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 5 February 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank - 24 22
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford - 1.57% 0.71%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 9.09% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.50 £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +216.66%
CentOS
Surrey

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
40 33 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Guildford 36.70% 17.28% 20.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 17
Average daily rate £350 £375 £240
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +56.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £285 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £470 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £13.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
3 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (50.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Juniper
4 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) ISDN
4 1 (25.00%) LAN

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) SMTP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (25.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall Support
2 1 (25.00%) LAN Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) WAN Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CEH
2 1 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper