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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 375 359 368
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 12 25 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.058% 0.12% 0.045%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 0.56% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 4
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£450 £550 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £190 £344
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £575 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
4580 4443 4236
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.29% 20.92% 21.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3135 2956 2709
Average daily rate £421 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £195 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 212 239
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -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 6 March 2015.

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 6 March 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
City of London +4 3 £513 +38.51%
Canary Wharf - - - -
Wimbledon - - - -
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 43 (100.00%) Oracle
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) UNIX
3 18 (41.86%) SQL
4 16 (37.21%) IBM
4 16 (37.21%) Red Hat
4 16 (37.21%) Middleware
5 14 (32.56%) Perl
5 14 (32.56%) AIX
5 14 (32.56%) Solaris
6 13 (30.23%) Finance
6 13 (30.23%) VMware
7 12 (27.91%) Clustering
7 12 (27.91%) Ruby
7 12 (27.91%) Puppet
8 11 (25.58%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (25.58%) SUSE
9 10 (23.26%) Service Management
9 10 (23.26%) Windows
9 10 (23.26%) Cisco
10 9 (20.93%) Veritas
10 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (20.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
11 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
11 8 (18.60%) EMC
11 8 (18.60%) Apache
11 8 (18.60%) Python
11 8 (18.60%) Firewall

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 8 (18.60%) Apache
2 7 (16.28%) WebSphere
3 6 (13.95%) WebLogic
4 5 (11.63%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (13.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) Firewall
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
2 7 (16.28%) SAN
3 6 (13.95%) LAN
3 6 (13.95%) WAN
4 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
4 5 (11.63%) Internet
4 5 (11.63%) BGP
4 5 (11.63%) IPsec
4 5 (11.63%) VLAN
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (11.63%) NetScaler
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco Nexus
4 5 (11.63%) Cisco ISE
4 5 (11.63%) VPN
5 4 (9.30%) Network Security
6 3 (6.98%) BIG-IP
6 3 (6.98%) Wireless
6 3 (6.98%) LDAP
6 3 (6.98%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Exadata
3 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.63%) DB2
4 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.65%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.33%) OLTP
6 1 (2.33%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Toad
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 13 (30.23%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Front Office
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
2 6 (13.95%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Legal
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
4 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Developer
2 5 (11.63%) Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) DBA
2 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Applications Support
2 5 (11.63%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (11.63%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (11.63%) Cloud Engineer
2 5 (11.63%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 4 (9.30%) UNIX Engineer
4 3 (6.98%) Network Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) Data Architect
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) Middleware
2 6 (13.95%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (11.63%) Regular Expression
4 2 (4.65%) J2EE
5 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Clustering
2 8 (18.60%) Management Information System
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) Replication
5 2 (4.65%) Credit Risk
5 2 (4.65%) Market Risk
5 2 (4.65%) FlexPod
6 1 (2.33%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (53.49%) UNIX
3 14 (32.56%) AIX
3 14 (32.56%) Solaris
4 11 (25.58%) SUSE
5 10 (23.26%) Windows
6 9 (20.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (13.95%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (6.98%) HPUX
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.26%) Service Management
2 8 (18.60%) Migration
2 8 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
3 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.95%) ITSM
3 6 (13.95%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) SOA
3 6 (13.95%) High Availability
3 6 (13.95%) Algorithmic Trading
3 6 (13.95%) Low Latency
3 6 (13.95%) DevOps
4 5 (11.63%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.30%) Change Management
5 4 (9.30%) Line Management
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.98%) Data Analysis
7 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.65%) Risk Analytics
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) SQL
2 14 (32.56%) Perl
3 12 (27.91%) Ruby
4 8 (18.60%) Python
5 6 (13.95%) Shell Script
5 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
6 4 (9.30%) Java
7 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.65%) VCP4
3 1 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (20.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (20.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 7 (16.28%) vSphere
4 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
4 6 (13.95%) vCloud
5 5 (11.63%) FreeRADIUS
6 4 (9.30%) Firmware
7 3 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
7 3 (6.98%) Sendmail
8 2 (4.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (27.91%) Puppet
2 6 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (13.95%) HP Operations Orchestration
2 6 (13.95%) SELinux
2 6 (13.95%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (6.98%) Control-M
3 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
3 3 (6.98%) BladeLogic
3 3 (6.98%) Data Guard
3 3 (6.98%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (37.21%) IBM
2 16 (37.21%) Red Hat
3 13 (30.23%) VMware
4 10 (23.26%) Cisco
5 9 (20.93%) Veritas
6 8 (18.60%) CheckPoint
6 8 (18.60%) EMC
7 6 (13.95%) HP
7 6 (13.95%) CA
8 5 (11.63%) Citrix
9 3 (6.98%) Avaya
9 3 (6.98%) Nortel
9 3 (6.98%) Sybase
9 3 (6.98%) Nokia
9 3 (6.98%) Symantec
9 3 (6.98%) Blue Coat
10 2 (4.65%) Splunk
10 2 (4.65%) NetApp
11 1 (2.33%) Remedy