Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 797 860 808
Rank change year-on-year +63 -52 -44
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 36 47 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.046% 0.056%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.22% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 30
UK median daily rate £483 £438 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.29% -3.85% +7.06%
10th Percentile £423 £381 £338
90th Percentile £528 £536 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +9.77% -2.22% +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 18,552 21,412 19,675
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.15% 20.73% 20.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 11,675 13,377 12,396
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £155 £180 £195
90th Percentile £625 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,187 1,466 1,145
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.06% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.55
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +3.23% -6.06%

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 23 July 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 7 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 23 July 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 +47 35 £483 +10.29% 3
UK excluding London +38 26 £483 +9.77% 1
South East +14 23 £483 +9.77%
London +48 8 £450 +4.65% 2
East of England - 2 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 36 (100.00%) Oracle
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (72.22%) Oracle Database
3 25 (69.44%) Unix
4 24 (66.67%) Shell Script
5 22 (61.11%) AIX
6 21 (58.33%) CRM
6 21 (58.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 20 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
8 19 (52.78%) Oracle RAC
9 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
9 18 (50.00%) Finance
9 18 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
9 18 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
10 17 (47.22%) Oracle BI EE
10 17 (47.22%) Load Balancing
10 17 (47.22%) Middleware
10 17 (47.22%) IBM
10 17 (47.22%) PL/SQL
10 17 (47.22%) SQL
11 16 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
11 16 (44.44%) Oracle Fusion
11 16 (44.44%) Oracle EBS R12
11 16 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
11 16 (44.44%) Relational Database
12 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
12 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 15 (41.67%) Management Information System

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 (11.11%) SAP Portal
2 3 (8.33%) NetWeaver
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.78%) Apache
4 1 (2.78%) Commerce Server
4 1 (2.78%) Confluence
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.78%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle Applications
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle EBS
1 16 (44.44%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 2 (5.56%) Firewall
3 1 (2.78%) DHCP
3 1 (2.78%) DMZ
3 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
3 1 (2.78%) LAN
3 1 (2.78%) NAS
3 1 (2.78%) SAN
3 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (72.22%) Oracle Database
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 17 (47.22%) Oracle BI EE
4 16 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 15 (41.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 15 (41.67%) RDBMS
6 14 (38.89%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle Database 12c
7 4 (11.11%) SAP BW
8 3 (8.33%) MySQL
9 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects XI
10 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (2.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.78%) Maven
2 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.78%) Cantonese Language
3 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (55.56%) DBA
2 18 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
3 9 (25.00%) Administrator
4 6 (16.67%) SC Cleared DBA
5 5 (13.89%) Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) DV Cleared DBA
6 4 (11.11%) SAP Basis Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) SAP Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Senior DBA
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Oracle DBA
8 2 (5.56%) Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Oracle Architect
8 2 (5.56%) Solaris Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Unix Administrator
8 2 (5.56%) Unix Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.78%) E-Business Administrator
9 1 (2.78%) Oracle Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (47.22%) Middleware
2 16 (44.44%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (11.11%) SAP Basis
3 4 (11.11%) SAP PI
4 1 (2.78%) CSS
4 1 (2.78%) Dojo
4 1 (2.78%) EJB
4 1 (2.78%) HTML
4 1 (2.78%) JPA
4 1 (2.78%) JSP
4 1 (2.78%) LDAP
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (5.56%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Licensing
4 1 (2.78%) Replication
4 1 (2.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 36 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (69.44%) Unix
3 22 (61.11%) AIX
4 9 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (19.44%) Solaris
6 6 (16.67%) SUSE
7 2 (5.56%) Debian
7 2 (5.56%) Ubuntu
7 2 (5.56%) Windows
7 2 (5.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (58.33%) CRM
2 18 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 17 (47.22%) Load Balancing
4 16 (44.44%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (38.89%) Strategic Management
6 11 (30.56%) Time Management
7 5 (13.89%) Migration
8 4 (11.11%) Supplier Relationship Management
9 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (8.33%) Configuration Management
9 3 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (8.33%) Security Patching
10 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
10 2 (5.56%) Decision-Making
10 2 (5.56%) DevOps
10 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.56%) SOA
11 1 (2.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 17 (47.22%) PL/SQL
2 17 (47.22%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) Java
4 5 (13.89%) Perl
4 5 (13.89%) Python
5 4 (11.11%) Bourne shell
5 4 (11.11%) C-shell
6 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.78%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (41.67%) SC Cleared
3 11 (30.56%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.78%) Degree
4 1 (2.78%) OCP
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Certification
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) KVM
2 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (58.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 20 (55.56%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (16.67%) Data Guard
4 3 (8.33%) Ansible
4 3 (8.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.56%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.78%) Nagios
6 1 (2.78%) Opsview
6 1 (2.78%) Puppet
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (47.22%) IBM
3 13 (36.11%) Informatica
4 9 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (11.11%) EMC
5 4 (11.11%) SAP
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 2 (5.56%) Symantec
7 2 (5.56%) VMware
8 1 (2.78%) Centrify
8 1 (2.78%) EnterpriseDB
8 1 (2.78%) HP