The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 105 125 110
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -15
Contract jobs citing SUSE 7 1 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.29% 0.041% 0.63%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.46% 0.19% 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £200 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £200 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
-53.48% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.57% -
SUSE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
480 540 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.56% 22.13% 23.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 240 238
Average daily rate £375 £338 £342
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 24 36
Average hourly rate £19.50 £16.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -19.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.65 £13.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £22.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Berkshire region.

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £400 -
Hungerford - 2 £375 -
Slough - 1 £450 -
SUSE
South East

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) Python
5 2 (28.57%) IBM
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (28.57%) Nagios
5 2 (28.57%) yum
5 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
5 2 (28.57%) Korn
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) CentOS
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (14.29%) Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
6 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (14.29%) Ansible
6 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
6 1 (14.29%) Puppet
6 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (14.29%) Programme Management

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Commerce Server
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Support
1 2 (28.57%) Linux Support Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) AIX Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Data Architect
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) DTV
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) AIX
3 2 (28.57%) CentOS
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Programme Management
1 1 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
2 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) yum
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) IBM
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) SAP
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco