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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 96 100 134
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +34
Contract jobs citing CentOS 53 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.59% 0.18% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 7.49% 0.93% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 2 1
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£400 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £383 £288
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +33.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +114.28%
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
708 428 619
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.27% 19.14% 20.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 407 206 292
Average daily rate £330 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £147 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 92 100
Average hourly rate £16.72 £15.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.87% -1.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +23 44 £400 +23.07% 8
Gloucestershire - 4 £388 - 1
Wiltshire - - - - 2
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Linux
2 80 (79.21%) PHP
3 73 (72.28%) Apache
4 68 (67.33%) Red Hat
5 64 (63.37%) MySQL
6 60 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (55.45%) Continuous Integration
8 49 (48.51%) Ruby
9 43 (42.57%) jQuery
10 41 (40.59%) LAMP
11 40 (39.60%) VMware
12 36 (35.64%) Zend
13 34 (33.66%) Puppet
14 33 (32.67%) HTML5
14 33 (32.67%) DevOps
14 33 (32.67%) Zend Framework
14 33 (32.67%) HTML
14 33 (32.67%) Perl
15 32 (31.68%) JavaScript
15 32 (31.68%) PHPUnit
16 29 (28.71%) Opscode Chef
16 29 (28.71%) Java
16 29 (28.71%) Ubuntu
17 27 (26.73%) Samba
17 27 (26.73%) VMware Infrastructure
17 27 (26.73%) Python
18 25 (24.75%) Bash Shell
19 24 (23.76%) LDAP
19 24 (23.76%) Firewall
19 24 (23.76%) Software Engineering

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 73 (72.28%) Apache
2 17 (16.83%) nginx
3 10 (9.90%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.93%) IIS
4 7 (6.93%) Confluence
4 7 (6.93%) MediaWiki
5 3 (2.97%) WebSphere
5 3 (2.97%) Drupal
5 3 (2.97%) Moodle
6 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (6.93%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.97%) Magento
2 3 (2.97%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 17 (16.83%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (16.83%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (9.90%) Amazon S3
3 7 (6.93%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (6.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (23.76%) LDAP
1 24 (23.76%) Firewall
2 20 (19.80%) LAN
2 20 (19.80%) WAN
3 16 (15.84%) VPN
4 9 (8.91%) DNS
5 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
6 7 (6.93%) IPv6
6 7 (6.93%) OSPF
6 7 (6.93%) BGP
6 7 (6.93%) IPsec
6 7 (6.93%) EIGRP
6 7 (6.93%) SNMP
6 7 (6.93%) SMTP
6 7 (6.93%) Network Security
7 2 (1.98%) FTP
7 2 (1.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (63.37%) MySQL
2 11 (10.89%) Relational Database
3 10 (9.90%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.92%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.96%) RDBMS
6 3 (2.97%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 32 (31.68%) PHPUnit
2 22 (21.78%) Git (software)
3 14 (13.86%) Jenkins
3 14 (13.86%) Hudson
4 9 (8.91%) Subversion
5 7 (6.93%) JIRA
General
1 16 (15.84%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Manufacturing
2 5 (4.95%) Marketing
2 5 (4.95%) Electronics
2 5 (4.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (36.63%) Developer
2 29 (28.71%) PHP Developer
3 22 (21.78%) DevOps Engineer
4 19 (18.81%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 15 (14.85%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) Linux Administrator
7 12 (11.88%) Administrator
7 12 (11.88%) Software Engineer
8 11 (10.89%) Designer
9 10 (9.90%) PHP Zend Developer
10 8 (7.92%) Java Developer
11 7 (6.93%) Systems Administrator
12 6 (5.94%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 4 (3.96%) Systems Engineer
13 4 (3.96%) QA Engineer
14 3 (2.97%) Systems Support
14 3 (2.97%) Software Architect
14 3 (2.97%) Architect
14 3 (2.97%) Build Engineer
15 2 (1.98%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (42.57%) jQuery
2 41 (40.59%) LAMP
3 33 (32.67%) HTML5
3 33 (32.67%) Zend Framework
3 33 (32.67%) HTML
4 13 (12.87%) Web Services
5 10 (9.90%) Spring
6 8 (7.92%) CSS
7 7 (6.93%) Servlets
8 3 (2.97%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.97%) RESTful
9 1 (0.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.90%) Open Source
2 7 (6.93%) Wiki
3 5 (4.95%) DTV
4 4 (3.96%) Animation
5 3 (2.97%) VLE
5 3 (2.97%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.98%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 101 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (28.71%) Ubuntu
3 20 (19.80%) Debian
4 18 (17.82%) Windows
4 18 (17.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (10.89%) Fedora
6 10 (9.90%) UNIX
7 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (6.93%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.97%) Scientific Linux
8 3 (2.97%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (59.41%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (55.45%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (32.67%) DevOps
4 24 (23.76%) Software Engineering
5 12 (11.88%) Load Balancing
5 12 (11.88%) Build Automation
6 11 (10.89%) Mentoring
6 11 (10.89%) Refactoring
6 11 (10.89%) Automated Testing
6 11 (10.89%) Scrum
7 10 (9.90%) Configuration Management
8 7 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (6.93%) E-Commerce
8 7 (6.93%) Data Modelling
8 7 (6.93%) TDD
8 7 (6.93%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.95%) Programme Management
9 5 (4.95%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (4.95%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.97%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (79.21%) PHP
2 49 (48.51%) Ruby
3 33 (32.67%) Perl
4 32 (31.68%) JavaScript
5 29 (28.71%) Java
6 27 (26.73%) Python
7 25 (24.75%) Bash Shell
8 13 (12.87%) Shell Script
9 12 (11.88%) SQL
10 11 (10.89%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (9.90%) Degree
1 10 (9.90%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (9.90%) CCNA
2 7 (6.93%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.92%) QA
System Software
1 27 (26.73%) Samba
1 27 (26.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (22.77%) XenServer
3 18 (17.82%) NFS
4 10 (9.90%) Postfix
5 7 (6.93%) qmail
5 7 (6.93%) Squid
6 5 (4.95%) Sendmail
7 3 (2.97%) Xen
7 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.97%) KVM
8 2 (1.98%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 34 (33.66%) Puppet
2 29 (28.71%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (19.80%) Salt
4 10 (9.90%) Cacti
4 10 (9.90%) Nagios
5 8 (7.92%) ZABBIX
6 3 (2.97%) YUM
7 2 (1.98%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.99%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.99%) Ansible
8 1 (0.99%) logstash
Vendors
1 68 (67.33%) Red Hat
2 40 (39.60%) VMware
3 36 (35.64%) Zend
4 14 (13.86%) Citrix
5 10 (9.90%) Percona
6 8 (7.92%) NetApp
7 7 (6.93%) Cisco
7 7 (6.93%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.95%) JBoss
8 5 (4.95%) SAP
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