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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
UK / England
Rank 501 509 505
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Contract jobs citing SUSE 69 83 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.17% 0.18% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 0.84% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 44 46
Median daily rate £400 £420 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £303 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £575 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £50.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £21.70 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £38.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -37.93%

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
8458 9908 10720
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 20.74% 21.28% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 5404 5985 6377
Median daily rate £400 £388 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 517 756 894
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 21 January 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
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 21 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the England region over the 3 months to 21 January 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 +14 42 £425 - 1
Yorkshire +19 11 £375 -6.25%
South East +4 7 £316 -13.35% 3
West Midlands -2 4 - - 2
North West - 3 £330 -
East Midlands +2 1 - -
North East -16 1 £400 -27.27%
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Linux
2 111 (57.51%) Unix
3 96 (49.74%) Red Hat
4 82 (42.49%) Oracle
5 80 (41.45%) AIX
6 76 (39.38%) VMware
7 72 (37.31%) Solaris
8 65 (33.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 54 (27.98%) Bash Shell
9 54 (27.98%) Windows
10 52 (26.94%) ITIL
10 52 (26.94%) IBM
10 52 (26.94%) Firewall
11 47 (24.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 46 (23.83%) Veritas
13 44 (22.80%) DNS
13 44 (22.80%) Perl
14 43 (22.28%) SAN
14 43 (22.28%) Puppet
15 41 (21.24%) Finance
16 40 (20.73%) Oracle Linux
17 39 (20.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 37 (19.17%) Load Balancing
19 36 (18.65%) Configuration Management
20 35 (18.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
21 34 (17.62%) Python
22 33 (17.10%) EMC
23 32 (16.58%) Windows Server
24 30 (15.54%) TCP/IP
24 30 (15.54%) 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 20 (10.36%) Apache
2 17 (8.81%) Tomcat
3 10 (5.18%) iPlanet
3 10 (5.18%) WebLogic
4 9 (4.66%) JBoss
4 9 (4.66%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (4.15%) MS Exchange
6 6 (3.11%) CICS
6 6 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.11%) IBM HTTP Server
6 6 (3.11%) WebSphere
6 6 (3.11%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (2.07%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.55%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (1.04%) IIS
10 2 (1.04%) MindAlign
11 1 (0.52%) NetWeaver
11 1 (0.52%) nginx
11 1 (0.52%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (4.66%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.95%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (6.74%) GitHub
2 13 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.52%) Office 365
4 1 (0.52%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 52 (26.94%) Firewall
2 44 (22.80%) DNS
3 43 (22.28%) SAN
4 30 (15.54%) SSL
4 30 (15.54%) TCP/IP
5 26 (13.47%) NAS
6 12 (6.22%) DHCP
6 12 (6.22%) HTTP
7 11 (5.70%) WAN
8 10 (5.18%) LDAP
9 9 (4.66%) Network Security
9 9 (4.66%) Wireshark
10 8 (4.15%) VPN
11 7 (3.63%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.63%) FTP
11 7 (3.63%) LAN
12 5 (2.59%) SSH
13 3 (1.55%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (1.55%) VLAN
14 2 (1.04%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.44%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 12 (6.22%) DB2
4 7 (3.63%) MySQL
5 4 (2.07%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.55%) Big Data
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (1.55%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.04%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.52%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (9.33%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.63%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.63%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.59%) JIRA
4 3 (1.55%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.55%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.04%) Subversion
6 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.52%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.52%) GitLab
6 1 (0.52%) Hudson
6 1 (0.52%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.52%) TeamCity
General
1 41 (21.24%) Finance
2 22 (11.40%) Banking
3 13 (6.74%) Retail
4 4 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Back Office
6 1 (0.52%) Electronics
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (25.39%) Administrator
2 33 (17.10%) Unix Administrator
3 30 (15.54%) Systems Administrator
4 28 (14.51%) Linux Engineer
5 21 (10.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (10.88%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 20 (10.36%) Linux Administrator
7 17 (8.81%) DevOps Engineer
7 17 (8.81%) Unix Engineer
8 14 (7.25%) DBA
8 14 (7.25%) Oracle DBA
9 13 (6.74%) Developer
10 11 (5.70%) Architect
10 11 (5.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 11 (5.70%) Senior Network Engineer
11 9 (4.66%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (4.15%) Network Engineer
12 8 (4.15%) Unix Linux Engineer
12 8 (4.15%) VMware Engineer
13 7 (3.63%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.95%) Middleware
2 21 (10.88%) Web Services
3 13 (6.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 10 (5.18%) J2EE
5 8 (4.15%) LAMP
6 6 (3.11%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (2.07%) CGI
7 4 (2.07%) Embperl
7 4 (2.07%) FastCGI
7 4 (2.07%) Memcached
7 4 (2.07%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.55%) ELK Stack
8 3 (1.55%) XML
9 2 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
10 1 (0.52%) CSS
10 1 (0.52%) HTML
10 1 (0.52%) LEMP Stack
10 1 (0.52%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.52%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.92%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.36%) Clustering
3 11 (5.70%) Replication
4 9 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.63%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.11%) DataPower
7 5 (2.59%) Symmetrix
8 4 (2.07%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.07%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.55%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.55%) PDA
9 3 (1.55%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.55%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.55%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.04%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.04%) Equities
10 2 (1.04%) Fintech
10 2 (1.04%) PKI
10 2 (1.04%) Symmetrix DMX
10 2 (1.04%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 193 (100.00%) Linux
2 111 (57.51%) Unix
3 80 (41.45%) AIX
4 72 (37.31%) Solaris
5 65 (33.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 54 (27.98%) Windows
7 40 (20.73%) Oracle Linux
8 32 (16.58%) Windows Server
9 28 (14.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 21 (10.88%) CentOS
11 19 (9.84%) Ubuntu
11 19 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (7.77%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (5.18%) HPUX
15 7 (3.63%) VMS
16 6 (3.11%) Debian
16 6 (3.11%) zOS
17 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (26.94%) ITIL
2 37 (19.17%) Load Balancing
3 36 (18.65%) Configuration Management
4 24 (12.44%) Change Management
5 22 (11.40%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (10.36%) High Availability
7 18 (9.33%) DevOps
7 18 (9.33%) ITIL V3
8 16 (8.29%) Service Management
9 15 (7.77%) Migration
10 13 (6.74%) ITSM
11 12 (6.22%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (5.70%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.70%) Network Architecture
13 10 (5.18%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (4.66%) Network Management
15 7 (3.63%) Data Protection
15 7 (3.63%) Open Source
16 6 (3.11%) Analytics
16 6 (3.11%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.98%) Bash Shell
2 44 (22.80%) Perl
3 34 (17.62%) Python
4 28 (14.51%) Ruby
5 24 (12.44%) SQL
6 23 (11.92%) Shell Script
7 20 (10.36%) Korn
8 13 (6.74%) Java
9 7 (3.63%) PHP
9 7 (3.63%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.59%) C++
11 4 (2.07%) C
11 4 (2.07%) Go
11 4 (2.07%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.55%) C#
12 3 (1.55%) COBOL
13 1 (0.52%) C-shell
13 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.52%) Julia
Qualifications
1 23 (11.92%) Security Cleared
2 19 (9.84%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.63%) CCDA
3 7 (3.63%) CCNA
3 7 (3.63%) CCNP
3 7 (3.63%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.63%) JNCIA
3 7 (3.63%) JNCIP
3 7 (3.63%) JNCIS
4 6 (3.11%) Degree
5 3 (1.55%) MCSE
5 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.52%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.52%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (24.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (20.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 35 (18.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 24 (12.44%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (9.84%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (9.33%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (8.29%) vSphere
8 13 (6.74%) Active Directory
8 13 (6.74%) Docker
8 13 (6.74%) NFS
9 5 (2.59%) SRDF
9 5 (2.59%) Veritas File System
10 4 (2.07%) Hyper-V
10 4 (2.07%) Squid
11 3 (1.55%) KVM
11 3 (1.55%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.04%) Sendmail
12 2 (1.04%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.04%) XenApp
12 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (22.28%) Puppet
2 17 (8.81%) Ansible
3 13 (6.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (5.70%) Data Guard
5 8 (4.15%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.63%) NetBackup
7 6 (3.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (2.59%) Control-M
8 5 (2.59%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 3 (1.55%) Graphite
9 3 (1.55%) Kibana
9 3 (1.55%) logstash
9 3 (1.55%) Nagios
9 3 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
10 2 (1.04%) BladeLogic
10 2 (1.04%) BMC PATROL
10 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (1.04%) OpenView
10 2 (1.04%) Oracle ZFS
11 1 (0.52%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 96 (49.74%) Red Hat
2 82 (42.49%) Oracle
3 76 (39.38%) VMware
4 52 (26.94%) IBM
5 46 (23.83%) Veritas
6 33 (17.10%) EMC
7 29 (15.03%) Cisco
8 28 (14.51%) HP
9 21 (10.88%) Microsoft
10 19 (9.84%) Sun
11 14 (7.25%) Dell
12 11 (5.70%) Juniper
13 10 (5.18%) F5
13 10 (5.18%) Software AG
13 10 (5.18%) webMethods
14 9 (4.66%) Riverbed
14 9 (4.66%) SAP
15 8 (4.15%) NetApp
16 6 (3.11%) Intel
17 5 (2.59%) Citrix