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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 146 137 125
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing CentOS 12 4 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.12% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.52% 0.58% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 8
Average daily rate £400 £275 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -35.29%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +216.66%
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
788 692 621
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.79% 21.16% 22.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 333 257
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £170 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 88 83 96
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.85 £12.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £29.30 £34.06
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the North West region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -6 11 £400 - 4
Cheshire -6 2 £300 +9.09% 4
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
3 13 (59.09%) C++
4 9 (40.91%) SOAP
4 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
4 9 (40.91%) CCTV
4 9 (40.91%) SCADA
4 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
4 9 (40.91%) CppUnit
4 9 (40.91%) WebSockets
4 9 (40.91%) Modbus
5 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 8 (36.36%) Doxygen
5 8 (36.36%) Python
5 8 (36.36%) PHP
6 7 (31.82%) Debian
6 7 (31.82%) Open Source
7 6 (27.27%) DevOps
7 6 (27.27%) Puppet
7 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
7 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (27.27%) Apache
7 6 (27.27%) Perl
7 6 (27.27%) Windows
8 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
8 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (18.18%) KVM
9 4 (18.18%) OpenNebula
9 4 (18.18%) Cacti
9 4 (18.18%) OpenStack

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 (27.27%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) OpenStack
3 3 (13.64%) SAS
4 2 (9.09%) nginx
5 1 (4.55%) Confluence
5 1 (4.55%) Drupal
5 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon S3
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (4.55%) CloudFront
3 1 (4.55%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) Modbus
1 9 (40.91%) TCP/IP
2 4 (18.18%) MRTG
3 3 (13.64%) DHCP
3 3 (13.64%) DNS
3 3 (13.64%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (13.64%) HTTP
3 3 (13.64%) IMAP
3 3 (13.64%) iSCSI
3 3 (13.64%) SMTP
4 1 (4.55%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) MySQL
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.55%) Redis
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) CppUnit
1 9 (40.91%) Git (software)
2 6 (27.27%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (4.55%) Hudson
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 4 (18.18%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (13.64%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Server Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Laravel Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Symfony Developer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Zend Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Symfony Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) SOAP
1 9 (40.91%) WebSockets
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) LAMP
3 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) CSS3
4 1 (4.55%) ELK Stack
4 1 (4.55%) HTML5
4 1 (4.55%) Laravel
4 1 (4.55%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (4.55%) Symfony
4 1 (4.55%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) CCTV
1 9 (40.91%) SCADA
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (90.91%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Debian
3 6 (27.27%) Windows
4 5 (22.73%) Ubuntu
5 3 (13.64%) Mac OS
5 3 (13.64%) Unix
6 2 (9.09%) openSUSE
7 1 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Open Source
2 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (27.27%) DevOps
3 4 (18.18%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Scrum
4 2 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Application Discovery
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C++
2 8 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 8 (36.36%) PHP
2 8 (36.36%) Python
3 6 (27.27%) Perl
4 4 (18.18%) C
4 4 (18.18%) Korn
4 4 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.55%) Java
6 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) KVM
1 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (13.64%) Dovecot
2 3 (13.64%) iptables
2 3 (13.64%) Sendmail
2 3 (13.64%) Squid
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) Puppet
2 4 (18.18%) Cacti
2 4 (18.18%) Nagios
2 4 (18.18%) OpenNebula
3 3 (13.64%) HAProxy
4 1 (4.55%) Ansible
4 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.55%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Red Hat
2 4 (18.18%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) New Relic
3 1 (4.55%) SaltStack
3 1 (4.55%) Zend
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