The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
198 201 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.21% 25.44% 26.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 98 52
Average daily rate £390 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £115 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 38 24
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -42.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £29.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

CentOS
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) vCloud

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Fedora
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) VMware