Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 817 839 747
Rank change year-on-year +22 -92 +58
Contract jobs citing Oracle Linux 54 50 121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.050% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 0.24% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 20 73
UK median daily rate £490 £420 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -1.18% +13.33%
10th Percentile £344 £323 £324
90th Percentile £573 £500 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £483 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +20.63% - +7.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
UK median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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 20,853 20,678 20,136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.93% 20.76% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 13,009 13,192 12,636
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £404
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.94%
10th Percentile £160 £168 £193
90th Percentile £600 £613 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £370
% change year-on-year +3.90% +4.05% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,352 1,266 1,271
UK median hourly rate £17.39 £17.43 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.22% +5.64% -2.48%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.00 £10.61
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.28 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year -1.36% +3.13% -3.03%

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 22 January 2019.

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 12 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 22 January 2019. 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 +14 53 £495 +16.41% 8
UK excluding London -27 44 £483 +20.63% 10
South East +1 16 £470 +10.59% 3
Midlands +2 12 £500 +37.79% 4
West Midlands -22 12 £500 +33.20% 4
London +19 9 £525 +23.53%
North of England -16 9 £425 +21.43% 1
South West -25 6 £500 +20.48%
North West -5 5 £275 -54.17%
Yorkshire -14 2 £438 +45.83%
North East - 2 £513 - 1
East of England - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 54 (100.00%) Oracle
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 28 (51.85%) Oracle Database
3 27 (50.00%) Unix
4 25 (46.30%) Oracle Database 12c
5 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
6 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
6 21 (38.89%) DevOps
6 21 (38.89%) Oracle RAC
7 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (31.48%) SQL
8 17 (31.48%) Data Guard
9 16 (29.63%) Ansible
10 15 (27.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
11 14 (25.93%) Java
11 14 (25.93%) JIRA
11 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
11 14 (25.93%) Open Source
12 13 (24.07%) Validation
13 12 (22.22%) ITIL
13 12 (22.22%) Python
13 12 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
14 11 (20.37%) Mentoring
15 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 10 (18.52%) WebLogic
15 10 (18.52%) Migration
16 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
16 9 (16.67%) MySQL
16 9 (16.67%) Virtual Machines

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 10 (18.52%) WebLogic
2 7 (12.96%) Confluence
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle Service Bus
2 7 (12.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.85%) Commerce Server
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (1.85%) WebLogic Portal
Business Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.85%) GitHub
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) Broadband
1 1 (1.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (51.85%) Oracle Database
2 25 (46.30%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (16.67%) MySQL
4 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (14.81%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.56%) DB2
6 2 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle Exadata
6 2 (3.70%) Oracle9i Database
6 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.85%) Big Data
7 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.85%) Sqoop
7 1 (1.85%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) Git (software)
1 14 (25.93%) JIRA
2 8 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
3 7 (12.96%) Maven
3 7 (12.96%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (12.96%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.85%) ProC
General
1 4 (7.41%) Finance
1 4 (7.41%) Retail
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
2 2 (3.70%) Front Office
2 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) DBA
2 20 (37.04%) Oracle DBA
3 10 (18.52%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Administrator
6 5 (9.26%) Applications Support
6 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared DBA
7 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps
7 4 (7.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Unix Engineer
7 4 (7.41%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Designer
8 3 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Senior DBA
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 3 (5.56%) HTML
2 3 (5.56%) Middleware
3 2 (3.70%) CSS
3 2 (3.70%) Dojo
3 2 (3.70%) EJB
3 2 (3.70%) JPA
3 2 (3.70%) JSP
3 2 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.85%) .NET
4 1 (1.85%) .NET Core
4 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.85%) J2EE
4 1 (1.85%) OC4J
4 1 (1.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.70%) EMC VNX
2 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (3.70%) Equities
2 2 (3.70%) Fixed Income
3 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 54 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (50.00%) Unix
3 10 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (14.81%) CentOS
5 6 (11.11%) Ubuntu
6 5 (9.26%) AIX
6 5 (9.26%) Windows
7 4 (7.41%) Solaris
8 3 (5.56%) SUSE
9 2 (3.70%) HPUX
9 2 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.89%) DevOps
2 19 (35.19%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (25.93%) Open Source
4 13 (24.07%) Validation
5 12 (22.22%) ITIL
5 12 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
6 11 (20.37%) Mentoring
7 10 (18.52%) Migration
8 9 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (14.81%) Computer Science
9 8 (14.81%) Decision-Making
9 8 (14.81%) SDLC
10 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
10 7 (12.96%) Kanban
10 7 (12.96%) Process Improvement
10 7 (12.96%) SOA
11 6 (11.11%) Coaching
11 6 (11.11%) Scrum
11 6 (11.11%) Workshop Facilitation
12 4 (7.41%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 17 (31.48%) SQL
2 15 (27.78%) Shell Script
3 14 (25.93%) Java
4 12 (22.22%) Python
5 9 (16.67%) PL/SQL
6 8 (14.81%) Perl
7 5 (9.26%) PHP
7 5 (9.26%) PowerShell
8 4 (7.41%) C#
9 3 (5.56%) Bash Shell
9 3 (5.56%) VB
10 2 (3.70%) VBA
11 1 (1.85%) C
11 1 (1.85%) Korn
Qualifications
1 23 (42.59%) Security Cleared
2 21 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 8 (14.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (14.81%) Degree
4 7 (12.96%) OCP
4 7 (12.96%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (5.56%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.85%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (38.89%) Oracle RAC
2 9 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (7.41%) Docker
4 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.85%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 17 (31.48%) Data Guard
2 16 (29.63%) Ansible
3 15 (27.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (5.56%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (3.70%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (3.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.85%) Control-M
6 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
6 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.85%) Puppet
6 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.41%) IBM
3 4 (7.41%) VMware
4 3 (5.56%) Dell
4 3 (5.56%) Remedy
5 2 (3.70%) BMC
5 2 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.85%) Sun
6 1 (1.85%) Tableau
6 1 (1.85%) Veritas