Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 530 822 843
Rank change year-on-year +292 +21 -35
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 38 38 50
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.041% 0.048%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 25 37
Median daily rate £475 £483 £435
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.66% +11.03% +2.11%
10th Percentile £408 £424 £373
90th Percentile £538 £542 £543
UK excluding London median daily rate £498 £483 £438
% change year-on-year +3.00% +10.40% -2.78%
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 7,805 18,766 21,620
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.65% 20.17% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,765 11,801 13,536
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
10th Percentile £152 £156 £181
90th Percentile £625 £625 £609
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.16% -3.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 1,193 1,469
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% - +6.06%
10th Percentile £12.22 £11.17 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.69 £48.75 £47.50
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +3.23%

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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +267 36 £475 -1.66% 3
London +199 24 £469 +4.17% 1
UK excluding London +198 12 £498 +3.00% 2
South West - 6 £525 - 1
South East +130 5 £493 +1.97% 1
North West - 1 £450 -
North of England - 1 £450 -

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 38 (100.00%) Oracle
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (92.11%) Oracle Database
3 28 (73.68%) Oracle Database 12c
4 23 (60.53%) WebLogic
5 22 (57.89%) SOA
5 22 (57.89%) Oracle RAC
5 22 (57.89%) Oracle BI EE
5 22 (57.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 21 (55.26%) Finance
7 20 (52.63%) Oracle Applications
8 18 (47.37%) JIRA
9 17 (44.74%) E-business
9 17 (44.74%) Oracle ODI
10 16 (42.11%) Confluence
10 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Fuse
10 16 (42.11%) Release Management
10 16 (42.11%) Java
11 15 (39.47%) SLA
12 13 (34.21%) Middleware
12 13 (34.21%) AWS
13 12 (31.58%) Data Guard
14 9 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
14 9 (23.68%) SQL
14 9 (23.68%) REST
14 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (21.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
15 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
15 8 (21.05%) Replication
16 7 (18.42%) Migration

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 23 (60.53%) WebLogic
2 22 (57.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 16 (42.11%) Confluence
3 16 (42.11%) Red Hat Fuse
4 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
5 4 (10.53%) SAP Portal
6 1 (2.63%) Apache
6 1 (2.63%) Tuxedo
Business Applications
1 20 (52.63%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (5.26%) Siebel CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Azure
3 4 (10.53%) PaaS
4 3 (7.89%) Power Platform
5 2 (5.26%) IaaS
5 2 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) DNS
1 2 (5.26%) SMTP
1 2 (5.26%) SNMP
1 2 (5.26%) VLAN
2 1 (2.63%) DHCP
2 1 (2.63%) IPsec
2 1 (2.63%) LAN
2 1 (2.63%) NAS
2 1 (2.63%) SAN
2 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (92.11%) Oracle Database
2 28 (73.68%) Oracle Database 12c
3 22 (57.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 17 (44.74%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (15.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (13.16%) NoSQL
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle Exadata
6 5 (13.16%) SAP BW
7 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (7.89%) Power BI
9 2 (5.26%) OLTP
9 2 (5.26%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (47.37%) JIRA
2 5 (13.16%) Ant
2 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (13.16%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) GitLab
4 1 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (55.26%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Public Sector
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) DBA
1 19 (50.00%) Oracle DBA
2 15 (39.47%) Oracle Applications DBA
3 7 (18.42%) Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Platform Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) SAP Basis Consultant
4 5 (13.16%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Developer
6 3 (7.89%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.63%) Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) IT Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared DBA
8 1 (2.63%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Senior SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (2.63%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Middleware
2 9 (23.68%) REST
3 8 (21.05%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 5 (13.16%) SAP Basis
4 5 (13.16%) Spring
4 5 (13.16%) Spring Boot
5 4 (10.53%) .NET
5 4 (10.53%) JSON
5 4 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
5 4 (10.53%) SAP PI
5 4 (10.53%) SOAP
5 4 (10.53%) Web Services
6 3 (7.89%) OAuth
6 3 (7.89%) OpenID
6 3 (7.89%) SAML
7 2 (5.26%) 802.1X
7 2 (5.26%) XML
7 2 (5.26%) XML Schema
7 2 (5.26%) XSL
7 2 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) Replication
2 5 (13.16%) Private Cloud
3 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.53%) Clustering
4 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (18.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (15.79%) AIX
3 6 (15.79%) Solaris
3 6 (15.79%) SUSE
3 6 (15.79%) Ubuntu
3 6 (15.79%) Unix
4 2 (5.26%) CentOS
4 2 (5.26%) VMS
5 1 (2.63%) Debian
5 1 (2.63%) Fedora
5 1 (2.63%) HPUX
5 1 (2.63%) VME
5 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (57.89%) SOA
2 17 (44.74%) E-business
3 16 (42.11%) Release Management
4 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (18.42%) CRM
5 7 (18.42%) Data Modelling
5 7 (18.42%) Microservices
5 7 (18.42%) Migration
6 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (13.16%) Analytics
7 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (13.16%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (13.16%) High Availability
7 5 (13.16%) ITIL
7 5 (13.16%) ITIL V3
7 5 (13.16%) Logical Data Model
7 5 (13.16%) Physical Data Model
7 5 (13.16%) Strategic Roadmap
7 5 (13.16%) Supplier Relationship Management
8 4 (10.53%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) Java
2 9 (23.68%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) Bash Shell
4 6 (15.79%) Python
5 5 (13.16%) AWK
5 5 (13.16%) Jython
5 5 (13.16%) sed
6 3 (7.89%) Perl
7 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
7 2 (5.26%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) COBOL
8 1 (2.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.89%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) OCA
3 1 (2.63%) OCP
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (2.63%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (39.47%) SLA
2 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (13.16%) NFS
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (2.63%) Firmware
4 1 (2.63%) KVM
4 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (31.58%) Data Guard
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle RMAN
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Oracle ZFS
4 4 (10.53%) Ansible
4 4 (10.53%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (5.26%) Oracle Identity Management
5 2 (5.26%) Puppet
6 1 (2.63%) Nagios
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 38 (100.00%) Oracle
2 8 (21.05%) Red Hat
3 5 (13.16%) HP
3 5 (13.16%) Informatica
3 5 (13.16%) NetApp
3 5 (13.16%) SAP
4 3 (7.89%) Okta
4 3 (7.89%) Siebel
5 2 (5.26%) Cisco
5 2 (5.26%) Dell
5 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.63%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Remedy
6 1 (2.63%) VMware