The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 114 123
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +9
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.11% 1.86% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 2
Median daily rate £308 £575 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-46.52% +91.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -40.19%

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
270 431 496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.99% 17.74% 19.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 244 263
Median daily rate £450 £379 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.81% +12.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 41 21
Median hourly rate £40.46 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.92% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £135.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) SSH
3 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (25.00%) Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) LAMP
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) HP

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (25.00%) IIS
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) FTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
1 1 (25.00%) SSH
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (25.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (25.00%) Electronics
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (25.00%) Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Support
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior IT Support
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Linux Support
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Server Support
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Support Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps
1 1 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) PHP
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli
1 1 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) SAP