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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 132 - 139
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 14 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.46% - 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.85% - 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 1
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£450 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.25
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
758 619 876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 24.89% 25.93% 28.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 405 242 346
Average daily rate £350 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £450 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 117 144
Average hourly rate £16.75 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.68% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.05 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.74 £37.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.15 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.19% -8.82%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Linux across the East of England region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 17 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire - - - -
Oracle Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 20 (100.00%) SQL
1 20 (100.00%) J2EE
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) UNIX
1 20 (100.00%) Solaris
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
1 20 (100.00%) UML
1 20 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 20 (100.00%) J2SE
1 20 (100.00%) Sun
1 20 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 19 (95.00%) Java
3 18 (90.00%) Perl
3 18 (90.00%) WebLogic
3 18 (90.00%) Finance
3 18 (90.00%) Atlassian
4 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
4 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (50.00%) Scrum
5 10 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
6 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
6 9 (45.00%) Clustering
6 9 (45.00%) OOA/OOD
6 9 (45.00%) OO
6 9 (45.00%) Sybase
7 8 (40.00%) CGI
8 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 20 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 18 (90.00%) WebLogic
3 5 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 15 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Architect
2 11 (55.00%) Java Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Design Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (35.00%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 4 (20.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (15.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Java Technical Architect
7 2 (10.00%) Technical Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Java Solutions Architect
8 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) J2EE
1 20 (100.00%) J2SE
2 8 (40.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Clustering
2 5 (25.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) UNIX
1 20 (100.00%) Solaris
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) UML
1 20 (100.00%) Multithreading
2 15 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
3 10 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 9 (45.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (45.00%) OOA/OOD
4 9 (45.00%) OO
5 6 (30.00%) Performance Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Unit Testing
6 5 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 5 (25.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) SQL
2 19 (95.00%) Java
3 18 (90.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) Sun
2 18 (90.00%) Atlassian
3 9 (45.00%) Sybase