The first table below looks at the demand for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Kent region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 44 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.36% - 0.39%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.79% - 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£350 - £318
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £309
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +19.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-53.47% -
Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
56 86 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 20.07% 31.39% 24.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 53 33
Average daily rate £350 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £130 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 17
Average hourly rate £12.50 £16.00 £11.33
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.87% +41.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Kent

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Kent region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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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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
Sittingbourne - 1 £350 -
Rochester - - - -
Sandwich - - - - 1
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) OS/400
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) WebLOAD
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Kent 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) WebLOAD
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) OS/400
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed