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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 142 128 110
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -18
Contract jobs citing CentOS 13 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.74% 0.83%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.57% 3.36% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 16 10
Median daily rate £388 £418 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.18% +6.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - £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
830 833 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.28% 22.00% 22.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 436 344
Median daily rate £380 £375 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +33.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £188 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 100 102
Median hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% -19.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £20.19 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Cheshire -9 7 £444 +4.41%
Manchester -17 3 £363 +64.77% 6
Merseyside - 2 £350 - 2
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (58.33%) Apache
2 14 (58.33%) Puppet
3 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
3 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 13 (54.17%) VMware
4 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 12 (50.00%) Python
5 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (41.67%) Tomcat
7 9 (37.50%) SQL
7 9 (37.50%) Perl
7 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
7 9 (37.50%) OpenStack
7 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
8 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 8 (33.33%) PHP
9 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
9 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
9 7 (29.17%) Nagios
9 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
9 7 (29.17%) Open Source
9 7 (29.17%) DevOps
10 6 (25.00%) iptables
10 6 (25.00%) Unix
10 6 (25.00%) Debian
10 6 (25.00%) DNS
10 6 (25.00%) AIX

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 14 (58.33%) Apache
2 10 (41.67%) Tomcat
3 9 (37.50%) OpenStack
4 6 (25.00%) IIS
5 4 (16.67%) SAS
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (4.17%) Commerce Server
7 1 (4.17%) Confluence
7 1 (4.17%) nginx
7 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
7 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (20.83%) PaaS
3 4 (16.67%) IaaS
3 4 (16.67%) SaaS
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (8.33%) Engine Yard
4 2 (8.33%) GitHub
4 2 (8.33%) Heroku
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (4.17%) CloudFront
5 1 (4.17%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) DNS
2 5 (20.83%) MRTG
3 4 (16.67%) DHCP
3 4 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
3 4 (16.67%) HTTP
3 4 (16.67%) IMAP
3 4 (16.67%) iSCSI
3 4 (16.67%) SMTP
4 2 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (4.17%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.17%) DB2
3 1 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (16.67%) Vagrant
3 3 (12.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (8.33%) JIRA
4 2 (8.33%) Subversion
5 1 (4.17%) Ant
5 1 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (4.17%) Hudson
General
1 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Test Automation Manager
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Deployment Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Server Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (8.33%) CSS
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) jQuery
1 2 (8.33%) LAMP
1 2 (8.33%) MCollective
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.17%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (12.50%) Public Cloud
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
2 2 (8.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (54.17%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) Ubuntu
4 6 (25.00%) AIX
4 6 (25.00%) Debian
4 6 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (16.67%) Mac OS
6 3 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (8.33%) openSUSE
8 1 (4.17%) Fedora
8 1 (4.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (4.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Configuration Management
2 7 (29.17%) DevOps
2 7 (29.17%) Open Source
3 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Build Automation
3 4 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 4 (16.67%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (12.50%) Server Building
4 3 (12.50%) TDD
4 3 (12.50%) Test Management
4 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Change Control
5 2 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (8.33%) High Availability
5 2 (8.33%) Patch Management
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Bash Shell
2 12 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (37.50%) Perl
3 9 (37.50%) SQL
4 8 (33.33%) PHP
4 8 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 5 (20.83%) C
5 5 (20.83%) C++
5 5 (20.83%) Korn
6 4 (16.67%) Ruby
7 2 (8.33%) Java
7 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (4.17%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) AWS Certification
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (25.00%) iptables
3 5 (20.83%) KVM
4 4 (16.67%) Dovecot
4 4 (16.67%) Sendmail
4 4 (16.67%) Squid
5 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) NFS
5 2 (8.33%) Samba
6 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (58.33%) Puppet
2 7 (29.17%) Nagios
3 5 (20.83%) Cacti
3 5 (20.83%) OpenNebula
3 5 (20.83%) vRealize
4 4 (16.67%) Ansible
4 4 (16.67%) HAProxy
4 4 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (8.33%) BladeLogic
5 2 (8.33%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (8.33%) Cobbler
6 1 (4.17%) Packer
6 1 (4.17%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (29.17%) Microsoft
4 4 (16.67%) BMC
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle
6 1 (4.17%) IBM
6 1 (4.17%) New Relic
6 1 (4.17%) SaltStack
North West England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Robert Walters UK
Rate: Competitive Market Day Rates
Posted: 20 days ago