The first table below looks at the demand for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 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 Reading 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £450
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
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% -
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
219 187 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 20.49% 24.48% 20.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 71 106
Average daily rate £275 £283 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.65% -19.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £160 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.91% -3.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 20 14
Average hourly rate £15.00 £28.00 £15.13
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.42% +85.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £13.87 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
CentOS
Berkshire

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Reading

CentOS
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Compatibility Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat