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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 71 - 55
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.33% - 0.70%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.29% - 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Average daily rate
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£423 - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £341
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £32.50
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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
233 176 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 25.86% 24.41% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 65 23
Average daily rate £299 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.41% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £132 £120 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £431 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 9
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.06 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £15.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CentOS across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CentOS Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) NFS
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) PaaS
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) MCITP
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) OVSD
3 1 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

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