The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 Milton Keynes 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 64 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.76% 0.31% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.43% 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £214 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+86.69% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £33.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-49.24% -20.00%
Operating Systems Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
204 146 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.25% 22.64% 31.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 53 68
Average daily rate £318 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.30% +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £210 £148
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 16
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £12.50 £12.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.38 £14.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
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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 10 July 2014, 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 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
3 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
4 8 (61.54%) Ubuntu
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
5 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 7 (53.85%) NFS
5 7 (53.85%) iSCSI
5 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
6 6 (46.15%) LAMP
6 6 (46.15%) Sendmail
6 6 (46.15%) SLA
6 6 (46.15%) Apache
7 5 (38.46%) LDAP
7 5 (38.46%) HP
7 5 (38.46%) NetApp
7 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
7 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 5 (38.46%) Postfix
7 5 (38.46%) Squid
8 4 (30.77%) Change Control
9 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
9 3 (23.08%) F5
10 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
11 1 (7.69%) WAMP
11 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (7.69%) Ajax

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) Apache
2 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Moodle
Communications & Networking
1 7 (53.85%) iSCSI
2 5 (38.46%) LDAP
3 3 (23.08%) BIG-IP
4 1 (7.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
1 8 (61.54%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Support
3 4 (30.77%) Systems Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Support
4 2 (15.38%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Web Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) LAMP
2 1 (7.69%) Ajax
2 1 (7.69%) jQuery
2 1 (7.69%) WAMP
2 1 (7.69%) RESTful
2 1 (7.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) EqualLogic
1 1 (7.69%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Linux
2 8 (61.54%) Ubuntu
3 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
1 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Security Cleared
2 9 (69.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) NFS
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 6 (46.15%) Sendmail
4 5 (38.46%) Postfix
4 5 (38.46%) Squid
5 1 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (7.69%) XenApp
5 1 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) NetApp
2 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
2 5 (38.46%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) F5
4 1 (7.69%) Rackspace
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.69%) Veeam