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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 151 194 201
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +7
Contract jobs citing SUSE 6 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.18% 0.055% 0.066%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% 0.27% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 4
Median daily rate £400 £451 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.20% +9.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £530 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
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
721 1124 1241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.52% 20.51% 20.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 599 858 919
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £345 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.79% +10.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 50 47
Median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.60% -1.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.38 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +4.25%

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 31 May 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) IBM
3 12 (75.00%) Unix
4 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
4 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
5 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) SAN
6 7 (43.75%) AIX
6 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
7 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
7 6 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (37.50%) NAS
7 6 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (37.50%) Solaris
7 6 (37.50%) Perl
7 6 (37.50%) Oracle
7 6 (37.50%) Veritas
7 6 (37.50%) HP
7 6 (37.50%) EMC
7 6 (37.50%) SSL
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 6 (37.50%) Middleware
7 6 (37.50%) Firewall
7 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (31.25%) DataPower
9 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (25.00%) Puppet

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 7 (43.75%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (18.75%) Apache
4 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 2 (12.50%) JBoss
4 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (6.25%) FileNet
5 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
5 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Portal
Cloud Services
1 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) SAN
3 6 (37.50%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) NAS
3 6 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (18.75%) FTP
4 3 (18.75%) HTTP
5 2 (12.50%) SMTP
6 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (6.25%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Principal Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Middleware
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (75.00%) Unix
3 7 (43.75%) AIX
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle Linux
4 6 (37.50%) Solaris
5 4 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (12.50%) Debian
7 2 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
8 1 (6.25%) CentOS
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (12.50%) Data Protection
3 2 (12.50%) DevOps
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
3 2 (12.50%) ITSM
3 2 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) Open Source
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Bash Shell
2 6 (37.50%) Perl
3 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (12.50%) Korn
4 2 (12.50%) PHP
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
4 2 (12.50%) Python
4 2 (12.50%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) AWK
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Jython
5 1 (6.25%) sed
5 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 6 (37.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) NFS
4 2 (12.50%) Postfix
4 2 (12.50%) Squid
4 2 (12.50%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Samba
5 1 (6.25%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Ansible
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (12.50%) Cacti
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) IBM
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat
3 6 (37.50%) EMC
3 6 (37.50%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 6 (37.50%) Veritas
4 4 (25.00%) Software AG
4 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) webMethods
5 3 (18.75%) Microsoft