The first table below looks at the demand for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 16 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 Sussex 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 £360
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £32.16
% change year-on-year
- -14.48%
Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
86 34 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 27.74% 16.11% 21.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 13 34
Average daily rate £213 £438 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-51.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £383 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.40% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 6
Average hourly rate £14.00 £18.25 £19.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.28% -7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.88 £21.50 £23.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SUSE
South East

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in East Sussex

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in East Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 16 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
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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
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Vacancies
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SUSE
South East

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) Puppet
4 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
5 3 (42.86%) MS Office
5 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) PBX
7 1 (14.29%) VoIP
7 1 (14.29%) DHCP
7 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
7 1 (14.29%) Perl
7 1 (14.29%) PHP
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) MCP
7 1 (14.29%) UNIX
7 1 (14.29%) MCSE
7 1 (14.29%) MCSA
7 1 (14.29%) Python

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East Sussex 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 4 (57.14%) DNS
5 2 (28.57%) PBX
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (14.29%) SSH
6 1 (14.29%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) Debian
4 1 (14.29%) Gentoo
4 1 (14.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
4 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) AWK
1 1 (14.29%) Korn
1 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
1 1 (14.29%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) Reuters
2 1 (14.29%) Bloomberg
2 1 (14.29%) CQG