The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 Southampton 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 35 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 10 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.86% 0.63% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.35% 2.06% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 0
Average daily rate
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£358 £185 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+93.24% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £369 £294
% change year-on-year
-5.08% +25.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £36.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-53.47% -15.29%
Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
81 97 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.14% 30.70% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 55 26
Average daily rate £328 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.34% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 20
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -41.92%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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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 28 July 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 11 (100.00%) Web Services
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 10 (90.91%) Vagrant
2 10 (90.91%) Java
2 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 10 (90.91%) VMware
3 9 (81.82%) Linux
3 9 (81.82%) EMC
4 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 8 (72.73%) vCloud
4 8 (72.73%) RSpec
4 8 (72.73%) Open Source
5 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (63.64%) Amazon S3
5 7 (63.64%) DevOps
5 7 (63.64%) Apache
5 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
6 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (45.45%) Maven
7 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (36.36%) PostGIS
8 4 (36.36%) Spring
8 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
9 3 (27.27%) Tripwire
9 3 (27.27%) TDD
9 3 (27.27%) JSON
9 3 (27.27%) Ajax

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 7 (63.64%) Apache
1 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 3 (27.27%) Node.js
3 1 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon S3
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (27.27%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Jenkins
2 8 (72.73%) RSpec
3 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 3 (27.27%) Mockito
4 3 (27.27%) Cucumber
4 3 (27.27%) Grunt
4 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 1 (9.09%) JIRA
5 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
5 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) JavaScript Developer
1 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) Web Services
2 4 (36.36%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) PostGIS
3 3 (27.27%) RESTful
3 3 (27.27%) Ajax
3 3 (27.27%) JTS
3 3 (27.27%) Hibernate
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) JSON
3 3 (27.27%) Spring MVC
3 3 (27.27%) jQuery
3 3 (27.27%) JPA
4 1 (9.09%) EJB 3.0
4 1 (9.09%) EJB
4 1 (9.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Open Source
2 3 (27.27%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) DevOps
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 3 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
5 3 (27.27%) Web Development
6 1 (9.09%) Migration
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) BC Cleared
1 3 (27.27%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) vCloud
2 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (100.00%) Puppet
2 10 (90.91%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) VMware
2 9 (81.82%) EMC
3 8 (72.73%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Tripwire
5 1 (9.09%) Atlassian
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle