The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CentOS Linux
England / North East
Rank - 71 57
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.04% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 1
Median daily rate - £433 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.88%  
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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 205 147 133
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.28% 16.90% 20.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 80 68
Median daily rate £390 £290 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -17.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 18
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.76% -13.33%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.86 £12.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £15.25 £16.50
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 the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 the North East

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CentOS in the North East