Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 834 755 776
Rank change year-on-year -79 +21 +4
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 43 73 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.079% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.38% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 48 87
UK median daily rate £428 £425 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.59% +1.80% +7.05%
10th Percentile £358 £369 £306
90th Percentile £500 £575 £547
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £426 £400
% change year-on-year -0.23% +6.50% +15.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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 21,008 19,165 23,184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.78% 20.68% 21.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,354 12,135 14,210
UK median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £181 £200 £195
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,282 1,196 1,515
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -3.88% +6.45%

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 19 April 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 11 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 19 April 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 -69 41 £430 -4.44% 11
UK excluding London -26 33 £425 -0.23% 9
South East -19 18 £440 -2.22% 7
London -56 10 £430 -1.71% 2
North of England +3 8 £400 -8.57%
Midlands +9 5 £350 -
North West -16 5 - -
West Midlands -10 4 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £400 -
Wales - 2 £350 -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 43 (100.00%) Oracle
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (34.88%) Shell Script
2 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
3 14 (32.56%) Red Hat
4 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
5 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (27.91%) SQL
6 11 (25.58%) Unix
6 11 (25.58%) Oracle Database
7 10 (23.26%) CSS
7 10 (23.26%) Solaris
8 9 (20.93%) Java
8 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (20.93%) Puppet
8 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 12c
9 8 (18.60%) VMware
9 8 (18.60%) HTML
9 8 (18.60%) SAN
9 8 (18.60%) NFS
10 7 (16.28%) BladeLogic
11 6 (13.95%) Dojo
11 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (13.95%) Performance Monitoring
11 6 (13.95%) Virtual Servers
11 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (13.95%) Commerce Server
11 6 (13.95%) JSP
11 6 (13.95%) AIX

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 6 (13.95%) Commerce Server
1 6 (13.95%) Tomcat
1 6 (13.95%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) JBoss
2 3 (6.98%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (9.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.33%) IaaS
3 1 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) SAN
2 3 (6.98%) Firewall
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.65%) NAS
3 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.33%) LAN
4 1 (2.33%) Network Security
4 1 (2.33%) VPN
4 1 (2.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.58%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.93%) Oracle Database 11g
3 8 (18.60%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (9.30%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.65%) GIS
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.33%) DB2
7 1 (2.33%) DTS
7 1 (2.33%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.33%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Maven
1 2 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
2 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Local Government
4 2 (4.65%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Military
5 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Administrator
2 11 (25.58%) Developer
3 6 (13.95%) DBA
3 6 (13.95%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (13.95%) WebSphere Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Oracle DBA
5 4 (9.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Solaris Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Storage Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.98%) AIX Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) NetApp Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) SQL DBA
7 2 (4.65%) Storage Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) CSS
2 8 (18.60%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) Dojo
3 6 (13.95%) JSP
4 5 (11.63%) EJB
4 5 (11.63%) JPA
5 2 (4.65%) Ajax
5 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
5 2 (4.65%) Apache CXF
5 2 (4.65%) JMS
5 2 (4.65%) jQuery
5 2 (4.65%) Spring
6 1 (2.33%) Memcached
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.33%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle Exalytics
3 2 (4.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) PMI
3 2 (4.65%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 43 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (25.58%) Unix
4 10 (23.26%) Solaris
5 6 (13.95%) AIX
6 5 (11.63%) Windows
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.98%) SUSE
9 2 (4.65%) Data ONTAP
9 2 (4.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.95%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (13.95%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (13.95%) TDD
3 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
3 5 (11.63%) Decision-Making
3 5 (11.63%) High Availability
3 5 (11.63%) Migration
3 5 (11.63%) Performance Engineering
3 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
3 5 (11.63%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (11.63%) Web Development
4 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (6.98%) Change Management
5 3 (6.98%) Data Migration
5 3 (6.98%) Security Hardening
5 3 (6.98%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.65%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.65%) Project Management
6 2 (4.65%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 15 (34.88%) Shell Script
2 12 (27.91%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) Java
4 4 (9.30%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.30%) C
4 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.98%) Bourne shell
5 3 (6.98%) Perl
5 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.65%) Korn
7 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 13 (30.23%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) NCDA
3 2 (4.65%) NCIE
3 2 (4.65%) OCP
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.33%) CCA
4 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.33%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (2.33%) LPIC
4 1 (2.33%) NCSA
4 1 (2.33%) OCA
4 1 (2.33%) RHCA
4 1 (2.33%) RHCE
4 1 (2.33%) RHCSA
4 1 (2.33%) VCP5
4 1 (2.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) PMO
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (18.60%) NFS
2 6 (13.95%) Virtual Servers
2 6 (13.95%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (9.30%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.65%) Active Directory
5 2 (4.65%) Gluster
6 1 (2.33%) Corosync
6 1 (2.33%) Docker
6 1 (2.33%) Firmware
6 1 (2.33%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.33%) vSphere
6 1 (2.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) Puppet
2 7 (16.28%) BladeLogic
3 5 (11.63%) NetBackup
4 4 (9.30%) Ansible
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (9.30%) Tivoli
4 4 (9.30%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 3 (6.98%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (4.65%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (4.65%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Salt
7 1 (2.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.33%) Pacemaker
7 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (32.56%) Red Hat
3 8 (18.60%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) NetApp
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco
5 3 (6.98%) HP
6 2 (4.65%) IBM
7 1 (2.33%) BMC
7 1 (2.33%) Capita
7 1 (2.33%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) WorldPay