The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 66 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.28% 0.76% 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.40% 3.76% 1.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £365
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +9.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £31.53
SUSE
West Midlands

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

Operating Systems Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
143 133 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.03% 20.15% 17.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 58 66
Median daily rate £350 £280 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £160 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 18
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% +1.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.73 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £20.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Birmingham region citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (66.67%) MindAlign
2 2 (66.67%) IMAP
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
2 2 (66.67%) Proofpoint
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) S/MIME
2 2 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) BMC
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Control-M
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (33.33%) Finance

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (66.67%) MindAlign
1 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) IMAP
2 2 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 2 (66.67%) S/MIME
2 2 (66.67%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) PKI
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Solaris
1 3 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
2 2 (66.67%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Korn
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Proofpoint
2 1 (33.33%) BMC
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle