The first table below looks at the demand for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 16 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 Manchester 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 88 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.070% 0.20% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 1.02% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £260 £170 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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% -
Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
288 196 293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.03% 19.58% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 79 122
Average daily rate £305 £270 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.96% -14.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £125 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 38
Average hourly rate £14.25 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.25 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.36 £27.00 £24.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
CentOS
North West

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 16 April 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.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - - - -
Stockport - - - -
CentOS
North West

CentOS
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) OO
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) Derivative
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) XSD
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
3 5 (71.43%) LAMP
3 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) MySQL
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Programmer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) XSD
2 6 (85.71%) XSLT
3 5 (71.43%) LAMP
4 1 (14.29%) jQuery
4 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) OO
2 5 (71.43%) E-Commerce
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) PHP
1 7 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat