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 3 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
3 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 235 232 234
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 14 9 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.10% 0.081%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 0.42% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 6
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£336 £214 £395
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.94% -45.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £210 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £218 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £39.00
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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
2255 2119 2007
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.47% 24.01% 20.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1125 1065 917
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 237 239 250
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.04 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.10% +0.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.46 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 3 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
Hampshire -1 13 £336 -
Surrey - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Oracle
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (63.89%) WebLogic
3 22 (61.11%) Puppet
4 20 (55.56%) SQL
5 16 (44.44%) Scrum
6 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
7 14 (38.89%) DevOps
7 14 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (36.11%) Windows
8 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
8 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
8 13 (36.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 12 (33.33%) Middleware
9 12 (33.33%) SQLPlus
9 12 (33.33%) IBM
10 11 (30.56%) Sun
10 11 (30.56%) VMware
10 11 (30.56%) Vagrant
11 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
11 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
11 10 (27.78%) Perl
12 9 (25.00%) PL/SQL
12 9 (25.00%) MySQL
13 8 (22.22%) SOA
13 8 (22.22%) SAN
13 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
13 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
13 8 (22.22%) YUM

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2014, 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 23 (63.89%) WebLogic
2 6 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (13.89%) WebSphere
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 4 (11.11%) Apache
5 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (5.56%) Oracle Service Bus
6 2 (5.56%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (2.78%) IIS
7 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) SAN
2 6 (16.67%) Firewall
2 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 5 (13.89%) Kerberos
3 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
3 5 (13.89%) LDAP
4 2 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (2.78%) NetScaler
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (2.78%) NAS
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (2.78%) BGP
5 1 (2.78%) Internet
5 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.78%) Network Security
5 1 (2.78%) VLAN
5 1 (2.78%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (38.89%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (33.33%) SQLPlus
3 10 (27.78%) Oracle Database
4 9 (25.00%) MySQL
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.78%) DB2
Development Applications
1 15 (41.67%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.11%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (8.33%) Subversion
4 2 (5.56%) Maven
4 2 (5.56%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.78%) Hudson
5 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.78%) Toad
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.78%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Linux Support
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Support Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Administrator
5 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
5 2 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Middleware Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (2.78%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (33.33%) Middleware
2 6 (16.67%) Web Services
3 5 (13.89%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (11.11%) jQuery
4 4 (11.11%) Ajax
4 4 (11.11%) HTML
4 4 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (5.56%) Java EE
5 2 (5.56%) Spring
5 2 (5.56%) EJB 3.0
5 2 (5.56%) .NET
5 2 (5.56%) EJB
5 2 (5.56%) PostGIS
6 1 (2.78%) Regular Expression
6 1 (2.78%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) HACMP
2 2 (5.56%) Open Source
3 1 (2.78%) Firmware
3 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (19.44%) UNIX
4 6 (16.67%) AIX
4 6 (16.67%) Solaris
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (5.56%) CentOS
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) HPUX
6 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Scrum
2 14 (38.89%) DevOps
3 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (22.22%) SOA
4 8 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 7 (19.44%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (16.67%) ITIL
7 5 (13.89%) User Stories
7 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (13.89%) Coaching
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Monitoring
7 5 (13.89%) Document Management
8 4 (11.11%) BPEL
8 4 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 4 (11.11%) Workflow
8 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 2 (5.56%) Migration
9 2 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) SQL
2 13 (36.11%) Shell Script
3 10 (27.78%) Perl
4 9 (25.00%) PL/SQL
5 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
6 6 (16.67%) Korn
6 6 (16.67%) AWK
7 5 (13.89%) C
8 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (5.56%) Java
10 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 7 (19.44%) vSphere
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (16.67%) Xen
3 5 (13.89%) OCFS2
3 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
4 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.78%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (2.78%) NFS
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 22 (61.11%) Puppet
2 11 (30.56%) Vagrant
3 8 (22.22%) YUM
4 6 (16.67%) Tivoli
4 6 (16.67%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.78%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (2.78%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.78%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 13 (36.11%) Red Hat
3 12 (33.33%) IBM
4 11 (30.56%) Sun
4 11 (30.56%) VMware
5 6 (16.67%) EMC
5 6 (16.67%) HP
5 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 5 (13.89%) Dell
6 5 (13.89%) NetApp
6 5 (13.89%) JBoss
7 2 (5.56%) Serena
8 1 (2.78%) Splunk
8 1 (2.78%) Egenera
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco
8 1 (2.78%) Citrix
8 1 (2.78%) CA
8 1 (2.78%) Veritas
8 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.78%) SAP