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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 91 116 121
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Contract jobs citing CentOS 62 2 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.88% 0.085% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.07% 0.37% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 1 5
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£400 £275 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -31.25%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £341
% change year-on-year
- +9.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £32.50
CentOS
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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
768 539 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.29% 22.89% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 245 313
Average daily rate £365 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 98 87
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.90 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
Bristol - 49 £400 - 2
Devon - 4 £245 - 1
Gloucestershire - 3 - -
Somerset - - - - 8
Wiltshire - - - - 3
Dorset - - - -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 114 (100.00%) Linux
2 100 (87.72%) Apache
3 92 (80.70%) PHP
4 85 (74.56%) Continuous Integration
5 83 (72.81%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (64.04%) MySQL
7 61 (53.51%) jQuery
8 58 (50.88%) Zend
8 58 (50.88%) HTML
8 58 (50.88%) JavaScript
8 58 (50.88%) PHPUnit
8 58 (50.88%) HTML5
8 58 (50.88%) Doctrine
9 56 (49.12%) Zend Framework
10 47 (41.23%) Git (software)
10 47 (41.23%) Red Hat
11 44 (38.60%) Software Engineering
12 42 (36.84%) Ruby
13 40 (35.09%) VMware
14 38 (33.33%) Automated Testing
15 37 (32.46%) Finance
15 37 (32.46%) Puppet
16 35 (30.70%) Refactoring
17 33 (28.95%) Java
17 33 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
17 33 (28.95%) Mentoring
18 31 (27.19%) Perl
18 31 (27.19%) LAMP
19 30 (26.32%) DevOps
19 30 (26.32%) Bash Shell

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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
1 100 (87.72%) Apache
2 14 (12.28%) Tomcat
3 13 (11.40%) JBoss
4 10 (8.77%) nginx
5 9 (7.89%) WebSphere
6 5 (4.39%) Confluence
6 5 (4.39%) MediaWiki
7 4 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (2.63%) Drupal
8 3 (2.63%) IIS
8 3 (2.63%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.75%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (2.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.02%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.39%) Amazon S3
4 3 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.63%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.42%) LDAP
1 21 (18.42%) Firewall
2 16 (14.04%) LAN
2 16 (14.04%) WAN
3 10 (8.77%) VPN
4 7 (6.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (4.39%) Network Security
5 5 (4.39%) DNS
5 5 (4.39%) EIGRP
5 5 (4.39%) IPsec
5 5 (4.39%) OSPF
5 5 (4.39%) BGP
5 5 (4.39%) IPv6
6 3 (2.63%) SNMP
6 3 (2.63%) SMTP
6 3 (2.63%) Internet
7 2 (1.75%) FTP
7 2 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (64.04%) MySQL
2 7 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.39%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.51%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (50.88%) PHPUnit
2 47 (41.23%) Git (software)
3 20 (17.54%) Jenkins
4 16 (14.04%) Hudson
5 7 (6.14%) Subversion
6 5 (4.39%) JIRA
7 3 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 37 (32.46%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Marketing
3 5 (4.39%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.39%) Electronics
3 5 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (41.23%) Developer
2 44 (38.60%) PHP Developer
3 26 (22.81%) PHP Zend Developer
4 22 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (17.54%) Software Engineer
6 17 (14.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 15 (13.16%) Administrator
8 14 (12.28%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (6.14%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.51%) Designer
10 4 (3.51%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 3 (2.63%) Linux Consultant
11 3 (2.63%) Linux Support
11 3 (2.63%) Senior PHP Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Consultant
11 3 (2.63%) Project Manager
11 3 (2.63%) Senior Developer
12 2 (1.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (53.51%) jQuery
2 58 (50.88%) HTML
2 58 (50.88%) HTML5
2 58 (50.88%) Doctrine
3 56 (49.12%) Zend Framework
4 31 (27.19%) LAMP
5 5 (4.39%) Web Services
5 5 (4.39%) CSS
6 3 (2.63%) Spring
6 3 (2.63%) Servlets
6 3 (2.63%) RESTful
7 2 (1.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) Wiki
1 5 (4.39%) DTV
1 5 (4.39%) Open Source
2 2 (1.75%) VLE
3 1 (0.88%) Animation
3 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 114 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (20.18%) Ubuntu
3 18 (15.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (10.53%) Windows
4 12 (10.53%) Debian
5 7 (6.14%) UNIX
6 6 (5.26%) Fedora
7 5 (4.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.75%) Scientific Linux
8 2 (1.75%) Solaris
9 1 (0.88%) Amazon Linux
9 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (74.56%) Continuous Integration
2 83 (72.81%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (38.60%) Software Engineering
4 38 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 35 (30.70%) Refactoring
6 33 (28.95%) Mentoring
7 30 (26.32%) DevOps
8 11 (9.65%) Configuration Management
9 10 (8.77%) Build Automation
10 8 (7.02%) Scrum
11 5 (4.39%) Load Balancing
11 5 (4.39%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (4.39%) Programme Management
11 5 (4.39%) TDD
11 5 (4.39%) Data Modelling
11 5 (4.39%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (4.39%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (4.39%) Database Theory
11 5 (4.39%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 92 (80.70%) PHP
2 58 (50.88%) JavaScript
3 42 (36.84%) Ruby
4 33 (28.95%) Java
5 31 (27.19%) Perl
6 30 (26.32%) Bash Shell
7 20 (17.54%) Python
8 16 (14.04%) SQL
9 3 (2.63%) PHP5
9 3 (2.63%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (12.28%) Security Cleared
2 11 (9.65%) SC Cleared
2 11 (9.65%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (9.65%) CCNA
3 3 (2.63%) Degree
3 3 (2.63%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 21 (18.42%) XenServer
1 21 (18.42%) Samba
2 16 (14.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.14%) Postfix
4 6 (5.26%) NFS
5 4 (3.51%) Sendmail
6 3 (2.63%) Squid
6 3 (2.63%) qmail
6 3 (2.63%) vCloud
7 2 (1.75%) KVM
7 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.75%) Xen
8 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 37 (32.46%) Puppet
2 33 (28.95%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (21.93%) Salt
4 11 (9.65%) SELinux
5 10 (8.77%) yum
6 9 (7.89%) ZABBIX
7 5 (4.39%) Cacti
7 5 (4.39%) Nagios
7 5 (4.39%) Ansible
8 4 (3.51%) logstash
8 4 (3.51%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 58 (50.88%) Zend
2 47 (41.23%) Red Hat
3 40 (35.09%) VMware
4 16 (14.04%) Citrix
5 5 (4.39%) SAP
5 5 (4.39%) Percona
6 4 (3.51%) NetApp
7 3 (2.63%) Cisco
7 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.88%) Rackspace
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