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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 34 - 27
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 0 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 0.85% - 4.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.08% - 11.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 6
Average daily rate £420 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.63% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.63 -
% change year-on-year
-40.19% -
SUSE
Hampshire

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
65 79 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Basingstoke 27.66% 33.76% 36.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 37
Average daily rate £325 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.51% -25.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £150 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 3
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.35 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.15% -69.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.75 £11.35 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £13.06 £40.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.18
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.40%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) vRealize
2 3 (60.00%) ATM
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (60.00%) ATM
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
1 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Change Management
1 5 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 5 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) VMware