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 3 months to 30 March 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
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 551 574 590
Rank change year-on-year +23 +16  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 49 66 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.12% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.57% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 27
Median daily rate £426 £423 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.71% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £320 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £418 £345
% change year-on-year +7.78% +21.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Oracle Linux is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 9398 11612 11688
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.64% 21.45% 21.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5989 7236 6633
Median daily rate £405 £386 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.05% +2.80%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £196 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £530 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £365 £338
% change year-on-year +5.47% +8.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 581 684 978
Median hourly rate £16.18 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.93% +3.12%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45%  

Oracle Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 March 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 15 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 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 45 £455 +7.37% 10
London +24 26 £425 - 5
South West +7 9 £474 +22.25%
South East +4 9 £475 +13.77% 5
Hampshire -4 7 £475 +13.77% 4
City of London +9 3 - - 1
Scotland +23 2 £413 +26.92%
Wiltshire 0 2 £476 +22.70%
Milton Keynes - 2 £335 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £335 -
Andover - 1 £490 -
Telford - 1 - -
Corsham - 1 £426 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 90 (100.00%) Oracle
1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (60.00%) VMware
3 49 (54.44%) Red Hat
4 42 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 41 (45.56%) Unix
6 37 (41.11%) VMware Infrastructure
7 33 (36.67%) Bash Shell
8 31 (34.44%) ITIL
9 30 (33.33%) IBM
10 27 (30.00%) Shell Script
11 26 (28.89%) SC Cleared
11 26 (28.89%) Security Cleared
11 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database
12 25 (27.78%) Middleware
13 24 (26.67%) Windows
13 24 (26.67%) SQL
14 23 (25.56%) AIX
15 22 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
16 20 (22.22%) vSphere
17 17 (18.89%) SUSE
17 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
17 17 (18.89%) ITIL V3
17 17 (18.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
18 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
19 15 (16.67%) Perl
19 15 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
19 15 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
20 14 (15.56%) WebLogic

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 14 (15.56%) WebLogic
2 10 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 8 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
4 6 (6.67%) GeoServer
4 6 (6.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (5.56%) Apache
6 3 (3.33%) IIS
7 2 (2.22%) nginx
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.11%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (1.11%) Commerce Server
8 1 (1.11%) Mule
8 1 (1.11%) Mule ESB
8 1 (1.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 1 (1.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.11%) Infor M3
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.78%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.33%) SaaS
3 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (14.44%) SSL
2 12 (13.33%) LDAP
3 11 (12.22%) DNS
3 11 (12.22%) Firewall
3 11 (12.22%) SAN
4 7 (7.78%) Internet
5 6 (6.67%) IPsec
5 6 (6.67%) Network Security
6 5 (5.56%) Kerberos
7 3 (3.33%) Wireless
8 2 (2.22%) VLAN
8 2 (2.22%) VSAN
9 1 (1.11%) DHCP
9 1 (1.11%) HTTP
9 1 (1.11%) InfiniBand
9 1 (1.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (28.89%) Oracle Database
2 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database 10g
2 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.00%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (7.78%) DB2
5 7 (7.78%) MySQL
5 7 (7.78%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 7 (7.78%) SQL Server
6 6 (6.67%) Oracle Discoverer
7 5 (5.56%) Oracle OWB
8 3 (3.33%) InterSystems Cache
9 2 (2.22%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.22%) SQLite
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (1.11%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.11%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 12 (13.33%) Oracle APEX
2 7 (7.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (6.67%) TeamCity
4 5 (5.56%) Toad
5 4 (4.44%) Oracle Forms
6 3 (3.33%) Bitbucket
7 2 (2.22%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.22%) Maven
7 2 (2.22%) Selenium
7 2 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 9 (10.00%) Finance
2 7 (7.78%) Retail
3 6 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.56%) Electronics
4 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 5 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.22%) Military
6 1 (1.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (21.11%) Administrator
2 18 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (14.44%) DBA
3 13 (14.44%) Developer
3 13 (14.44%) Oracle DBA
4 10 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (11.11%) Unix Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) Oracle Developer
6 7 (7.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (7.78%) Unix Administrator
7 6 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) AIX Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Unix Support
9 4 (4.44%) Senior Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Server Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.78%) Middleware
2 15 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (12.22%) Web Services
4 10 (11.11%) OAuth2
4 10 (11.11%) RESTful
5 8 (8.89%) CSS
5 8 (8.89%) HTML
6 7 (7.78%) Ajax
6 7 (7.78%) jQuery
7 6 (6.67%) REST
8 4 (4.44%) Spring
9 3 (3.33%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (3.33%) Apache Camel
9 3 (3.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 3 (3.33%) Spring Integration
10 2 (2.22%) Grails
10 2 (2.22%) Java EE
10 2 (2.22%) JMS
10 2 (2.22%) LEMP Stack
10 2 (2.22%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.44%) EMC VNX
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.33%) Clustering
2 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (3.33%) Private Cloud
2 3 (3.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (2.22%) DataPower
3 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Exalogic
4 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.11%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.11%) iPad
4 1 (1.11%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 90 (100.00%) Linux
2 42 (46.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 41 (45.56%) Unix
4 24 (26.67%) Windows
5 23 (25.56%) AIX
6 17 (18.89%) SUSE
6 17 (18.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 13 (14.44%) Solaris
8 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (7.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (6.67%) CentOS
10 6 (6.67%) Windows Server
11 3 (3.33%) Debian
11 3 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (34.44%) ITIL
2 17 (18.89%) ITIL V3
3 16 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (15.56%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (15.56%) Identity Management
5 13 (14.44%) DevOps
5 13 (14.44%) Service Management
6 12 (13.33%) ITSM
7 10 (11.11%) Change Management
7 10 (11.11%) Load Balancing
8 8 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 8 (8.89%) High Availability
9 7 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
9 7 (7.78%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (5.56%) Build Automation
10 5 (5.56%) Identity Access Management
10 5 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (5.56%) Security Hardening
10 5 (5.56%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.67%) Bash Shell
2 27 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 24 (26.67%) SQL
4 15 (16.67%) Perl
5 13 (14.44%) PL/SQL
6 8 (8.89%) Java
6 8 (8.89%) Korn
7 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
8 6 (6.67%) Python
9 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.33%) Ruby
10 2 (2.22%) C
10 2 (2.22%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (28.89%) SC Cleared
1 26 (28.89%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.56%) EMC Certification
3 2 (2.22%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.22%) RHCE
3 2 (2.22%) RHCSS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 5 (5.56%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.11%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 37 (41.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (24.44%) Virtual Machines
3 20 (22.22%) vSphere
4 16 (17.78%) Active Directory
5 15 (16.67%) Oracle RAC
6 10 (11.11%) NFS
7 7 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.33%) GFS2
8 3 (3.33%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.33%) OCFS2
9 1 (1.11%) Oracle Clusterware
9 1 (1.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (14.44%) Ansible
1 13 (14.44%) Puppet
2 11 (12.22%) Red Hat Satellite
2 11 (12.22%) vRealize
3 10 (11.11%) ZABBIX
4 9 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (7.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 6 (6.67%) Oracle RMAN
7 5 (5.56%) Data Guard
8 4 (4.44%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 4 (4.44%) Simpana
9 3 (3.33%) Cacti
9 3 (3.33%) Nagios
9 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (2.22%) SCCM
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle EDQ
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 90 (100.00%) Oracle
2 54 (60.00%) VMware
3 49 (54.44%) Red Hat
4 30 (33.33%) IBM
5 17 (18.89%) Microsoft
6 12 (13.33%) NetApp
7 10 (11.11%) CommVault
7 10 (11.11%) Sun
8 6 (6.67%) Canon
9 5 (5.56%) EMC
9 5 (5.56%) SAP
10 3 (3.33%) Brocade
10 3 (3.33%) Cisco
10 3 (3.33%) EXASOL
10 3 (3.33%) F5
10 3 (3.33%) HP
10 3 (3.33%) Sybase
10 3 (3.33%) WorldPay
11 2 (2.22%) Software AG
11 2 (2.22%) webMethods
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