The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 Gloucestershire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 44 47 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +26
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.26% 0.30% 0.64%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.81% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 5
Average daily rate £425 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.45% -0.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -33.33%
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% -
Operating Systems Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
146 123 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 37.44% 37.27% 28.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 67 119
Average daily rate £350 £450 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 9 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.25 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.68% +87.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £24.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £42.50 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
CentOS
South West

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 25 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) qmail

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) SNMP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Build Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Squid
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) qmail
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
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