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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 501 468 475
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +7
Contract jobs citing SUSE 78 84 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.16% 0.17% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.68% 0.77% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 59 64
Average daily rate
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£345 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 3
Average hourly rate £29.25 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 - £39.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £110.88 - £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.00
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
11419 10945 11502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.81% 22.55% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6608 6215 5963
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 977 954 1146
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.98 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.71% -2.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £37.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +6 50 £400 - 12
North West -1 8 £323 -4.44% 1
East of England - 7 - -
South East -8 6 £200 -38.46% 4
Yorkshire -4 3 - - 1
West Midlands -14 1 - -
North East - - - -
South West - - - - 1
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UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 144 (97.96%) Linux
2 60 (40.82%) UNIX
2 60 (40.82%) Windows
3 57 (38.78%) Red Hat
4 54 (36.73%) IBM
5 52 (35.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 49 (33.33%) VMware
7 47 (31.97%) AIX
7 47 (31.97%) Oracle
8 43 (29.25%) WebLogic
9 42 (28.57%) Apache
10 36 (24.49%) TCP/IP
10 36 (24.49%) Shell Script
11 34 (23.13%) Java
11 34 (23.13%) Banking
12 29 (19.73%) Change Management
12 29 (19.73%) Perl
12 29 (19.73%) Solaris
12 29 (19.73%) SAN
13 27 (18.37%) DNS
13 27 (18.37%) HP
13 27 (18.37%) SQL Server
13 27 (18.37%) Oracle Database
14 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
14 25 (17.01%) DB2
15 24 (16.33%) IIS
16 23 (15.65%) vSphere
17 22 (14.97%) Tomcat
17 22 (14.97%) Cisco
17 22 (14.97%) EMC

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 43 (29.25%) WebLogic
2 42 (28.57%) Apache
3 24 (16.33%) IIS
4 22 (14.97%) Tomcat
5 17 (11.56%) WebSphere
6 15 (10.20%) WebSphere Application Server
7 12 (8.16%) IBM HTTP Server
8 9 (6.12%) WebLogic Integration
9 7 (4.76%) MQSeries
10 5 (3.40%) MS Exchange
11 3 (2.04%) CICS
12 2 (1.36%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (1.36%) nginx
12 2 (1.36%) Confluence
13 1 (0.68%) Lync
13 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
13 1 (0.68%) TorqueBox
13 1 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 1 (0.68%) CMS
13 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 6 (4.08%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (24.49%) TCP/IP
2 29 (19.73%) SAN
3 27 (18.37%) DNS
4 20 (13.61%) Firewall
5 16 (10.88%) FTP
6 15 (10.20%) SSL
7 13 (8.84%) VLAN
8 11 (7.48%) Internet
8 11 (7.48%) LDAP
9 10 (6.80%) VPN
10 9 (6.12%) NAS
11 8 (5.44%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (5.44%) NetScaler
11 8 (5.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (5.44%) Ethernet
11 8 (5.44%) Network Security
12 7 (4.76%) BGP
12 7 (4.76%) Cisco ISE
13 6 (4.08%) IPsec
14 5 (3.40%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (18.37%) SQL Server
1 27 (18.37%) Oracle Database
2 25 (17.01%) DB2
3 9 (6.12%) MS Access
4 8 (5.44%) MySQL
5 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.68%) KDB
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (12.24%) Subversion
2 7 (4.76%) Introscope
3 4 (2.72%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.04%) JIRA
5 2 (1.36%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
6 1 (0.68%) JMeter
6 1 (0.68%) Lombardi
6 1 (0.68%) JUnit
General
1 34 (23.13%) Banking
2 18 (12.24%) Retail
3 17 (11.56%) Finance
4 14 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 6 (4.08%) Private Banking
5 6 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.04%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.36%) Advertising
7 2 (1.36%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.36%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Automotive
8 1 (0.68%) French Language
Job Titles
1 27 (18.37%) Systems Administrator
2 25 (17.01%) Administrator
3 22 (14.97%) Developer
4 17 (11.56%) Architect
5 16 (10.88%) Perl Developer
6 13 (8.84%) UNIX Administrator
7 12 (8.16%) Infrastructure Architect
8 10 (6.80%) Analyst
9 8 (5.44%) Linux Administrator
10 7 (4.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 7 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (4.08%) Solutions Architect
12 5 (3.40%) Project Manager
12 5 (3.40%) Tester
12 5 (3.40%) Solaris Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.40%) Consultant
12 5 (3.40%) Solaris Administrator
12 5 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
12 5 (3.40%) Non-Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (12.24%) XML
2 16 (10.88%) LAMP
3 10 (6.80%) HTML
4 8 (5.44%) Regular Expression
5 7 (4.76%) Worklight
5 7 (4.76%) J2EE
5 7 (4.76%) Middleware
6 5 (3.40%) Web Services
7 3 (2.04%) SOAP
7 3 (2.04%) .NET
8 2 (1.36%) JSP
9 1 (0.68%) VXML
9 1 (0.68%) Xerces
9 1 (0.68%) Xalan
9 1 (0.68%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.68%) wxWidgets
9 1 (0.68%) CSS
9 1 (0.68%) CORBA
9 1 (0.68%) JMS
9 1 (0.68%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.20%) Oracle Exalogic
2 9 (6.12%) N-Tier
2 9 (6.12%) Replication
3 6 (4.08%) PMI
3 6 (4.08%) Mainframe
3 6 (4.08%) AS400
4 5 (3.40%) Firmware
5 3 (2.04%) Equities
5 3 (2.04%) Open Source
6 2 (1.36%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.36%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.36%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.36%) Derivative
7 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) PKI
7 1 (0.68%) CESG
7 1 (0.68%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.68%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 144 (97.96%) Linux
2 60 (40.82%) UNIX
2 60 (40.82%) Windows
3 52 (35.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 47 (31.97%) AIX
5 29 (19.73%) Solaris
6 25 (17.01%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (11.56%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (7.48%) HPUX
9 8 (5.44%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (4.76%) Debian
11 3 (2.04%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.04%) NetWare
11 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
12 2 (1.36%) CentOS
13 1 (0.68%) openSUSE
13 1 (0.68%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (19.73%) Change Management
2 18 (12.24%) Migration
3 16 (10.88%) OO
4 15 (10.20%) Performance Testing
5 14 (9.52%) SOA
6 11 (7.48%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (6.80%) ITIL
7 10 (6.80%) Release Management
7 10 (6.80%) Web Development
7 10 (6.80%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (6.12%) Statistical Analysis
8 9 (6.12%) Load Balancing
8 9 (6.12%) Security Testing
8 9 (6.12%) Integration Testing
9 8 (5.44%) Incident Management
9 8 (5.44%) Project Management
10 7 (4.76%) Test Scripting
10 7 (4.76%) Data Protection
11 6 (4.08%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (4.08%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (24.49%) Shell Script
2 34 (23.13%) Java
3 29 (19.73%) Perl
4 21 (14.29%) SQL
5 20 (13.61%) Bash Shell
6 10 (6.80%) VB
6 10 (6.80%) Python
7 9 (6.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 8 (5.44%) Jython
9 6 (4.08%) Ruby
9 6 (4.08%) C
10 5 (3.40%) C++
11 4 (2.72%) PHP
11 4 (2.72%) VBA
12 3 (2.04%) Korn
13 2 (1.36%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.68%) Lisp
14 1 (0.68%) JCL
14 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.68%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (6.12%) ISEB
1 9 (6.12%) ISEB Practitioner
1 9 (6.12%) ISTQB
1 9 (6.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 6 (4.08%) PMI Certification
3 5 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (3.40%) Security Cleared
4 4 (2.72%) CCNP
4 4 (2.72%) Degree
5 3 (2.04%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) CNE
6 1 (0.68%) Novell Certification
6 1 (0.68%) RHCE
6 1 (0.68%) Linux+ Certification
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.68%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (15.65%) vSphere
2 17 (11.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.16%) Active Directory
4 11 (7.48%) VMware ESX
5 8 (5.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 7 (4.76%) FreeRADIUS
7 6 (4.08%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (3.40%) Oracle RAC
9 4 (2.72%) SRDF
9 4 (2.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (2.04%) Samba
10 3 (2.04%) Novell eDirectory
10 3 (2.04%) NFS
11 2 (1.36%) NDS
11 2 (1.36%) Squid
11 2 (1.36%) Postfix
11 2 (1.36%) Sendmail
11 2 (1.36%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.68%) vCloud
12 1 (0.68%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (6.12%) HP Quality Center
1 9 (6.12%) Puppet
2 8 (5.44%) BladeLogic
3 6 (4.08%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (2.72%) Tivoli
4 4 (2.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (2.04%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (1.36%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.68%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.68%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
7 1 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.68%) SCCM
7 1 (0.68%) SCOM
7 1 (0.68%) Novell Identity Manager
7 1 (0.68%) Nessus
7 1 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 57 (38.78%) Red Hat
2 54 (36.73%) IBM
3 49 (33.33%) VMware
4 47 (31.97%) Oracle
5 27 (18.37%) HP
6 22 (14.97%) Cisco
6 22 (14.97%) EMC
7 11 (7.48%) Citrix
7 11 (7.48%) TIBCO
8 10 (6.80%) CA
9 9 (6.12%) Sun
9 9 (6.12%) CheckPoint
9 9 (6.12%) Dell
10 8 (5.44%) BMC
10 8 (5.44%) SAP
10 8 (5.44%) Veritas
11 6 (4.08%) PlateSpin
11 6 (4.08%) Symantec
12 5 (3.40%) Hitachi
12 5 (3.40%) NetApp
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