The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 520 532 403
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -129
Contract jobs citing SUSE 63 50 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.56% 0.46% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 26 90
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£405 £418 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.99% +4.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £25.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 - £23.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £27.50
SUSE
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11195 10921 9208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.16% 22.02% 21.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6402 6215 5006
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £183
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 918 972 954
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.38 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.90% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in England

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in England

SUSE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SUSE across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SUSE Daily Rate Histogram in England

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in England

SUSE
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SUSE across the England region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

SUSE Hourly Rate Histogram in England

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
London -22 18 £451 +12.55% 6
West Midlands -7 13 £475 -3.06% 1
South East -8 13 £370 -7.50% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £345 -
South West +1 4 - -
East Midlands -1 4 £347 - 1
North West -20 4 £500 +21.95%
East of England +8 1 £275 - 3
Midlands - 1 £500 -
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 133 (97.08%) Linux
2 92 (67.15%) Red Hat
3 76 (55.47%) UNIX
4 71 (51.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 55 (40.15%) TCP/IP
6 54 (39.42%) Perl
7 48 (35.04%) Oracle
7 48 (35.04%) Windows
8 46 (33.58%) Solaris
9 42 (30.66%) VMware
10 40 (29.20%) SAN
11 38 (27.74%) Shell Script
11 38 (27.74%) DNS
12 36 (26.28%) Java
12 36 (26.28%) Finance
13 35 (25.55%) Banking
13 35 (25.55%) Configuration Management
14 33 (24.09%) AIX
15 32 (23.36%) HP
16 31 (22.63%) Veritas
16 31 (22.63%) Clustering
17 29 (21.17%) Change Management
17 29 (21.17%) EMC
17 29 (21.17%) WebLogic
17 29 (21.17%) SQL Server
17 29 (21.17%) XML
18 28 (20.44%) OO
19 27 (19.71%) Microsoft
19 27 (19.71%) Firewall
20 25 (18.25%) Ruby

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 29 (21.17%) WebLogic
2 25 (18.25%) Apache
3 13 (9.49%) IIS
3 13 (9.49%) WebSphere
4 10 (7.30%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.11%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.65%) Confluence
6 5 (3.65%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.19%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (2.19%) iPlanet
7 3 (2.19%) JBoss
8 2 (1.46%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.46%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.46%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (1.46%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 1 (0.73%) Lync
9 1 (0.73%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 7 (5.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.46%) MS Project
2 2 (1.46%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.38%) GitHub
2 4 (2.92%) PaaS
3 2 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.73%) Route 53
4 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 55 (40.15%) TCP/IP
2 40 (29.20%) SAN
3 38 (27.74%) DNS
4 27 (19.71%) Firewall
5 15 (10.95%) Internet
6 14 (10.22%) HTTP
6 14 (10.22%) VLAN
7 13 (9.49%) SSL
7 13 (9.49%) WAN
8 12 (8.76%) VPN
8 12 (8.76%) NAS
9 10 (7.30%) BGP
9 10 (7.30%) LAN
10 8 (5.84%) Ethernet
11 7 (5.11%) IPsec
11 7 (5.11%) Network Security
11 7 (5.11%) NetScaler
11 7 (5.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (5.11%) Cisco ISE
11 7 (5.11%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.95%) MySQL
3 14 (10.22%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.30%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.57%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.84%) DB2
7 4 (2.92%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.92%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (1.46%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.46%) MS Access
9 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.73%) Redis
9 1 (0.73%) Big Data
9 1 (0.73%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.65%) Gerrit
2 5 (3.65%) Subversion
2 5 (3.65%) JIRA
General
1 36 (26.28%) Finance
2 35 (25.55%) Banking
3 11 (8.03%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.19%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.19%) Legal
5 3 (2.19%) Publishing
6 2 (1.46%) Retail
7 1 (0.73%) Billing
7 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (22.63%) Developer
2 21 (15.33%) Administrator
3 19 (13.87%) Perl Developer
4 13 (9.49%) UNIX Engineer
5 12 (8.76%) Linux Engineer
6 11 (8.03%) Linux Administrator
7 10 (7.30%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (6.57%) DBA
9 7 (5.11%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (5.11%) Consultant
9 7 (5.11%) UNIX Administrator
10 6 (4.38%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) UNIX Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.65%) Storage Engineer
11 5 (3.65%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (3.65%) Website Developer
11 5 (3.65%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (21.17%) XML
2 16 (11.68%) Middleware
3 11 (8.03%) HTML
4 8 (5.84%) CSS
4 8 (5.84%) CGI
5 7 (5.11%) Regular Expression
5 7 (5.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (4.38%) REST
6 6 (4.38%) D3.js
6 6 (4.38%) Flot
6 6 (4.38%) Web Services
7 3 (2.19%) J2EE
7 3 (2.19%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.46%) Ajax
8 2 (1.46%) XHTML
9 1 (0.73%) JDBC
9 1 (0.73%) Servlets
9 1 (0.73%) .NET
9 1 (0.73%) LAMP
9 1 (0.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 31 (22.63%) Clustering
2 20 (14.60%) Open Source
2 20 (14.60%) Oracle Exalogic
3 11 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.57%) Wiki
5 7 (5.11%) Symmetrix DMX
5 7 (5.11%) Replication
6 6 (4.38%) Visualisation
7 4 (2.92%) GIS
8 3 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.19%) Eurex
9 2 (1.46%) Grid Computing
9 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.73%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.73%) PKI
10 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 133 (97.08%) Linux
2 76 (55.47%) UNIX
3 71 (51.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 48 (35.04%) Windows
5 46 (33.58%) Solaris
6 33 (24.09%) AIX
7 22 (16.06%) HPUX
8 19 (13.87%) Oracle Linux
9 17 (12.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 17 (12.41%) Ubuntu
10 11 (8.03%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (6.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (5.84%) CentOS
12 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (4.38%) Windows 7
14 5 (3.65%) Debian
14 5 (3.65%) Slackware
15 4 (2.92%) zOS
16 3 (2.19%) Windows 8
17 2 (1.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.55%) Configuration Management
2 29 (21.17%) Change Management
3 28 (20.44%) OO
4 25 (18.25%) ITIL
5 15 (10.95%) Service Management
6 11 (8.03%) ITSM
6 11 (8.03%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (8.03%) Load Balancing
7 10 (7.30%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.57%) Algorithmic Trading
8 9 (6.57%) Low Latency
9 8 (5.84%) DevOps
9 8 (5.84%) Migration
10 7 (5.11%) Web Development
10 7 (5.11%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (5.11%) Analytics
11 6 (4.38%) Responsive Web Design
11 6 (4.38%) Microservices
11 6 (4.38%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 54 (39.42%) Perl
2 38 (27.74%) Shell Script
3 36 (26.28%) Java
4 25 (18.25%) Ruby
5 20 (14.60%) Bash Shell
6 19 (13.87%) Python
7 18 (13.14%) Korn
7 18 (13.14%) SQL
8 12 (8.76%) PowerShell
9 10 (7.30%) JavaScript
10 6 (4.38%) VBScript
11 4 (2.92%) C-shell
12 3 (2.19%) C++
13 2 (1.46%) C
13 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.46%) VB
13 2 (1.46%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (1.46%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.73%) PHP
14 1 (0.73%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (8.03%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.84%) Degree
3 3 (2.19%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.19%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.19%) SCSA
4 2 (1.46%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.46%) ISEB
4 2 (1.46%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.73%) CITP
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.73%) CCNP
5 1 (0.73%) CCNA
5 1 (0.73%) CCDA
5 1 (0.73%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.73%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.73%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.73%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (18.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (10.95%) vSphere
3 13 (9.49%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
4 10 (7.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.11%) FreeRADIUS
5 7 (5.11%) NFS
6 6 (4.38%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.65%) Firmware
8 4 (2.92%) Samba
9 3 (2.19%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.19%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.19%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.19%) Veritas File System
9 3 (2.19%) KVM
10 1 (0.73%) Snort
10 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 21 (15.33%) Puppet
2 19 (13.87%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (8.76%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 7 (5.11%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (4.38%) Kibana
6 3 (2.19%) YaST
7 2 (1.46%) yum
7 2 (1.46%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.46%) OpenView
7 2 (1.46%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.46%) ZENworks
7 2 (1.46%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.46%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.46%) SCOM
8 1 (0.73%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.73%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.73%) Ansible
8 1 (0.73%) Salt
8 1 (0.73%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (67.15%) Red Hat
2 48 (35.04%) Oracle
3 42 (30.66%) VMware
4 32 (23.36%) HP
5 31 (22.63%) Veritas
6 29 (21.17%) EMC
7 27 (19.71%) Microsoft
8 24 (17.52%) Cisco
9 23 (16.79%) Sun
10 20 (14.60%) IBM
11 15 (10.95%) NetApp
12 12 (8.76%) Citrix
13 8 (5.84%) F5
14 7 (5.11%) CA
14 7 (5.11%) CheckPoint
15 6 (4.38%) Dell
15 6 (4.38%) Splunk
16 5 (3.65%) Brocade
16 5 (3.65%) Compaq
16 5 (3.65%) SGI
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