The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Linux over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
London / City of London
Rank 155 - 188
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% - 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £380 - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 - £50.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
648 654 1133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.17% 21.35% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 484 851
Median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 45
Median hourly rate £20.23 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.12% +29.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.85 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.50 £30.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Oracle Linux
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Oracle Linux as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Oracle Linux Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Oracle Linux across the City of London region.

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) ITIL
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
5 2 (33.33%) Firewall
5 2 (33.33%) Perl
5 2 (33.33%) Python
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) EMC
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (33.33%) High Availability
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (33.33%) Ansible
5 2 (33.33%) Korn
5 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
6 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) DNS
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Solaris
4 3 (50.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Information Security
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) ITSM
3 1 (16.67%) Server Building
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Korn
2 2 (33.33%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Data Guard
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) EMC
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas
5 1 (16.67%) WorldPay