The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 62 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.30% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.48% 1.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £500 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £309
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +17.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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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 Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
210 263 252
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.92% 26.30% 19.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 118 121
Average daily rate £325 £385 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £202 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 25 6
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £27.50 £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (100.00%) UNIX
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) LAMP
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Cacti
3 1 (33.33%) nginx
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon S3
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) DevOps
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) PHP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (33.33%) Cacti
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
3 1 (33.33%) Percona
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Intel