The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 3 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 41 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.13% - 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.04% - 1.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£288 - £310
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%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
99 51 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.89% 25.89% 24.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 16 25
Average daily rate £340 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £95 £152
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 15 16
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.87 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) VLAN
4 2 (40.00%) Nagios
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Python
4 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (40.00%) Subversion
4 2 (40.00%) RHCT
4 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (20.00%) Firewall
5 1 (20.00%) Fedora
5 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) ISDN
5 1 (20.00%) LAN
5 1 (20.00%) VoIP
5 1 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) UNIX
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford 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.

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) ISDN
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) VoIP
2 1 (20.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Fedora
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) RHCT
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
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