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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 193 208 188
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -20
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 5 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.055% 0.080% 0.32%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.26% 0.40% 1.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 19
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£425 £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £385 £398
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £335
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £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 City of London region.

Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1142 1242 1295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.84% 19.80% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 871 907 900
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £183 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 53 72
Average hourly rate £17.87 £18.70 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.46% -25.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.83 £26.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.15% -0.78%

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
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 4 May 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (37.50%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) Java
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) Pega
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (25.00%) NAS

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

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (25.00%) NAS
3 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
3 1 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) DNS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (12.50%) DB2
3 1 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) UNIX
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (25.00%) Content Management
1 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
2 1 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
1 1 (12.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Pega
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint