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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 132 164 126
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -38
Contract jobs citing CentOS 24 1 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.022% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.39% 0.11% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 1 7
Median daily rate £425 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.50 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-62.50% -
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
707 877 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 19.94% 19.55% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 449 474 398
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 110 98
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.12
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.82 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £31.51
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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 September 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 September 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
Manchester +11 13 £425 +21.42% 8
Cheshire - 5 £450 - 1
Lancashire - 3 £110 -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (70.27%) Red Hat
2 26 (70.27%) Puppet
3 23 (62.16%) DevOps
4 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
4 19 (51.35%) Ubuntu
5 16 (43.24%) VMware
6 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (37.84%) Python
7 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
8 12 (32.43%) Perl
9 11 (29.73%) DNS
9 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (27.03%) Apache
10 10 (27.03%) OpenStack
11 9 (24.32%) Unix
11 9 (24.32%) DHCP
11 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
11 9 (24.32%) Debian
12 8 (21.62%) iSCSI
12 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
12 8 (21.62%) Firewall
12 8 (21.62%) Open Source
13 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
13 7 (18.92%) iptables
13 7 (18.92%) Nagios
13 7 (18.92%) SAS
13 7 (18.92%) PHP
13 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development

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 10 (27.03%) Apache
1 10 (27.03%) OpenStack
2 7 (18.92%) SAS
3 5 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (5.41%) IIS
5 1 (2.70%) Commerce Server
5 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.70%) JBoss
5 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
5 1 (2.70%) nginx
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (37.84%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) GitHub
2 4 (10.81%) PaaS
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.11%) Route 53
4 2 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.41%) Engine Yard
4 2 (5.41%) Heroku
5 1 (2.70%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.70%) IaaS
5 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (29.73%) DNS
2 9 (24.32%) DHCP
3 8 (21.62%) Firewall
3 8 (21.62%) iSCSI
4 5 (13.51%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (13.51%) HTTP
4 5 (13.51%) IMAP
4 5 (13.51%) MRTG
4 5 (13.51%) SMTP
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security
6 3 (8.11%) LDAP
7 2 (5.41%) VPN
8 1 (2.70%) DMZ
8 1 (2.70%) IP Telephony
8 1 (2.70%) LAN
8 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Big Data
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.70%) Redis
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (51.35%) Jenkins
2 6 (16.22%) Git (software)
3 4 (10.81%) Vagrant
4 2 (5.41%) Hudson
4 2 (5.41%) Maven
5 1 (2.70%) Ant
5 1 (2.70%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.70%) Gerrit
5 1 (2.70%) GitLab
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
5 1 (2.70%) SonarQube
5 1 (2.70%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 1 (2.70%) Finance
1 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (29.73%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 6 (16.22%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) DevOps Administrator
7 2 (5.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.70%) Java Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle DBA
8 1 (2.70%) SQL DBA
8 1 (2.70%) SQL Server DBA
8 1 (2.70%) Unix Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) MCollective
1 4 (10.81%) Web Services
2 2 (5.41%) LAMP
2 2 (5.41%) REST
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.70%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.70%) RESTful
3 1 (2.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Cloud
2 3 (8.11%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Clustering
3 2 (5.41%) Device Driver
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Licensing
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Ubuntu
3 11 (29.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (24.32%) Debian
4 9 (24.32%) Unix
5 3 (8.11%) Fedora
5 3 (8.11%) Windows
6 1 (2.70%) AIX
6 1 (2.70%) Solaris
6 1 (2.70%) SUSE
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) DevOps
2 9 (24.32%) Configuration Management
3 8 (21.62%) Open Source
4 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Video Analytics
7 3 (8.11%) Build Automation
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
7 3 (8.11%) Mobile Development
7 3 (8.11%) Scrum
7 3 (8.11%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.11%) Web Development
8 2 (5.41%) High Availability
8 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
8 2 (5.41%) SDLC
8 2 (5.41%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) Python
2 13 (35.14%) Bash Shell
3 12 (32.43%) Perl
4 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
5 7 (18.92%) PHP
6 6 (16.22%) Ruby
7 5 (13.51%) C
7 5 (13.51%) Java
7 5 (13.51%) Korn
7 5 (13.51%) SQL
8 4 (10.81%) C++
9 1 (2.70%) Jython
9 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.41%) AWS Certification
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
3 1 (2.70%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.92%) iptables
3 5 (13.51%) Dovecot
3 5 (13.51%) KVM
3 5 (13.51%) Sendmail
3 5 (13.51%) Squid
4 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.41%) Docker
4 2 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) NFS
4 2 (5.41%) Samba
4 2 (5.41%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.70%) Ceph
5 1 (2.70%) MetaFrame
5 1 (2.70%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (70.27%) Puppet
2 7 (18.92%) Nagios
2 7 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (16.22%) Ansible
3 6 (16.22%) HAProxy
4 5 (13.51%) Cacti
4 5 (13.51%) OpenNebula
5 4 (10.81%) Salt
6 3 (8.11%) ZABBIX
7 2 (5.41%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (5.41%) Cobbler
8 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
8 1 (2.70%) Kibana
8 1 (2.70%) logstash
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (2.70%) Rundeck
8 1 (2.70%) SCCM
8 1 (2.70%) vRealize
8 1 (2.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Red Hat
2 16 (43.24%) VMware
3 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle
4 3 (8.11%) RightScale
5 2 (5.41%) BMC
6 1 (2.70%) Black Duck
6 1 (2.70%) Cisco
6 1 (2.70%) Citrix
6 1 (2.70%) Dell
6 1 (2.70%) Google
6 1 (2.70%) IBM
6 1 (2.70%) Sonatype
6 1 (2.70%) Veracode
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