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 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 244 223 206
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -17
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 6 20 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 0.89% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 10
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£400 £313 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -25.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £295 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £390 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2317 2241 1886
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.06% 24.96% 23.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1215 1097 912
Average daily rate £365 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 218 209 241
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 June 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 -6 6 £400 +28.51%
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 23 (100.00%) Oracle
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (65.22%) WebLogic
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
4 13 (56.52%) Puppet
4 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
5 11 (47.83%) Shell Script
5 11 (47.83%) SOA
6 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
6 10 (43.48%) Vagrant
6 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (39.13%) SQL
7 9 (39.13%) Middleware
8 8 (34.78%) vSphere
8 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 6 (26.09%) Java
10 6 (26.09%) Windows
10 6 (26.09%) Scrum
10 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (21.74%) CentOS
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
12 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
12 4 (17.39%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 15 (65.22%) WebLogic
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.35%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 4 (17.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) LDAP
1 1 (4.35%) Kerberos
1 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.35%) DNS
1 1 (4.35%) SAN
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) MySQL
1 4 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle OWB
4 1 (4.35%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 14 (60.87%) Jenkins
2 3 (13.04%) Subversion
3 2 (8.70%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Hudson
4 1 (4.35%) Maven
General
1 1 (4.35%) Back Office
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) Developer
1 5 (21.74%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Support
5 1 (4.35%) Database Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Technical Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) Middleware
2 4 (17.39%) Web Services
3 3 (13.04%) HTML
3 3 (13.04%) CSS
3 3 (13.04%) jQuery
4 2 (8.70%) Ajax
5 1 (4.35%) Java EE
5 1 (4.35%) RESTful
5 1 (4.35%) HTML5
5 1 (4.35%) CSS3
5 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
5 1 (4.35%) SOAP
5 1 (4.35%) J2EE
5 1 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.70%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 23 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) CentOS
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.04%) Ubuntu
4 3 (13.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 2000
5 2 (8.70%) Amazon Linux
6 1 (4.35%) AIX
6 1 (4.35%) Android
6 1 (4.35%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) SOA
2 8 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
5 4 (17.39%) BPEL
6 3 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 3 (13.04%) Migration
6 3 (13.04%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (13.04%) DevOps
7 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
7 2 (8.70%) Data Analysis
8 1 (4.35%) Document Management
8 1 (4.35%) ERP
8 1 (4.35%) ITIL
8 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) Shell Script
2 10 (43.48%) Bash Shell
3 9 (39.13%) SQL
4 6 (26.09%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 3 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 2 (8.70%) C
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Python
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (34.78%) vSphere
4 5 (21.74%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (8.70%) VMware ESX
6 1 (4.35%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 13 (56.52%) Puppet
2 10 (43.48%) Vagrant
3 3 (13.04%) Nagios
3 3 (13.04%) Hyperic
4 2 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 7 (30.43%) Red Hat
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.04%) SolarWinds
5 3 (13.04%) Splunk
6 2 (8.70%) Serena
7 1 (4.35%) IBM
7 1 (4.35%) Sun
7 1 (4.35%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) EMC
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp