The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 South West 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 - 114 124
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 0 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.047% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.24% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £350
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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
653 423 632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.44% 19.70% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 357 213 303
Average daily rate £325 £316 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.76% -5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £130 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 73 85
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -23.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £30.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
Oracle Linux
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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
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the South West