The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 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)
England / London
Rank 374 395 400
Rank change year-on-year +21 +5  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 26 33 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.13% 0.15% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 0.75% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 23 5
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £372
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £590 £515
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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4012 4408 4637
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 20.61% 19.99% 22.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2807 3114 3156
Median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 130 165
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% -16.21%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £43.57 £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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Linux in London

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Linux in London

Oracle Linux
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London 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
City of London +2 3 - - 1
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

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 London region with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 37 (100.00%) Oracle
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (64.86%) Unix
3 22 (59.46%) VMware
3 22 (59.46%) Bash Shell
4 21 (56.76%) AIX
5 20 (54.05%) ITIL
5 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 19 (51.35%) IBM
7 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
7 17 (45.95%) Virtual Machines
8 16 (43.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 16 (43.24%) SUSE
9 14 (37.84%) ITIL V3
10 13 (35.14%) Service Management
10 13 (35.14%) Perl
11 12 (32.43%) ITSM
11 12 (32.43%) Puppet
11 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database
12 10 (27.03%) Firewall
12 10 (27.03%) DNS
13 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
13 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
13 9 (24.32%) SQL
13 9 (24.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 9 (24.32%) Middleware
13 9 (24.32%) Ansible
14 8 (21.62%) Change Management
14 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in 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 9 (24.32%) WebSphere
2 8 (21.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (10.81%) Apache
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
5 2 (5.41%) nginx
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.70%) Mule
6 1 (2.70%) Mule ESB
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 6 (16.22%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (8.11%) SaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) DNS
1 10 (27.03%) Firewall
2 6 (16.22%) SSL
3 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 2 (5.41%) Internet
4 2 (5.41%) VLAN
4 2 (5.41%) VSAN
5 1 (2.70%) DHCP
5 1 (2.70%) HTTP
5 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) Oracle Database
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.22%) DB2
4 5 (13.51%) MySQL
5 3 (8.11%) InterSystems Cache
5 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.41%) SQLite
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (2.70%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Toad
General
1 6 (16.22%) Retail
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Banking
3 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Unix Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) DBA
4 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Support
4 6 (16.22%) Oracle DBA
4 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) AIX Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Unix Support
6 4 (10.81%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Support Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Senior Unix Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Server Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Virtualisation Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Senior Unix Support
7 3 (8.11%) Sybase DBA
7 3 (8.11%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Middleware
2 3 (8.11%) ActiveMQ
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (5.41%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (5.41%) Node.js
3 2 (5.41%) Spring
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.70%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.70%) JSON
4 1 (2.70%) MyBatis
4 1 (2.70%) Spring Integration
4 1 (2.70%) Web Services
4 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (8.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.70%) DataPower
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (64.86%) Unix
3 21 (56.76%) AIX
4 16 (43.24%) SUSE
4 16 (43.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 9 (24.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (16.22%) Windows
7 4 (10.81%) Windows Server
8 3 (8.11%) Debian
8 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.41%) Ubuntu
9 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (54.05%) ITIL
2 14 (37.84%) ITIL V3
3 13 (35.14%) Service Management
4 12 (32.43%) ITSM
5 9 (24.32%) Load Balancing
6 8 (21.62%) Change Management
7 7 (18.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.92%) Configuration Management
7 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
7 7 (18.92%) Performance Optimisation
8 6 (16.22%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (13.51%) High Availability
10 4 (10.81%) Data Protection
10 4 (10.81%) DevOps
11 3 (8.11%) Investment Management
11 3 (8.11%) IT Strategy
11 3 (8.11%) Migration
11 3 (8.11%) Service Delivery
12 2 (5.41%) Dependency Management
12 2 (5.41%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) Bash Shell
2 13 (35.14%) Perl
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 8 (21.62%) Korn
5 6 (16.22%) Python
6 5 (13.51%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (54.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (45.95%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (16.22%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (16.22%) vSphere
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) Puppet
2 9 (24.32%) Ansible
2 9 (24.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Cacti
3 3 (8.11%) Nagios
3 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (8.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 2 (5.41%) SCCM
4 2 (5.41%) vRealize
5 1 (2.70%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle EDQ
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Oracle
2 22 (59.46%) VMware
3 19 (51.35%) IBM
4 17 (45.95%) Red Hat
5 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.11%) EXASOL
6 3 (8.11%) F5
6 3 (8.11%) NetApp
6 3 (8.11%) Sybase
6 3 (8.11%) WorldPay
7 1 (2.70%) Citrix
7 1 (2.70%) MuleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) Siebel
7 1 (2.70%) Software AG
7 1 (2.70%) Veritas
7 1 (2.70%) webMethods