The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 22 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 70 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.13% 0.50% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 2.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 - £17.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -48.52%
CentOS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
188 150 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 24.29% 18.59% 23.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 87 61
Average daily rate £350 £300 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £135 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £467 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 11 15
Average hourly rate £12.50 £12.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.04% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.50 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.11 £20.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in Wales

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Wales region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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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
South Wales +1 1 £425 +13.33% 2
CentOS
UK

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Fedora
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) DTV
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) Python

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales 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 1 (33.33%) Apache
1 1 (33.33%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Maven
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) DTV
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Fedora
3 1 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Scrum
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Ruby
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (33.33%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SAP