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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 39 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.46% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.68% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£490 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.75 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- -49.24%
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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
88 54 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.73% 23.58% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 18 24
Average daily rate £400 £338 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.51% +22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £131 £127 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 4
Average hourly rate £16.50 £14.75 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.86% +7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £8.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £180.00 £17.00 £14.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

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 July 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
4 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
4 4 (44.44%) Fedora
5 3 (33.33%) Altiris
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Dell
5 3 (33.33%) EqualLogic
5 3 (33.33%) Dell KACE
5 3 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) WordPress
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) User Experience
6 1 (11.11%) Puppet
6 1 (11.11%) Vagrant

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) WordPress
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (55.56%) Administrator
2 3 (33.33%) ICT Officer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) LAMP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XHTML
1 1 (11.11%) LAMP
1 1 (11.11%) JSON
1 1 (11.11%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) EqualLogic
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Fedora
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (11.11%) UNIX
6 1 (11.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) OO PHP
2 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
3 1 (11.11%) C#
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Puppet
1 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Red Hat
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Altiris
2 3 (33.33%) Dell KACE
2 3 (33.33%) Ruckus Wireless
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) HP
2 3 (33.33%) Dell