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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 222 222 235
Rank change year-on-year
0 +13
Contract jobs citing CentOS 39 20 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.39% 0.21% 0.060%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 0.86% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 4 1
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£375 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
2464 2335 1869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.70% 25.03% 22.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1240 1151 874
Average daily rate £363 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £138 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 230 256
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.49 £12.09 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

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 27 April 2015.

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 27 April 2015. 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 +4 17 £325 -10.34% 4
Oxfordshire - 10 £425 - 3
Berkshire +10 6 £350 -17.64% 7
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £403 +15.00%
Surrey -2 1 - - 1
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 70 (90.91%) Linux
2 29 (37.66%) Red Hat
3 25 (32.47%) Windows
4 24 (31.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (29.87%) VMware
6 21 (27.27%) Cisco
7 20 (25.97%) Firewall
7 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
7 20 (25.97%) Puppet
8 18 (23.38%) Python
8 18 (23.38%) ITIL
8 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 17 (22.08%) Configuration Management
10 16 (20.78%) Ubuntu
10 16 (20.78%) VLAN
11 15 (19.48%) Bash Shell
11 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
12 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
13 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (16.88%) Jenkins
13 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
13 13 (16.88%) VPN
14 12 (15.58%) WAN
14 12 (15.58%) LAN
14 12 (15.58%) MySQL
14 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
14 12 (15.58%) Kalman Filter
15 11 (14.29%) DevOps
15 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (14.29%) Nagios

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 9 (11.69%) Apache
2 6 (7.79%) Tomcat
3 4 (5.19%) nginx
4 3 (3.90%) Confluence
4 3 (3.90%) WordPress
4 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
4 3 (3.90%) IIS
5 2 (2.60%) JBoss
5 2 (2.60%) Drupal
5 2 (2.60%) CMS
5 2 (2.60%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.30%) WildFly
6 1 (1.30%) Mule ESB
6 1 (1.30%) Node.js
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.30%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (6.49%) MS Office
2 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) PaaS
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon S3
2 4 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (5.19%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (3.90%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.97%) Firewall
2 16 (20.78%) VLAN
3 13 (16.88%) VPN
4 12 (15.58%) LAN
4 12 (15.58%) WAN
5 10 (12.99%) VoIP
5 10 (12.99%) ISDN
5 10 (12.99%) IP Telephony
6 7 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 7 (9.09%) iSCSI
6 7 (9.09%) Internet
7 6 (7.79%) HTTP
7 6 (7.79%) BIG-IP
7 6 (7.79%) SSL
8 5 (6.49%) DNS
8 5 (6.49%) FTP
8 5 (6.49%) Network Security
9 4 (5.19%) SMTP
9 4 (5.19%) HTTPS
9 4 (5.19%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.58%) MySQL
2 8 (10.39%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.19%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.60%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Redis
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Jenkins
2 10 (12.99%) Subversion
3 7 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.90%) RSpec
4 3 (3.90%) JIRA
5 2 (2.60%) Maven
5 2 (2.60%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.60%) Hudson
5 2 (2.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.30%) JMeter
6 1 (1.30%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.30%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.30%) Gradle
6 1 (1.30%) Artifactory
6 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 2 (2.60%) Finance
1 2 (2.60%) Military
2 1 (1.30%) Back Office
2 1 (1.30%) Electronics
2 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (24.68%) Administrator
2 18 (23.38%) Linux Administrator
3 11 (14.29%) Developer
3 11 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 10 (12.99%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (11.69%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Network Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Linux Support Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Network Support
9 4 (5.19%) Linux Support
10 3 (3.90%) Consultant
10 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.39%) XML
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
2 4 (5.19%) Web Services
3 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) LAMP
4 2 (2.60%) Middleware
4 2 (2.60%) XSL
4 2 (2.60%) XSLT
4 2 (2.60%) XHTML
4 2 (2.60%) Spring
4 2 (2.60%) JSON
4 2 (2.60%) Dojo
5 1 (1.30%) jQuery
5 1 (1.30%) RESTful
5 1 (1.30%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (1.30%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.30%) beanstalkd
5 1 (1.30%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.30%) J2EE
5 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.49%) Clustering
2 3 (3.90%) Management Information System
2 3 (3.90%) EqualLogic
3 2 (2.60%) User Experience
3 2 (2.60%) Replication
3 2 (2.60%) PKI
3 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Wiki
4 1 (1.30%) Open Source
4 1 (1.30%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 70 (90.91%) Linux
2 25 (32.47%) Windows
3 24 (31.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (20.78%) Ubuntu
5 13 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (9.09%) Debian
7 7 (9.09%) Fedora
7 7 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
8 4 (5.19%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
10 2 (2.60%) UNIX
10 2 (2.60%) Solaris
11 1 (1.30%) AIX
11 1 (1.30%) HPUX
11 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) ITIL
2 17 (22.08%) Configuration Management
3 12 (15.58%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.58%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (14.29%) DevOps
4 11 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (11.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (7.79%) Change Control
6 6 (7.79%) Scrum
6 6 (7.79%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (7.79%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (6.49%) ITSM
7 5 (6.49%) Service Management
7 5 (6.49%) E-Commerce
8 4 (5.19%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (5.19%) Multithreading
8 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
8 4 (5.19%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (3.90%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) Python
2 15 (19.48%) Bash Shell
3 9 (11.69%) Java
4 8 (10.39%) Perl
4 8 (10.39%) C++
5 6 (7.79%) PHP
5 6 (7.79%) SQL
6 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
6 5 (6.49%) Ruby
7 4 (5.19%) C
8 3 (3.90%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.60%) C#
Qualifications
1 20 (25.97%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 10 (12.99%) CCNA
3 10 (12.99%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (9.09%) RHCT
5 6 (7.79%) RHCE
6 3 (3.90%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
1 4 (5.19%) QA
1 4 (5.19%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.30%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (16.88%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.99%) Firmware
4 9 (11.69%) Postfix
4 9 (11.69%) vSphere
5 8 (10.39%) Hyper-V
6 7 (9.09%) NFS
7 5 (6.49%) qmail
8 4 (5.19%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (2.60%) iptables
9 2 (2.60%) XenServer
9 2 (2.60%) Samba
9 2 (2.60%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.30%) Snort
10 1 (1.30%) Squid
10 1 (1.30%) vCloud
10 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (25.97%) Puppet
2 11 (14.29%) Nagios
3 10 (12.99%) FortiGate
4 6 (7.79%) Vagrant
4 6 (7.79%) SELinux
5 5 (6.49%) OVSD
6 3 (3.90%) WSUS
6 3 (3.90%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.90%) Hyperic
7 2 (2.60%) Ansible
7 2 (2.60%) Salt
7 2 (2.60%) cPanel
7 2 (2.60%) Webmin
7 2 (2.60%) Plesk
7 2 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.30%) Kibana
8 1 (1.30%) logstash
8 1 (1.30%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (37.66%) Red Hat
2 23 (29.87%) VMware
3 21 (27.27%) Cisco
4 15 (19.48%) Microsoft
5 9 (11.69%) HP
6 8 (10.39%) Oracle
7 7 (9.09%) NetApp
8 6 (7.79%) F5
9 3 (3.90%) Splunk
9 3 (3.90%) Altiris
9 3 (3.90%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.90%) Dell
9 3 (3.90%) Citrix
9 3 (3.90%) Dell KACE
9 3 (3.90%) Ruckus Wireless
10 2 (2.60%) Juniper
11 1 (1.30%) Sun
11 1 (1.30%) IBM
11 1 (1.30%) Percona
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