The table below looks at the statistics for Oracle Linux skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Oracle Linux over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 557 616 598
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -18
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 67 30 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.054% 0.10%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 0.25% 0.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 20 36
Median daily rate £425 £360 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% -23.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £335 £350
% change year-on-year
+23.13% -4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £22.50 - £50.00
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 across the UK.

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
10531 11907 13134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 21.51% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 6587 7012 7780
Median daily rate £388 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 676 978 1140
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £10.57 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £41.59 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

Oracle Linux
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs 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 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 4 December 2016.

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 26 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle Linux within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +33 53 £425 +18.05% 5
London +20 26 £425 - 2
Scotland +24 12 £250 -
Manchester - 10 £365 - 1
North West - 10 £365 - 1
South East +19 9 £431 +43.75% 1
South Ayrshire - 9 £250 -
Ayr - 9 £250 -
Hampshire +25 7 £431 +4.54% 1
North East -26 3 - - 1
East of England - 3 £450 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 - - 1
East Ayrshire - 3 - -
Kilmarnock - 3 - -
Sunderland - 3 - - 1
Stockport - 3 £340 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 -
City of London -7 2 £415 +18.57% 1
Surrey - 2 £413 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £450 -
Wales - 2 £450 - 1
South Wales - 2 £450 - 1
South West +2 1 - -
Andover 0 1 £425 +13.33% 1
Leatherhead - 1 £450 -
Guildford - 1 £375 -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 131 (100.00%) Oracle
1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (56.49%) Unix
3 65 (49.62%) VMware
4 54 (41.22%) Red Hat
5 52 (39.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 48 (36.64%) Oracle Database
7 46 (35.11%) Shell Script
8 44 (33.59%) VMware Infrastructure
9 40 (30.53%) Bash Shell
9 40 (30.53%) Middleware
9 40 (30.53%) ITIL
10 39 (29.77%) AIX
11 38 (29.01%) IBM
11 38 (29.01%) Security Cleared
12 35 (26.72%) Perl
13 34 (25.95%) SC Cleared
14 33 (25.19%) SUSE
15 31 (23.66%) Firewall
16 30 (22.90%) SQL
17 29 (22.14%) Solaris
17 29 (22.14%) DNS
18 27 (20.61%) Load Balancing
18 27 (20.61%) Oracle Database 12c
19 26 (19.85%) vSphere
20 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
20 25 (19.08%) WebLogic
20 25 (19.08%) Windows
21 23 (17.56%) SSL
22 21 (16.03%) Oracle Database 11g

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills 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 25 (19.08%) WebLogic
2 8 (6.11%) WebSphere
3 7 (5.34%) Apache
3 7 (5.34%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.29%) JBoss
5 3 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.53%) IIS
6 2 (1.53%) Mule
6 2 (1.53%) Mule ESB
6 2 (1.53%) nginx
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle 10gAS
6 2 (1.53%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.76%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.76%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Documaker
2 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.53%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.76%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.76%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.11%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.29%) SaaS
4 1 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.76%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.76%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.76%) Heroku
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (23.66%) Firewall
2 29 (22.14%) DNS
3 23 (17.56%) SSL
4 19 (14.50%) SAN
5 8 (6.11%) LDAP
6 7 (5.34%) Internet
7 3 (2.29%) Wireless
8 2 (1.53%) DHCP
8 2 (1.53%) InfiniBand
8 2 (1.53%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (36.64%) Oracle Database
2 27 (20.61%) Oracle Database 12c
3 21 (16.03%) Oracle Database 11g
4 19 (14.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 16 (12.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 11 (8.40%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (8.40%) Oracle BI EE
7 8 (6.11%) MySQL
8 6 (4.58%) Hadoop
9 5 (3.82%) Big Data
10 4 (3.05%) SQL Server
11 3 (2.29%) DB2
11 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (1.53%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (1.53%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (1.53%) OLTP
12 2 (1.53%) Oracle Discoverer
12 2 (1.53%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (1.53%) Oracle OWB
12 2 (1.53%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 16 (12.21%) Oracle APEX
2 13 (9.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.92%) TeamCity
3 8 (6.11%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.58%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.05%) JIRA
6 3 (2.29%) Hudson
7 2 (1.53%) ProC
7 2 (1.53%) Toad
8 1 (0.76%) Subversion
8 1 (0.76%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.76%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (15.27%) Finance
2 14 (10.69%) Retail
3 8 (6.11%) Financial Institution
4 7 (5.34%) Military
5 2 (1.53%) Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Electronics
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.76%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 34 (25.95%) Administrator
2 28 (21.37%) Developer
3 20 (15.27%) Oracle Developer
4 18 (13.74%) Unix Engineer
5 17 (12.98%) DBA
5 17 (12.98%) Oracle DBA
5 17 (12.98%) Unix Administrator
6 16 (12.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 14 (10.69%) Linux Administrator
8 13 (9.92%) Systems Administrator
9 9 (6.87%) Solaris Administrator
9 9 (6.87%) Unix Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 6 (4.58%) Analyst
11 6 (4.58%) HPUX Engineer
11 6 (4.58%) Middleware Engineer
12 5 (3.82%) Consultant
12 5 (3.82%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
13 4 (3.05%) Middleware Developer
13 4 (3.05%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.53%) Middleware
2 18 (13.74%) HTML
3 17 (12.98%) CSS
3 17 (12.98%) jQuery
4 16 (12.21%) Ajax
5 14 (10.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 10 (7.63%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (3.05%) WebCenter
8 3 (2.29%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.29%) Java EE
8 3 (2.29%) Spring
8 3 (2.29%) Web Services
8 3 (2.29%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.53%) .NET
9 2 (1.53%) Apache Camel
9 2 (1.53%) Django
9 2 (1.53%) Kafka
9 2 (1.53%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.53%) SAML
9 2 (1.53%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.58%) DataPower
2 5 (3.82%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.82%) Clustering
2 5 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.82%) Performance Metrics
3 3 (2.29%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.29%) Hedge funds
3 3 (2.29%) Oracle Exalogic
3 3 (2.29%) Private Cloud
4 2 (1.53%) Data Structures
4 2 (1.53%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (1.53%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (1.53%) PKI
5 1 (0.76%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 131 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (56.49%) Unix
3 52 (39.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (29.77%) AIX
5 33 (25.19%) SUSE
6 29 (22.14%) Solaris
7 25 (19.08%) Windows
8 13 (9.92%) HPUX
9 9 (6.87%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (4.58%) Windows Server
10 6 (4.58%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (3.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (2.29%) Debian
14 2 (1.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (30.53%) ITIL
2 27 (20.61%) Load Balancing
3 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (13.74%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (12.21%) Configuration Management
6 14 (10.69%) High Availability
7 12 (9.16%) Change Management
7 12 (9.16%) Virtual Environments
8 11 (8.40%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (7.63%) Service Management
9 10 (7.63%) User Stories
10 9 (6.87%) Identity Management
11 8 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (6.11%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (5.34%) DevOps
12 7 (5.34%) ITIL V3
12 7 (5.34%) ITSM
13 6 (4.58%) Service Delivery
13 6 (4.58%) Service Design
13 6 (4.58%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (35.11%) Shell Script
2 40 (30.53%) Bash Shell
3 35 (26.72%) Perl
4 30 (22.90%) SQL
5 18 (13.74%) JavaScript
5 18 (13.74%) PL/SQL
6 15 (11.45%) Java
7 14 (10.69%) Korn
8 12 (9.16%) Python
9 4 (3.05%) PHP
10 3 (2.29%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.53%) C
11 2 (1.53%) Jython
12 1 (0.76%) C#
12 1 (0.76%) C++
12 1 (0.76%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 38 (29.01%) Security Cleared
2 34 (25.95%) SC Cleared
3 12 (9.16%) DV Cleared
4 5 (3.82%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.29%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.76%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 44 (33.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (19.85%) vSphere
3 15 (11.45%) Oracle RAC
4 13 (9.92%) Active Directory
4 13 (9.92%) NFS
4 13 (9.92%) Virtual Servers
5 12 (9.16%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (7.63%) Hyper-V
6 10 (7.63%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (2.29%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.29%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.53%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (1.53%) Oracle Clusterware
8 2 (1.53%) vCloud
8 2 (1.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.76%) Squid
Systems Management
1 19 (14.50%) Puppet
2 16 (12.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 15 (11.45%) Ansible
4 12 (9.16%) HP Data Protector
5 11 (8.40%) Red Hat Satellite
6 10 (7.63%) ZABBIX
7 9 (6.87%) Data Guard
8 4 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (2.29%) Cacti
9 3 (2.29%) Nagios
9 3 (2.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (1.53%) Failover Clustering
10 2 (1.53%) NetBackup
10 2 (1.53%) OpenView
10 2 (1.53%) Oracle ZFS
10 2 (1.53%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 2 (1.53%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.76%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 131 (100.00%) Oracle
2 65 (49.62%) VMware
3 54 (41.22%) Red Hat
4 38 (29.01%) IBM
5 18 (13.74%) Microsoft
6 16 (12.21%) HP
7 15 (11.45%) Sun
8 12 (9.16%) CommVault
8 12 (9.16%) NetApp
9 10 (7.63%) Software AG
9 10 (7.63%) webMethods
10 8 (6.11%) Canon
11 4 (3.05%) EMC
12 3 (2.29%) Brocade
12 3 (2.29%) Cisco
12 3 (2.29%) F5
12 3 (2.29%) Siebel
12 3 (2.29%) Terracotta
12 3 (2.29%) Veritas
13 2 (1.53%) MuleSoft
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