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 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 43 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.06% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.88% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
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%
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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
103 54 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.39% 22.69% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 14 26
Average daily rate £350 £130 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+169.23% -61.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £95 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.42% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 14
Average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +5.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.09 £10.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £20.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

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 17 April 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) vSphere
3 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
3 3 (37.50%) Dell KACE
3 3 (37.50%) Ruckus Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Altiris
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) WordPress
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Nagios
4 2 (25.00%) RHCT
4 2 (25.00%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (37.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
1 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
2 1 (12.50%) ISDN
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
1 4 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (12.50%) Solaris
4 1 (12.50%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Python
1 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) RHCT
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) Dell
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Altiris
2 3 (37.50%) Dell KACE
2 3 (37.50%) Ruckus Wireless