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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 573 555 506
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -49
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 39 39 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.073% 0.098%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 15 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £227 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £363 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.44% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
12316 11929 10077
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.06% 22.18% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7024 6709 5417
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.31% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1026 1046 984
Average hourly rate £16.20 £16.16 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.24% -7.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.78% -0.78%

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 6 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 17 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 6 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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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 -21 35 £390 +11.42% 16
London -6 19 £450 +28.57% 4
South East -15 13 £340 +15.74% 6
Hampshire -8 12 £340 +18.26%
Southampton -9 7 £345 +20.00%
City of London +16 3 £525 +176.31% 1
Scotland - 3 £400 -
South West - 2 £425 - 5
Glasgow - 2 £363 -
Hounslow - 1 £340 -
Leeds - 1 £350 -
Stirling - 1 £425 -
East Sussex - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £350 -
Wiltshire - 1 £425 - 4
Yorkshire - 1 £350 -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 79 (100.00%) Oracle
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 33 (41.77%) Red Hat
3 30 (37.97%) SQL
4 29 (36.71%) Windows
5 27 (34.18%) VMware
6 25 (31.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 25 (31.65%) Puppet
6 25 (31.65%) AIX
6 25 (31.65%) Solaris
7 24 (30.38%) UNIX
8 23 (29.11%) vSphere
9 21 (26.58%) Middleware
10 19 (24.05%) EMC
10 19 (24.05%) WebLogic
10 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
11 18 (22.78%) ITIL
11 18 (22.78%) Configuration Management
11 18 (22.78%) SUSE
12 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
13 16 (20.25%) HP
13 16 (20.25%) SOA
13 16 (20.25%) Cisco
14 15 (18.99%) IBM
14 15 (18.99%) Java
14 15 (18.99%) SAN
15 14 (17.72%) Veritas
15 14 (17.72%) Shell Script
15 14 (17.72%) Finance

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 (24.05%) WebLogic
2 9 (11.39%) Apache
3 8 (10.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (8.86%) IIS
5 6 (7.59%) JBoss
5 6 (7.59%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (1.27%) Apache TomEE
7 1 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.27%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.27%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.80%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (2.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (18.99%) SAN
2 14 (17.72%) Firewall
3 13 (16.46%) DNS
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (11.39%) LDAP
6 7 (8.86%) Kerberos
6 7 (8.86%) NetScaler
6 7 (8.86%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (7.59%) VLAN
7 6 (7.59%) Network Security
7 6 (7.59%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (7.59%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (7.59%) Ethernet
7 6 (7.59%) LAN
7 6 (7.59%) WAN
7 6 (7.59%) VPN
7 6 (7.59%) Internet
7 6 (7.59%) BGP
7 6 (7.59%) IPsec
8 5 (6.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.39%) SQL Server
3 8 (10.13%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.59%) DB2
5 5 (6.33%) MySQL
6 4 (5.06%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (5.06%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.80%) SQLPlus
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.53%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.53%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.27%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle OWB
9 1 (1.27%) OLTP
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.27%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (17.72%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) Maven
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.27%) Hudson
3 1 (1.27%) Toad
General
1 14 (17.72%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Banking
3 3 (3.80%) Front Office
4 2 (2.53%) Back Office
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (21.52%) Architect
2 12 (15.19%) Infrastructure Architect
3 9 (11.39%) Developer
3 9 (11.39%) Linux Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Administrator
4 7 (8.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Java Developer
6 5 (6.33%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (6.33%) UNIX Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Network Security Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Security Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.80%) Network Architect
9 2 (2.53%) Database Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Network Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.58%) Middleware
2 8 (10.13%) Web Services
3 6 (7.59%) Regular Expression
4 4 (5.06%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (3.80%) J2EE
6 2 (2.53%) CSS
6 2 (2.53%) SOAP
6 2 (2.53%) HTML
6 2 (2.53%) jQuery
6 2 (2.53%) RESTful
7 1 (1.27%) HTML5
7 1 (1.27%) CSS3
7 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.27%) XML
7 1 (1.27%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.27%) SAP Basis
7 1 (1.27%) Spring
7 1 (1.27%) Ajax
7 1 (1.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Management Information System
2 12 (15.19%) Clustering
3 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.33%) FlexPod
5 3 (3.80%) HACMP
5 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Cloud
6 2 (2.53%) Derivative
6 2 (2.53%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 79 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (36.71%) Windows
3 25 (31.65%) AIX
3 25 (31.65%) Solaris
3 25 (31.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (30.38%) UNIX
5 18 (22.78%) SUSE
6 11 (13.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (13.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (10.13%) CentOS
9 4 (5.06%) HPUX
10 3 (3.80%) Ubuntu
10 3 (3.80%) Windows 2000
10 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.27%) VMS
11 1 (1.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (22.78%) ITIL
2 18 (22.78%) Configuration Management
3 16 (20.25%) SOA
4 14 (17.72%) Service Management
5 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.92%) ITSM
7 8 (10.13%) Algorithmic Trading
7 8 (10.13%) Low Latency
8 7 (8.86%) OO
8 7 (8.86%) Scrum
8 7 (8.86%) BPEL
9 6 (7.59%) Change Management
9 6 (7.59%) Test Automation
9 6 (7.59%) Load Balancing
10 5 (6.33%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.06%) Technical Architecture
11 4 (5.06%) Migration
11 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 30 (37.97%) SQL
2 15 (18.99%) Java
3 14 (17.72%) Perl
3 14 (17.72%) Shell Script
4 11 (13.92%) Ruby
5 8 (10.13%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.53%) Python
7 2 (2.53%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (12.66%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 23 (29.11%) vSphere
2 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (20.25%) Active Directory
4 14 (17.72%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 8 (10.13%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (7.59%) FreeRADIUS
7 5 (6.33%) XenApp
8 4 (5.06%) Firmware
9 3 (3.80%) ProxySG
9 3 (3.80%) OCFS2
9 3 (3.80%) Sendmail
10 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
11 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.27%) VMware ESX
11 1 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (31.65%) Puppet
2 13 (16.46%) Vagrant
3 11 (13.92%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (13.92%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (7.59%) BladeLogic
4 6 (7.59%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (5.06%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (5.06%) Control-M
5 4 (5.06%) SCOM
6 3 (3.80%) Nagios
6 3 (3.80%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.80%) Hyperic
7 1 (1.27%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 79 (100.00%) Oracle
2 33 (41.77%) Red Hat
3 27 (34.18%) VMware
4 19 (24.05%) EMC
5 16 (20.25%) HP
5 16 (20.25%) Cisco
6 15 (18.99%) IBM
7 14 (17.72%) Veritas
8 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
9 10 (12.66%) Citrix
9 10 (12.66%) CA
9 10 (12.66%) CheckPoint
10 8 (10.13%) Splunk
10 8 (10.13%) NetApp
11 4 (5.06%) Nokia
11 4 (5.06%) Avaya
11 4 (5.06%) Nortel
11 4 (5.06%) Sun
11 4 (5.06%) Blue Coat
11 4 (5.06%) Symantec
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