Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 23 February 2019 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
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 813 836 748
Rank change year-on-year +23 -88 +42
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 64 45 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.065% 0.044% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.21% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 19 70
UK median daily rate £455 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.06% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £359 £345 £336
90th Percentile £565 £519 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £479 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +19.75% -5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London 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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 20,407 20,953 20,111
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.77% 20.66% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,767 13,416 12,701
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £158 £170 £190
90th Percentile £604 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,292 1,263 1,288
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +3.69% -0.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.40 £47.83 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year +0.88% +2.32% -6.06%

Oracle Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Linux in the UK

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle Linux in the UK

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle Linux over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle Linux in the UK

Oracle Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle Linux in the UK

Oracle Linux
Top 12 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 23 February 2019. 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
England +32 63 £455 +7.06% 4
UK excluding London +2 55 £479 +19.75% 5
South East +22 28 £483 +4.43% 4
Midlands 0 12 £500 +37.79%
West Midlands -13 12 £500 +33.20%
London +17 8 £450 +5.88%
North of England -18 7 £300 -25.00%
North West -11 5 £275 -54.17%
South West - 5 £513 -
East of England - 3 £375 -
Yorkshire -7 1 £450 +12.50%
North East - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 64 (100.00%) Oracle
1 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (62.50%) Unix
3 38 (59.38%) Oracle Database
4 31 (48.44%) Security Cleared
5 29 (45.31%) Oracle RAC
6 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
6 26 (40.63%) Shell Script
6 26 (40.63%) Oracle Database 12c
7 23 (35.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 22 (34.38%) DevOps
9 21 (32.81%) SQL
10 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (29.69%) Performance Tuning
11 17 (26.56%) PL/SQL
12 16 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
12 16 (25.00%) Ansible
13 15 (23.44%) Data Guard
13 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
13 15 (23.44%) JIRA
14 14 (21.88%) Finance
14 14 (21.88%) Validation
14 14 (21.88%) Python
14 14 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 13 (20.31%) AIX
15 13 (20.31%) Java
16 12 (18.75%) Open Source
16 12 (18.75%) Oracle Exadata
17 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
17 11 (17.19%) IBM

Oracle Linux
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (14.06%) Confluence
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle Service Bus
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 9 (14.06%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.13%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.56%) Commerce Server
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle BPM
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle EBS
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (3.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.56%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (59.38%) Oracle Database
2 26 (40.63%) Oracle Database 12c
3 16 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (18.75%) Oracle Exadata
5 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
6 10 (15.63%) Oracle BI EE
6 10 (15.63%) RDBMS
7 8 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (12.50%) MySQL
8 7 (10.94%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
10 3 (4.69%) Oracle9i Database
11 1 (1.56%) DB2
11 1 (1.56%) MongoDB
11 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Git (software)
1 15 (23.44%) JIRA
2 10 (15.63%) Jenkins
3 9 (14.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 9 (14.06%) Maven
3 9 (14.06%) Sonatype Nexus
3 9 (14.06%) Subversion
General
1 14 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Front Office
4 1 (1.56%) Games
4 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) DBA
2 26 (40.63%) Oracle DBA
3 12 (18.75%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (17.19%) Administrator
5 9 (14.06%) Linux Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) SC Cleared DBA
8 6 (9.38%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 5 (7.81%) Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Senior DevOps
9 5 (7.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Applications Support
10 4 (6.25%) AWS DevOps
10 4 (6.25%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) AWS Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared DBA
11 3 (4.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior DBA
11 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (14.06%) Middleware
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle Fusion
2 7 (10.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 3 (4.69%) HTML
4 2 (3.13%) CSS
4 2 (3.13%) Dojo
4 2 (3.13%) EJB
4 2 (3.13%) JPA
4 2 (3.13%) JSP
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
5 1 (1.56%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.13%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Equities
4 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (100.00%) Linux
2 40 (62.50%) Unix
3 14 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (20.31%) AIX
5 10 (15.63%) Solaris
6 7 (10.94%) CentOS
6 7 (10.94%) Ubuntu
7 4 (6.25%) Windows
8 3 (4.69%) SUSE
9 2 (3.13%) Debian
9 2 (3.13%) HPUX
9 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.38%) DevOps
2 19 (29.69%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (29.69%) Performance Tuning
3 14 (21.88%) Validation
4 12 (18.75%) Open Source
5 10 (15.63%) CRM
5 10 (15.63%) Decision-Making
5 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
5 10 (15.63%) Migration
5 10 (15.63%) SDLC
6 9 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (14.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 9 (14.06%) ITIL
6 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing
6 9 (14.06%) Process Improvement
6 9 (14.06%) SOA
7 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
7 7 (10.94%) Problem-Solving
7 7 (10.94%) Strategic Management
8 6 (9.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.63%) Shell Script
2 21 (32.81%) SQL
3 17 (26.56%) PL/SQL
4 14 (21.88%) Python
5 13 (20.31%) Java
6 9 (14.06%) Perl
7 4 (6.25%) PHP
7 4 (6.25%) PowerShell
8 3 (4.69%) Bourne shell
8 3 (4.69%) C#
8 3 (4.69%) C-shell
9 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.56%) Korn
10 1 (1.56%) VB
10 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 31 (48.44%) Security Cleared
2 26 (40.63%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.06%) DV Cleared
4 7 (10.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (10.94%) Degree
5 6 (9.38%) OCP
5 6 (9.38%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (1.56%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.56%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) QA
System Software
1 29 (45.31%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.25%) Docker
4 2 (3.13%) KVM
4 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.56%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (35.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 16 (25.00%) Ansible
3 15 (23.44%) Data Guard
4 11 (17.19%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (3.13%) NetBackup
5 2 (3.13%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.56%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.56%) Puppet
6 1 (1.56%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (17.19%) IBM
3 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
4 7 (10.94%) Informatica
5 4 (6.25%) VMware
6 3 (4.69%) EMC
6 3 (4.69%) Remedy
7 2 (3.13%) BMC
7 2 (3.13%) Symantec
8 1 (1.56%) Dell
8 1 (1.56%) HP
8 1 (1.56%) Sun
8 1 (1.56%) Veritas