The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 32 51 45
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -6
Contract jobs citing SUSE 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.48% 0.38% 0.85%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.02% 2.13% 3.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Average daily rate
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£200 - £265
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £331 £281
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.88 - £39.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Operating Systems Category
Basingstoke
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
98 47 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 46.89% 17.87% 27.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 23 43
Average daily rate £360 £370 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 12
Average hourly rate £13.50 £14.50 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.89% +13.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £13.50 £10.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £15.53 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SUSE across the Basingstoke region.

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Basingstoke

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SUSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SUSE.

1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Novell
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SOAP
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Basingstoke region citing SUSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SUSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C Developer
1 1 (50.00%) C Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Build Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Debian
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Novell
2 1 (50.00%) VMware