The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Oracle Linux (formerly Oracle Enterprise Linux)
England / South East
Rank 238 236 255
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 7 28 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.089% 0.30% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 1.21% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 11
Median daily rate £450 £418 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +22.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £375 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £536 £350
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 the South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1718 2322 2344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 21.89% 25.18% 23.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 1418 1156
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £185 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 159 214
Median hourly rate £14.75 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.36% +15.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.32 £11.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.02 £50.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

Oracle Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Linux in the South East

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Linux in the South East over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Linux in the South East

Oracle Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Linux in the South East

Oracle Linux
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Hampshire -13 5 £475 +13.77% 4
Buckinghamshire - 2 £335 -
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
3 7 (63.64%) Middleware
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle Fusion
4 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
4 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
4 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
4 6 (54.55%) SQL
4 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
6 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (36.36%) REST
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
7 3 (27.27%) Toad
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Discoverer
7 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (27.27%) SSL

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) GeoServer
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle EBS
1 3 (27.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (9.09%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) Kerberos
1 3 (27.27%) SSL
2 2 (18.18%) IPsec
2 2 (18.18%) LDAP
2 2 (18.18%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) DNS
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (36.36%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Discoverer
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle OWB
4 3 (27.27%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (18.18%) MySQL
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (27.27%) Toad
3 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
3 2 (18.18%) Maven
3 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (27.27%) Electronics
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
1 3 (27.27%) Marketing
1 3 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Military
3 1 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) DBA
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared DBA
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Scripter
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Support
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Middleware
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (36.36%) REST
4 3 (27.27%) OAuth2
4 3 (27.27%) RESTful
4 3 (27.27%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) Apache Camel
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Grails
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Java EE
5 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 2 (18.18%) jQuery
5 2 (18.18%) Spring
5 2 (18.18%) Spring Integration
6 1 (9.09%) J2EE
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) DataPower
1 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 1 (9.09%) iPad
1 1 (9.09%) Online Games
1 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) AIX
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE
5 1 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Build Automation
3 3 (27.27%) DevOps
3 3 (27.27%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (27.27%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (27.27%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Improvement
3 3 (27.27%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Programme Management
4 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL V3
4 2 (18.18%) Low Latency
4 2 (18.18%) Microservices
4 2 (18.18%) Migration
4 2 (18.18%) Security Hardening
5 1 (9.09%) Change Management
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Shell Script
2 6 (54.55%) PL/SQL
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) C
3 2 (18.18%) Groovy
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
4 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) SC Cleared
1 6 (54.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) JSP 440
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (9.09%) GFS2
3 1 (9.09%) OCFS2
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
2 3 (27.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 3 (27.27%) vRealize
3 2 (18.18%) Data Guard
4 1 (9.09%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 3 (27.27%) SAP
6 1 (9.09%) IBM
6 1 (9.09%) Software AG
6 1 (9.09%) webMethods
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