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 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
UK
Rank 549 583 573
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 38 47 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.094% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.44% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 36 14
Median daily rate £425 £373 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.09% -17.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £300 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £424 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £425
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -12.94%
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
9348 10677 11519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.84% 21.36% 22.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 5930 6400 6787
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 798 933
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 23 January 2017.

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 19 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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +13 29 £425 +14.09% 4
London +26 18 £425 -5.55% 1
Scotland - 6 £275 -
South Ayrshire - 5 £263 -
Ayr - 5 £263 -
North West +29 4 £438 +9.37%
Manchester +14 4 £438 +9.37%
South East +2 4 £380 -5.00% 1
Hampshire -4 2 £420 +0.59%
North East -14 2 - -
Andover - 2 £420 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £335 -
Sunderland - 2 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £335 -
City of London - 2 £380 - 1
West Midlands - 1 - -
Telford - 1 - -
Shropshire - 1 - -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 121 (100.00%) Oracle
1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (57.02%) Unix
3 65 (53.72%) VMware
4 51 (42.15%) Bash Shell
5 48 (39.67%) AIX
5 48 (39.67%) IBM
5 48 (39.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 47 (38.84%) Red Hat
7 45 (37.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (36.36%) Oracle Database
9 43 (35.54%) Shell Script
10 42 (34.71%) ITIL
11 40 (33.06%) SUSE
12 38 (31.40%) Firewall
13 37 (30.58%) Middleware
13 37 (30.58%) Perl
14 35 (28.93%) DNS
15 33 (27.27%) Load Balancing
16 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
17 29 (23.97%) vSphere
18 27 (22.31%) SSL
19 26 (21.49%) SQL
19 26 (21.49%) Solaris
19 26 (21.49%) Oracle Database 12c
19 26 (21.49%) Virtual Machines
20 25 (20.66%) Windows
20 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
21 22 (18.18%) SC Cleared
21 22 (18.18%) Configuration Management

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 17 (14.05%) WebLogic
2 15 (12.40%) WebSphere
3 12 (9.92%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (5.79%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.96%) Apache
6 3 (2.48%) nginx
7 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.65%) Commerce Server
7 2 (1.65%) IIS
7 2 (1.65%) Mule
7 2 (1.65%) Mule ESB
7 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.83%) JBoss
8 1 (0.83%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.65%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.83%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 14 (11.57%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) SaaS
4 1 (0.83%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 38 (31.40%) Firewall
2 35 (28.93%) DNS
3 27 (22.31%) SSL
4 13 (10.74%) SAN
5 8 (6.61%) LDAP
6 7 (5.79%) Internet
7 3 (2.48%) Wireless
8 2 (1.65%) DHCP
8 2 (1.65%) InfiniBand
8 2 (1.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.36%) Oracle Database
2 26 (21.49%) Oracle Database 12c
3 16 (13.22%) Oracle Database 10g
4 15 (12.40%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (10.74%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 9 (7.44%) DB2
6 9 (7.44%) MySQL
7 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (6.61%) Oracle BI EE
8 6 (4.96%) SQL Server
9 4 (3.31%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (1.65%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (1.65%) OLTP
11 2 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (1.65%) Pentaho
12 1 (0.83%) Big Data
12 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 13 (10.74%) Oracle APEX
1 13 (10.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 11 (9.09%) TeamCity
3 3 (2.48%) Bitbucket
3 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.65%) Maven
4 2 (1.65%) ProC
4 2 (1.65%) Subversion
4 2 (1.65%) Toad
5 1 (0.83%) Selenium
5 1 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (14.88%) Retail
2 13 (10.74%) Finance
3 7 (5.79%) Military
4 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Dutch Language
6 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (23.97%) Developer
2 28 (23.14%) Administrator
3 25 (20.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (15.70%) Oracle Developer
5 15 (12.40%) DBA
5 15 (12.40%) Oracle DBA
6 14 (11.57%) Unix Administrator
7 13 (10.74%) Linux Administrator
8 12 (9.92%) Systems Administrator
8 12 (9.92%) Unix Engineer
9 9 (7.44%) Solaris Administrator
10 7 (5.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.79%) Server Engineer
10 7 (5.79%) Virtualisation Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Middleware Engineer
11 6 (4.96%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.13%) Analyst
12 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Support
12 5 (4.13%) Unix Support
13 4 (3.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (30.58%) Middleware
2 15 (12.40%) CSS
2 15 (12.40%) HTML
3 14 (11.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 13 (10.74%) Ajax
4 13 (10.74%) jQuery
5 8 (6.61%) Oracle Fusion
6 5 (4.13%) Spring
7 4 (3.31%) Apache Camel
7 4 (3.31%) Spring Integration
8 3 (2.48%) ActiveMQ
8 3 (2.48%) WebSphere MQ
9 2 (1.65%) Django
9 2 (1.65%) Grails
9 2 (1.65%) Java EE
9 2 (1.65%) JMS
9 2 (1.65%) JSP
9 2 (1.65%) Kafka
9 2 (1.65%) REST
9 2 (1.65%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.96%) DataPower
2 5 (4.13%) Clustering
3 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.48%) EMC VNX
4 3 (2.48%) Oracle Exalogic
4 3 (2.48%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.65%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.65%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (1.65%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (1.65%) PKI
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) iPad
6 1 (0.83%) Online Games
6 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (57.02%) Unix
3 48 (39.67%) AIX
4 45 (37.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 40 (33.06%) SUSE
6 26 (21.49%) Solaris
7 25 (20.66%) Windows
8 20 (16.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 8 (6.61%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (5.79%) Windows Server
10 7 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (3.31%) Windows Server 2003
12 3 (2.48%) Debian
13 2 (1.65%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.83%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (34.71%) ITIL
2 33 (27.27%) Load Balancing
3 31 (25.62%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (18.18%) Configuration Management
5 17 (14.05%) ITIL V3
6 16 (13.22%) Service Management
7 15 (12.40%) Business Intelligence
7 15 (12.40%) High Availability
7 15 (12.40%) ITSM
8 14 (11.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (10.74%) Change Management
10 10 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (7.44%) Identity Management
12 8 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (6.61%) User Stories
13 7 (5.79%) Data Protection
14 6 (4.96%) Mentoring
14 6 (4.96%) Performance Optimisation
15 5 (4.13%) Open Source
16 4 (3.31%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (42.15%) Bash Shell
2 43 (35.54%) Shell Script
3 37 (30.58%) Perl
4 26 (21.49%) SQL
5 20 (16.53%) Korn
6 14 (11.57%) PL/SQL
7 13 (10.74%) JavaScript
8 11 (9.09%) Java
8 11 (9.09%) Python
9 2 (1.65%) C
9 2 (1.65%) Groovy
9 2 (1.65%) Jython
9 2 (1.65%) PHP
9 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (20.66%) Security Cleared
2 22 (18.18%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) EMC Certification
4 3 (2.48%) DBS Check
5 2 (1.65%) RHCSA
6 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.44%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 48 (39.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (23.97%) vSphere
3 26 (21.49%) Virtual Machines
4 19 (15.70%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (14.05%) Oracle RAC
6 13 (10.74%) Active Directory
6 13 (10.74%) NFS
7 5 (4.13%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 2 (1.65%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Clusterware
9 2 (1.65%) vCloud
9 2 (1.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.83%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (18.18%) Puppet
2 17 (14.05%) Ansible
3 12 (9.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
5 10 (8.26%) ZABBIX
6 9 (7.44%) Data Guard
7 5 (4.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 3 (2.48%) Cacti
8 3 (2.48%) Nagios
8 3 (2.48%) Simpana
9 2 (1.65%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.65%) OpenView
9 2 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.65%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (1.65%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.83%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.83%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 121 (100.00%) Oracle
2 65 (53.72%) VMware
3 48 (39.67%) IBM
4 47 (38.84%) Red Hat
5 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
5 15 (12.40%) Sun
6 13 (10.74%) CommVault
7 12 (9.92%) NetApp
8 10 (8.26%) Software AG
8 10 (8.26%) webMethods
9 8 (6.61%) Canon
10 6 (4.96%) EMC
11 4 (3.31%) HP
12 3 (2.48%) Brocade
12 3 (2.48%) Cisco
12 3 (2.48%) F5
12 3 (2.48%) Terracotta
12 3 (2.48%) Veritas
13 2 (1.65%) MuleSoft
13 2 (1.65%) WorldPay