The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 52 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 21 13 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.05% 1.41% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.14% 4.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £401 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-43.82% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £33.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
-47.91% +71.42%
CentOS
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
207 262 241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 20.18% 28.45% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 124 132
Average daily rate £248 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.65% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £107 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £415 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 12
Average hourly rate £13.20 £30.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.00% +100.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

CentOS
Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CentOS across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

CentOS Daily Rate Histogram in Leeds

CentOS
Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the Leeds region.

CentOS Hourly Rate Trend in Leeds

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 38 (76.00%) Ubuntu
1 38 (76.00%) Splunk
2 33 (66.00%) Python
3 30 (60.00%) Service Management
4 29 (58.00%) Workflow
5 27 (54.00%) Linux
6 26 (52.00%) Windows
7 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 19 (38.00%) Incident Management
9 18 (36.00%) VMware
9 18 (36.00%) SAN
10 17 (34.00%) Windows XP
11 16 (32.00%) VMware Server
12 13 (26.00%) NHS
13 12 (24.00%) Puppet
14 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
15 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
15 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
16 9 (18.00%) UNIX
17 8 (16.00%) ITIL
17 8 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
18 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
19 6 (12.00%) Nagios
19 6 (12.00%) Cisco
19 6 (12.00%) Firewall
20 5 (10.00%) Apache
20 5 (10.00%) nginx
21 4 (8.00%) Perl

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (10.00%) Apache
1 5 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (36.00%) SAN
2 6 (12.00%) Firewall
3 3 (6.00%) SSL
4 2 (4.00%) DHCP
4 2 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (2.00%) LAN
5 1 (2.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (16.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (14.00%) Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Support Analyst
3 6 (12.00%) Linux Support
3 6 (12.00%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Support Technician
5 3 (6.00%) Support Specialist
5 3 (6.00%) IT Support
5 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (4.00%) UNIX Engineer
7 1 (2.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Support Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (2.00%) Help Desk Operator
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.00%) NHS
2 8 (16.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 38 (76.00%) Ubuntu
2 27 (54.00%) Linux
3 26 (52.00%) Windows
4 22 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (38.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (34.00%) Windows XP
7 9 (18.00%) UNIX
8 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (4.00%) AIX
9 2 (4.00%) Solaris
9 2 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (2.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (60.00%) Service Management
2 29 (58.00%) Workflow
3 19 (38.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (8.00%) Quality Management
5 4 (8.00%) QMS
6 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.00%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.00%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (2.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (66.00%) Python
2 4 (8.00%) Perl
3 2 (4.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.00%) C
4 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) ISEB
3 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (32.00%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) Puppet
2 6 (12.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) Cacti
3 1 (2.00%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Splunk
2 18 (36.00%) VMware
3 10 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (12.00%) Cisco
5 4 (8.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.00%) IBM
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