The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank - 40 37
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - 1.09% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.70% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate
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- £438 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £17.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -48.52%
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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 Gloucestershire region.

Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
117 148 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 26.90% 40.33% 35.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 79 53
Average daily rate £425 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -22.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 21 15
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +14.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £13.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) iptables
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) MediaWiki
2 2 (66.67%) Build Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Confluence
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
2 2 (66.67%) Postfix
2 2 (66.67%) XenServer
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Wiki
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) Samba
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) VMware

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (66.67%) MediaWiki
1 2 (66.67%) Confluence
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Network Security
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) LDAP
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) IPv6
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (66.67%) Hudson
2 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) Subversion
3 1 (33.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Network Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Wiki
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Build Automation
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) iptables
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Postfix
1 2 (66.67%) XenServer
1 2 (66.67%) Samba
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) ZABBIX
3 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat