The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 118 109 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 1 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.041% 0.45% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.20% 1.90% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - £42.00
Operating Systems Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
511 578 554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.93% 23.75% 17.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 257 231
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £168 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 40 44
Average hourly rate £17.07 £20.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.65% +21.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £30.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
SUSE
South East

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 22 July 2014. 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 -6 1 £200 -38.46% 2
SUSE
South East

SUSE
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat