The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 58 - 49
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 8 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.09% - 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.37% - 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Average daily rate
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£275 - £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £341
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £32.50
CentOS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 87 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 20.36% 22.03% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 37 58
Average daily rate £325 £313 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £122 £115 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £513 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 22
Average hourly rate £14.20 £13.69 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% -21.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.52 £8.55 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £18.50 £29.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Oxford - 4 £288 - 3
Banbury - - - -
CentOS
South East

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) RHCT
3 6 (75.00%) VLAN
4 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 5 (62.50%) Nagios
4 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
4 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 5 (62.50%) Python
4 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
5 4 (50.00%) Puppet
6 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
7 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) CRM
7 1 (12.50%) ISDN
7 1 (12.50%) LAN
7 1 (12.50%) VoIP
7 1 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (12.50%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco
7 1 (12.50%) CCNA
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) UNIX
7 1 (12.50%) Solaris

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) VLAN
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
2 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Administrator
1 7 (87.50%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 6 (75.00%) 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
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
1 5 (62.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Python
1 5 (62.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) RHCT
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Nagios
2 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (12.50%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Red Hat
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco