Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 November 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 132 143
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11 -11
Contract jobs citing CentOS 25 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.85% 0.64% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 4.33% 3.00% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 22 7
Manchester median daily rate £423 £425 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +32.81% -1.54%
10th Percentile £363 £375 £282
90th Percentile £541 £575 £403
North West median daily rate £425 £425 £320
% change year-on-year - +32.81% -22.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester 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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 578 766 722
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.57% 21.35% 19.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 347 515 371
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £137 £184 £175
90th Percentile £540 £507 £488
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £371
% change year-on-year - +7.74% +14.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 38 84
Manchester median hourly rate £17.43 £14.88 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.18% +10.19% -6.90%
10th Percentile £11.35 £9.95 £10.00
90th Percentile £41.83 £40.00 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £14.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year +20.21% -8.05% +5.13%

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in Manchester

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CentOS in Manchester

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Manchester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CentOS in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CentOS in Manchester

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Job
Vacancies
Salford +8 5 £400 -5.88%
CentOS
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (84.00%) Python
2 21 (84.00%) Red Hat
3 19 (76.00%) DevOps
4 18 (72.00%) Bash Shell
4 18 (72.00%) Ansible
5 17 (68.00%) Docker
5 17 (68.00%) Git (software)
5 17 (68.00%) Configuration Management
6 14 (56.00%) KVM
6 14 (56.00%) Ubuntu
6 14 (56.00%) LXC
6 14 (56.00%) Packer
7 13 (52.00%) Debian
7 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
7 13 (52.00%) Puppet
8 8 (32.00%) Nagios
8 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
8 8 (32.00%) Terraform
9 7 (28.00%) nginx
9 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
10 6 (24.00%) SAN
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 6 (24.00%) Serverless
10 6 (24.00%) AWS Lambda
10 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
11 5 (20.00%) Apache
12 4 (16.00%) MySQL

CentOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (28.00%) nginx
1 7 (28.00%) Tomcat
2 5 (20.00%) Apache
3 2 (8.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (52.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (24.00%) AWS Lambda
2 6 (24.00%) Serverless
3 4 (16.00%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (16.00%) SaaS
4 3 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (8.00%) Amazon S3
5 2 (8.00%) CloudFront
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon Kinesis
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 3 (12.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (8.00%) Redis
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (8.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (8.00%) JIRA
3 2 (8.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (8.00%) Vagrant
4 1 (4.00%) GoCD
Job Titles
1 16 (64.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Software Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 6 (24.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (12.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) AWS Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) AWS Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Lead DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Broadcast Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (8.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) LAMP
3 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (56.00%) Ubuntu
3 13 (52.00%) Debian
4 4 (16.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (12.00%) Unix
6 1 (4.00%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (76.00%) DevOps
2 17 (68.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Deployment
4 2 (8.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (8.00%) Software Deployment
5 1 (4.00%) Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Analytics
5 1 (4.00%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (4.00%) People Management
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 21 (84.00%) Python
2 18 (72.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 2 (8.00%) Java
4 2 (8.00%) PHP
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
4 2 (8.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Docker
2 14 (56.00%) KVM
2 14 (56.00%) LXC
Systems Management
1 18 (72.00%) Ansible
2 14 (56.00%) Packer
3 13 (52.00%) Puppet
4 8 (32.00%) Nagios
4 8 (32.00%) Terraform
5 6 (24.00%) Kubernetes
6 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (12.00%) Icinga
Vendors
1 21 (84.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) NetApp
4 2 (8.00%) New Relic
4 2 (8.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.00%) Splunk