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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 530 531 523
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 60 42 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.082% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.37% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 25 28
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£425 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £375 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £383 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +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
12323 11383 12054
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.55% 22.26% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 6995 6240 5965
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1039 1009 1231
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.50 £37.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%

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 1 August 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 1 August 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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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 +14 57 £425 +13.33% 5
London +23 26 £500 +42.85% 3
Hampshire 0 19 £325 -7.20% 2
South East -1 19 £325 +25.12% 2
Cambridgeshire - 10 £425 -
East of England - 10 £425 -
City of London +30 8 £625 +78.57%
Southampton - 8 £316 -
Cambridge - 8 £425 -
Scotland - 2 £400 - 2
West Midlands -13 1 £350 -
Stirling - 1 - -
West Drayton - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Berkshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Goole - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Reading - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 51 (48.57%) WebLogic
3 47 (44.76%) UNIX
4 44 (41.90%) VMware
5 42 (40.00%) SQL
6 39 (37.14%) Red Hat
7 35 (33.33%) Perl
8 32 (30.48%) Puppet
9 30 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 28 (26.67%) Finance
10 28 (26.67%) Middleware
11 27 (25.71%) Windows
11 27 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 26 (24.76%) Solaris
12 26 (24.76%) IBM
12 26 (24.76%) DevOps
13 25 (23.81%) Oracle Database
13 25 (23.81%) Sun
13 25 (23.81%) Scrum
14 24 (22.86%) Shell Script
15 23 (21.90%) Java
16 22 (20.95%) Oracle RAC
17 19 (18.10%) Tomcat
17 19 (18.10%) SOA
17 19 (18.10%) Bash Shell
18 18 (17.14%) Jenkins
18 18 (17.14%) VMware ESX
18 18 (17.14%) Clustering
19 17 (16.19%) SAN

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 51 (48.57%) WebLogic
2 19 (18.10%) Tomcat
3 15 (14.29%) WebSphere
4 12 (11.43%) Apache
5 7 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (4.76%) IIS
6 5 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
7 4 (3.81%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.90%) LiveLink
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.90%) FileNet
8 2 (1.90%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (1.90%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 5 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) Documaker
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.67%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.19%) SAN
2 13 (12.38%) Firewall
3 10 (9.52%) DNS
4 8 (7.62%) LDAP
5 7 (6.67%) Internet
5 7 (6.67%) Ethernet
6 5 (4.76%) Kerberos
6 5 (4.76%) TCP/IP
6 5 (4.76%) LAN
6 5 (4.76%) WAN
7 4 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (3.81%) Network Security
7 4 (3.81%) VLAN
7 4 (3.81%) VPN
7 4 (3.81%) NetScaler
7 4 (3.81%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (3.81%) NAS
8 3 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (2.86%) BGP
9 2 (1.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.81%) Oracle Database
2 16 (15.24%) Oracle Exadata
3 15 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (12.38%) SQLPlus
5 12 (11.43%) Oracle Database 10g
6 11 (10.48%) MySQL
7 9 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (8.57%) Oracle Database 11g
8 8 (7.62%) SQL Server
9 6 (5.71%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
10 5 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
10 5 (4.76%) Oracle OWB
11 4 (3.81%) DB2
12 3 (2.86%) VLDB
13 1 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
13 1 (0.95%) Oracle Discoverer
13 1 (0.95%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 18 (17.14%) Jenkins
2 16 (15.24%) Git (software)
3 8 (7.62%) Subversion
4 5 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.86%) Hudson
6 2 (1.90%) Maven
6 2 (1.90%) JIRA
6 2 (1.90%) Toad
6 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.90%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.90%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.95%) TeamCity
General
1 28 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.76%) Front Office
3 3 (2.86%) Banking
3 3 (2.86%) Advertising
4 2 (1.90%) Military
4 2 (1.90%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Retail
5 1 (0.95%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (20.95%) Architect
2 16 (15.24%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (11.43%) Developer
4 10 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 9 (8.57%) Java Architect
5 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (7.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Linux Support
6 8 (7.62%) Solutions Architect
7 7 (6.67%) DBA
7 7 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 6 (5.71%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.71%) Administrator
8 6 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.71%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Designer
9 5 (4.76%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
10 4 (3.81%) Design Engineer
10 4 (3.81%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.67%) Middleware
2 15 (14.29%) J2EE
3 14 (13.33%) J2SE
4 13 (12.38%) WebSphere MQ
5 8 (7.62%) CGI
6 7 (6.67%) Web Services
7 6 (5.71%) Spring
7 6 (5.71%) Oracle Fusion
8 5 (4.76%) HTML
8 5 (4.76%) CSS
8 5 (4.76%) Ajax
8 5 (4.76%) jQuery
9 4 (3.81%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.81%) XML
9 4 (3.81%) Regular Expression
10 3 (2.86%) Oracle Streams
11 2 (1.90%) EJB 3.0
11 2 (1.90%) Java EE
11 2 (1.90%) .NET
11 2 (1.90%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.14%) Clustering
2 6 (5.71%) Open Source
3 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.76%) HACMP
4 4 (3.81%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.81%) Replication
4 4 (3.81%) Derivative
4 4 (3.81%) EqualLogic
5 3 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.86%) Credit Derivative
6 2 (1.90%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.95%) Firmware
7 1 (0.95%) PKI
7 1 (0.95%) SCADA
7 1 (0.95%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 105 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (44.76%) UNIX
3 27 (25.71%) Windows
3 27 (25.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (24.76%) Solaris
5 9 (8.57%) AIX
6 7 (6.67%) SELinux
6 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (5.71%) SUSE
8 4 (3.81%) CentOS
9 2 (1.90%) Fedora
9 2 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.95%) HPUX
10 1 (0.95%) VMS
10 1 (0.95%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (24.76%) DevOps
2 25 (23.81%) Scrum
3 19 (18.10%) SOA
4 16 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (13.33%) UML
5 14 (13.33%) Multithreading
6 13 (12.38%) Load Balancing
6 13 (12.38%) ITIL
7 12 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 10 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (7.62%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (7.62%) OOA/OOD
9 8 (7.62%) OO
9 8 (7.62%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.67%) High Availability
10 7 (6.67%) Workflow
10 7 (6.67%) Migration
11 6 (5.71%) Performance Testing
11 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.00%) SQL
2 35 (33.33%) Perl
3 24 (22.86%) Shell Script
4 23 (21.90%) Java
5 19 (18.10%) Bash Shell
6 11 (10.48%) PL/SQL
7 10 (9.52%) Python
8 9 (8.57%) Ruby
9 8 (7.62%) AWK
10 6 (5.71%) Korn
10 6 (5.71%) C
11 5 (4.76%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.90%) sed
13 1 (0.95%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (12.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (5.71%) Degree
3 4 (3.81%) OCP
3 4 (3.81%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (1.90%) RHCT
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 9 (8.57%) vCloud
6 9 (8.57%) Xen
7 5 (4.76%) OCFS2
7 5 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (2.86%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (2.86%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (1.90%) RHEV
9 2 (1.90%) KVM
9 2 (1.90%) XenServer
10 1 (0.95%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.95%) NFS
Systems Management
1 32 (30.48%) Puppet
2 13 (12.38%) Vagrant
3 8 (7.62%) YUM
4 6 (5.71%) Tivoli
4 6 (5.71%) Cobbler
5 5 (4.76%) Control-M
5 5 (4.76%) Data Guard
6 4 (3.81%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (2.86%) BladeLogic
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Statspack
7 3 (2.86%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.90%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.90%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.95%) HP SIM
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.95%) SCCM
9 1 (0.95%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 105 (100.00%) Oracle
2 44 (41.90%) VMware
3 39 (37.14%) Red Hat
4 26 (24.76%) IBM
5 25 (23.81%) Sun
6 13 (12.38%) Atlassian
6 13 (12.38%) HP
7 9 (8.57%) Dell
7 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (8.57%) Sybase
8 8 (7.62%) Cisco
9 7 (6.67%) EMC
9 7 (6.67%) Citrix
9 7 (6.67%) JBoss
10 5 (4.76%) CA
10 5 (4.76%) NetApp
11 4 (3.81%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.86%) Fujitsu
12 3 (2.86%) Serena
13 2 (1.90%) Open Text
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