The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.70% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.60% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £341
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £32.50
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 Kent region.

Operating Systems Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
77 62 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 26.83% 23.31% 27.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 31 62
Average daily rate £339 £313 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.40% +35.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £175 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £363
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 17
Average hourly rate £22.50 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -21.05%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 24 December 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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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
Maidstone - - - - 1
Tunbridge Wells - - - -
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 2 (100.00%) Zend
1 2 (100.00%) Zend Framework
1 2 (100.00%) Zend Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) Data Transformation
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Internet
1 2 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Zend Studio
1 2 (100.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (50.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) EDIFACT
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Clustering
1 2 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Validation
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 2 (100.00%) Data Transformation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Zend