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 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
London / City of London
Rank 144 143 181
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +38
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 8 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.10% 0.26% 0.100%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 1.25% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Median daily rate £425 £425 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -22.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £342 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £559 £610
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -40.19%

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
668 642 1151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.78% 21.19% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 549 469 867
Median daily rate £450 £442 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.80% +10.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £200 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 23 45
Median hourly rate £21.75 £20.00 £17.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.75% +13.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £130.30 £30.00 £105.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%

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 24 January 2017, 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (83.33%) Veritas
3 9 (75.00%) Unix
4 8 (66.67%) Perl
4 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 8 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
5 7 (58.33%) Puppet
5 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) Clustering
7 4 (33.33%) Banking
7 4 (33.33%) JIRA
7 4 (33.33%) AIX
7 4 (33.33%) Solaris
7 4 (33.33%) ITIL
7 4 (33.33%) IBM
7 4 (33.33%) Control-M
8 3 (25.00%) Middleware
8 3 (25.00%) Service Management
8 3 (25.00%) ITSM
8 3 (25.00%) HP
8 3 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 2 (16.67%) High-Frequency Trading
9 2 (16.67%) Line Management
9 2 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database

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 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DNS
1 2 (16.67%) Firewall
1 2 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (8.33%) NAS
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Administrator
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Unix Administrator
2 5 (41.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Server Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Solaris Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Equities
2 2 (16.67%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Unix
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) Solaris
5 3 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Configuration Management
2 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) ITSM
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
4 2 (16.67%) Build Automation
4 2 (16.67%) High-Frequency Trading
4 2 (16.67%) Line Management
4 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 2 (16.67%) Low Latency
4 2 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
5 1 (8.33%) High Availability
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
5 1 (8.33%) Server Building
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) Perl
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (16.67%) Korn
3 2 (16.67%) Ruby
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (58.33%) Puppet
2 4 (33.33%) Control-M
3 2 (16.67%) Nagios
3 2 (16.67%) NetBackup
3 2 (16.67%) OpenView
4 1 (8.33%) Ansible
4 1 (8.33%) Data Guard
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Veritas
2 8 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 3 (25.00%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) EMC
6 2 (16.67%) Remedy
7 1 (8.33%) VMware