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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 133 107 126
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Contract jobs citing CentOS 11 38 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.37% 1.20% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 5.73% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 34 4
Average daily rate £375 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £345 £400
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -13.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 -
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
638 663 537
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.52% 20.91% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 364 266
Average daily rate £345 £355 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.81% +18.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 85 71
Average hourly rate £17.00 £20.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £39.00 £28.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
Bristol -22 4 £350 -15.15% 2
Gloucestershire +3 3 £400 -11.11% 4
Wiltshire +1 3 - -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
3 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 10 (58.82%) Puppet
4 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
4 8 (47.06%) DevOps
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
4 8 (47.06%) Python
5 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
5 7 (41.18%) Open Source
5 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
6 6 (35.29%) Ansible
6 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (35.29%) OpenStack
6 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
6 6 (35.29%) Web Services
6 6 (35.29%) MySQL
6 6 (35.29%) Subversion
7 5 (29.41%) Java
7 5 (29.41%) Apache
7 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
7 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
8 4 (23.53%) Ganglia
8 4 (23.53%) nginx
8 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 6 (35.29%) OpenStack
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
2 5 (29.41%) Tomcat
3 4 (23.53%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (23.53%) nginx
4 2 (11.76%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) TCP/IP
2 4 (23.53%) HTTPS
2 4 (23.53%) SSL
3 2 (11.76%) HTTP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
4 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) MySQL
2 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (23.53%) Redis
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (47.06%) Git (software)
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
2 6 (35.29%) Subversion
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (17.65%) Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Developer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (11.76%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Big Data Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) Middleware
2 4 (23.53%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (17.65%) LAMP
4 2 (11.76%) .NET
4 2 (11.76%) SOAP
5 1 (5.88%) CGI
5 1 (5.88%) RESTful
5 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Wiki
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 5 (29.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (23.53%) Fedora
4 3 (17.65%) Solaris
5 2 (11.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (47.06%) Configuration Management
1 8 (47.06%) DevOps
2 7 (41.18%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (41.18%) Open Source
3 2 (11.76%) BDD
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
3 2 (11.76%) Kanban
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
3 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (5.88%) Compatibility Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (5.88%) OO
4 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) Python
2 5 (29.41%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Ruby
4 3 (17.65%) Bash Shell
4 3 (17.65%) Perl
4 3 (17.65%) PHP
5 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) RHCE
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (29.41%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (23.53%) KVM
4 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 3 (17.65%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (58.82%) Puppet
2 6 (35.29%) Ansible
2 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (23.53%) Ganglia
3 4 (23.53%) Graphite
3 4 (23.53%) Kibana
3 4 (23.53%) Nagios
3 4 (23.53%) Riemann
4 1 (5.88%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Red Hat
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
4 2 (11.76%) Atlassian
5 1 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
5 1 (5.88%) Cloudera
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) SAP
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £7.00 - £7.70 per hour
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