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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 40 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.91% 1.11% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.28% 6.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 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 £363 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +20.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
97 64 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 20.64% 17.73% 9.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 31 6
Average daily rate £400 £400 £135
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +196.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £260 £109
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £400 £338
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.81% +1.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 5
Average hourly rate £11.25 £14.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.41% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-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 21 April 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 9 £450 -
CentOS
East Midlands

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Tomcat
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 8 (88.89%) HAProxy
2 8 (88.89%) iptables
3 5 (55.56%) NetApp
3 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (44.44%) MySQL
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) SAN
4 4 (44.44%) Google
4 4 (44.44%) SCOM
4 4 (44.44%) Open Source
4 4 (44.44%) Docker
4 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
5 3 (33.33%) Pacemaker
6 2 (22.22%) Ansible
7 1 (11.11%) F5
7 1 (11.11%) Change Control
7 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
7 1 (11.11%) Service Management
7 1 (11.11%) ITSM
7 1 (11.11%) Finance
7 1 (11.11%) VMware
7 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 8 (88.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
2 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
2 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) MySQL
1 4 (44.44%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Architect
2 4 (44.44%) Design Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architect
4 2 (22.22%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Designer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Virtualisation Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Clustering
2 4 (44.44%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Service Management
4 1 (11.11%) ITSM
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) iptables
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) Docker
4 1 (11.11%) NFS
4 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (88.89%) HAProxy
2 4 (44.44%) SCOM
3 3 (33.33%) Pacemaker
4 2 (22.22%) Ansible
5 1 (11.11%) OVSD
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Google
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) HP