The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 123 132 135
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing SUSE 1 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.039% 0.038% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.18% 0.15% 0.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
SUSE
England

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 of England region.

Operating Systems Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
552 656 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 21.76% 24.63% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 324 296
Average daily rate £340 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £155 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 98 84
Average hourly rate £17.38 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.83% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.45 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Bedfordshire - 1 £300 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) Trac
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Trac
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IVR
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Issue Tracking
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat