Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 825 749 804
Rank change year-on-year -76 +55 -56
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 51 121 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.59% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 71 46
UK median daily rate £420 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.18% +13.33% -25.00%
10th Percentile £323 £320 £300
90th Percentile £500 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £408 £370
% change year-on-year -1.84% +10.14% -12.94%
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 20,798 20,526 23,004
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.74% 21.12% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,264 12,890 13,641
UK median daily rate £425 £403 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £193 £185
90th Percentile £613 £575 £569
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £370 £363
% change year-on-year +3.99% +2.07% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,259 1,281 1,814
UK median hourly rate £17.43 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.64% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year +4.04% -3.88% +3.13%

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 18 January 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 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 18 January 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 -50 48 £425 - 5
UK excluding London -20 39 £400 -1.84% 5
Midlands +19 14 £363 -
North of England +35 13 £350 -10.26% 1
West Midlands +23 13 £375 -
London -73 11 £425 - 1
South East -37 9 £425 - 1
North West +11 8 £600 +53.85% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £300 -
South West +13 1 £415 +10.67%
Wales +6 1 £350 -22.22% 1
East Midlands +3 1 £350 -
Scotland -17 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 51 (100.00%) Oracle
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (45.10%) Shell Script
2 23 (45.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
3 19 (37.25%) Red Hat
4 17 (33.33%) Unix
4 17 (33.33%) SQL
4 17 (33.33%) Puppet
5 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
5 16 (31.37%) BladeLogic
5 16 (31.37%) SAN
6 14 (27.45%) Solaris
7 13 (25.49%) NetBackup
7 13 (25.49%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (23.53%) SUSE
8 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (23.53%) AIX
8 12 (23.53%) HTML
8 12 (23.53%) CSS
9 11 (21.57%) WebSphere
10 10 (19.61%) Java
10 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
10 10 (19.61%) Retail
10 10 (19.61%) VMware
10 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (17.65%) TDD
11 9 (17.65%) JSP
11 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
12 7 (13.73%) Dojo

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 11 (21.57%) WebSphere
2 10 (19.61%) Tomcat
3 5 (9.80%) Commerce Server
3 5 (9.80%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.96%) GeoServer
5 1 (1.96%) IIS
5 1 (1.96%) Mule
5 1 (1.96%) Mule ESB
5 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle 11i
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.49%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (31.37%) SAN
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (3.92%) DNS
2 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (3.92%) Firewall
2 2 (3.92%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) NAS
2 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
3 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.96%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (17.65%) Oracle Database
2 7 (13.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Database 12c
3 6 (11.76%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (7.84%) DB2
4 4 (7.84%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.92%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.96%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Discoverer
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle OWB
6 1 (1.96%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
2 2 (3.92%) Toad
3 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (19.61%) Retail
2 7 (13.73%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
4 1 (1.96%) Military
4 1 (1.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (25.49%) Developer
2 10 (19.61%) Unix Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) WebSphere Developer
3 9 (17.65%) Administrator
4 6 (11.76%) AIX Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) DBA
5 5 (9.80%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (9.80%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (9.80%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Solaris Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) NetApp Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) JDE CNC Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) JDE Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (3.92%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) CSS
1 12 (23.53%) HTML
2 9 (17.65%) JSP
3 7 (13.73%) Dojo
3 7 (13.73%) EJB
3 7 (13.73%) JPA
4 4 (7.84%) Middleware
5 2 (3.92%) Ajax
5 2 (3.92%) jQuery
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle ADF
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Camel
6 1 (1.96%) OAuth2
6 1 (1.96%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 1 (1.96%) REST
6 1 (1.96%) RESTful
6 1 (1.96%) Spring
6 1 (1.96%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.96%) Web Services
6 1 (1.96%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) User Experience
2 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.92%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.92%) Replication
4 1 (1.96%) Clustering
4 1 (1.96%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.96%) Equities
4 1 (1.96%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (45.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (33.33%) Unix
4 14 (27.45%) Solaris
5 12 (23.53%) AIX
5 12 (23.53%) SUSE
6 5 (9.80%) Windows
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.92%) Data ONTAP
8 2 (3.92%) HPUX
9 1 (1.96%) CentOS
9 1 (1.96%) VMS
9 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (19.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (17.65%) TDD
4 6 (11.76%) High Availability
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) Migration
7 3 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.88%) Change Management
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) Patch Management
7 3 (5.88%) Web Development
8 2 (3.92%) Data Migration
8 2 (3.92%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.92%) Security Hardening
8 2 (3.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.92%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (45.10%) Shell Script
2 17 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (19.61%) Java
4 4 (7.84%) Bash Shell
4 4 (7.84%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.88%) C
5 3 (5.88%) Korn
5 3 (5.88%) Perl
5 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.92%) Bourne shell
6 2 (3.92%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.92%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Security Cleared
2 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.92%) NCDA
3 2 (3.92%) NCIE
4 1 (1.96%) CCA
4 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (1.96%) NCSA
4 1 (1.96%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.96%) RHCE
4 1 (1.96%) VCP5
4 1 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) PMO
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.76%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (9.80%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.84%) NFS
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.92%) Docker
5 2 (3.92%) Gluster
5 2 (3.92%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.96%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.96%) vSphere
6 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) Puppet
2 16 (31.37%) BladeLogic
3 13 (25.49%) NetBackup
4 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.92%) Data Guard
5 2 (3.92%) Kubernetes
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (3.92%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.96%) Ansible
6 1 (1.96%) HP SIM
6 1 (1.96%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.96%) vRealize
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (37.25%) Red Hat
3 10 (19.61%) VMware
4 5 (9.80%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.84%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco
6 3 (5.88%) NetApp
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.92%) IBM
7 2 (3.92%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.96%) BMC
8 1 (1.96%) EMC
8 1 (1.96%) MuleSoft