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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 95 93 85
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.23% 0.064% 0.075%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.98% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Average daily rate
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£347 - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £335
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +26.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £27.50
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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
408 338 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 23.29% 21.67% 22.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 128 98
Average daily rate £325 £240 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.41% -17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £70 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 78 64
Average hourly rate £14.75 £14.00 £13.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.35% +2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £9.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £72.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+0.94% -0.93%

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 1 May 2015. 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
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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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire 0 4 £347 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (75.00%) Korn
2 3 (75.00%) PlateSpin
2 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (75.00%) Samba
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (75.00%) C-shell
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) FCoE
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) High Availability
2 3 (75.00%) iPlanet
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) DNS

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (75.00%) iPlanet
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) JBoss
1 3 (75.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (75.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Project
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (75.00%) FCoE
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Clustering
2 2 (50.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) AIX
2 3 (75.00%) HPUX
2 3 (75.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (75.00%) High Availability
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
1 3 (75.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 2 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Requirements Management
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Korn
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (75.00%) C-shell
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Samba
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (75.00%) KVM
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) PlateSpin
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) F5
2 3 (75.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Sun
3 2 (50.00%) Cognos
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) Opsware
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft