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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
Rank 561 573 578
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +5
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 82 37 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.068% 0.064%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 25 15
Median daily rate £440 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £358 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £514
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.30 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
12329 11978 12146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.99% 22.10% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7728 6941 6928
Median daily rate £390 £351 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.26% +0.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 982 1042
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.83 £15.76
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.93% +6.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £39.00 £32.72
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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 23 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 31 May 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 +39 81 £445 +4.09% 13
London +26 38 £450 -14.28% 2
Hampshire +27 34 £420 +10.52% 3
South East +6 34 £420 +10.52% 5
Gosport - 12 £386 -
City of London +46 8 £475 -9.52% 2
South West -6 3 £400 -5.88% 2
North West - 3 £440 -
Gloucestershire - 3 £400 - 2
Lancashire - 3 £440 -
Blackpool - 3 £440 -
Andover - 2 £425 - 1
East of England - 2 £475 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £475 -
Southampton +10 1 - -
West Yorkshire +3 1 £363 +3.57% 1
Yorkshire -4 1 £363 -9.37% 1
Leeds -7 1 £363 +3.57% 1
Scotland -14 1 £325 -23.52%
Edinburgh - 1 £325 -
Gloucester - 1 £400 - 1
Basingstoke - 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 £513 -

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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.

1 144 (100.00%) Oracle
1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 90 (62.50%) Unix
3 57 (39.58%) Red Hat
4 49 (34.03%) ITIL
5 47 (32.64%) Security Cleared
6 45 (31.25%) SC Cleared
7 44 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 41 (28.47%) Bash Shell
8 41 (28.47%) AIX
8 41 (28.47%) Middleware
9 40 (27.78%) VMware
10 37 (25.69%) Shell Script
11 35 (24.31%) Oracle Database
12 34 (23.61%) Puppet
13 33 (22.92%) Perl
14 32 (22.22%) DNS
14 32 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
15 31 (21.53%) Load Balancing
15 31 (21.53%) SUSE
15 31 (21.53%) SAN
15 31 (21.53%) IBM
16 30 (20.83%) HP
17 29 (20.14%) Windows
18 28 (19.44%) Firewall
18 28 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
19 27 (18.75%) HP Data Protector
19 27 (18.75%) HPUX
19 27 (18.75%) Configuration Management
20 26 (18.06%) DV Cleared

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 24 (16.67%) WebLogic
2 13 (9.03%) WebSphere
3 6 (4.17%) Apache
3 6 (4.17%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.47%) JBoss
5 4 (2.78%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.08%) nginx
7 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (1.39%) IIS
7 2 (1.39%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.39%) SAS
8 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.69%) Node.js
8 1 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
8 1 (0.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Documaker
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (1.39%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.69%) CSG Singleview
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.69%) PeopleSoft CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.97%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.39%) PaaS
4 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (22.22%) DNS
2 31 (21.53%) SAN
3 28 (19.44%) Firewall
4 23 (15.97%) SSL
5 5 (3.47%) LDAP
6 4 (2.78%) DHCP
7 3 (2.08%) FTP
7 3 (2.08%) Internet
7 3 (2.08%) NetScaler
7 3 (2.08%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (1.39%) InfiniBand
8 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
8 2 (1.39%) Multicast
8 2 (1.39%) SSH
8 2 (1.39%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.39%) VPN
8 2 (1.39%) Wireshark
9 1 (0.69%) Network Security
9 1 (0.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (24.31%) Oracle Database
2 11 (7.64%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (7.64%) RDBMS
2 11 (7.64%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 7 (4.86%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (4.17%) DB2
6 5 (3.47%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.47%) Hadoop
6 5 (3.47%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 5 (3.47%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.78%) MySQL
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle Exadata
8 3 (2.08%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (1.39%) Big Data
9 2 (1.39%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (1.39%) SQL Server
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (13.89%) Git (software)
2 15 (10.42%) Jenkins
3 9 (6.25%) JIRA
3 9 (6.25%) Vagrant
4 5 (3.47%) Oracle APEX
4 5 (3.47%) TeamCity
5 4 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.08%) Hudson
7 2 (1.39%) Ant
7 2 (1.39%) GCC
7 2 (1.39%) Subversion
8 1 (0.69%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 23 (15.97%) Finance
2 9 (6.25%) Retail
3 8 (5.56%) Financial Institution
4 3 (2.08%) Military
5 2 (1.39%) Banking
5 2 (1.39%) Billing
5 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (14.58%) Unix Engineer
2 17 (11.81%) Administrator
2 17 (11.81%) Architect
2 17 (11.81%) Developer
3 13 (9.03%) Consultant
4 12 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 11 (7.64%) Linux Engineer
6 10 (6.94%) Oracle Architect
7 9 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
7 9 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
8 8 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (4.86%) Middleware Developer
9 7 (4.86%) Oracle Technical Architect
10 6 (4.17%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (4.17%) Middleware Engineer
10 6 (4.17%) Oracle Developer
11 5 (3.47%) Oracle Consultant
11 5 (3.47%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (28.47%) Middleware
2 8 (5.56%) HTML
2 8 (5.56%) jQuery
2 8 (5.56%) Oracle Fusion
2 8 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 8 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (4.17%) WebCenter
4 5 (3.47%) Ajax
4 5 (3.47%) CSS
5 4 (2.78%) .NET
5 4 (2.78%) Java EE
6 3 (2.08%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.08%) JSON
6 3 (2.08%) LAMP
6 3 (2.08%) LEMP Stack
6 3 (2.08%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (2.08%) Spring
6 3 (2.08%) Web Services
7 2 (1.39%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (1.39%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.11%) DataPower
2 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.78%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.08%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.08%) Clustering
4 3 (2.08%) Data Centre
4 3 (2.08%) FMCG
4 3 (2.08%) Oracle Exalogic
4 3 (2.08%) Wiki
5 2 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.39%) HP StoreVirtual
5 2 (1.39%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.69%) FlexPod
6 1 (0.69%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.69%) Replication
6 1 (0.69%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 144 (100.00%) Linux
2 90 (62.50%) Unix
3 44 (30.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 41 (28.47%) AIX
5 31 (21.53%) SUSE
6 29 (20.14%) Windows
7 27 (18.75%) HPUX
8 22 (15.28%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 16 (11.11%) Solaris
10 13 (9.03%) Windows Server
11 8 (5.56%) Mac OS X
11 8 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.69%) CentOS
14 1 (0.69%) VMS
14 1 (0.69%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (34.03%) ITIL
2 32 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (21.53%) Load Balancing
4 27 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 22 (15.28%) Continuous Delivery
6 19 (13.19%) Change Management
7 18 (12.50%) DevOps
8 16 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (9.72%) ITIL V3
10 11 (7.64%) Migration
10 11 (7.64%) Scrum
10 11 (7.64%) Service Management
11 8 (5.56%) ITSM
12 7 (4.86%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.86%) Service Delivery
13 6 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (4.17%) High Availability
13 6 (4.17%) SOA
14 5 (3.47%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 41 (28.47%) Bash Shell
2 37 (25.69%) Shell Script
3 33 (22.92%) Perl
4 20 (13.89%) Python
5 15 (10.42%) Java
5 15 (10.42%) PowerShell
5 15 (10.42%) SQL
6 13 (9.03%) Ruby
7 11 (7.64%) PHP
8 9 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 8 (5.56%) Korn
9 8 (5.56%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.78%) AWK
10 4 (2.78%) C
10 4 (2.78%) C++
10 4 (2.78%) sed
10 4 (2.78%) VBScript
11 3 (2.08%) C#
11 3 (2.08%) COBOL
12 1 (0.69%) VB
Qualifications
1 47 (32.64%) Security Cleared
2 45 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 26 (18.06%) DV Cleared
4 3 (2.08%) RHCE
4 3 (2.08%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.39%) Degree
5 2 (1.39%) MCSA
5 2 (1.39%) MCSE
5 2 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.69%) MiFID
3 1 (0.69%) QA
System Software
1 28 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (13.19%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (8.33%) vSphere
4 5 (3.47%) Oracle RAC
5 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.78%) NFS
5 4 (2.78%) Samba
5 4 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (1.39%) Oracle Clusterware
7 2 (1.39%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (0.69%) Firmware
8 1 (0.69%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.69%) Squid
8 1 (0.69%) XenApp
8 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 34 (23.61%) Puppet
2 27 (18.75%) HP Data Protector
3 16 (11.11%) Ansible
4 7 (4.86%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.17%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (3.47%) Oracle Identity Manager
7 4 (2.78%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (2.08%) Nagios
8 3 (2.08%) WSUS
9 2 (1.39%) Control-M
9 2 (1.39%) Data Guard
9 2 (1.39%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.39%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.69%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.69%) OpenView Configuration Management
10 1 (0.69%) SCCM
10 1 (0.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 144 (100.00%) Oracle
2 57 (39.58%) Red Hat
3 40 (27.78%) VMware
4 31 (21.53%) IBM
5 30 (20.83%) HP
6 18 (12.50%) Microsoft
7 16 (11.11%) Software AG
7 16 (11.11%) webMethods
8 10 (6.94%) NetApp
9 6 (4.17%) Citrix
9 6 (4.17%) Serena
10 5 (3.47%) WorldPay
11 4 (2.78%) Cisco
11 4 (2.78%) Siebel
12 3 (2.08%) Forcepoint
12 3 (2.08%) New Relic
12 3 (2.08%) Splunk
12 3 (2.08%) Veritas
13 2 (1.39%) 3PAR
13 2 (1.39%) Sophos
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