The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the London 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 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 414 385 417
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +32
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 19 39 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.079% 0.16% 0.024%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.71% 0.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 33 3
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£550 £500 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Oracle Linux
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5154 5527 5798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.41% 22.73% 22.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3514 3622 3805
Average daily rate £413 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 247 261
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.56 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £29.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Oracle Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Linux across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Oracle Linux Jobs Demand Trend in London

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Linux across the London region.

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Trend in London

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Linux across the London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Histogram in London

Oracle Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Linux across the London region.

Oracle Linux Hourly Rate Trend in London

Oracle Linux
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
City of London +2 7 £525 -16.00%
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 38 (100.00%) Oracle
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (81.58%) UNIX
3 28 (73.68%) Solaris
4 27 (71.05%) Middleware
5 22 (57.89%) Firewall
5 22 (57.89%) Data Centre
6 21 (55.26%) SAN
7 20 (52.63%) Finance
8 17 (44.74%) Cisco
8 17 (44.74%) Windows
9 16 (42.11%) BladeLogic
10 15 (39.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 14 (36.84%) LAN
11 14 (36.84%) VoIP
11 14 (36.84%) WAN
11 14 (36.84%) Nortel
11 14 (36.84%) Wireless
11 14 (36.84%) CA
11 14 (36.84%) Avaya
11 14 (36.84%) Nokia
11 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
11 14 (36.84%) Control-M
11 14 (36.84%) Symantec
11 14 (36.84%) Blue Coat
11 14 (36.84%) BIG-IP
11 14 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (34.21%) Oracle Exadata
12 13 (34.21%) ProxySG
12 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (5.26%) WebLogic
1 2 (5.26%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 22 (57.89%) Firewall
2 21 (55.26%) SAN
3 14 (36.84%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (36.84%) Wireless
3 14 (36.84%) BIG-IP
3 14 (36.84%) LAN
3 14 (36.84%) VoIP
3 14 (36.84%) WAN
4 11 (28.95%) NAS
5 5 (13.16%) InfiniBand
6 3 (7.89%) Internet
6 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.89%) NetScaler
6 3 (7.89%) FTP
7 1 (2.63%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) Oracle Exadata
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (52.63%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (65.79%) Architect
2 22 (57.89%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (26.32%) Network Architect
4 7 (18.42%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Database Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Administrator
6 2 (5.26%) Oracle Architect
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) UNIX Administrator
7 1 (2.63%) Oracle DBA
7 1 (2.63%) DBA
7 1 (2.63%) Developer
7 1 (2.63%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (71.05%) Middleware
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.63%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 22 (57.89%) Data Centre
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 6 (15.79%) Clustering
3 6 (15.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (7.89%) FlexPod
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.26%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.63%) Replication
6 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (81.58%) UNIX
3 28 (73.68%) Solaris
4 17 (44.74%) Windows
5 9 (23.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (21.05%) SUSE
6 8 (21.05%) AIX
6 8 (21.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Continuous Integration
2 10 (26.32%) Network Architecture
2 10 (26.32%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (21.05%) ITIL
4 6 (15.79%) OO
4 6 (15.79%) Service Management
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) TOGAF
4 6 (15.79%) Network Design
4 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 6 (15.79%) ITSM
4 6 (15.79%) Data Architecture
5 3 (7.89%) Migration
5 3 (7.89%) Algorithmic Trading
5 3 (7.89%) Low Latency
6 2 (5.26%) DevOps
6 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
6 2 (5.26%) Demand Management
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.42%) Perl
2 6 (15.79%) Ruby
3 3 (7.89%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) PL/SQL
4 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (34.21%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) ProxySG
2 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
4 8 (21.05%) VMware ESX
5 6 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (7.89%) vSphere
6 3 (7.89%) XenApp
7 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 2 (5.26%) Squid
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 16 (42.11%) BladeLogic
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (36.84%) Control-M
4 9 (23.68%) Puppet
5 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (15.79%) HP Operations Orchestration
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (2.63%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 14 (36.84%) Nortel
3 14 (36.84%) Avaya
3 14 (36.84%) CA
3 14 (36.84%) Nokia
3 14 (36.84%) CheckPoint
3 14 (36.84%) Symantec
3 14 (36.84%) Blue Coat
4 12 (31.58%) VMware
5 10 (26.32%) Red Hat
6 9 (23.68%) EMC
7 8 (21.05%) HP
8 6 (15.79%) Veritas
9 4 (10.53%) IBM
10 3 (7.89%) Citrix
10 3 (7.89%) NetApp
11 2 (5.26%) WorldPay
11 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
12 1 (2.63%) SAP