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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 91 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.47% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.47%
CentOS
North West

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
339 280 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.96% 22.75% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 150 118
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 27 20
Average hourly rate £13.87 £15.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.53% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.85 £9.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £25.00 £24.88
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CentOS across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CentOS Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 3 - -
CentOS
North West

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 9 (52.94%) MySQL
3 8 (47.06%) PHP
3 8 (47.06%) VMware
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
5 6 (35.29%) Apache
5 6 (35.29%) SAN
5 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
6 5 (29.41%) NetApp
6 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
6 5 (29.41%) Puppet
7 4 (23.53%) nginx
7 4 (23.53%) Nagios
7 4 (23.53%) Firewall
7 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
7 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
7 4 (23.53%) PHP-FPM
8 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
8 3 (17.65%) cPanel
8 3 (17.65%) DevOps
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco
8 3 (17.65%) UNIX
8 3 (17.65%) CMS
8 3 (17.65%) EMC
8 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
8 3 (17.65%) VLAN
9 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (35.29%) Apache
2 4 (23.53%) Tomcat
2 4 (23.53%) nginx
3 3 (17.65%) CMS
4 1 (5.88%) Lync
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Route 53
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 6 (35.29%) SAN
2 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 3 (17.65%) VLAN
3 3 (17.65%) iSCSI
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 1 (5.88%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) JIRA
1 1 (5.88%) Hudson
1 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (29.41%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Server Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) PHP Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
5 1 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) PHP-FPM
2 1 (5.88%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
3 3 (17.65%) UNIX
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) Debian
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 1 (5.88%) Coaching
3 1 (5.88%) Auto-Scaling
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) ERP
3 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Open Source
3 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) PHP
2 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Active Directory
2 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Puppet
2 4 (23.53%) Nagios
3 3 (17.65%) cPanel
4 1 (5.88%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 6 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 5 (29.41%) NetApp
4 3 (17.65%) EMC
4 3 (17.65%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.88%) Sage