Period
to 7 December 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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 754 848 843
Rank change year-on-year +94 -5 -65
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 38 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.047% 0.048% 0.055%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.23% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 34 20
UK median daily rate £420 £450 £384
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +17.26% -9.71%
10th Percentile £338 £344 £323
90th Percentile £638 £572 £509
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £450 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57% -12.50%
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 17,008 21,922 21,543
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.19% 20.94% 20.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 10,463 13,592 13,764
UK median daily rate £413 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £140 £163 £170
90th Percentile £600 £601 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year - +3.33% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,296 1,483 1,279
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.60 £47.50 £47.57
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.88 £16.50 £16.56
% change year-on-year +2.29% -0.35% +5.97%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +93 32 £500 +11.11% 4
UK excluding London +94 29 £500 +11.11% 5
South East +65 12 £550 +22.22% 1
North of England +29 10 £331 -22.06% 2
London +92 8 £400 -23.81%
Yorkshire +40 7 £306 -27.94%
Scotland - 5 £390 - 1
North East +24 2 £350 -33.33% 1
North West +14 2 £350 +27.27% 1
Midlands +44 1 - - 1
East of England +42 1 £400 +6.67%
West Midlands +31 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 38 (100.00%) Oracle
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (57.89%) Oracle Database
3 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
4 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
4 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database 12c
5 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (34.21%) SQL
6 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
7 11 (28.95%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (28.95%) Data Guard
7 11 (28.95%) Migration
8 10 (26.32%) Unix
9 9 (23.68%) Java
9 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (23.68%) Oracle ODI
10 8 (21.05%) Data Structures
10 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
10 8 (21.05%) AIX
10 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
10 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
10 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
11 7 (18.42%) System Testing
11 7 (18.42%) Derivative
11 7 (18.42%) NAS
11 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
11 7 (18.42%) Oracle Applications

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 8 (21.05%) Tomcat
1 8 (21.05%) WebLogic
2 7 (18.42%) Apache
3 4 (10.53%) NetWeaver
3 4 (10.53%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (10.53%) SAP Portal
4 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.63%) Confluence
4 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.26%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) OpenShift
1 2 (5.26%) PaaS
2 1 (2.63%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.42%) NAS
2 4 (10.53%) SAN
3 3 (7.89%) DHCP
3 3 (7.89%) IPsec
4 2 (5.26%) NetScaler
4 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (57.89%) Oracle Database
2 14 (36.84%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (23.68%) Oracle ODI
4 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 10g
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (13.16%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (10.53%) MySQL
7 4 (10.53%) SAP BW
8 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
8 3 (7.89%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (2.63%) Big Data
10 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (13.16%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 4 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.89%) Electronics
3 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
3 3 (7.89%) Marketing
3 3 (7.89%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.63%) Local Government
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Administrator
2 9 (23.68%) Developer
3 8 (21.05%) Linux Administrator
4 7 (18.42%) Consultant
4 7 (18.42%) DBA
4 7 (18.42%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (10.53%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 4 (10.53%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support
7 2 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Linux Developer
7 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared DBA
7 2 (5.26%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Cloud Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) HTML
1 7 (18.42%) XSLT
2 6 (15.79%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 4 (10.53%) SAP Basis
3 4 (10.53%) SAP PI
4 3 (7.89%) Java EE
4 3 (7.89%) JPA
5 2 (5.26%) OAuth
5 2 (5.26%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.63%) Elastic Stack
6 1 (2.63%) Middleware
6 1 (2.63%) ModSecurity
6 1 (2.63%) REST
6 1 (2.63%) Spring
6 1 (2.63%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Data Structures
2 7 (18.42%) Derivative
3 6 (15.79%) Clustering
4 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (5.26%) Data Centre
5 2 (5.26%) Replication
6 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (26.32%) Unix
4 8 (21.05%) AIX
5 7 (18.42%) Windows
6 6 (15.79%) CentOS
7 4 (10.53%) Solaris
7 4 (10.53%) SUSE
7 4 (10.53%) Ubuntu
8 3 (7.89%) HPUX
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
9 1 (2.63%) VMS
9 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (28.95%) Migration
3 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.42%) Analytics
5 7 (18.42%) Sprint Planning
5 7 (18.42%) Sprint Review
5 7 (18.42%) System Testing
5 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
5 7 (18.42%) User Stories
6 6 (15.79%) Data Integration
6 6 (15.79%) ETL
6 6 (15.79%) ITIL
7 5 (13.16%) Data Analytics
7 5 (13.16%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (13.16%) Re-Platforming
8 4 (10.53%) CRM
8 4 (10.53%) Information Exploitation
8 4 (10.53%) Supplier Relationship Management
8 4 (10.53%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (34.21%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) Java
3 8 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 7 (18.42%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
6 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.63%) C++
7 1 (2.63%) Go
7 1 (2.63%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
2 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (10.53%) NFS
4 3 (7.89%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (5.26%) HDFS
5 2 (5.26%) OCFS2
5 2 (5.26%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) Data Guard
2 7 (18.42%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (15.79%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Nagios
5 2 (5.26%) CSIRT
5 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (5.26%) Nmap
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (2.63%) Opsview
6 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 16 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.42%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) HP
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.26%) Splunk
5 2 (5.26%) Tripwire
6 1 (2.63%) BMC
6 1 (2.63%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.63%) EnterpriseDB
6 1 (2.63%) IBM