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 26 November 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
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 508 535 520
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 66 25 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.053% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% 0.23% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 9 16
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£435 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £343 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £535 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
11720 10932 10372
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.86% 23.10% 21.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 7065 6258 5557
Average daily rate £360 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1030 998 1068
Average hourly rate £15.61 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.72% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £34.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

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 26 November 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 26 November 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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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 +34 35 £500 - 2
South East -4 25 £353 -6.00% 4
East of England - 3 - -
South West -29 2 £274 - 5
West Midlands - - - -
Oracle Linux
UK

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 November 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Oracle
1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 73 (54.89%) SQL
3 69 (51.88%) WebLogic
4 63 (47.37%) UNIX
5 59 (44.36%) VMware
6 49 (36.84%) Perl
7 46 (34.59%) IBM
8 42 (31.58%) Middleware
9 41 (30.83%) Java
10 39 (29.32%) Red Hat
11 38 (28.57%) Finance
11 38 (28.57%) Puppet
12 37 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
13 36 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (25.56%) Windows
15 33 (24.81%) Solaris
15 33 (24.81%) Oracle RAC
15 33 (24.81%) Oracle Database
16 32 (24.06%) Firewall
17 31 (23.31%) SAN
18 29 (21.80%) SOA
19 28 (21.05%) AIX
19 28 (21.05%) Clustering
19 28 (21.05%) DevOps
20 27 (20.30%) VMware ESX
20 27 (20.30%) Scrum
21 26 (19.55%) Cisco
22 25 (18.80%) WebSphere
23 24 (18.05%) vSphere

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 69 (51.88%) WebLogic
2 25 (18.80%) WebSphere
3 23 (17.29%) Apache
4 19 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 19 (14.29%) IIS
5 9 (6.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (5.26%) JBoss
6 7 (5.26%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (4.51%) K2 blackpearl
8 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
8 5 (3.76%) Oracle Application Server
9 4 (3.01%) LiveLink
10 2 (1.50%) AquaLogic
11 1 (0.75%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.75%) FileNet
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.78%) Amazon EC2
1 17 (12.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (24.06%) Firewall
2 31 (23.31%) SAN
3 22 (16.54%) Ethernet
4 21 (15.79%) DNS
4 21 (15.79%) Internet
5 18 (13.53%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (12.78%) IPsec
6 17 (12.78%) VLAN
6 17 (12.78%) BGP
6 17 (12.78%) VPN
6 17 (12.78%) Cisco ISE
6 17 (12.78%) NetScaler
6 17 (12.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (12.03%) Network Security
8 10 (7.52%) LAN
8 10 (7.52%) WAN
9 6 (4.51%) Kerberos
10 5 (3.76%) TCP/IP
10 5 (3.76%) LDAP
10 5 (3.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.81%) Oracle Database
2 23 (17.29%) Oracle Exadata
3 21 (15.79%) SQL Server
4 18 (13.53%) DB2
5 16 (12.03%) Oracle Database 11g
6 13 (9.77%) Oracle Database 10g
7 12 (9.02%) Data Warehouse
8 11 (8.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 10 (7.52%) Oracle OWB
10 9 (6.77%) MySQL
10 9 (6.77%) Oracle BI EE
11 8 (6.02%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (4.51%) Oracle Database 12c
13 5 (3.76%) SQLPlus
14 4 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (1.50%) Oracle9i Database
15 2 (1.50%) Crystal Reports
15 2 (1.50%) Hadoop
15 2 (1.50%) Relational Database
16 1 (0.75%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Jenkins
1 16 (12.03%) Git (software)
2 11 (8.27%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (6.77%) Subversion
4 2 (1.50%) JIRA
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 38 (28.57%) Finance
2 14 (10.53%) Front Office
3 5 (3.76%) Banking
3 5 (3.76%) Retail
3 5 (3.76%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.01%) Advertising
5 2 (1.50%) Military
5 2 (1.50%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Legal
5 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 27 (20.30%) Developer
2 23 (17.29%) Architect
3 18 (13.53%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
5 13 (9.77%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) Oracle Developer
6 10 (7.52%) Network Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 9 (6.77%) Analyst
7 9 (6.77%) Infrastructure Architect
8 8 (6.02%) DBA
9 7 (5.26%) Principal Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (5.26%) Design Engineer
9 7 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
9 7 (5.26%) Java Architect
10 6 (4.51%) Security Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Software Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (31.58%) Middleware
2 23 (17.29%) WebSphere MQ
3 18 (13.53%) J2EE
4 17 (12.78%) Regular Expression
5 16 (12.03%) J2SE
6 11 (8.27%) CSS
6 11 (8.27%) HTML
6 11 (8.27%) Ajax
6 11 (8.27%) jQuery
7 9 (6.77%) XML
7 9 (6.77%) Hibernate
7 9 (6.77%) Spring
8 8 (6.02%) Oracle Fusion
9 6 (4.51%) Web Services
10 5 (3.76%) CGI
11 2 (1.50%) Java EE
11 2 (1.50%) .NET
12 1 (0.75%) RabbitMQ
12 1 (0.75%) LAMP
12 1 (0.75%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.05%) Clustering
2 10 (7.52%) Management Information System
3 9 (6.77%) Fixed Income
3 9 (6.77%) Derivative
4 8 (6.02%) Credit Derivative
5 7 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (3.76%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (3.76%) HACMP
7 4 (3.01%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.01%) Open Source
7 4 (3.01%) Algorithms
8 3 (2.26%) Replication
9 2 (1.50%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.50%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 133 (100.00%) Linux
2 63 (47.37%) UNIX
3 34 (25.56%) Windows
4 33 (24.81%) Solaris
5 28 (21.05%) AIX
6 21 (15.79%) SUSE
7 20 (15.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 17 (12.78%) SELinux
9 7 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (3.01%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 2 (1.50%) CentOS
11 2 (1.50%) VMS
12 1 (0.75%) HPUX
12 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.75%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (27.82%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (21.80%) SOA
3 28 (21.05%) DevOps
4 27 (20.30%) Scrum
5 23 (17.29%) Load Balancing
6 22 (16.54%) Configuration Management
7 19 (14.29%) ITIL
7 19 (14.29%) High Availability
8 18 (13.53%) Change Management
9 17 (12.78%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (12.03%) UML
10 16 (12.03%) Service Management
10 16 (12.03%) Multithreading
11 14 (10.53%) Migration
12 12 (9.02%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (9.02%) Line Management
13 10 (7.52%) Enterprise Architecture
13 10 (7.52%) Capacity Planning
14 9 (6.77%) Test Automation
14 9 (6.77%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 73 (54.89%) SQL
2 49 (36.84%) Perl
3 41 (30.83%) Java
4 21 (15.79%) Ruby
5 20 (15.04%) Python
6 19 (14.29%) PL/SQL
7 18 (13.53%) Bash Shell
8 15 (11.28%) Shell Script
9 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.51%) C
11 2 (1.50%) PHP
11 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.75%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 15 (11.28%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.01%) Degree
4 3 (2.26%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.75%) RHCE
5 1 (0.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
1 2 (1.50%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 36 (27.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (24.81%) Oracle RAC
3 27 (20.30%) VMware ESX
4 24 (18.05%) vSphere
5 17 (12.78%) FreeRADIUS
5 17 (12.78%) vCloud
6 13 (9.77%) Firmware
7 11 (8.27%) Active Directory
8 5 (3.76%) OCFS2
8 5 (3.76%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (3.01%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (28.57%) Puppet
2 13 (9.77%) Vagrant
3 12 (9.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (7.52%) Control-M
4 10 (7.52%) CA Spectrum
5 8 (6.02%) BladeLogic
6 7 (5.26%) YUM
7 4 (3.01%) Data Guard
7 4 (3.01%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.01%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 4 (3.01%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (3.01%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (1.50%) OpenView
9 1 (0.75%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.75%) SCCM
Vendors
1 133 (100.00%) Oracle
2 59 (44.36%) VMware
3 46 (34.59%) IBM
4 39 (29.32%) Red Hat
5 26 (19.55%) Cisco
6 23 (17.29%) Sun
7 20 (15.04%) CheckPoint
8 18 (13.53%) CA
8 18 (13.53%) Citrix
9 15 (11.28%) Atlassian
10 12 (9.02%) HP
10 12 (9.02%) Splunk
11 9 (6.77%) EMC
12 8 (6.02%) Microsoft
13 7 (5.26%) Symantec
13 7 (5.26%) Sybase
13 7 (5.26%) Blue Coat
14 5 (3.76%) Dell
14 5 (3.76%) NetApp
15 4 (3.01%) Fujitsu