Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 843 837 749
Rank change year-on-year -6 -88 +84
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 46 58 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.057% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 0.27% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 21 92
UK median daily rate £450 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -
10th Percentile £344 £300 £331
90th Percentile £570 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £348 £400
% change year-on-year +29.50% -13.13% +8.11%
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 21,533 21,441 22,800
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.03% 21.00% 21.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,306 13,616 14,362
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +1.27%
10th Percentile £163 £170 £200
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35% +2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,464 1,306 1,316
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.29
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +7.43% -1.27%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.69
90th Percentile £47.26 £47.67 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.71 £15.50
% change year-on-year -1.23% +7.77% -3.97%

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 November 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 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 18 November 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 -2 45 £450 +17.26% 8
UK excluding London -31 34 £450 +29.50% 8
North of England -20 15 £425 +41.67% 3
London +6 11 £500 +17.65% 1
South East -14 9 £450 +30.43% 2
Midlands -18 6 £500 +33.20% 2
West Midlands -26 6 £500 +33.20% 2
North East - 6 £525 - 2
North West -18 5 £275 -54.17%
Yorkshire -6 4 £425 +41.67% 1
South West -32 3 £500 +20.48%
East of England - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 46 (100.00%) Oracle
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (47.83%) Unix
3 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
3 19 (41.30%) Oracle Database
4 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
4 18 (39.13%) Data Guard
4 18 (39.13%) SQL
5 17 (36.96%) Oracle RAC
6 16 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (34.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 16 (34.78%) Shell Script
7 15 (32.61%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database 12c
8 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (28.26%) ITIL
9 13 (28.26%) Virtual Machines
10 12 (26.09%) DevOps
10 12 (26.09%) Open Source
11 11 (23.91%) Ansible
11 11 (23.91%) AIX
11 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
12 10 (21.74%) Java
12 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
12 10 (21.74%) MySQL
12 10 (21.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
12 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 9 (19.57%) Perl
13 9 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
14 8 (17.39%) Migration

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 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.35%) NetWeaver
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (4.35%) SAP Portal
3 2 (4.35%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.17%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (6.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) GitHub
2 1 (2.17%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) HTTP
1 2 (4.35%) SAN
2 1 (2.17%) Broadband
2 1 (2.17%) DNS
2 1 (2.17%) Firewall
2 1 (2.17%) LAN
2 1 (2.17%) NAS
2 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) Oracle Database
2 14 (30.43%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (21.74%) MySQL
4 9 (19.57%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (17.39%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (6.52%) MongoDB
7 3 (6.52%) Relational Database
8 2 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (4.35%) DB2
8 2 (4.35%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (4.35%) NoSQL
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (4.35%) SAP BW
9 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Git (software)
1 8 (17.39%) JIRA
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (4.35%) ProC
4 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Front Office
3 2 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Games
4 1 (2.17%) Marketing
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (36.96%) DBA
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (19.57%) Developer
4 6 (13.04%) Administrator
5 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.87%) SC Cleared DBA
6 4 (8.70%) Oracle Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Applications Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Designer
7 3 (6.52%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Build Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) IT Support
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Linux Support
8 2 (4.35%) Senior DBA
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (21.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (8.70%) Middleware
3 3 (6.52%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (4.35%) HTML
4 2 (4.35%) J2EE
4 2 (4.35%) OC4J
4 2 (4.35%) SAP Basis
4 2 (4.35%) SAP PI
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.17%) .NET
5 1 (2.17%) .NET Core
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) CSS
5 1 (2.17%) Dojo
5 1 (2.17%) EJB
5 1 (2.17%) JPA
5 1 (2.17%) JSP
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.87%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 2 (4.35%) EMC VNX
4 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (4.35%) Equities
4 2 (4.35%) Fixed Income
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.17%) Fintech
5 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (47.83%) Unix
3 11 (23.91%) AIX
4 10 (21.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.04%) Solaris
5 6 (13.04%) Windows
6 4 (8.70%) CentOS
6 4 (8.70%) HPUX
6 4 (8.70%) SUSE
7 3 (6.52%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (32.61%) Problem-Solving
3 14 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (28.26%) ITIL
5 12 (26.09%) DevOps
5 12 (26.09%) Open Source
6 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (17.39%) Kanban
6 8 (17.39%) Migration
7 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
8 5 (10.87%) CRM
8 5 (10.87%) Data Protection
9 4 (8.70%) High Availability
10 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.52%) Customer Requirements
10 3 (6.52%) Database Tuning
10 3 (6.52%) Time Management
10 3 (6.52%) Validation
10 3 (6.52%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 18 (39.13%) SQL
2 16 (34.78%) Shell Script
3 10 (21.74%) Java
3 10 (21.74%) PL/SQL
4 9 (19.57%) Perl
5 6 (13.04%) Python
6 5 (10.87%) PHP
6 5 (10.87%) PowerShell
7 4 (8.70%) C#
8 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
8 3 (6.52%) VB
9 2 (4.35%) C
9 2 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Security Cleared
2 18 (39.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (17.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (17.39%) Degree
3 8 (17.39%) OCP
3 8 (17.39%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (4.35%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.17%) DBS Check
5 1 (2.17%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 17 (36.96%) Oracle RAC
2 13 (28.26%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) Docker
3 2 (4.35%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.17%) NFS
4 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.17%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.17%) vSphere
4 1 (2.17%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (39.13%) Data Guard
2 16 (34.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 11 (23.91%) Ansible
4 6 (13.04%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.35%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (4.35%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (4.35%) Terraform
5 2 (4.35%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.17%) Control-M
6 1 (2.17%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 1 (2.17%) Nagios
6 1 (2.17%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.17%) Puppet
6 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Oracle
2 11 (23.91%) Red Hat
3 8 (17.39%) IBM
4 6 (13.04%) VMware
5 3 (6.52%) EMC
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.52%) Remedy
6 2 (4.35%) BMC
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) SAP
7 1 (2.17%) Sun
7 1 (2.17%) Tableau
7 1 (2.17%) Veritas