The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank - 96 77
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey - 0.15% 0.083%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.52% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £16.75 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- -49.62%
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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 Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
319 381 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.96% 27.71% 23.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 188 128
Average daily rate £375 £332 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.12% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £189 £120 £131
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.36% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 51
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% -13.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.80 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (40.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) ISDN
3 2 (40.00%) LAN
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Network Design
3 2 (40.00%) VLAN
3 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Multicast

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 2 (40.00%) JBoss
1 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) ISDN
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
1 2 (40.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (20.00%) Multicast
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) MPLS
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Support
2 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Nagios
1 2 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle