The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 Belfast region.

Operating Systems Category
Belfast
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
40 71 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Belfast 38.10% 61.21% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 36 15
Average daily rate £316 £275 £150
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.00% +83.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £125 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £350 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.92% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast