The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Linux over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 151 117 117
Rank change year-on-year
-34 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 2 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.061% 0.042% 0.37%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 0.19% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 9
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£274 - £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 - £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £343 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £406 £418
% change year-on-year
-13.84% -2.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
768 539 649
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.29% 22.89% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 245 313
Average daily rate £365 £275 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.72% -18.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £125 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 98 87
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.63 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £31.90 £42.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%

Oracle Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Linux across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Oracle Linux
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Wiltshire -14 1 £360 - 2
Bristol - - - -
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
2 1 (50.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (50.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle OWB
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle8/8i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Ajax
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Workflow
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Data Guard
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft