The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the 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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 550 502 507
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 36 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.48% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 32
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£550 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.30 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Oracle Linux
UK

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

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11265 11120 10005
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.23% 23.22% 22.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 6710 6403 5555
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £503
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 884 950 966
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.90 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Oracle Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Oracle Linux Jobs Demand Trend in England

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Trend in England

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Linux across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Histogram in England

Oracle Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Linux across the England region.

Oracle Linux Hourly Rate Trend in England

Oracle Linux
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
London -6 25 £550 +10.00% 5
South East -36 5 £430 +33.33% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
South West - 2 - - 11
North West - 1 - -
Oracle Linux
UK

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 70 (100.00%) Oracle
1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (44.29%) UNIX
2 31 (44.29%) Windows
3 30 (42.86%) Middleware
4 29 (41.43%) Solaris
5 25 (35.71%) VMware
6 22 (31.43%) Firewall
7 21 (30.00%) Cisco
8 19 (27.14%) SAN
8 19 (27.14%) Data Centre
9 18 (25.71%) Puppet
9 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (24.29%) Finance
11 16 (22.86%) CheckPoint
11 16 (22.86%) CA
11 16 (22.86%) Red Hat
11 16 (22.86%) LAN
11 16 (22.86%) WAN
11 16 (22.86%) BladeLogic
11 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
12 15 (21.43%) SQL
12 15 (21.43%) Shell Script
13 14 (20.00%) Symantec
13 14 (20.00%) Avaya
13 14 (20.00%) Control-M
13 14 (20.00%) Wireless
13 14 (20.00%) Nortel

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 11 (15.71%) WebLogic
2 5 (7.14%) Apache
3 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.43%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (31.43%) Firewall
2 19 (27.14%) SAN
3 16 (22.86%) LAN
3 16 (22.86%) WAN
3 16 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (20.00%) VoIP
4 14 (20.00%) Wireless
4 14 (20.00%) BIG-IP
5 8 (11.43%) NAS
6 5 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 5 (7.14%) InfiniBand
6 5 (7.14%) Network Security
6 5 (7.14%) FTP
6 5 (7.14%) VPN
6 5 (7.14%) DNS
7 3 (4.29%) SSL
7 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.29%) DHCP
7 3 (4.29%) X.509
8 2 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (10.00%) MySQL
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Discoverer
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.86%) DB2
8 1 (1.43%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (4.29%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 17 (24.29%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Retail
3 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) Architect
2 23 (32.86%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (14.29%) Network Architect
4 9 (12.86%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Administrator
6 6 (8.57%) Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) DBA
8 3 (4.29%) Support Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle DBA
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (42.86%) Middleware
2 4 (5.71%) HTML
2 4 (5.71%) CSS
2 4 (5.71%) jQuery
3 3 (4.29%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) Ajax
4 2 (2.86%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) CSS3
5 1 (1.43%) Java EE
5 1 (1.43%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.43%) Spring
5 1 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Data Centre
2 12 (17.14%) Clustering
3 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.14%) FlexPod
5 3 (4.29%) Replication
6 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.43%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (44.29%) UNIX
2 31 (44.29%) Windows
3 29 (41.43%) Solaris
4 13 (18.57%) SUSE
5 12 (17.14%) AIX
6 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (12.86%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (8.57%) CentOS
11 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
11 3 (4.29%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.86%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (1.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.86%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (18.57%) Configuration Management
3 10 (14.29%) Service Management
3 10 (14.29%) SOA
3 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 8 (11.43%) ITIL
5 7 (10.00%) OO
5 7 (10.00%) Migration
5 7 (10.00%) ITSM
6 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (8.57%) Network Design
7 5 (7.14%) Scrum
7 5 (7.14%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.71%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (5.71%) Low Latency
9 3 (4.29%) DevOps
9 3 (4.29%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) SQL
1 15 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 11 (15.71%) Perl
3 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 9 (12.86%) Ruby
5 5 (7.14%) Java
5 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.29%) PHP
7 3 (4.29%) Python
8 2 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (10.00%) Degree
3 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) SLA
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 18 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 14 (20.00%) vSphere
4 13 (18.57%) ProxySG
5 7 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (8.57%) VMware ESX
7 5 (7.14%) XenApp
8 3 (4.29%) Squid
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (2.86%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.86%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (1.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (25.71%) Puppet
2 16 (22.86%) BladeLogic
3 14 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (20.00%) Control-M
4 9 (12.86%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (10.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 7 (10.00%) Vagrant
6 4 (5.71%) SCOM
7 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (4.29%) Nagios
7 3 (4.29%) Hyperic
7 3 (4.29%) Rsyslog
8 2 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (35.71%) VMware
3 21 (30.00%) Cisco
4 16 (22.86%) CA
4 16 (22.86%) Red Hat
4 16 (22.86%) CheckPoint
5 14 (20.00%) Symantec
5 14 (20.00%) Nokia
5 14 (20.00%) Nortel
5 14 (20.00%) Blue Coat
5 14 (20.00%) Avaya
6 12 (17.14%) Microsoft
6 12 (17.14%) EMC
7 7 (10.00%) HP
7 7 (10.00%) Veritas
8 5 (7.14%) Citrix
8 5 (7.14%) NetApp
9 4 (5.71%) IBM
9 4 (5.71%) Splunk
10 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
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