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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 506 533 522
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 72 30 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.061% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 0.27% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 19 26
Average daily rate
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£495 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £324 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
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
11567 11117 11315
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.64% 22.76% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6699 6340 5907
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1018 975 1118
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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
London +45 38 £500 +42.85% 2
South East +4 15 £335 +56.35% 1
East of England - 15 £438 -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Oracle Linux
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Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 113 (100.00%) Oracle
1 113 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (52.21%) UNIX
3 55 (48.67%) WebLogic
3 55 (48.67%) SQL
4 43 (38.05%) Perl
5 42 (37.17%) VMware
6 35 (30.97%) Solaris
6 35 (30.97%) Finance
7 34 (30.09%) IBM
7 34 (30.09%) Java
7 34 (30.09%) Puppet
8 32 (28.32%) Sun
8 32 (28.32%) Red Hat
9 31 (27.43%) Windows
10 30 (26.55%) Middleware
11 29 (25.66%) Scrum
11 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 27 (23.89%) Tomcat
13 26 (23.01%) DevOps
14 24 (21.24%) SAN
15 23 (20.35%) SOA
16 22 (19.47%) J2EE
16 22 (19.47%) Firewall
16 22 (19.47%) Oracle RAC
17 21 (18.58%) Load Balancing
17 21 (18.58%) Multithreading
17 21 (18.58%) Git (software)
17 21 (18.58%) Clustering
17 21 (18.58%) UML

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 55 (48.67%) WebLogic
2 27 (23.89%) Tomcat
3 21 (18.58%) Apache
4 16 (14.16%) WebSphere
5 12 (10.62%) IIS
6 7 (6.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (5.31%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.54%) LiveLink
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.77%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.88%) FileNet
10 1 (0.88%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (21.24%) SAN
2 22 (19.47%) Firewall
3 16 (14.16%) Ethernet
4 15 (13.27%) DNS
4 15 (13.27%) Internet
5 11 (9.73%) VLAN
5 11 (9.73%) Network Security
5 11 (9.73%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (9.73%) VPN
5 11 (9.73%) NetScaler
5 11 (9.73%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (8.85%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (8.85%) BGP
7 9 (7.96%) IPsec
8 8 (7.08%) LDAP
9 6 (5.31%) LAN
9 6 (5.31%) WAN
9 6 (5.31%) NAS
10 5 (4.42%) Kerberos
10 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) Oracle Database
2 20 (17.70%) Oracle Exadata
3 18 (15.93%) SQL Server
4 14 (12.39%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (10.62%) SQLPlus
6 11 (9.73%) DB2
7 10 (8.85%) MySQL
8 8 (7.08%) Oracle Database 10g
8 8 (7.08%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (4.42%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (4.42%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 4 (3.54%) Oracle OWB
11 3 (2.65%) VLDB
12 1 (0.88%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 21 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.16%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.19%) Subversion
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.77%) Maven
5 2 (1.77%) JIRA
5 2 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.77%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.77%) Hudson
6 1 (0.88%) Toad
6 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
General
1 35 (30.97%) Finance
2 10 (8.85%) Front Office
3 6 (5.31%) Retail
4 5 (4.42%) Advertising
5 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.77%) Banking
7 1 (0.88%) Military
7 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (24.78%) Architect
2 17 (15.04%) Developer
3 13 (11.50%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (11.50%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.62%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (10.62%) Java Architect
5 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.85%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (7.08%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Principal Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Design Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Administrator
8 6 (5.31%) Linux Support
9 5 (4.42%) DBA
9 5 (4.42%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 5 (4.42%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.54%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (26.55%) Middleware
2 22 (19.47%) J2EE
3 21 (18.58%) J2SE
4 15 (13.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (9.73%) Spring
5 11 (9.73%) Regular Expression
6 9 (7.96%) Hibernate
6 9 (7.96%) XML
6 9 (7.96%) CGI
7 7 (6.19%) Web Services
7 7 (6.19%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (4.42%) .NET
9 4 (3.54%) HTML
9 4 (3.54%) CSS
9 4 (3.54%) Ajax
9 4 (3.54%) jQuery
10 3 (2.65%) WCF
10 3 (2.65%) Oracle Streams
10 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
11 2 (1.77%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.58%) Clustering
2 9 (7.96%) Fixed Income
2 9 (7.96%) Derivative
3 8 (7.08%) Credit Derivative
4 7 (6.19%) Firmware
4 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.19%) Open Source
5 5 (4.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 5 (4.42%) HACMP
6 4 (3.54%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 3 (2.65%) Replication
8 1 (0.88%) PKI
8 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 113 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (52.21%) UNIX
3 35 (30.97%) Solaris
4 31 (27.43%) Windows
5 17 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (14.16%) AIX
7 11 (9.73%) SUSE
8 10 (8.85%) SELinux
9 6 (5.31%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (1.77%) CentOS
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.88%) Debian
11 1 (0.88%) VMS
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.66%) Scrum
2 26 (23.01%) DevOps
3 23 (20.35%) SOA
4 21 (18.58%) UML
4 21 (18.58%) Load Balancing
4 21 (18.58%) Multithreading
5 16 (14.16%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (11.50%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (11.50%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (9.73%) Enterprise Architecture
8 10 (8.85%) Migration
8 10 (8.85%) ITIL
8 10 (8.85%) Service Management
8 10 (8.85%) Change Management
8 10 (8.85%) High Availability
9 9 (7.96%) OOA/OOD
9 9 (7.96%) OO
9 9 (7.96%) Configuration Management
10 8 (7.08%) Coaching
11 7 (6.19%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (48.67%) SQL
2 43 (38.05%) Perl
3 34 (30.09%) Java
4 19 (16.81%) Bash Shell
5 18 (15.93%) Shell Script
6 11 (9.73%) Python
7 10 (8.85%) Ruby
8 9 (7.96%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.31%) Korn
9 6 (5.31%) AWK
10 5 (4.42%) C
11 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.65%) C#
13 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.19%) Degree
3 5 (4.42%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.54%) OCP
4 4 (3.54%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.88%) RHCE
5 1 (0.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) SLA
2 2 (1.77%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (25.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (19.47%) Oracle RAC
3 17 (15.04%) vSphere
4 14 (12.39%) Active Directory
4 14 (12.39%) VMware ESX
5 10 (8.85%) FreeRADIUS
5 10 (8.85%) vCloud
6 7 (6.19%) Xen
7 5 (4.42%) OCFS2
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.88%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (30.09%) Puppet
2 12 (10.62%) Vagrant
3 8 (7.08%) YUM
4 7 (6.19%) Control-M
5 6 (5.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (5.31%) Tivoli
5 6 (5.31%) Cobbler
5 6 (5.31%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (4.42%) BladeLogic
7 4 (3.54%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.54%) Data Guard
7 4 (3.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.65%) Oracle Statspack
8 3 (2.65%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.88%) SCCM
9 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.88%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) Oracle
2 42 (37.17%) VMware
3 34 (30.09%) IBM
4 32 (28.32%) Sun
4 32 (28.32%) Red Hat
5 19 (16.81%) Atlassian
6 17 (15.04%) Cisco
7 12 (10.62%) Citrix
8 11 (9.73%) CheckPoint
8 11 (9.73%) Microsoft
8 11 (9.73%) CA
9 10 (8.85%) Sybase
10 9 (7.96%) HP
11 7 (6.19%) JBoss
11 7 (6.19%) EMC
12 6 (5.31%) Splunk
13 5 (4.42%) Fujitsu
13 5 (4.42%) NetApp
13 5 (4.42%) Dell
14 4 (3.54%) Symantec
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