Period
to 26 October 2020

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 26 October 2020 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
26 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 498 763 857
Rank change year-on-year +265 +94 -15
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 32 37 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.044% 0.043%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.21% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 23 34
Median daily rate £500 £500 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.61% +10.19%
10th Percentile £334 £333 £344
90th Percentile £675 £668 £571
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £500 £433
% change year-on-year -2.50% +15.61% +20.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 5,920 17,600 21,672
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.40% 20.87% 20.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,547 10,906 13,431
Median daily rate £432 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.65% - -
10th Percentile £166 £150 £163
90th Percentile £613 £613 £606
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 358 1,251 1,522
Median hourly rate £19.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.00% - -
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.24 £11.11
90th Percentile £52.65 £50.00 £47.00
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.21 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% +4.30% -1.49%

Oracle Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle Linux as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle Linux in the UK

Oracle Linux
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Oracle Linux.

Daily rate trend for Oracle Linux in the UK

Oracle Linux
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Oracle Linux over the 6 months to 26 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Oracle Linux in the UK

Oracle Linux
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Oracle Linux.

Hourly rate trend for Oracle Linux in the UK

Oracle Linux
Top 7 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 26 October 2020. 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 +268 28 £488 -2.50% 7
UK excluding London +238 15 £488 -2.50% 5
London +208 14 £500 +33.33% 2
South East +167 10 £360 -31.03% 3
South West - 4 £525 -
Wales - 1 £500 -
Work from Home - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 26 October 2020, 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 32 (100.00%) Oracle
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database 12c
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
3 12 (37.50%) Finance
3 12 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (34.38%) Oracle BI EE
4 11 (34.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 11 (34.38%) SOA
5 10 (31.25%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) SLA
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle RAC
6 9 (28.13%) Oracle ODI
6 9 (28.13%) E-business
6 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
6 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Fuse
7 8 (25.00%) Puppet
7 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (25.00%) Release Management
8 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) Azure
8 7 (21.88%) AWS
8 7 (21.88%) Unix
8 7 (21.88%) SUSE
9 6 (18.75%) SAP
9 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
9 6 (18.75%) SQL
9 6 (18.75%) J2EE
9 6 (18.75%) High Availability
9 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis

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 (34.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 9 (28.13%) Red Hat Fuse
2 9 (28.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (9.38%) IBM Transformation Extender
3 3 (9.38%) WebSphere
4 2 (6.25%) Apache
4 2 (6.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle Self-Service HR
Business Applications
1 12 (37.50%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) AWS
1 7 (21.88%) Azure
2 2 (6.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (15.63%) SAN
2 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (9.38%) DNS
3 3 (9.38%) FTP
3 3 (9.38%) iSCSI
3 3 (9.38%) SSH
4 1 (3.13%) Firewall
4 1 (3.13%) LAN
4 1 (3.13%) NAS
4 1 (3.13%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database 12c
2 11 (34.38%) Oracle BI EE
3 9 (28.13%) Oracle ODI
4 3 (9.38%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) CA Gen
2 3 (9.38%) Ant
3 1 (3.13%) JIRA
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (37.50%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Public Sector
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (31.25%) DBA
1 10 (31.25%) Oracle DBA
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle Developer
3 3 (9.38%) SAP Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Cloud Technical Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Integration Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Lead Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Oracle Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.13%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) J2EE
2 4 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) JSON
3 2 (6.25%) Oracle Fusion
3 2 (6.25%) REST
3 2 (6.25%) SOAP
3 2 (6.25%) Web Services
4 1 (3.13%) IBM Integration Bus
4 1 (3.13%) LDAP
4 1 (3.13%) SAML
4 1 (3.13%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
1 1 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 32 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (21.88%) SUSE
2 7 (21.88%) Unix
3 5 (15.63%) Solaris
4 3 (9.38%) AIX
4 3 (9.38%) CentOS
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (9.38%) Windows
4 3 (9.38%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.13%) Debian
6 1 (3.13%) Fedora
6 1 (3.13%) HPUX
6 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) SOA
2 9 (28.13%) E-business
3 8 (25.00%) Release Management
4 6 (18.75%) High Availability
4 6 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.38%) Migration
6 3 (9.38%) Software Testing
6 3 (9.38%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Analytics
7 2 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.25%) Capacity Management
7 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
7 2 (6.25%) ITIL
7 2 (6.25%) Patch Management
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (6.25%) Server Management
7 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.13%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (31.25%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) PL/SQL
2 6 (18.75%) SQL
3 4 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 4 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (9.38%) AWK
4 3 (9.38%) Jython
4 3 (9.38%) sed
4 3 (9.38%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) C
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (21.88%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (15.63%) NFS
3 4 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (9.38%) Firmware
5 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (3.13%) Docker
6 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (25.00%) Puppet
2 6 (18.75%) Terraform
3 3 (9.38%) Oracle ZFS
4 2 (6.25%) Ansible
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (3.13%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 32 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
3 4 (12.50%) IBM
4 3 (9.38%) Intel
4 3 (9.38%) NetApp
4 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
4 3 (9.38%) Sun
4 3 (9.38%) VMware
5 2 (6.25%) Dell
5 2 (6.25%) HP
5 2 (6.25%) Informatica
6 1 (3.13%) Remedy