Period
to 21 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 21 October 2017 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
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 129 -
Rank change year-on-year +9 - +118
Contract jobs citing CentOS 11 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.40% 0.044% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.28% 0.25% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Edinburgh median daily rate £300 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -45.45% - -
Scotland median daily rate £350 £421 -
% change year-on-year -16.86% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Edinburgh median hourly rate - - -
Scotland 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 Edinburgh with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Edinburgh
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 482 408 440
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.41% 18.13% 13.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 247 192 219
Edinburgh median daily rate £375 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £207 £155 £225
90th Percentile £538 £500 £500
Scotland median daily rate £375 £330 £340
% change year-on-year +13.64% -2.94% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 3
Edinburgh median hourly rate £14.96 £14.19 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.39% +18.25% -36.84%
10th Percentile £11.06 £11.71 £10.80
90th Percentile £18.90 £19.35 £18.40
Scotland median hourly rate £15.00 £29.75 £18.50
% change year-on-year -49.58% +60.81% +2.78%

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

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

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in Edinburgh

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Edinburgh

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CentOS in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (63.64%) Splunk
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 7 (63.64%) Nagios
3 7 (63.64%) Law
3 7 (63.64%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (63.64%) Public Cloud
4 5 (45.45%) Ansible
4 5 (45.45%) Docker
4 5 (45.45%) Kubernetes
4 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
4 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
4 5 (45.45%) Python
4 5 (45.45%) Puppet
5 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (27.27%) Gradle
5 3 (27.27%) Maven
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (27.27%) Perl
5 3 (27.27%) Google
5 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
5 3 (27.27%) OpenShift
5 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Mentoring

CentOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 10 (90.91%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (27.27%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (27.27%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
2 3 (27.27%) Gradle
2 3 (27.27%) Maven
2 3 (27.27%) Vagrant
3 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (63.64%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Cloud Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) AWS Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Perl Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Perl Programmer
3 1 (9.09%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Hybrid Cloud
1 7 (63.64%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Runbook
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
1 5 (45.45%) Ruby
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
2 3 (27.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (63.64%) Nagios
2 5 (45.45%) Ansible
2 5 (45.45%) Kubernetes
2 5 (45.45%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (45.45%) Puppet
3 3 (27.27%) Packer
4 2 (18.18%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Splunk
2 3 (27.27%) Google