The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 October 2014 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CentOS Linux
Rank 74 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 19 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.16% 0.76% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.40% 2.93% -
Number of daily rates quoted 17 9 0
Average daily rate
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£225 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-45.12% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +19.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year
- +114.28%
CentOS
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
352 375 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.45% 25.90% 16.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 193 121
Average daily rate £300 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £110 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £423 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 26 26
Average hourly rate £12.00 £12.45 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -17.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.13 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £19.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 +8 19 £225 -45.12% 4
CentOS
Yorkshire

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 42 (77.78%) Splunk
2 36 (66.67%) Ubuntu
3 35 (64.81%) Service Management
4 33 (61.11%) Workflow
4 33 (61.11%) Linux
5 31 (57.41%) Python
6 28 (51.85%) Windows
7 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 23 (42.59%) Incident Management
9 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (37.04%) SAN
10 20 (37.04%) VMware
11 19 (35.19%) Windows XP
12 18 (33.33%) VMware Server
13 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
14 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
15 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
16 13 (24.07%) Puppet
17 12 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
18 11 (20.37%) NHS
18 11 (20.37%) Nagios
19 9 (16.67%) UNIX
20 8 (14.81%) ITIL
21 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
22 5 (9.26%) SQL
23 4 (7.41%) Perl
23 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
23 4 (7.41%) SLA
23 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
24 3 (5.56%) nginx

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 3 (5.56%) nginx
1 3 (5.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.04%) SAN
2 3 (5.56%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) SSL
3 2 (3.70%) DHCP
3 2 (3.70%) DNS
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
General
1 4 (7.41%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (14.81%) Analyst
3 7 (12.96%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 6 (11.11%) Linux Support
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Support Technician
6 4 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) IT Support
7 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) UNIX Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
8 2 (3.70%) Linux Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) NHS
2 6 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 36 (66.67%) Ubuntu
2 33 (61.11%) Linux
3 28 (51.85%) Windows
4 24 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (35.19%) Windows XP
7 9 (16.67%) UNIX
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (3.70%) AIX
9 2 (3.70%) Solaris
9 2 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (1.85%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Service Management
2 33 (61.11%) Workflow
3 23 (42.59%) Incident Management
4 8 (14.81%) ITIL
5 3 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 3 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.56%) QMS
6 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (3.70%) Capacity Management
7 1 (1.85%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (57.41%) Python
2 5 (9.26%) SQL
3 4 (7.41%) Perl
4 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.85%) C
5 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.85%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (33.33%) VMware Server
2 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) Puppet
2 11 (20.37%) Nagios
3 1 (1.85%) Cacti
3 1 (1.85%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 42 (77.78%) Splunk
2 20 (37.04%) VMware
3 16 (29.63%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.56%) Cisco
6 2 (3.70%) IBM
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