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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 548 547 536
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing SUSE 89 66 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.13% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.79% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 34 27
Median daily rate £425 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £295 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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
11319 11285 11034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.21% 22.24% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 7179 6503 6322
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 927 996
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +16 49 £425 - 3
West Midlands -11 13 - -
Yorkshire +9 11 £400 +15.94% 1
South East -17 8 £450 +21.62% 3
East Midlands +7 3 £375 +7.91%
North West -14 2 - - 1
East of England +8 1 £300 +9.09% 1
North East - 1 - - 1
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 170 (96.59%) Linux
2 93 (52.84%) Unix
3 80 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 73 (41.48%) IBM
4 73 (41.48%) AIX
5 64 (36.36%) Oracle
5 64 (36.36%) VMware
6 55 (31.25%) Windows
6 55 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 53 (30.11%) Solaris
8 51 (28.98%) VMware Infrastructure
9 47 (26.70%) Bash Shell
10 44 (25.00%) SAN
11 41 (23.30%) ITIL
12 40 (22.73%) Firewall
12 40 (22.73%) Finance
13 38 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
13 38 (21.59%) Perl
14 35 (19.89%) Microsoft
15 34 (19.32%) HP
15 34 (19.32%) DNS
16 33 (18.75%) Middleware
16 33 (18.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 31 (17.61%) Oracle Linux
17 31 (17.61%) Shell Script
17 31 (17.61%) EMC
18 29 (16.48%) SSL
19 25 (14.20%) Veritas
19 25 (14.20%) CentOS
20 24 (13.64%) Load Balancing

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 21 (11.93%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.52%) Apache
2 15 (8.52%) IIS
3 13 (7.39%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.82%) JBoss
4 12 (6.82%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.11%) OpenStack
6 8 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.84%) CloudStack
7 5 (2.84%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.27%) CICS
9 3 (1.70%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.14%) FileNet
10 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.14%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.14%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 1 (0.57%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 11 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.41%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.84%) GitHub
3 5 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.00%) SAN
2 40 (22.73%) Firewall
3 34 (19.32%) DNS
4 29 (16.48%) SSL
5 23 (13.07%) NAS
6 15 (8.52%) LAN
6 15 (8.52%) WAN
7 13 (7.39%) TCP/IP
8 12 (6.82%) HTTP
8 12 (6.82%) Network Security
9 10 (5.68%) FTP
10 8 (4.55%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.98%) DHCP
11 7 (3.98%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (3.98%) VPN
12 6 (3.41%) SSH
12 6 (3.41%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.84%) LDAP
14 4 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (2.27%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.66%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.68%) DB2
3 10 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.55%) MySQL
5 7 (3.98%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.14%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.57%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.57%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (10.80%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.55%) Subversion
4 7 (3.98%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (3.98%) Eclipse
4 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.41%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.84%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.70%) FishEye
8 2 (1.14%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.14%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.14%) JIRA
8 2 (1.14%) Trac
General
1 40 (22.73%) Finance
2 23 (13.07%) Banking
3 8 (4.55%) Retail
3 8 (4.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Automotive
5 2 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.14%) Front Office
6 1 (0.57%) Billing
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (21.02%) Administrator
2 22 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (11.93%) Developer
4 19 (10.80%) Architect
5 15 (8.52%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (7.95%) Unix Administrator
7 13 (7.39%) Linux Administrator
8 11 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (5.68%) Infrastructure Architect
9 10 (5.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.11%) Consultant
11 7 (3.98%) COBOL Developer
11 7 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Middleware Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Unix Engineer
11 7 (3.98%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (3.41%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.41%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (18.75%) Middleware
2 19 (10.80%) Web Services
3 10 (5.68%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (5.11%) XML
5 7 (3.98%) J2EE
6 6 (3.41%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (3.41%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (3.41%) Servlets
7 4 (2.27%) .NET
8 3 (1.70%) LAMP
9 2 (1.14%) ELK Stack
9 2 (1.14%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.14%) Regular Expression
9 2 (1.14%) Sensu
9 2 (1.14%) SOAP
10 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.57%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.57%) JMS
10 1 (0.57%) JSP
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.23%) DataPower
2 17 (9.66%) Data Centre
3 9 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.41%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.41%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (2.84%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.84%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.70%) FMCG
6 3 (1.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.70%) Replication
7 2 (1.14%) Clustering
7 2 (1.14%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.14%) IVR
7 2 (1.14%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (1.14%) Wiki
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.57%) Equities
8 1 (0.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.57%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.57%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 170 (96.59%) Linux
2 93 (52.84%) Unix
3 73 (41.48%) AIX
4 55 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 55 (31.25%) Windows
5 53 (30.11%) Solaris
6 33 (18.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 31 (17.61%) Oracle Linux
8 25 (14.20%) CentOS
9 24 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (11.93%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (9.09%) Windows Server
12 14 (7.95%) Ubuntu
13 11 (6.25%) HPUX
14 10 (5.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (3.98%) Debian
16 4 (2.27%) Windows XP
17 3 (1.70%) Fedora
17 3 (1.70%) zOS
18 2 (1.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.30%) ITIL
2 38 (21.59%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.64%) Load Balancing
4 23 (13.07%) Change Management
5 22 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 22 (12.50%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (10.23%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (10.23%) DevOps
7 14 (7.95%) Migration
8 13 (7.39%) Service Management
9 11 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.11%) ITIL V3
10 9 (5.11%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.55%) Asset Management
11 8 (4.55%) Investment Management
12 7 (3.98%) ITSM
12 7 (3.98%) Network Architecture
12 7 (3.98%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.98%) TOGAF
13 6 (3.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.70%) Bash Shell
2 38 (21.59%) Perl
3 31 (17.61%) Shell Script
4 23 (13.07%) Java
5 22 (12.50%) SQL
6 19 (10.80%) Python
7 17 (9.66%) Korn
8 15 (8.52%) Ruby
9 10 (5.68%) C#
10 7 (3.98%) COBOL
11 6 (3.41%) AWK
11 6 (3.41%) sed
12 5 (2.84%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.27%) PHP
14 3 (1.70%) C++
14 3 (1.70%) VBScript
15 2 (1.14%) C
15 2 (1.14%) JavaScript
15 2 (1.14%) Jython
15 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (7.39%) SC Cleared
1 13 (7.39%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.11%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.55%) CCNP
4 7 (3.98%) CCNA
5 6 (3.41%) CCDA
5 6 (3.41%) Degree
5 6 (3.41%) JNCIA
5 6 (3.41%) JNCIP
5 6 (3.41%) JNCIS
6 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.14%) MCSE
7 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.57%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.57%) MCP
8 1 (0.57%) MCSD
8 1 (0.57%) OCP
8 1 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.84%) QA
System Software
1 51 (28.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (13.07%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 23 (13.07%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 18 (10.23%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (10.23%) vSphere
4 10 (5.68%) Active Directory
5 9 (5.11%) Docker
6 8 (4.55%) Hyper-V
6 8 (4.55%) Samba
7 7 (3.98%) Xen
8 6 (3.41%) KVM
8 6 (3.41%) StorNext
9 5 (2.84%) Oracle RAC
10 4 (2.27%) VMware ESX
11 3 (1.70%) Firmware
11 3 (1.70%) NFS
12 2 (1.14%) Postfix
12 2 (1.14%) Squid
13 1 (0.57%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 22 (12.50%) Puppet
2 13 (7.39%) Ansible
3 7 (3.98%) vRealize
4 6 (3.41%) Control-M
5 4 (2.27%) Nagios
6 3 (1.70%) Packer
7 2 (1.14%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.14%) Cacti
7 2 (1.14%) Netcool
7 2 (1.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (1.14%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.57%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.57%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.57%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 80 (45.45%) Red Hat
2 73 (41.48%) IBM
3 64 (36.36%) Oracle
3 64 (36.36%) VMware
4 35 (19.89%) Microsoft
5 34 (19.32%) HP
6 31 (17.61%) EMC
7 25 (14.20%) Veritas
8 16 (9.09%) Software AG
8 16 (9.09%) webMethods
9 13 (7.39%) Cisco
10 9 (5.11%) Dell
11 8 (4.55%) BMC
12 7 (3.98%) Citrix
12 7 (3.98%) Juniper
12 7 (3.98%) Micro Focus
13 6 (3.41%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.84%) Splunk
15 4 (2.27%) NetApp
16 3 (1.70%) Riverbed
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