The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 196 194 211
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 12 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.19% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.94% 0.54% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate £438 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £350 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £350 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1275 1298 1541
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.76% 20.40% 19.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 911 890 999
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 73 90
Average hourly rate £18.70 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Oracle Linux
London

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 23 April 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 23 April 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Finance
3 10 (52.63%) VMware
4 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
4 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
5 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (36.84%) Java
6 7 (36.84%) UNIX
6 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
7 6 (31.58%) SOA
7 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (26.32%) vCloud
8 5 (26.32%) sed
8 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
8 5 (26.32%) CentOS
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
8 5 (26.32%) XenServer
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (26.32%) KVM
8 5 (26.32%) Python
8 5 (26.32%) Citrix
8 5 (26.32%) IBM
8 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (26.32%) Middleware
8 5 (26.32%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 (15.79%) WebLogic
2 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
2 1 (5.26%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle Database
2 5 (26.32%) Oracle Database 10g
3 4 (21.05%) DB2
3 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
4 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (10.53%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (57.89%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Legal
3 2 (10.53%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Development Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) IT Development Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Designer
4 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Compliance Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Java Development Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Oracle Fusion
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 4 (21.05%) J2EE
3 3 (15.79%) WebCenter
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.26%) JRules
4 1 (5.26%) Spring
4 1 (5.26%) Apache Flex
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
1 2 (10.53%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (36.84%) UNIX
4 5 (26.32%) CentOS
4 5 (26.32%) SUSE
4 5 (26.32%) Fedora
5 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 1 (5.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) SOA
2 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (21.05%) Incident Management
3 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) OO
3 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (21.05%) Multithreading
3 4 (21.05%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Management
5 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.26%) BPMN
6 1 (5.26%) Information Security
6 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Java
2 5 (26.32%) sed
2 5 (26.32%) Bash Shell
2 5 (26.32%) Python
2 5 (26.32%) Ruby
2 5 (26.32%) AWK
3 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (36.84%) VMware ESX
3 6 (31.58%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (26.32%) vCloud
4 5 (26.32%) XenServer
4 5 (26.32%) Oracle RAC
4 5 (26.32%) KVM
4 5 (26.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 9 (47.37%) Red Hat
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
4 5 (26.32%) IBM
5 2 (10.53%) HP
5 2 (10.53%) Dell
6 1 (5.26%) Actimize
6 1 (5.26%) Informatica