The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 71 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.64% 0.54% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£500 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £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 Cheshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Cheshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
157 185 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.45% 23.57% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 68 66
Average daily rate £400 £300 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £152 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 39 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £31.53 £18.68
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-55.59% +68.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £14.02 £8.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.19 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Cheshire

SUSE
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) RDBMS
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Remedy