The first table below looks at the demand for CentOS skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Yorkshire region.

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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 66 92 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 31 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.85% 0.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 10.10% 1.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 23 3 0
Average daily rate
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£185 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-47.14% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £280
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £33.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.51% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £33.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year
-49.24% -20.00%
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
307 455 378
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.32% 30.25% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 193 179
Average daily rate £250 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £125 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 38
Average hourly rate £15.00 £12.75 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £36.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -8.57%
CentOS
Yorkshire

CentOS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

CentOS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

CentOS
Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

CentOS Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

CentOS
Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing CentOS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

CentOS Daily Rate Histogram in West Yorkshire

CentOS
Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing CentOS across the West Yorkshire region.

CentOS Hourly Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Leeds +21 29 £180 -48.57% 3
CentOS
Yorkshire

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 36 (92.31%) Ubuntu
2 32 (82.05%) Python
3 31 (79.49%) Splunk
4 26 (66.67%) Windows
5 24 (61.54%) Service Management
6 23 (58.97%) Workflow
7 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (46.15%) SAN
9 18 (46.15%) Windows XP
9 18 (46.15%) VMware
9 18 (46.15%) VMware Server
10 15 (38.46%) Incident Management
10 15 (38.46%) Linux
11 11 (28.21%) NHS
12 8 (20.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 8 (20.51%) ITIL
12 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
13 7 (17.95%) UNIX
14 6 (15.38%) Cisco
14 6 (15.38%) Firewall
14 6 (15.38%) Puppet
15 5 (12.82%) nginx
15 5 (12.82%) Apache
16 4 (10.26%) Perl
16 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
16 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
16 4 (10.26%) QMS
16 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
17 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (12.82%) Apache
1 5 (12.82%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (46.15%) SAN
2 6 (15.38%) Firewall
3 3 (7.69%) SSL
4 1 (2.56%) LAN
4 1 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 8 (20.51%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 3 (7.69%) Support Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Support Specialist
3 3 (7.69%) Analyst
3 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (7.69%) Linux Support
4 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
4 2 (5.13%) Support Analyst
4 2 (5.13%) Technical Support
4 2 (5.13%) IT Support
4 2 (5.13%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 1 (2.56%) Desktop Support
5 1 (2.56%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (2.56%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (2.56%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) NHS
2 8 (20.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (92.31%) Ubuntu
2 26 (66.67%) Windows
3 22 (56.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (48.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (46.15%) Windows XP
6 15 (38.46%) Linux
7 7 (17.95%) UNIX
8 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Service Management
2 23 (58.97%) Workflow
3 15 (38.46%) Incident Management
4 8 (20.51%) ITIL
5 4 (10.26%) QMS
5 4 (10.26%) Quality Management
6 3 (7.69%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) Python
2 4 (10.26%) Perl
3 2 (5.13%) SQL
3 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.56%) C
4 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (46.15%) VMware Server
2 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (15.38%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) Hyperic
2 1 (2.56%) Cacti
Vendors
1 31 (79.49%) Splunk
2 18 (46.15%) VMware
3 6 (15.38%) Cisco
4 4 (10.26%) Microsoft