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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 114 109 103
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Contract jobs citing CentOS 5 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.55% 0.46%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 1.66% 1.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 8
Average daily rate
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£343 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.14% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £330 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £380 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -49.24%
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
611 664 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 29.42% 32.97% 30.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 363 345 308
Average daily rate £365 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 42 59
Average hourly rate £16.83 £15.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.32% -23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.30 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -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
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 7 July 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 - 3 £360 - 1
Portsmouth - 1 - -
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (42.86%) Python
2 9 (42.86%) RHCE
2 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 9 (42.86%) Postfix
2 9 (42.86%) SELinux
3 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
4 7 (33.33%) DNS
5 6 (28.57%) FTP
5 6 (28.57%) HTTP
5 6 (28.57%) XML
5 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (23.81%) qmail
6 5 (23.81%) MySQL
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
6 5 (23.81%) VMware
6 5 (23.81%) Debian
7 4 (19.05%) SSH
7 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
7 4 (19.05%) SMTP
7 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
7 4 (19.05%) Internet
7 4 (19.05%) C++

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 2 (9.52%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) FTP
2 6 (28.57%) HTTP
3 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
3 4 (19.05%) Internet
3 4 (19.05%) SSH
3 4 (19.05%) SMTP
4 3 (14.29%) SSL
5 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (9.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
2 3 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Juju
General
1 2 (9.52%) Military
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (33.33%) Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) IT Security Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Security Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Tester
6 1 (4.76%) Database Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (9.52%) XSL
2 2 (9.52%) XSLT
2 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) PKI
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Debian
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Ubuntu
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 2000
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (4.76%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (19.05%) Multithreading
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
2 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (9.52%) Vulnerability Management
3 2 (9.52%) Database Security
3 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
3 2 (9.52%) SOA
3 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Change Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (4.76%) Signal Processing
4 1 (4.76%) UML
4 1 (4.76%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (4.76%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Python
2 4 (19.05%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) PHP
4 2 (9.52%) Shell Script
4 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) RHCE
2 8 (38.10%) Security Cleared
3 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (42.86%) Postfix
2 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (23.81%) qmail
3 4 (19.05%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (9.52%) iptables
4 2 (9.52%) vSphere
5 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (42.86%) SELinux
2 3 (14.29%) Hyperic
2 3 (14.29%) Nagios
3 2 (9.52%) Puppet
3 2 (9.52%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Red Hat
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
2 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) SolarWinds
3 3 (14.29%) Splunk
4 1 (4.76%) Intel
4 1 (4.76%) Cisco