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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 79 107 129
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +22
Contract jobs citing CentOS 64 2 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.02% 0.090% 0.064%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.34% 0.48% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 1 1
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£381 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £309
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +17.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £36.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +71.42%
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
685 417 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.59% 18.68% 20.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 204 299
Average daily rate £338 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.29% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £130 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 79 97
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.50 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -26.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.50 £11.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £42.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +28 55 £388 +19.23% 3
Gloucestershire - 4 £388 -
Somerset - - - -
Wiltshire - - - - 1
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 86 (98.85%) Linux
2 66 (75.86%) PHP
3 63 (72.41%) Red Hat
4 60 (68.97%) Apache
5 53 (60.92%) MySQL
6 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
7 44 (50.57%) Ruby
8 42 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
9 36 (41.38%) LAMP
9 36 (41.38%) VMware
10 32 (36.78%) jQuery
11 30 (34.48%) Puppet
12 29 (33.33%) DevOps
12 29 (33.33%) Perl
13 28 (32.18%) Java
14 27 (31.03%) Zend
14 27 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 26 (29.89%) Python
16 25 (28.74%) Ubuntu
16 25 (28.74%) Opscode Chef
17 24 (27.59%) Zend Framework
18 23 (26.44%) Samba
18 23 (26.44%) HTML
18 23 (26.44%) HTML5
19 22 (25.29%) PHPUnit
19 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
20 21 (24.14%) Bash Shell
21 20 (22.99%) LDAP
21 20 (22.99%) Firewall
21 20 (22.99%) Debian

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 60 (68.97%) Apache
2 17 (19.54%) nginx
3 9 (10.34%) Tomcat
4 7 (8.05%) IIS
4 7 (8.05%) MediaWiki
4 7 (8.05%) Confluence
5 3 (3.45%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.45%) Drupal
5 3 (3.45%) Moodle
6 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.45%) Magento
2 3 (3.45%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 16 (18.39%) Amazon EC2
1 16 (18.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (11.49%) Amazon S3
3 6 (6.90%) SaaS
3 6 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (22.99%) LDAP
1 20 (22.99%) Firewall
2 16 (18.39%) LAN
2 16 (18.39%) WAN
2 16 (18.39%) VPN
3 9 (10.34%) DNS
4 8 (9.20%) TCP/IP
5 7 (8.05%) OSPF
5 7 (8.05%) BGP
5 7 (8.05%) SNMP
5 7 (8.05%) IPv6
5 7 (8.05%) EIGRP
5 7 (8.05%) IPsec
5 7 (8.05%) SMTP
5 7 (8.05%) Network Security
6 2 (2.30%) VLAN
6 2 (2.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (60.92%) MySQL
2 11 (12.64%) Relational Database
3 10 (11.49%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (9.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
6 3 (3.45%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 22 (25.29%) PHPUnit
2 14 (16.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (11.49%) Jenkins
3 10 (11.49%) Hudson
4 9 (10.34%) Subversion
5 7 (8.05%) JIRA
6 1 (1.15%) FitNesse
General
1 10 (11.49%) Finance
2 5 (5.75%) Electronics
2 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.75%) Marketing
2 5 (5.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (34.48%) Developer
2 23 (26.44%) PHP Developer
3 18 (20.69%) DevOps Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 15 (17.24%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (14.94%) Linux Administrator
6 12 (13.79%) Administrator
7 11 (12.64%) Designer
8 7 (8.05%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (8.05%) Java Developer
8 7 (8.05%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.90%) PHP Zend Developer
9 6 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.60%) QA Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (3.45%) Systems Support
11 3 (3.45%) Architect
11 3 (3.45%) Software Architect
11 3 (3.45%) Build Engineer
12 2 (2.30%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (41.38%) LAMP
2 32 (36.78%) jQuery
3 24 (27.59%) Zend Framework
4 23 (26.44%) HTML
4 23 (26.44%) HTML5
5 13 (14.94%) Web Services
6 9 (10.34%) Spring
7 7 (8.05%) CSS
8 6 (6.90%) Servlets
9 3 (3.45%) RESTful
9 3 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (1.15%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) Open Source
2 7 (8.05%) Wiki
3 5 (5.75%) DTV
4 4 (4.60%) Animation
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) VLE
6 2 (2.30%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 86 (98.85%) Linux
2 25 (28.74%) Ubuntu
3 20 (22.99%) Debian
4 18 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (20.69%) Windows
5 10 (11.49%) Fedora
5 10 (11.49%) UNIX
6 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (8.05%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.45%) Scientific Linux
7 3 (3.45%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (52.87%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (48.28%) Continuous Integration
3 29 (33.33%) DevOps
4 16 (18.39%) Software Engineering
5 12 (13.79%) Load Balancing
5 12 (13.79%) Build Automation
6 10 (11.49%) Scrum
6 10 (11.49%) Configuration Management
7 7 (8.05%) Data Modelling
7 7 (8.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (8.05%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (6.90%) Automated Testing
8 6 (6.90%) TDD
8 6 (6.90%) Refactoring
8 6 (6.90%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (5.75%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (5.75%) Programme Management
10 3 (3.45%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.30%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.86%) PHP
2 44 (50.57%) Ruby
3 29 (33.33%) Perl
4 28 (32.18%) Java
5 26 (29.89%) Python
6 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
7 21 (24.14%) Bash Shell
8 13 (14.94%) Shell Script
9 12 (13.79%) SQL
10 11 (12.64%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (11.49%) Degree
2 6 (6.90%) CCNA
2 6 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.20%) QA
System Software
1 27 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (26.44%) Samba
3 19 (21.84%) XenServer
4 18 (20.69%) NFS
5 10 (11.49%) Postfix
6 7 (8.05%) qmail
6 7 (8.05%) Squid
7 5 (5.75%) Sendmail
8 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
8 3 (3.45%) Xen
8 3 (3.45%) KVM
9 2 (2.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (34.48%) Puppet
2 25 (28.74%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (18.39%) Salt
4 10 (11.49%) Cacti
4 10 (11.49%) Nagios
5 8 (9.20%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.45%) YUM
7 2 (2.30%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.15%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.15%) logstash
8 1 (1.15%) Ansible
Vendors
1 63 (72.41%) Red Hat
2 36 (41.38%) VMware
3 27 (31.03%) Zend
4 10 (11.49%) Citrix
4 10 (11.49%) Percona
5 8 (9.20%) NetApp
6 7 (8.05%) Cisco
6 7 (8.05%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.75%) JBoss
7 5 (5.75%) SAP
Bristol
Kainos
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago