The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 32 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 0.35% - 0.43%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.13% - 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
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£335 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £350 £369
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.75 £36.00
% change year-on-year
- -53.47%
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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 Slough region.

Operating Systems Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
47 56 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 16.26% 21.79% 20.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 36 23
Average daily rate £335 £295 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.55% +31.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £148 £213 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £475 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 3 3
Average hourly rate £18.00 £11.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.63% -42.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £32.75 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Slough

CentOS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Xen
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (50.00%) Server Patching

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Server Patching
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Xen
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Sendmail
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) VMware