Period
to 16 June 2019

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 6 months to 16 June 2019 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 > North East
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 65 103 111
Rank change year-on-year +38 +8 +31
Contract jobs citing CentOS 32 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.73% 0.39% 0.075%
As % of the Operating Systems category 13.28% 1.21% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 2 0
North East median daily rate £450 £419 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.46% - -
England median daily rate £509 £500 £490
% change year-on-year +1.75% +2.04% +8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.86 £49.50 £28.79
% change year-on-year -65.94% +71.93% -42.42%

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 North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 241 413 347
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 20.58% 32.42% 26.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 276 228
North East median daily rate £360 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.62% -4.43% +20.69%
10th Percentile £136 £201 £223
90th Percentile £538 £500 £502
England median daily rate £443 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +0.57% +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 33
North East median hourly rate £15.49 £14.36 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.87% -36.18% -19.64%
10th Percentile £10.16 £10.25 £9.02
90th Percentile £41.25 £45.63 £42.80
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.64
% change year-on-year - +5.17% -1.94%

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing CentOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

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

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CentOS in the North East over the 6 months to 16 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CentOS in the North East

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the North East region over the 6 months to 16 June 2019. 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
Tyne and Wear +47 31 £450 +7.46% 2
Durham - 1 £400 - 3
CentOS
England

For the 6 months to 16 June 2019, 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 North East region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (84.38%) Puppet
3 25 (78.13%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (75.00%) Terraform
4 24 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (71.88%) Bash Shell
6 22 (68.75%) Ansible
6 22 (68.75%) DevOps
7 20 (62.50%) Jenkins
7 20 (62.50%) MySQL
8 19 (59.38%) Docker
9 18 (56.25%) MongoDB
9 18 (56.25%) Python
10 17 (53.13%) Configuration Management
11 15 (46.88%) Opscode Chef
11 15 (46.88%) Microservices
11 15 (46.88%) Kubernetes
11 15 (46.88%) SonarQube
11 15 (46.88%) HTTP
12 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (34.38%) Packer
13 10 (31.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 10 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
13 10 (31.25%) Amazon S3
13 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
13 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
13 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure as Code
14 9 (28.13%) Firewall
15 8 (25.00%) Debian
15 8 (25.00%) VPN

CentOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (15.63%) Confluence
2 4 (12.50%) nginx
3 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 25 (78.13%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (31.25%) Amazon EC2
2 10 (31.25%) Amazon S3
2 10 (31.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 8 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
3 8 (25.00%) Route 53
4 7 (21.88%) iPaaS
5 5 (15.63%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (12.50%) Slack
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (6.25%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (6.25%) CloudFront
8 2 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (6.25%) Serverless
9 1 (3.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) HTTP
2 9 (28.13%) Firewall
3 8 (25.00%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) VLAN
5 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (62.50%) MySQL
2 18 (56.25%) MongoDB
3 8 (25.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 15 (46.88%) SonarQube
3 10 (31.25%) Git (software)
4 7 (21.88%) Vagrant
5 5 (15.63%) Bitbucket
5 5 (15.63%) JIRA
6 4 (12.50%) GitLab
7 2 (6.25%) GoCD
8 1 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Administrator
2 7 (21.88%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (18.75%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (15.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (12.50%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (12.50%) Node.js
3 3 (9.38%) HTML
4 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (6.25%) Sensu
5 1 (3.13%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Private Cloud
1 7 (21.88%) Public Cloud
2 4 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (25.00%) Debian
4 5 (15.63%) Unix
5 3 (9.38%) Windows
6 2 (6.25%) Fedora
6 2 (6.25%) SUSE
6 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (68.75%) DevOps
2 17 (53.13%) Configuration Management
3 15 (46.88%) Microservices
4 11 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (31.25%) Infrastructure as Code
5 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
6 7 (21.88%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
8 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
8 4 (12.50%) Open Source
8 4 (12.50%) Static Code Analysis
9 3 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
10 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (3.13%) Availability Management
11 1 (3.13%) Coaching
11 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
11 1 (3.13%) Operational Stability
11 1 (3.13%) Prototyping
11 1 (3.13%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) Bash Shell
2 18 (56.25%) Python
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) Perl
4 6 (18.75%) SQL
5 5 (15.63%) Java
5 5 (15.63%) Ruby
5 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
6 3 (9.38%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 19 (59.38%) Docker
2 5 (15.63%) KVM
2 5 (15.63%) Xen
Systems Management
1 27 (84.38%) Puppet
2 24 (75.00%) Terraform
3 22 (68.75%) Ansible
4 15 (46.88%) Kubernetes
4 15 (46.88%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (34.38%) Packer
6 8 (25.00%) Rancher
7 7 (21.88%) Consul
8 6 (18.75%) Grafana
9 4 (12.50%) Prometheus
9 4 (12.50%) ZABBIX
10 2 (6.25%) Check_MK
10 2 (6.25%) HAProxy
10 2 (6.25%) Nagios
10 2 (6.25%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Black Duck
1 4 (12.50%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.38%) Cisco
3 2 (6.25%) Google
4 1 (3.13%) EnterpriseDB
4 1 (3.13%) Pega
4 1 (3.13%) ServiceNow