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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 183 191 180
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 8 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.059% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.70% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 11
Average daily rate
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£544 £425 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £310 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £629 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.34
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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
1123 1146 1205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 22.17% 19.85% 21.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 865 782 800
Average daily rate £425 £409 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.03% +2.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £600 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 48 76
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £13.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £105.00 £31.00 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 4 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Middleware
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) IBM
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Content Management
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (25.00%) Pega
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager

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

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) BGP
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) IPsec
2 1 (12.50%) VLAN
2 1 (12.50%) Network Security
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (12.50%) NetScaler
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
2 1 (12.50%) LDAP
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
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
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Test Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) Regular Expression
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
1 1 (12.50%) Symmetrix DMX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) UNIX
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
6 1 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
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%) Logistics
2 1 (12.50%) Supplier Management
2 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Algorithmic Trading
2 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Test Strategy
2 1 (12.50%) OO
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
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 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
1 1 (12.50%) Puppet
1 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (37.50%) Veritas
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 2 (25.00%) EMC
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Pega
4 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco