The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 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 East of England 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 134 - 140
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 9 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.30% - 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.13% - 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 4
Average daily rate
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£425 - £388
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £39.00
Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
796 608 826
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.30% 25.56% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 412 227 350
Average daily rate £300 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £158 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 117 142
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.55
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -14.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £39.08 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
Oracle Linux
England

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 30 July 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 - 9 £425 -
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Oracle Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
1 12 (100.00%) UML
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 12 (100.00%) J2SE
1 12 (100.00%) Sun
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 11 (91.67%) Atlassian
2 11 (91.67%) WebLogic
2 11 (91.67%) Perl
3 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (66.67%) Sybase
5 7 (58.33%) Clustering
5 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
5 7 (58.33%) OO
5 7 (58.33%) CGI
5 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
6 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
8 3 (25.00%) Open Source
8 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (91.67%) WebLogic
3 3 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Architect
2 8 (66.67%) Java Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Architect
4 3 (25.00%) Principal Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Java Technical Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) J2EE
1 12 (100.00%) J2SE
2 7 (58.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Clustering
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Solaris
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) UML
1 12 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (58.33%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (58.33%) OO
2 7 (58.33%) Load Balancing
3 5 (41.67%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Sun
2 11 (91.67%) Atlassian
3 8 (66.67%) Sybase