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 18 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 534 512 536
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 53 32 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.094% 0.067% 0.086%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 0.32% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 18 15
Average daily rate £425 £375 £405
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £375 £328
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £503 £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
12312 10060 12139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.87% 21.08% 20.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 6850 5374 6201
Average daily rate £350 £350 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1083 989 1179
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -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 £38.50
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 18 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 18 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 -66 53 £425 +13.33% 13
London -9 27 £438 -30.00% 6
South East +5 21 £326 - 5
Hampshire +21 17 £313 - 1
City of London -8 12 £438 +25.00% 2
Berkshire -6 4 £425 - 4
Cambridgeshire - 3 £488 - 2
Cambridge - 3 £488 - 2
East of England - 3 £488 - 2
Bracknell 0 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -29 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Hammersmith - 2 £236 -
Farnborough - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Canary Wharf - - - -
East Yorkshire - - - -
Aberdeen - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Glasgow - - - -
Goole - - - -
Gosport - - - -
Guildford - - - -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 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%) Red Hat
3 28 (33.33%) VMware
3 28 (33.33%) SQL
4 27 (32.14%) WebLogic
5 26 (30.95%) Finance
5 26 (30.95%) Oracle Database
6 25 (29.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (28.57%) Windows
7 24 (28.57%) SOA
8 21 (25.00%) Java
8 21 (25.00%) Shell Script
9 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
10 19 (22.62%) Middleware
11 18 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (19.05%) Perl
13 15 (17.86%) Solaris
13 15 (17.86%) Oracle Database 10g
14 14 (16.67%) HP
14 14 (16.67%) VMware ESX
14 14 (16.67%) J2EE
14 14 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
14 14 (16.67%) Multithreading
15 13 (15.48%) Sun
16 12 (14.29%) IBM
16 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
16 12 (14.29%) OO

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 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 27 (32.14%) WebLogic
2 12 (14.29%) Tomcat
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle Application Server
3 10 (11.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 8 (9.52%) Apache
5 5 (5.95%) MS Exchange
6 4 (4.76%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Service Bus
7 2 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
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 2 (2.38%) SaaS
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.14%) SAN
2 3 (3.57%) Internet
2 3 (3.57%) DNS
2 3 (3.57%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) LDAP
3 2 (2.38%) NAS
3 2 (2.38%) Kerberos
3 2 (2.38%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.19%) VPN
4 1 (1.19%) SSL
4 1 (1.19%) HTTP
4 1 (1.19%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.95%) Oracle Database
2 18 (21.43%) 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%) SQLPlus
6 7 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (7.14%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (7.14%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (7.14%) DB2
7 6 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 5 (5.95%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
9 3 (3.57%) Essbase
10 2 (2.38%) MySQL
10 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
11 1 (1.19%) VLDB
11 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%) Selenium
5 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.38%) Toad
5 2 (2.38%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.19%) JMeter
6 1 (1.19%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) RSpec
6 1 (1.19%) Mockito
6 1 (1.19%) FitNesse
General
1 26 (30.95%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.95%) Legal
3 5 (5.95%) Banking
4 3 (3.57%) Advertising
4 3 (3.57%) Military
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (17.86%) Architect
2 12 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (8.33%) Developer
3 7 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (8.33%) Java Architect
4 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (7.14%) DBA
4 6 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.14%) Administrator
5 5 (5.95%) Development Manager
5 5 (5.95%) Analyst
5 5 (5.95%) Oracle DBA
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%) Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) Java/J2EE Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.62%) Middleware
2 14 (16.67%) J2EE
3 12 (14.29%) Oracle Fusion
4 8 (9.52%) J2SE
5 7 (8.33%) Web Services
6 5 (5.95%) HTML
6 5 (5.95%) CSS
6 5 (5.95%) CGI
6 5 (5.95%) Ajax
6 5 (5.95%) jQuery
7 4 (4.76%) WebCenter
7 4 (4.76%) Spring
7 4 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
8 2 (2.38%) EJB 3.0
8 2 (2.38%) Java EE
8 2 (2.38%) .NET
8 2 (2.38%) EJB
8 2 (2.38%) PostGIS
9 1 (1.19%) Hibernate
9 1 (1.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.71%) Clustering
2 5 (5.95%) Open Source
3 4 (4.76%) EqualLogic
4 2 (2.38%) HACMP
4 2 (2.38%) Replication
4 2 (2.38%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.19%) Derivative
5 1 (1.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (100.00%) Linux
2 29 (34.52%) UNIX
3 25 (29.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (28.57%) Windows
5 15 (17.86%) Solaris
6 9 (10.71%) AIX
6 9 (10.71%) CentOS
7 7 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (5.95%) SUSE
8 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (5.95%) Fedora
9 3 (3.57%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.38%) HPUX
11 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (28.57%) SOA
2 20 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 12 (14.29%) OO
4 12 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 10 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (11.90%) Scrum
6 9 (10.71%) ITIL
7 8 (9.52%) BPEL
7 8 (9.52%) UML
7 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
8 7 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.33%) Load Balancing
8 7 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 7 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 6 (7.14%) Change Management
9 6 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (5.95%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.95%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 28 (33.33%) SQL
2 21 (25.00%) Java
2 21 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 16 (19.05%) Perl
4 10 (11.90%) Bash Shell
4 10 (11.90%) PL/SQL
5 8 (9.52%) AWK
6 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.95%) sed
7 5 (5.95%) Python
7 5 (5.95%) Ruby
8 4 (4.76%) C
9 3 (3.57%) Korn
10 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.38%) RHCT
4 2 (2.38%) OCP
4 2 (2.38%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (1.19%) RHCE
5 1 (1.19%) ISEB
5 1 (1.19%) HND
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.38%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 19 (22.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.67%) VMware ESX
2 14 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
3 8 (9.52%) Xen
4 7 (8.33%) XenServer
5 6 (7.14%) Active Directory
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%) vSphere
7 3 (3.57%) OCFS2
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%) Tivoli
3 3 (3.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (3.57%) Data Guard
4 1 (1.19%) HAProxy
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%) Red Hat
3 28 (33.33%) VMware
4 14 (16.67%) HP
5 13 (15.48%) Sun
6 12 (14.29%) IBM
7 9 (10.71%) Sybase
7 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
8 6 (7.14%) Dell
9 5 (5.95%) Citrix
9 5 (5.95%) Atlassian
10 3 (3.57%) EMC
10 3 (3.57%) Hyperion
10 3 (3.57%) JBoss
10 3 (3.57%) Serena
11 2 (2.38%) NetApp
12 1 (1.19%) Veritas
12 1 (1.19%) Informatica
12 1 (1.19%) SAP
12 1 (1.19%) Fujitsu
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