The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank - 58 52
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.16% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.74% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £27.50
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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
127 136 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.66% 22.11% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 69 50
Average daily rate £310 £275 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.72% -15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 18 16
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.20 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.05 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Korn
2 2 (66.67%) Wiki
2 2 (66.67%) Veritas
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (66.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Symmetrix DMX
2 2 (66.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) HPUX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Veritas
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle