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 26 March 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
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 59 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 2 0 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.31% - 4.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.48% - 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 9
Average daily rate
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£450 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +2.94%
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
135 186 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 20.61% 32.75% 24.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 121 31
Average daily rate £364 £250 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.61% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £198 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £492 £389 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £307
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 6 6
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £19.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -26.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £10.50 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £23.50 £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the North East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear - 2 £450 -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11 (100.00%) MySQL
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Apache
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 9 (81.82%) LAMP
2 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 9 (81.82%) Clustering
2 9 (81.82%) MariaDB
3 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
6 1 (9.09%) SAN
6 1 (9.09%) VMware
6 1 (9.09%) Perl
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) Python
6 1 (9.09%) LDAP
6 1 (9.09%) VPN
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco
6 1 (9.09%) Xen
6 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 11 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
1 1 (9.09%) LDAP
1 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (100.00%) MySQL
2 9 (81.82%) MariaDB
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Technical Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Support
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) PHP
2 1 (9.09%) Perl
2 1 (9.09%) Python
2 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Xen
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco