The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 22 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 41 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 6 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.81% 0.68% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.66% 3.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate
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£430 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £400 £331
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +20.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £32.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
106 65 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.93% 22.18% 24.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 33 24
Average daily rate £335 £220 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.27% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £88 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £622
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 8
Average hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.71 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £40.00 £27.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing CentOS across the Southampton region.

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 16 (94.12%) Puppet
2 15 (88.24%) Java
2 15 (88.24%) DevOps
3 13 (76.47%) Scrum
4 12 (70.59%) Web Services
4 12 (70.59%) RSpec
5 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
5 11 (64.71%) VMware
5 11 (64.71%) Vagrant
6 10 (58.82%) Tomcat
6 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (58.82%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (58.82%) Amazon S3
6 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (52.94%) EMC
7 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
8 8 (47.06%) Linux
9 7 (41.18%) vCloud
10 5 (29.41%) Apache
10 5 (29.41%) SSL
10 5 (29.41%) DSL
10 5 (29.41%) Firewall
10 5 (29.41%) Ruby
10 5 (29.41%) Network Security
10 5 (29.41%) Open Source
10 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
10 5 (29.41%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (23.53%) Tripwire

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 10 (58.82%) Tomcat
2 5 (29.41%) Apache
3 1 (5.88%) JBoss
3 1 (5.88%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon S3
1 10 (58.82%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (29.41%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) SSL
1 5 (29.41%) DSL
1 5 (29.41%) Firewall
1 5 (29.41%) Network Security
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (29.41%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (23.53%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (70.59%) RSpec
2 9 (52.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.76%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) Selenium
4 1 (5.88%) Mockito
4 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
4 1 (5.88%) Grunt
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) JPA
3 1 (5.88%) RESTful
3 1 (5.88%) REST
3 1 (5.88%) PostGIS
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
3 1 (5.88%) JMS
3 1 (5.88%) JTS
3 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.88%) Spring
3 1 (5.88%) JSF
3 1 (5.88%) Ajax
3 1 (5.88%) Java EE
3 1 (5.88%) JSON
3 1 (5.88%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) DevOps
2 13 (76.47%) Scrum
3 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Web Development
4 1 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (5.88%) Kanban
4 1 (5.88%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.88%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) Ruby
2 5 (29.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) BC Cleared
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) vCloud
2 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 16 (94.12%) Puppet
2 11 (64.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Red Hat
1 11 (64.71%) VMware
2 9 (52.94%) EMC
3 4 (23.53%) Tripwire