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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
CentOS Linux
Rank 61 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 0.28% 0.61% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.35% 3.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+35.71% +2.94%
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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 Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 123 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.53% 18.75% 19.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 76 47
Average daily rate £313 £300 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £163 £145
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.55 £9.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.11 £16.16 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 27 March 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 - - - - 3
CentOS
UK

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Fedora
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Electronics
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Fedora
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Scrum
1 2 (100.00%) Programme Management
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Kanban
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) SAP
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware