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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CentOS Linux
England / West Midlands
Rank 118 - 108
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing CentOS 6 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% - 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.69% - 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Median daily rate £410 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £450 £350
% change year-on-year
- +28.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £50.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.31%

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
356 485 485
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.88% 20.19% 22.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 185 213 235
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 51 96
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £20.45 £26.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 - 4 £413 -
Coventry - 1 - - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £313 - 1
CentOS
England

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Apache
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Nagios
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Puppet
4 3 (30.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Solaris
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) SSL
5 2 (20.00%) S/MIME
5 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (20.00%) SUSE
5 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (20.00%) PKI
5 2 (20.00%) MindAlign
5 2 (20.00%) IMAP
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (20.00%) Sendmail
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) Proofpoint

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 7 (70.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (20.00%) MindAlign
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) IMAP
1 2 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
1 2 (20.00%) S/MIME
1 2 (20.00%) SMTP
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (10.00%) Hudson
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
1 1 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) AWS Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (10.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LAPP Stack
2 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) PKI
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) SUSE
3 2 (20.00%) Unix
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Fedora
4 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) Microservices
3 1 (10.00%) People Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Python
2 2 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) PHP
3 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Nagios
2 3 (30.00%) Puppet
3 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Ansible
4 1 (10.00%) Terraform
4 1 (10.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (20.00%) Proofpoint
3 1 (10.00%) VMware