The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 132 79 105
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +26
Contract jobs citing CentOS 16 64 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 1.98% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.20% 9.09% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 54 1
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£325 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 - £40.50
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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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
726 704 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.41% 21.80% 18.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 399 198
Average daily rate £350 £338 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +7.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 83 82
Average hourly rate £19.03 £16.62 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.53% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.78 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £33.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in the South West

CentOS
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CentOS across the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

CentOS Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

CentOS
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

CentOS Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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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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
Dorset - 5 £450 -
Wiltshire - 5 £450 - 1
Bristol -45 4 £325 -17.46% 4
Gloucestershire -6 2 - - 4
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 39 (97.50%) Linux
2 24 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 22 (55.00%) MySQL
4 21 (52.50%) Puppet
5 20 (50.00%) Apache
6 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
7 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (37.50%) PHP
8 15 (37.50%) Finance
9 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
9 14 (35.00%) Ubuntu
9 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (32.50%) VMware
10 13 (32.50%) Windows
10 13 (32.50%) DevOps
11 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (27.50%) Python
12 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
13 10 (25.00%) Perl
13 10 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
14 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
14 9 (22.50%) Doctrine
14 9 (22.50%) HTML
14 9 (22.50%) Samba
14 9 (22.50%) Zend
14 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
14 9 (22.50%) jQuery
15 8 (20.00%) PHPUnit

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 20 (50.00%) Apache
2 8 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 7 (17.50%) IIS
4 6 (15.00%) nginx
5 4 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 4 (10.00%) Lotus Domino
6 3 (7.50%) Confluence
6 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
6 3 (7.50%) MediaWiki
7 2 (5.00%) WordPress
8 1 (2.50%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (5.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (17.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) SaaS
3 1 (2.50%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Route 53
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (10.00%) DNS
2 4 (10.00%) SAN
3 3 (7.50%) LDAP
3 3 (7.50%) LAN
3 3 (7.50%) WAN
3 3 (7.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (7.50%) VPN
3 3 (7.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (55.00%) MySQL
2 11 (27.50%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.00%) MarkLogic
5 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 18 (45.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.00%) PHPUnit
3 7 (17.50%) Hudson
3 7 (17.50%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.50%) Subversion
4 6 (15.00%) JIRA
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Linux Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Linux Administrator
3 8 (20.00%) Administrator
4 7 (17.50%) Developer
4 7 (17.50%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (17.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (17.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 6 (15.00%) PHP Developer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Software Engineer
6 5 (12.50%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Designer
8 3 (7.50%) Senior Designer
9 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
9 1 (2.50%) JavaScript Developer
9 1 (2.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (22.50%) HTML
1 9 (22.50%) jQuery
1 9 (22.50%) Doctrine
2 6 (15.00%) Zend Framework
2 6 (15.00%) HTML5
3 5 (12.50%) Laravel
3 5 (12.50%) Symfony
4 4 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (7.50%) CSS
6 2 (5.00%) LAMP
7 1 (2.50%) Spring
7 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) Wiki
2 4 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 3 (7.50%) Clustering
4 2 (5.00%) DTV
5 1 (2.50%) Derivative
5 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (97.50%) Linux
2 14 (35.00%) Ubuntu
2 14 (35.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (32.50%) Windows
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (17.50%) Debian
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (15.00%) Fedora
6 4 (10.00%) UNIX
7 3 (7.50%) Solaris
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (42.50%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (32.50%) DevOps
3 12 (30.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (22.50%) Software Engineering
4 9 (22.50%) Mentoring
5 6 (15.00%) Automated Testing
5 6 (15.00%) Refactoring
5 6 (15.00%) TDD
6 5 (12.50%) MVC
6 5 (12.50%) Migration
6 5 (12.50%) Scrum
7 3 (7.50%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.50%) Build Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
8 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
8 2 (5.00%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) PHP
2 11 (27.50%) Python
3 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.00%) Perl
4 8 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (10.00%) Ruby
6 4 (10.00%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.00%) Java
8 1 (2.50%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) RHCE
4 3 (7.50%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) DV Cleared
5 2 (5.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (22.50%) Samba
3 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (15.00%) Postfix
4 3 (7.50%) iptables
4 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 21 (52.50%) Puppet
2 10 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (20.00%) Ansible
4 6 (15.00%) Vagrant
5 3 (7.50%) ZABBIX
5 3 (7.50%) Salt
6 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 13 (32.50%) VMware
3 9 (22.50%) Zend
4 8 (20.00%) Oracle
5 6 (15.00%) NetApp
6 4 (10.00%) Lotus
7 3 (7.50%) Sun
8 2 (5.00%) Juniper
8 2 (5.00%) SAP
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco
9 1 (2.50%) Microsoft
9 1 (2.50%) Rackspace
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