Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 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
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 840 767 748
Rank change year-on-year -73 -19 +59
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 41 61 132
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.041% 0.068% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 0.33% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 39 96
UK median daily rate £440 £426 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.29% +1.10% +5.34%
10th Percentile £375 £375 £321
90th Percentile £515 £575 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £455 £400
% change year-on-year -4.95% +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 20,861 18,580 23,372
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.70% 20.59% 22.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,202 11,751 14,440
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £205
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,338 1,115 1,388
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% -2.94% +5.20%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.50 £10.59
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £15.86 £16.50
% change year-on-year - -3.88% +4.76%

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 23 May 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 11 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 23 May 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 -54 40 £440 -3.30% 10
UK excluding London -11 33 £433 -4.95% 5
South East -10 22 £440 -2.22% 3
North of England -1 8 £400 -27.27% 2
London -80 8 £475 +11.76% 5
North West -10 5 - -
Yorkshire - 3 £400 - 1
Midlands -13 2 £350 -
West Midlands -22 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £350 -
Wales - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 41 (100.00%) Oracle
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
2 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
3 12 (29.27%) Unix
3 12 (29.27%) Java
4 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
4 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (21.95%) Virtual Servers
5 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
5 9 (21.95%) CSS
5 9 (21.95%) SQL
6 8 (19.51%) SAN
6 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
6 8 (19.51%) TDD
6 8 (19.51%) Solaris
7 7 (17.07%) HP
7 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
7 7 (17.07%) AIX
7 7 (17.07%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (17.07%) NFS
7 7 (17.07%) Puppet
7 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
8 6 (14.63%) Dojo
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 12c
8 6 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
8 6 (14.63%) Tomcat

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 6 (14.63%) Commerce Server
1 6 (14.63%) Tomcat
1 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
2 4 (9.76%) JBoss
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Apache
4 1 (2.44%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) GitHub
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.44%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) Office 365
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (19.51%) SAN
2 3 (7.32%) Internet
3 2 (4.88%) Firewall
3 2 (4.88%) LAN
3 2 (4.88%) WAN
4 1 (2.44%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.44%) NAS
4 1 (2.44%) Network Security
4 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (24.39%) Oracle Database
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 12c
4 3 (7.32%) GIS
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.44%) DB2
6 1 (2.44%) DTS
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.44%) Yellowfin
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Maven
2 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (14.63%) Finance
2 5 (12.20%) Retail
3 4 (9.76%) Banking
4 3 (7.32%) Local Government
5 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Administrator
2 12 (29.27%) Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Linux Administrator
4 6 (14.63%) WebSphere Developer
5 5 (12.20%) DBA
5 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Solaris Administrator
5 5 (12.20%) Support Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Linux Specialist
6 4 (9.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Oracle DBA
6 4 (9.76%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.76%) Unix Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Linux Consultant
7 3 (7.32%) Server Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Server Support Specialist
7 3 (7.32%) Solaris Systems Administrator
7 3 (7.32%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (21.95%) CSS
2 6 (14.63%) Dojo
2 6 (14.63%) HTML
2 6 (14.63%) JSP
3 5 (12.20%) EJB
3 5 (12.20%) JPA
4 3 (7.32%) Apache Camel
4 3 (7.32%) Apache CXF
4 3 (7.32%) JMS
4 3 (7.32%) Spring
5 2 (4.88%) jQuery
5 2 (4.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (2.44%) Memcached
6 1 (2.44%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (2.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
1 5 (12.20%) User Experience
2 4 (9.76%) Oracle Exalytics
3 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.32%) Driving Licence
3 3 (7.32%) Replication
4 2 (4.88%) PMI
4 2 (4.88%) Public Cloud
5 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.44%) Clustering
5 1 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 41 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (29.27%) Unix
3 8 (19.51%) Solaris
4 7 (17.07%) AIX
4 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (14.63%) HPUX
6 2 (4.88%) Windows
7 1 (2.44%) SUSE
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (24.39%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (19.51%) TDD
3 7 (17.07%) Configuration Management
4 6 (14.63%) Performance Monitoring
5 5 (12.20%) Decision-Making
5 5 (12.20%) Fault Management
5 5 (12.20%) High Availability
5 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Testing
5 5 (12.20%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (12.20%) Scrum
5 5 (12.20%) Web Development
6 4 (9.76%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.32%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.32%) Security Hardening
8 2 (4.88%) Conflict Management
8 2 (4.88%) Matrix Organization
8 2 (4.88%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) Java
2 9 (21.95%) Shell Script
2 9 (21.95%) SQL
3 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
4 3 (7.32%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.32%) Bourne shell
5 2 (4.88%) Java 8
5 2 (4.88%) Korn
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) Perl
6 1 (2.44%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) SC Cleared
1 13 (31.71%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.88%) OCP
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.44%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (2.44%) LPIC
4 1 (2.44%) OCA
4 1 (2.44%) RHCA
4 1 (2.44%) RHCE
4 1 (2.44%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) PMO
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) Virtual Servers
2 7 (17.07%) NFS
3 5 (12.20%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.32%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (4.88%) Gluster
6 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.44%) Corosync
6 1 (2.44%) Docker
6 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (17.07%) Puppet
2 5 (12.20%) HP Data Protector
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle ZFS
3 4 (9.76%) Ansible
3 4 (9.76%) BladeLogic
3 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
3 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (4.88%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (4.88%) Salt
6 1 (2.44%) Pacemaker
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (19.51%) Red Hat
3 7 (17.07%) HP
4 5 (12.20%) IBM
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
6 2 (4.88%) AppDynamics
7 1 (2.44%) BMC
7 1 (2.44%) Brocade
7 1 (2.44%) Capita
7 1 (2.44%) NetApp
7 1 (2.44%) Sun
7 1 (2.44%) Symantec
7 1 (2.44%) WorldPay