The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 83 77 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 3 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.62% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.01% 3.03% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £329
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -26.92%
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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 Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
298 231 242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.72% 20.61% 23.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 120 109
Average daily rate £350 £269 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -14.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £135 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 25 35
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.14
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -3.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.02 £10.93 £9.69
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £30.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -13.04%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) nginx
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Percona
2 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (33.33%) Imperva
3 1 (33.33%) Remedy
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) HIPAA

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall Support
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) LAMP
2 1 (33.33%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (66.67%) Load Balancing
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) HIPAA
1 1 (33.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
1 2 (66.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Percona
2 1 (33.33%) Imperva
2 1 (33.33%) Remedy
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle