The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.48% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
CentOS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
106 132 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.18% 31.58% 31.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 57 25
Average daily rate £400 £250 £253
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -0.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £325 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 31 17
Average hourly rate £13.00 £18.00 £19.04
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -5.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £16.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £32.55 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Lancashire

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Burnley - 2 - -
CentOS
North West

CentOS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Cacti
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Percona
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Lancashire 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
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Nagios
1 2 (100.00%) Cacti
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Percona