Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 766 733
Rank change year-on-year -59 -33 +70
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 45 68 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.074% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.36% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 43 115
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% -1.18%
10th Percentile £376 £338 £343
90th Percentile £536 £575 £537
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% +7.38%
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 20,898 19,024 23,863
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.85% 20.83% 22.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,153 11,973 14,892
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £208
90th Percentile £606 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £400 £375
% change year-on-year -1.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,402 1,131 1,346
UK median hourly rate £17.47 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.85% -2.94% +5.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.88% -3.88% +4.76%

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 22 June 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 11 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 22 June 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 -65 44 £440 +0.46% 6
UK excluding London -25 35 £440 -2.22% 4
South East -26 22 £440 -2.22% 4
North of England -12 11 £400 -5.88%
London -67 10 £475 +11.76% 2
North West -14 5 - -
Yorkshire -16 3 £400 +33.33%
North East - 3 £458 -
Midlands -3 1 - -
West Midlands -25 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 45 (100.00%) Oracle
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) Unix
3 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.89%) Java
5 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database
5 13 (28.89%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (26.67%) Shell Script
7 9 (20.00%) Solaris
7 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 9 (20.00%) CSS
7 9 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
7 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
8 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
8 8 (17.78%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (17.78%) SQL
8 8 (17.78%) AIX
8 8 (17.78%) SAN
8 8 (17.78%) TDD
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
9 7 (15.56%) HP
9 7 (15.56%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (15.56%) NFS
9 7 (15.56%) Puppet
9 7 (15.56%) Ansible
10 6 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring

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 6 (13.33%) Commerce Server
1 6 (13.33%) Tomcat
1 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 4 (8.89%) JBoss
3 2 (4.44%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.44%) GitHub
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.22%) IaaS
4 1 (2.22%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) LAN
3 2 (4.44%) WAN
4 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.22%) NAS
4 1 (2.22%) Network Security
4 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Oracle Database
2 9 (20.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (6.67%) GIS
5 3 (6.67%) MySQL
5 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (2.22%) DB2
7 1 (2.22%) DTS
7 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
7 1 (2.22%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.67%) JIRA
2 3 (6.67%) Maven
3 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 3 (6.67%) Local Government
5 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Administrator
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
3 10 (22.22%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (17.78%) DBA
5 7 (15.56%) Oracle DBA
6 6 (13.33%) Java Developer
6 6 (13.33%) WebSphere Developer
7 5 (11.11%) Solaris Administrator
7 5 (11.11%) Support Specialist
7 5 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.89%) Linux Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Linux Specialist
8 4 (8.89%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (8.89%) Unix Administrator
8 4 (8.89%) Unix Specialist
9 3 (6.67%) Linux Consultant
9 3 (6.67%) Server Specialist
9 3 (6.67%) Server Support
9 3 (6.67%) Server Support Specialist
9 3 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) CSS
2 6 (13.33%) Dojo
2 6 (13.33%) HTML
2 6 (13.33%) JSP
3 5 (11.11%) EJB
3 5 (11.11%) JPA
4 3 (6.67%) Apache Camel
4 3 (6.67%) Apache CXF
4 3 (6.67%) JMS
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (6.67%) Spring
5 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 2 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.22%) Memcached
6 1 (2.22%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 5 (11.11%) User Experience
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Exalytics
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) PMI
4 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.22%) Fintech
5 1 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.22%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (35.56%) Unix
3 9 (20.00%) Solaris
4 8 (17.78%) AIX
4 8 (17.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (13.33%) HPUX
6 2 (4.44%) Windows
7 1 (2.22%) SUSE
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.89%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (17.78%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (17.78%) TDD
4 7 (15.56%) Configuration Management
5 6 (13.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 5 (11.11%) Fault Management
6 5 (11.11%) High Availability
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
6 5 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 5 (11.11%) Scrum
6 5 (11.11%) Web Development
7 4 (8.89%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.89%) DevOps
7 4 (8.89%) ITIL
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) Security Hardening
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) Shell Script
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 3 (6.67%) Bash Shell
5 3 (6.67%) Bourne shell
6 2 (4.44%) Java 8
6 2 (4.44%) Korn
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) C
7 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 15 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) OCP
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.67%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.22%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (2.22%) LPIC
5 1 (2.22%) OCA
5 1 (2.22%) RHCA
5 1 (2.22%) RHCE
5 1 (2.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (17.78%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (15.56%) NFS
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.44%) Gluster
6 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) Corosync
6 1 (2.22%) Docker
6 1 (2.22%) Firmware
6 1 (2.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (15.56%) Ansible
1 7 (15.56%) Puppet
2 5 (11.11%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (8.89%) BladeLogic
3 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
3 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (6.67%) Data Guard
4 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.44%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.44%) Salt
6 1 (2.22%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Oracle
2 9 (20.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (15.56%) HP
4 6 (13.33%) IBM
5 4 (8.89%) VMware
6 2 (4.44%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.22%) BMC
7 1 (2.22%) Brocade
7 1 (2.22%) Capita
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Sun
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec
7 1 (2.22%) WorldPay