The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Linux over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 133 122 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.11% 0.17% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% 0.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £406 £409
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -0.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Oracle Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
753 683 629
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.82% 28.38% 23.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 409 309 267
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £138 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 130 122
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.50 £36.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

Oracle Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Oracle Linux
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Linux within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -15 1 - -
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) UNIX
2 14 (87.50%) Solaris
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
3 13 (81.25%) J2EE
3 13 (81.25%) Java
3 13 (81.25%) Tomcat
3 13 (81.25%) UML
3 13 (81.25%) J2SE
3 13 (81.25%) Sun
3 13 (81.25%) Multithreading
4 12 (75.00%) Atlassian
4 12 (75.00%) Perl
4 12 (75.00%) WebLogic
5 11 (68.75%) Finance
6 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
7 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Architecture
8 7 (43.75%) Scrum
8 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (31.25%) OOA/OOD
9 5 (31.25%) OO
9 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
9 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
9 5 (31.25%) Clustering
10 4 (25.00%) Internet
10 4 (25.00%) Advertising
10 4 (25.00%) Degree
10 4 (25.00%) TDD

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 13 (81.25%) Tomcat
2 12 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
2 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (6.25%) SAP BW
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
General
1 11 (68.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
1 7 (43.75%) Design Engineer
1 7 (43.75%) Principal Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Java Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Java Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Platform Architect
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) J2EE
1 13 (81.25%) J2SE
2 2 (12.50%) CGI
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (25.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) UNIX
2 14 (87.50%) Solaris
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) UML
1 13 (81.25%) Multithreading
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Capacity Planning
3 7 (43.75%) Scrum
3 7 (43.75%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
4 5 (31.25%) Performance Testing
4 5 (31.25%) OOA/OOD
4 5 (31.25%) OO
5 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
6 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.25%) CRM
6 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 13 (81.25%) Java
3 12 (75.00%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
1 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (81.25%) Sun
3 12 (75.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Sybase
5 1 (6.25%) SAP
5 1 (6.25%) HP