The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank - 31 27
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 0.53% 0.54%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.17% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +2.94%
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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 Guildford region.

Operating Systems Category
Guildford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
29 46 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 12.95% 24.47% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 15
Average daily rate £325 £195 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -29.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £143 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £430 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.21 £34.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -59.10%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Guildford

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 5 (100.00%) FortiGate
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) ISDN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Guildford 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) ISDN
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) Internet
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Support Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Kalman Filter
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Information Security
2 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Cyber Security
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper