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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 201 201 201
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 7 3 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.051% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% 0.24% 1.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 14
Average daily rate
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£451 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.13% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £375 £351
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £435 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £324 £325
% change year-on-year
-53.66% -0.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.57% -
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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
1191 1273 1393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.40% 21.72% 20.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 932 957
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 53 76
Average hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £13.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.83%

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 1 July 2015.

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 1 July 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%) IBM
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) SAN
3 4 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (50.00%) EMC
3 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
5 2 (25.00%) Puppet
5 2 (25.00%) CentOS
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (12.50%) Ruby
6 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
6 1 (12.50%) vSphere
6 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) FreeRADIUS

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) SAN
2 3 (37.50%) 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%) Internet
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) Network Security
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Solaris Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) DBA
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Middleware
1 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (25.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Data Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Converged Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 4 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) vSphere
2 1 (12.50%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM
1 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 4 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (50.00%) EMC
2 4 (50.00%) Veritas
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) CA
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Lancope