The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
UK / England
Rank 540 550 575
Rank change year-on-year +10 +25  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 43 67 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.14% 0.059%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.64% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 21
Median daily rate £438 £418 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.91% +19.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £328 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £426 £418 £343
% change year-on-year +1.91% +21.89%  
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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8592 10467 10534
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.56% 21.42% 22.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5511 6535 6035
Median daily rate £413 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £543 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 514 644 871
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 £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £37.50
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 England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Linux in England

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Linux in England over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Linux in England

Oracle Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Linux in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Linux in England

Oracle Linux
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
London +21 26 £425 - 3
South West +2 8 £488 +25.80%
South East +6 7 £450 +7.78% 4
North West +29 1 £550 +109.52%
West Midlands - 1 - -
Oracle Linux
UK

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 England region with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 72 (100.00%) Oracle
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 42 (58.33%) VMware
4 34 (47.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 30 (41.67%) Unix
6 29 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
7 28 (38.89%) ITIL
8 25 (34.72%) Oracle Database
9 24 (33.33%) SQL
9 24 (33.33%) Middleware
9 24 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 23 (31.94%) AIX
11 21 (29.17%) IBM
12 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
13 17 (23.61%) ITIL V3
13 17 (23.61%) SUSE
13 17 (23.61%) Windows
13 17 (23.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 17 (23.61%) Virtual Machines
14 16 (22.22%) vSphere
14 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (20.83%) Perl
15 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
15 15 (20.83%) Shell Script
16 14 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
17 13 (18.06%) Puppet
17 13 (18.06%) Service Management
17 13 (18.06%) Active Directory

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 13 (18.06%) WebLogic
2 10 (13.89%) WebSphere
3 8 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (8.33%) GeoServer
4 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.94%) Apache
6 3 (4.17%) IIS
7 2 (2.78%) nginx
7 2 (2.78%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.39%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.39%) Mule
8 1 (1.39%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (5.56%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.39%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.39%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.17%) SaaS
3 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) DNS
1 11 (15.28%) Firewall
2 10 (13.89%) SSL
3 9 (12.50%) LDAP
4 6 (8.33%) SAN
5 5 (6.94%) Kerberos
6 3 (4.17%) IPsec
6 3 (4.17%) Network Security
6 3 (4.17%) Wireless
7 2 (2.78%) Internet
7 2 (2.78%) VLAN
7 2 (2.78%) VSAN
8 1 (1.39%) DHCP
8 1 (1.39%) HTTP
8 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (34.72%) Oracle Database
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (13.89%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (9.72%) DB2
4 7 (9.72%) MySQL
4 7 (9.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 7 (9.72%) SQL Server
5 6 (8.33%) Oracle Discoverer
6 5 (6.94%) Oracle OWB
7 4 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (4.17%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.78%) SQLite
10 1 (1.39%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (1.39%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 12 (16.67%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.33%) TeamCity
4 5 (6.94%) Toad
5 4 (5.56%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (4.17%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.78%) Maven
7 2 (2.78%) Selenium
7 2 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 8 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (9.72%) Retail
3 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.56%) Electronics
4 4 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (2.78%) Banking
5 2 (2.78%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.78%) Military
6 1 (1.39%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (18.06%) Developer
3 12 (16.67%) DBA
3 12 (16.67%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (13.89%) Unix Engineer
5 9 (12.50%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) AIX Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Unix Support
9 4 (5.56%) Administrator
9 4 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Senior Unix Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Server Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (33.33%) Middleware
2 14 (19.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (15.28%) Web Services
4 10 (13.89%) OAuth2
4 10 (13.89%) RESTful
5 8 (11.11%) CSS
5 8 (11.11%) HTML
6 7 (9.72%) Ajax
6 7 (9.72%) jQuery
7 6 (8.33%) REST
8 4 (5.56%) Spring
9 3 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (4.17%) Apache Camel
9 3 (4.17%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (4.17%) Spring Integration
10 2 (2.78%) Grails
10 2 (2.78%) Java EE
10 2 (2.78%) JMS
10 2 (2.78%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (2.78%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
1 3 (4.17%) Private Cloud
2 2 (2.78%) Clustering
2 2 (2.78%) DataPower
2 2 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.78%) Fat Client
2 2 (2.78%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.39%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.39%) iPad
3 1 (1.39%) Online Games
3 1 (1.39%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 72 (100.00%) Linux
2 34 (47.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (41.67%) Unix
4 23 (31.94%) AIX
5 17 (23.61%) SUSE
5 17 (23.61%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 17 (23.61%) Windows
6 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (5.56%) Solaris
7 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
8 3 (4.17%) CentOS
8 3 (4.17%) Debian
8 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
9 2 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (38.89%) ITIL
2 17 (23.61%) ITIL V3
3 16 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (18.06%) Business Intelligence
4 13 (18.06%) Service Management
5 12 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 12 (16.67%) ITSM
6 10 (13.89%) Change Management
6 10 (13.89%) DevOps
6 10 (13.89%) Load Balancing
7 8 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 7 (9.72%) Continuous Delivery
8 7 (9.72%) High Availability
8 7 (9.72%) Mentoring
8 7 (9.72%) Performance Optimisation
9 5 (6.94%) Build Automation
9 5 (6.94%) Identity Access Management
9 5 (6.94%) Performance Improvement
9 5 (6.94%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (6.94%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 24 (33.33%) SQL
2 15 (20.83%) Perl
2 15 (20.83%) Shell Script
3 13 (18.06%) PL/SQL
4 8 (11.11%) Java
4 8 (11.11%) Korn
5 7 (9.72%) JavaScript
6 6 (8.33%) Python
7 3 (4.17%) PowerShell
7 3 (4.17%) Ruby
8 2 (2.78%) C
8 2 (2.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 18 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 18 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (1.39%) RHCE
3 1 (1.39%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 3 (4.17%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
System Software
1 29 (40.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (23.61%) Virtual Machines
3 16 (22.22%) vSphere
4 13 (18.06%) Active Directory
5 10 (13.89%) Oracle RAC
6 7 (9.72%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (4.17%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.78%) GFS2
8 2 (2.78%) OCFS2
9 1 (1.39%) NFS
9 1 (1.39%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (18.06%) Puppet
2 11 (15.28%) Ansible
2 11 (15.28%) Red Hat Satellite
3 10 (13.89%) ZABBIX
4 9 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 9 (12.50%) vRealize
5 7 (9.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (8.33%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (6.94%) Data Guard
8 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 3 (4.17%) Cacti
9 3 (4.17%) Nagios
9 3 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (2.78%) SCCM
11 1 (1.39%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 72 (100.00%) Oracle
2 45 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 42 (58.33%) VMware
4 21 (29.17%) IBM
5 15 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 4 (5.56%) SAP
7 3 (4.17%) Brocade
7 3 (4.17%) Cisco
7 3 (4.17%) EXASOL
7 3 (4.17%) F5
7 3 (4.17%) HP
7 3 (4.17%) NetApp
7 3 (4.17%) Sybase
7 3 (4.17%) WorldPay
8 2 (2.78%) Software AG
8 2 (2.78%) webMethods
9 1 (1.39%) Citrix
9 1 (1.39%) Siebel
9 1 (1.39%) Sun
9 1 (1.39%) Veritas
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