Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 837 793 757
Rank change year-on-year -44 -36 +64
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 51 52 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.054% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.26% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 28 103
UK median daily rate £440 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.30% +7.06% -5.56%
10th Percentile £381 £338 £361
90th Percentile £558 £575 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £455 £400
% change year-on-year -3.30% +13.75% +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 21,326 19,809 24,385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.84% 20.72% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,297 12,480 15,380
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £177 £190 £208
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +0.13% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,468 1,137 1,292
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.03% -
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.75 £10.63
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.63 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.21 £15.91 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.85% -3.56% +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 14 August 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 9 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 14 August 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 -32 51 £440 -3.30% 5
UK excluding London -13 38 £440 -3.30% 4
South East -20 22 £440 -2.22% 3
North of England -1 15 £425 +41.67%
London -29 13 £475 -5.00% 1
North West -8 6 - -
North East - 5 £525 -
Yorkshire -13 4 £425 +41.67%
South West -10 1 £500 +5.54% 1

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 51 (100.00%) Oracle
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (41.18%) Unix
3 18 (35.29%) Java
3 18 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
5 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
6 14 (27.45%) AIX
7 13 (25.49%) SQL
8 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
8 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
9 11 (21.57%) IBM
9 11 (21.57%) Finance
10 10 (19.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 10 (19.61%) Solaris
10 10 (19.61%) Ansible
10 10 (19.61%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (17.65%) Data Guard
11 9 (17.65%) CSS
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (15.69%) HP
12 8 (15.69%) SAN
12 8 (15.69%) TDD
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle RAC
12 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
12 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (15.69%) High Availability
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database 12c

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 8 (15.69%) WebSphere
2 6 (11.76%) Commerce Server
2 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.84%) JBoss
3 4 (7.84%) WebLogic
4 2 (3.92%) NetWeaver
4 2 (3.92%) nginx
4 2 (3.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
4 2 (3.92%) SAP Portal
4 2 (3.92%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.96%) Apache
5 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (5.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.92%) GitHub
4 1 (1.96%) IaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Office 365
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) SAN
2 3 (5.88%) LAN
2 3 (5.88%) WAN
3 2 (3.92%) Firewall
3 2 (3.92%) HTTP
3 2 (3.92%) NAS
4 1 (1.96%) DNS
4 1 (1.96%) Kerberos
4 1 (1.96%) Network Security
4 1 (1.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.53%) Oracle Database
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle Database 12c
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle Reports
3 4 (7.84%) MySQL
3 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (5.88%) DB2
4 3 (5.88%) GIS
4 3 (5.88%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.92%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.92%) SAP BW
5 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.96%) DTS
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (7.84%) JIRA
4 3 (5.88%) Maven
5 2 (3.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (3.92%) ProC
5 2 (3.92%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Retail
3 3 (5.88%) Local Government
4 2 (3.92%) Banking
4 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (29.41%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Administrator
3 11 (21.57%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (15.69%) DBA
4 8 (15.69%) Oracle DBA
5 6 (11.76%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 6 (11.76%) WebSphere Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) Solaris Administrator
6 5 (9.80%) Support Specialist
6 5 (9.80%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (7.84%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (7.84%) Unix Specialist
8 3 (5.88%) Java Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Oracle Developer
8 3 (5.88%) SC Cleared DBA
8 3 (5.88%) Server Specialist
8 3 (5.88%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (17.65%) CSS
2 6 (11.76%) Dojo
2 6 (11.76%) HTML
2 6 (11.76%) JSP
3 5 (9.80%) EJB
3 5 (9.80%) JPA
3 5 (9.80%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (7.84%) Middleware
5 3 (5.88%) Apache Camel
5 3 (5.88%) Apache CXF
5 3 (5.88%) JMS
5 3 (5.88%) Oracle ADF
5 3 (5.88%) Spring
6 2 (3.92%) J2EE
6 2 (3.92%) jQuery
6 2 (3.92%) OC4J
6 2 (3.92%) SAP Basis
6 2 (3.92%) SAP PI
6 2 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.92%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.73%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle Exalytics
4 3 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 3 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.92%) Clustering
5 2 (3.92%) EMC VNX
5 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.96%) Fintech
6 1 (1.96%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
6 1 (1.96%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 51 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (41.18%) Unix
3 14 (27.45%) AIX
4 10 (19.61%) Solaris
5 9 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (13.73%) HPUX
7 4 (7.84%) SUSE
7 4 (7.84%) Windows
7 4 (7.84%) Windows Server
8 1 (1.96%) CentOS
8 1 (1.96%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (35.29%) Problem-Solving
2 17 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (15.69%) High Availability
3 8 (15.69%) Performance Tuning
3 8 (15.69%) TDD
4 7 (13.73%) Configuration Management
4 7 (13.73%) ITIL
5 5 (9.80%) CRM
5 5 (9.80%) Decision-Making
5 5 (9.80%) DevOps
5 5 (9.80%) Fault Management
5 5 (9.80%) Open Source
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (9.80%) Performance Testing
5 5 (9.80%) Scrum
5 5 (9.80%) Web Development
6 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (7.84%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (7.84%) Kanban
6 4 (7.84%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) Java
2 13 (25.49%) SQL
3 6 (11.76%) Shell Script
4 5 (9.80%) JavaScript
4 5 (9.80%) PL/SQL
5 4 (7.84%) Python
6 3 (5.88%) C
6 3 (5.88%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) SC Cleared
1 16 (31.37%) Security Cleared
2 6 (11.76%) OCP
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Certification
3 4 (7.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (7.84%) Degree
4 3 (5.88%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.96%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (1.96%) LPIC
5 1 (1.96%) OCA
5 1 (1.96%) RHCA
5 1 (1.96%) RHCE
5 1 (1.96%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Virtual Servers
2 8 (15.69%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (15.69%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (11.76%) NFS
4 2 (3.92%) Docker
4 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.96%) Corosync
5 1 (1.96%) Firmware
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.96%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (19.61%) Ansible
1 10 (19.61%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 9 (17.65%) Data Guard
3 6 (11.76%) Puppet
3 6 (11.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (9.80%) HP Data Protector
4 5 (9.80%) Oracle ZFS
5 4 (7.84%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (7.84%) Tivoli
6 2 (3.92%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.92%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (3.92%) Salt
6 2 (3.92%) Terraform
7 1 (1.96%) Nagios
7 1 (1.96%) NetBackup
7 1 (1.96%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Oracle
2 12 (23.53%) Red Hat
3 11 (21.57%) IBM
4 8 (15.69%) HP
5 4 (7.84%) VMware
6 3 (5.88%) EMC
7 2 (3.92%) AppDynamics
7 2 (3.92%) Dell
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.92%) SAP
8 1 (1.96%) Brocade
8 1 (1.96%) Capita
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) Sun
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec
8 1 (1.96%) WorldPay