The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CentOS Linux
England / North East
Rank - 72 51
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - 0.68% 1.34%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.23% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 8
Median daily rate - £500 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £50.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £50.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
-64.35% +6.31%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
369 186 178
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 36.57% 21.11% 26.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 251 98 102
Median daily rate £335 £375 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +22.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 14
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% +9.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £15.00 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.50 £46.30 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing CentOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in the North East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 North East region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Puppet
3 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (80.00%) Ansible
4 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (70.00%) DevOps
5 6 (60.00%) Java
5 6 (60.00%) GitHub
5 6 (60.00%) Subversion
6 5 (50.00%) Ruby
6 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
6 5 (50.00%) ZABBIX
6 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (50.00%) Windows
6 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
6 5 (50.00%) Python
6 5 (50.00%) Nagios
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
7 4 (40.00%) Apache
7 4 (40.00%) PHP
7 4 (40.00%) Hudson
7 4 (40.00%) Rackspace
8 3 (30.00%) OpenNMS
8 3 (30.00%) Zenoss
8 3 (30.00%) Unix
8 3 (30.00%) Jython
8 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (20.00%) LAMP

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) GitHub
2 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (20.00%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (20.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) DHCP
1 1 (10.00%) DNS
1 1 (10.00%) Firewall
1 1 (10.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DataStage
1 2 (20.00%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (20.00%) MySQL
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Subversion
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (40.00%) Hudson
4 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (20.00%) GitLab
4 2 (20.00%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Administrator
1 9 (90.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (60.00%) Linux Administrator
2 6 (60.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 4 (40.00%) DevOps Administrator
4 4 (40.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 4 (40.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Senior DevOps
4 4 (40.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 4 (40.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (20.00%) LAMP
1 2 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
1 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (10.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) DevOps
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) ITIL
3 2 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 5 (50.00%) Python
2 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 4 (40.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) Jython
5 2 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VirtualBox
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Puppet
2 8 (80.00%) Ansible
2 8 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (50.00%) Nagios
3 5 (50.00%) ZABBIX
4 3 (30.00%) OpenNMS
4 3 (30.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Rackspace
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) RightScale