Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 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
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 798 741 830
Rank change year-on-year -57 +89 -65
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 50 147 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.052% 0.14% 0.066%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.25% 0.61% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 103 52
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £338 £361 £321
90th Percentile £575 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £373
% change year-on-year +12.50% +7.38% -6.88%
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 19887 24257 24490
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.79% 22.30% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 12502 15309 14286
UK median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £190 £209 £185
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1142 1289 1943
UK median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.03% - +3.13%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.60 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £43.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +3.23%

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 17 August 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 10 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 17 August 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 -35 49 £450 +5.88% 3
UK excluding London +11 28 £450 +12.50% 3
London -40 20 £500 +11.11%
South East -11 17 £450 +12.50% 2
South West +3 6 £460 +18.71%
Midlands +19 3 - -
West Midlands - 3 - -
North of England +56 2 £300 -31.82% 1
Yorkshire +37 1 £300 -17.24% 1
North West +21 1 - -

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 50 (100.00%) Oracle
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (42.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (38.00%) Shell Script
4 17 (34.00%) Red Hat
4 17 (34.00%) Unix
5 15 (30.00%) Oracle Database
6 13 (26.00%) ITIL
6 13 (26.00%) SQL
6 13 (26.00%) VMware
7 12 (24.00%) Middleware
7 12 (24.00%) DevOps
7 12 (24.00%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (24.00%) vRealize
8 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
8 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
9 10 (20.00%) SSL
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 9 (18.00%) Python
10 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
10 9 (18.00%) AIX
10 9 (18.00%) SUSE
10 9 (18.00%) Oracle Fusion
10 9 (18.00%) High Availability
11 8 (16.00%) REST
11 8 (16.00%) Web Services
11 8 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (16.00%) Perl
11 8 (16.00%) WebLogic
11 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence

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 (16.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (12.00%) GeoServer
2 6 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (4.00%) IIS
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.00%) Commerce Server
5 1 (2.00%) NetWeaver
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (2.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle 11i
1 4 (8.00%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (4.00%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Retail
3 1 (2.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (2.00%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) SSL
2 6 (12.00%) IPsec
2 6 (12.00%) LDAP
2 6 (12.00%) Network Security
2 6 (12.00%) SAN
3 5 (10.00%) Kerberos
4 4 (8.00%) DNS
4 4 (8.00%) Firewall
5 3 (6.00%) VSAN
6 2 (4.00%) VLAN
7 1 (2.00%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.00%) HTTP
7 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (16.00%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (14.00%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 10g
3 7 (14.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (10.00%) InterSystems Cache
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
5 5 (10.00%) Oracle OWB
5 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (6.00%) MySQL
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (4.00%) RDBMS
7 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
8 1 (2.00%) Hazelcast
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (2.00%) SAP BW
8 1 (2.00%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle APEX
2 4 (8.00%) Maven
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (8.00%) Toad
3 3 (6.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
1 5 (10.00%) Retail
2 4 (8.00%) Games
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) DBA
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle DBA
2 11 (22.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 5 (10.00%) Sybase DBA
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Consultant
5 4 (8.00%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) AIX Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) JDE CNC Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) JDE Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Middleware Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Solaris Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (24.00%) Middleware
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 8 (16.00%) REST
3 8 (16.00%) Web Services
4 7 (14.00%) RESTful
5 6 (12.00%) OAuth2
6 4 (8.00%) Grails
6 4 (8.00%) JMS
6 4 (8.00%) Spring
6 4 (8.00%) Spring Integration
7 3 (6.00%) Apache Camel
7 3 (6.00%) CSS
7 3 (6.00%) HTML
7 3 (6.00%) J2EE
7 3 (6.00%) Java EE
7 3 (6.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 2 (4.00%) Dojo
8 2 (4.00%) EJB
8 2 (4.00%) JPA
8 2 (4.00%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) iPad
1 4 (8.00%) Online Games
2 3 (6.00%) Clustering
2 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
2 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.00%) DataPower
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle Exalytics
4 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (42.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 17 (34.00%) Unix
4 9 (18.00%) AIX
4 9 (18.00%) SUSE
5 7 (14.00%) CentOS
5 7 (14.00%) Windows
6 4 (8.00%) Solaris
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (6.00%) Ubuntu
7 3 (6.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (2.00%) Android
8 1 (2.00%) HPUX
8 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (26.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) DevOps
3 9 (18.00%) High Availability
4 8 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (14.00%) Change Management
5 7 (14.00%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (10.00%) Build Automation
7 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
7 5 (10.00%) Identity Management
7 5 (10.00%) Investment Management
7 5 (10.00%) Performance Improvement
7 5 (10.00%) Security Hardening
8 4 (8.00%) ITIL V3
8 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
8 4 (8.00%) Low Latency
8 4 (8.00%) Microservices
9 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (6.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) Shell Script
2 13 (26.00%) SQL
3 9 (18.00%) PL/SQL
3 9 (18.00%) Python
4 8 (16.00%) Perl
5 6 (12.00%) Java
6 5 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 5 (10.00%) Ruby
7 3 (6.00%) Groovy
7 3 (6.00%) Korn
8 2 (4.00%) C
8 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (22.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (22.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.00%) RHCE
3 2 (4.00%) RHCSS
4 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.00%) MCP
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.00%) MCSE
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.00%) OCP
4 1 (2.00%) SAP Certification
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) JSP 440
2 2 (4.00%) QA
3 1 (2.00%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (24.00%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.00%) GFS2
4 3 (6.00%) OCFS2
4 3 (6.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (4.00%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (2.00%) Docker
6 1 (2.00%) Firmware
6 1 (2.00%) NFS
6 1 (2.00%) vCloud
6 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.00%) VMware NSX
6 1 (2.00%) vSphere
6 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) vRealize
2 9 (18.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (14.00%) Data Guard
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle RMAN
4 6 (12.00%) Puppet
5 5 (10.00%) Ansible
5 5 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 3 (6.00%) BladeLogic
7 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (6.00%) SCCM
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle EDQ
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Oracle
2 17 (34.00%) Red Hat
3 13 (26.00%) VMware
4 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (10.00%) EXASOL
5 5 (10.00%) NetApp
5 5 (10.00%) Sybase
6 4 (8.00%) IBM
7 3 (6.00%) SAP
8 2 (4.00%) Cognos
8 2 (4.00%) HP
8 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
8 2 (4.00%) WorldPay
9 1 (2.00%) Citrix
9 1 (2.00%) Siebel
9 1 (2.00%) Software AG
9 1 (2.00%) Sophos
9 1 (2.00%) webMethods