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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 169 180 202
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +22
Contract jobs citing SUSE 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.85% 0.55% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 9
Median daily rate £456 £425 £440
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.35% -3.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £385 £408
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £445 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.04%
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
707 1083 1324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 20.56% 23.39% 22.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 858 974
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 57
Median hourly rate £27.50 £17.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.76% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.69 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £35.25 £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

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
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 27 September 2016.

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 27 September 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%) Perl
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 6 (60.00%) AIX
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Puppet
4 5 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) Middleware
4 5 (50.00%) Veritas
4 5 (50.00%) DNS
4 5 (50.00%) Oracle
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Service Management
5 4 (40.00%) ITSM
5 4 (40.00%) Solaris
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (40.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (30.00%) Ansible
6 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
6 3 (30.00%) High-Frequency Trading
6 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (30.00%) SSL
6 3 (30.00%) IBM
6 3 (30.00%) EMC
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) Finance

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 2 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) JBoss
1 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (30.00%) Firewall
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
3 2 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle DBA
3 1 (10.00%) Server Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) Unix
3 6 (60.00%) AIX
4 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Solaris
5 4 (40.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (20.00%) Debian
7 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
2 4 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (40.00%) ITSM
2 4 (40.00%) Service Management
3 3 (30.00%) Algorithmic Trading
3 3 (30.00%) Build Automation
3 3 (30.00%) High-Frequency Trading
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Low Latency
4 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
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%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (10.00%) High Availability
5 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Perl
2 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Ruby
4 2 (20.00%) Korn
4 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) NFS
3 2 (20.00%) Postfix
3 2 (20.00%) Squid
3 2 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (10.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
3 2 (20.00%) Cacti
3 2 (20.00%) Nagios
4 1 (10.00%) Data Guard
4 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Oracle
1 5 (50.00%) Veritas
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) IBM
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Software AG
4 1 (10.00%) webMethods