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 3 months to 30 April 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
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 566 590 602
Rank change year-on-year +24 +12  
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 34 68 36
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.073% 0.12% 0.064%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.36% 0.54% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 48 25
Median daily rate £488 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +28.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £375 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £475 £343
% change year-on-year - +38.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 9501 12527 12379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.50% 22.41% 22.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 6046 7822 7039
Median daily rate £412 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.32% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £340
% change year-on-year +6.89% +6.61%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 555 684 1015
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.76 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.52% +3.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £37.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £15.85
% change year-on-year -8.82% +7.25%  

Oracle Linux
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Oracle Linux as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 34 £488 +8.33% 2
London +2 17 £550 +22.22% 1
South West - 9 £474 -
South East +7 8 £475 -5.47% 1
Hampshire -3 8 £475 -5.47% 1
City of London -13 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £476 -
Andover -8 1 £490 +15.29%
Corsham - 1 £426 -

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 70 (100.00%) Oracle
1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 39 (55.71%) VMware
3 37 (52.86%) Red Hat
4 31 (44.29%) Unix
4 31 (44.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (40.00%) ITIL
6 27 (38.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 24 (34.29%) Bash Shell
7 24 (34.29%) Middleware
8 23 (32.86%) Oracle Database
9 21 (30.00%) SQL
9 21 (30.00%) IBM
9 21 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
10 20 (28.57%) Shell Script
10 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
10 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 18 (25.71%) Windows
12 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
12 17 (24.29%) ITIL V3
13 16 (22.86%) Oracle Fusion
13 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (22.86%) AIX
14 15 (21.43%) Perl
14 15 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (21.43%) DevOps
14 15 (21.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 14 (20.00%) PL/SQL
16 13 (18.57%) WebLogic
16 13 (18.57%) Oracle Database 10g

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 13 (18.57%) WebLogic
2 8 (11.43%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.00%) GeoServer
3 7 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 2 (2.86%) IIS
5 2 (2.86%) nginx
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.43%) Commerce Server
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle 11i
1 5 (7.14%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (1.43%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.86%) Office 365
4 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.29%) SAN
1 10 (14.29%) SSL
2 7 (10.00%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) LDAP
3 6 (8.57%) DNS
3 6 (8.57%) IPsec
3 6 (8.57%) Kerberos
3 6 (8.57%) Network Security
4 4 (5.71%) Internet
5 3 (4.29%) VSAN
6 2 (2.86%) VLAN
6 2 (2.86%) Wireless
7 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (32.86%) Oracle Database
2 13 (18.57%) Oracle Database 10g
2 13 (18.57%) Oracle Database 11g
3 11 (15.71%) Data Warehouse
3 11 (15.71%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (14.29%) Oracle Database 12c
5 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
6 7 (10.00%) DB2
6 7 (10.00%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 7 (10.00%) Oracle Discoverer
7 6 (8.57%) Oracle OWB
8 5 (7.14%) InterSystems Cache
8 5 (7.14%) MySQL
9 2 (2.86%) MongoDB
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (2.86%) SQLite
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (1.43%) Siebel EIM
Development Applications
1 13 (18.57%) Oracle APEX
2 12 (17.14%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (8.57%) TeamCity
4 5 (7.14%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (7.14%) Toad
5 3 (4.29%) Bitbucket
6 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.86%) Maven
6 2 (2.86%) Selenium
6 2 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
2 6 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.14%) Electronics
3 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.14%) Marketing
4 2 (2.86%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Games
5 1 (1.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (20.00%) Administrator
3 12 (17.14%) DBA
3 12 (17.14%) Oracle DBA
4 11 (15.71%) Developer
5 10 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (12.86%) Unix Engineer
7 8 (11.43%) Oracle Developer
8 7 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (8.57%) Support Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) AIX Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
10 5 (7.14%) Sybase DBA
10 5 (7.14%) Unix Administrator
10 5 (7.14%) Unix Support
11 4 (5.71%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (5.71%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 4 (5.71%) Senior Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (34.29%) Middleware
2 16 (22.86%) Oracle Fusion
3 12 (17.14%) Web Services
4 11 (15.71%) OAuth2
4 11 (15.71%) RESTful
5 8 (11.43%) CSS
5 8 (11.43%) HTML
6 7 (10.00%) Ajax
6 7 (10.00%) jQuery
6 7 (10.00%) REST
7 3 (4.29%) Spring
8 2 (2.86%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.86%) Grails
8 2 (2.86%) Java EE
8 2 (2.86%) JMS
8 2 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
8 2 (2.86%) Node.js
8 2 (2.86%) Spring Integration
9 1 (1.43%) EJB
9 1 (1.43%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) EMC VNX
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.29%) Clustering
2 3 (4.29%) Fat Client
2 3 (4.29%) Thin Client
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.43%) iPad
3 1 (1.43%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 70 (100.00%) Linux
2 31 (44.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 31 (44.29%) Unix
3 18 (25.71%) Windows
4 16 (22.86%) AIX
5 15 (21.43%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 12 (17.14%) SUSE
7 10 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (10.00%) Solaris
8 7 (10.00%) Windows Server
9 6 (8.57%) CentOS
10 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
11 3 (4.29%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (1.43%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (40.00%) ITIL
2 17 (24.29%) ITIL V3
3 16 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (21.43%) DevOps
5 13 (18.57%) Service Management
6 11 (15.71%) ITSM
7 10 (14.29%) Change Management
8 7 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.00%) High Availability
8 7 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.00%) Performance Optimisation
9 6 (8.57%) Build Automation
9 6 (8.57%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (8.57%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (8.57%) Identity Management
9 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
9 6 (8.57%) Performance Improvement
9 6 (8.57%) Performance Tuning
10 5 (7.14%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) Bash Shell
2 21 (30.00%) SQL
3 20 (28.57%) Shell Script
4 15 (21.43%) Perl
5 14 (20.00%) PL/SQL
6 7 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.00%) Python
7 6 (8.57%) Korn
8 5 (7.14%) Java
8 5 (7.14%) Ruby
9 3 (4.29%) C
10 2 (2.86%) Groovy
10 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 20 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.14%) EMC Certification
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (2.86%) RHCE
3 2 (2.86%) RHCSS
4 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) PCI DSS
2 5 (7.14%) JSP 440
3 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (38.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (30.00%) Virtual Machines
3 13 (18.57%) Oracle RAC
4 9 (12.86%) vSphere
5 8 (11.43%) Active Directory
6 7 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (7.14%) NFS
8 3 (4.29%) GFS2
8 3 (4.29%) OCFS2
9 2 (2.86%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.43%) vCloud
10 1 (1.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 13 (18.57%) vRealize
2 12 (17.14%) Ansible
3 11 (15.71%) Puppet
4 9 (12.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (10.00%) Oracle RMAN
6 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (7.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 4 (5.71%) Data Guard
7 4 (5.71%) Simpana
8 3 (4.29%) SCCM
9 2 (2.86%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (1.43%) Cacti
10 1 (1.43%) Nagios
10 1 (1.43%) Oracle EDQ
10 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Oracle
2 39 (55.71%) VMware
3 37 (52.86%) Red Hat
4 21 (30.00%) IBM
5 17 (24.29%) Microsoft
6 10 (14.29%) NetApp
7 6 (8.57%) CommVault
8 5 (7.14%) EMC
8 5 (7.14%) EXASOL
8 5 (7.14%) SAP
8 5 (7.14%) Sun
8 5 (7.14%) Sybase
9 3 (4.29%) Canon
9 3 (4.29%) WorldPay
10 2 (2.86%) Brocade
10 2 (2.86%) Cisco
10 2 (2.86%) HP
11 1 (1.43%) F5
11 1 (1.43%) Siebel
11 1 (1.43%) Veritas
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