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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 2 June 2015 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank - - 23
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - 4.80%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 19.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- -49.62%
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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 North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
198 158 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.55% 27.01% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 100 25
Average daily rate £298 £263 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £400 £303
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.09% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 11 16
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £10.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +31.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £25.00 £18.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 15 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Perl

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) LDAP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco