The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Lancashire 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.22% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.90% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£425 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £288
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +26.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-53.47% -15.29%
Operating Systems Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
111 89 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 24.45% 33.33% 23.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 27 43
Average daily rate £282 £313 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.76% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £212 £223 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £358 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 14
Average hourly rate £18.00 £20.50 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.19% -5.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.48 £12.60 £17.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.40 £31.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
CentOS
North West

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 25 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.

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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Accrington - - - -
CentOS
North West

CentOS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Percona
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Percona