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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 120 99 99
Rank change year-on-year
-21 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 4 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.18% 0.82% 0.60%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.66% 2.60% 2.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 11
Average daily rate
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£388 £365 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% -14.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £330 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £40.50
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
602 655 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 27.40% 31.78% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 356 361 273
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £437 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 55 53
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £11.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 August 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 £388 -
Portsmouth - 1 - - 2
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) RHCE
2 9 (75.00%) Postfix
2 9 (75.00%) SELinux
3 8 (66.67%) DNS
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) FTP
4 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (41.67%) qmail
5 5 (41.67%) SMTP
5 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
5 5 (41.67%) Debian
5 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (33.33%) SSH
6 4 (33.33%) HTTP
6 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
6 4 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
7 3 (25.00%) SSL
8 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 2 (16.67%) iptables
9 1 (8.33%) Server Building
9 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
9 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
9 1 (8.33%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) FTP
3 5 (41.67%) SMTP
4 4 (33.33%) SSH
4 4 (33.33%) HTTP
4 4 (33.33%) HTTPS
5 3 (25.00%) SSL
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
1 1 (8.33%) Juju
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
2 7 (58.33%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Debian
3 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) Scientific Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (8.33%) Change Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
2 1 (8.33%) Software Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Signal Processing
2 1 (8.33%) Signal Processing
2 1 (8.33%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (8.33%) Server Building
2 1 (8.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) RHCE
2 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 5 (41.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) Postfix
2 5 (41.67%) qmail
3 4 (33.33%) SpamAssassin
4 2 (16.67%) iptables
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) Squid
5 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) SELinux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) Intel