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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 106 106 102
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs citing CentOS 11 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.58% 0.72% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.02% 1.88% 1.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 5
Average daily rate £373 £359 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -10.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £286 £349
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £433 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £328 £400
% change year-on-year
+37.40% -18.12%
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
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
544 800 483
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 28.69% 38.61% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 399 238
Average daily rate £350 £330 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 50 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £32.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.84% +3.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 3 £450 -
Portsmouth -6 2 £275 -5.17% 2
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 35 (92.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 30 (78.95%) Linux
3 29 (76.32%) Red Hat
4 27 (71.05%) WebSphere
5 26 (68.42%) WebSphere Application Server
6 23 (60.53%) AIX
6 23 (60.53%) SC Cleared
6 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
6 23 (60.53%) WebSphere Process Server
7 22 (57.89%) IBM
8 9 (23.68%) Unix
9 8 (21.05%) SOAP
9 8 (21.05%) XML
9 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.05%) PHP
9 8 (21.05%) SQL
9 8 (21.05%) MySQL
9 8 (21.05%) CCNP
9 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (21.05%) Apache
9 8 (21.05%) LAMP
9 8 (21.05%) Subversion
9 8 (21.05%) JSON
9 8 (21.05%) QA
9 8 (21.05%) CakePHP
9 8 (21.05%) jQuery
9 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
9 8 (21.05%) PHPUnit
9 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
9 8 (21.05%) NoSQL

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 27 (71.05%) WebSphere
2 26 (68.42%) WebSphere Application Server
3 23 (60.53%) WebSphere Process Server
4 8 (21.05%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MongoDB
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
1 8 (21.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) PHPUnit
1 8 (21.05%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 12 (31.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Developer
3 7 (18.42%) WebSphere Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) PHP Developer
4 6 (15.79%) WebSphere Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Administrator
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Lead Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Server Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) CakePHP Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Lead PHP Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Server Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.05%) CakePHP
1 8 (21.05%) jQuery
1 8 (21.05%) JSON
1 8 (21.05%) LAMP
1 8 (21.05%) REST
1 8 (21.05%) SOAP
1 8 (21.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
1 1 (2.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 30 (78.95%) Linux
3 23 (60.53%) AIX
4 9 (23.68%) Unix
5 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) OO PHP
1 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
2 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (15.79%) Scrum
2 6 (15.79%) SDLC
3 1 (2.63%) Data Centre Operations
3 1 (2.63%) Data Management
3 1 (2.63%) Line Management
3 1 (2.63%) Network Design
3 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
1 8 (21.05%) PHP
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (60.53%) SC Cleared
1 23 (60.53%) Security Cleared
2 8 (21.05%) CCNP
2 8 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (76.32%) Red Hat
2 22 (57.89%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Cisco
3 1 (2.63%) Juniper
3 1 (2.63%) VMware