The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 262 240 237
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -3
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 13 15 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.16% 0.090%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.66% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 2
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£413 £335 £214
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.13% +56.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £403 £316 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £425 £218
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
Oracle Linux
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2391 2283 2139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.85% 24.55% 24.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1148 1074
Average daily rate £355 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 229 234 243
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.42% -7.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.85 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Oracle Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle Linux
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Oracle Linux
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East 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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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
Hampshire +3 11 £413 +23.13%
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (100.00%) Oracle
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (84.21%) Shell Script
3 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 14 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (68.42%) WebLogic
4 13 (68.42%) HTML
4 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 13 (68.42%) Perl
4 13 (68.42%) PL/SQL
4 13 (68.42%) CSS
4 13 (68.42%) Ajax
4 13 (68.42%) Oracle APEX
4 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 13 (68.42%) jQuery
4 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database
4 13 (68.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
5 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
5 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (63.16%) Oracle BI EE
5 12 (63.16%) Middleware
5 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
5 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
6 11 (57.89%) VMware
6 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
7 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 13 (68.42%) WebLogic
2 3 (15.79%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 10g
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database 11g
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle Database
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 12 (63.16%) Oracle BI EE
3 10 (52.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (42.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Discoverer
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (15.79%) Oracle OWB
6 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (10.53%) SAP HANA
7 1 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (68.42%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (63.16%) Git (software)
3 9 (47.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (47.37%) TeamCity
4 5 (26.32%) Jenkins
5 2 (10.53%) Hudson
General
1 7 (36.84%) Military
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 11 (57.89%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Contracts Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (68.42%) HTML
1 13 (68.42%) CSS
1 13 (68.42%) Ajax
1 13 (68.42%) jQuery
2 12 (63.16%) Middleware
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Basis
5 1 (5.26%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (42.11%) System Testing
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (36.84%) ITIL
5 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
5 4 (21.05%) Scrum
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Web Development
6 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (10.53%) DevOps
7 2 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Change Management
8 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
8 1 (5.26%) SOA
8 1 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (5.26%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Shell Script
2 14 (73.68%) SQL
3 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 13 (68.42%) Perl
3 13 (68.42%) PL/SQL
4 3 (15.79%) C
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
5 2 (10.53%) Java
5 2 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (63.16%) Security Cleared
2 11 (57.89%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (15.79%) VMware ESX
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.26%) vSphere
3 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.26%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (63.16%) Microsoft
2 12 (63.16%) Red Hat
3 11 (57.89%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) Serena
4 2 (10.53%) SAP