The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the City of London region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 203 180 214
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +34
Contract jobs citing SUSE 7 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.27% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 1.33% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 10
Average daily rate £425 £450 £474
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% -5.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £359 £423
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £488 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 £360
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1273 1280 1532
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 19.72% 20.54% 18.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 908 872 1006
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 £185 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 74 92
Average hourly rate £17.50 £22.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.45% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.75 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SUSE
London

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 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
3 15 (83.33%) UNIX
4 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (61.11%) VMware
5 11 (61.11%) Oracle
6 8 (44.44%) Solaris
6 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (38.89%) Finance
8 6 (33.33%) Windows
8 6 (33.33%) Python
8 6 (33.33%) VMware ESX
8 6 (33.33%) Fedora
8 6 (33.33%) Ruby
8 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (33.33%) Xen
8 6 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
8 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
8 6 (33.33%) KVM
9 5 (27.78%) CentOS
9 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (27.78%) vCloud
9 5 (27.78%) sed
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
9 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (27.78%) XenServer
9 5 (27.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 5 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 5 (27.78%) AWK

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 3 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 3 (16.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (11.11%) WebLogic Portal
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
3 1 (5.56%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 3 (16.67%) LDAP
2 3 (16.67%) SAN
3 2 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (5.56%) NAS
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (5.56%) SSH
4 1 (5.56%) SSL
4 1 (5.56%) VPN
4 1 (5.56%) FTP
4 1 (5.56%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (5.56%) KDB
2 1 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) JIRA
2 1 (5.56%) JUnit
2 1 (5.56%) JMeter
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Administrator
2 6 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Perl Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Build Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Server Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.56%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) CSS
1 2 (11.11%) XML
1 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (5.56%) Java EE
2 1 (5.56%) wxWidgets
2 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (5.56%) Xerces
2 1 (5.56%) Xalan
2 1 (5.56%) CORBA
2 1 (5.56%) SOAP
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Wiki
2 2 (11.11%) Symmetrix DMX
3 1 (5.56%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) UNIX
3 12 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Solaris
5 6 (33.33%) Windows
5 6 (33.33%) Fedora
6 5 (27.78%) CentOS
6 5 (27.78%) Oracle Linux
7 3 (16.67%) AIX
8 2 (11.11%) Debian
8 2 (11.11%) Ubuntu
9 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (5.56%) OpenSolaris
9 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) OO
2 2 (11.11%) Web Development
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
3 1 (5.56%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) RDF
3 1 (5.56%) Service Management
3 1 (5.56%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) Python
1 6 (33.33%) Ruby
1 6 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 5 (27.78%) sed
2 5 (27.78%) AWK
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
2 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
3 3 (16.67%) Java
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) Korn
5 1 (5.56%) C-shell
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) C#
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
5 1 (5.56%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 6 (33.33%) Xen
2 6 (33.33%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (33.33%) KVM
3 5 (27.78%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (27.78%) vCloud
3 5 (27.78%) XenServer
3 5 (27.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (27.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (22.22%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) OpenSSH
5 1 (5.56%) qmail
5 1 (5.56%) Sendmail
5 1 (5.56%) Squid
5 1 (5.56%) Snort
5 1 (5.56%) Samba
5 1 (5.56%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) BladeLogic
1 1 (5.56%) Nessus
1 1 (5.56%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Red Hat
2 11 (61.11%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Oracle
3 5 (27.78%) Veritas
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) JBoss
5 3 (16.67%) Sybase
5 3 (16.67%) HP
5 3 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.56%) Qualys
6 1 (5.56%) Tripwire
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) BMC
6 1 (5.56%) Nokia
6 1 (5.56%) Novell
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Sun
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