The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 39 40 40
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 2 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.56% 1.13% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% 4.40% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £400 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.21%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
112 91 129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 31.37% 25.63% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 32
Average daily rate £325 £370 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 16 32
Average hourly rate £17.00 £27.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.18% -15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.90 £13.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £39.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CentOS across the Cambridge region.

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

CentOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the Cambridge region.

CentOS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

CentOS
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing CentOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CentOS.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 3 (27.27%) Workflow
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (18.18%) Puppet
5 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (18.18%) DevOps
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 1 (9.09%) Finance

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing CentOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited CentOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Desktop Support
2 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Support Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Desktop Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Linux Administrator
2 5 (45.45%) Administrator
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Desktop Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) Mac OS X
4 3 (27.27%) Debian
4 3 (27.27%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Puppet
1 2 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
1 5 (45.45%) VMware