The table below looks at the statistics for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank - 109 108
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.045% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.20% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £350 £400
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £47.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +216.66%
CentOS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
545 497 403
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 21.36% 22.50% 18.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 220 200
Average daily rate £355 £310 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £130 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £450 £451
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 104 62
Average hourly rate £16.00 £13.00 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.73 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £26.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £280 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £500 - 600 per day
Posted: 19 days ago