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 27 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)
England / South East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 226 258
Rank change year-on-year -21 +32  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 8 44 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.49% 0.054%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 1.97% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 33 3
Median daily rate £345 £400 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.75% -6.97%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -13.75% -  
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 1709 2231 2356
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 22.04% 24.81% 25.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 939 1314 1247
Median daily rate £383 £385 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% +3.95%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 130 154 238
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.25% +26.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £49.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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 27 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 27 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
Hampshire -30 3 £470 +17.50%
Buckinghamshire - 3 £345 -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Oracle Linux
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
3 8 (50.00%) Middleware
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (50.00%) REST
4 7 (43.75%) Oracle RAC
5 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 6 (37.50%) SSL
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) DevOps
6 5 (31.25%) Microservices
6 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
6 5 (31.25%) Apache Camel
6 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
6 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
6 5 (31.25%) Spring Integration
6 5 (31.25%) Bitbucket
6 5 (31.25%) Groovy
6 5 (31.25%) Grails
6 5 (31.25%) Spring
6 5 (31.25%) Maven
6 5 (31.25%) Java EE
6 5 (31.25%) Tomcat

Oracle Linux
Co-occurring 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 (31.25%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) WebLogic
3 3 (18.75%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (18.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) SSL
2 4 (25.00%) IPsec
2 4 (25.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (25.00%) LDAP
2 4 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) MySQL
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Database
2 4 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Discoverer
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle OWB
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Bitbucket
1 5 (31.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (31.25%) Maven
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (25.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (25.00%) Toad
General
1 4 (25.00%) Games
2 3 (18.75%) Electronics
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
3 4 (25.00%) DBA
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle DBA
4 3 (18.75%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared DBA
5 2 (12.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Support
6 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Middleware
1 8 (50.00%) REST
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
3 5 (31.25%) Apache Camel
3 5 (31.25%) Grails
3 5 (31.25%) Java EE
3 5 (31.25%) JMS
3 5 (31.25%) Spring
3 5 (31.25%) Spring Integration
4 4 (25.00%) J2EE
4 4 (25.00%) OAuth2
4 4 (25.00%) RESTful
4 4 (25.00%) Web Services
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (6.25%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) iPad
1 4 (25.00%) Online Games
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 2 (12.50%) Thin Client
3 1 (6.25%) DataPower
3 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) AIX
5 2 (12.50%) SUSE
6 1 (6.25%) Solaris
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) DevOps
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Low Latency
2 5 (31.25%) Microservices
3 4 (25.00%) Build Automation
3 4 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (25.00%) Security Hardening
4 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (18.75%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (18.75%) High Availability
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL V3
4 3 (18.75%) Programme Management
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Data Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
2 5 (31.25%) Groovy
2 5 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (25.00%) PL/SQL
3 4 (25.00%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) C
5 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (6.25%) Korn
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) OCP
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (6.25%) RHCE
2 1 (6.25%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) JSP 440
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (12.50%) GFS2
3 2 (12.50%) OCFS2
3 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.25%) Firmware
4 1 (6.25%) NFS
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (31.25%) vRealize
3 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (12.50%) Ansible
4 2 (12.50%) Data Guard
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle ZFS
5 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
5 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (18.75%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) Software AG
6 1 (6.25%) webMethods