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 4 May 2016 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 96 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.087% 0.26% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 1.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £290 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.24% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £8.50 - £35.00
CentOS
England

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
389 185 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 33.77% 24.03% 29.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 100 134
Median daily rate £283 £325 £260
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.07% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £499 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £342 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.14% +6.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 27 5
Median hourly rate £26.00 £13.71 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.64% +11.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £18.00 £17.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 4 May 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) SUSE
3 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (57.14%) Ruby
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (57.14%) Puppet
3 4 (57.14%) GitHub
3 4 (57.14%) Analytics
3 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
3 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 4 (57.14%) Docker
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Apache
5 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
5 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
5 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared

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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MongoDB
1 1 (14.29%) NoSQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) DevOps Consultant
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) DBA
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Migration Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) SUSE
3 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Solaris
4 1 (14.29%) Unix
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Analytics
2 4 (57.14%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (28.57%) Web Development
4 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 1 (14.29%) Refactoring
4 1 (14.29%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
1 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 1 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Sun