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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 116 122 132
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +10
Contract jobs citing SUSE 7 4 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.28% 0.15% 0.038%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.56% 0.80% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 1
Average daily rate £575 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+91.66% +4.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.63 -
% change year-on-year
-40.19% -
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
449 501 608
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.67% 18.93% 23.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 257 267
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 29 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.90 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £55.65 £27.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Bracknell -2 4 £575 +91.66%
Reading - 2 - -
SUSE
South East

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) AIX
3 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
4 5 (45.45%) JBoss
4 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
4 5 (45.45%) J2EE
4 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
4 5 (45.45%) CentOS
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
6 3 (27.27%) HP
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) ATM
6 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
6 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (27.27%) FishEye

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 5 (45.45%) JBoss
2 5 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 5 (45.45%) WebLogic
3 3 (27.27%) OpenStack
4 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) ATM
1 3 (27.27%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) FishEye
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Architect
2 3 (27.27%) Unix Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Designer
3 1 (9.09%) Transition Manager
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Mainframe
2 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
4 1 (9.09%) AS400
4 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (63.64%) Unix
3 6 (54.55%) AIX
4 5 (45.45%) CentOS
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Solaris
6 1 (9.09%) Nucleus RTOS
6 1 (9.09%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Mentoring
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) DevOps
2 3 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 2 (18.18%) Project Management
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (9.09%) High Availability
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Software Distribution
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Docker
3 1 (9.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) Packer
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) IBM
3 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 1 (9.09%) SAP