The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 29 March 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)
England / East of England
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 125
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 0 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 5
Median daily rate - - £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £345
% change year-on-year +7.78% +21.01%  
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 East of England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 528 534 621
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 24.84% 21.53% 23.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 286 294
Median daily rate £350 £345 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +6.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £165 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £511 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 70 87 113
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £57.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -7.57% +6.45%  

Oracle Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Linux in the East of England