The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 17 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 1.45% 4.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.33% 10.00% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 0
Average daily rate - £238 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 - £35.00
CentOS
Hampshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30 50 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 43.48% 42.37% 37.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 24 7
Average daily rate £400 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £237 £354
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £413 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 2
Average hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +65.13%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

CentOS
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) AIX
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (28.57%) IBM

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough 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 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Process Server
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (42.86%) AIX
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 2 (28.57%) IBM