The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Linux over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
England / South West
Rank - 126 -
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 0 18 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - 0.60% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.97% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 15 0
Median daily rate - £370 -
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 South West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
473 606 688
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 18.33% 20.25% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 381 371
Median daily rate £300 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £113 £130 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £450 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £328
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 68 100
Median hourly rate £17.50 £27.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.36% +37.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £44.00 £36.24
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 South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 South West

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Oracle Linux Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Oracle Linux
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 South West region with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) NFS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Canon
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) NFS
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Canon
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) VMware