The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for CentOS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited CentOS over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CentOS Linux
Buckinghamshire / Milton Keynes
Rank 71 61 66
Rank change year-on-year -10 +5  
Contract jobs citing CentOS 1 9 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Milton Keynes 0.13% 1.20% 0.36%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 5.45% 1.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 2
Median daily rate £425 £425 £443
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.95%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £8.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +105.88% -82.10%  

CentOS is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Milton Keynes
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 213 165 181
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Milton Keynes 28.55% 21.94% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 67 62
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £281 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 5
Median hourly rate £14.00 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.84% +12.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.08 £13.70 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.00 £22.50 £20.91
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Milton Keynes

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Milton Keynes citing CentOS as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in Milton Keynes

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CentOS in Milton Keynes

CentOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Puppet
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL V2
2 8 (80.00%) vCloud
2 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (80.00%) SCCM
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Docker
2 8 (80.00%) vRealize
2 8 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (70.00%) Capacity Management
4 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
5 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
5 4 (40.00%) IaaS
5 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
7 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
7 2 (20.00%) Clustering
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) Veritas
7 2 (20.00%) AIX

CentOS
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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:

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) IaaS
2 2 (20.00%) IBM PureFlex
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Automation Specialist
2 4 (40.00%) Data Centre Specialist
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) AIX Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Build Automation Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Server Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL V2
2 7 (70.00%) Capacity Management
2 7 (70.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 5 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (80.00%) Docker
2 8 (80.00%) vCloud
2 8 (80.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (20.00%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Puppet
1 8 (80.00%) SCCM
1 8 (80.00%) vRealize
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 10 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Nimsoft
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas