The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Linux over the 3 months to 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 43 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.59% 1.97% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.89% 8.64% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
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£430 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.60% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.59% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -
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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 Southampton region.

Operating Systems Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
106 81 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 31.09% 22.82% 30.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 61 56
Average daily rate £363 £330 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.84% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 15
Average hourly rate £18.75 £15.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £15.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £21.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

Oracle Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Oracle Linux Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 9 (100.00%) Oracle
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Middleware
3 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 6 (66.67%) Puppet
4 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
5 3 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) vSphere
5 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
5 3 (33.33%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) Ruby
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Clustering
6 2 (22.22%) Java
7 1 (11.11%) SQL
7 1 (11.11%) MySQL
7 1 (11.11%) Apache
7 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
7 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 1 (11.11%) UNIX
7 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 6 (66.67%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (11.11%) Apache TomEE
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Support
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Middleware
2 1 (11.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) SOA
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
3 2 (22.22%) Ruby
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Puppet
2 3 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (77.78%) VMware