The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Southampton 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 8 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.27% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 9.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 0
Average daily rate
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£316 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
84 99 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.86% 31.83% 22.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 56 27
Average daily rate £325 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £125 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.88 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.88% -41.92%
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 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 24 July 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) WebLogic
2 11 (68.75%) Puppet
3 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
3 10 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (62.50%) Scrum
4 9 (56.25%) Middleware
4 9 (56.25%) DevOps
5 7 (43.75%) Vagrant
5 7 (43.75%) MySQL
5 7 (43.75%) SOA
6 5 (31.25%) YUM
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (18.75%) User Stories
8 3 (18.75%) vSphere
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) BPEL
8 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
8 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
8 3 (18.75%) Red Hat

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 11 (68.75%) WebLogic
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (43.75%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (6.25%) Maven
4 1 (6.25%) Subversion
4 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Linux Support
3 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Linux Support Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Leader
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) PostGIS
3 1 (6.25%) Spring
3 1 (6.25%) EJB 3.0
3 1 (6.25%) Java EE
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) EJB
3 1 (6.25%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Digital Media
2 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.25%) CentOS
3 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Scrum
2 9 (56.25%) DevOps
3 7 (43.75%) SOA
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (18.75%) User Stories
5 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
5 3 (18.75%) BPEL
5 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
5 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
6 2 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (6.25%) Migration
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) RHCT
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (18.75%) vSphere
4 2 (12.50%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 11 (68.75%) Puppet
2 7 (43.75%) Vagrant
3 5 (31.25%) YUM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat
4 1 (6.25%) SAP