Period
to 15 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 15 November 2018 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 > North West
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 193 217
Rank change year-on-year -23 +24 +27
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 5 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.084% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.39% 0.70% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 10
North West median daily rate £275 £600 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -54.17% +44.58% -
10th Percentile £263 £550 £320
90th Percentile £298 £650 £548
England median daily rate £450 £384 £425
% change year-on-year +17.26% -9.71% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £22.50

Oracle Linux is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,286 1,147 1,466
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.54% 19.94% 20.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 780 709 936
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.11%
10th Percentile £137 £160 £199
90th Percentile £538 £548 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 99 93
North West median hourly rate £17.50 £17.43 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.40% +20.21% -6.45%
10th Percentile £11.07 £11.25 £10.95
90th Percentile £35.00 £43.80 £40.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

Oracle Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Oracle Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Linux in the North West

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Linux in the North West

Oracle Linux
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 6 months to 15 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 4 £275 -
Manchester -21 1 - -
Oracle Linux
England

For the 6 months to 15 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle Linux also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Nagios
5 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (20.00%) User Experience
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) EJB
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) JSP
5 1 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
5 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange

Oracle Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (20.00%) Commerce Server
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Support
3 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Wintel Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Dojo
2 1 (20.00%) EJB
2 1 (20.00%) JPA
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Database Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Decision-Making
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) PL/SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (20.00%) VMware