The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Oracle Linux skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle Linux over the 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 150 196
Rank change year-on-year -13 +46  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.062% 0.14% 0.036%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.68% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Median daily rate - £375 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -28.57%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £343
% change year-on-year - +38.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Oracle Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 699 734 1154
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 21.84% 21.02% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 591 882
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 43
Median hourly rate £21.25 £20.00 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £16.29 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £27.55 £22.83
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Oracle Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Oracle Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Linux in the City of London

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle Linux in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Linux in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) WorldPay
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Information Security
3 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Ansible
3 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
4 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Oracle EDQ
4 1 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (25.00%) Server Building

Oracle Linux
Co-occurring 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 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) Information Security
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (25.00%) Change Management
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (25.00%) EAI
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Server Building
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (25.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Ansible
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle EDQ
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) WorldPay
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Siebel
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas