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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 82 103 135
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +32
Contract jobs citing CentOS 62 6 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 2.03% 0.28% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.34% 1.44% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 0 1
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£375 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £300
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +22.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £36.00 -
% change year-on-year
-53.47% -
Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
664 416 636
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.72% 19.54% 20.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 206 307
Average daily rate £325 £318 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.36% -2.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 70 85
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.10 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% -22.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.60 £11.42 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £31.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -4.41%
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 29 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 29 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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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 +24 51 £375 - 1
Gloucestershire - 4 £363 - 6
Somerset - 1 £413 -
Wiltshire - - - - 2
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 69 (92.00%) Linux
2 54 (72.00%) PHP
2 54 (72.00%) Red Hat
3 47 (62.67%) Apache
4 39 (52.00%) MySQL
5 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (46.67%) Ruby
7 32 (42.67%) VMware
8 29 (38.67%) LAMP
9 28 (37.33%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (34.67%) Java
11 25 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (32.00%) Puppet
13 23 (30.67%) DevOps
13 23 (30.67%) Ubuntu
13 23 (30.67%) Perl
13 23 (30.67%) Python
14 22 (29.33%) Zend
15 21 (28.00%) jQuery
15 21 (28.00%) Debian
16 19 (25.33%) NFS
16 19 (25.33%) Samba
16 19 (25.33%) Zend Framework
16 19 (25.33%) Opscode Chef
17 17 (22.67%) Bash Shell
17 17 (22.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 17 (22.67%) LDAP
18 16 (21.33%) Firewall
19 15 (20.00%) VPN
19 15 (20.00%) Windows

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 47 (62.67%) Apache
2 14 (18.67%) nginx
3 8 (10.67%) Tomcat
4 6 (8.00%) Confluence
4 6 (8.00%) MediaWiki
4 6 (8.00%) IIS
5 3 (4.00%) Moodle
5 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.00%) Drupal
6 1 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (8.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (4.00%) Magento
2 3 (4.00%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.33%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (17.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.67%) Amazon S3
3 5 (6.67%) SaaS
3 5 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (22.67%) LDAP
2 16 (21.33%) Firewall
3 15 (20.00%) VPN
4 12 (16.00%) LAN
4 12 (16.00%) WAN
5 8 (10.67%) DNS
6 6 (8.00%) IPv6
6 6 (8.00%) OSPF
6 6 (8.00%) BGP
6 6 (8.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (8.00%) SMTP
6 6 (8.00%) IPsec
6 6 (8.00%) SNMP
6 6 (8.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (8.00%) Network Security
7 2 (2.67%) VLAN
7 2 (2.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (52.00%) MySQL
2 10 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 9 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 12 (16.00%) PHPUnit
2 8 (10.67%) Subversion
3 7 (9.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (8.00%) JIRA
4 6 (8.00%) FitNesse
4 6 (8.00%) Hudson
4 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (5.33%) Electronics
1 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
1 4 (5.33%) Finance
1 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
1 4 (5.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (28.00%) Developer
2 15 (20.00%) PHP Developer
2 15 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
2 15 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 14 (18.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (18.67%) Administrator
4 10 (13.33%) Designer
5 9 (12.00%) Software Engineer
5 9 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (10.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) QA Engineer
8 4 (5.33%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (4.00%) Systems Support
9 3 (4.00%) Software Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Architect
9 3 (4.00%) Build Engineer
10 2 (2.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
10 2 (2.67%) Infrastructure Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (38.67%) LAMP
2 21 (28.00%) jQuery
3 19 (25.33%) Zend Framework
4 13 (17.33%) HTML5
4 13 (17.33%) HTML
5 11 (14.67%) Web Services
6 8 (10.67%) Spring
7 6 (8.00%) CSS
8 5 (6.67%) Servlets
9 3 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (4.00%) RESTful
10 1 (1.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Open Source
2 6 (8.00%) Wiki
3 4 (5.33%) DTV
3 4 (5.33%) Animation
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.00%) VLE
5 2 (2.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 69 (92.00%) Linux
2 23 (30.67%) Ubuntu
3 21 (28.00%) Debian
4 17 (22.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (20.00%) Windows
6 9 (12.00%) Fedora
7 8 (10.67%) UNIX
8 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
9 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (4.00%) Scientific Linux
10 3 (4.00%) SELinux
11 2 (2.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (49.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (37.33%) Continuous Integration
3 23 (30.67%) DevOps
4 14 (18.67%) Software Engineering
5 11 (14.67%) Build Automation
6 10 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 9 (12.00%) Scrum
8 8 (10.67%) Configuration Management
9 6 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 6 (8.00%) Data Modelling
9 6 (8.00%) Refactoring
9 6 (8.00%) Automated Testing
9 6 (8.00%) Time Management
9 6 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (6.67%) E-Commerce
10 5 (6.67%) TDD
11 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
11 4 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (5.33%) Digital Marketing
12 3 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (72.00%) PHP
2 35 (46.67%) Ruby
3 26 (34.67%) Java
4 23 (30.67%) Python
4 23 (30.67%) Perl
5 17 (22.67%) Bash Shell
6 15 (20.00%) PHP5
7 12 (16.00%) Shell Script
7 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
8 10 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) Degree
2 3 (4.00%) CCNA
2 3 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 25 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (25.33%) NFS
2 19 (25.33%) Samba
3 15 (20.00%) XenServer
4 9 (12.00%) Postfix
5 6 (8.00%) qmail
5 6 (8.00%) Squid
6 5 (6.67%) Sendmail
7 3 (4.00%) KVM
7 3 (4.00%) Xen
7 3 (4.00%) Active Directory
8 2 (2.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 24 (32.00%) Puppet
2 19 (25.33%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (16.00%) Salt
4 8 (10.67%) Nagios
4 8 (10.67%) Cacti
5 7 (9.33%) ZABBIX
6 3 (4.00%) YUM
7 2 (2.67%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (1.33%) Ansible
8 1 (1.33%) logstash
8 1 (1.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 54 (72.00%) Red Hat
2 32 (42.67%) VMware
3 22 (29.33%) Zend
4 8 (10.67%) Percona
5 6 (8.00%) Cisco
5 6 (8.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (8.00%) Citrix
5 6 (8.00%) NetApp
6 5 (6.67%) JBoss
7 4 (5.33%) SAP
Swindon
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Rate: £150 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
Gloucestershire
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Coal IT Services
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Yoh
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Yoh
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
Venn Group - UK
Rate: 250-400 Per Day
Posted: 11 days ago