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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CentOS Linux
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 64 61 70
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing CentOS 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.30% 0.69% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.15% 2.89% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £425 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £430 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
174 173 197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 26.44% 23.80% 23.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 93 65 84
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £353 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.54% +4.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 7
Median hourly rate £10.20 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.33% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.75 £14.16 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £17.08
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +6.25%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing CentOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 26 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL V2
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (84.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 11 (84.62%) ITIL
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 11 (84.62%) vCloud
2 11 (84.62%) Virtual Machines
3 10 (76.92%) Capacity Management
3 10 (76.92%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (61.54%) Docker
4 8 (61.54%) vRealize
4 8 (61.54%) SCCM
4 8 (61.54%) MS Office
4 8 (61.54%) Puppet
5 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
5 7 (53.85%) IaaS
6 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
8 4 (30.77%) SCOM
9 3 (23.08%) Replication
9 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
9 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
9 3 (23.08%) Veeam
9 3 (23.08%) vSphere

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
2 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) IaaS
2 2 (15.38%) IBM PureFlex
General
1 2 (15.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) VMware Specialist
2 5 (38.46%) Automation Specialist
3 4 (30.77%) Data Centre Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Build Automation Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 3 (23.08%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL
1 11 (84.62%) ITIL V2
2 10 (76.92%) Capacity Management
2 10 (76.92%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (23.08%) Virtual Environments
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Management
5 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
5 1 (7.69%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (53.85%) Security Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
4 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (84.62%) vCloud
2 11 (84.62%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (61.54%) Docker
4 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
4 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (23.08%) vSphere
5 2 (15.38%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) Puppet
1 8 (61.54%) SCCM
1 8 (61.54%) vRealize
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
3 3 (23.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Veeam
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
4 2 (15.38%) Nimsoft
4 2 (15.38%) Veritas