Period
to 16 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 851 841 779
Rank change year-on-year -10 -62 +58
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 52 55 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.054% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.26% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 19 61
UK median daily rate £450 £393 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.65% -7.65% +14.86%
10th Percentile £344 £320 £320
90th Percentile £571 £518 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £400
% change year-on-year +24.14% -9.38% +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 21,799 21,303 21,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.92% 20.76% 21.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,532 13,588 13,681
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £163 £170 £193
90th Percentile £606 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,449 1,273 1,290
UK median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.51% +7.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.71 £15.36
% change year-on-year -1.23% +8.79% -4.03%

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 December 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 16 December 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 -5 51 £463 +14.55% 5
UK excluding London -5 41 £450 +24.14% 5
North of England -13 13 £425 +41.67% 1
South East -12 12 £450 +20.00% 2
London +10 10 £500 +17.65%
West Midlands -21 9 £500 +33.20% 2
Midlands -25 9 £500 +37.79% 2
North West -11 6 £275 -54.17% 1
South West -19 6 £500 +20.48%
Yorkshire -12 4 £425 +41.67%
North East - 3 £525 -
East of England - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 52 (100.00%) Oracle
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) Unix
3 22 (42.31%) Oracle Database
4 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
5 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
5 19 (36.54%) SQL
6 18 (34.62%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (34.62%) Data Guard
7 17 (32.69%) Oracle Database 12c
8 16 (30.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
10 14 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
10 14 (26.92%) DevOps
11 13 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
11 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (25.00%) Open Source
11 13 (25.00%) Java
12 12 (23.08%) Ansible
13 11 (21.15%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (21.15%) ITIL
13 11 (21.15%) Migration
14 10 (19.23%) AIX
14 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
14 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
15 9 (17.31%) Perl
15 9 (17.31%) Python
15 9 (17.31%) Validation
15 9 (17.31%) Git (software)

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 7 (13.46%) WebLogic
2 4 (7.69%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.77%) Confluence
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (3.85%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.85%) SAP Portal
4 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 2 (3.85%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.92%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.92%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.92%) nginx
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.92%) GitHub
3 1 (1.92%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Broadband
2 1 (1.92%) DNS
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) NAS
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (42.31%) Oracle Database
2 17 (32.69%) Oracle Database 12c
3 8 (15.38%) MySQL
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server
4 7 (13.46%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (11.54%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (9.62%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (5.77%) DB2
7 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
7 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (3.85%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (3.85%) Oracle Exadata
8 2 (3.85%) SAP BW
9 1 (1.92%) Apache Hive
9 1 (1.92%) Big Data
9 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
1 9 (17.31%) JIRA
2 5 (9.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (9.62%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.77%) Maven
4 3 (5.77%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (5.77%) Subversion
5 2 (3.85%) ProC
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Front Office
3 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) Games
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (32.69%) DBA
2 16 (30.77%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (17.31%) Developer
4 5 (9.62%) Administrator
4 5 (9.62%) Applications Support
4 5 (9.62%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Applications Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Designer
6 3 (5.77%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (5.77%) SC Cleared DBA
6 3 (5.77%) Senior DBA
6 3 (5.77%) Senior DevOps
6 3 (5.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Oracle DBA
7 2 (3.85%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 2 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 4 (7.69%) Middleware
3 3 (5.77%) HTML
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle ADF
4 2 (3.85%) CSS
4 2 (3.85%) Dojo
4 2 (3.85%) EJB
4 2 (3.85%) J2EE
4 2 (3.85%) JPA
4 2 (3.85%) JSP
4 2 (3.85%) OC4J
4 2 (3.85%) SAP Basis
4 2 (3.85%) SAP PI
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.92%) .NET
5 1 (1.92%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.77%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.85%) Clustering
3 2 (3.85%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.85%) Equities
3 2 (3.85%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.92%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (44.23%) Unix
3 13 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (19.23%) AIX
5 8 (15.38%) CentOS
6 6 (11.54%) Solaris
6 6 (11.54%) Ubuntu
6 6 (11.54%) Windows
7 5 (9.62%) SUSE
8 3 (5.77%) HPUX
8 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.92%) DevOps
2 14 (26.92%) Performance Tuning
3 13 (25.00%) Open Source
3 13 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
4 11 (21.15%) ITIL
4 11 (21.15%) Migration
5 9 (17.31%) Validation
6 7 (13.46%) Computer Science
6 7 (13.46%) Mentoring
7 6 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (11.54%) High Availability
7 6 (11.54%) Kanban
7 6 (11.54%) Workshop Facilitation
8 5 (9.62%) CRM
8 5 (9.62%) Data Protection
9 4 (7.69%) Decision-Making
9 4 (7.69%) SDLC
10 3 (5.77%) Coaching
10 3 (5.77%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 14 (26.92%) Shell Script
3 13 (25.00%) Java
4 10 (19.23%) PL/SQL
5 9 (17.31%) Perl
5 9 (17.31%) Python
6 5 (9.62%) PHP
6 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
7 4 (7.69%) C#
8 3 (5.77%) Bash Shell
8 3 (5.77%) VB
9 2 (3.85%) C
9 2 (3.85%) VBA
10 1 (1.92%) Korn
Qualifications
1 21 (40.38%) Security Cleared
2 19 (36.54%) SC Cleared
3 7 (13.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (13.46%) Degree
4 6 (11.54%) OCP
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (5.77%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.92%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.92%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
2 2 (3.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (34.62%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (21.15%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.77%) Docker
4 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.92%) NFS
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (34.62%) Data Guard
2 16 (30.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (23.08%) Ansible
4 6 (11.54%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.85%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
5 2 (3.85%) Terraform
5 2 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.92%) Control-M
6 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.92%) Nagios
6 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.92%) Puppet
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 52 (100.00%) Oracle
2 10 (19.23%) Red Hat
3 7 (13.46%) IBM
4 5 (9.62%) VMware
5 3 (5.77%) Dell
5 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
5 3 (5.77%) Remedy
6 2 (3.85%) BMC
6 2 (3.85%) EMC
6 2 (3.85%) HP
6 2 (3.85%) SAP
7 1 (1.92%) Sun
7 1 (1.92%) Tableau
7 1 (1.92%) Veritas