The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 387 405 399
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 24 9 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.037% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 0.17% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 7 6
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£500 £350 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £350 £406
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £445 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £39.00
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5350 5248 5673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.66% 21.65% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3534 3415 3266
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £202 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 254 377
Average hourly rate £15.93 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Oracle Linux
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +17 7 £625 +78.57%
Canary Wharf - - - -
Surbiton - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 50 (100.00%) Oracle
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (56.00%) VMware
3 24 (48.00%) UNIX
3 24 (48.00%) Red Hat
4 21 (42.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (32.00%) Oracle Exadata
5 16 (32.00%) Finance
6 15 (30.00%) WebLogic
7 14 (28.00%) Windows
7 14 (28.00%) Middleware
7 14 (28.00%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database
8 13 (26.00%) IBM
8 13 (26.00%) SOA
8 13 (26.00%) VMware ESX
9 12 (24.00%) DevOps
9 12 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
10 10 (20.00%) Python
10 10 (20.00%) Perl
10 10 (20.00%) SQL
10 10 (20.00%) SAN
11 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (18.00%) Clustering
11 9 (18.00%) Ruby
11 9 (18.00%) vCloud
12 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
12 8 (16.00%) Puppet
12 8 (16.00%) Firewall

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (30.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (14.00%) Apache
4 5 (10.00%) IIS
4 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (4.00%) LiveLink
6 1 (2.00%) FileNet
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.00%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) SAN
2 8 (16.00%) Firewall
3 7 (14.00%) Ethernet
4 5 (10.00%) DNS
5 4 (8.00%) LAN
5 4 (8.00%) WAN
5 4 (8.00%) NetScaler
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (8.00%) VLAN
5 4 (8.00%) Network Security
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (6.00%) NAS
6 3 (6.00%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (6.00%) VPN
6 3 (6.00%) LDAP
6 3 (6.00%) Internet
6 3 (6.00%) BGP
7 2 (4.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle Database
3 9 (18.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (8.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (8.00%) DB2
7 4 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
8 3 (6.00%) VLDB
9 2 (4.00%) Essbase
9 2 (4.00%) Oracle Discoverer
10 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (2.00%) Selenium
2 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.00%) Hudson
2 1 (2.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Front Office
4 2 (4.00%) Retail
5 1 (2.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Architect
2 9 (18.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) DBA
5 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) IT Support
5 4 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (28.00%) Middleware
2 7 (14.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle Fusion
4 4 (8.00%) WebCenter
4 4 (8.00%) Regular Expression
5 3 (6.00%) Spring
5 3 (6.00%) Oracle Streams
5 3 (6.00%) XML
5 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.00%) J2EE
7 1 (2.00%) JRules
7 1 (2.00%) LAMP
7 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Clustering
2 5 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (8.00%) Derivative
3 4 (8.00%) EqualLogic
4 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.00%) Credit Derivative
4 3 (6.00%) Replication
4 3 (6.00%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (48.00%) UNIX
3 14 (28.00%) Windows
4 12 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (14.00%) SUSE
6 6 (12.00%) Solaris
6 6 (12.00%) SELinux
7 4 (8.00%) AIX
8 3 (6.00%) CentOS
8 3 (6.00%) Fedora
9 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
10 1 (2.00%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) SOA
2 12 (24.00%) DevOps
3 6 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (12.00%) High Availability
4 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.00%) Migration
4 5 (10.00%) ITIL
5 4 (8.00%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (8.00%) Change Management
5 4 (8.00%) Database Tuning
6 3 (6.00%) Data Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.00%) Zachman Framework
6 3 (6.00%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.00%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (20.00%) SQL
1 10 (20.00%) Python
1 10 (20.00%) Perl
1 10 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 9 (18.00%) Ruby
3 8 (16.00%) Shell Script
4 6 (12.00%) Java
5 3 (6.00%) AWK
5 3 (6.00%) sed
6 2 (4.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) OCP
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle RAC
3 13 (26.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (18.00%) vCloud
5 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
7 4 (8.00%) vSphere
7 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (6.00%) FreeRADIUS
8 3 (6.00%) XenServer
8 3 (6.00%) Xen
8 3 (6.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (16.00%) Puppet
2 5 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 4 (8.00%) Control-M
3 4 (8.00%) Data Guard
4 3 (6.00%) BladeLogic
4 3 (6.00%) Oracle Statspack
4 3 (6.00%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.00%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (2.00%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.00%) SCCM
6 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Oracle
2 28 (56.00%) VMware
3 24 (48.00%) Red Hat
4 13 (26.00%) IBM
5 7 (14.00%) HP
5 7 (14.00%) Citrix
5 7 (14.00%) Cisco
6 5 (10.00%) CA
7 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.00%) Dell
8 2 (4.00%) JBoss
8 2 (4.00%) Symantec
8 2 (4.00%) Hyperion
8 2 (4.00%) Open Text
8 2 (4.00%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.00%) Fujitsu
8 2 (4.00%) Splunk
9 1 (2.00%) Informatica
9 1 (2.00%) Remedy
9 1 (2.00%) Microsoft