The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 June 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
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 125 149 125
Rank change year-on-year +24 -24  
Contract jobs citing CentOS 17 16 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.58% 0.43% 0.68%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.62% 2.00% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 12
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £325 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £460 £425 £360
% change year-on-year +8.23% +18.05%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year -13.63% -  

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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 649 799 809
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.01% 21.30% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 375 469 426
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £250 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 47 86
Median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.79 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.85 £21.00 £20.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CentOS in the North West

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing CentOS in the North West over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for CentOS in the North West

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +19 11 £438 -12.50% 5
Cheshire +21 2 £350 -16.41% 2
Merseyside -4 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £475 -
CentOS
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 North West region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (85.29%) Red Hat
3 22 (64.71%) DevOps
4 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
4 21 (61.76%) Puppet
5 19 (55.88%) Amazon AWS
6 16 (47.06%) Ansible
7 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
8 14 (41.18%) Python
9 13 (38.24%) Docker
9 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
9 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (32.35%) Bash Shell
11 11 (32.35%) Java
11 11 (32.35%) SSL
12 10 (29.41%) Ruby
13 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
14 8 (23.53%) Debian
14 8 (23.53%) Packer
15 7 (20.59%) LXC
15 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
15 7 (20.59%) SQL
15 7 (20.59%) DNS
15 7 (20.59%) Ubuntu
15 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
15 7 (20.59%) KVM
16 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
16 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared

CentOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 6 (17.65%) OpenStack
2 5 (14.71%) SAS
3 3 (8.82%) Apache
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.88%) Skype for Business
4 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (2.94%) Confluence
5 1 (2.94%) JBoss
5 1 (2.94%) nginx
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 19 (55.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (17.65%) Amazon S3
2 6 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (14.71%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 5 (14.71%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (14.71%) Route 53
3 5 (14.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.94%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 11 (32.35%) SSL
2 7 (20.59%) DNS
3 5 (14.71%) DHCP
3 5 (14.71%) HTTPS
3 5 (14.71%) SMTP
3 5 (14.71%) TCP/IP
4 3 (8.82%) Firewall
4 3 (8.82%) Network Security
5 2 (5.88%) LAN
5 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.88%) Skype
5 2 (5.88%) VPN
5 2 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Big Data
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.94%) DB2
4 1 (2.94%) MySQL
4 1 (2.94%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (61.76%) Jenkins
2 13 (38.24%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.71%) GitLab
3 5 (14.71%) GoCD
3 5 (14.71%) Sonatype Nexus
3 5 (14.71%) Subversion
3 5 (14.71%) Travis CI
4 2 (5.88%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.94%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (2.94%) Banking
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) DevOps Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) AWS DevOps
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) AWS Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) AWS Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.94%) Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) IT Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) LAMP Developer
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Python Software Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Software Packaging
2 3 (8.82%) LAMP
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 1 (2.94%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (2.94%) Java EE
3 1 (2.94%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) PKI
2 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.94%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (38.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (23.53%) Debian
4 7 (20.59%) Ubuntu
5 6 (17.65%) Fedora
6 3 (8.82%) Windows
6 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
7 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.94%) Unix
8 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (64.71%) DevOps
2 15 (44.12%) Configuration Management
3 12 (35.29%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (26.47%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (14.71%) Auto-Scaling
5 5 (14.71%) Load Balancing
5 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 3 (8.82%) ETL
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) Network Management
8 2 (5.88%) Software Deployment
9 1 (2.94%) Continuous Deployment
9 1 (2.94%) CRM
9 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.94%) High Availability
9 1 (2.94%) OO
9 1 (2.94%) OOP
9 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) Python
2 11 (32.35%) Bash Shell
2 11 (32.35%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) Ruby
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
6 1 (2.94%) C#
6 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.94%) Jython
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 13 (38.24%) Docker
2 7 (20.59%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.59%) KVM
2 7 (20.59%) LXC
3 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 2 (5.88%) XenApp
4 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (61.76%) Puppet
2 16 (47.06%) Ansible
3 8 (23.53%) Packer
4 7 (20.59%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (14.71%) Ganglia
5 5 (14.71%) Graphite
5 5 (14.71%) Kibana
5 5 (14.71%) Nagios
5 5 (14.71%) Riemann
5 5 (14.71%) Rsyslog
6 4 (11.76%) Kubernetes
7 2 (5.88%) Terraform
7 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
7 2 (5.88%) vMotion
Vendors
1 29 (85.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (8.82%) RightScale
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 2 (5.88%) AppSense
3 2 (5.88%) CA
3 2 (5.88%) Citrix
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) New Relic
4 1 (2.94%) SaltStack
North West
Rullion
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