Period
to 18 October 2017

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 18 October 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
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 813 732 816
Rank change year-on-year -81 +84 -60
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 48 155 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.15% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.23% 0.66% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 99 41
UK median daily rate £375 £425 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% -15.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £300 £363 £338
90th Percentile £518 £488 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% -5.88% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £21.30
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 20695 23399 24398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.83% 21.96% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 13047 14730 14386
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £175 £205 £185
90th Percentile £594 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £353
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +8.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1229 1298 1927
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.81 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +5.03% - +3.23%

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 18 October 2017.

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 18 October 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
England -61 46 £375 -11.76% 9
UK excluding London -27 34 £360 -10.00% 5
South East -26 13 £360 -10.00% 4
London -50 12 £425 - 4
North of England +75 10 £300 -31.82% 1
Midlands +34 9 £375 -
West Midlands - 9 £375 -
North West +32 7 £600 +36.36%
Yorkshire +30 3 £300 -17.24% 1
Scotland +12 1 - -
South West -2 1 £415 +10.67%

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 with a requirement for Oracle Linux.

1 48 (100.00%) Oracle
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Unix
3 16 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 16 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (29.17%) SUSE
4 14 (29.17%) SQL
5 13 (27.08%) Java
5 13 (27.08%) AIX
5 13 (27.08%) Tomcat
5 13 (27.08%) Retail
6 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (22.92%) Solaris
6 11 (22.92%) SAN
6 11 (22.92%) Red Hat
6 11 (22.92%) Puppet
7 10 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (20.83%) WebSphere
7 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
7 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
8 9 (18.75%) BladeLogic
8 9 (18.75%) HTML
8 9 (18.75%) CSS
8 9 (18.75%) TDD
8 9 (18.75%) NetBackup
9 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (16.67%) JSP
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (14.58%) ITIL
10 7 (14.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager

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 13 (27.08%) Tomcat
2 10 (20.83%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.33%) Apache
3 4 (8.33%) Commerce Server
3 4 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.17%) GeoServer
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Mule
5 1 (2.08%) Mule ESB
5 1 (2.08%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.08%) SAS
5 1 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) JDE EnterpriseOne
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle 11i
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (2.08%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 10 (20.83%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.08%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 11 (22.92%) SAN
2 5 (10.42%) DNS
3 4 (8.33%) Firewall
3 4 (8.33%) SSL
4 2 (4.17%) Kerberos
5 1 (2.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.08%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle Database
1 7 (14.58%) Oracle Reports
2 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.33%) DB2
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 3 (6.25%) MySQL
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle Discoverer
4 2 (4.17%) Oracle OWB
4 2 (4.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 1 (2.08%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (2.08%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (8.33%) Maven
2 3 (6.25%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.25%) Toad
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (4.17%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (27.08%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 9 (18.75%) Unix Engineer
2 9 (18.75%) WebSphere Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Administrator
4 6 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (10.42%) Solaris Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
6 4 (8.33%) DBA
6 4 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
7 3 (6.25%) AIX Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) JDE CNC Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) JDE Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (4.17%) SQL Developer
8 2 (4.17%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) CSS
1 9 (18.75%) HTML
2 8 (16.67%) JSP
3 6 (12.50%) Dojo
3 6 (12.50%) EJB
3 6 (12.50%) JPA
4 5 (10.42%) REST
4 5 (10.42%) Spring
4 5 (10.42%) Spring Integration
5 4 (8.33%) Apache Camel
5 4 (8.33%) Grails
5 4 (8.33%) JMS
5 4 (8.33%) Middleware
6 3 (6.25%) J2EE
6 3 (6.25%) Java EE
6 3 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (6.25%) RESTful
6 3 (6.25%) Web Services
7 2 (4.17%) OAuth2
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle ADF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) iPad
1 4 (8.33%) Online Games
1 4 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.08%) DataPower
3 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.08%) Equities
3 1 (2.08%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 48 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (37.50%) Unix
3 16 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (29.17%) SUSE
5 13 (27.08%) AIX
6 11 (22.92%) Solaris
7 3 (6.25%) HPUX
7 3 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (4.17%) Windows
8 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.08%) Android
9 1 (2.08%) CentOS
9 1 (2.08%) VMS
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (18.75%) TDD
3 8 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (14.58%) High Availability
4 7 (14.58%) ITIL
5 5 (10.42%) Change Management
5 5 (10.42%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 4 (8.33%) Low Latency
6 4 (8.33%) Microservices
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.25%) Migration
7 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.25%) Statistics
8 2 (4.17%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.17%) Web Development
8 2 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 14 (29.17%) SQL
3 13 (27.08%) Java
4 4 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.33%) PL/SQL
4 4 (8.33%) Python
5 3 (6.25%) Groovy
5 3 (6.25%) Korn
5 3 (6.25%) Perl
6 2 (4.17%) Scala
7 1 (2.08%) C
7 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (20.83%) SC Cleared
1 10 (20.83%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.08%) MCP
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.08%) OCP
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.08%) SAP Certification
3 1 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) QA
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (12.50%) Oracle RAC
1 6 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Docker
3 1 (2.08%) Firmware
3 1 (2.08%) NFS
3 1 (2.08%) vSphere
3 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Puppet
2 9 (18.75%) BladeLogic
2 9 (18.75%) NetBackup
3 7 (14.58%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (8.33%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.17%) vRealize
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.08%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (22.92%) Red Hat
3 5 (10.42%) HP
3 5 (10.42%) IBM
3 5 (10.42%) VMware
4 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 2 (4.17%) Cognos
4 2 (4.17%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.08%) EMC
5 1 (2.08%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.08%) SAP
5 1 (2.08%) Software AG
5 1 (2.08%) Sophos
5 1 (2.08%) webMethods