The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London 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 184 219 213
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 16 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.083% 0.038%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.20% 0.37% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 2
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£625 £350 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+78.57% -22.22%
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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1329 1623 1522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.67% 22.57% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 977 1108 1016
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 88
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £35.00 £23.00
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 the City of London

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

Oracle Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Linux across the City of London region.

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Linux across the City of London region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) UNIX
3 10 (50.00%) Front Office
4 9 (45.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) XML
5 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 8 (40.00%) Fixed Income
5 8 (40.00%) Credit Derivative
5 8 (40.00%) Spring
5 8 (40.00%) Derivative
6 7 (35.00%) SQL
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
8 4 (20.00%) Middleware
8 4 (20.00%) IBM
8 4 (20.00%) SAN
8 4 (20.00%) Retail
9 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
9 3 (15.00%) VLAN
9 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (15.00%) vSphere
9 3 (15.00%) Network Security
9 3 (15.00%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (15.00%) Regular Expression
9 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco ISE
9 3 (15.00%) Line Management
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 3 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SAN
2 3 (15.00%) Internet
2 3 (15.00%) BGP
2 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 3 (15.00%) IPsec
2 3 (15.00%) VLAN
2 3 (15.00%) Network Security
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco ISE
2 3 (15.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (15.00%) VPN
2 3 (15.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (15.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 10 (50.00%) Front Office
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (10.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
1 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Architect
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Web Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL DBA
5 1 (5.00%) Web Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Designer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (40.00%) XML
1 8 (40.00%) Hibernate
1 8 (40.00%) Spring
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) Regular Expression
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (5.00%) LAMP
4 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Fixed Income
1 8 (40.00%) Credit Derivative
1 8 (40.00%) Derivative
2 3 (15.00%) Firmware
3 2 (10.00%) Clustering
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) AIX
3 3 (15.00%) SUSE
4 2 (10.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Debian
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.00%) SELinux
5 1 (5.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.00%) Service Management
1 3 (15.00%) Change Management
1 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (15.00%) Line Management
2 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (5.00%) SOA
2 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (5.00%) High Availability
2 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.00%) DevOps
2 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.00%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (15.00%) vSphere
1 3 (15.00%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (5.00%) vCloud
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Control-M
2 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Puppet
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) IBM
4 3 (15.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) Remedy
6 1 (5.00%) CA
6 1 (5.00%) Intel
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