The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 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 West
Rank 128 135 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 -  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 8 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.31% 0.14% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.72% 0.61% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Median daily rate £488 £388 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.80% -  
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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 466 657 603
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.94% 22.64% 19.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 394 297
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £471 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 73 85
Median hourly rate £16.38 £19.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.93% +13.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £9.72 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £46.27 £36.35
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 West

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

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Linux in the South West

Oracle Linux
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West 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
Wiltshire 0 2 £476 +22.70%
Oracle Linux
England

Oracle Linux
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

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 West region with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 8 (88.89%) Middleware
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (77.78%) RESTful
3 7 (77.78%) OAuth2
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (77.78%) WebLogic
3 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
3 7 (77.78%) SQL
3 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle APEX
3 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
4 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (55.56%) CSS
5 5 (55.56%) ITIL
5 5 (55.56%) HTML
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) Ajax
5 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (55.56%) jQuery

Oracle Linux
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 7 (77.78%) WebLogic
2 4 (44.44%) GeoServer
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Kerberos
2 1 (11.11%) IPsec
2 1 (11.11%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
2 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 10g
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (66.67%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 5 (55.56%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (33.33%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) TeamCity
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
1 5 (55.56%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Administrator
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Middleware
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (77.78%) OAuth2
2 7 (77.78%) RESTful
2 7 (77.78%) Web Services
3 5 (55.56%) Ajax
3 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Clustering
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (11.11%) CentOS
3 1 (11.11%) Solaris
3 1 (11.11%) Unix
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (44.44%) Service Design
3 4 (44.44%) User Stories
4 3 (33.33%) DevOps
5 2 (22.22%) Build Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Identity Access Management
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (11.11%) High Availability
6 1 (11.11%) Identity Management
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
6 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PL/SQL
1 7 (77.78%) SQL
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (11.11%) RHCE
3 1 (11.11%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) JSP 440
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) GFS2
3 1 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (11.11%) OCFS2
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) vRealize
2 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
3 1 (11.11%) Ansible
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Canon
5 1 (11.11%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) Sun