The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Northamptonshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 30 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 10 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 2.81% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 16.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£200 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +22.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-53.47% -
Operating Systems Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
59 36 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 16.57% 13.74% 14.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 22 31
Average daily rate £300 £250 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £12.75 £16.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% +18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £16.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
CentOS
East Midlands

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 29 July 2014. 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 - 5 £200 - 1
CentOS
East Midlands

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) MySQL
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
1 14 (100.00%) Apache
2 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 8 (57.14%) PHP
2 8 (57.14%) XML
2 8 (57.14%) Subversion
2 8 (57.14%) Ajax
2 8 (57.14%) jQuery
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (57.14%) RESTful
2 8 (57.14%) Rackspace
3 7 (50.00%) Symfony
4 6 (42.86%) CakePHP
4 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (42.86%) Rackspace Cloud
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
4 6 (42.86%) SSL
4 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (42.86%) SSH
5 5 (35.71%) Project Management
5 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 5 (35.71%) XenServer

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Apache
2 6 (42.86%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Rackspace Cloud
2 4 (28.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) SSL
1 6 (42.86%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) MySQL
2 6 (42.86%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 2 (14.29%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (35.71%) Server Support
1 5 (35.71%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Server Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) XML
1 8 (57.14%) Ajax
1 8 (57.14%) jQuery
1 8 (57.14%) RESTful
2 7 (50.00%) Symfony
3 6 (42.86%) CakePHP
3 6 (42.86%) JSON
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Project Management
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Project Management
3 3 (21.43%) Migration
3 3 (21.43%) Data Migration
3 3 (21.43%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) OOP
4 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 8 (57.14%) PHP
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 5 (35.71%) XenServer
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Rackspace
2 6 (42.86%) Red Hat
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Google
4 4 (28.57%) ServiceNow