The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CentOS Linux
England / South East
Rank 169 195 217
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +22
Contract jobs citing CentOS 66 61 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.90% 0.73% 0.47%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.19% 2.90% 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 37 19
Median daily rate £475 £448 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.14% +27.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £275 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.31%

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

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1575 2103 2249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.53% 25.10% 24.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 1219 1130
Median daily rate £370 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 188 182
Median hourly rate £19.63 £18.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.02% +5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing CentOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 18 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 32 £500 +11.11% 7
Surrey +24 15 £400 +8.47% 6
Hampshire -2 10 £425 +49.12% 5
Buckinghamshire - 4 £500 -
Oxfordshire 0 2 £400 - 2
Middlesex +4 1 £410 -
East Sussex +4 1 £438 - 1
Kent - 1 - - 2
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing CentOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 111 (100.00%) Linux
2 61 (54.95%) Red Hat
3 60 (54.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 56 (50.45%) Puppet
5 45 (40.54%) Python
5 45 (40.54%) VMware
6 42 (37.84%) Security Cleared
7 41 (36.94%) Ubuntu
8 40 (36.04%) VMware Infrastructure
9 37 (33.33%) SC Cleared
9 37 (33.33%) DevOps
10 36 (32.43%) Ansible
11 32 (28.83%) Opscode Chef
12 31 (27.93%) Windows
13 26 (23.42%) Bash Shell
13 26 (23.42%) Jenkins
14 25 (22.52%) Debian
15 24 (21.62%) Unix
15 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
15 24 (21.62%) vCloud
16 23 (20.72%) TCP/IP
16 23 (20.72%) Cisco
16 23 (20.72%) Docker
17 22 (19.82%) VPN
18 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
18 21 (18.92%) Java
19 20 (18.02%) Perl
20 19 (17.12%) vSphere
20 19 (17.12%) Data Centre
21 17 (15.32%) Hadoop

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.21%) Apache
2 7 (6.31%) OpenStack
3 6 (5.41%) Confluence
4 4 (3.60%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.70%) JBoss
5 3 (2.70%) nginx
5 3 (2.70%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.80%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.90%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.90%) Drupal
7 1 (0.90%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (7.21%) MS Office
2 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.91%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (8.11%) GitHub
3 7 (6.31%) IaaS
4 5 (4.50%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.60%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (1.80%) IBM PureFlex
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon Glacier
7 1 (0.90%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.90%) Route 53
7 1 (0.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (20.72%) TCP/IP
2 22 (19.82%) VPN
3 16 (14.41%) SAN
4 15 (13.51%) HTTP
5 14 (12.61%) Cisco Nexus
5 14 (12.61%) Firewall
6 13 (11.71%) SSH
7 12 (10.81%) IPsec
7 12 (10.81%) SSL
8 11 (9.91%) DNS
9 10 (9.01%) ICMP
9 10 (9.01%) SMTP
10 9 (8.11%) FTP
11 3 (2.70%) DVB
11 3 (2.70%) Internet
11 3 (2.70%) LAN
11 3 (2.70%) VoIP
11 3 (2.70%) WAN
12 2 (1.80%) DHCP
12 2 (1.80%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.32%) Hadoop
2 7 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (5.41%) Big Data
4 4 (3.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (2.70%) MySQL
5 3 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.90%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (23.42%) Jenkins
2 24 (21.62%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.81%) Hudson
4 11 (9.91%) Subversion
5 6 (5.41%) JIRA
5 6 (5.41%) Metasploit
6 5 (4.50%) Bitbucket
6 5 (4.50%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.90%) CMake
8 1 (0.90%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.90%) GitLab
8 1 (0.90%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.90%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.90%) Valgrind
General
1 3 (2.70%) Retail
1 3 (2.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.90%) Billing
2 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (22.52%) Administrator
1 25 (22.52%) Linux Engineer
2 21 (18.92%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (18.02%) Linux Administrator
4 19 (17.12%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 18 (16.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 16 (14.41%) Developer
7 13 (11.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 11 (9.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (8.11%) AWS DevOps
9 9 (8.11%) Consultant
9 9 (8.11%) Systems Engineer
10 8 (7.21%) DevOps Administrator
10 8 (7.21%) Linux Systems Engineer
11 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
11 7 (6.31%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (6.31%) Linux DevOps Administrator
11 7 (6.31%) Python Developer
11 7 (6.31%) VMWare Administrator
12 6 (5.41%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.70%) CGI
1 3 (2.70%) HTML
1 3 (2.70%) HTML5
1 3 (2.70%) LAMP
1 3 (2.70%) Node.js
1 3 (2.70%) REST
1 3 (2.70%) Web Services
2 2 (1.80%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.90%) CakePHP
3 1 (0.90%) jQuery
3 1 (0.90%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (0.90%) Leaflet
3 1 (0.90%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.90%) POSIX
3 1 (0.90%) PostGIS
3 1 (0.90%) RESTful
3 1 (0.90%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (17.12%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.60%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.70%) Clustering
3 3 (2.70%) Digital TV
3 3 (2.70%) MPEG
3 3 (2.70%) Replication
3 3 (2.70%) STB
4 2 (1.80%) VCE vBlock
5 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.90%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.90%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.90%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.90%) Freedom of Information Act
Operating Systems
1 111 (100.00%) Linux
2 60 (54.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (36.94%) Ubuntu
4 31 (27.93%) Windows
5 25 (22.52%) Debian
6 24 (21.62%) Unix
7 3 (2.70%) Solaris
8 2 (1.80%) AIX
9 1 (0.90%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (33.33%) DevOps
2 17 (15.32%) ITIL
3 13 (11.71%) Prototyping
4 11 (9.91%) ITIL V2
5 10 (9.01%) Capacity Management
5 10 (9.01%) Performance Tuning
6 8 (7.21%) Configuration Management
6 8 (7.21%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.21%) Open Source
7 7 (6.31%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.31%) Data Management
8 6 (5.41%) Automated Testing
8 6 (5.41%) Coaching
8 6 (5.41%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (5.41%) Penetration Testing
8 6 (5.41%) Service Management
9 5 (4.50%) Performance Management
9 5 (4.50%) Scrum
10 4 (3.60%) SOA
11 3 (2.70%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 45 (40.54%) Python
2 26 (23.42%) Bash Shell
3 21 (18.92%) Java
4 20 (18.02%) Perl
5 14 (12.61%) JavaScript
5 14 (12.61%) Ruby
6 12 (10.81%) PowerShell
7 10 (9.01%) SQL
8 8 (7.21%) C
9 5 (4.50%) C++
10 2 (1.80%) PHP
11 1 (0.90%) AWK
11 1 (0.90%) Korn
11 1 (0.90%) sed
11 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (37.84%) Security Cleared
2 37 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (9.01%) Degree
5 8 (7.21%) CCNP
5 8 (7.21%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (6.31%) CCNA
7 6 (5.41%) AWS Certification
7 6 (5.41%) CEH
7 6 (5.41%) DV Cleared
7 6 (5.41%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.70%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 40 (36.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (21.62%) vCloud
3 23 (20.72%) Docker
4 19 (17.12%) vSphere
5 15 (13.51%) Virtual Machines
6 10 (9.01%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (2.70%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.80%) iptables
8 2 (1.80%) KVM
8 2 (1.80%) PowerHA
9 1 (0.90%) Ceph
9 1 (0.90%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.90%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.90%) Squid
9 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 56 (50.45%) Puppet
2 36 (32.43%) Ansible
3 32 (28.83%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (13.51%) SELinux
5 10 (9.01%) Nagios
6 9 (8.11%) Terraform
7 8 (7.21%) SCCM
7 8 (7.21%) vRealize
8 5 (4.50%) Pingdom
9 4 (3.60%) SCOM
10 3 (2.70%) Consul
10 3 (2.70%) HAProxy
10 3 (2.70%) vMotion
11 1 (0.90%) Cacti
11 1 (0.90%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.90%) Opsview
11 1 (0.90%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.90%) RANCID
11 1 (0.90%) yum
Vendors
1 61 (54.95%) Red Hat
2 45 (40.54%) VMware
3 23 (20.72%) Cisco
4 21 (18.92%) Microsoft
5 8 (7.21%) EMC
6 6 (5.41%) AppDynamics
7 5 (4.50%) Atlassian
7 5 (4.50%) PagerDuty
7 5 (4.50%) SaltStack
8 3 (2.70%) Veeam
9 2 (1.80%) HP
9 2 (1.80%) IBM
9 2 (1.80%) Juniper
9 2 (1.80%) Mitel
9 2 (1.80%) NetApp
9 2 (1.80%) Nimsoft
9 2 (1.80%) Oracle
9 2 (1.80%) Veritas
10 1 (0.90%) Google
10 1 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
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