The first table below looks at the demand for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the East of England region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 141 124 136
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +12
Contract jobs citing CentOS 2 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.066% 0.042% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.16% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
Average daily rate
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- £375 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £309
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +19.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-53.47% -
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
796 608 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.30% 25.56% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 227 350
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £158 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 117 142
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -14.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.08 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
CentOS
England

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

CentOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

CentOS Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 1
Essex - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - - 4
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Apache
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (62.50%) RHCE
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (62.50%) Migration
4 5 (62.50%) ERP
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
4 5 (62.50%) SAP
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
6 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
6 3 (37.50%) EMC
6 3 (37.50%) OCP
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
6 3 (37.50%) ITIL
6 3 (37.50%) Perl
6 3 (37.50%) SQL
6 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (37.50%) DHCP
6 3 (37.50%) DNS
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
6 3 (37.50%) vSphere
6 3 (37.50%) SCCM
6 3 (37.50%) SCOM

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 7 (87.50%) Apache
Business Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DHCP
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (62.50%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) RESTful
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Symfony
2 1 (12.50%) CakePHP
2 1 (12.50%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (12.50%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Migration
1 5 (62.50%) ERP
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Data Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) T-SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) RHCE
2 3 (37.50%) OCP
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (37.50%) SCCM
1 3 (37.50%) SCOM
1 3 (37.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) SAP
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) Rackspace