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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 46 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 3 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.87% 0.71% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.42% 3.23% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 0
Average daily rate
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£435 £358 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £318
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £23.75 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+100.00% -26.92%
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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
124 62 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.94% 22.06% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 32 22
Average daily rate £350 £275 £210
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% +30.95%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £120 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £307 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.12% -5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 8
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -14.28%

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 27 January 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) RSpec
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon S3
3 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (63.64%) Tomcat
4 6 (54.55%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
5 5 (45.45%) DSL
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) SSL
5 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Ruby
5 5 (45.45%) Network Security
5 5 (45.45%) Amazon ELB
5 5 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (45.45%) Vagrant
6 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
6 4 (36.36%) EMC
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) vCloud
8 2 (18.18%) Tripwire
8 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (18.18%) BC Cleared
8 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon S3
1 7 (63.64%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (45.45%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DSL
1 5 (45.45%) Firewall
1 5 (45.45%) SSL
1 5 (45.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) RSpec
2 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 1 (9.09%) Maven
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) REST
2 1 (9.09%) JPA
2 1 (9.09%) Java EE
2 1 (9.09%) JSF
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
2 1 (9.09%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Scrum
3 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) Bash Shell
2 5 (45.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) BC Cleared
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Puppet
2 5 (45.45%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) Tripwire