The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 25 September 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
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank - - 64
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +30.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.04%
SUSE
North West

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
158 234 188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.97% 20.44% 23.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 132 88
Median daily rate £425 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £500 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 34 36
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.84 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.83% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.78 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £34.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheshire region citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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