The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 139 139 126
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing CentOS 16 16 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.42% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% 2.01% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
Median daily rate £425 £475 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +72.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 - £16.75
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
752 798 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.63% 20.80% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 421 363
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 78 85
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £32.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 West

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in the North West

CentOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CentOS across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

CentOS Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

CentOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the North West region.

CentOS Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 6 £500 +81.81% 1
Cheshire +4 5 £425 - 1
Merseyside - 2 £350 - 1
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 West region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 16 (59.26%) Puppet
4 13 (48.15%) VMware
5 12 (44.44%) DevOps
6 11 (40.74%) Apache
6 11 (40.74%) Windows
6 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (37.04%) Ubuntu
7 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
7 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
7 10 (37.04%) OpenStack
8 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 9 (33.33%) Python
9 8 (29.63%) SQL
9 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
9 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
10 7 (25.93%) Open Source
10 7 (25.93%) PaaS
10 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
11 6 (22.22%) Nagios
11 6 (22.22%) DNS
11 6 (22.22%) AIX
11 6 (22.22%) IIS
11 6 (22.22%) Perl
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
11 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (18.52%) Unix

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 11 (40.74%) Apache
2 10 (37.04%) OpenStack
3 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 6 (22.22%) IIS
5 3 (11.11%) SAS
6 2 (7.41%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (3.70%) Commerce Server
7 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
7 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (37.04%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (25.93%) PaaS
3 4 (14.81%) IaaS
3 4 (14.81%) SaaS
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (11.11%) Amazon S3
4 3 (11.11%) Route 53
5 2 (7.41%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (7.41%) Engine Yard
5 2 (7.41%) GitHub
5 2 (7.41%) Heroku
5 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) DNS
2 4 (14.81%) DHCP
2 4 (14.81%) iSCSI
2 4 (14.81%) MRTG
3 3 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) HTTP
3 3 (11.11%) IMAP
3 3 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) IP Telephony
4 1 (3.70%) LAN
4 1 (3.70%) LDAP
4 1 (3.70%) Network Security
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (3.70%) VLAN
4 1 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Vagrant
3 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (7.41%) Hudson
4 1 (3.70%) Ant
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (14.81%) Test Manager
4 3 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) AWS Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Manager
6 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Deployment Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Linux Server Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Test Project Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) .NET
1 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (7.41%) MCollective
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Public Cloud
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Device Driver
5 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (40.74%) Windows
3 10 (37.04%) Ubuntu
4 6 (22.22%) AIX
4 6 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (18.52%) Unix
6 4 (14.81%) Debian
7 3 (11.11%) Fedora
7 3 (11.11%) Mac OS
8 2 (7.41%) Windows Server
9 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) DevOps
2 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
2 7 (25.93%) Open Source
3 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Build Automation
4 4 (14.81%) Capacity Management
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 3 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Development
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 3 (11.11%) Server Building
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 3 (11.11%) Test Management
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Matrix Organization
6 2 (7.41%) Patch Management
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) SDLC
6 2 (7.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Bash Shell
2 9 (33.33%) Python
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 7 (25.93%) Shell Script
5 6 (22.22%) Perl
6 4 (14.81%) C
6 4 (14.81%) C++
6 4 (14.81%) Korn
6 4 (14.81%) PHP
6 4 (14.81%) Ruby
7 3 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 2 (7.41%) Java
9 1 (3.70%) Jython
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
2 2 (7.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) Disclosure Scotland
1 3 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (18.52%) iptables
3 4 (14.81%) KVM
4 3 (11.11%) Dovecot
4 3 (11.11%) Sendmail
4 3 (11.11%) Squid
5 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
5 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.41%) NFS
5 2 (7.41%) Samba
6 1 (3.70%) Docker
6 1 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (59.26%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) Nagios
2 6 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (18.52%) Ansible
3 5 (18.52%) vRealize
4 4 (14.81%) Cacti
4 4 (14.81%) OpenNebula
5 3 (11.11%) HAProxy
5 3 (11.11%) Salt
6 2 (7.41%) BladeLogic
6 2 (7.41%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (7.41%) Cobbler
7 1 (3.70%) SCCM
7 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 13 (48.15%) VMware
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (14.81%) BMC
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
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