The first table below looks at the demand for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Linux over the 3 months to 23 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.

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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 530 528 533
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 50 41 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.080% 0.093%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.36% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 25 22
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£400 £375 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £375 £459
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - £39.00
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12217 11412 12130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.69% 22.38% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6922 6258 5967
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 1020 1257
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -4.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%

Oracle Linux
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Oracle Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Trend

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

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Oracle Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Oracle Linux
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Linux within the UK.

Oracle Linux Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 23 July 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
England -6 47 £400 +6.66% 12
London +14 21 £500 +42.85% 4
South East +1 20 £325 +25.12% 4
Hampshire -9 17 £325 -7.20% 3
Southampton - 8 £316 -
City of London +29 6 £563 +60.71% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £405 - 3
East of England - 5 £405 - 3
Berkshire +4 3 - - 1
Cambridge - 3 £438 - 3
Scotland - 2 £400 - 2
West Midlands -16 1 £350 -
Stirling - 1 - -
Surbiton - - - -
Watford - - - -
West Drayton - - - - 1
Wigan - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Goole - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
North West - - - -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 105 (100.00%) Oracle
1 105 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (42.86%) WebLogic
3 44 (41.90%) VMware
4 41 (39.05%) Red Hat
5 39 (37.14%) SQL
5 39 (37.14%) UNIX
6 31 (29.52%) Windows
6 31 (29.52%) Puppet
7 30 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 29 (27.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 28 (26.67%) Perl
9 28 (26.67%) Middleware
10 26 (24.76%) DevOps
11 25 (23.81%) Oracle Database
11 25 (23.81%) Shell Script
11 25 (23.81%) Finance
11 25 (23.81%) IBM
12 24 (22.86%) SOA
13 22 (20.95%) Oracle RAC
14 21 (20.00%) Scrum
14 21 (20.00%) Jenkins
15 19 (18.10%) Bash Shell
15 19 (18.10%) Solaris
15 19 (18.10%) Sun
16 18 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
16 18 (17.14%) VMware ESX
17 16 (15.24%) Java
18 15 (14.29%) SAN
18 15 (14.29%) PostgreSQL

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 45 (42.86%) WebLogic
2 14 (13.33%) WebSphere
3 12 (11.43%) Apache
3 12 (11.43%) Tomcat
4 8 (7.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (5.71%) Oracle Application Server
6 5 (4.76%) IIS
7 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.90%) FileNet
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.95%) LiveLink
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (1.90%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.95%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.71%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (14.29%) SAN
2 11 (10.48%) Firewall
3 10 (9.52%) DNS
4 8 (7.62%) LDAP
5 5 (4.76%) Internet
5 5 (4.76%) Ethernet
5 5 (4.76%) Kerberos
5 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 4 (3.81%) VPN
6 4 (3.81%) VLAN
6 4 (3.81%) Network Security
6 4 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (3.81%) NetScaler
6 4 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
7 3 (2.86%) BGP
7 3 (2.86%) LAN
7 3 (2.86%) WAN
8 2 (1.90%) NAS
8 2 (1.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 15 (14.29%) Oracle Exadata
2 15 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 13 (12.38%) SQLPlus
5 11 (10.48%) MySQL
6 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
7 9 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
9 6 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (4.76%) Oracle Discoverer
10 5 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (3.81%) DB2
12 3 (2.86%) VLDB
12 3 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
13 2 (1.90%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 21 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 12 (11.43%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.67%) Subversion
4 6 (5.71%) Hudson
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.90%) Maven
6 2 (1.90%) JIRA
6 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.90%) Toad
6 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.95%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.95%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.95%) Selenium
7 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 25 (23.81%) Finance
2 6 (5.71%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Military
4 3 (2.86%) Retail
4 3 (2.86%) Front Office
5 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.95%) Advertising
6 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (18.10%) Architect
3 10 (9.52%) Support Engineer
4 9 (8.57%) Developer
4 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (7.62%) DBA
5 8 (7.62%) Linux Support
6 7 (6.67%) Java Architect
6 7 (6.67%) Administrator
7 6 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (5.71%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Designer
8 5 (4.76%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.81%) Software Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Java Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (3.81%) Oracle Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.67%) Middleware
2 12 (11.43%) WebSphere MQ
3 9 (8.57%) J2EE
4 8 (7.62%) Web Services
4 8 (7.62%) J2SE
5 6 (5.71%) CGI
6 5 (4.76%) HTML
6 5 (4.76%) CSS
6 5 (4.76%) Ajax
6 5 (4.76%) jQuery
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.81%) WebCenter
7 4 (3.81%) Regular Expression
7 4 (3.81%) Spring
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle Streams
9 2 (1.90%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (1.90%) PostGIS
9 2 (1.90%) Java EE
9 2 (1.90%) Hibernate
9 2 (1.90%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.33%) Clustering
2 5 (4.76%) HACMP
3 4 (3.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.81%) Replication
3 4 (3.81%) Open Source
3 4 (3.81%) EqualLogic
4 3 (2.86%) Derivative
4 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.90%) Fixed Income
5 2 (1.90%) Credit Derivative
6 1 (0.95%) PKI
6 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.95%) Firmware
6 1 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.95%) iSeries
6 1 (0.95%) SCADA
6 1 (0.95%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (37.14%) UNIX
3 31 (29.52%) Windows
4 29 (27.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (18.10%) Solaris
6 10 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (9.52%) AIX
7 7 (6.67%) SUSE
8 6 (5.71%) SELinux
9 5 (4.76%) CentOS
9 5 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (2.86%) Fedora
10 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.95%) Debian
11 1 (0.95%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) DevOps
2 24 (22.86%) SOA
3 21 (20.00%) Scrum
4 18 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.33%) ITIL
6 13 (12.38%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 10 (9.52%) Load Balancing
8 9 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (7.62%) UML
9 8 (7.62%) Multithreading
10 7 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
11 6 (5.71%) High Availability
11 6 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (5.71%) BPEL
12 5 (4.76%) Document Management
12 5 (4.76%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
12 5 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 39 (37.14%) SQL
2 28 (26.67%) Perl
3 25 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 19 (18.10%) Bash Shell
5 16 (15.24%) Java
6 12 (11.43%) PL/SQL
7 10 (9.52%) Python
8 9 (8.57%) AWK
8 9 (8.57%) Ruby
9 7 (6.67%) C
10 6 (5.71%) Korn
11 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
12 3 (2.86%) sed
13 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) Degree
3 4 (3.81%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) OCP
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.90%) RHCT
4 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.95%) RHCE
5 1 (0.95%) ISEB
5 1 (0.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.81%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (20.95%) Oracle RAC
3 18 (17.14%) VMware ESX
4 13 (12.38%) vSphere
5 12 (11.43%) Active Directory
6 10 (9.52%) Xen
7 9 (8.57%) vCloud
8 6 (5.71%) Oracle RMAN
9 5 (4.76%) OCFS2
10 4 (3.81%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (2.86%) FreeRADIUS
11 3 (2.86%) KVM
11 3 (2.86%) XenServer
12 2 (1.90%) RHEV
13 1 (0.95%) NFS
13 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 31 (29.52%) Puppet
2 13 (12.38%) Vagrant
3 8 (7.62%) YUM
4 6 (5.71%) Cobbler
4 6 (5.71%) Tivoli
5 5 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (4.76%) Data Guard
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Statspack
6 3 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
7 2 (1.90%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.90%) Control-M
7 2 (1.90%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.95%) SCCM
8 1 (0.95%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 105 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (41.90%) VMware
3 41 (39.05%) Red Hat
4 25 (23.81%) IBM
5 19 (18.10%) Sun
6 14 (13.33%) HP
7 12 (11.43%) Microsoft
8 9 (8.57%) Dell
9 8 (7.62%) Citrix
10 7 (6.67%) EMC
10 7 (6.67%) Sybase
10 7 (6.67%) Atlassian
11 6 (5.71%) JBoss
11 6 (5.71%) Cisco
12 5 (4.76%) NetApp
13 4 (3.81%) CA
13 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
14 3 (2.86%) Serena
15 2 (1.90%) Splunk
15 2 (1.90%) Fujitsu
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