The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 28 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.

CentOS Linux
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 41 42
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire - 0.27% 1.84%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.79% 9.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 6
Median daily rate - £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £473 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.29% +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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 72 56 94
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 19.30% 15.14% 19.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 42 46
Median daily rate £325 £338 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.70% -20.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £485 £675
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 10
Median hourly rate £11.17 £35.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.08% +180.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £35.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.80 £35.00 £14.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CentOS in Northamptonshire