Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 833 743 804
Rank change year-on-year -90 +61 -7
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 45 112 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.12% 0.088%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.22% 0.56% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 70 59
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.38%
10th Percentile £345 £336 £300
90th Percentile £519 £494 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £425 £375
% change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% +10.29%
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 20,808 20,128 23,126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.67% 20.99% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,329 12,721 13,842
UK median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £170 £190 £188
90th Percentile £613 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +4.00% +2.74% +4.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,251 1,283 1,713
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.85 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.06% -3.94% +4.85%

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 February 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 12 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 February 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 -78 42 £425 - 6
UK excluding London -8 35 £400 -5.88% 3
North of England +23 12 £400 +2.56% 1
Midlands +23 11 £363 -
West Midlands +16 10 £375 -
London -67 10 £425 - 3
South East -18 9 £463 +8.82% 1
North West +9 7 £600 +53.85% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £400 -
Wales +5 2 £350 -22.22%
Scotland -22 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 22 (48.89%) Shell Script
3 19 (42.22%) Red Hat
4 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 18 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 16 (35.56%) SQL
6 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 13 (28.89%) BladeLogic
7 13 (28.89%) Puppet
7 13 (28.89%) Unix
7 13 (28.89%) SAN
8 12 (26.67%) Oracle Database
9 11 (24.44%) Solaris
9 11 (24.44%) VMware
10 10 (22.22%) NetBackup
10 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (22.22%) CSS
10 10 (22.22%) HTML
10 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
10 10 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
11 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
12 8 (17.78%) Java
12 8 (17.78%) AIX
12 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
12 8 (17.78%) TDD
12 8 (17.78%) Retail
12 8 (17.78%) SUSE
13 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (15.56%) JSP

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 9 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 8 (17.78%) Tomcat
3 4 (8.89%) Commerce Server
3 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.22%) Apache
4 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.22%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.22%) IIS
4 1 (2.22%) Mule
4 1 (2.22%) Mule ESB
4 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.22%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) SAN
2 3 (6.67%) Internet
2 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (4.44%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 2 (4.44%) NAS
4 1 (2.22%) DHCP
4 1 (2.22%) DNS
4 1 (2.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Database 12c
3 7 (15.56%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (6.67%) DB2
5 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 2 (4.44%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Discoverer
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle OWB
7 1 (2.22%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Oracle APEX
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.44%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.44%) Toad
3 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (17.78%) Retail
2 6 (13.33%) Finance
3 4 (8.89%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Military
4 1 (2.22%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Developer
2 8 (17.78%) Administrator
2 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Developer
3 7 (15.56%) DBA
3 7 (15.56%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Oracle DBA
5 5 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Unix Scripting Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) AIX Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Storage Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (6.67%) NetApp Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Solaris Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Linux Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Oracle Technical Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Project Manager
8 2 (4.44%) Unix Scripter
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.22%) CSS
1 10 (22.22%) HTML
2 7 (15.56%) JSP
3 5 (11.11%) Dojo
3 5 (11.11%) EJB
3 5 (11.11%) JPA
4 4 (8.89%) Middleware
5 2 (4.44%) Ajax
5 2 (4.44%) jQuery
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle Fusion
6 1 (2.22%) Apache Camel
6 1 (2.22%) OAuth2
6 1 (2.22%) REST
6 1 (2.22%) RESTful
6 1 (2.22%) Spring
6 1 (2.22%) Spring Integration
6 1 (2.22%) Web Services
6 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.89%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.44%) PMI
3 2 (4.44%) Public Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Replication
4 1 (2.22%) Clustering
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.22%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 45 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (28.89%) Unix
4 11 (24.44%) Solaris
5 8 (17.78%) AIX
5 8 (17.78%) SUSE
6 5 (11.11%) Windows
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (4.44%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (2.22%) HPUX
9 1 (2.22%) VMS
9 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.78%) TDD
3 7 (15.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.33%) Migration
4 6 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.89%) High Availability
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Engineering
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analysis
7 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (6.67%) Change Management
7 3 (6.67%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.67%) Patch Management
7 3 (6.67%) Security Hardening
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.44%) Programme Management
8 2 (4.44%) Project Management
8 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 22 (48.89%) Shell Script
2 16 (35.56%) SQL
3 8 (17.78%) Java
4 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
4 4 (8.89%) PL/SQL
5 3 (6.67%) Bourne shell
5 3 (6.67%) C
5 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.44%) Korn
6 2 (4.44%) Perl
7 1 (2.22%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Scala
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) NCDA
3 2 (4.44%) NCIE
3 2 (4.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) CCA
4 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (2.22%) NCSA
4 1 (2.22%) RHCE
4 1 (2.22%) VCP5
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) PMO
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) Virtual Machines
1 6 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (8.89%) NFS
2 4 (8.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.44%) Docker
3 2 (4.44%) Gluster
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (4.44%) VMware NSX
4 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 13 (28.89%) BladeLogic
1 13 (28.89%) Puppet
2 10 (22.22%) NetBackup
3 4 (8.89%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
4 2 (4.44%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.22%) Ansible
5 1 (2.22%) Data Guard
5 1 (2.22%) HP SIM
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (2.22%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (2.22%) vRealize
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (42.22%) Red Hat
3 11 (24.44%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco
5 3 (6.67%) HP
5 3 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) BMC
7 1 (2.22%) Capita
7 1 (2.22%) EMC
7 1 (2.22%) IBM
7 1 (2.22%) MuleSoft