The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 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 Leeds 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 77 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 8 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.69% 0.78% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.11% 4.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Average daily rate £350 £260 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.61% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £34.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 -
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
257 145 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 22.02% 18.95% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 77 102
Average daily rate £320 £270 £298
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% -9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 26
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.45 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.85 £57.85 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
CentOS
West Yorkshire

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 9 (81.82%) Splunk
2 8 (72.73%) Puppet
2 8 (72.73%) Python
2 8 (72.73%) NHS
2 8 (72.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (72.73%) Ubuntu
3 7 (63.64%) Service Management
3 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (54.55%) Apache
4 6 (54.55%) Workflow
4 6 (54.55%) nginx
5 4 (36.36%) QMS
5 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 3 (27.27%) UNIX
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) Perl
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) SSL
6 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 2 (18.18%) SLA
7 2 (18.18%) ISEB
7 2 (18.18%) MS Excel

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 6 (54.55%) Apache
1 6 (54.55%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) SSL
3 1 (9.09%) LAN
3 1 (9.09%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (72.73%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Support Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) NHS
2 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Ubuntu
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Service Management
2 6 (54.55%) Workflow
3 4 (36.36%) Quality Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
3 4 (36.36%) QMS
4 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Python
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Hyperic
2 1 (9.09%) Cacti
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Splunk
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft