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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 487 446 520
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +74
Contract jobs citing SUSE 95 99 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.81% 0.89% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 72 52
Average daily rate
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£375 £414 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.47% +17.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £500 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £418 £270
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +54.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 2
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £44.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.52 - £40.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £106.00 - £48.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £39.00
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
11681 11073 11305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.27% 22.95% 21.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6849 6380 5891
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1034 969 1144
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 22 September 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 63 £380 -5.00% 4
South East -11 11 £438 +2.94% 3
North West -4 8 £323 +1.17%
East of England - 5 - -
Yorkshire +2 4 - - 3
West Midlands -14 2 £338 -21.55%
East Midlands - 2 - -
North East - - - -
South West - - - -
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 158 (96.93%) Linux
2 65 (39.88%) UNIX
3 64 (39.26%) VMware
4 60 (36.81%) IBM
5 58 (35.58%) Red Hat
5 58 (35.58%) Windows
6 53 (32.52%) AIX
7 50 (30.67%) Shell Script
8 48 (29.45%) Oracle
9 45 (27.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 42 (25.77%) Apache
11 40 (24.54%) TCP/IP
12 39 (23.93%) WebLogic
12 39 (23.93%) Banking
13 38 (23.31%) DNS
13 38 (23.31%) SAN
14 36 (22.09%) Change Management
15 35 (21.47%) Java
15 35 (21.47%) Perl
16 29 (17.79%) Solaris
17 28 (17.18%) SQL
18 26 (15.95%) SQL Server
19 25 (15.34%) DB2
19 25 (15.34%) Bash Shell
20 24 (14.72%) vSphere
20 24 (14.72%) EMC
21 23 (14.11%) Firewall
21 23 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
22 22 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
22 22 (13.50%) Cisco

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 42 (25.77%) Apache
2 39 (23.93%) WebLogic
3 22 (13.50%) IIS
4 18 (11.04%) WebSphere
5 17 (10.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 17 (10.43%) Tomcat
6 15 (9.20%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (4.29%) WebLogic Integration
8 6 (3.68%) MS Exchange
9 4 (2.45%) MQSeries
10 3 (1.84%) CICS
11 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (1.23%) nginx
11 2 (1.23%) Confluence
11 2 (1.23%) SharePoint
11 2 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.23%) CMS
12 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 5.5
12 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (3.68%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.23%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 40 (24.54%) TCP/IP
2 38 (23.31%) DNS
2 38 (23.31%) SAN
3 23 (14.11%) Firewall
4 16 (9.82%) SSL
4 16 (9.82%) VPN
5 15 (9.20%) Ethernet
5 15 (9.20%) Internet
6 14 (8.59%) VLAN
7 12 (7.36%) Network Security
7 12 (7.36%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (7.36%) NetScaler
7 12 (7.36%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (6.75%) Cisco ISE
8 11 (6.75%) BGP
8 11 (6.75%) FTP
8 11 (6.75%) LDAP
9 10 (6.13%) IPsec
9 10 (6.13%) NAS
10 7 (4.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (15.95%) SQL Server
2 25 (15.34%) DB2
3 21 (12.88%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.29%) MS Access
5 6 (3.68%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (3.07%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.07%) MySQL
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.61%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 21 (12.88%) Subversion
2 10 (6.13%) Introscope
3 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.84%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.23%) JIRA
6 1 (0.61%) Lombardi
General
1 39 (23.93%) Banking
2 20 (12.27%) Finance
3 18 (11.04%) Retail
4 16 (9.82%) Investment Banking
5 6 (3.68%) Private Banking
6 5 (3.07%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.84%) Advertising
8 2 (1.23%) Legal
8 2 (1.23%) Front Office
8 2 (1.23%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.61%) Automotive
9 1 (0.61%) French Language
Job Titles
1 33 (20.25%) Administrator
2 28 (17.18%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (15.34%) Developer
4 21 (12.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 19 (11.66%) Perl Developer
6 13 (7.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (6.75%) Architect
8 10 (6.13%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 8 (4.91%) Infrastructure Architect
9 8 (4.91%) Analyst
9 8 (4.91%) Linux Administrator
9 8 (4.91%) Linux Engineer
10 7 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.68%) Network Engineer
12 5 (3.07%) Tester
12 5 (3.07%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 5 (3.07%) Non-Functional Tester
12 5 (3.07%) Build Engineer
13 4 (2.45%) Data Centre Engineer
13 4 (2.45%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (12.88%) XML
2 16 (9.82%) LAMP
3 12 (7.36%) Regular Expression
3 12 (7.36%) Worklight
4 11 (6.75%) Middleware
5 10 (6.13%) HTML
6 6 (3.68%) J2EE
7 5 (3.07%) Web Services
8 2 (1.23%) .NET
8 2 (1.23%) JSP
8 2 (1.23%) SOAP
9 1 (0.61%) JMS
9 1 (0.61%) WebSphere MQ
9 1 (0.61%) CSS
9 1 (0.61%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.04%) Oracle Exalogic
2 9 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.52%) Firmware
3 8 (4.91%) PMI
4 7 (4.29%) N-Tier
5 4 (2.45%) Mainframe
5 4 (2.45%) AS400
6 3 (1.84%) Replication
6 3 (1.84%) Equities
7 2 (1.23%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (1.23%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.23%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.23%) Derivative
7 2 (1.23%) Wiki
7 2 (1.23%) Market Risk
7 2 (1.23%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.61%) iPhone
8 1 (0.61%) DataPower
8 1 (0.61%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.61%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 158 (96.93%) Linux
2 65 (39.88%) UNIX
3 58 (35.58%) Windows
4 53 (32.52%) AIX
5 45 (27.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (17.79%) Solaris
7 23 (14.11%) Windows Server 2008
8 16 (9.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (7.36%) Oracle Linux
10 9 (5.52%) HPUX
11 6 (3.68%) Debian
12 5 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (1.84%) Windows 7
13 3 (1.84%) NetWare
14 2 (1.23%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.23%) Ubuntu
14 2 (1.23%) CentOS
15 1 (0.61%) openSUSE
15 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.61%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (22.09%) Change Management
2 19 (11.66%) OO
3 16 (9.82%) Migration
4 15 (9.20%) Performance Testing
5 12 (7.36%) Load Balancing
6 11 (6.75%) SOA
7 10 (6.13%) Line Management
8 8 (4.91%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.91%) Release Management
9 7 (4.29%) Security Testing
9 7 (4.29%) Web Development
9 7 (4.29%) Service Management
9 7 (4.29%) Statistical Analysis
9 7 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.68%) Wealth Management
10 6 (3.68%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (3.68%) Integration Testing
10 6 (3.68%) Disaster Recovery
11 5 (3.07%) Project Management
11 5 (3.07%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 50 (30.67%) Shell Script
2 35 (21.47%) Java
2 35 (21.47%) Perl
3 28 (17.18%) SQL
4 25 (15.34%) Bash Shell
5 13 (7.98%) Jython
6 8 (4.91%) VB
7 7 (4.29%) Python
7 7 (4.29%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 6 (3.68%) C
9 5 (3.07%) Ruby
10 4 (2.45%) Korn
10 4 (2.45%) VBA
10 4 (2.45%) C++
11 3 (1.84%) PHP
11 3 (1.84%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.23%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.61%) COBOL
13 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (4.91%) PMI Certification
2 7 (4.29%) ISEB
2 7 (4.29%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (4.29%) ISTQB
2 7 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (3.07%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.45%) CCNP
4 4 (2.45%) Degree
5 3 (1.84%) JNCIA
5 3 (1.84%) JNCIS
5 3 (1.84%) JNCIP
5 3 (1.84%) CCNA
5 3 (1.84%) CCDA
6 2 (1.23%) CNE
6 2 (1.23%) Novell Certification
7 1 (0.61%) RHCE
7 1 (0.61%) Linux+ Certification
7 1 (0.61%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 24 (14.72%) vSphere
2 22 (13.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.75%) FreeRADIUS
4 9 (5.52%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (5.52%) VMware ESX
5 8 (4.91%) Active Directory
5 8 (4.91%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (3.07%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (1.84%) NFS
7 3 (1.84%) NDS
7 3 (1.84%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (1.84%) Novell eDirectory
7 3 (1.84%) Samba
8 2 (1.23%) Postfix
9 1 (0.61%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.61%) SRDF
9 1 (0.61%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.61%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.61%) Squid
9 1 (0.61%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 16 (9.82%) Puppet
2 7 (4.29%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (3.68%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (3.68%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 6 (3.68%) CA SiteMinder
3 6 (3.68%) BladeLogic
4 5 (3.07%) NetBackup
5 4 (2.45%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.84%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 3 (1.84%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (1.23%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.61%) HP SIM
8 1 (0.61%) ITRS Geneos
8 1 (0.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.61%) BMC PATROL
8 1 (0.61%) WMI
8 1 (0.61%) SCCM
8 1 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 64 (39.26%) VMware
2 60 (36.81%) IBM
3 58 (35.58%) Red Hat
4 48 (29.45%) Oracle
5 24 (14.72%) EMC
6 22 (13.50%) Cisco
7 19 (11.66%) HP
8 14 (8.59%) Citrix
8 14 (8.59%) CA
9 12 (7.36%) CheckPoint
10 10 (6.13%) Veritas
11 8 (4.91%) TIBCO
11 8 (4.91%) Dell
11 8 (4.91%) SAP
12 7 (4.29%) Sun
12 7 (4.29%) Symantec
13 6 (3.68%) PlateSpin
13 6 (3.68%) Splunk
13 6 (3.68%) BMC
14 5 (3.07%) NetApp
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