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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 31 30 47
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Contract jobs citing SUSE 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 2.02% 0.51% 1.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 6.85% 1.14% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 3
Average daily rate
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£450 £200 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+125.00% -52.94%
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
-49.61% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -
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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
73 88 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 29.55% 44.90% 20.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 42 31
Average daily rate £388 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £177
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 2
Average hourly rate £19.00 £13.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.74% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.40%

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 5 August 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
2 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
2 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
2 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) Middleware
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 5 (62.50%) Perl
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle ZFS
3 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) ATM
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Linux Support
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Project Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (37.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 5 (62.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Management
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
2 3 (37.50%) Change Management
2 3 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (62.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 5 (62.50%) NetBackup
1 5 (62.50%) Puppet
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat Satellite
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft