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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
CentOS Linux
Rank 129 - 120
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 4 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.15% - 0.041%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.90% - 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
Median daily rate £415 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £420 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £50.50 -
% change year-on-year
-64.35% -
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
442 478 500
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 16.16% 18.65% 20.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 191 225
Median daily rate £375 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.04% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 61 89
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.53 £20.60 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing CentOS as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire - 3 £415 -
Birmingham - 1 - - 2
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing CentOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
3 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (50.00%) Puppet
5 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (42.86%) DevOps
6 5 (35.71%) Server Building
6 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
6 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
6 5 (35.71%) Apache
6 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
7 4 (28.57%) Nagios
7 4 (28.57%) Unix
8 3 (21.43%) VMware
9 2 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
9 2 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 2 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
9 2 (14.29%) SUSE
9 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (14.29%) Sendmail
9 2 (14.29%) Proofpoint
9 2 (14.29%) Open Source
9 2 (14.29%) vSphere
9 2 (14.29%) PKI
9 2 (14.29%) MindAlign
9 2 (14.29%) IMAP

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (35.71%) Apache
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (14.29%) MindAlign
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) IMAP
1 2 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (14.29%) S/MIME
1 2 (14.29%) SMTP
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Accumulo
2 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) HBase
2 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) DevOps Specialist
1 3 (21.43%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
2 2 (14.29%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) PKI
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (71.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (28.57%) Unix
4 2 (14.29%) Data ONTAP
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
4 2 (14.29%) SUSE
4 2 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) DevOps
2 5 (35.71%) Configuration Management
2 5 (35.71%) Server Building
3 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) Java
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 5 (35.71%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Sendmail
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Puppet
2 5 (35.71%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (28.57%) Nagios
4 1 (7.14%) Ganglia
4 1 (7.14%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (7.14%) vRealize
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) Dell Compellent
3 2 (14.29%) NetApp
3 2 (14.29%) Proofpoint