Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 858 828 745
Rank change year-on-year -30 -83 +72
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 42 48 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.048% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.23% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 19 99
UK median daily rate £433 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.33% -11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £344 £300 £363
90th Percentile £574 £518 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £360 £400
% change year-on-year +18.06% -10.00% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 21,501 20,687 23,304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.85% 20.85% 22.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,289 13,038 14,667
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £164 £176 £205
90th Percentile £608 £590 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +3.33% - +6.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,520 1,231 1,299
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.83 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.81 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.81% +5.03% -

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 16 October 2018.

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 10 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 16 October 2018. 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 -10 41 £435 +16.00% 5
UK excluding London -35 30 £425 +18.06% 6
North of England -17 16 £425 +41.67%
South East -6 11 £435 +20.83% 2
London -13 11 £500 +17.65%
North West -4 6 £275 -54.17%
Yorkshire -20 5 £425 +41.67%
North East - 5 £525 -
South West -18 2 £488 +17.47% 1
East of England - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 42 (100.00%) Oracle
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) Unix
3 16 (38.10%) SQL
4 15 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (28.57%) Java
7 12 (28.57%) AIX
7 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
8 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
9 9 (21.43%) IBM
9 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
9 9 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 9 (21.43%) Data Guard
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle RAC
10 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
10 8 (19.05%) Finance
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (19.05%) ITIL
10 8 (19.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 8 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (16.67%) Migration
11 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
11 7 (16.67%) Ansible
12 6 (14.29%) Open Source
12 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 6 (14.29%) SAN

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 4 (9.52%) WebLogic
1 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.76%) Commerce Server
2 2 (4.76%) JBoss
2 2 (4.76%) NetWeaver
2 2 (4.76%) nginx
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (4.76%) SAP Portal
2 2 (4.76%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.76%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (7.14%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (7.14%) GitHub
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) SAN
2 2 (4.76%) HTTP
2 2 (4.76%) LAN
2 2 (4.76%) NAS
2 2 (4.76%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) Broadband
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (16.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 5 (11.90%) MySQL
6 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (7.14%) MongoDB
8 2 (4.76%) DB2
8 2 (4.76%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.76%) SAP BW
9 1 (2.38%) Big Data
9 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.38%) GIS
9 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
9 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (2.38%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (9.52%) JIRA
4 2 (4.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (4.76%) ProC
4 2 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.38%) Maven
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 4 (9.52%) Retail
3 3 (7.14%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Front Office
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Developer
2 9 (21.43%) DBA
3 8 (19.05%) Oracle DBA
4 7 (16.67%) Administrator
5 6 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (11.90%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (9.52%) Applications Support
7 4 (9.52%) Java Developer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Applications Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Java Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Linux Specialist
8 3 (7.14%) Linux Support
8 3 (7.14%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared DBA
8 3 (7.14%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Support Specialist
8 3 (7.14%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (9.52%) Middleware
3 3 (7.14%) CSS
3 3 (7.14%) HTML
3 3 (7.14%) Oracle ADF
3 3 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (4.76%) Dojo
4 2 (4.76%) EJB
4 2 (4.76%) J2EE
4 2 (4.76%) JPA
4 2 (4.76%) jQuery
4 2 (4.76%) JSP
4 2 (4.76%) OC4J
4 2 (4.76%) SAP Basis
4 2 (4.76%) SAP PI
4 2 (4.76%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.38%) JMS
5 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.76%) Clustering
4 2 (4.76%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.76%) User Experience
5 1 (2.38%) Equities
5 1 (2.38%) Fintech
5 1 (2.38%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.38%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (42.86%) Unix
3 12 (28.57%) AIX
4 9 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (14.29%) Solaris
6 5 (11.90%) HPUX
7 4 (9.52%) SUSE
7 4 (9.52%) Windows
8 3 (7.14%) CentOS
8 3 (7.14%) Windows Server
9 2 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
2 13 (30.95%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (19.05%) ITIL
5 7 (16.67%) Migration
6 6 (14.29%) Open Source
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (11.90%) CRM
7 5 (11.90%) DevOps
7 5 (11.90%) High Availability
8 4 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (9.52%) Kanban
8 4 (9.52%) Mentoring
8 4 (9.52%) TDD
9 3 (7.14%) Data Protection
9 3 (7.14%) Database Tuning
9 3 (7.14%) Fault Management
9 3 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 3 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) Java
3 9 (21.43%) PL/SQL
4 8 (19.05%) Shell Script
5 6 (14.29%) Perl
6 5 (11.90%) Python
7 4 (9.52%) PHP
8 3 (7.14%) C#
8 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.76%) C
9 2 (4.76%) Java 8
9 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.76%) VB
10 1 (2.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) OCP
2 4 (9.52%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (7.14%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.38%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) Oracle RAC
1 8 (19.05%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (9.52%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (7.14%) Docker
4 2 (4.76%) NFS
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.38%) vSphere
5 1 (2.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Data Guard
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (16.67%) Ansible
4 4 (9.52%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (7.14%) Puppet
6 2 (4.76%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (4.76%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (4.76%) Terraform
6 2 (4.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (2.38%) Control-M
7 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.38%) Nagios
7 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (26.19%) Red Hat
3 9 (21.43%) IBM
4 5 (11.90%) HP
5 4 (9.52%) VMware
6 3 (7.14%) EMC
6 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
7 2 (4.76%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 2 (4.76%) SAP
8 1 (2.38%) Brocade
8 1 (2.38%) Sun
8 1 (2.38%) Tableau