The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 508 508 507
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 45 38 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.082% 0.096%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.36% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 25 19
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £310 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £375 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £39.00
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10983 10416 11220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.92% 22.47% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6325 5839 5630
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £168 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 955 976 1175
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
Oracle Linux
UK

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 22 July 2014.

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 22 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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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
South East 0 20 £325 +25.12% 3
London +27 19 £500 +42.85% 3
East of England - 5 £405 - 1
West Midlands -10 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Oracle Linux
UK

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Oracle
1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (45.00%) WebLogic
3 42 (42.00%) VMware
4 41 (41.00%) Red Hat
5 38 (38.00%) SQL
5 38 (38.00%) UNIX
6 31 (31.00%) Puppet
7 30 (30.00%) Windows
7 30 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (29.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (28.00%) Perl
9 28 (28.00%) Middleware
10 26 (26.00%) DevOps
11 25 (25.00%) Shell Script
12 24 (24.00%) Finance
12 24 (24.00%) SOA
12 24 (24.00%) Oracle Database
13 23 (23.00%) IBM
14 22 (22.00%) Oracle RAC
15 21 (21.00%) Scrum
15 21 (21.00%) Jenkins
16 19 (19.00%) Bash Shell
16 19 (19.00%) Sun
16 19 (19.00%) Solaris
17 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
17 18 (18.00%) VMware ESX
18 15 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
18 15 (15.00%) Java
18 15 (15.00%) Oracle Exadata

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 45 (45.00%) WebLogic
2 13 (13.00%) WebSphere
3 12 (12.00%) Tomcat
4 11 (11.00%) Apache
5 8 (8.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (6.00%) Oracle Application Server
7 4 (4.00%) IIS
7 4 (4.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (1.00%) FileNet
9 1 (1.00%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (6.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.00%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.00%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (14.00%) SAN
2 10 (10.00%) Firewall
3 9 (9.00%) DNS
4 8 (8.00%) LDAP
5 5 (5.00%) Kerberos
5 5 (5.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (4.00%) Ethernet
6 4 (4.00%) Internet
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (3.00%) Network Security
7 3 (3.00%) VLAN
7 3 (3.00%) VPN
7 3 (3.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (3.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (2.00%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (2.00%) LAN
8 2 (2.00%) WAN
8 2 (2.00%) BGP
8 2 (2.00%) NAS
9 1 (1.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (24.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (15.00%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (15.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 14 (14.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (13.00%) SQLPlus
5 11 (11.00%) MySQL
6 10 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (9.00%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (7.00%) SQL Server
9 6 (6.00%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (5.00%) Oracle OWB
10 5 (5.00%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (5.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (3.00%) VLDB
11 3 (3.00%) DB2
11 3 (3.00%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (2.00%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 21 (21.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.00%) Subversion
4 6 (6.00%) Hudson
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.00%) Toad
6 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.00%) Maven
6 2 (2.00%) JIRA
7 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.00%) Selenium
7 1 (1.00%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.00%) SoapUI
General
1 24 (24.00%) Finance
2 5 (5.00%) Banking
2 5 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.00%) Military
3 3 (3.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Front Office
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (21.00%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) Architect
3 10 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (8.00%) DBA
5 8 (8.00%) Developer
5 8 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Linux Support
6 7 (7.00%) Java Architect
6 7 (7.00%) Administrator
7 6 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) IT Support
8 4 (4.00%) Designer
8 4 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Technical Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Software Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.00%) Middleware
2 12 (12.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (9.00%) J2EE
4 8 (8.00%) Web Services
4 8 (8.00%) J2SE
5 6 (6.00%) CGI
6 5 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (5.00%) jQuery
6 5 (5.00%) Ajax
6 5 (5.00%) CSS
6 5 (5.00%) HTML
7 4 (4.00%) WebCenter
8 3 (3.00%) Oracle Streams
8 3 (3.00%) Spring
8 3 (3.00%) Regular Expression
9 2 (2.00%) PostGIS
9 2 (2.00%) .NET
9 2 (2.00%) EJB
9 2 (2.00%) Java EE
9 2 (2.00%) EJB 3.0
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.00%) Clustering
2 5 (5.00%) HACMP
3 4 (4.00%) Open Source
3 4 (4.00%) EqualLogic
3 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.00%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.00%) Derivative
6 1 (1.00%) SCADA
6 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
6 1 (1.00%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (1.00%) PKI
6 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.00%) Firmware
6 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 38 (38.00%) UNIX
3 30 (30.00%) Windows
4 29 (29.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (19.00%) Solaris
6 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (9.00%) AIX
8 6 (6.00%) SELinux
8 6 (6.00%) SUSE
9 5 (5.00%) CentOS
9 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.00%) Windows 7
10 3 (3.00%) Fedora
11 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.00%) Debian
11 1 (1.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) DevOps
2 24 (24.00%) SOA
3 21 (21.00%) Scrum
4 18 (18.00%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.00%) ITIL
6 13 (13.00%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (9.00%) Load Balancing
8 9 (9.00%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (8.00%) UML
9 8 (8.00%) Multithreading
10 7 (7.00%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (7.00%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (6.00%) High Availability
11 6 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (6.00%) BPEL
12 5 (5.00%) Test Automation
12 5 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (5.00%) Software Engineering
12 5 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.00%) SQL
2 28 (28.00%) Perl
3 25 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 19 (19.00%) Bash Shell
5 15 (15.00%) Java
6 12 (12.00%) PL/SQL
7 10 (10.00%) Python
8 9 (9.00%) AWK
8 9 (9.00%) Ruby
9 7 (7.00%) C
10 6 (6.00%) Korn
11 5 (5.00%) JavaScript
12 3 (3.00%) sed
13 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.00%) Degree
3 4 (4.00%) OCP
3 4 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.00%) RHCT
4 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.00%) RHCE
5 1 (1.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (22.00%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (18.00%) VMware ESX
4 12 (12.00%) vSphere
4 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (10.00%) Xen
6 9 (9.00%) vCloud
7 6 (6.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 5 (5.00%) OCFS2
9 4 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (3.00%) XenServer
10 3 (3.00%) KVM
11 2 (2.00%) RHEV
11 2 (2.00%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (1.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (1.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 31 (31.00%) Puppet
2 13 (13.00%) Vagrant
3 8 (8.00%) YUM
4 6 (6.00%) Cobbler
4 6 (6.00%) Tivoli
5 5 (5.00%) Data Guard
5 5 (5.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (3.00%) Oracle Statspack
6 3 (3.00%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (2.00%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (2.00%) Control-M
7 2 (2.00%) BladeLogic
8 1 (1.00%) SCCM
8 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.00%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (1.00%) HP SIM
8 1 (1.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) Oracle
2 42 (42.00%) VMware
3 41 (41.00%) Red Hat
4 23 (23.00%) IBM
5 19 (19.00%) Sun
6 14 (14.00%) HP
7 12 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 9 (9.00%) Dell
9 7 (7.00%) Atlassian
9 7 (7.00%) EMC
9 7 (7.00%) Citrix
9 7 (7.00%) Sybase
10 6 (6.00%) JBoss
11 5 (5.00%) NetApp
11 5 (5.00%) Cisco
12 4 (4.00%) CA
13 3 (3.00%) Serena
13 3 (3.00%) CheckPoint
14 2 (2.00%) Splunk
14 2 (2.00%) Hyperion
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