Period
to 17 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CentOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CentOS over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

CentOS Linux
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 90 87
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire - 0.080% 0.38%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.45% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Cheshire median daily rate - £625 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +38.89% -
North West median daily rate £450 £420 £425
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.18% +22.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Cheshire median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

CentOS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Cheshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 263 221 274
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 22.31% 17.72% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 129 169
Cheshire median daily rate £365 £388 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.92% -6.06% +3.13%
10th Percentile £172 £225 £174
90th Percentile £475 £563 £600
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 30 28
Cheshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £14.93
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -12.93% -13.85%
10th Percentile £13.45 £11.48 £11.03
90th Percentile £20.13 £26.73 £22.88
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £15.38
% change year-on-year +0.40% +13.37% -9.56%

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing CentOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in Cheshire

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing CentOS in Cheshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for CentOS in Cheshire