The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 90 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.13% - 0.27%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% - 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate
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- - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.00
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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 East Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
352 318 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.51% 20.06% 21.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 157 119
Average daily rate £325 £275 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £110 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £424 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 43 67
Average hourly rate £13.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.94 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £53.00 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SUSE across the East Midlands region.

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the East Midlands region.

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) C
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) DB2
2 2 (66.67%) JSP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) Intranet
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 2 (66.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Intranet
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) DB2
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) J2EE
1 2 (66.67%) JSP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) UML
1 2 (66.67%) SOA
1 2 (66.67%) Software Architecture
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP
1 1 (33.33%) Red Hat