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 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
UK / England
Rank 514 531 548
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +17
Contract jobs citing SUSE 60 80 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.15% 0.17% 0.099%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 0.79% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 47 24
Median daily rate £375 £401 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.36% -11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £273 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £535 £546
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £365
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +6.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £24.50 £23.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% -41.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £21.30 £37.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £50.00 £43.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -42.67%

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
8432 10122 10805
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.43% 21.23% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5476 6233 6285
Median daily rate £400 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 519 686 848
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.41
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-10.29% +7.93%

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 2017. 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 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 +15 35 £400 -5.88% 3
Yorkshire +16 8 £388 -3.12%
South East +16 8 £318 -13.01% 1
North West - 6 £310 - 1
West Midlands -1 3 - -
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Linux
2 94 (57.32%) Unix
3 90 (54.88%) Red Hat
4 71 (43.29%) VMware
5 64 (39.02%) AIX
5 64 (39.02%) Oracle
6 63 (38.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (29.88%) Windows
8 48 (29.27%) Bash Shell
9 47 (28.66%) Solaris
10 45 (27.44%) IBM
11 44 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
12 42 (25.61%) Puppet
12 42 (25.61%) Firewall
13 40 (24.39%) ITIL
14 36 (21.95%) Perl
15 34 (20.73%) DNS
16 33 (20.12%) Veritas
16 33 (20.12%) Finance
17 32 (19.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 31 (18.90%) Windows Server
18 31 (18.90%) Oracle Linux
18 31 (18.90%) TCP/IP
19 28 (17.07%) SAN
19 28 (17.07%) Load Balancing
19 28 (17.07%) Data Centre
20 27 (16.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
20 27 (16.46%) Configuration Management
21 26 (15.85%) Python
22 25 (15.24%) Cisco

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 19 (11.59%) Apache
2 16 (9.76%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.93%) WebLogic
4 12 (7.32%) JBoss
5 10 (6.10%) iPlanet
6 9 (5.49%) Oracle Application Server
6 9 (5.49%) WebSphere
7 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (4.27%) MS Exchange
8 6 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2010
10 4 (2.44%) OpenStack
11 3 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.83%) IIS
12 2 (1.22%) CICS
12 2 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (1.22%) MindAlign
13 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.27%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.44%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.41%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (6.10%) GitHub
4 8 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.61%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.61%) Office 365
5 1 (0.61%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 42 (25.61%) Firewall
2 34 (20.73%) DNS
3 31 (18.90%) TCP/IP
4 28 (17.07%) SAN
5 24 (14.63%) SSL
6 17 (10.37%) NAS
7 12 (7.32%) LDAP
8 10 (6.10%) HTTP
9 9 (5.49%) DHCP
9 9 (5.49%) WAN
10 7 (4.27%) FTP
10 7 (4.27%) Network Security
10 7 (4.27%) VPN
10 7 (4.27%) Wireshark
11 6 (3.66%) Ethernet
11 6 (3.66%) LAN
12 5 (3.05%) SSH
13 3 (1.83%) OpenLDAP
14 2 (1.22%) IMAP
14 2 (1.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.15%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.27%) DB2
2 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (3.05%) MySQL
4 3 (1.83%) Big Data
4 3 (1.83%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (1.22%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (9.15%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.27%) Jenkins
3 5 (3.05%) JIRA
3 5 (3.05%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.83%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.83%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.22%) GitLab
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.22%) Subversion
6 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.61%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.61%) Hudson
6 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.61%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.61%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (20.12%) Finance
2 15 (9.15%) Banking
3 10 (6.10%) Retail
4 4 (2.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Electronics
5 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (20.12%) Administrator
1 33 (20.12%) Linux Engineer
2 27 (16.46%) Unix Administrator
3 21 (12.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (12.80%) Unix Engineer
4 20 (12.20%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (10.37%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 16 (9.76%) DevOps Engineer
7 14 (8.54%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (6.71%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.10%) Developer
9 10 (6.10%) Unix Linux Engineer
10 9 (5.49%) Senior Network Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) DBA
11 8 (4.88%) Oracle DBA
11 8 (4.88%) VMware Engineer
11 8 (4.88%) Windows Engineer
12 7 (4.27%) Network Engineer
12 7 (4.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 7 (4.27%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (10.37%) Middleware
2 14 (8.54%) Web Services
3 10 (6.10%) J2EE
4 7 (4.27%) LAMP
5 6 (3.66%) Oracle GoldenGate
6 3 (1.83%) CGI
6 3 (1.83%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (1.83%) Embperl
6 3 (1.83%) FastCGI
6 3 (1.83%) Memcached
6 3 (1.83%) Ruby on Rails
6 3 (1.83%) XML
7 2 (1.22%) LAPP Stack
7 2 (1.22%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.61%) CSS
8 1 (0.61%) HTML
8 1 (0.61%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.54%) Clustering
3 10 (6.10%) Replication
4 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.27%) Symmetrix
5 6 (3.66%) DataPower
6 5 (3.05%) PKI
7 4 (2.44%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.83%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.83%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.83%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.22%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.22%) Equities
9 2 (1.22%) Fintech
9 2 (1.22%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.61%) FMCG
10 1 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.61%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.61%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 164 (100.00%) Linux
2 94 (57.32%) Unix
3 64 (39.02%) AIX
4 63 (38.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (29.88%) Windows
6 47 (28.66%) Solaris
7 32 (19.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 31 (18.90%) Oracle Linux
8 31 (18.90%) Windows Server
9 19 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (10.98%) CentOS
11 17 (10.37%) Ubuntu
11 17 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (9.15%) Windows Server 2003
13 10 (6.10%) HPUX
14 7 (4.27%) VMS
15 6 (3.66%) Debian
16 2 (1.22%) Windows 7
16 2 (1.22%) zOS
17 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (24.39%) ITIL
2 28 (17.07%) Load Balancing
3 27 (16.46%) Configuration Management
4 22 (13.41%) Change Management
5 20 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (11.59%) ITIL V3
7 16 (9.76%) DevOps
8 15 (9.15%) High Availability
8 15 (9.15%) Service Management
9 13 (7.93%) ITSM
10 11 (6.71%) Migration
11 9 (5.49%) Network Architecture
12 8 (4.88%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (4.88%) Performance Optimisation
12 8 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (4.27%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.27%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (4.27%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.27%) Network Management
13 7 (4.27%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 48 (29.27%) Bash Shell
2 36 (21.95%) Perl
3 26 (15.85%) Python
4 23 (14.02%) Ruby
5 19 (11.59%) Shell Script
6 17 (10.37%) SQL
7 14 (8.54%) Java
8 12 (7.32%) Korn
9 6 (3.66%) PHP
9 6 (3.66%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.44%) C++
10 4 (2.44%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.83%) C
11 3 (1.83%) C#
11 3 (1.83%) COBOL
11 3 (1.83%) Go
12 1 (0.61%) C-shell
12 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.61%) Julia
Qualifications
1 23 (14.02%) Security Cleared
2 20 (12.20%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.49%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.66%) CCDA
4 6 (3.66%) CCNA
4 6 (3.66%) CCNP
4 6 (3.66%) Degree
4 6 (3.66%) JNCIA
4 6 (3.66%) JNCIP
4 6 (3.66%) JNCIS
5 3 (1.83%) CCIE
5 3 (1.83%) CISSP
5 3 (1.83%) MCSE
5 3 (1.83%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.83%) RHCE
5 3 (1.83%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.61%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (26.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (16.46%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 22 (13.41%) VMware ESXi
4 19 (11.59%) Virtual Machines
5 18 (10.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 15 (9.15%) vSphere
7 14 (8.54%) NFS
7 14 (8.54%) Oracle RAC
8 13 (7.93%) Active Directory
9 11 (6.71%) Docker
10 7 (4.27%) SRDF
10 7 (4.27%) Veritas File System
11 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
12 3 (1.83%) KVM
12 3 (1.83%) Squid
13 2 (1.22%) Samba
13 2 (1.22%) Sendmail
13 2 (1.22%) VMware ESX
13 2 (1.22%) XenApp
13 2 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (25.61%) Puppet
2 16 (9.76%) Ansible
3 12 (7.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 11 (6.71%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.27%) NetBackup
5 7 (4.27%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 5 (3.05%) Control-M
6 5 (3.05%) Data Guard
6 5 (3.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (1.83%) Cobbler
7 3 (1.83%) Graphite
7 3 (1.83%) Kibana
7 3 (1.83%) logstash
8 2 (1.22%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (1.22%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.22%) Nagios
8 2 (1.22%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.22%) Terraform
8 2 (1.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 90 (54.88%) Red Hat
2 71 (43.29%) VMware
3 64 (39.02%) Oracle
4 45 (27.44%) IBM
5 33 (20.12%) Veritas
6 25 (15.24%) Cisco
7 21 (12.80%) EMC
8 19 (11.59%) Sun
9 17 (10.37%) HP
9 17 (10.37%) Microsoft
10 14 (8.54%) NetApp
11 10 (6.10%) F5
12 9 (5.49%) Dell
12 9 (5.49%) Juniper
13 8 (4.88%) SAP
14 7 (4.27%) Riverbed
14 7 (4.27%) Software AG
14 7 (4.27%) webMethods
15 5 (3.05%) 3PAR
16 3 (1.83%) Splunk
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