The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 East Midlands 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 93 86 78
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.12% 0.077% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 0.36% 1.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 £360
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £24.32
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
Operating Systems Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
342 278 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 21.20% 21.53% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 99 119
Average daily rate £245 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.78% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £70 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £447
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 72 57 50
Average hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.20 £8.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £27.50 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SUSE
England

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
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Northamptonshire - - - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Clustering
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Firmware
3 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
3 1 (33.33%) Change Control

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Virtualisation Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Clustering
1 1 (33.33%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Tivoli
1 1 (33.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft