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 3 March 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 209 229 197
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -32
Contract jobs citing CentOS 46 9 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.47% 0.10% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.92% 0.41% 1.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 5 12
Average daily rate
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£375 £363 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +10.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £284 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £460 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
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
2392 2187 1674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.39% 24.47% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1178 988 766
Average daily rate £348 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.20% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £130 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 207 264 262
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.35 £11.36
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -4.32%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -8 15 £350 -14.11% 4
Oxfordshire - 11 £290 - 7
Berkshire +5 8 £450 +44.00% 7
Surrey +1 5 - - 3
Buckinghamshire -6 5 £403 +0.62% 1
Kent - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 1
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 74 (87.06%) Linux
2 33 (38.82%) Windows
2 33 (38.82%) Red Hat
3 31 (36.47%) Firewall
3 31 (36.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (35.29%) Security Cleared
5 26 (30.59%) Bash Shell
6 25 (29.41%) Cisco
7 23 (27.06%) Puppet
8 22 (25.88%) VMware
9 20 (23.53%) Configuration Management
9 20 (23.53%) ITIL
10 18 (21.18%) CCNA
10 18 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
10 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (20.00%) SC Cleared
11 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
11 17 (20.00%) FortiGate
11 17 (20.00%) DevOps
12 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (18.82%) VLAN
13 14 (16.47%) Ubuntu
13 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
14 13 (15.29%) VPN
14 13 (15.29%) Network Monitoring
15 12 (14.12%) Kalman Filter
15 12 (14.12%) LAN
15 12 (14.12%) WAN
15 12 (14.12%) Python
15 12 (14.12%) MySQL

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 10 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 8 (9.41%) Apache
3 3 (3.53%) JBoss
3 3 (3.53%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.53%) nginx
3 3 (3.53%) Confluence
4 2 (2.35%) MediaWiki
5 1 (1.18%) WildFly
5 1 (1.18%) Node.js
5 1 (1.18%) IIS
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (1.18%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.18%) Mule
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) MS Office
2 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.41%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.24%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (7.06%) Amazon S3
4 5 (5.88%) PaaS
4 5 (5.88%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 31 (36.47%) Firewall
2 16 (18.82%) VLAN
3 13 (15.29%) VPN
4 12 (14.12%) LAN
4 12 (14.12%) WAN
5 11 (12.94%) VoIP
6 10 (11.76%) ISDN
6 10 (11.76%) IP Telephony
7 9 (10.59%) Wireshark
8 8 (9.41%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (9.41%) Internet
8 8 (9.41%) Network Security
9 7 (8.24%) iSCSI
9 7 (8.24%) TCP/IP
9 7 (8.24%) SSL
10 6 (7.06%) BIG-IP
11 5 (5.88%) DSL
12 4 (4.71%) MPLS
13 3 (3.53%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (3.53%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.12%) MySQL
2 9 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (7.06%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.18%) Redis
6 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.12%) Subversion
3 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.06%) RSpec
5 4 (4.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (4.71%) Cucumber
5 4 (4.71%) Maven
5 4 (4.71%) JIRA
6 3 (3.53%) PHPUnit
7 2 (2.35%) Hudson
7 2 (2.35%) Selenium
7 2 (2.35%) Zend Studio
7 2 (2.35%) JMeter
8 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.18%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.18%) Gradle
8 1 (1.18%) Artifactory
General
1 3 (3.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Military
3 1 (1.18%) French Language
3 1 (1.18%) German Language
3 1 (1.18%) Legal
3 1 (1.18%) Publishing
3 1 (1.18%) Back Office
3 1 (1.18%) Electronics
3 1 (1.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (16.47%) Administrator
2 13 (15.29%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (14.12%) Developer
3 12 (14.12%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (12.94%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (10.59%) Network Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 8 (9.41%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Network Support
9 4 (4.71%) Consultant
10 3 (3.53%) Software Developer
10 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support
10 3 (3.53%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Security Specialist
10 3 (3.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.24%) XML
2 6 (7.06%) Web Services
3 4 (4.71%) LAMP
4 2 (2.35%) Middleware
4 2 (2.35%) EDIFACT
4 2 (2.35%) Spring
4 2 (2.35%) XSL
4 2 (2.35%) CSS
4 2 (2.35%) SOAP
4 2 (2.35%) REST
4 2 (2.35%) Zend Framework
4 2 (2.35%) jQuery
5 1 (1.18%) JPA
5 1 (1.18%) RESTful
5 1 (1.18%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (1.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.18%) HTML
5 1 (1.18%) J2EE
5 1 (1.18%) XSLT
5 1 (1.18%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) PKI
2 5 (5.88%) Clustering
3 3 (3.53%) Cryptography
3 3 (3.53%) Open Source
3 3 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.35%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (87.06%) Linux
2 33 (38.82%) Windows
3 31 (36.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (16.47%) Ubuntu
5 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.24%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (7.06%) Fedora
8 3 (3.53%) Debian
8 3 (3.53%) Windows 2000
8 3 (3.53%) UNIX
9 2 (2.35%) Solaris
10 1 (1.18%) AIX
10 1 (1.18%) HPUX
10 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (1.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) ITIL
1 20 (23.53%) Configuration Management
2 17 (20.00%) DevOps
3 16 (18.82%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (16.47%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (15.29%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (14.12%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (11.76%) Scrum
8 8 (9.41%) Network Architecture
9 7 (8.24%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.24%) Software Engineering
10 6 (7.06%) Change Control
10 6 (7.06%) Cyber Security
11 5 (5.88%) Multithreading
11 5 (5.88%) ITSM
11 5 (5.88%) Service Management
11 5 (5.88%) E-Commerce
12 4 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (4.71%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (30.59%) Bash Shell
2 12 (14.12%) Python
3 11 (12.94%) Java
4 10 (11.76%) SQL
5 8 (9.41%) C++
5 8 (9.41%) Perl
5 8 (9.41%) PHP
6 7 (8.24%) Ruby
6 7 (8.24%) PowerShell
7 6 (7.06%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.71%) C
9 2 (2.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 30 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 18 (21.18%) CCNA
2 18 (21.18%) Cisco Certification
3 17 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.76%) DV Cleared
5 7 (8.24%) RHCT
6 4 (4.71%) Degree
7 1 (1.18%) MCSE
7 1 (1.18%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (1.18%) MCITP
7 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.71%) QA
3 3 (3.53%) SLA
4 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (21.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.76%) Firmware
3 8 (9.41%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.24%) NFS
5 4 (4.71%) vSphere
6 3 (3.53%) Postfix
7 2 (2.35%) XenServer
7 2 (2.35%) Samba
7 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.35%) vCloud
8 1 (1.18%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.18%) Varnish
8 1 (1.18%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.18%) Snort
8 1 (1.18%) Squid
Systems Management
1 23 (27.06%) Puppet
2 17 (20.00%) FortiGate
3 12 (14.12%) Nagios
4 7 (8.24%) Vagrant
5 5 (5.88%) OVSD
6 3 (3.53%) WSUS
6 3 (3.53%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.53%) Hyperic
7 2 (2.35%) Ansible
7 2 (2.35%) Salt
7 2 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.18%) Zenoss
8 1 (1.18%) yum
8 1 (1.18%) Kibana
8 1 (1.18%) logstash
8 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (38.82%) Red Hat
2 25 (29.41%) Cisco
3 22 (25.88%) VMware
4 11 (12.94%) Microsoft
5 9 (10.59%) Oracle
6 8 (9.41%) Juniper
7 7 (8.24%) NetApp
8 6 (7.06%) HP
8 6 (7.06%) F5
9 3 (3.53%) Splunk
9 3 (3.53%) Zend
9 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.53%) Citrix
10 1 (1.18%) Sun
10 1 (1.18%) IBM
10 1 (1.18%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.18%) Percona
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