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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 38 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 6 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.78% 2.43% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.83% 8.99% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 0
Average daily rate
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£390 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.80% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
103 89 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.56% 27.05% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 52 53
Average daily rate £375 £308 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.95% +16.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £180 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 7 15
Average hourly rate £18.00 £25.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.71% +1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £13.00 £11.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £125.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

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 22 May 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 12 (100.00%) Oracle
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 9 (75.00%) Puppet
3 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
5 6 (50.00%) SOA
5 6 (50.00%) Middleware
5 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (50.00%) Vagrant
6 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (41.67%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
6 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
6 5 (41.67%) Scrum
7 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (25.00%) vSphere
8 3 (25.00%) DevOps
8 3 (25.00%) Subversion
8 3 (25.00%) BPEL
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) Web Services
9 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 2 (16.67%) Python
9 2 (16.67%) Clustering
9 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (16.67%) Amazon Linux

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (8.33%) Apache TomEE
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (66.67%) Jenkins
2 3 (25.00%) Subversion
3 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
4 1 (8.33%) Maven
Job Titles
1 2 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
2 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Developer
2 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (8.33%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SOA
2 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
4 3 (25.00%) BPEL
5 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (8.33%) User Stories
6 1 (8.33%) Migration
6 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 5 (41.67%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (16.67%) Python
4 2 (16.67%) Ruby
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Puppet
2 6 (50.00%) Vagrant
3 2 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (58.33%) VMware