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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 544 523 489
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -34
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 35 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.080% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.36% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 15 27
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£390 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £227 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Oracle Linux
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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
11240 10816 9135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.20% 22.08% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 6481 6185 4990
Average daily rate £370 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 932 983 942
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.20 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 19 £450 +28.57% 4
South East -15 13 £340 +15.74% 6
South West - 2 £425 - 5
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
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Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 73 (100.00%) Oracle
1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (41.10%) Red Hat
3 27 (36.99%) SQL
3 27 (36.99%) VMware
4 26 (35.62%) Windows
5 25 (34.25%) AIX
5 25 (34.25%) Solaris
5 25 (34.25%) Puppet
6 24 (32.88%) UNIX
7 23 (31.51%) vSphere
8 22 (30.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 21 (28.77%) Middleware
10 19 (26.03%) EMC
10 19 (26.03%) WebLogic
10 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (24.66%) Configuration Management
11 18 (24.66%) SUSE
12 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (21.92%) SOA
13 16 (21.92%) Cisco
13 16 (21.92%) Active Directory
14 15 (20.55%) HP
14 15 (20.55%) ITIL
14 15 (20.55%) SAN
15 14 (19.18%) Shell Script
15 14 (19.18%) Veritas
15 14 (19.18%) Finance
15 14 (19.18%) Management Information System
15 14 (19.18%) Service Management

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 19 (26.03%) WebLogic
2 9 (12.33%) Apache
3 8 (10.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (9.59%) IIS
5 5 (6.85%) WebSphere
6 3 (4.11%) JBoss
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.37%) NetWeaver
8 1 (1.37%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.37%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) SAN
2 14 (19.18%) Firewall
3 13 (17.81%) DNS
4 10 (13.70%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (9.59%) NetScaler
5 7 (9.59%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (9.59%) Kerberos
6 6 (8.22%) Ethernet
6 6 (8.22%) LDAP
6 6 (8.22%) LAN
6 6 (8.22%) WAN
6 6 (8.22%) VPN
6 6 (8.22%) Internet
6 6 (8.22%) BGP
6 6 (8.22%) IPsec
6 6 (8.22%) VLAN
6 6 (8.22%) Network Security
6 6 (8.22%) Cisco ISE
6 6 (8.22%) Spanning Tree
7 5 (6.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) SQL Server
1 9 (12.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (8.22%) DB2
3 5 (6.85%) MySQL
3 5 (6.85%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.11%) SQLPlus
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.74%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.37%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.37%) OLTP
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.37%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle OWB
Development Applications
1 14 (19.18%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.22%) Subversion
3 1 (1.37%) Maven
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.37%) Hudson
3 1 (1.37%) Toad
General
1 14 (19.18%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
3 3 (4.11%) Front Office
4 2 (2.74%) Back Office
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 2 (2.74%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (23.29%) Architect
2 12 (16.44%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (12.33%) Developer
4 8 (10.96%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
7 5 (6.85%) UNIX Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Network Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Security Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Technical Architect
9 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.11%) Administrator
9 3 (4.11%) Network Architect
10 2 (2.74%) UNIX Consultant
10 2 (2.74%) Oracle Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Applications Support Analyst
10 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse Developer
10 2 (2.74%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.74%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) Middleware
2 8 (10.96%) Web Services
3 6 (8.22%) Regular Expression
4 4 (5.48%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (4.11%) J2EE
6 2 (2.74%) CSS
6 2 (2.74%) SOAP
6 2 (2.74%) HTML
6 2 (2.74%) jQuery
6 2 (2.74%) RESTful
7 1 (1.37%) HTML5
7 1 (1.37%) CSS3
7 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.37%) XML
7 1 (1.37%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.37%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.37%) Spring
7 1 (1.37%) Ajax
7 1 (1.37%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.18%) Management Information System
2 12 (16.44%) Clustering
3 6 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.85%) FlexPod
5 3 (4.11%) HACMP
5 3 (4.11%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.74%) Derivative
7 1 (1.37%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (35.62%) Windows
3 25 (34.25%) AIX
3 25 (34.25%) Solaris
4 24 (32.88%) UNIX
5 22 (30.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (24.66%) SUSE
7 11 (15.07%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (15.07%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 10 (13.70%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (10.96%) CentOS
10 4 (5.48%) HPUX
11 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
11 3 (4.11%) Windows 2000
11 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (1.37%) VMS
12 1 (1.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.03%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (24.66%) Configuration Management
3 16 (21.92%) SOA
4 15 (20.55%) ITIL
5 14 (19.18%) Service Management
6 11 (15.07%) ITSM
7 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (10.96%) Low Latency
8 8 (10.96%) Algorithmic Trading
9 7 (9.59%) OO
9 7 (9.59%) Scrum
9 7 (9.59%) BPEL
10 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
10 6 (8.22%) Change Management
10 6 (8.22%) Test Automation
11 5 (6.85%) Software Engineering
12 4 (5.48%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (5.48%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (5.48%) Migration
12 4 (5.48%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 27 (36.99%) SQL
2 14 (19.18%) Shell Script
2 14 (19.18%) Perl
3 12 (16.44%) Java
4 11 (15.07%) Ruby
5 8 (10.96%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.85%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.74%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.74%) Python
7 2 (2.74%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.59%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.11%) SLA
2 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 23 (31.51%) vSphere
2 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.92%) Active Directory
4 14 (19.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (10.96%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (8.22%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (6.85%) XenApp
8 4 (5.48%) Firmware
9 3 (4.11%) ProxySG
9 3 (4.11%) OCFS2
9 3 (4.11%) Sendmail
10 2 (2.74%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.37%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (34.25%) Puppet
2 13 (17.81%) Vagrant
3 11 (15.07%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (15.07%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (8.22%) BladeLogic
4 6 (8.22%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (5.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (5.48%) Control-M
5 4 (5.48%) SCOM
6 3 (4.11%) Nagios
6 3 (4.11%) NetBackup
6 3 (4.11%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.37%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 73 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (41.10%) Red Hat
3 27 (36.99%) VMware
4 19 (26.03%) EMC
5 16 (21.92%) Cisco
6 15 (20.55%) HP
7 14 (19.18%) IBM
7 14 (19.18%) Veritas
8 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
9 10 (13.70%) Citrix
9 10 (13.70%) CA
9 10 (13.70%) CheckPoint
10 8 (10.96%) Splunk
10 8 (10.96%) NetApp
11 4 (5.48%) Nokia
11 4 (5.48%) Avaya
11 4 (5.48%) Nortel
11 4 (5.48%) Sun
11 4 (5.48%) Blue Coat
11 4 (5.48%) Symantec
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