Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 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
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 817 762 828
Rank change year-on-year -55 +66 -58
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 57 120 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.12% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.55% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 70 46
UK median daily rate £384 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.71% +9.68% -22.11%
10th Percentile £323 £320 £300
90th Percentile £509 £488 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £410 £370
% change year-on-year -14.63% +10.81% -5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
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 21482 21802 24180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.79% 21.12% 21.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 13709 13740 14347
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £193 £186
90th Percentile £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year +2.74% +0.69% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1267 1292 1893
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £16.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.38
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.20 £42.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.46 £16.07
% change year-on-year +6.71% -3.78% +1.23%

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 13 December 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 13 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 13 December 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 -55 54 £393 -7.65% 2
UK excluding London -5 39 £350 -14.63% 2
London -59 16 £425 -
Midlands +31 13 £363 -
North of England +48 12 £300 -23.08%
West Midlands - 12 £375 -
South East -26 11 £360 -15.29% 1
North West +9 8 £600 +53.85%
Yorkshire +28 4 £300 -17.24%
Wales +13 1 £350 -22.22%
South West +3 1 £415 +10.67%
East Midlands -3 1 £350 -
Scotland -24 1 - -

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 57 (100.00%) Oracle
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (38.60%) Unix
2 22 (38.60%) Shell Script
3 21 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (31.58%) Red Hat
4 18 (31.58%) SQL
5 16 (28.07%) SAN
5 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
5 16 (28.07%) Puppet
6 15 (26.32%) AIX
6 15 (26.32%) SUSE
7 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (22.81%) Retail
7 13 (22.81%) Solaris
7 13 (22.81%) Tomcat
7 13 (22.81%) Java
7 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
7 13 (22.81%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (21.05%) BladeLogic
8 12 (21.05%) HTML
8 12 (21.05%) CSS
8 12 (21.05%) NetBackup
9 11 (19.30%) WebSphere
10 10 (17.54%) TDD
10 10 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (15.79%) VMware
11 9 (15.79%) JSP
11 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
12 8 (14.04%) High Availability

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 (22.81%) Tomcat
2 11 (19.30%) WebSphere
3 5 (8.77%) Commerce Server
4 4 (7.02%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.26%) Apache
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.75%) GeoServer
7 1 (1.75%) IIS
7 1 (1.75%) Mule
7 1 (1.75%) Mule ESB
7 1 (1.75%) NetWeaver
7 1 (1.75%) SAS
7 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.75%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.81%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.07%) SAN
2 5 (8.77%) DNS
2 5 (8.77%) Firewall
3 4 (7.02%) SSL
4 3 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (3.51%) NAS
5 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
6 1 (1.75%) DHCP
6 1 (1.75%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Database 12c
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (7.02%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.02%) DB2
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.51%) MySQL
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.75%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.75%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.26%) Maven
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.51%) Bitbucket
3 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
3 2 (3.51%) Toad
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (22.81%) Retail
2 8 (14.04%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Military
5 1 (1.75%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (35.09%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) WebSphere Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Administrator
4 6 (10.53%) AIX Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Consultant
6 4 (7.02%) DBA
6 4 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (7.02%) Oracle Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Solaris Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.26%) NetApp Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.51%) Senior Technical Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.05%) CSS
1 12 (21.05%) HTML
2 9 (15.79%) JSP
3 7 (12.28%) Dojo
3 7 (12.28%) EJB
3 7 (12.28%) JPA
4 6 (10.53%) Middleware
5 4 (7.02%) Spring
5 4 (7.02%) Spring Integration
6 3 (5.26%) Apache Camel
6 3 (5.26%) Grails
6 3 (5.26%) JMS
6 3 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (5.26%) REST
7 2 (3.51%) J2EE
7 2 (3.51%) jQuery
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle ADF
7 2 (3.51%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (3.51%) RESTful
7 2 (3.51%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) iPad
2 3 (5.26%) Online Games
3 2 (3.51%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (1.75%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.75%) DataPower
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 57 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (38.60%) Unix
3 21 (36.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (26.32%) AIX
4 15 (26.32%) SUSE
5 13 (22.81%) Solaris
6 5 (8.77%) Windows
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.51%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (3.51%) HPUX
8 2 (3.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (1.75%) Android
9 1 (1.75%) CentOS
9 1 (1.75%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (17.54%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (17.54%) TDD
3 8 (14.04%) High Availability
4 7 (12.28%) ITIL
5 6 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (8.77%) Change Management
6 5 (8.77%) Performance Testing
6 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
7 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.26%) Low Latency
8 3 (5.26%) Microservices
8 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (5.26%) Web Development
9 2 (3.51%) ETL
9 2 (3.51%) Migration
9 2 (3.51%) SOA
9 2 (3.51%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Shell Script
2 18 (31.58%) SQL
3 13 (22.81%) Java
4 6 (10.53%) PL/SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Bash Shell
5 5 (8.77%) Perl
6 4 (7.02%) Python
7 3 (5.26%) C
7 3 (5.26%) Korn
7 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.51%) Groovy
8 2 (3.51%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.51%) Scala
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Security Cleared
2 13 (22.81%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.51%) Degree
3 2 (3.51%) NCDA
3 2 (3.51%) NCIE
3 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (1.75%) CCA
4 1 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.75%) MCP
4 1 (1.75%) MCSA
4 1 (1.75%) MCSE
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.75%) NCSA
4 1 (1.75%) RHCE
4 1 (1.75%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.75%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (1.75%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (7.02%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (5.26%) Docker
3 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.51%) NFS
4 2 (3.51%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.51%) VMware NSX
4 2 (3.51%) vSphere
4 2 (3.51%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (28.07%) Puppet
2 12 (21.05%) BladeLogic
2 12 (21.05%) NetBackup
3 5 (8.77%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 4 (7.02%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.51%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.51%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.75%) Ansible
6 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 1 (1.75%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (1.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.75%) vCenter Server
6 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 57 (100.00%) Oracle
2 18 (31.58%) Red Hat
3 9 (15.79%) VMware
4 5 (8.77%) HP
4 5 (8.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.02%) IBM
6 3 (5.26%) Cisco
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix
6 3 (5.26%) NetApp
7 2 (3.51%) Cognos
7 2 (3.51%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.75%) EMC
8 1 (1.75%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.75%) SAP
8 1 (1.75%) Software AG
8 1 (1.75%) Sophos
8 1 (1.75%) webMethods