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 4 March 2015 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 106 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +3
Contract jobs citing CentOS 35 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 1.12% 0.32% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.80% 1.45% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 9 1
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£400 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.13%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +7.69%
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
603 622 579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 19.30% 21.87% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 303 307
Average daily rate £355 £325 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 83 71
Average hourly rate £16.72 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.42% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £29.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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 +14 29 £400 +14.28% 10
Devon - 2 £245 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £450 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £245 - 3
Somerset - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 82 (86.32%) Apache
3 76 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
4 75 (78.95%) PHP
5 68 (71.58%) Agile Software Development
6 67 (70.53%) MySQL
7 55 (57.89%) jQuery
8 54 (56.84%) Git (software)
9 53 (55.79%) Zend
9 53 (55.79%) HTML
9 53 (55.79%) JavaScript
9 53 (55.79%) HTML5
10 52 (54.74%) PHPUnit
10 52 (54.74%) Doctrine
11 50 (52.63%) Zend Framework
12 41 (43.16%) Software Engineering
13 37 (38.95%) Automated Testing
14 34 (35.79%) Refactoring
14 34 (35.79%) Puppet
15 33 (34.74%) Mentoring
16 32 (33.68%) Finance
17 31 (32.63%) Red Hat
18 26 (27.37%) Java
19 25 (26.32%) VMware
20 24 (25.26%) Ruby
21 23 (24.21%) Bash Shell
22 22 (23.16%) DevOps
23 21 (22.11%) Jenkins
23 21 (22.11%) Opscode Chef
24 19 (20.00%) Perl

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 82 (86.32%) Apache
2 11 (11.58%) Tomcat
3 9 (9.47%) nginx
3 9 (9.47%) Confluence
3 9 (9.47%) MediaWiki
4 8 (8.42%) JBoss
5 6 (6.32%) WebSphere
6 3 (3.16%) IIS
6 3 (3.16%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.16%) OpenStack
6 3 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.11%) Drupal
8 1 (1.05%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 5 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.32%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.21%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.16%) SaaS
4 2 (2.11%) Amazon S3
4 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.84%) LDAP
1 16 (16.84%) Firewall
2 15 (15.79%) LAN
2 15 (15.79%) WAN
3 9 (9.47%) VPN
4 8 (8.42%) IPv6
4 8 (8.42%) OSPF
4 8 (8.42%) BGP
4 8 (8.42%) EIGRP
4 8 (8.42%) IPsec
4 8 (8.42%) Network Security
5 3 (3.16%) Internet
5 3 (3.16%) TCP/IP
6 2 (2.11%) DNS
7 1 (1.05%) VLAN
7 1 (1.05%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (1.05%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (70.53%) MySQL
2 9 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (6.32%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.16%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.16%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.05%) Big Data
5 1 (1.05%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.05%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 54 (56.84%) Git (software)
2 52 (54.74%) PHPUnit
3 21 (22.11%) Jenkins
4 16 (16.84%) Hudson
5 15 (15.79%) Subversion
6 9 (9.47%) JIRA
7 3 (3.16%) Maven
General
1 32 (33.68%) Finance
2 7 (7.37%) Marketing
3 6 (6.32%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.26%) Electronics
4 5 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (42.11%) Developer
2 37 (38.95%) PHP Developer
3 22 (23.16%) PHP Zend Developer
4 19 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 17 (17.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 15 (15.79%) Administrator
7 13 (13.68%) Linux Administrator
8 12 (12.63%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
10 4 (4.21%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.21%) Designer
11 3 (3.16%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.16%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (3.16%) Senior PHP Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Java Developer
12 2 (2.11%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (57.89%) jQuery
2 53 (55.79%) HTML5
2 53 (55.79%) HTML
3 52 (54.74%) Doctrine
4 50 (52.63%) Zend Framework
5 16 (16.84%) LAMP
6 4 (4.21%) CSS
7 3 (3.16%) XML
7 3 (3.16%) RESTful
8 2 (2.11%) CSS3
8 2 (2.11%) Spring
8 2 (2.11%) Servlets
9 1 (1.05%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.05%) Django
9 1 (1.05%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.47%) Wiki
2 5 (5.26%) DTV
3 4 (4.21%) Clustering
4 1 (1.05%) Animation
4 1 (1.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 95 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (16.84%) Ubuntu
3 13 (13.68%) Windows
4 12 (12.63%) Debian
4 12 (12.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (9.47%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.32%) Fedora
7 5 (5.26%) UNIX
8 3 (3.16%) VMS
9 2 (2.11%) Solaris
9 2 (2.11%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (1.05%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 68 (71.58%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (43.16%) Software Engineering
4 37 (38.95%) Automated Testing
5 34 (35.79%) Refactoring
6 33 (34.74%) Mentoring
7 22 (23.16%) DevOps
8 13 (13.68%) Configuration Management
9 9 (9.47%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (9.47%) Capacity Planning
10 8 (8.42%) Build Automation
10 8 (8.42%) Scrum
11 6 (6.32%) Data Modelling
11 6 (6.32%) Database Theory
11 6 (6.32%) Relational Database Theory
12 5 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
12 5 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (5.26%) Programme Management
13 4 (4.21%) Load Balancing
13 4 (4.21%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 75 (78.95%) PHP
2 53 (55.79%) JavaScript
3 26 (27.37%) Java
4 24 (25.26%) Ruby
5 23 (24.21%) Bash Shell
6 19 (20.00%) Perl
7 18 (18.95%) Python
8 17 (17.89%) SQL
9 3 (3.16%) PHP5
10 1 (1.05%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (10.53%) CCNA
1 10 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (10.53%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.37%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.16%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.05%) RHCT
4 1 (1.05%) VCP4
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Samba
2 16 (16.84%) XenServer
3 10 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (9.47%) Postfix
5 4 (4.21%) Active Directory
6 3 (3.16%) Xen
6 3 (3.16%) vCloud
7 1 (1.05%) NFS
7 1 (1.05%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 34 (35.79%) Puppet
2 21 (22.11%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (15.79%) Salt
4 12 (12.63%) ZABBIX
5 8 (8.42%) SELinux
6 7 (7.37%) yum
7 5 (5.26%) Ansible
8 3 (3.16%) Bcfg2
8 3 (3.16%) Red Hat Satellite
8 3 (3.16%) logstash
8 3 (3.16%) Ganeti
9 1 (1.05%) Nagios
Vendors
1 53 (55.79%) Zend
2 31 (32.63%) Red Hat
3 25 (26.32%) VMware
4 16 (16.84%) Citrix
5 5 (5.26%) SAP
6 1 (1.05%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.05%) Rackspace