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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 229 222 232
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Contract jobs citing CentOS 52 38 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.54% 0.38% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.21% 1.53% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 28 5
Average daily rate £425 £363 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.24% -6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £239 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £433 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £8.50 - £35.00
CentOS
England

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
2353 2477 2370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.43% 24.88% 25.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1252 1181
Average daily rate £375 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £339 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.79% +6.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 228 238
Average hourly rate £18.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.12% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 15 £325 - 5
Berkshire +13 14 £450 +28.57% 6
Buckinghamshire +18 9 £425 +5.59% 1
Surrey -2 9 £385 - 5
Kent - 4 £450 -
East Sussex - 1 - - 1
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 85 (85.86%) Linux
2 57 (57.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 46 (46.46%) Red Hat
4 34 (34.34%) VMware
5 32 (32.32%) Ubuntu
6 28 (28.28%) Python
6 28 (28.28%) DevOps
7 26 (26.26%) Security Cleared
7 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
8 24 (24.24%) Puppet
9 23 (23.23%) SC Cleared
9 23 (23.23%) Unix
9 23 (23.23%) Java
10 22 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
12 19 (19.19%) Windows
12 19 (19.19%) WebSphere
13 16 (16.16%) Nagios
13 16 (16.16%) Cisco
13 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
14 15 (15.15%) Apache
14 15 (15.15%) Configuration Management
14 15 (15.15%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (15.15%) Ansible
15 14 (14.14%) logstash
15 14 (14.14%) Graphite
15 14 (14.14%) ELK Stack
15 14 (14.14%) IBM

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 19 (19.19%) WebSphere
2 15 (15.15%) Apache
2 15 (15.15%) Elasticsearch
3 14 (14.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 12 (12.12%) Tomcat
5 10 (10.10%) OpenStack
6 9 (9.09%) WebSphere Process Server
7 6 (6.06%) JBoss
7 6 (6.06%) WebLogic
8 2 (2.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (2.02%) CMS
8 2 (2.02%) concrete5
8 2 (2.02%) Drupal
8 2 (2.02%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (2.02%) Joomla!
8 2 (2.02%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (2.02%) Umbraco
8 2 (2.02%) WordPress
9 1 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.01%) CloudStack
Applications
1 8 (8.08%) MS Excel
1 8 (8.08%) MS Office
2 2 (2.02%) 3ds Max
2 2 (2.02%) Acrobat
2 2 (2.02%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (2.02%) GIMP
2 2 (2.02%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.02%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.01%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.02%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.21%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.06%) OpenShift
3 2 (2.02%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.02%) MailChimp
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon Kinesis
4 1 (1.01%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.01%) CloudBees
4 1 (1.01%) IaaS
4 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.01%) Office 365
4 1 (1.01%) PaaS
4 1 (1.01%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (13.13%) VPN
2 9 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
2 9 (9.09%) DNS
2 9 (9.09%) SAN
3 8 (8.08%) Firewall
3 8 (8.08%) TCP/IP
4 7 (7.07%) SMTP
5 5 (5.05%) FTP
5 5 (5.05%) iSCSI
5 5 (5.05%) Network Security
6 3 (3.03%) HTTP
6 3 (3.03%) IPsec
6 3 (3.03%) LDAP
6 3 (3.03%) NAS
7 2 (2.02%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (2.02%) DHCP
7 2 (2.02%) Internet
7 2 (2.02%) SSL
7 2 (2.02%) VoIP
7 2 (2.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.13%) MySQL
2 9 (9.09%) Big Data
2 9 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.06%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.03%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.01%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (12.12%) Git (software)
1 12 (12.12%) Subversion
2 6 (6.06%) Jenkins
3 5 (5.05%) PHPUnit
4 3 (3.03%) FishEye
4 3 (3.03%) Metasploit
5 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.02%) Grunt
6 1 (1.01%) Ant
6 1 (1.01%) GoogleTest
6 1 (1.01%) Hudson
6 1 (1.01%) JIRA
6 1 (1.01%) Maven
6 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (1.01%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (1.01%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (31.31%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 15 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 13 (13.13%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 11 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
7 10 (10.10%) Consultant
7 10 (10.10%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
9 8 (8.08%) Administrator
9 8 (8.08%) Architect
9 8 (8.08%) Developer
9 8 (8.08%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 7 (7.07%) Linux Scripter
10 7 (7.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Elasticsearch Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Senior VMware Engineer
11 6 (6.06%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (6.06%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.14%) ELK Stack
1 14 (14.14%) Web Services
2 13 (13.13%) RESTful
2 13 (13.13%) Sensu
3 11 (11.11%) LAMP
4 8 (8.08%) jQuery
5 7 (7.07%) XML
6 6 (6.06%) REST
6 6 (6.06%) SOAP
7 5 (5.05%) CakePHP
7 5 (5.05%) J2EE
7 5 (5.05%) JSON
8 3 (3.03%) .NET
9 2 (2.02%) CodeIgniter
9 2 (2.02%) CSS
9 2 (2.02%) CSS3
9 2 (2.02%) Flash
9 2 (2.02%) HTML
9 2 (2.02%) JSP
9 2 (2.02%) MooTools
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.05%) Mainframe
2 5 (5.05%) Statistics
3 2 (2.02%) PKI
3 2 (2.02%) User Experience
4 1 (1.01%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.01%) Clustering
4 1 (1.01%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.01%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 85 (85.86%) Linux
2 57 (57.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 32 (32.32%) Ubuntu
4 23 (23.23%) Unix
5 19 (19.19%) Windows
6 14 (14.14%) AIX
7 7 (7.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (6.06%) Debian
9 5 (5.05%) SUSE
9 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (4.04%) Windows Server
11 2 (2.02%) Android
11 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.02%) Windows 7
12 1 (1.01%) Fedora
12 1 (1.01%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.01%) Solaris
12 1 (1.01%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (28.28%) DevOps
2 22 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (15.15%) Configuration Management
4 11 (11.11%) ITIL
5 9 (9.09%) Network Design
6 8 (8.08%) Data Management
7 7 (7.07%) High Availability
7 7 (7.07%) ITSM
7 7 (7.07%) Service Management
8 6 (6.06%) Capacity Management
8 6 (6.06%) ITIL V3
8 6 (6.06%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.06%) Scrum
8 6 (6.06%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.05%) Line Management
9 5 (5.05%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.05%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (5.05%) Open Source
9 5 (5.05%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.28%) Python
2 23 (23.23%) Java
3 22 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 21 (21.21%) JavaScript
5 14 (14.14%) SQL
6 12 (12.12%) PHP
7 10 (10.10%) Shell Script
8 7 (7.07%) Perl
9 6 (6.06%) PowerShell
10 5 (5.05%) Ruby
11 3 (3.03%) C#
11 3 (3.03%) C++
12 2 (2.02%) ActionScript
12 2 (2.02%) Apple Swift
12 2 (2.02%) C
12 2 (2.02%) Objective-C
12 2 (2.02%) VB
13 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 26 (26.26%) Security Cleared
2 23 (23.23%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.09%) CCNP
3 9 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.05%) Degree
5 4 (4.04%) CCNA
6 3 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (2.02%) AWS Certification
7 2 (2.02%) CEH
7 2 (2.02%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.02%) RHCT
7 2 (2.02%) VCP5
8 1 (1.01%) MCSE
8 1 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.01%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.07%) QA
1 7 (7.07%) SLA
2 3 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (26.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (11.11%) Docker
3 8 (8.08%) Active Directory
4 7 (7.07%) vSphere
5 5 (5.05%) NFS
5 5 (5.05%) SpamAssassin
5 5 (5.05%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (4.04%) vCloud
7 3 (3.03%) Hyper-V
7 3 (3.03%) Squid
8 2 (2.02%) Postfix
9 1 (1.01%) Dovecot
9 1 (1.01%) KVM
9 1 (1.01%) OpenSSH
9 1 (1.01%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.01%) qmail
9 1 (1.01%) Sendmail
9 1 (1.01%) Varnish
9 1 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (24.24%) Puppet
2 16 (16.16%) Nagios
3 15 (15.15%) Ansible
4 14 (14.14%) Graphite
4 14 (14.14%) logstash
5 13 (13.13%) Terraform
6 7 (7.07%) OVSD
7 6 (6.06%) Kubernetes
8 5 (5.05%) Cacti
8 5 (5.05%) SCOM
9 4 (4.04%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (3.03%) Packer
10 3 (3.03%) SELinux
10 3 (3.03%) vRealize
11 2 (2.02%) cPanel
11 2 (2.02%) ZABBIX
12 1 (1.01%) Backup Exec
12 1 (1.01%) NetBackup
12 1 (1.01%) Plesk
12 1 (1.01%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 46 (46.46%) Red Hat
2 34 (34.34%) VMware
3 16 (16.16%) Cisco
3 16 (16.16%) Microsoft
4 14 (14.14%) IBM
5 8 (8.08%) Oracle
6 7 (7.07%) HP
7 6 (6.06%) EMC
8 5 (5.05%) Juniper
9 3 (3.03%) Zend
10 2 (2.02%) Adobe
10 2 (2.02%) NetApp
10 2 (2.02%) Sitecore
11 1 (1.01%) Citrix
11 1 (1.01%) CommVault
11 1 (1.01%) Cyber-Ark
11 1 (1.01%) Dot Hill
11 1 (1.01%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.01%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.01%) Symantec
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