Period
to 21 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Oracle ZFS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Oracle ZFS over the 6 months to 21 October 2018 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 ZFS
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 839 865 829
Rank change year-on-year +26 -36 +12
Contract jobs citing Oracle ZFS 40 17 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.017% 0.062%
As % of the Systems Management category 0.28% 0.15% 0.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 13 42
UK median daily rate £619 £383 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +61.76% -1.29% -17.55%
10th Percentile £383 £185 £308
90th Percentile £675 £495 £499
UK excluding London median daily rate £391 £425 £365
% change year-on-year -7.94% +16.44% -18.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Oracle ZFS is in the Systems Management category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills.

All Systems Management Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for systems management skills 14,420 11,459 12,276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.09% 11.53% 11.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,703 7,646 7,820
UK median daily rate £500 £470 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% +9.30% +7.50%
10th Percentile £298 £263 £263
90th Percentile £650 £613 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £413 £395
% change year-on-year +5.45% +4.43% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 388 267 280
UK median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £23.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.78% -22.58% +13.41%
10th Percentile £12.25 £10.75 £13.00
90th Percentile £47.00 £47.50 £48.41
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £26.25
% change year-on-year +0.72% -33.81% +25.00%

Oracle ZFS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Oracle ZFS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Oracle ZFS in the UK

Oracle ZFS
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Oracle ZFS.

Contractor daily rate trend for Oracle ZFS in the UK

Oracle ZFS
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Oracle ZFS over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Oracle ZFS in the UK

Oracle ZFS
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Oracle ZFS.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Oracle ZFS in the UK

Oracle ZFS
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 ZFS within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2018. 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 +13 32 £650 +69.93% 1
London -3 20 £650 +242.11% 1
UK excluding London -13 20 £391 -7.94% 3
South East -12 9 £391 +2.29%
Scotland - 8 £400 - 3
Midlands - 3 £375 -
West Midlands - 3 £375 -

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Oracle ZFS 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 ZFS.

1 38 (95.00%) Solaris
2 29 (72.50%) Unix
3 23 (57.50%) Linux
4 22 (55.00%) Oracle
5 21 (52.50%) Korn
6 20 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 18 (45.00%) Shell Script
8 14 (35.00%) MS Visio
8 14 (35.00%) Performance Testing
8 14 (35.00%) Requirements Management
8 14 (35.00%) Linux Command Line
9 13 (32.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 13 (32.50%) Asset Management
9 13 (32.50%) Fund Accounting
9 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Office
9 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Excel
9 13 (32.50%) HiPortfolio
9 13 (32.50%) Project Management
9 13 (32.50%) Regression Testing
9 13 (32.50%) Back Office
10 12 (30.00%) BPR
10 12 (30.00%) Python
10 12 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (30.00%) Apache
10 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
11 11 (27.50%) Perl
12 10 (25.00%) Windows
12 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
12 10 (25.00%) DNS

Oracle ZFS
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 12 (30.00%) Apache
2 10 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 8 (20.00%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (35.00%) MS Visio
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (32.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (32.50%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.00%) OpenShift
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 2 (5.00%) Route 53
3 2 (5.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.00%) DNS
1 10 (25.00%) SSL
2 9 (22.50%) SAN
3 8 (20.00%) DSL
4 7 (17.50%) Fibre Channel
5 6 (15.00%) Firewall
6 2 (5.00%) DHCP
6 2 (5.00%) Internet
6 2 (5.00%) IPsec
6 2 (5.00%) OpenVPN
6 2 (5.00%) VPN
7 1 (2.50%) FTP
7 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.50%) LAN
7 1 (2.50%) NAS
7 1 (2.50%) SSH
7 1 (2.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
2 8 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) MariaDB
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Artifactory
1 8 (20.00%) GitLab
1 8 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (32.50%) Back Office
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (32.50%) Analyst
1 13 (32.50%) Business Analyst
1 13 (32.50%) Technical Analyst
1 13 (32.50%) Technical Business Analyst
2 12 (30.00%) Investment Banking Business Analyst
3 9 (22.50%) Administrator
4 8 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
5 7 (17.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (17.50%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (10.00%) Consultant
7 4 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) Linux Consultant
8 3 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Linux Specialist
8 3 (7.50%) Solaris Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (7.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) LDAP
2 4 (10.00%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (7.50%) Spring
4 2 (5.00%) LAMP
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (35.00%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (7.50%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) HACMP
3 1 (2.50%) LPAR
3 1 (2.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (95.00%) Solaris
2 29 (72.50%) Unix
3 23 (57.50%) Linux
4 20 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (25.00%) Windows
6 6 (15.00%) CentOS
7 2 (5.00%) AIX
7 2 (5.00%) Fedora
8 1 (2.50%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) Performance Testing
1 14 (35.00%) Requirements Management
2 13 (32.50%) Asset Management
2 13 (32.50%) Fund Accounting
2 13 (32.50%) Project Management
2 13 (32.50%) Regression Testing
3 12 (30.00%) BPR
4 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.00%) ITIL
4 6 (15.00%) Kanban
4 6 (15.00%) Patch Management
4 6 (15.00%) Scrum
4 6 (15.00%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) DevOps
6 4 (10.00%) Benchmarking
6 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (10.00%) Business Transformation
6 4 (10.00%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (52.50%) Korn
2 18 (45.00%) Shell Script
3 12 (30.00%) Python
4 11 (27.50%) Perl
5 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (10.00%) AWK
6 4 (10.00%) Bourne shell
7 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
1 3 (7.50%) OCA
1 3 (7.50%) OCP
1 3 (7.50%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (7.50%) RHCE
1 3 (7.50%) RHCSA
2 1 (2.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 10 (25.00%) Docker
2 6 (15.00%) NFS
3 5 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.00%) GlusterFS
4 4 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (7.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (7.50%) VMware NSX
6 2 (5.00%) Btrfs
7 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.50%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 8 (20.00%) Ansible
3 6 (15.00%) Kubernetes
3 6 (15.00%) Prometheus
3 6 (15.00%) Puppet
3 6 (15.00%) Xymon
4 5 (12.50%) NetBackup
5 4 (10.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 2 (5.00%) Consul
6 2 (5.00%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.00%) Simpana
7 1 (2.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Oracle
2 20 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 9 (22.50%) Sun
3 9 (22.50%) VMware
4 8 (20.00%) Veritas
5 6 (15.00%) Brocade
6 5 (12.50%) HP
7 4 (10.00%) Centrify
7 4 (10.00%) EMC
7 4 (10.00%) StorageTek
8 3 (7.50%) IBM
8 3 (7.50%) NetApp
9 2 (5.00%) CommVault
9 2 (5.00%) Netezza
10 1 (2.50%) SolarWinds