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 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 190 186 215
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +29
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 7 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.13% 0.25% 0.041%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 1.12% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 12 2
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£525 £625 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +78.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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
1202 1334 1584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.31% 22.61% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 950 974 1057
Average daily rate £425 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £202
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 57 79
Average hourly rate £16.95 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.37% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.94 £123.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Middleware
3 7 (77.78%) UNIX
4 6 (66.67%) Solaris
4 6 (66.67%) Firewall
4 6 (66.67%) Finance
4 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Oracle Exadata
6 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 3 (33.33%) CA
6 3 (33.33%) Nokia
6 3 (33.33%) Control-M
6 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 3 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco
6 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 3 (33.33%) Nortel
6 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (33.33%) Avaya
6 3 (33.33%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) LAN
6 3 (33.33%) VoIP
6 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
6 3 (33.33%) Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) SAN
3 3 (33.33%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) WAN
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (22.22%) NAS
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
2 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
3 6 (66.67%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (22.22%) Demand Management
2 2 (22.22%) DevOps
2 2 (22.22%) Network Design
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) TOGAF
3 1 (11.11%) ETL
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) Perl
1 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 3 (33.33%) ProxySG
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Control-M
1 3 (33.33%) BladeLogic
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Nortel
2 3 (33.33%) Avaya
2 3 (33.33%) CA
2 3 (33.33%) Nokia
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Symantec
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Blue Coat
3 2 (22.22%) WorldPay
3 2 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) HP