The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 100 103 106
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs citing CentOS 16 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.74% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.16% 0.36% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 0
Average daily rate
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£333 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +2.94%
CentOS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
740 558 358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 34.42% 29.84% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 359 293 212
Average daily rate £345 £310 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% +0.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £165 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 50 54
Average hourly rate £22.50 £28.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +86.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £38.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CentOS across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CentOS Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Farnborough - 5 £238 -
Portsmouth +1 3 £290 -31.76% 1
Basingstoke - - - - 1
Havant - - - -
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 31 (83.78%) Linux
2 11 (29.73%) Python
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
2 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 11 (29.73%) Puppet
3 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
3 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (24.32%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) Windows
4 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
4 9 (24.32%) DevOps
5 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
5 8 (21.62%) C++
5 8 (21.62%) Scrum
5 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (18.92%) VMware
6 7 (18.92%) SQL
6 7 (18.92%) Oracle
6 7 (18.92%) SSL
6 7 (18.92%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (16.22%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (16.22%) Amazon RDS
7 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (16.22%) Amazon S3
7 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
7 6 (16.22%) XML
7 6 (16.22%) MySQL
7 6 (16.22%) Java

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (16.22%) Tomcat
2 3 (8.11%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon S3
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (16.22%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (13.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 5 (13.51%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) SSL
3 5 (13.51%) Internet
3 5 (13.51%) DSL
3 5 (13.51%) HTTP
3 5 (13.51%) Network Security
4 4 (10.81%) FTP
4 4 (10.81%) DNS
5 3 (8.11%) HTTPS
5 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (8.11%) SMTP
5 3 (8.11%) SSH
6 2 (5.41%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.70%) VLAN
7 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
7 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.70%) DHCP
7 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.70%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.22%) MySQL
1 6 (16.22%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Jenkins
2 5 (13.51%) RSpec
3 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
3 3 (8.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Military
3 1 (2.70%) French Language
3 1 (2.70%) German Language
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
3 1 (2.70%) Back Office
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Developer
2 7 (18.92%) DevOps Engineer
3 5 (13.51%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (13.51%) Administrator
4 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Security Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) IT Security Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (2.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.70%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.22%) XML
2 2 (5.41%) XSL
2 2 (5.41%) XSLT
2 2 (5.41%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) JSF
3 1 (2.70%) Java EE
3 1 (2.70%) JPA
3 1 (2.70%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) JMS
3 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
3 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
1 3 (8.11%) Cryptography
2 2 (5.41%) PKI
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 31 (83.78%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 7 (18.92%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (16.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.81%) Debian
7 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
7 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) HPUX
8 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (24.32%) DevOps
3 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (21.62%) Scrum
4 5 (13.51%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Multithreading
5 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (8.11%) Cyber Security
6 3 (8.11%) Analytics
7 2 (5.41%) Database Security
7 2 (5.41%) SIEM
7 2 (5.41%) Vulnerability Management
7 2 (5.41%) SOA
8 1 (2.70%) CRM
8 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (29.73%) Python
2 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
3 8 (21.62%) C++
4 7 (18.92%) SQL
5 6 (16.22%) Java
6 5 (13.51%) Ruby
7 4 (10.81%) C
8 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) RHCE
4 2 (5.41%) Degree
5 1 (2.70%) CCNA
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) PCI DSS
2 3 (8.11%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) Postfix
3 4 (10.81%) qmail
4 3 (8.11%) SpamAssassin
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 2 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.70%) Firmware
6 1 (2.70%) Snort
6 1 (2.70%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (29.73%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) Vagrant
2 5 (13.51%) SELinux
3 3 (8.11%) Hyperic
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
2 7 (18.92%) VMware
2 7 (18.92%) Oracle
3 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
4 3 (8.11%) Splunk
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Sun
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Juniper