The first table below looks at the demand for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire 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 Hampshire 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 108 115 95
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Contract jobs citing CentOS 4 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.12% 0.33%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 0.47% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate £363 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
643 422 456
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.97% 24.74% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 251 180
Average daily rate £321 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.72% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £169 £178 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £413 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 60 85
Average hourly rate £25.00 £16.50 £27.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.51% -39.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £39.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Portsmouth - 1 £425 -
Fareham - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (80.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Ruby
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
6 3 (30.00%) Retail
6 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 3 (30.00%) Maven
6 3 (30.00%) Debian
6 3 (30.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
7 2 (20.00%) SOA
7 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
7 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
7 2 (20.00%) UNIX
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
7 2 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (20.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (20.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) VMware
7 2 (20.00%) Migration

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (30.00%) Maven
2 2 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Mockito
3 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) RSpec
3 1 (10.00%) Selenium
3 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (10.00%) JMeter
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Leader
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) EJB
2 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) PostGIS
2 2 (20.00%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (10.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (30.00%) Debian
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
4 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (20.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Security Management
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Cacti
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) Percona
4 1 (10.00%) Endeca
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco