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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 188 219 209
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 11 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.070% 0.015%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 0.32% 0.070%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 1
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£525 £500 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
1342 1579 1429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 23.11% 22.25% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 1102 999
Average daily rate £388 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 81 76
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.80 £11.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.25 £25.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

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 25 November 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 25 November 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 26 (100.00%) Oracle
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) UNIX
3 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 13 (50.00%) Front Office
4 11 (42.31%) Java
5 9 (34.62%) Derivative
6 8 (30.77%) Credit Derivative
6 8 (30.77%) Spring
6 8 (30.77%) XML
6 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
6 8 (30.77%) Fixed Income
7 6 (23.08%) VMware
8 5 (19.23%) Finance
8 5 (19.23%) IBM
9 4 (15.38%) Python
9 4 (15.38%) Middleware
9 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
9 4 (15.38%) Banking
9 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
10 3 (11.54%) Cisco ISE
10 3 (11.54%) Line Management
10 3 (11.54%) vSphere
10 3 (11.54%) FreeRADIUS
10 3 (11.54%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (11.54%) Regular Expression
10 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
10 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (11.54%) Retail
10 3 (11.54%) VLAN

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 (11.54%) WebSphere
1 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
2 2 (7.69%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco ISE
1 3 (11.54%) NetScaler
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (11.54%) VLAN
1 3 (11.54%) Network Security
1 3 (11.54%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (11.54%) BGP
1 3 (11.54%) Internet
1 3 (11.54%) IPsec
1 3 (11.54%) Firewall
1 3 (11.54%) Ethernet
1 3 (11.54%) VPN
1 3 (11.54%) DNS
1 3 (11.54%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 3 (11.54%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (11.54%) DB2
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 2 (7.69%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
4 1 (3.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 13 (50.00%) Front Office
2 5 (19.23%) Finance
3 4 (15.38%) Investment Banking
3 4 (15.38%) Banking
4 3 (11.54%) Retail
5 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
5 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Developer
1 11 (42.31%) Java Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 4 (15.38%) Applications Support Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Network Analyst
4 3 (11.54%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
5 2 (7.69%) DBA
5 2 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle Data Warehouse Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Specialist
6 1 (3.85%) MySQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (30.77%) Spring
1 8 (30.77%) XML
1 8 (30.77%) Hibernate
2 4 (15.38%) Middleware
3 3 (11.54%) Regular Expression
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (3.85%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (34.62%) Derivative
2 8 (30.77%) Credit Derivative
2 8 (30.77%) Fixed Income
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (57.69%) UNIX
3 3 (11.54%) SUSE
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
3 3 (11.54%) AIX
4 2 (7.69%) Solaris
4 2 (7.69%) SELinux
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Debian
5 1 (3.85%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.54%) Line Management
1 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
1 3 (11.54%) Service Management
1 3 (11.54%) Change Management
2 2 (7.69%) SOA
2 2 (7.69%) Migration
2 2 (7.69%) Data Migration
2 2 (7.69%) High Availability
2 2 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.85%) Data Analysis
3 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.85%) E-business
3 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) Java
3 4 (15.38%) Python
4 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
4 3 (11.54%) Perl
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
5 2 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby
5 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) vSphere
1 3 (11.54%) FreeRADIUS
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (11.54%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (11.54%) Firmware
2 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
2 2 (7.69%) vCloud
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (7.69%) Control-M
1 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (3.85%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
2 1 (3.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (23.08%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) IBM
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Sybase
5 2 (7.69%) Remedy
6 1 (3.85%) CA
6 1 (3.85%) Intel