The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 40 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 1.23% 0.32% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 5.97% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£370 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.87% -9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £39.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.34
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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 Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
East Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
67 76 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Sussex 20.62% 23.97% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 30 15
Average daily rate £360 £300 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £110 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 8
Average hourly rate £36.25 £13.87 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+161.35% -18.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £10.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £19.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

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
Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in East Sussex

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) SCSA
2 3 (50.00%) GIS
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) BT
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (50.00%) Clustering
2 3 (50.00%) Apache
2 3 (50.00%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) Sun
2 3 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (50.00%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas File System

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 3 (50.00%) Apache
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Firewall
1 3 (50.00%) LDAP
1 3 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (50.00%) VPN
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) OSPF
1 3 (50.00%) BGP
1 3 (50.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 3 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) GIS
1 3 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) AIX
2 3 (50.00%) Solaris
2 3 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SCSA
1 3 (50.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas File System
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) BT
1 3 (50.00%) VMware
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
1 3 (50.00%) Sun
1 3 (50.00%) Veritas
1 3 (50.00%) Red Hat