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 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 118 114 124
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.28% 0.040%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 1.43% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 1
Median daily rate £450 £400 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +100.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £150 £324
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -53.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -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
468 491 563
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.78% 19.89% 22.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 260 240 257
Median daily rate £375 £398 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.66% +17.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £232 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 59 22
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.39% +19.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £35.00 £22.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -4 4 £450 -
SUSE
South East

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) vSphere
3 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) High Availability
3 4 (57.14%) Software Distribution
3 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 4 (57.14%) Python
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
3 4 (57.14%) Perl
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Nagios
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) EMC
5 2 (28.57%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (28.57%) Puppet
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
6 1 (14.29%) CloudStack
6 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
6 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 1 (14.29%) KVM

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 1 (14.29%) CloudStack
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
1 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (14.29%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) HPUX
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) High Availability
1 4 (57.14%) Patch Management
1 4 (57.14%) Software Distribution
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) JavaScript
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (71.43%) vSphere
2 1 (14.29%) KVM
2 1 (14.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) Nagios
1 2 (28.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Remedy