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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 134 113 116
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Contract jobs citing CentOS 14 21 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.74% 0.086%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% 3.31% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 1
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£235 £400 £170
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.25% +135.29%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
779 634 541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.60% 22.37% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 259 233
Average daily rate £375 £290 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 130 74
Average hourly rate £13.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.74% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £11.80 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £35.00 £30.00
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 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 27 March 2015.

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 27 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
Manchester -6 6 £220 -35.76% 5
Cheshire -14 6 £400 - 6
Lancashire - 2 - -
Merseyside - - - -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 24 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 21 (80.77%) Puppet
3 17 (65.38%) DevOps
3 17 (65.38%) Amazon EC2
3 17 (65.38%) Amazon S3
3 17 (65.38%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (61.54%) Configuration Management
5 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
5 15 (57.69%) Vagrant
6 13 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
6 13 (50.00%) Route 53
6 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (46.15%) QA
8 11 (42.31%) Linux
9 10 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (38.46%) RightScale
10 9 (34.62%) Open Source
10 9 (34.62%) Auto-Scaling
10 9 (34.62%) Hudson
11 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
12 7 (26.92%) UNIX
13 6 (23.08%) Apache
13 6 (23.08%) MySQL
13 6 (23.08%) Firewall
14 5 (19.23%) VMware
14 5 (19.23%) Maven
14 5 (19.23%) Web Services
14 5 (19.23%) Ruby
14 5 (19.23%) Network Security
14 5 (19.23%) Python

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 6 (23.08%) Apache
2 5 (19.23%) nginx
3 1 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.85%) Jetty
3 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 17 (65.38%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (65.38%) Amazon S3
1 17 (65.38%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (50.00%) Amazon ELB
2 13 (50.00%) Route 53
3 3 (11.54%) SaaS
3 3 (11.54%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) Firewall
2 5 (19.23%) Network Security
2 5 (19.23%) DHCP
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
3 3 (11.54%) SAN
4 1 (3.85%) HTTP
4 1 (3.85%) SSL
4 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) MySQL
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.85%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) Jenkins
2 9 (34.62%) Hudson
3 5 (19.23%) Maven
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Developer
3 3 (11.54%) AWS Developer
4 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Support
4 1 (3.85%) Applications Support
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.85%) Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Support
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall Support
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (3.85%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) LAMP
3 1 (3.85%) Servlets
3 1 (3.85%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Open Source
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) UNIX
3 4 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
5 1 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) DevOps
2 16 (61.54%) Configuration Management
3 13 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (34.62%) Auto-Scaling
5 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
6 3 (11.54%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (3.85%) Time Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) JVM Tuning
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Ruby
1 5 (19.23%) Python
2 4 (15.38%) PHP
3 2 (7.69%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Perl
4 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Degree
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.85%) HIPAA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (80.77%) Puppet
2 15 (57.69%) Vagrant
3 10 (38.46%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (19.23%) Nagios
5 4 (15.38%) Cacti
6 1 (3.85%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.85%) yum
6 1 (3.85%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Red Hat
2 10 (38.46%) RightScale
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 4 (15.38%) Percona
5 2 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Imperva
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