Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 708 458 782
Rank change year-on-year -250 +324 +40
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 27 21 31
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.042% 0.082% 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.45% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 14 18
10th Percentile £357 £342 £319
25th Percentile £360 £360 £403
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £409 £463 £486
Median % change year-on-year -11.62% -4.88% +11.14%
75th Percentile £477 £538 £500
90th Percentile £540 £546 £530
UK median daily rate £405 £475 £486
% change year-on-year -14.74% -2.31% +11.14%

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 10,178 4,712 16,194
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.68% 18.41% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,924 3,074 10,470
10th Percentile £166 £185 £150
25th Percentile £335 £319 £294
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.86%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £538
90th Percentile £670 £633 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £440 £425
% change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 237 1,002
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.88 £14.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.41
Median % change year-on-year -7.89% +9.16% -0.03%
75th Percentile £39.60 £39.00 £34.00
90th Percentile £63.00 £48.40 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -5.41% +5.71% +2.94%

Oracle Linux
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Linux in England

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle Linux in England.

Daily rate trend for Oracle Linux in England

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle Linux in England over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle Linux in England

Oracle Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle Linux in England.

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 28 September 2021. 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
South East -77 13 £365 +1.39% 2
London -203 5 £450 +16.13% 1
South West -50 3 £540 +2.86% 1
North of England -86 2 £369 -18.06%
East of England - 2 £463 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -
North East - 1 £413 -
Oracle Linux
UK

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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 England region with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (51.85%) Azure
3 12 (44.44%) SAP
3 12 (44.44%) SUSE
4 10 (37.04%) Java
4 10 (37.04%) AWS
4 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
4 10 (37.04%) Puppet
4 10 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (37.04%) Social Skills
5 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 9 (33.33%) Unix
5 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 8 (29.63%) Migration
6 8 (29.63%) AIX
6 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
6 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
7 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (25.93%) CRM
8 6 (22.22%) IBM
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 6 (22.22%) Windows
8 6 (22.22%) CentOS
8 6 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
8 6 (22.22%) Public Sector
8 6 (22.22%) Terraform

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 5 (18.52%) SAP Portal
2 1 (3.70%) Confluence
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 14 (51.85%) Azure
2 10 (37.04%) AWS
3 3 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (3.70%) GCP
4 1 (3.70%) GitHub
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
4 1 (3.70%) PaaS
4 1 (3.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) DNS
3 3 (11.11%) LAN
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 1 (3.70%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.70%) DHCP
4 1 (3.70%) Firewall
4 1 (3.70%) Kerberos
4 1 (3.70%) SAN
4 1 (3.70%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle Database
2 5 (18.52%) SAP BW
3 2 (7.41%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.41%) SAP HANA
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (3.70%) RDBMS
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) CA Gen
2 3 (11.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (11.11%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.70%) JIRA
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (3.70%) Serena SBM
3 1 (3.70%) Subversion
3 1 (3.70%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (37.04%) Social Skills
2 6 (22.22%) Public Sector
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 2 (7.41%) Organisational Skills
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Linux Administrator
3 5 (18.52%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Architect
5 2 (7.41%) DBA
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Java Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Team Leader
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) SOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) J2EE
1 5 (18.52%) SAP Basis
1 5 (18.52%) SAP PI
2 2 (7.41%) LDAP
2 2 (7.41%) Web Services
3 1 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Private Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Public Cloud
2 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Storwize
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (44.44%) SUSE
3 9 (33.33%) Unix
4 8 (29.63%) AIX
4 8 (29.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (22.22%) CentOS
5 6 (22.22%) Windows
6 4 (14.81%) Ubuntu
7 3 (11.11%) Solaris
7 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
8 2 (7.41%) Debian
9 1 (3.70%) HPUX
9 1 (3.70%) Scientific Linux
9 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (29.63%) Migration
3 7 (25.93%) CRM
4 5 (18.52%) Configuration Management
4 5 (18.52%) Supplier Relationship Management
5 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.11%) DevOps
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure as Code
5 3 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (7.41%) Architectural Design
6 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (7.41%) Change Control
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (7.41%) High Availability
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
6 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) Java
2 9 (33.33%) SQL
3 8 (29.63%) PL/SQL
4 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
4 4 (14.81%) Python
5 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
5 2 (7.41%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) Security Cleared
2 9 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (7.41%) AWS Certification
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.70%) Degree
4 1 (3.70%) MCSA
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) GDPR
1 1 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (7.41%) KVM
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) Docker
4 1 (3.70%) NFS
4 1 (3.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (3.70%) Postfix
4 1 (3.70%) Snort
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas File System
4 1 (3.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Puppet
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (22.22%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (22.22%) Terraform
3 5 (18.52%) Data Guard
4 3 (11.11%) Ansible
4 3 (11.11%) vCenter Server
5 2 (7.41%) Nessus
5 2 (7.41%) NetBackup
5 2 (7.41%) SCCM
6 1 (3.70%) Control-M
6 1 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (3.70%) Icinga
6 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
6 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (3.70%) QRadar
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (3.70%) Tivoli
6 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (44.44%) SAP
3 9 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 9 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (22.22%) IBM
5 4 (14.81%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.70%) BMC
6 1 (3.70%) Brocade
6 1 (3.70%) Cisco
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.70%) Hitachi
6 1 (3.70%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.70%) Informatica
6 1 (3.70%) McAfee
6 1 (3.70%) Qualys
6 1 (3.70%) Serena
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) TippingPoint