Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 748 811
Rank change year-on-year -39 +63 -25
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 54 145 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.057% 0.13% 0.067%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.59% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 105 54
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £338 £338 £313
90th Percentile £575 £545 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +4.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £21.30
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 19663 24565 24757
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.68% 22.33% 21.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 12400 15460 14359
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +2.74%
10th Percentile £193 £210 £181
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1140 1303 1958
UK median hourly rate £16.39 £16.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.67% +2.10% +1.75%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £44.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £15.86
% change year-on-year -6.06% +4.04% +2.32%

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 24 July 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 8 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 24 July 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 -21 53 £455 +7.06% 2
UK excluding London +18 30 £450 +12.50% 2
London -22 23 £500 +11.11%
South East -11 18 £450 +10.09%
South West +6 10 £460 +18.71%
North of England +62 1 £300 -31.82%
Scotland +35 1 £425 +30.77%
Yorkshire +29 1 £300 -17.24%

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 54 (100.00%) Oracle
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 26 (48.15%) Red Hat
3 24 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 20 (37.04%) Oracle Database
5 19 (35.19%) VMware
5 19 (35.19%) ITIL
5 19 (35.19%) Unix
6 18 (33.33%) Middleware
7 17 (31.48%) Shell Script
7 17 (31.48%) SQL
8 14 (25.93%) PL/SQL
8 14 (25.93%) DevOps
8 14 (25.93%) Oracle Fusion
8 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
8 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
9 13 (24.07%) Oracle RAC
9 13 (24.07%) Web Services
9 13 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
9 13 (24.07%) vRealize
10 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
10 12 (22.22%) WebLogic
10 12 (22.22%) RESTful
11 11 (20.37%) OAuth2
11 11 (20.37%) Oracle APEX
11 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database 10g
12 10 (18.52%) Oracle Reports

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 12 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.96%) GeoServer
3 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.56%) Apache
5 2 (3.70%) IIS
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.85%) NetWeaver
6 1 (1.85%) nginx
6 1 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.85%) SAS
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (9.26%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.85%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.85%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.70%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.67%) SSL
2 6 (11.11%) IPsec
2 6 (11.11%) Kerberos
2 6 (11.11%) LDAP
2 6 (11.11%) Network Security
3 4 (7.41%) SAN
4 3 (5.56%) DNS
4 3 (5.56%) Firewall
4 3 (5.56%) VSAN
5 2 (3.70%) VLAN
6 1 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.85%) HTTP
6 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (37.04%) Oracle Database
2 12 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database 10g
3 11 (20.37%) Oracle Database 11g
4 10 (18.52%) Oracle Database 12c
4 10 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (12.96%) Oracle Discoverer
6 6 (11.11%) Oracle OWB
7 5 (9.26%) InterSystems Cache
7 5 (9.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
8 4 (7.41%) MySQL
9 2 (3.70%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.85%) Hazelcast
10 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
10 1 (1.85%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (1.85%) Siebel EIM
10 1 (1.85%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle APEX
2 10 (18.52%) Git (software)
3 5 (9.26%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (9.26%) Toad
4 4 (7.41%) Maven
4 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (7.41%) TeamCity
5 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) Selenium
6 1 (1.85%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (9.26%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Electronics
3 4 (7.41%) Games
3 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.41%) Marketing
3 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (24.07%) DBA
1 13 (24.07%) Developer
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle DBA
2 9 (16.67%) Administrator
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Developer
4 6 (11.11%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (9.26%) Sybase DBA
6 4 (7.41%) Architect
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Java Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
7 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Unix Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) AIX Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Middleware Developer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.33%) Middleware
2 14 (25.93%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (24.07%) Web Services
4 12 (22.22%) RESTful
5 11 (20.37%) OAuth2
6 8 (14.81%) REST
7 5 (9.26%) Ajax
7 5 (9.26%) CSS
7 5 (9.26%) HTML
7 5 (9.26%) jQuery
8 4 (7.41%) Grails
8 4 (7.41%) JMS
8 4 (7.41%) Spring
8 4 (7.41%) Spring Integration
9 3 (5.56%) Apache Camel
9 3 (5.56%) J2EE
9 3 (5.56%) Java EE
10 2 (3.70%) Oracle GoldenGate
11 1 (1.85%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (1.85%) Web Services Management
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) iPad
1 4 (7.41%) Online Games
2 3 (5.56%) Clustering
2 3 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 3 (5.56%) Thin Client
3 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) DataPower
4 1 (1.85%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Exalytics
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 24 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (35.19%) Unix
4 9 (16.67%) AIX
4 9 (16.67%) SUSE
4 9 (16.67%) Windows
5 7 (12.96%) CentOS
5 7 (12.96%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (9.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server
7 4 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.56%) Ubuntu
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (1.85%) Android
10 1 (1.85%) HPUX
10 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) ITIL
2 14 (25.93%) DevOps
3 13 (24.07%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (16.67%) Change Management
5 8 (14.81%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (12.96%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.96%) High Availability
6 7 (12.96%) ITIL V3
7 6 (11.11%) Build Automation
7 6 (11.11%) Identity Access Management
7 6 (11.11%) Performance Improvement
8 5 (9.26%) Identity Management
8 5 (9.26%) Investment Management
8 5 (9.26%) Security Hardening
8 5 (9.26%) Service Management
9 4 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (7.41%) Digital Marketing
9 4 (7.41%) Low Latency
9 4 (7.41%) Programme Management
9 4 (7.41%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) Shell Script
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 14 (25.93%) PL/SQL
3 8 (14.81%) Bash Shell
3 8 (14.81%) Perl
3 8 (14.81%) Python
4 5 (9.26%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.26%) Ruby
5 4 (7.41%) Java
6 3 (5.56%) C
6 3 (5.56%) Groovy
7 2 (3.70%) Korn
7 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
1 14 (25.93%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.70%) RHCE
3 2 (3.70%) RHCSS
4 1 (1.85%) EMC Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.85%) MCP
4 1 (1.85%) MCSA
4 1 (1.85%) MCSE
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.85%) OCP
4 1 (1.85%) SAP Certification
4 1 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) JSP 440
2 2 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle RAC
2 11 (20.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 8 (14.81%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.56%) GFS2
4 3 (5.56%) OCFS2
5 2 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.85%) Docker
6 1 (1.85%) Firmware
6 1 (1.85%) NFS
6 1 (1.85%) vCloud
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (24.07%) vRealize
2 9 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (11.11%) Data Guard
5 5 (9.26%) Ansible
5 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 5 (9.26%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (9.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (7.41%) Puppet
7 3 (5.56%) SCCM
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (1.85%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (1.85%) Simpana
8 1 (1.85%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.85%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Oracle
2 26 (48.15%) Red Hat
3 19 (35.19%) VMware
4 13 (24.07%) Microsoft
5 7 (12.96%) IBM
6 5 (9.26%) EXASOL
6 5 (9.26%) NetApp
6 5 (9.26%) SAP
6 5 (9.26%) Sybase
7 2 (3.70%) Cognos
7 2 (3.70%) HP
7 2 (3.70%) WorldPay
8 1 (1.85%) Citrix
8 1 (1.85%) EMC
8 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.85%) Siebel
8 1 (1.85%) Software AG
8 1 (1.85%) Sophos
8 1 (1.85%) webMethods
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