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 24 October 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 57 66 -
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 23 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 2.08% 0.98% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.96% 3.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 21 8 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +54.76%
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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
289 251 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 26.13% 27.40% 14.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 135 72
Average daily rate £290 £323 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.07% +3.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £109 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £418 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 18 10
Average hourly rate £14.87 £12.52 £14.46
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.73% -13.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 39 (75.00%) Splunk
2 36 (69.23%) Linux
3 34 (65.38%) Service Management
3 34 (65.38%) Ubuntu
4 32 (61.54%) Workflow
5 28 (53.85%) Python
6 25 (48.08%) Windows
7 23 (44.23%) Incident Management
8 21 (40.38%) VMware
9 19 (36.54%) Windows XP
9 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (34.62%) SAN
11 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
12 16 (30.77%) VMware Server
13 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
14 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
15 13 (25.00%) Puppet
15 13 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
16 12 (23.08%) Nagios
17 10 (19.23%) NHS
18 6 (11.54%) SQL
18 6 (11.54%) ITIL
18 6 (11.54%) UNIX
19 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
20 4 (7.69%) Firewall
21 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
21 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
21 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
21 3 (5.77%) SLA

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (3.85%) Apache
1 2 (3.85%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 18 (34.62%) SAN
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (3.85%) Network Security
3 2 (3.85%) DHCP
3 2 (3.85%) DNS
3 2 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
General
1 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (15.38%) Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Support Analyst
3 7 (13.46%) Applications Support
4 6 (11.54%) Technical Support
4 6 (11.54%) Linux Support
5 5 (9.62%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Support Technician
6 4 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.77%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) IT Support
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Technician
8 2 (3.85%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) Service Desk Analyst
9 1 (1.92%) IT Support Technician
9 1 (1.92%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) NHS
2 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (69.23%) Linux
2 34 (65.38%) Ubuntu
3 25 (48.08%) Windows
4 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (36.54%) Windows XP
4 19 (36.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (11.54%) UNIX
6 2 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (3.85%) AIX
6 2 (3.85%) Solaris
7 1 (1.92%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (65.38%) Service Management
2 32 (61.54%) Workflow
3 23 (44.23%) Incident Management
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 2 (3.85%) Quality Management
5 2 (3.85%) Time Management
5 2 (3.85%) QMS
5 2 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Capacity Management
5 2 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (53.85%) Python
2 6 (11.54%) SQL
3 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (28.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) SLA
2 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.85%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (30.77%) VMware Server
2 3 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.77%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.85%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (25.00%) Puppet
2 12 (23.08%) Nagios
3 2 (3.85%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 39 (75.00%) Splunk
2 21 (40.38%) VMware
3 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (3.85%) Remedy
4 2 (3.85%) Imperva
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Cisco
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft