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 22 June 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)
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 565 547 581
Rank change year-on-year -18 +34  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 25 90 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.18% 0.080%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.80% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 69 28
Median daily rate £450 £420 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -20.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £375 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £21.30
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 8873 11282 11429
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.61% 22.78% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 5534 7245 6756
Median daily rate £413 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £201 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 524 581 906
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.94%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.60 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.97 £16.16
% change year-on-year -8.66% +5.01%  

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 22 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 June 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
South East -13 11 £450 +12.50% 5
London -10 9 £456 +1.38% 3
South West +12 3 £460 +18.70% 1
Yorkshire +26 1 £300 -17.24%
Oracle Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 63 (100.00%) Oracle
1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 32 (50.79%) Red Hat
3 30 (47.62%) VMware
4 27 (42.86%) ITIL
4 27 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 26 (41.27%) Unix
6 23 (36.51%) Middleware
7 22 (34.92%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database
9 19 (30.16%) Bash Shell
9 19 (30.16%) AIX
10 18 (28.57%) SQL
10 18 (28.57%) IBM
10 18 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 17 (26.98%) Virtual Machines
12 16 (25.40%) ITIL V3
13 15 (23.81%) DevOps
13 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
13 15 (23.81%) Shell Script
14 14 (22.22%) SUSE
14 14 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
14 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
14 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
15 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
15 13 (20.63%) Change Management
15 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (20.63%) Perl
15 13 (20.63%) vRealize

Oracle Linux
Co-occurring 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 11 (17.46%) WebLogic
2 7 (11.11%) GeoServer
2 7 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
3 6 (9.52%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.35%) Apache
5 2 (3.17%) IIS
5 2 (3.17%) nginx
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.59%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.59%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (7.94%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (6.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (3.17%) Office 365
5 1 (1.59%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.46%) SSL
2 8 (12.70%) Firewall
3 7 (11.11%) DNS
4 6 (9.52%) IPsec
4 6 (9.52%) Kerberos
4 6 (9.52%) LDAP
4 6 (9.52%) Network Security
5 3 (4.76%) SAN
5 3 (4.76%) VSAN
6 2 (3.17%) Internet
6 2 (3.17%) VLAN
7 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (1.59%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database 10g
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle Database 11g
3 10 (15.87%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
6 7 (11.11%) DB2
6 7 (11.11%) MySQL
6 7 (11.11%) Oracle Discoverer
6 7 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (9.52%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (7.94%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (7.94%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (3.17%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (3.17%) SQLite
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (1.59%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.59%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.46%) Oracle APEX
3 6 (9.52%) Bitbucket
4 5 (7.94%) Maven
4 5 (7.94%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (7.94%) Toad
5 4 (6.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.35%) TeamCity
6 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.17%) Selenium
6 2 (3.17%) Subversion
General
1 8 (12.70%) Finance
1 8 (12.70%) Retail
2 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.35%) Electronics
3 4 (6.35%) Games
3 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 4 (6.35%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.59%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Developer
2 13 (20.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (19.05%) DBA
3 12 (19.05%) Oracle DBA
4 9 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
5 7 (11.11%) Administrator
5 7 (11.11%) Oracle Developer
5 7 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (9.52%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) AIX Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Server Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Sybase DBA
8 4 (6.35%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Unix Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (36.51%) Middleware
2 14 (22.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (19.05%) Web Services
4 11 (17.46%) OAuth2
4 11 (17.46%) RESTful
5 10 (15.87%) REST
6 6 (9.52%) CSS
6 6 (9.52%) HTML
6 6 (9.52%) Spring
7 5 (7.94%) Ajax
7 5 (7.94%) Apache Camel
7 5 (7.94%) Grails
7 5 (7.94%) Java EE
7 5 (7.94%) JMS
7 5 (7.94%) jQuery
7 5 (7.94%) Spring Integration
8 4 (6.35%) J2EE
9 2 (3.17%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (3.17%) Node.js
10 1 (1.59%) MyBatis
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.35%) iPad
1 4 (6.35%) Online Games
2 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.76%) Clustering
2 3 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.59%) DataPower
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 63 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (42.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 26 (41.27%) Unix
4 19 (30.16%) AIX
5 18 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 14 (22.22%) SUSE
7 11 (17.46%) Windows
8 6 (9.52%) CentOS
8 6 (9.52%) Windows Server
9 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (4.76%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.17%) Solaris
12 1 (1.59%) HPUX
12 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) ITIL
2 16 (25.40%) ITIL V3
3 15 (23.81%) DevOps
4 14 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.63%) Business Intelligence
5 13 (20.63%) Change Management
6 12 (19.05%) Service Management
7 10 (15.87%) ITSM
8 8 (12.70%) High Availability
9 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
9 7 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 7 (11.11%) Performance Optimisation
10 6 (9.52%) Build Automation
10 6 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
10 6 (9.52%) Microservices
10 6 (9.52%) Performance Improvement
10 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
11 5 (7.94%) Investment Management
11 5 (7.94%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.16%) Bash Shell
2 18 (28.57%) SQL
3 15 (23.81%) Shell Script
4 13 (20.63%) Perl
5 12 (19.05%) PL/SQL
6 8 (12.70%) Python
7 7 (11.11%) Java
8 6 (9.52%) Korn
9 5 (7.94%) Groovy
9 5 (7.94%) JavaScript
9 5 (7.94%) Ruby
10 3 (4.76%) C
11 2 (3.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (20.63%) SC Cleared
1 13 (20.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.76%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.17%) RHCE
3 2 (3.17%) RHCSS
4 1 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.59%) MCP
4 1 (1.59%) MCSA
4 1 (1.59%) MCSE
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.59%) OCP
4 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) JSP 440
1 5 (7.94%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (34.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (26.98%) Virtual Machines
3 11 (17.46%) Oracle RAC
4 8 (12.70%) Active Directory
5 6 (9.52%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (9.52%) vSphere
6 3 (4.76%) GFS2
6 3 (4.76%) OCFS2
7 2 (3.17%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (1.59%) Firmware
8 1 (1.59%) NFS
8 1 (1.59%) vCloud
8 1 (1.59%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) vRealize
2 11 (17.46%) Ansible
2 11 (17.46%) Puppet
3 10 (15.87%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 8 (12.70%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (7.94%) Data Guard
6 5 (7.94%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 5 (7.94%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (4.76%) SCCM
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (1.59%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.59%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.59%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 63 (100.00%) Oracle
2 32 (50.79%) Red Hat
3 30 (47.62%) VMware
4 18 (28.57%) IBM
5 15 (23.81%) Microsoft
6 5 (7.94%) EXASOL
6 5 (7.94%) NetApp
6 5 (7.94%) Sybase
7 4 (6.35%) SAP
8 3 (4.76%) WorldPay
9 2 (3.17%) HP
10 1 (1.59%) Citrix
10 1 (1.59%) Siebel
10 1 (1.59%) Software AG
10 1 (1.59%) Sophos
10 1 (1.59%) webMethods