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 23 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 373 423 401
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -22
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 42 7 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.17% 0.028% 0.073%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.76% 0.12% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 3 9
Average daily rate
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£500 £500 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £380 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £38.25
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
5562 5780 5504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.69% 23.00% 21.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 3732 3814 3397
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 243 248 329
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £32.35 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.25% -8.82%

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 23 September 2014.

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Histogram 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 23 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
City of London +32 16 £625 +47.05%
West Drayton - - - -
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 60 (100.00%) Oracle
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (58.33%) UNIX
3 32 (53.33%) VMware
4 26 (43.33%) IBM
5 24 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 23 (38.33%) Oracle Exadata
7 22 (36.67%) Middleware
8 21 (35.00%) Red Hat
9 20 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
10 18 (30.00%) SQL
11 17 (28.33%) Perl
11 17 (28.33%) Windows
11 17 (28.33%) Firewall
12 16 (26.67%) WebLogic
12 16 (26.67%) Ethernet
12 16 (26.67%) SAN
12 16 (26.67%) Cisco
13 15 (25.00%) SOA
13 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
13 15 (25.00%) Puppet
13 15 (25.00%) DevOps
14 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
14 14 (23.33%) WebSphere
14 14 (23.33%) Python
14 14 (23.33%) Clustering
15 13 (21.67%) VMware ESX
15 13 (21.67%) Finance
15 13 (21.67%) Apache
15 13 (21.67%) Java

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 16 (26.67%) WebLogic
2 14 (23.33%) WebSphere
3 13 (21.67%) Apache
4 12 (20.00%) IIS
5 5 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 4 (6.67%) LiveLink
7 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.67%) FileNet
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (21.67%) Amazon EC2
1 13 (21.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (28.33%) Firewall
2 16 (26.67%) Ethernet
2 16 (26.67%) SAN
3 11 (18.33%) NetScaler
3 11 (18.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 11 (18.33%) VLAN
3 11 (18.33%) Network Security
3 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (16.67%) Cisco ISE
4 10 (16.67%) Internet
4 10 (16.67%) BGP
4 10 (16.67%) VPN
4 10 (16.67%) DNS
5 9 (15.00%) IPsec
6 6 (10.00%) LAN
6 6 (10.00%) WAN
7 5 (8.33%) NAS
8 3 (5.00%) LDAP
9 1 (1.67%) FTP
9 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (38.33%) Oracle Exadata
2 15 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (21.67%) Oracle Database
4 11 (18.33%) DB2
5 5 (8.33%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (6.67%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (5.00%) VLDB
8 1 (1.67%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) JIRA
2 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.67%) Hudson
2 1 (1.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 13 (21.67%) Finance
2 12 (20.00%) Front Office
3 7 (11.67%) Retail
4 4 (6.67%) Banking
5 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Developer
1 11 (18.33%) Java Developer
1 11 (18.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (13.33%) Architect
3 7 (11.67%) DBA
3 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 7 (11.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Administrator
7 3 (5.00%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Support Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle DBA
8 2 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Data Centre Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) Middleware
2 13 (21.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 11 (18.33%) Regular Expression
4 9 (15.00%) Spring
4 9 (15.00%) XML
4 9 (15.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (11.67%) Oracle Fusion
6 3 (5.00%) Oracle Streams
7 1 (1.67%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.67%) LAMP
7 1 (1.67%) J2EE
7 1 (1.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.33%) Clustering
2 9 (15.00%) Derivative
2 9 (15.00%) Fixed Income
3 8 (13.33%) Credit Derivative
4 7 (11.67%) Management Information System
5 6 (10.00%) Firmware
6 5 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (5.00%) Replication
7 3 (5.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 60 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (58.33%) UNIX
3 17 (28.33%) Windows
4 13 (21.67%) SELinux
5 11 (18.33%) AIX
5 11 (18.33%) SUSE
6 7 (11.67%) Solaris
7 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Debian
8 1 (1.67%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.00%) SOA
1 15 (25.00%) DevOps
2 13 (21.67%) High Availability
3 12 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 10 (16.67%) Change Management
5 9 (15.00%) Service Management
6 8 (13.33%) Migration
7 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (10.00%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.00%) Line Management
8 5 (8.33%) Data Architecture
9 4 (6.67%) Database Tuning
9 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.67%) ITIL
10 3 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
11 2 (3.33%) Scrum
12 1 (1.67%) Information Security
12 1 (1.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) SQL
2 17 (28.33%) Perl
3 14 (23.33%) Python
3 14 (23.33%) Bash Shell
4 13 (21.67%) Ruby
4 13 (21.67%) Java
5 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) OCP
1 4 (6.67%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (1.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) RHCE
3 1 (1.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (21.67%) VMware ESX
3 13 (21.67%) vCloud
4 11 (18.33%) vSphere
5 10 (16.67%) FreeRADIUS
6 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 15 (25.00%) Puppet
2 7 (11.67%) Control-M
3 5 (8.33%) BladeLogic
3 5 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (6.67%) Data Guard
4 4 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (5.00%) Oracle Statspack
5 3 (5.00%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.67%) SCCM
6 1 (1.67%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (53.33%) VMware
3 26 (43.33%) IBM
4 21 (35.00%) Red Hat
5 16 (26.67%) Cisco
6 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
6 11 (18.33%) Citrix
7 10 (16.67%) CA
8 5 (8.33%) Splunk
9 4 (6.67%) Open Text
9 4 (6.67%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.67%) Fujitsu
9 4 (6.67%) Symantec
10 3 (5.00%) HP
11 2 (3.33%) JBoss
12 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
12 1 (1.67%) Intel
12 1 (1.67%) BEA
12 1 (1.67%) Remedy