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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 127 122 117
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing CentOS 20 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.55% 0.30% 0.080%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.53% 1.35% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 0
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£475 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.58% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -49.24%
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
792 669 598
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.78% 22.21% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 418 329 258
Average daily rate £350 £290 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.68% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 70 69
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.34 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £31.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -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 6 July 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 6 July 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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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 -3 8 £425 +28.30% 3
Manchester - 8 £200 - 10
Lancashire +11 4 £475 +11.76%
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 27 (69.23%) Puppet
2 24 (61.54%) DevOps
2 24 (61.54%) Red Hat
3 21 (53.85%) Jenkins
4 20 (51.28%) Amazon EC2
4 20 (51.28%) Amazon S3
4 20 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
5 19 (48.72%) Linux
6 17 (43.59%) Hudson
6 17 (43.59%) Vagrant
6 17 (43.59%) Route 53
6 17 (43.59%) Amazon ELB
7 13 (33.33%) Open Source
8 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
9 11 (28.21%) MySQL
9 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (25.64%) QA
10 10 (25.64%) Maven
10 10 (25.64%) PHP
10 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
10 10 (25.64%) Nagios
10 10 (25.64%) Auto-Scaling
11 9 (23.08%) Apache
12 8 (20.51%) Firewall
12 8 (20.51%) VMware
12 8 (20.51%) Ruby
13 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
13 7 (17.95%) Python
13 7 (17.95%) Windows
13 7 (17.95%) nginx

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 9 (23.08%) Apache
2 7 (17.95%) nginx
3 5 (12.82%) OpenStack
4 4 (10.26%) Tomcat
5 3 (7.69%) CMS
6 1 (2.56%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.56%) Jetty
6 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.56%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 20 (51.28%) Amazon EC2
1 20 (51.28%) Amazon S3
1 20 (51.28%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (43.59%) Route 53
2 17 (43.59%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (5.13%) SaaS
3 2 (5.13%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.51%) Firewall
2 6 (15.38%) DNS
2 6 (15.38%) SAN
3 5 (12.82%) DHCP
4 3 (7.69%) VLAN
4 3 (7.69%) Network Security
4 3 (7.69%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (53.85%) Jenkins
2 17 (43.59%) Hudson
3 10 (25.64%) Maven
4 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
5 1 (2.56%) JUnit
General
1 1 (2.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (51.28%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (15.38%) DevOps Consultant
2 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 4 (10.26%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (7.69%) Developer
4 3 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) PHP Developer
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Linux Support
6 1 (2.56%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Storage Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.56%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.26%) LAMP
2 3 (7.69%) PHP-FPM
2 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 19 (48.72%) Linux
2 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 6 (15.38%) UNIX
4 5 (12.82%) Debian
4 5 (12.82%) Ubuntu
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) DevOps
2 13 (33.33%) Open Source
3 12 (30.77%) Configuration Management
4 11 (28.21%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (25.64%) E-Commerce
5 10 (25.64%) Auto-Scaling
6 7 (17.95%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.56%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.56%) ERP
7 1 (2.56%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.56%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.56%) JVM Tuning
7 1 (2.56%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.64%) PHP
2 8 (20.51%) Ruby
3 7 (17.95%) Python
4 5 (12.82%) Java
4 5 (12.82%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.26%) Perl
5 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
6 3 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (69.23%) Puppet
2 17 (43.59%) Vagrant
3 10 (25.64%) Nagios
4 7 (17.95%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (10.26%) Munin
5 4 (10.26%) Graphite
6 3 (7.69%) Cacti
6 3 (7.69%) cPanel
Vendors
1 24 (61.54%) Red Hat
2 8 (20.51%) VMware
3 5 (12.82%) NetApp
4 3 (7.69%) EMC
4 3 (7.69%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) RightScale
4 3 (7.69%) Percona
5 1 (2.56%) Sage
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
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