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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 526 498 461
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -37
Contract jobs citing SUSE 60 73 81
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.65% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 37 66
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
-53.48% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-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
11129 11275 10053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.25% 23.20% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6620 6497 5605
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £169 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £501
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 876 969 957
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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 2 July 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
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 2 July 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 22 £425 +9.67% 1
West Midlands +11 14 £150 -71.01%
South East -21 9 £450 +63.63%
South West +6 7 - -
Yorkshire - 5 - - 5
East Midlands -8 1 - -
North West -21 1 £500 +55.03% 5
Midlands - 1 - -
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 109 (93.97%) Linux
2 63 (54.31%) Red Hat
3 53 (45.69%) Oracle
4 48 (41.38%) Windows
5 42 (36.21%) VMware
5 42 (36.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 39 (33.62%) UNIX
7 37 (31.90%) Microsoft
8 30 (25.86%) Solaris
8 30 (25.86%) TCP/IP
9 29 (25.00%) EMC
9 29 (25.00%) Configuration Management
10 28 (24.14%) AIX
11 26 (22.41%) HP
11 26 (22.41%) SAN
12 24 (20.69%) Web Services
12 24 (20.69%) Finance
13 22 (18.97%) XML
13 22 (18.97%) Perl
14 21 (18.10%) Oracle Database
15 19 (16.38%) Veritas
16 18 (15.52%) SQL
16 18 (15.52%) ITIL
17 17 (14.66%) Ruby
17 17 (14.66%) vSphere
18 16 (13.79%) Open Source
18 16 (13.79%) Bash Shell
18 16 (13.79%) Puppet
18 16 (13.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 16 (13.79%) Firewall

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 16 (13.79%) IIS
1 16 (13.79%) Apache
2 7 (6.03%) WebSphere
3 5 (4.31%) Confluence
3 5 (4.31%) Tomcat
3 5 (4.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (4.31%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.45%) MS Exchange
5 3 (2.59%) JBoss
5 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.59%) iPlanet
5 3 (2.59%) Oracle Application Server
6 2 (1.72%) OpenStack
6 2 (1.72%) WebLogic Portal
6 2 (1.72%) WebLogic Integration
6 2 (1.72%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.72%) MQSeries
7 1 (0.86%) Commerce Server
7 1 (0.86%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (4.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.72%) MS Project
2 2 (1.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.59%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.86%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.59%) GitHub
2 2 (1.72%) PaaS
3 1 (0.86%) Route 53
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (25.86%) TCP/IP
2 26 (22.41%) SAN
3 16 (13.79%) Firewall
4 12 (10.34%) DNS
5 11 (9.48%) WAN
6 10 (8.62%) NAS
7 9 (7.76%) HTTP
7 9 (7.76%) SSL
7 9 (7.76%) Internet
8 8 (6.90%) LAN
9 7 (6.03%) VLAN
10 6 (5.17%) VPN
11 4 (3.45%) LDAP
11 4 (3.45%) ATM
11 4 (3.45%) Unified Communications
11 4 (3.45%) BIG-IP
11 4 (3.45%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.59%) Network Security
12 3 (2.59%) FCoE
12 3 (2.59%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.10%) Oracle Database
2 16 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 14 (12.07%) MongoDB
4 13 (11.21%) MySQL
5 8 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.59%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.59%) DB2
6 3 (2.59%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.72%) MS Access
7 2 (1.72%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.86%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.86%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.86%) Redis
8 1 (0.86%) Big Data
8 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.86%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (12.07%) Visual Studio
1 14 (12.07%) Eclipse
1 14 (12.07%) Dreamweaver
2 10 (8.62%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.31%) Gerrit
3 5 (4.31%) JIRA
4 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (20.69%) Finance
2 10 (8.62%) Banking
3 8 (6.90%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.59%) Legal
4 3 (2.59%) Investment Banking
4 3 (2.59%) Publishing
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.86%) Retail
5 1 (0.86%) Billing
5 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (20.69%) Developer
2 20 (17.24%) Administrator
3 14 (12.07%) COBOL Developer
4 13 (11.21%) Support Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (8.62%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 9 (7.76%) DBA
7 8 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
7 8 (6.90%) Server Engineer
7 8 (6.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 7 (6.03%) Server Support Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Server Support
8 7 (6.03%) Wintel Engineer
8 7 (6.03%) Consultant
9 6 (5.17%) Design Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Linux Support Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) UNIX Engineer
9 6 (5.17%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (20.69%) Web Services
2 22 (18.97%) XML
3 10 (8.62%) Middleware
4 8 (6.90%) HTML
4 8 (6.90%) CSS
4 8 (6.90%) CGI
5 7 (6.03%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (5.17%) REST
6 6 (5.17%) D3.js
6 6 (5.17%) Flot
7 3 (2.59%) J2EE
8 2 (1.72%) XHTML
8 2 (1.72%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.72%) Ajax
9 1 (0.86%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.86%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.86%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.86%) .NET
9 1 (0.86%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.79%) Clustering
2 12 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.17%) Replication
4 6 (5.17%) Visualisation
4 6 (5.17%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.59%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.72%) Wiki
6 2 (1.72%) GIS
6 2 (1.72%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.72%) AS400
6 2 (1.72%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.86%) DTV
7 1 (0.86%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.86%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.86%) Celerra
7 1 (0.86%) FMCG
7 1 (0.86%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.86%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 109 (93.97%) Linux
2 48 (41.38%) Windows
3 42 (36.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 39 (33.62%) UNIX
5 30 (25.86%) Solaris
6 28 (24.14%) AIX
7 16 (13.79%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 13 (11.21%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (10.34%) Ubuntu
10 11 (9.48%) HPUX
11 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (6.90%) CentOS
13 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (6.03%) NetWare
14 4 (3.45%) zOS
14 4 (3.45%) Debian
15 2 (1.72%) Fedora
15 2 (1.72%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 18 (15.52%) ITIL
3 16 (13.79%) Open Source
4 13 (11.21%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (10.34%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (6.90%) Service Management
7 8 (6.90%) OO
7 8 (6.90%) Web Development
8 7 (6.03%) ITSM
8 7 (6.03%) Change Management
8 7 (6.03%) Analytics
9 6 (5.17%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (5.17%) DevOps
9 6 (5.17%) Microservices
9 6 (5.17%) Migration
9 6 (5.17%) Web Design
10 5 (4.31%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.31%) Load Balancing
10 5 (4.31%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.97%) Perl
2 18 (15.52%) SQL
3 17 (14.66%) Ruby
4 16 (13.79%) Python
4 16 (13.79%) Bash Shell
5 14 (12.07%) C#
5 14 (12.07%) COBOL
5 14 (12.07%) Java
6 10 (8.62%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.76%) Korn
8 8 (6.90%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.90%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.31%) VBScript
10 4 (3.45%) C-shell
11 2 (1.72%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.72%) VB
12 1 (0.86%) ABAP
12 1 (0.86%) C++
12 1 (0.86%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (7.76%) Degree
2 6 (5.17%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.31%) MCSE
3 5 (4.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (4.31%) MCITP
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.72%) SCSA
4 2 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.72%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.72%) ISEB
4 2 (1.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CITP
5 1 (0.86%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.86%) CCNP
5 1 (0.86%) CCNA
5 1 (0.86%) CCDA
5 1 (0.86%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (14.66%) vSphere
2 15 (12.93%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 14 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (12.07%) Active Directory
4 12 (10.34%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (5.17%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (5.17%) NFS
5 6 (5.17%) VMware ESX
6 4 (3.45%) VMware Server
7 3 (2.59%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (2.59%) Samba
7 3 (2.59%) Veritas File System
7 3 (2.59%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.59%) KVM
8 2 (1.72%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.86%) SRDF
9 1 (0.86%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.86%) Firmware
9 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (13.79%) Puppet
2 10 (8.62%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.03%) ZENworks
3 7 (6.03%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (5.17%) Kibana
5 5 (4.31%) BladeLogic
6 4 (3.45%) Red Hat Satellite
7 3 (2.59%) NetBackup
7 3 (2.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (1.72%) Nagios
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 2 (1.72%) OpenView
8 2 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.72%) yum
8 2 (1.72%) CA Spectrum
8 2 (1.72%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.86%) Ansible
9 1 (0.86%) Salt
9 1 (0.86%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 63 (54.31%) Red Hat
2 53 (45.69%) Oracle
3 42 (36.21%) VMware
4 37 (31.90%) Microsoft
5 29 (25.00%) EMC
6 26 (22.41%) HP
7 19 (16.38%) Veritas
8 15 (12.93%) IBM
9 14 (12.07%) Sun
9 14 (12.07%) Micro Focus
10 10 (8.62%) Cisco
10 10 (8.62%) NetApp
11 9 (7.76%) Citrix
12 8 (6.90%) Dell
12 8 (6.90%) Novell
13 7 (6.03%) F5
14 4 (3.45%) BMC
15 3 (2.59%) Symantec
15 3 (2.59%) PlateSpin
15 3 (2.59%) Atlassian
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