The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 538 566 519
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -47
Contract jobs citing SUSE 73 56 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% 0.49% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 32 33
Median daily rate £450 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £150 £324
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -53.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -31.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -31.57%
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
11266 11396 11342
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.90% 22.37% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 7194 6775 6585
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £175 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +11.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 589 886 944
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £32.47
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

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
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the England region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +40 46 £425 +3.03% 5
Yorkshire +13 9 £525 -
West Midlands -26 8 - -
South East +4 5 £450 - 1
North West -8 3 £450 -10.00% 1
East Midlands +4 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
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UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 156 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (47.44%) Unix
3 71 (45.51%) AIX
4 70 (44.87%) Red Hat
5 63 (40.38%) IBM
6 60 (38.46%) Oracle
7 55 (35.26%) VMware
8 54 (34.62%) Windows
9 49 (31.41%) VMware Infrastructure
10 48 (30.77%) Solaris
11 45 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (26.28%) Bash Shell
12 41 (26.28%) Middleware
13 39 (25.00%) ITIL
14 37 (23.72%) Firewall
15 34 (21.79%) SAN
15 34 (21.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 33 (21.15%) Microsoft
16 33 (21.15%) Perl
17 31 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
17 31 (19.87%) Oracle Linux
18 30 (19.23%) HP
18 30 (19.23%) Shell Script
19 29 (18.59%) EMC
20 28 (17.95%) DNS
21 26 (16.67%) Data Centre
22 25 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
22 25 (16.03%) Finance
23 24 (15.38%) Load Balancing
23 24 (15.38%) SSL

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (10.90%) WebSphere
2 12 (7.69%) Apache
2 12 (7.69%) IIS
3 10 (6.41%) Tomcat
4 9 (5.77%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (5.77%) JBoss
5 8 (5.13%) CICS
5 8 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (4.49%) WebLogic
7 6 (3.85%) OpenStack
8 5 (3.21%) CloudStack
9 3 (1.92%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.28%) GlassFish
10 2 (1.28%) Liferay
10 2 (1.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (1.28%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.28%) WebLogic Portal
11 1 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.64%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 11 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (14.10%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (23.72%) Firewall
2 34 (21.79%) SAN
3 28 (17.95%) DNS
4 24 (15.38%) SSL
5 18 (11.54%) NAS
6 11 (7.05%) FTP
6 11 (7.05%) LAN
6 11 (7.05%) WAN
7 10 (6.41%) Network Security
8 9 (5.77%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (3.85%) HTTP
10 5 (3.21%) LDAP
11 4 (2.56%) TCP/IP
11 4 (2.56%) VLAN
12 3 (1.92%) OSPF
12 3 (1.92%) SMTP
13 2 (1.28%) Ethernet
13 2 (1.28%) Internet
13 2 (1.28%) Intrusion Detection
14 1 (0.64%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.62%) DB2
2 12 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.05%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 8 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (4.49%) MySQL
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.28%) Oracle Exadata
8 1 (0.64%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.64%) HBase
8 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.64%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (5.77%) Git (software)
1 9 (5.77%) Jenkins
2 7 (4.49%) Subversion
3 6 (3.85%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (1.92%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.92%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.28%) Introscope
5 2 (1.28%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.64%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.64%) JIRA
6 1 (0.64%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.64%) Trac
General
1 25 (16.03%) Finance
2 14 (8.97%) Banking
3 11 (7.05%) Retail
4 8 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.21%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Automotive
6 2 (1.28%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.28%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (22.44%) Administrator
2 22 (14.10%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (12.82%) Linux Engineer
4 19 (12.18%) Architect
5 16 (10.26%) Linux Administrator
6 15 (9.62%) Infrastructure Architect
7 13 (8.33%) Developer
8 12 (7.69%) Migration Specialist
9 11 (7.05%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 10 (6.41%) Applications Specialist
10 10 (6.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 10 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (5.77%) Consultant
11 9 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.77%) Unix Administrator
12 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (5.13%) Infrastructure Project Manager
12 8 (5.13%) Project Manager
12 8 (5.13%) Solaris Administrator
12 8 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (26.28%) Middleware
2 14 (8.97%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (4.49%) ActiveMQ
3 7 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
3 7 (4.49%) Servlets
3 7 (4.49%) Web Services
4 5 (3.21%) XML
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (1.28%) LAMP
6 2 (1.28%) XSLT
7 1 (0.64%) .NET
7 1 (0.64%) HTML
7 1 (0.64%) J2EE
7 1 (0.64%) JSP
7 1 (0.64%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 1 (0.64%) Regular Expression
7 1 (0.64%) Rendezvous
7 1 (0.64%) Sensu
7 1 (0.64%) SOAP
7 1 (0.64%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.26%) DataPower
3 8 (5.13%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.13%) Performance Metrics
4 7 (4.49%) Replication
5 6 (3.85%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.21%) Virtual Team
7 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.56%) Clustering
8 3 (1.92%) FMCG
9 2 (1.28%) LPAR
9 2 (1.28%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.28%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (1.28%) Wiki
10 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.64%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.64%) EMC VMAX
10 1 (0.64%) IVR
10 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.64%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 156 (100.00%) Linux
2 74 (47.44%) Unix
3 71 (45.51%) AIX
4 54 (34.62%) Windows
5 48 (30.77%) Solaris
6 45 (28.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 34 (21.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 31 (19.87%) Oracle Linux
9 25 (16.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 20 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (10.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (7.69%) CentOS
13 11 (7.05%) HPUX
14 9 (5.77%) Windows Server
15 8 (5.13%) zOS
16 6 (3.85%) Debian
17 5 (3.21%) Ubuntu
18 2 (1.28%) Fedora
18 2 (1.28%) Windows XP
19 1 (0.64%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (25.00%) ITIL
2 31 (19.87%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.38%) Continuous Delivery
3 24 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 22 (14.10%) Migration
5 16 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (9.62%) Configuration Management
6 15 (9.62%) DevOps
6 15 (9.62%) Service Management
7 14 (8.97%) Change Management
8 12 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (5.77%) Asset Management
9 9 (5.77%) ITIL V3
9 9 (5.77%) ITSM
10 7 (4.49%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (4.49%) PRINCE2
10 7 (4.49%) Project Management
10 7 (4.49%) TOGAF
11 6 (3.85%) SOA
11 6 (3.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.28%) Bash Shell
2 33 (21.15%) Perl
3 30 (19.23%) Shell Script
4 19 (12.18%) SQL
5 15 (9.62%) Python
6 14 (8.97%) Java
7 10 (6.41%) Korn
8 9 (5.77%) Ruby
9 8 (5.13%) PowerShell
10 7 (4.49%) AWK
10 7 (4.49%) sed
11 5 (3.21%) JavaScript
12 4 (2.56%) PHP
13 3 (1.92%) C#
13 3 (1.92%) COBOL
13 3 (1.92%) VBScript
14 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.64%) C
15 1 (0.64%) C++
15 1 (0.64%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 15 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 13 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.56%) Degree
3 4 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (1.92%) CCNP
5 2 (1.28%) CCNA
5 2 (1.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.64%) MCSE
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.64%) OCP
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.64%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.21%) PCI DSS
1 5 (3.21%) QA
System Software
1 49 (31.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (13.46%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 20 (12.82%) vSphere
4 18 (11.54%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 14 (8.97%) Hyper-V
6 13 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 13 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
7 12 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (5.13%) KVM
8 8 (5.13%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (5.13%) Samba
8 8 (5.13%) Xen
9 7 (4.49%) StorNext
10 5 (3.21%) Firmware
11 3 (1.92%) NFS
11 3 (1.92%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.28%) Docker
12 2 (1.28%) Postfix
12 2 (1.28%) Squid
12 2 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (14.10%) Puppet
2 14 (8.97%) Ansible
3 4 (2.56%) Nagios
4 3 (1.92%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.28%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.28%) Cacti
5 2 (1.28%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (1.28%) nmon
5 2 (1.28%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.28%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.64%) Bacula
6 1 (0.64%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.64%) Control-M
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.64%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle ZFS
6 1 (0.64%) Packer
6 1 (0.64%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 70 (44.87%) Red Hat
2 63 (40.38%) IBM
3 60 (38.46%) Oracle
4 55 (35.26%) VMware
5 33 (21.15%) Microsoft
6 30 (19.23%) HP
7 29 (18.59%) EMC
8 23 (14.74%) Veritas
9 16 (10.26%) Software AG
9 16 (10.26%) webMethods
10 8 (5.13%) Cisco
10 8 (5.13%) Intel
11 5 (3.21%) NetApp
12 3 (1.92%) BMC
12 3 (1.92%) CA
12 3 (1.92%) Citrix
12 3 (1.92%) Dell
12 3 (1.92%) Micro Focus
13 2 (1.28%) Endeca
13 2 (1.28%) Sun
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