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 April 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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 541 504 535
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +31
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 55 47 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.097% 0.086%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.46% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 15
Average daily rate £400 £388 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £375 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12387 10290 12049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.03% 21.23% 19.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6904 5519 6165
Average daily rate £350 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
- -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1071 1004 1156
Average hourly rate £16.16 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -42 55 £400 +3.22% 8
London -2 29 £438 -30.00% 2
South East -12 21 £326 -27.50% 6
Hampshire 0 17 £313 -30.55% 2
City of London -2 12 £438 +25.00%
Berkshire +4 4 £425 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 3 £488 -
Cambridge - 3 £488 -
East of England - 3 £488 -
Yorkshire -31 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £236 -
Farnborough - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
North West - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Goole - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Havant - - - - 1
Cheshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Luton - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 84 (100.00%) Oracle
1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (34.52%) UNIX
2 29 (34.52%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) VMware
3 28 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 26 (30.95%) WebLogic
5 25 (29.76%) Windows
5 25 (29.76%) Finance
6 24 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 24 (28.57%) Oracle Database
7 23 (27.38%) SOA
8 21 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 20 (23.81%) Java
10 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (21.43%) Middleware
12 17 (20.24%) Oracle Database 11g
13 16 (19.05%) Perl
14 15 (17.86%) Solaris
14 15 (17.86%) Oracle Database 10g
15 14 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
15 14 (16.67%) VMware ESX
16 13 (15.48%) Multithreading
16 13 (15.48%) HP
16 13 (15.48%) J2EE
17 12 (14.29%) Sun
17 12 (14.29%) IBM
17 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
17 12 (14.29%) Puppet

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 26 (30.95%) WebLogic
2 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.90%) Apache
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
5 3 (3.57%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.38%) IIS
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (3.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.19%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.33%) SAN
2 4 (4.76%) DNS
2 4 (4.76%) Internet
3 3 (3.57%) Firewall
4 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.38%) VPN
4 2 (2.38%) LDAP
4 2 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.38%) Network Security
4 2 (2.38%) NAS
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (2.38%) VLAN
4 2 (2.38%) NetScaler
4 2 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (1.19%) Cisco ISE
5 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
5 1 (1.19%) BGP
5 1 (1.19%) HTTP
5 1 (1.19%) Kerberos
5 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 17 (20.24%) Oracle Database 11g
3 15 (17.86%) Oracle Database 10g
4 11 (13.10%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (9.52%) Oracle Exadata
6 7 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (8.33%) DB2
7 6 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (7.14%) SQLPlus
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (5.95%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (4.76%) SQL Server
10 3 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (3.57%) Essbase
11 2 (2.38%) MySQL
12 1 (1.19%) VLDB
12 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.95%) Hudson
3 5 (5.95%) Subversion
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.57%) Maven
5 2 (2.38%) Toad
5 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.38%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) Mockito
6 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.19%) RSpec
6 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.19%) JMeter
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Banking
2 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.76%) Legal
3 4 (4.76%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Military
4 3 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Architect
2 12 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (8.33%) Java Architect
3 7 (8.33%) Developer
3 7 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) DBA
4 6 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) Administrator
4 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (5.95%) Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Development Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) IT Support
6 4 (4.76%) IT Development Manager
6 4 (4.76%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) Middleware
2 13 (15.48%) J2EE
3 11 (13.10%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (9.52%) J2SE
5 7 (8.33%) Web Services
6 5 (5.95%) Ajax
6 5 (5.95%) jQuery
6 5 (5.95%) CGI
6 5 (5.95%) HTML
6 5 (5.95%) CSS
7 4 (4.76%) WebCenter
7 4 (4.76%) Spring
8 3 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (2.38%) .NET
9 2 (2.38%) EJB
9 2 (2.38%) EJB 3.0
9 2 (2.38%) Java EE
9 2 (2.38%) Regular Expression
9 2 (2.38%) PostGIS
10 1 (1.19%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Clustering
2 5 (5.95%) Open Source
3 4 (4.76%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.19%) Derivative
5 1 (1.19%) PKI
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) HACMP
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (34.52%) UNIX
3 25 (29.76%) Windows
4 24 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (17.86%) Solaris
6 10 (11.90%) AIX
7 9 (10.71%) CentOS
8 7 (8.33%) SUSE
9 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (5.95%) Fedora
10 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
12 2 (2.38%) HPUX
13 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) SOA
2 19 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.48%) Multithreading
4 11 (13.10%) Unit Testing
4 11 (13.10%) OO
5 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (11.90%) Scrum
6 9 (10.71%) Load Balancing
7 8 (9.52%) ITIL
7 8 (9.52%) UML
7 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
7 8 (9.52%) BPEL
8 7 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (7.14%) Change Management
9 6 (7.14%) Waterfall
10 5 (5.95%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (34.52%) SQL
2 21 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 20 (23.81%) Java
4 16 (19.05%) Perl
5 10 (11.90%) Bash Shell
6 9 (10.71%) PL/SQL
7 8 (9.52%) AWK
8 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 5 (5.95%) sed
9 5 (5.95%) Ruby
9 5 (5.95%) Python
10 4 (4.76%) C
11 3 (3.57%) Korn
12 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.38%) OCP
3 2 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.38%) RHCT
3 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.19%) RHCE
4 1 (1.19%) ISEB
4 1 (1.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 18 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 14 (16.67%) VMware ESX
3 8 (9.52%) Xen
4 7 (8.33%) XenServer
5 6 (7.14%) vSphere
5 6 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.95%) KVM
6 5 (5.95%) vCloud
6 5 (5.95%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (5.95%) Active Directory
7 2 (2.38%) OCFS2
7 2 (2.38%) RHEV
8 1 (1.19%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (1.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (1.19%) NFS
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) Puppet
2 6 (7.14%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.57%) Cobbler
3 3 (3.57%) Data Guard
3 3 (3.57%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.19%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
4 1 (1.19%) Oracle Statspack
4 1 (1.19%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 84 (100.00%) Oracle
2 29 (34.52%) VMware
3 28 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 13 (15.48%) HP
5 12 (14.29%) Sun
5 12 (14.29%) IBM
6 9 (10.71%) Sybase
7 8 (9.52%) Microsoft
8 7 (8.33%) Citrix
9 5 (5.95%) Atlassian
9 5 (5.95%) Dell
10 3 (3.57%) Serena
10 3 (3.57%) Hyperion
11 2 (2.38%) Cisco
11 2 (2.38%) JBoss
11 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.38%) EMC
12 1 (1.19%) Splunk
12 1 (1.19%) Actimize
12 1 (1.19%) Egenera
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