The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 4 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 38 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.51% 0.66% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.95% 3.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate
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£450 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
CentOS
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
88 54 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.97% 17.88% 12.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 15 7
Average daily rate £425 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 5
Average hourly rate £12.50 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CentOS across the Northamptonshire region.

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 4 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
Northampton - 7 £450 - 1
CentOS
East Midlands

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 7 (87.50%) HAProxy
3 4 (50.00%) Web Services
3 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
3 4 (50.00%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Google
4 3 (37.50%) Open Source
4 3 (37.50%) SCOM
4 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Docker
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
5 2 (25.00%) Ansible
6 1 (12.50%) Firewall
6 1 (12.50%) Finance
6 1 (12.50%) Migration
6 1 (12.50%) MCITP
6 1 (12.50%) MCSE
6 1 (12.50%) Middleware
6 1 (12.50%) MPLS
6 1 (12.50%) Project Management
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle
6 1 (12.50%) Windows

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 4 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Architect
3 2 (25.00%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Technical Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Clustering
2 3 (37.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) CCNA
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) VCP4
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (37.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) HAProxy
2 3 (37.50%) SCOM
3 2 (25.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Google
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco