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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 13 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.42% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.63% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£463 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £37.50
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
799 654 840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.85% 27.18% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 272 308
Average daily rate £350 £294 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.14% -16.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £137 £140 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 118 121 135
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.13% -25.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £37.45 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Oracle Linux
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 18 (100.00%) SQL
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) UML
2 17 (94.44%) Tomcat
2 17 (94.44%) J2SE
2 17 (94.44%) UNIX
2 17 (94.44%) Solaris
2 17 (94.44%) J2EE
2 17 (94.44%) Sun
2 17 (94.44%) Multithreading
3 16 (88.89%) Atlassian
3 16 (88.89%) WebLogic
3 16 (88.89%) Java
3 16 (88.89%) Perl
4 15 (83.33%) Finance
5 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
6 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (55.56%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) Clustering
8 6 (33.33%) Sybase
8 6 (33.33%) CGI
8 6 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (33.33%) OO
8 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
9 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
10 4 (22.22%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 17 (94.44%) Tomcat
2 16 (88.89%) WebLogic
3 4 (22.22%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle9i Database
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 15 (83.33%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 8 (44.44%) Java Architect
3 7 (38.89%) Principal Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (38.89%) Design Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java/J2EE Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.56%) DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Java Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (94.44%) J2EE
1 17 (94.44%) J2SE
2 6 (33.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Clustering
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (94.44%) UNIX
2 17 (94.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) UML
1 17 (94.44%) Multithreading
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (55.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
3 10 (55.56%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Load Balancing
4 6 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
4 6 (33.33%) OO
5 5 (27.78%) Performance Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) SQL
2 16 (88.89%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (94.44%) Sun
3 16 (88.89%) Atlassian
4 6 (33.33%) Sybase