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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 551 513 520
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 36 55 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.49% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 38 22
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£550 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +13.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
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
11100 11268 10446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.49% 22.83% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6668 6499 5844
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £518 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 868 958 965
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 £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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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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
London 0 23 £550 +10.00% 7
South East -39 6 £430 +32.30% 3
Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
South West - 2 £350 - 2
East Midlands -5 1 £325 -23.52%
North West - 1 - -
Oracle Linux
UK

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 37 (52.86%) Middleware
3 35 (50.00%) UNIX
4 31 (44.29%) Solaris
5 30 (42.86%) VMware
6 28 (40.00%) Windows
7 27 (38.57%) Firewall
8 25 (35.71%) SAN
9 24 (34.29%) Data Centre
10 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (30.00%) Cisco
12 19 (27.14%) Finance
12 19 (27.14%) Puppet
13 17 (24.29%) Oracle Database
13 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
14 16 (22.86%) CA
14 16 (22.86%) CheckPoint
14 16 (22.86%) WAN
14 16 (22.86%) LAN
14 16 (22.86%) Red Hat
14 16 (22.86%) BladeLogic
14 16 (22.86%) Cisco Nexus
15 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (21.43%) Shell Script
16 14 (20.00%) Avaya
16 14 (20.00%) Control-M
16 14 (20.00%) Symantec
16 14 (20.00%) Wireless
16 14 (20.00%) Blue Coat

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (18.57%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.43%) Apache
3 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.29%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.43%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.43%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 6 (8.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Unica
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (38.57%) Firewall
2 25 (35.71%) 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 12 (17.14%) NAS
6 5 (7.14%) NetScaler
6 5 (7.14%) Network Security
6 5 (7.14%) InfiniBand
6 5 (7.14%) Internet
6 5 (7.14%) FTP
6 5 (7.14%) VPN
6 5 (7.14%) DNS
7 3 (4.29%) SSL
7 3 (4.29%) DHCP
7 3 (4.29%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.29%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.29%) Oracle Database
2 14 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (8.57%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (5.71%) Oracle Discoverer
5 4 (5.71%) MySQL
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI EE
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (4.29%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 2 (2.86%) SAP HANA
7 2 (2.86%) DB2
8 1 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.43%) Star Schema
8 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.71%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.86%) Hudson
4 1 (1.43%) Toad
General
1 19 (27.14%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Banking
3 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Front Office
4 1 (1.43%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) Architect
2 24 (34.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 11 (15.71%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (14.29%) Network Architect
5 7 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Administrator
7 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (5.71%) DBA
8 3 (4.29%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (4.29%) Database Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (2.86%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) UNIX Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Consultant
9 2 (2.86%) Systems Administrator
9 2 (2.86%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (52.86%) Middleware
2 9 (12.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (4.29%) Ajax
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 3 (4.29%) CSS
3 3 (4.29%) jQuery
4 2 (2.86%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.86%) SAP Basis
5 1 (1.43%) XML
5 1 (1.43%) Java EE
5 1 (1.43%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 24 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.71%) Clustering
3 7 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.57%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (7.14%) FlexPod
6 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.29%) Replication
7 2 (2.86%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (1.43%) Derivative
8 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (50.00%) UNIX
3 31 (44.29%) Solaris
4 28 (40.00%) Windows
5 13 (18.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (17.14%) SUSE
6 12 (17.14%) AIX
7 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (11.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (4.29%) CentOS
9 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (15.71%) Configuration Management
3 10 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 10 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.86%) ITIL
4 9 (12.86%) Service Management
5 8 (11.43%) Migration
6 7 (10.00%) SOA
7 6 (8.57%) OO
7 6 (8.57%) ITSM
7 6 (8.57%) TOGAF
7 6 (8.57%) Network Design
7 6 (8.57%) Data Architecture
8 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.14%) Change Management
8 5 (7.14%) DevOps
9 4 (5.71%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.71%) Scrum
10 3 (4.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 12 (17.14%) SQL
3 10 (14.29%) Perl
3 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 8 (11.43%) Ruby
5 5 (7.14%) PL/SQL
6 3 (4.29%) JavaScript
6 3 (4.29%) Python
6 3 (4.29%) PHP
7 2 (2.86%) C
7 2 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (18.57%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.57%) Degree
3 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) QA
1 2 (2.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (32.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (24.29%) Active Directory
3 14 (20.00%) vSphere
4 13 (18.57%) ProxySG
5 11 (15.71%) VMware ESX
6 6 (8.57%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 5 (7.14%) XenApp
7 5 (7.14%) 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 19 (27.14%) Puppet
2 16 (22.86%) BladeLogic
3 14 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (20.00%) Control-M
4 8 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (10.00%) Vagrant
6 6 (8.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (4.29%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (4.29%) Rsyslog
8 2 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (2.86%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.43%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Oracle
2 30 (42.86%) 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 11 (15.71%) Microsoft
6 11 (15.71%) EMC
7 8 (11.43%) HP
8 6 (8.57%) IBM
8 6 (8.57%) Veritas
9 5 (7.14%) Citrix
9 5 (7.14%) NetApp
10 2 (2.86%) SAP
10 2 (2.86%) WorldPay
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