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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SUSE Linux
Rank 190 191 192
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs citing SUSE 6 11 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.47% 0.77% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £258 £376
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £489 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £10.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+231.25% -37.50%
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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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1267 1423 1421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.67% 21.40% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 956 990 978
Average daily rate £400 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.12% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 60 90
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.75 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.44% -10.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.51 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £24.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SUSE across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

SUSE Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) Apache
3 6 (40.00%) IBM
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 5 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 5 (33.33%) Veritas
4 5 (33.33%) AIX
4 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Middleware
5 4 (26.67%) Finance
5 4 (26.67%) VMware
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (26.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
6 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
6 3 (20.00%) Retail
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Network Security
6 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (20.00%) vSphere

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 6 (40.00%) Apache
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
3 3 (20.00%) IIS
4 2 (13.33%) WebLogic
5 1 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
2 3 (20.00%) Internet
2 3 (20.00%) BGP
2 3 (20.00%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) IPsec
2 3 (20.00%) VLAN
2 3 (20.00%) Network Security
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
2 3 (20.00%) DNS
2 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) FTP
4 1 (6.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) DB2
2 3 (20.00%) MySQL
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 4 (26.67%) Finance
4 3 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Analyst
1 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Administrator
1 3 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Installations Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Data Centre Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Configuration Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Test Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Middleware
2 3 (20.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) Worklight
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Wiki
1 1 (6.67%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (46.67%) UNIX
3 5 (33.33%) AIX
3 5 (33.33%) Solaris
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (20.00%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (6.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Service Management
1 3 (20.00%) Change Management
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (20.00%) Line Management
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) Content Management
2 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (6.67%) Low Latency
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (6.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) Jython
3 1 (6.67%) Ruby
3 1 (6.67%) Korn
3 1 (6.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (26.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (20.00%) Firmware
3 3 (20.00%) vSphere
3 3 (20.00%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) IBM
1 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (33.33%) Oracle
2 5 (33.33%) Veritas
3 4 (26.67%) VMware
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) EMC
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) HP
5 2 (13.33%) Pega
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (6.67%) Sun
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Rate: £550 per day + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago