The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the South West region.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 74 101 130
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +29
Contract jobs citing CentOS 61 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.05% 0.28% 0.066%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.49% 1.41% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 0 1
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£375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £356 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.75% +23.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-53.47% -15.29%
Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
643 427 635
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.61% 19.85% 20.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 217 306
Average daily rate £325 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 71 85
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
CentOS
England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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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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 +18 50 £375 - 2
Gloucestershire - 4 £400 - 2
Somerset - 1 £413 -
Wiltshire - - - -
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 67 (90.54%) Linux
2 54 (72.97%) PHP
3 52 (70.27%) Red Hat
4 46 (62.16%) Apache
5 38 (51.35%) MySQL
5 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (44.59%) Ruby
7 30 (40.54%) VMware
8 28 (37.84%) LAMP
9 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (33.78%) Java
11 23 (31.08%) Python
11 23 (31.08%) Zend
11 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 23 (31.08%) Puppet
12 22 (29.73%) DevOps
12 22 (29.73%) Ubuntu
13 21 (28.38%) jQuery
13 21 (28.38%) Perl
14 20 (27.03%) Zend Framework
14 20 (27.03%) Debian
15 18 (24.32%) Samba
15 18 (24.32%) NFS
15 18 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
16 16 (21.62%) Bash Shell
16 16 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 16 (21.62%) PHP5
17 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
17 15 (20.27%) Firewall
17 15 (20.27%) LDAP

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 46 (62.16%) Apache
2 13 (17.57%) nginx
3 8 (10.81%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.76%) Confluence
4 5 (6.76%) MediaWiki
4 5 (6.76%) IIS
5 3 (4.05%) Moodle
5 3 (4.05%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.05%) Drupal
6 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.05%) Magento
2 3 (4.05%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (17.57%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.81%) Amazon S3
3 5 (6.76%) SaaS
3 5 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) LDAP
1 15 (20.27%) Firewall
2 14 (18.92%) VPN
3 11 (14.86%) LAN
3 11 (14.86%) WAN
4 7 (9.46%) DNS
5 5 (6.76%) IPv6
5 5 (6.76%) OSPF
5 5 (6.76%) BGP
5 5 (6.76%) EIGRP
5 5 (6.76%) SMTP
5 5 (6.76%) IPsec
5 5 (6.76%) SNMP
5 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.76%) Network Security
6 2 (2.70%) VLAN
6 2 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (51.35%) MySQL
2 9 (12.16%) Relational Database
3 8 (10.81%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.41%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.05%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (16.22%) PHPUnit
2 7 (9.46%) Subversion
2 7 (9.46%) FitNesse
3 6 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 5 (6.76%) JIRA
4 5 (6.76%) Hudson
4 5 (6.76%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.41%) Electronics
1 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
1 4 (5.41%) Manufacturing
1 4 (5.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (28.38%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) PHP Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (18.92%) Linux Administrator
4 13 (17.57%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (17.57%) Administrator
5 10 (13.51%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) Designer
6 9 (12.16%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (10.81%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (9.46%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (8.11%) Java Developer
10 4 (5.41%) QA Engineer
10 4 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (4.05%) Systems Support
11 3 (4.05%) Software Architect
11 3 (4.05%) Architect
11 3 (4.05%) Build Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (37.84%) LAMP
2 21 (28.38%) jQuery
3 20 (27.03%) Zend Framework
4 13 (17.57%) HTML5
4 13 (17.57%) HTML
5 11 (14.86%) Web Services
6 8 (10.81%) Spring
7 6 (8.11%) CSS
8 5 (6.76%) Servlets
9 3 (4.05%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (4.05%) RESTful
10 1 (1.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Open Source
2 5 (6.76%) Wiki
3 4 (5.41%) DTV
3 4 (5.41%) Animation
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.05%) VLE
5 2 (2.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 67 (90.54%) Linux
2 22 (29.73%) Ubuntu
3 20 (27.03%) Debian
4 16 (21.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (18.92%) Windows
6 9 (12.16%) Fedora
7 8 (10.81%) UNIX
8 7 (9.46%) Windows 7
9 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.05%) Scientific Linux
10 3 (4.05%) SELinux
11 2 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (36.49%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (29.73%) DevOps
4 15 (20.27%) Software Engineering
5 10 (13.51%) Load Balancing
5 10 (13.51%) Build Automation
6 9 (12.16%) Scrum
7 8 (10.81%) Configuration Management
8 7 (9.46%) Refactoring
8 7 (9.46%) Time Management
8 7 (9.46%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (6.76%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (6.76%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.76%) Data Modelling
9 5 (6.76%) TDD
10 4 (5.41%) Programme Management
10 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (4.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.97%) PHP
2 33 (44.59%) Ruby
3 25 (33.78%) Java
4 23 (31.08%) Python
5 21 (28.38%) Perl
6 16 (21.62%) PHP5
6 16 (21.62%) Bash Shell
7 12 (16.22%) JavaScript
8 11 (14.86%) Shell Script
9 9 (12.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) CCNA
2 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
System Software
1 23 (31.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (24.32%) NFS
2 18 (24.32%) Samba
3 14 (18.92%) XenServer
4 8 (10.81%) Postfix
5 5 (6.76%) Sendmail
5 5 (6.76%) qmail
5 5 (6.76%) Squid
6 3 (4.05%) Xen
6 3 (4.05%) Active Directory
6 3 (4.05%) KVM
7 2 (2.70%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 23 (31.08%) Puppet
2 18 (24.32%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (14.86%) Salt
4 8 (10.81%) Nagios
4 8 (10.81%) Cacti
5 6 (8.11%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.05%) YUM
7 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.35%) Ansible
8 1 (1.35%) logstash
8 1 (1.35%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 52 (70.27%) Red Hat
2 30 (40.54%) VMware
3 23 (31.08%) Zend
4 8 (10.81%) Percona
5 5 (6.76%) JBoss
5 5 (6.76%) Cisco
5 5 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 5 (6.76%) Citrix
5 5 (6.76%) NetApp
6 4 (5.41%) SAP
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-400 Per Day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 25 days ago