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 24 July 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 194 209 208
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -1
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 13 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.068% 0.18% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.91% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 10
Average daily rate
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£550 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £330 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £450 £405
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - £42.00
Operating Systems Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1290 1431 1554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 21.93% 20.14% 19.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 936 969 971
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £220 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 81 94
Average hourly rate £18.46 £19.60 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.81% -2.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.65 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £54.00 £29.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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
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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (40.00%) KVM
5 4 (40.00%) Ruby
5 4 (40.00%) Xen
5 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (40.00%) Solaris
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) LDAP
6 3 (30.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) IBM
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (30.00%) AIX
6 3 (30.00%) Java
6 3 (30.00%) PHP
6 3 (30.00%) MySQL
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Migration
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) Veritas
6 3 (30.00%) AWK
6 3 (30.00%) Fedora
6 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (30.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) SAS
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (10.00%) SSL
3 1 (10.00%) FTP
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) NetScreen
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 10g
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) KDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) JUnit
1 1 (10.00%) JMeter
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Installations Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) CORBA
2 1 (10.00%) SOAP
2 1 (10.00%) Xerces
2 1 (10.00%) Xalan
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) AIX
4 3 (30.00%) Fedora
4 3 (30.00%) CentOS
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Debian
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (10.00%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Migration
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (40.00%) Ruby
1 4 (40.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) AWK
2 3 (30.00%) sed
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Lisp
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (10.00%) Korn
4 1 (10.00%) C-shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) KVM
2 4 (40.00%) Xen
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (30.00%) XenServer
3 3 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (30.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (30.00%) vCloud
4 1 (10.00%) NFS
4 1 (10.00%) Snort
4 1 (10.00%) Samba
4 1 (10.00%) Squid
4 1 (10.00%) OpenSSH
4 1 (10.00%) qmail
4 1 (10.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Nessus
1 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) IBM
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Veritas
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) HP
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) JBoss
5 1 (10.00%) Sybase
5 1 (10.00%) Tripwire
5 1 (10.00%) BMC
5 1 (10.00%) Nokia
5 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Symantec
5 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
5 1 (10.00%) Qualys
5 1 (10.00%) Akamai
5 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
City, London
Aston Carter
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 10 days ago