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 28 February 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
London / City of London
Rank 152 147 186
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +39
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 1 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.13% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.15% 0.59% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £313 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -39.02%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £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
649 681 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.96% 21.58% 22.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 514 869
Median daily rate £450 £438 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £602 £575 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £368 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.66% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 34
Median hourly rate £14.00 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £113.70 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.73
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +8.10%

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 28 February 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Ansible
2 2 (66.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SUSE
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Information Security
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
3 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) ITSM

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