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 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 533 545 534
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -11
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 73 34 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.065% 0.099%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 0.29% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 19 26
Average daily rate
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£485 £375 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.33% -10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £327 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £400 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
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

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
12683 11893 12142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.42% 22.57% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 7227 6627 6193
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 £513 £525 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1084 1015 1198
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £36.00 £40.00
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 29 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 29 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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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 +23 71 £495 +32.00% 5
London +46 38 £500 +42.85% 1
City of London +27 15 £625 +78.57%
South East -9 15 £335 +56.35%
East of England - 15 £438 -
Cambridgeshire - 15 £438 -
Hampshire -6 14 £335 -
Cambridge - 13 £463 -
Southampton - 4 £328 -
Scotland - 2 £400 - 1
Stirling - 1 - -
West Drayton - - - -
Wigan - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - -
Surrey - - - -
West Lothian - - - -
Glasgow - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Ipswich - - - -
County Londonderry - - - -
Luton - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - - 2
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Oracle
1 116 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (50.86%) UNIX
3 55 (47.41%) WebLogic
4 54 (46.55%) SQL
5 43 (37.07%) Perl
5 43 (37.07%) VMware
6 35 (30.17%) Solaris
6 35 (30.17%) Finance
7 34 (29.31%) Red Hat
7 34 (29.31%) Java
7 34 (29.31%) IBM
7 34 (29.31%) Puppet
8 32 (27.59%) Sun
9 31 (26.72%) Windows
10 30 (25.86%) Middleware
11 29 (25.00%) Scrum
12 28 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (23.28%) Tomcat
14 26 (22.41%) DevOps
15 23 (19.83%) Oracle Database
15 23 (19.83%) SAN
15 23 (19.83%) Oracle RAC
16 22 (18.97%) SOA
16 22 (18.97%) J2EE
17 21 (18.10%) J2SE
17 21 (18.10%) UML
17 21 (18.10%) Firewall
17 21 (18.10%) Multithreading
17 21 (18.10%) Git (software)

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 55 (47.41%) WebLogic
2 27 (23.28%) Tomcat
3 20 (17.24%) Apache
4 17 (14.66%) WebSphere
5 11 (9.48%) IIS
6 7 (6.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (5.17%) MS Exchange
8 4 (3.45%) LiveLink
8 4 (3.45%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (1.72%) FileNet
9 2 (1.72%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.72%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.86%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 6 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.62%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (19.83%) SAN
2 21 (18.10%) Firewall
3 15 (12.93%) Ethernet
4 14 (12.07%) DNS
4 14 (12.07%) Internet
5 10 (8.62%) VLAN
5 10 (8.62%) Network Security
5 10 (8.62%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (8.62%) VPN
5 10 (8.62%) NetScaler
5 10 (8.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (7.76%) Cisco ISE
6 9 (7.76%) BGP
7 8 (6.90%) IPsec
7 8 (6.90%) LDAP
8 7 (6.03%) LAN
8 7 (6.03%) WAN
9 6 (5.17%) NAS
10 5 (4.31%) Kerberos
10 5 (4.31%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (19.83%) Oracle Database
2 20 (17.24%) Oracle Exadata
3 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
4 14 (12.07%) PostgreSQL
5 12 (10.34%) SQLPlus
6 10 (8.62%) MySQL
6 10 (8.62%) DB2
7 8 (6.90%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.90%) Oracle Database 10g
8 5 (4.31%) Oracle Reports
8 5 (4.31%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle BI EE
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 4 (3.45%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (2.59%) VLDB
11 1 (0.86%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 21 (18.10%) Git (software)
2 16 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 7 (6.03%) Subversion
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.72%) Maven
5 2 (1.72%) JIRA
5 2 (1.72%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.72%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.72%) Hudson
6 1 (0.86%) Toad
6 1 (0.86%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.86%) Cucumber
General
1 35 (30.17%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Front Office
3 6 (5.17%) Retail
4 5 (4.31%) Advertising
5 3 (2.59%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.59%) Banking
6 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.86%) Military
7 1 (0.86%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (25.00%) Architect
2 17 (14.66%) Developer
3 13 (11.21%) Java Developer
4 12 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (10.34%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Java Architect
5 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (6.90%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Principal Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Design Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) DBA
8 6 (5.17%) Technical Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Administrator
8 6 (5.17%) Linux Support
9 5 (4.31%) Linux Support Engineer
9 5 (4.31%) Java/J2EE Architect
9 5 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
10 4 (3.45%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.86%) Middleware
2 22 (18.97%) J2EE
3 21 (18.10%) J2SE
4 15 (12.93%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (9.48%) Spring
6 10 (8.62%) Regular Expression
7 9 (7.76%) Hibernate
7 9 (7.76%) XML
7 9 (7.76%) CGI
8 7 (6.03%) Web Services
8 7 (6.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 4 (3.45%) jQuery
9 4 (3.45%) CSS
9 4 (3.45%) HTML
9 4 (3.45%) .NET
9 4 (3.45%) Ajax
10 3 (2.59%) Oracle Streams
11 2 (1.72%) EJB 3.0
11 2 (1.72%) Java EE
11 2 (1.72%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.10%) Clustering
2 9 (7.76%) Fixed Income
2 9 (7.76%) Derivative
3 8 (6.90%) Credit Derivative
4 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.03%) Open Source
5 6 (5.17%) Firmware
6 5 (4.31%) HACMP
6 5 (4.31%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.45%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.45%) Replication
8 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.86%) iSeries
9 1 (0.86%) SCADA
9 1 (0.86%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.86%) PKI
9 1 (0.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 116 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (50.86%) UNIX
3 35 (30.17%) Solaris
4 31 (26.72%) Windows
5 19 (16.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (12.93%) AIX
7 10 (8.62%) SUSE
7 10 (8.62%) SELinux
8 6 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (1.72%) CentOS
10 1 (0.86%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.86%) Debian
10 1 (0.86%) VMS
10 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.00%) Scrum
2 26 (22.41%) DevOps
3 22 (18.97%) SOA
4 21 (18.10%) UML
4 21 (18.10%) Multithreading
5 20 (17.24%) Load Balancing
6 16 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (11.21%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.48%) Enterprise Architecture
9 10 (8.62%) Migration
9 10 (8.62%) ITIL
9 10 (8.62%) High Availability
10 9 (7.76%) OOA/OOD
10 9 (7.76%) OO
10 9 (7.76%) Configuration Management
10 9 (7.76%) Change Management
10 9 (7.76%) Service Management
11 7 (6.03%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (6.03%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (46.55%) SQL
2 43 (37.07%) Perl
3 34 (29.31%) Java
4 19 (16.38%) Bash Shell
5 18 (15.52%) Shell Script
6 11 (9.48%) Python
7 10 (8.62%) Ruby
8 9 (7.76%) PL/SQL
9 6 (5.17%) Korn
9 6 (5.17%) AWK
10 5 (4.31%) C
11 4 (3.45%) JavaScript
12 2 (1.72%) C#
13 1 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
2 7 (6.03%) Degree
3 5 (4.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.45%) OCP
4 4 (3.45%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.86%) RHCE
5 1 (0.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.86%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
2 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (19.83%) Oracle RAC
3 16 (13.79%) vSphere
4 15 (12.93%) VMware ESX
5 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
6 10 (8.62%) vCloud
7 9 (7.76%) FreeRADIUS
8 7 (6.03%) Xen
9 5 (4.31%) OCFS2
10 4 (3.45%) Oracle RMAN
11 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.86%) NFS
Systems Management
1 34 (29.31%) Puppet
2 12 (10.34%) Vagrant
3 8 (6.90%) YUM
4 7 (6.03%) Control-M
5 6 (5.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (5.17%) Tivoli
5 6 (5.17%) Cobbler
6 5 (4.31%) CA Spectrum
6 5 (4.31%) Data Guard
6 5 (4.31%) BladeLogic
7 4 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (3.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 3 (2.59%) Oracle Statspack
8 3 (2.59%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.86%) SCCM
9 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.86%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 116 (100.00%) Oracle
2 43 (37.07%) VMware
3 34 (29.31%) IBM
3 34 (29.31%) Red Hat
4 32 (27.59%) Sun
5 19 (16.38%) Atlassian
6 16 (13.79%) Cisco
7 11 (9.48%) Citrix
8 10 (8.62%) CheckPoint
8 10 (8.62%) Sybase
8 10 (8.62%) HP
8 10 (8.62%) Microsoft
8 10 (8.62%) CA
9 7 (6.03%) JBoss
9 7 (6.03%) EMC
10 6 (5.17%) Dell
11 5 (4.31%) NetApp
11 5 (4.31%) Splunk
11 5 (4.31%) Fujitsu
12 4 (3.45%) Open Text
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