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 18 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 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 0.40% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
39 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 15.48% 25.13% 16.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 16 26
Average daily rate £394 £570 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.92% +42.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £615 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 9
Average hourly rate £42.50 £32.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +75.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
CentOS
South East

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 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Squid
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) Route 53
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) VRRP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Web Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (50.00%) Cacti
1 1 (50.00%) Munin
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
1 1 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (50.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint