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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 560 546 519
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -27
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 40 53 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.098% 0.098%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.32% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 33
Average daily rate
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£525 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £535
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £338 £375
% change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £21.30 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.88% -
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
12405 12439 10960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.11% 23.10% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7253 7102 5970
Average daily rate £363 £350 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 966 1029 998
Average hourly rate £16.83 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.16% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.47 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -7.40%

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 30 June 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 16 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 30 June 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 -24 37 £550 +57.14% 16
London -4 26 £550 +10.55% 3
City of London +2 5 £525 +5.00% 2
Hampshire -19 5 £430 +34.37%
South East -46 5 £430 +33.33% 2
Southampton -8 3 £430 +37.60%
Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
Somerset - 2 - - 1
South West - 2 - - 10
Scotland +2 1 - - 1
Edinburgh -4 1 - -
Hull - 1 £425 -
Andover - 1 - -
East Yorkshire - 1 £425 -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 - -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 77 (100.00%) Oracle
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (44.16%) Windows
3 31 (40.26%) UNIX
4 30 (38.96%) Middleware
5 29 (37.66%) Solaris
6 25 (32.47%) VMware
7 22 (28.57%) Firewall
8 21 (27.27%) Cisco
9 19 (24.68%) SQL
9 19 (24.68%) SAN
9 19 (24.68%) Red Hat
9 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
10 18 (23.38%) Puppet
10 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
11 17 (22.08%) Finance
12 16 (20.78%) CheckPoint
12 16 (20.78%) CA
12 16 (20.78%) LAN
12 16 (20.78%) WAN
12 16 (20.78%) BladeLogic
12 16 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
13 15 (19.48%) Shell Script
14 14 (18.18%) Symantec
14 14 (18.18%) Nokia
14 14 (18.18%) Control-M
14 14 (18.18%) Wireless
14 14 (18.18%) Nortel

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 12 (15.58%) WebLogic
2 5 (6.49%) Apache
3 4 (5.19%) Tomcat
4 3 (3.90%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (3.90%) JBoss
5 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (2.60%) IIS
6 1 (1.30%) FileNet
6 1 (1.30%) Apache TomEE
6 1 (1.30%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.57%) Firewall
2 19 (24.68%) SAN
3 16 (20.78%) LAN
3 16 (20.78%) WAN
3 16 (20.78%) Cisco Nexus
4 14 (18.18%) VoIP
4 14 (18.18%) Wireless
4 14 (18.18%) BIG-IP
5 8 (10.39%) NAS
6 5 (6.49%) NetScaler
6 5 (6.49%) Network Security
6 5 (6.49%) InfiniBand
6 5 (6.49%) FTP
6 5 (6.49%) VPN
6 5 (6.49%) DNS
7 3 (3.90%) SSL
7 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
7 3 (3.90%) DHCP
7 3 (3.90%) LDAP
7 3 (3.90%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.88%) Oracle Database
2 9 (11.69%) Oracle Exadata
3 7 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (9.09%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (9.09%) MySQL
4 6 (7.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (6.49%) Oracle Database 10g
6 4 (5.19%) SQL Server
6 4 (5.19%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (3.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.60%) DB2
8 2 (2.60%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.30%) Star Schema
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 11 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 3 (3.90%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.60%) Hudson
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.30%) Toad
General
1 17 (22.08%) Finance
2 6 (7.79%) Banking
3 2 (2.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Front Office
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (36.36%) Architect
2 23 (29.87%) Infrastructure Architect
3 10 (12.99%) Administrator
3 10 (12.99%) Network Architect
4 9 (11.69%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (9.09%) Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) UNIX Administrator
8 3 (3.90%) DBA
8 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle Developer
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Architect
9 2 (2.60%) Consultant
9 2 (2.60%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) UNIX Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.96%) Middleware
2 4 (5.19%) Web Services
2 4 (5.19%) HTML
2 4 (5.19%) CSS
2 4 (5.19%) jQuery
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (3.90%) Ajax
4 2 (2.60%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.30%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.30%) Java EE
5 1 (1.30%) HTML5
5 1 (1.30%) CSS3
5 1 (1.30%) SOAP
5 1 (1.30%) J2EE
5 1 (1.30%) XML
5 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.30%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Data Centre
2 12 (15.58%) Clustering
3 11 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.49%) FlexPod
5 3 (3.90%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.90%) Replication
6 2 (2.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.30%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 77 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (44.16%) Windows
3 31 (40.26%) UNIX
4 29 (37.66%) Solaris
5 13 (16.88%) SUSE
5 13 (16.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (15.58%) AIX
7 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (11.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (7.79%) CentOS
11 3 (3.90%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
11 3 (3.90%) Windows 2000
12 2 (2.60%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (1.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.68%) Continuous Integration
2 13 (16.88%) Configuration Management
3 11 (14.29%) ITIL
4 10 (12.99%) Service Management
4 10 (12.99%) SOA
4 10 (12.99%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (12.99%) Network Architecture
5 7 (9.09%) Migration
5 7 (9.09%) ITSM
5 7 (9.09%) OO
6 6 (7.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.79%) Scrum
6 6 (7.79%) Network Design
7 5 (6.49%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.19%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (5.19%) Algorithmic Trading
8 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.19%) Low Latency
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (3.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 19 (24.68%) SQL
2 15 (19.48%) Shell Script
3 11 (14.29%) Perl
4 10 (12.99%) Bash Shell
5 9 (11.69%) Ruby
6 8 (10.39%) Java
7 6 (7.79%) PL/SQL
8 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.90%) PHP
9 3 (3.90%) Python
10 2 (2.60%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (16.88%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.99%) Degree
3 4 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.60%) SLA
1 2 (2.60%) QA
System Software
1 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (19.48%) Active Directory
3 14 (18.18%) vSphere
4 13 (16.88%) ProxySG
5 7 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 6 (7.79%) VMware ESX
7 5 (6.49%) XenApp
8 4 (5.19%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (3.90%) Squid
10 2 (2.60%) XenDesktop
10 2 (2.60%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (1.30%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (23.38%) Puppet
2 16 (20.78%) BladeLogic
3 14 (18.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (18.18%) Control-M
4 9 (11.69%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (9.09%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 7 (9.09%) Vagrant
6 4 (5.19%) SCOM
7 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 3 (3.90%) Nagios
7 3 (3.90%) Hyperic
7 3 (3.90%) Rsyslog
8 2 (2.60%) CA Spectrum
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.30%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 77 (100.00%) Oracle
2 25 (32.47%) VMware
3 21 (27.27%) Cisco
4 19 (24.68%) Red Hat
5 16 (20.78%) CheckPoint
5 16 (20.78%) CA
6 14 (18.18%) Nortel
6 14 (18.18%) Symantec
6 14 (18.18%) Nokia
6 14 (18.18%) Blue Coat
6 14 (18.18%) Avaya
7 12 (15.58%) Microsoft
7 12 (15.58%) EMC
8 9 (11.69%) HP
9 7 (9.09%) Veritas
10 5 (6.49%) Citrix
10 5 (6.49%) NetApp
10 5 (6.49%) IBM
11 4 (5.19%) Splunk
12 3 (3.90%) ForgeRock
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