The first table below looks at the demand for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 1 August 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 South East 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 214 211 229
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Contract jobs citing CentOS 26 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.27% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.19% 1.12% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 17 10
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£365 £425 £276
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £202 £224
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £520 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £309
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +17.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-53.47% -
Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2178 2052 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.73% 24.26% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1079 1028 836
Average daily rate £325 £340 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 201 250 274
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.44 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
CentOS
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CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in the South East

CentOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CentOS across the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

CentOS Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

CentOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the South East region.

CentOS Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 August 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
Hampshire -7 13 £358 -15.88% 5
Buckinghamshire +3 8 £400 +86.69% 2
Surrey -5 2 £501 - 2
Berkshire -5 1 - - 4
Kent - 1 £350 - 1
Oxfordshire - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - -
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CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 44 (91.67%) Linux
2 31 (64.58%) Red Hat
2 31 (64.58%) VMware
3 28 (58.33%) Apache
4 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
4 22 (45.83%) Puppet
5 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
6 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
7 19 (39.58%) Web Services
8 17 (35.42%) Ubuntu
8 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
9 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 16 (33.33%) Java
10 15 (31.25%) Open Source
11 14 (29.17%) NFS
12 13 (27.08%) EMC
12 13 (27.08%) Scrum
12 13 (27.08%) iSCSI
13 12 (25.00%) RSpec
13 12 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
13 12 (25.00%) Vagrant
13 12 (25.00%) DevOps
13 12 (25.00%) LAMP
13 12 (25.00%) Windows
14 11 (22.92%) Tomcat
14 11 (22.92%) HP
14 11 (22.92%) Amazon S3
14 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (22.92%) Sendmail
15 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 28 (58.33%) Apache
2 11 (22.92%) Tomcat
3 5 (10.42%) nginx
4 3 (6.25%) Confluence
4 3 (6.25%) Node.js
5 2 (4.17%) MS Exchange
6 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.08%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) Resin
6 1 (2.08%) Moodle
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Pig
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 12 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (22.92%) Amazon S3
2 11 (22.92%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Route 53
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) iSCSI
2 10 (20.83%) LDAP
3 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
3 5 (10.42%) Firewall
4 4 (8.33%) Internet
5 3 (6.25%) SSL
5 3 (6.25%) DNS
5 3 (6.25%) BIG-IP
6 2 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (2.08%) LAN
7 1 (2.08%) VoIP
7 1 (2.08%) WAN
7 1 (2.08%) DHCP
7 1 (2.08%) HTTP
7 1 (2.08%) VPN
7 1 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.08%) SSH
7 1 (2.08%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (2.08%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) MySQL
2 6 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (8.33%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.08%) Ingres
6 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.08%) HCatalog
6 1 (2.08%) HBase
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Hive
6 1 (2.08%) Big Data
6 1 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 17 (35.42%) Jenkins
2 12 (25.00%) RSpec
3 7 (14.58%) Maven
4 5 (10.42%) Subversion
5 4 (8.33%) Selenium
6 3 (6.25%) JIRA
6 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.25%) Mockito
6 3 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 3 (6.25%) Grunt
7 2 (4.17%) Capybara
7 2 (4.17%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.08%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.08%) Ant
8 1 (2.08%) WebLOAD
8 1 (2.08%) Apache Ivy
8 1 (2.08%) Hudson
8 1 (2.08%) Gerrit
8 1 (2.08%) Gradle
General
1 1 (2.08%) Finance
1 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
1 1 (2.08%) Electronics
1 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Linux Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Linux Support
5 5 (10.42%) Developer
5 5 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Systems Support
7 3 (6.25%) Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 2 (4.17%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.17%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (39.58%) Web Services
2 12 (25.00%) LAMP
3 5 (10.42%) CSS
3 5 (10.42%) Spring
3 5 (10.42%) JSON
3 5 (10.42%) PostGIS
4 4 (8.33%) RESTful
4 4 (8.33%) jQuery
4 4 (8.33%) Ajax
5 3 (6.25%) JTS
5 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.25%) JPA
5 3 (6.25%) Spring MVC
5 3 (6.25%) Java EE
6 2 (4.17%) EJB 3.0
6 2 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (4.17%) HTML
6 2 (4.17%) EJB
7 1 (2.08%) CPAN
7 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.25%) Open Source
2 3 (6.25%) Linked Data
3 2 (4.17%) Clustering
4 1 (2.08%) DTV
4 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.08%) Wiki
4 1 (2.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.08%) iPad
4 1 (2.08%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 44 (91.67%) Linux
2 17 (35.42%) Ubuntu
3 12 (25.00%) Windows
4 9 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.42%) UNIX
6 4 (8.33%) Solaris
7 3 (6.25%) AIX
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.08%) OS/400
9 1 (2.08%) Debian
9 1 (2.08%) Android
9 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) Scrum
2 12 (25.00%) DevOps
3 10 (20.83%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.33%) Change Control
6 4 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.33%) Kanban
7 3 (6.25%) MVC
7 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 3 (6.25%) TDD
7 3 (6.25%) Web Development
8 2 (4.17%) Workflow
8 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
8 2 (4.17%) SOA
8 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.08%) ETL
9 1 (2.08%) ITIL
9 1 (2.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (12.50%) Ruby
2 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.50%) PHP
3 5 (10.42%) Perl
3 5 (10.42%) Python
4 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.17%) C++
5 2 (4.17%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.08%) C
6 1 (2.08%) SQL
6 1 (2.08%) Korn
6 1 (2.08%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 22 (45.83%) Security Cleared
2 16 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.33%) BC Cleared
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.08%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 14 (29.17%) NFS
4 11 (22.92%) Sendmail
5 10 (20.83%) vCloud
6 9 (18.75%) Squid
6 9 (18.75%) Postfix
7 7 (14.58%) Hyper-V
8 3 (6.25%) Varnish
8 3 (6.25%) VirtualBox
9 2 (4.17%) vSphere
10 1 (2.08%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (2.08%) Xen
10 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (45.83%) Puppet
2 12 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 10 (20.83%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 7 (14.58%) Nagios
5 4 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.25%) Cacti
7 2 (4.17%) HAProxy
7 2 (4.17%) Ansible
7 2 (4.17%) Salt
7 2 (4.17%) Munin
7 2 (4.17%) ZABBIX
7 2 (4.17%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (2.08%) ARCserve
8 1 (2.08%) Zenoss
8 1 (2.08%) YUM
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 31 (64.58%) Red Hat
1 31 (64.58%) VMware
2 13 (27.08%) EMC
3 11 (22.92%) HP
4 9 (18.75%) NetApp
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle
6 4 (8.33%) Tripwire
6 4 (8.33%) Cisco
6 4 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 3 (6.25%) F5
8 2 (4.17%) Percona
8 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
8 2 (4.17%) Perforce
8 2 (4.17%) JBoss
8 2 (4.17%) Sophos
9 1 (2.08%) Dell
9 1 (2.08%) Intel
9 1 (2.08%) Citrix
9 1 (2.08%) BEA
9 1 (2.08%) Sun
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