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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 594 546 568
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +22
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 36 70 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.12% 0.058%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.55% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 54 16
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£525 £498 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.52% +32.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £42.50 -

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
12482 12618 12040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.38% 22.32% 22.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 7418 7200 6733
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 960 1099 1021
Average hourly rate £16.66 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+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 3 September 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 21 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 3 September 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 -47 32 £538 +8.04% 3
London -30 16 £550 +10.00% 1
South East -14 12 £413 +23.13%
Hampshire -6 10 £413 +23.13%
City of London +4 6 £538 -14.00%
Scotland -5 4 £450 -
Andover -5 3 £400 -5.88%
South West - 2 £350 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Stirling +10 1 £450 -
East Midlands -13 1 £325 -23.52%
North East - 1 £500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
South Ayrshire - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £500 -
Amersham - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £350 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £500 -
Ayr - 1 - -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 75 (100.00%) Oracle
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (53.33%) Middleware
3 34 (45.33%) UNIX
4 33 (44.00%) Oracle Database
5 32 (42.67%) Solaris
6 25 (33.33%) Firewall
7 24 (32.00%) SAN
7 24 (32.00%) Red Hat
7 24 (32.00%) Windows
7 24 (32.00%) Data Centre
8 23 (30.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 23 (30.67%) VMware
9 21 (28.00%) Perl
9 21 (28.00%) SQL
9 21 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
10 20 (26.67%) Finance
11 19 (25.33%) Shell Script
11 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database 11g
12 18 (24.00%) Oracle Fusion
12 18 (24.00%) WebLogic
13 17 (22.67%) PL/SQL
13 17 (22.67%) Cisco
14 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database 10g
14 16 (21.33%) ITIL
14 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (21.33%) BladeLogic
15 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
15 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 18 (24.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (9.33%) Apache
3 5 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.67%) FileNet
6 1 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.33%) JBoss
6 1 (1.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (1.33%) Jetty
6 1 (1.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (9.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (1.33%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.33%) Firewall
2 24 (32.00%) SAN
3 14 (18.67%) Wireless
3 14 (18.67%) BIG-IP
3 14 (18.67%) LAN
3 14 (18.67%) VoIP
3 14 (18.67%) WAN
3 14 (18.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 12 (16.00%) NAS
5 5 (6.67%) InfiniBand
6 4 (5.33%) SSL
6 4 (5.33%) Internet
7 3 (4.00%) X.509
7 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (4.00%) VPN
7 3 (4.00%) DNS
7 3 (4.00%) Network Security
7 3 (4.00%) DHCP
7 3 (4.00%) FTP
7 3 (4.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (44.00%) Oracle Database
2 19 (25.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 16 (21.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 14 (18.67%) Oracle Exadata
4 14 (18.67%) Oracle Database 12c
5 13 (17.33%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 12 (16.00%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (10.67%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (10.67%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
8 5 (6.67%) SQL Server
8 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
9 4 (5.33%) RDBMS
10 3 (4.00%) MySQL
10 3 (4.00%) Oracle OWB
10 3 (4.00%) SAP HANA
11 1 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 15 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 14 (18.67%) Oracle APEX
3 9 (12.00%) TeamCity
3 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (8.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (2.67%) Hudson
6 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 20 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (9.33%) Military
3 5 (6.67%) Banking
4 2 (2.67%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Architect
2 22 (29.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 18 (24.00%) Developer
4 13 (17.33%) Oracle Developer
5 10 (13.33%) Network Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (9.33%) Administrator
7 6 (8.00%) DBA
7 6 (8.00%) Oracle DBA
7 6 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Database Architect
8 3 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (4.00%) Consultant
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Architect
9 2 (2.67%) Automation Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) FileNet Administrator
9 2 (2.67%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database Developer
9 2 (2.67%) Database Developer
9 2 (2.67%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (53.33%) Middleware
2 18 (24.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (17.33%) Ajax
3 13 (17.33%) HTML
3 13 (17.33%) CSS
3 13 (17.33%) jQuery
4 3 (4.00%) SAP Basis
4 3 (4.00%) SOAP
4 3 (4.00%) Web Services
5 1 (1.33%) XML
5 1 (1.33%) XSD
5 1 (1.33%) XSLT
5 1 (1.33%) WSDL
5 1 (1.33%) Struts
5 1 (1.33%) Java EE
5 1 (1.33%) JSON
5 1 (1.33%) Django
5 1 (1.33%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.33%) WebCenter
5 1 (1.33%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 24 (32.00%) Data Centre
2 11 (14.67%) Clustering
3 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (5.33%) Replication
6 3 (4.00%) FlexPod
6 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.67%) Performance Metrics
7 2 (2.67%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.33%) Derivative
8 1 (1.33%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 75 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (45.33%) UNIX
3 32 (42.67%) Solaris
4 24 (32.00%) Windows
5 23 (30.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (13.33%) SUSE
6 10 (13.33%) AIX
7 8 (10.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
2 16 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (21.33%) ITIL
3 15 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (17.33%) Configuration Management
5 10 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.33%) Network Architecture
6 8 (10.67%) System Testing
6 8 (10.67%) Service Management
7 7 (9.33%) Migration
8 6 (8.00%) ITSM
8 6 (8.00%) OO
8 6 (8.00%) Data Architecture
8 6 (8.00%) Scrum
8 6 (8.00%) TOGAF
8 6 (8.00%) Network Design
9 4 (5.33%) Web Development
9 4 (5.33%) Change Management
9 4 (5.33%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (5.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 21 (28.00%) Perl
1 21 (28.00%) SQL
2 19 (25.33%) Shell Script
3 17 (22.67%) PL/SQL
4 13 (17.33%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.67%) Ruby
6 3 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.00%) Python
6 3 (4.00%) PHP
6 3 (4.00%) C
6 3 (4.00%) Java
7 1 (1.33%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 15 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (17.33%) SC Cleared
2 13 (17.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.67%) QA
1 2 (2.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.33%) ProxySG
3 11 (14.67%) VMware ESX
4 10 (13.33%) Active Directory
5 6 (8.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (6.67%) Squid
6 5 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.33%) vSphere
8 3 (4.00%) XenApp
9 2 (2.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (21.33%) BladeLogic
2 15 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (18.67%) Control-M
4 12 (16.00%) Puppet
5 8 (10.67%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (8.00%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (4.00%) Rsyslog
7 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.67%) Data Guard
9 1 (1.33%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 75 (100.00%) Oracle
2 24 (32.00%) Red Hat
3 23 (30.67%) VMware
4 20 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 17 (22.67%) Cisco
6 14 (18.67%) CheckPoint
6 14 (18.67%) Symantec
6 14 (18.67%) Nokia
6 14 (18.67%) Nortel
6 14 (18.67%) Avaya
6 14 (18.67%) CA
6 14 (18.67%) Blue Coat
7 10 (13.33%) HP
8 9 (12.00%) EMC
9 6 (8.00%) IBM
9 6 (8.00%) Veritas
10 3 (4.00%) NetApp
10 3 (4.00%) Citrix
10 3 (4.00%) SAP
11 2 (2.67%) WorldPay
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