The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Linux over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 120 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.12% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.49% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
522 608 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.30% 23.69% 16.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 284 223
Average daily rate £325 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 47 33
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.41% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.75 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

Oracle Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Linux across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Oracle Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Oracle Linux also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Linux.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
2 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
3 6 (75.00%) Puppet
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Cobbler
3 6 (75.00%) Korn
3 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
3 6 (75.00%) AWK
3 6 (75.00%) Xen
3 6 (75.00%) Sun
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 6 (75.00%) SQLPlus
3 6 (75.00%) Perl
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) VPN
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas
5 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (12.50%) PKI
5 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Oracle Linux also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Oracle Linux. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) NAS
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) SQLPlus
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (12.50%) Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
1 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) SUSE
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) SQL
1 7 (87.50%) Bash Shell
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (75.00%) AWK
2 6 (75.00%) Korn
3 1 (12.50%) VB
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Xen
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (12.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) Tivoli
1 6 (75.00%) Puppet
1 6 (75.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) IBM
3 6 (75.00%) Sun
3 6 (75.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Fujitsu
4 1 (12.50%) Egenera
4 1 (12.50%) Splunk
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco