The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 164 209 201
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -8
Contract jobs citing SUSE 1 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% 0.085% 0.068%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.14% 0.41% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 4
Median daily rate £600 £451 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.18% -18.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £163 £323
% change year-on-year
+176.92% -49.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.57%
SUSE
London

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

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
730 1230 1288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.72% 20.81% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 610 960 940
Median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 42 58
Median hourly rate £15.50 £20.00 £18.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% +8.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.05 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £62.50 £33.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 City of London region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
2 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) ITIL
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) Middleware
4 5 (50.00%) AIX
4 5 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Perl
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) SSL
5 4 (40.00%) webMethods
5 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (40.00%) Software AG
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (40.00%) DataPower
5 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (30.00%) EMC
6 3 (30.00%) Change Management
6 3 (30.00%) SAN

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 3 (30.00%) FTP
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 2 (20.00%) NAS
4 2 (20.00%) SMTP
5 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Integration Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 5 (50.00%) AIX
3 5 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
6 2 (20.00%) Debian
6 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
7 1 (10.00%) CentOS
7 1 (10.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Change Management
3 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (20.00%) DevOps
4 2 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (20.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Storage Virtualisation
5 1 (10.00%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
5 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) ITSM
5 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) Perl
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) AWK
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) sed
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
2 2 (20.00%) Postfix
2 2 (20.00%) Squid
2 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Samba
3 1 (10.00%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Cacti
2 2 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) Software AG
3 4 (40.00%) webMethods
4 3 (30.00%) EMC
4 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft