The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 569 542 502
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -40
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 38 40 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.076% 0.100%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.34% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 17 29
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£425 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £395 £344 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.90% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.30 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11976 11833 10146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 22.48% 21.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 6932 6723 5446
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £194
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1000 1049 986
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £38.50
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

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 22 May 2015.

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 18 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 22 May 2015. 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 -31 35 £430 +22.85% 12
London -1 21 £525 +31.25% 4
Hampshire -9 8 £380 +22.58%
South East -27 8 £380 +22.08% 2
Southampton -5 6 £390 +25.80%
Yorkshire - 4 £400 - 1
City of London +10 3 £525 -
South West - 2 £425 - 5
Scotland - 2 £375 - 1
Docklands, London -2 1 £550 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £425 - 1
Stirling - 1 £425 -
Glasgow - 1 £325 - 1
Hull - 1 £425 - 1
Leeds - 1 £350 -
Somerset - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Wiltshire - 1 £425 - 4

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 76 (100.00%) Oracle
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (38.16%) Red Hat
3 27 (35.53%) Windows
4 26 (34.21%) UNIX
5 25 (32.89%) Puppet
6 24 (31.58%) VMware
6 24 (31.58%) Solaris
7 23 (30.26%) SQL
7 23 (30.26%) Middleware
8 21 (27.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 19 (25.00%) WebLogic
9 19 (25.00%) AIX
10 18 (23.68%) Configuration Management
10 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (22.37%) vSphere
11 17 (22.37%) Shell Script
11 17 (22.37%) ITIL
11 17 (22.37%) EMC
12 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
12 16 (21.05%) Firewall
12 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
13 15 (19.74%) Clustering
13 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
13 15 (19.74%) Cisco
13 15 (19.74%) SOA
14 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
14 13 (17.11%) HP
14 13 (17.11%) Java

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 19 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 8 (10.53%) Apache
3 7 (9.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (7.89%) JBoss
5 4 (5.26%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.26%) Tomcat
6 3 (3.95%) IIS
7 1 (1.32%) FileNet
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.32%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (21.05%) Firewall
2 13 (17.11%) SAN
3 12 (15.79%) DNS
4 9 (11.84%) LAN
4 9 (11.84%) WAN
4 9 (11.84%) LDAP
4 9 (11.84%) Cisco Nexus
5 7 (9.21%) Wireless
5 7 (9.21%) VoIP
5 7 (9.21%) BIG-IP
6 6 (7.89%) Kerberos
6 6 (7.89%) TCP/IP
7 5 (6.58%) VPN
7 5 (6.58%) FTP
7 5 (6.58%) Network Security
8 4 (5.26%) NetScaler
8 4 (5.26%) DHCP
9 3 (3.95%) X.509
9 3 (3.95%) SSL
9 3 (3.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) Oracle Database
2 8 (10.53%) MySQL
3 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (5.26%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.95%) SQLPlus
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.63%) DB2
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.32%) OLTP
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.32%) Star Schema
7 1 (1.32%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.32%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 15 (19.74%) Jenkins
2 5 (6.58%) Subversion
3 2 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.32%) Toad
4 1 (1.32%) Hudson
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (1.32%) Maven
General
1 13 (17.11%) Finance
2 6 (7.89%) Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.63%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.32%) Front Office
4 1 (1.32%) Back Office
4 1 (1.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (23.68%) Architect
2 15 (19.74%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Administrator
5 7 (9.21%) Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.58%) Network Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.26%) Network Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (3.95%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) UNIX Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.63%) UNIX Administrator
9 2 (2.63%) UNIX Consultant
9 2 (2.63%) Database Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (30.26%) Middleware
2 8 (10.53%) Web Services
3 3 (3.95%) WebSphere MQ
4 2 (2.63%) jQuery
4 2 (2.63%) RESTful
4 2 (2.63%) Regular Expression
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.63%) CSS
4 2 (2.63%) SOAP
5 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.32%) J2EE
5 1 (1.32%) XML
5 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.32%) CSS3
5 1 (1.32%) HTML5
5 1 (1.32%) Java EE
5 1 (1.32%) Ajax
5 1 (1.32%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (19.74%) Clustering
2 12 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.58%) FlexPod
5 3 (3.95%) Replication
5 3 (3.95%) HACMP
5 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.95%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.95%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.95%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.63%) Open Source
7 1 (1.32%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 76 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (35.53%) Windows
3 26 (34.21%) UNIX
4 24 (31.58%) Solaris
5 21 (27.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (25.00%) AIX
7 13 (17.11%) SUSE
8 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (13.16%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 7 (9.21%) CentOS
10 3 (3.95%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.95%) HPUX
10 3 (3.95%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (3.95%) Ubuntu
11 2 (2.63%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (1.32%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.68%) Configuration Management
2 17 (22.37%) ITIL
3 16 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (19.74%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (19.74%) SOA
5 12 (15.79%) Service Management
6 9 (11.84%) ITSM
7 8 (10.53%) Scrum
8 7 (9.21%) OO
9 6 (7.89%) BPEL
9 6 (7.89%) Algorithmic Trading
9 6 (7.89%) Low Latency
10 5 (6.58%) Test Automation
10 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (5.26%) Network Architecture
11 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
11 4 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (30.26%) SQL
2 17 (22.37%) Shell Script
3 13 (17.11%) Java
4 12 (15.79%) Perl
5 11 (14.47%) Ruby
6 10 (13.16%) Bash Shell
7 6 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.95%) PHP
8 3 (3.95%) Python
9 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (13.16%) Degree
2 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.95%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 18 (23.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (22.37%) vSphere
3 16 (21.05%) Active Directory
4 12 (15.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (9.21%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (7.89%) ProxySG
7 5 (6.58%) XenApp
8 3 (3.95%) OCFS2
8 3 (3.95%) Sendmail
8 3 (3.95%) Squid
9 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.63%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (1.32%) Firmware
10 1 (1.32%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 25 (32.89%) Puppet
2 12 (15.79%) Vagrant
3 11 (14.47%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (11.84%) BladeLogic
4 9 (11.84%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 7 (9.21%) Control-M
5 7 (9.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (5.26%) SCOM
7 3 (3.95%) Nagios
7 3 (3.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (3.95%) Rsyslog
7 3 (3.95%) Hyperic
7 3 (3.95%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 76 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (38.16%) Red Hat
3 24 (31.58%) VMware
4 17 (22.37%) EMC
5 15 (19.74%) Cisco
6 13 (17.11%) Microsoft
6 13 (17.11%) HP
7 12 (15.79%) Veritas
8 9 (11.84%) CA
8 9 (11.84%) CheckPoint
8 9 (11.84%) IBM
9 8 (10.53%) NetApp
10 7 (9.21%) Nokia
10 7 (9.21%) Nortel
10 7 (9.21%) Avaya
10 7 (9.21%) Symantec
10 7 (9.21%) Blue Coat
11 6 (7.89%) Citrix
12 4 (5.26%) Splunk
13 3 (3.95%) Sun
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