Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 22 November 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)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 796 734 805
Rank change year-on-year -62 +71 -91
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 55 132 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.058% 0.13% 0.061%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.63% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 86 38
England median daily rate £384 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.71% - -14.57%
10th Percentile £300 £355 £300
90th Percentile £509 £488 £550
UK median daily rate £375 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -11.76% - -10.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
England median hourly rate - £22.50 -
UK 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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 19864 21078 22283
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.93% 21.52% 21.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 12779 13446 13257
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £188
90th Percentile £600 £575 £570
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1205 1191 1815
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £42.15
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +4.10%

Oracle Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Oracle Linux as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Linux in England

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Linux in England

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Linux in England over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Linux in England

Oracle Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Linux in England

Oracle Linux
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
London -75 16 £425 -
North of England +65 13 £300 -23.08% 1
Midlands +33 12 £375 - 1
South East -20 12 £345 -13.75% 2
West Midlands - 12 £375 -
North West +7 8 £600 +53.85% 1
Yorkshire +27 5 £300 -17.24%
South West +4 1 £415 +10.67% 1
Oracle Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 England region with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 55 (100.00%) Oracle
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (40.00%) Unix
2 22 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 21 (38.18%) Shell Script
4 17 (30.91%) Red Hat
5 16 (29.09%) SAN
5 16 (29.09%) Puppet
6 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
6 15 (27.27%) SUSE
6 15 (27.27%) AIX
6 15 (27.27%) SQL
7 13 (23.64%) Java
7 13 (23.64%) Tomcat
7 13 (23.64%) Retail
7 13 (23.64%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
8 12 (21.82%) BladeLogic
8 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (21.82%) NetBackup
8 12 (21.82%) Solaris
9 11 (20.00%) HTML
9 11 (20.00%) CSS
10 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (18.18%) WebSphere
11 9 (16.36%) VMware
11 9 (16.36%) TDD
12 8 (14.55%) JSP
12 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
13 7 (12.73%) High Availability

Oracle Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (23.64%) Tomcat
2 10 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.27%) Apache
3 4 (7.27%) Commerce Server
3 4 (7.27%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.64%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.82%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Mule
5 1 (1.82%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.82%) NetWeaver
5 1 (1.82%) SAS
5 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.82%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (23.64%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.82%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) SAN
2 5 (9.09%) DNS
3 4 (7.27%) Firewall
3 4 (7.27%) SSL
4 3 (5.45%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.64%) NAS
6 1 (1.82%) DHCP
6 1 (1.82%) Kerberos
6 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle Database
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database 12c
4 4 (7.27%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.27%) DB2
5 3 (5.45%) MySQL
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (3.64%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (1.82%) Hazelcast
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (1.82%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.27%) Maven
3 3 (5.45%) Bitbucket
3 3 (5.45%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.64%) Toad
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (23.64%) Retail
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 4 (7.27%) Games
4 2 (3.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
5 1 (1.82%) Military
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (34.55%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Unix Engineer
2 9 (16.36%) WebSphere Developer
3 6 (10.91%) AIX Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Unix Scripting Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Consultant
5 4 (7.27%) Java Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Oracle Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Solaris Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) DBA
6 3 (5.45%) NetApp Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (3.64%) Storage Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.00%) CSS
1 11 (20.00%) HTML
2 8 (14.55%) JSP
3 6 (10.91%) Dojo
3 6 (10.91%) EJB
3 6 (10.91%) JPA
3 6 (10.91%) Middleware
4 5 (9.09%) Spring
4 5 (9.09%) Spring Integration
5 4 (7.27%) Apache Camel
5 4 (7.27%) Grails
5 4 (7.27%) JMS
5 4 (7.27%) REST
6 3 (5.45%) J2EE
6 3 (5.45%) Java EE
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (3.64%) Ajax
7 2 (3.64%) jQuery
7 2 (3.64%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) iPad
1 4 (7.27%) Online Games
1 4 (7.27%) User Experience
2 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.82%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.82%) DataPower
3 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.82%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 55 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 22 (40.00%) Unix
3 15 (27.27%) AIX
3 15 (27.27%) SUSE
4 12 (21.82%) Solaris
5 5 (9.09%) Windows
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (5.45%) HPUX
8 2 (3.64%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (3.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.82%) Android
9 1 (1.82%) CentOS
9 1 (1.82%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (16.36%) TDD
4 7 (12.73%) High Availability
4 7 (12.73%) ITIL
5 5 (9.09%) Change Management
5 5 (9.09%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.27%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.27%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.27%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.27%) Microservices
6 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.45%) Statistics
8 2 (3.64%) ETL
8 2 (3.64%) Migration
8 2 (3.64%) SOA
8 2 (3.64%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (38.18%) Shell Script
2 15 (27.27%) SQL
3 13 (23.64%) Java
4 5 (9.09%) Perl
4 5 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.27%) Bash Shell
5 4 (7.27%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) C
6 3 (5.45%) Groovy
6 3 (5.45%) Korn
6 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.64%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.64%) Degree
3 2 (3.64%) NCDA
3 2 (3.64%) NCIE
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.82%) CCA
4 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.82%) MCP
4 1 (1.82%) MCSA
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.82%) NCSA
4 1 (1.82%) RHCE
4 1 (1.82%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.82%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (9.09%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (5.45%) Docker
2 3 (5.45%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.64%) NFS
3 2 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.64%) VMware NSX
3 2 (3.64%) vSphere
3 2 (3.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (29.09%) Puppet
2 12 (21.82%) BladeLogic
2 12 (21.82%) NetBackup
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (7.27%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.64%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.82%) Ansible
6 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.82%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.82%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.82%) vRealize
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (30.91%) Red Hat
3 9 (16.36%) VMware
4 6 (10.91%) HP
5 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.27%) IBM
7 3 (5.45%) Cisco
7 3 (5.45%) Citrix
7 3 (5.45%) NetApp
8 2 (3.64%) Cognos
8 2 (3.64%) JD Edwards
9 1 (1.82%) EMC
9 1 (1.82%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.82%) SAP
9 1 (1.82%) Software AG
9 1 (1.82%) Sophos
9 1 (1.82%) webMethods