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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 119 111 137
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +26
Contract jobs citing CentOS 21 15 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.65% 0.53% 0.031%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.89% 2.43% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 1
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£400 - £170
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £363 £315
% change year-on-year
+8.62% +15.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +54.76%
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
727 617 721
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 22.63% 21.63% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 247 300
Average daily rate £325 £320 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £215 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.54% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 89 81
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.56 £32.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.18 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -11.76%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 October 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Cheshire +12 20 £400 - 1
Merseyside - - - - 2
Manchester - - - -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 29 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 24 (82.76%) Puppet
3 21 (72.41%) Configuration Management
4 20 (68.97%) DevOps
5 19 (65.52%) Vagrant
5 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
5 19 (65.52%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (65.52%) Amazon EC2
5 19 (65.52%) Amazon S3
5 19 (65.52%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (58.62%) QA
6 17 (58.62%) Amazon ELB
6 17 (58.62%) Route 53
6 17 (58.62%) RightScale
7 13 (44.83%) Hudson
7 13 (44.83%) Open Source
7 13 (44.83%) DHCP
7 13 (44.83%) DNS
8 11 (37.93%) Linux
8 11 (37.93%) Firewall
8 11 (37.93%) Maven
8 11 (37.93%) SaaS
8 11 (37.93%) PaaS
8 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (24.14%) UNIX
11 6 (20.69%) Java
12 5 (17.24%) MySQL
12 5 (17.24%) Apache

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North West 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 5 (17.24%) Apache
2 4 (13.79%) nginx
3 3 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.90%) Jetty
4 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 19 (65.52%) Amazon EC2
1 19 (65.52%) Amazon S3
1 19 (65.52%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (58.62%) Route 53
2 17 (58.62%) Amazon ELB
3 11 (37.93%) SaaS
3 11 (37.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (44.83%) DHCP
1 13 (44.83%) DNS
2 11 (37.93%) Firewall
3 2 (6.90%) Network Security
3 2 (6.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) MySQL
2 2 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (6.90%) Hadoop
2 2 (6.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (65.52%) Jenkins
2 13 (44.83%) Hudson
3 11 (37.93%) Maven
4 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.90%) JUnit
4 2 (6.90%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Administrator
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Developer
5 1 (3.45%) SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) UNIX Administrator
5 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL Developer
5 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.45%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.45%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Web Services
1 4 (13.79%) LAMP
2 2 (6.90%) Servlets
2 2 (6.90%) XML
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Open Source
2 11 (37.93%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Visualisation
4 1 (3.45%) Social Media
4 1 (3.45%) Statistics
4 1 (3.45%) Chemistry
4 1 (3.45%) Biology
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Life Science
4 1 (3.45%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (24.14%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) AIX
4 2 (6.90%) Solaris
5 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Configuration Management
2 20 (68.97%) DevOps
3 19 (65.52%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) JVM Tuning
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) Java
2 4 (13.79%) Python
2 4 (13.79%) Ruby
3 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 3 (10.34%) PHP
4 2 (6.90%) PL/SQL
4 2 (6.90%) Perl
4 2 (6.90%) C++
4 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
4 2 (6.90%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) PhD
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
2 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (58.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.90%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 24 (82.76%) Puppet
2 19 (65.52%) Vagrant
3 8 (27.59%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (13.79%) Nagios
5 3 (10.34%) YUM
6 2 (6.90%) Cacti
6 2 (6.90%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 17 (58.62%) RightScale
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) IBM
4 2 (6.90%) Percona
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