Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 26 July 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
UK > Wales
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 95 106
Contract jobs citing CentOS 0 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales - 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.76% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Wales median daily rate - £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.00% +33.33%
UK median daily rate £496 £450 £400
% change year-on-year +10.26% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Wales median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate £37.50 £13.50 -
% change year-on-year +177.78% - -

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 Wales with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 316 397 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 24.65% 32.12% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 223 210
Wales median daily rate £357 £370 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +4.96% +3.68%
10th Percentile £145 £150 £160
90th Percentile £513 £488 £488
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 50 42
Wales median hourly rate £14.50 £13.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.54% - -8.77%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.00 £10.53
90th Percentile £77.50 £19.55 £17.40
UK median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year - +1.85% +2.00%

CentOS
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for CentOS in Wales

CentOS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for CentOS in Wales