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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 12 August 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 83 86 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 7 1 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.51% 0.083% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.25% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
10th Percentile £463 - -
25th Percentile £475 - -
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £495 £400 -
Median % change year-on-year +23.75% - -
75th Percentile £498 - -
90th Percentile £499 - -
England median daily rate £600 £500 £510
% change year-on-year +20.00% -1.96% +2.00%

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 311 236 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.67% 19.59% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 150 84
10th Percentile £129 £94 £134
25th Percentile £161 £133 £173
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £313 £263 £325
Median % change year-on-year +19.05% -19.23% -6.14%
75th Percentile £473 £400 £400
90th Percentile £550 £515 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 29 25
10th Percentile £15.23 £12.70 £10.70
25th Percentile £16.75 £13.75 £11.61
Median hourly rate £20.39 £14.61 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +39.56% +4.36% -1.96%
75th Percentile £24.25 £17.50 £17.50
90th Percentile £37.50 £45.75 £34.99
England median hourly rate £23.50 £17.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +34.29% -5.41% +5.71%

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing CentOS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in the East Midlands

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing CentOS in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for CentOS in the East Midlands

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in the East 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 East Midlands region over the 6 months to 12 August 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
Northamptonshire - 4 £498 -
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £460 -
CentOS
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, IT contractor jobs citing CentOS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) ZABBIX
3 3 (42.86%) Bash
3 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (42.86%) SaltStack
3 3 (42.86%) InfiniBand
3 3 (42.86%) GPFS
3 3 (42.86%) Grafana
3 3 (42.86%) Lustre
4 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
4 2 (28.57%) Server Building
4 2 (28.57%) Server Management
4 2 (28.57%) Ansible
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) AIX
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Dell
5 1 (14.29%) SAN

CentOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) OpenShift
2 1 (14.29%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) InfiniBand
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Support
2 1 (14.29%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Storage Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Public Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) Server Building
2 2 (28.57%) Server Management
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Transfer
3 1 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Bash
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) GPFS
1 3 (42.86%) Lustre
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Grafana
1 3 (42.86%) ZABBIX
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) SaltStack
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) NetApp
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle