The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CentOS Linux
North West / Manchester
Rank 79 93 84
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing CentOS 12 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 0.50% 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.48% 2.52% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 5 1
Median daily rate £400 £413 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +75.53%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £448 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.55% +19.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.38 £8.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
+92.64% -82.10%

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
268 357 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.82% 19.79% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 181 155
Median daily rate £400 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £171 £220 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 24 30
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.25 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £10.01
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £40.00 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing CentOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford -10 1 - -
CentOS
North West

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CentOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (88.89%) Puppet
3 21 (77.78%) DevOps
3 21 (77.78%) Python
4 20 (74.07%) Red Hat
4 20 (74.07%) Jenkins
5 17 (62.96%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
7 14 (51.85%) Ansible
7 14 (51.85%) Java
7 14 (51.85%) Configuration Management
8 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
9 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (37.04%) Nagios
10 10 (37.04%) OpenStack
10 10 (37.04%) Ruby
11 9 (33.33%) Fedora
11 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 8 (29.63%) HTTPS
12 8 (29.63%) SSL
12 8 (29.63%) Subversion
12 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
12 8 (29.63%) Kibana
12 8 (29.63%) Ganglia
12 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
12 8 (29.63%) Graphite
12 8 (29.63%) Riemann
12 8 (29.63%) Travis CI

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (37.04%) OpenStack
2 4 (14.81%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) nginx
3 3 (11.11%) Confluence
3 3 (11.11%) SAS
3 3 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.70%) IIS
4 1 (3.70%) Jetty
Cloud Services
1 17 (62.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (18.52%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon ELB
3 4 (14.81%) Amazon S3
3 4 (14.81%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (11.11%) CloudFront
5 1 (3.70%) IaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (3.70%) PaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Route 53
5 1 (3.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (29.63%) HTTPS
2 8 (29.63%) SSL
3 6 (22.22%) DHCP
3 6 (22.22%) DNS
4 4 (14.81%) Firewall
5 3 (11.11%) HTTP
5 3 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 3 (11.11%) Network Security
6 2 (7.41%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (7.41%) IMAP
6 2 (7.41%) MRTG
6 2 (7.41%) SMTP
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
7 1 (3.70%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (14.81%) Redis
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Jenkins
2 11 (40.74%) Git (software)
3 8 (29.63%) GoCD
3 8 (29.63%) Subversion
3 8 (29.63%) Travis CI
4 4 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (11.11%) JIRA
5 3 (11.11%) Vagrant
6 1 (3.70%) GitLab
6 1 (3.70%) Hudson
6 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
6 1 (3.70%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (3.70%) Developer
5 1 (3.70%) DevOps Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (14.81%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (11.11%) Elastic Stack
2 3 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (7.41%) REST
4 1 (3.70%) .NET
4 1 (3.70%) LAMP
4 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Clustering
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
2 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (33.33%) Fedora
4 8 (29.63%) Ubuntu
5 6 (22.22%) Debian
6 4 (14.81%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) DevOps
2 14 (51.85%) Configuration Management
3 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (40.74%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Open Source
6 3 (11.11%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.11%) Video Analytics
7 1 (3.70%) Change Management
7 1 (3.70%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
7 1 (3.70%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (3.70%) Microservices
7 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (3.70%) Web Development
7 1 (3.70%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (77.78%) Python
2 14 (51.85%) Java
3 10 (37.04%) Ruby
4 8 (29.63%) Bash Shell
5 7 (25.93%) Perl
6 6 (22.22%) PHP
7 4 (14.81%) SQL
8 3 (11.11%) Korn
9 2 (7.41%) C
9 2 (7.41%) C++
9 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
10 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
10 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
10 1 (3.70%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Dovecot
1 2 (7.41%) iptables
1 2 (7.41%) KVM
1 2 (7.41%) Sendmail
1 2 (7.41%) Squid
1 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 24 (88.89%) Puppet
2 15 (55.56%) Opscode Chef
3 14 (51.85%) Ansible
4 10 (37.04%) Nagios
5 8 (29.63%) Ganglia
5 8 (29.63%) Graphite
5 8 (29.63%) Kibana
5 8 (29.63%) Riemann
6 3 (11.11%) Packer
7 2 (7.41%) Cacti
7 2 (7.41%) HAProxy
7 2 (7.41%) OpenNebula
8 1 (3.70%) FreeIPA
8 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) SaltStack
3 3 (11.11%) New Relic
3 3 (11.11%) RightScale
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) Hortonworks
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) Pega
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk