Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 23 October 2018 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
South West > Somerset
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 43 46
Rank change year-on-year +4 +3 -
Contract jobs citing CentOS 16 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 3.07% 1.88% 0.86%
As % of the Operating Systems category 12.31% 9.28% 3.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 4
Somerset median daily rate £510 £588 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.19% +30.56% -
10th Percentile £450 £529 £399
90th Percentile £538 £669 £545
South West median daily rate £413 £428 £450
% change year-on-year -3.51% -5.00% +20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Somerset median hourly rate £44.58 £47.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.15% - -
South West median hourly rate £44.58 £47.50 -
% change year-on-year -6.15% - -

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 Somerset with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Somerset
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 130 97 111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Somerset 24.95% 20.29% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 68 47
Somerset median daily rate £350 £288 £280
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.74% +2.68% -21.68%
10th Percentile £145 £110 £165
90th Percentile £500 £532 £493
South West median daily rate £393 £350 £360
% change year-on-year +12.14% -2.78% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 8 21
Somerset median hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.27% +146.88% -
10th Percentile £17.50 £11.95 £12.00
90th Percentile £44.58 £49.13 £33.75
South West median hourly rate £29.25 £18.63 £16.00
% change year-on-year +57.05% +16.41% -8.57%

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing CentOS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in Somerset

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CentOS in Somerset

CentOS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS in Somerset.

Contractor hourly rate trend for CentOS in Somerset

CentOS
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing CentOS within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Taunton +5 11 £510 -9.33%
Yeovil -4 2 - -
CentOS
South West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 Somerset region with a requirement for CentOS.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (87.50%) LDAP
2 14 (87.50%) Kerberos
2 14 (87.50%) Unix
2 14 (87.50%) Firewall
2 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (87.50%) Network Security
2 14 (87.50%) Ansible
2 14 (87.50%) OpenLDAP
2 14 (87.50%) Git (software)
3 12 (75.00%) Hadoop
4 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Migration
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
6 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
7 2 (12.50%) Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
7 2 (12.50%) Replication
7 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
7 2 (12.50%) Electronics
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
7 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
7 2 (12.50%) Nagios
7 2 (12.50%) SAP
7 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

CentOS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 2 (12.50%) Apache
1 2 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) Firewall
1 14 (87.50%) Kerberos
1 14 (87.50%) Network Security
1 14 (87.50%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.25%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 14 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 2 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory Expert
1 5 (31.25%) Developer
1 5 (31.25%) Subject Matter Expert
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Data Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) MongoDB Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
3 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (87.50%) LDAP
2 2 (12.50%) PostGIS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.25%) DevOps
4 1 (6.25%) Due Diligence
4 1 (6.25%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BC Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Cacti
2 2 (12.50%) Grafana
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
3 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) VMware