The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 69 63 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing CentOS 3 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.35% 0.47% 0.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.57% 1.90% 4.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£443 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.42% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +2.94%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
191 210 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.98% 24.76% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 85 33
Average daily rate £358 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £145 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £310
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 12
Average hourly rate £14.50 £15.35 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.53% +9.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.14 £20.90 £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) NFS
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
2 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 4 (66.67%) BIG-IP
3 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) F5
3 4 (66.67%) Change Control
3 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) MS Office
4 3 (50.00%) OVSD
4 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) ITSM
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) PaaS
5 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (16.67%) MCITP

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) iSCSI
2 4 (66.67%) BIG-IP
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support
2 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Architect
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Specialist
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Ubuntu
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Control
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) ITSM
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) MCITP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) NFS
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) OVSD
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) F5
2 4 (66.67%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle