The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £418 £270
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +54.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £39.00
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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 Bristol region.

Operating Systems Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 93 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 17.25% 15.02% 16.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 48 71
Average daily rate £375 £325 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +23.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 21
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -48.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.70 £11.50 £12.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £16.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

SUSE
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Postfix
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol 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 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) nginx
1 2 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) JIRA
1 2 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Debian
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Ruby
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Samba
1 2 (100.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware