The first table below looks at the demand for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 24 July 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 Middlesex 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank - 23 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex - 1.29% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 10.34% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £338 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +23.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-53.47% -15.29%
Operating Systems Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
45 29 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 19.07% 12.45% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 17
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £300 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Average hourly rate £42.75 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+42.50% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £30.00 £16.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £30.90 £42.18
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
CentOS
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CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) Munin
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Varnish
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Route 53
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) HAProxy

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Route 53
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (100.00%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) Cacti
1 1 (100.00%) Munin
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Salt