The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 52 53 57
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +4
Contract jobs citing CentOS 4 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 1.52% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.70% 6.59% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 2
Average daily rate £360 £170 £406
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+111.76% -58.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +216.66%
CentOS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
108 167 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 17.97% 23.10% 30.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 81 86
Average daily rate £260 £190 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.84% -41.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £113 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £396 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 34 27
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.60 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

CentOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

CentOS Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -10 4 £360 +111.76%
CentOS
East of England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Ubuntu
3 11 (78.57%) Perl
3 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
4 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 10 (71.43%) Bash Shell
4 10 (71.43%) Puppet
4 10 (71.43%) Solaris
5 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (50.00%) ITIL
7 5 (35.71%) VMware
8 4 (28.57%) DNS
9 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 3 (21.43%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) CFEngine
10 2 (14.29%) Docker
10 2 (14.29%) DevOps
10 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
10 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (14.29%) ITSM
10 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
10 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
10 2 (14.29%) MySQL
10 2 (14.29%) Java
10 2 (14.29%) Python
10 2 (14.29%) VoIP
11 1 (7.14%) DHCP

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 1 (7.14%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (7.14%) DHCP
3 1 (7.14%) Firewall
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (7.14%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Linux Administrator
1 10 (71.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 10 (71.43%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (35.71%) Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) HTML
1 1 (7.14%) HTML5
1 1 (7.14%) LAMP
1 1 (7.14%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) Spring Boot
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (92.86%) Ubuntu
3 10 (71.43%) Solaris
3 10 (71.43%) Unix
4 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (21.43%) Windows
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
2 2 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) DevOps
2 2 (14.29%) ITSM
3 1 (7.14%) BDD
3 1 (7.14%) High Availability
3 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
3 1 (7.14%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (78.57%) Perl
2 10 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
2 1 (7.14%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 10 (71.43%) Puppet
2 3 (21.43%) CFEngine
3 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Red Hat
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) AppDynamics
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) LogRhythm
4 1 (7.14%) New Relic