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 27 May 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 522 496 411
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -85
Contract jobs citing SUSE 64 67 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 0.62% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 33 88
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£415 £400 £408
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £350 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £508 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Average hourly rate £19.50 - £25.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 - £22.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 - £29.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £27.50
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
11181 10858 9115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 22.31% 22.62% 21.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 6542 6284 4973
Average daily rate £365 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 920 974 924
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.76% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -4.32%

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 27 May 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
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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 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 -5 21 £425 +6.25% 3
West Midlands -6 13 £475 -5.70% 2
South East -15 8 £400 +10.34% 5
South West +14 7 - -
Yorkshire - 5 £345 - 2
East Midlands -10 4 £347 -
North West -23 4 £500 +21.95% 1
Midlands - 2 £500 -
East of England -1 1 £275 -
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 103 (98.10%) Linux
2 72 (68.57%) Red Hat
3 53 (50.48%) UNIX
3 53 (50.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (41.90%) Windows
5 42 (40.00%) Oracle
6 41 (39.05%) TCP/IP
7 33 (31.43%) Perl
8 32 (30.48%) VMware
9 31 (29.52%) Solaris
10 30 (28.57%) AIX
10 30 (28.57%) Configuration Management
11 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
12 27 (25.71%) HP
13 26 (24.76%) SAN
14 24 (22.86%) Finance
15 23 (21.90%) Java
16 22 (20.95%) ITIL
16 22 (20.95%) EMC
17 21 (20.00%) DNS
18 20 (19.05%) Veritas
18 20 (19.05%) Ruby
19 19 (18.10%) Clustering
19 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
20 18 (17.14%) Apache
20 18 (17.14%) Firewall
20 18 (17.14%) Banking
21 17 (16.19%) Shell Script
21 17 (16.19%) Python
21 17 (16.19%) WebLogic

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (17.14%) Apache
2 17 (16.19%) WebLogic
3 12 (11.43%) WebSphere
4 11 (10.48%) IIS
5 5 (4.76%) Tomcat
5 5 (4.76%) Confluence
5 5 (4.76%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (3.81%) SharePoint
7 3 (2.86%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (2.86%) JBoss
7 3 (2.86%) iPlanet
8 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.90%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (1.90%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.90%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.90%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.95%) Lync
9 1 (0.95%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.95%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.90%) MS Project
2 2 (1.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.95%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.81%) GitHub
2 2 (1.90%) PaaS
3 1 (0.95%) Route 53
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (39.05%) TCP/IP
2 26 (24.76%) SAN
3 21 (20.00%) DNS
4 18 (17.14%) Firewall
5 12 (11.43%) WAN
6 10 (9.52%) HTTP
6 10 (9.52%) SSL
6 10 (9.52%) NAS
7 9 (8.57%) Internet
7 9 (8.57%) LAN
8 7 (6.67%) VLAN
9 6 (5.71%) VPN
10 5 (4.76%) LDAP
11 4 (3.81%) BIG-IP
11 4 (3.81%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.86%) Network Security
12 3 (2.86%) ATM
12 3 (2.86%) Ethernet
12 3 (2.86%) BGP
12 3 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (18.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 14 (13.33%) MySQL
3 10 (9.52%) Oracle Database
4 8 (7.62%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.81%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (2.86%) DB2
6 3 (2.86%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.90%) MS Access
7 2 (1.90%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.90%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.95%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.95%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.95%) Redis
8 1 (0.95%) Big Data
8 1 (0.95%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 10 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.76%) Gerrit
2 5 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (22.86%) Finance
2 18 (17.14%) Banking
3 7 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.71%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.86%) Legal
5 3 (2.86%) Publishing
6 1 (0.95%) Retail
6 1 (0.95%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (17.14%) Developer
1 18 (17.14%) Administrator
2 9 (8.57%) Support Engineer
2 9 (8.57%) Perl Developer
2 9 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) UNIX Engineer
3 8 (7.62%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (6.67%) DBA
4 7 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (5.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (5.71%) Consultant
5 6 (5.71%) Server Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Server Support Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Server Support
6 5 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (4.76%) Website Developer
7 4 (3.81%) Linux Support
7 4 (3.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (15.24%) XML
2 13 (12.38%) Middleware
3 9 (8.57%) HTML
4 8 (7.62%) CSS
4 8 (7.62%) Web Services
4 8 (7.62%) CGI
5 7 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (5.71%) REST
6 6 (5.71%) D3.js
6 6 (5.71%) Flot
7 3 (2.86%) J2EE
8 2 (1.90%) XHTML
8 2 (1.90%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.90%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (1.90%) Ajax
9 1 (0.95%) Catalyst
9 1 (0.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.95%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.95%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Clustering
2 12 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (7.62%) Oracle Exalogic
3 8 (7.62%) Data Centre
3 8 (7.62%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.71%) Replication
4 6 (5.71%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.86%) Wiki
5 3 (2.86%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.90%) GIS
6 2 (1.90%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.90%) AS400
6 2 (1.90%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.90%) Symmetrix DMX
6 2 (1.90%) Eurex
7 1 (0.95%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.95%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.95%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.95%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 103 (98.10%) Linux
2 53 (50.48%) UNIX
2 53 (50.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (41.90%) Windows
4 31 (29.52%) Solaris
5 30 (28.57%) AIX
6 16 (15.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 13 (12.38%) Oracle Linux
7 13 (12.38%) HPUX
8 12 (11.43%) Ubuntu
9 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (6.67%) CentOS
10 7 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (4.76%) NetWare
12 4 (3.81%) zOS
12 4 (3.81%) Debian
13 3 (2.86%) Windows 7
14 2 (1.90%) Slackware
14 2 (1.90%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 22 (20.95%) ITIL
3 17 (16.19%) OO
3 17 (16.19%) Open Source
4 14 (13.33%) Change Management
5 11 (10.48%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 9 (8.57%) Service Management
8 8 (7.62%) ITSM
8 8 (7.62%) Web Development
8 8 (7.62%) SDLC
9 7 (6.67%) Analytics
9 7 (6.67%) Migration
10 6 (5.71%) Web Design
10 6 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.71%) Algorithmic Trading
10 6 (5.71%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (5.71%) Low Latency
10 6 (5.71%) DevOps
10 6 (5.71%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 33 (31.43%) Perl
2 23 (21.90%) Java
3 20 (19.05%) Ruby
4 17 (16.19%) Python
4 17 (16.19%) Shell Script
5 16 (15.24%) Bash Shell
6 14 (13.33%) SQL
7 10 (9.52%) Korn
7 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
8 8 (7.62%) JavaScript
9 5 (4.76%) VBScript
10 4 (3.81%) C-shell
11 2 (1.90%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.90%) VB
12 1 (0.95%) ABAP
12 1 (0.95%) PHP
12 1 (0.95%) AWK
12 1 (0.95%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (8.57%) Degree
2 6 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.86%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.86%) SCSA
4 2 (1.90%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.90%) ISEB
4 2 (1.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 2 (1.90%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.95%) CITP
5 1 (0.95%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.95%) CCNP
5 1 (0.95%) CCNA
5 1 (0.95%) CCDA
5 1 (0.95%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.95%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.95%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.90%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (15.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 14 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (11.43%) vSphere
4 11 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (7.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 6 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (5.71%) NFS
7 4 (3.81%) VMware ESX
7 4 (3.81%) Veritas File System
8 3 (2.86%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.86%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.86%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.86%) Samba
8 3 (2.86%) KVM
9 2 (1.90%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.95%) SRDF
10 1 (0.95%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.95%) Firmware
10 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (15.24%) Puppet
2 13 (12.38%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.57%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (5.71%) Kibana
5 5 (4.76%) ZENworks
5 5 (4.76%) BladeLogic
6 3 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.90%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.90%) yum
7 2 (1.90%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.90%) OpenView
8 1 (0.95%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.95%) Ansible
8 1 (0.95%) Salt
8 1 (0.95%) Nagios
8 1 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.95%) SCCM
8 1 (0.95%) SCOM
8 1 (0.95%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 72 (68.57%) Red Hat
2 42 (40.00%) Oracle
3 32 (30.48%) VMware
4 28 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 27 (25.71%) HP
6 22 (20.95%) EMC
7 20 (19.05%) Veritas
8 16 (15.24%) Sun
9 14 (13.33%) IBM
10 12 (11.43%) NetApp
10 12 (11.43%) Cisco
11 8 (7.62%) Dell
11 8 (7.62%) Citrix
12 7 (6.67%) F5
13 6 (5.71%) Novell
14 4 (3.81%) BMC
15 3 (2.86%) TIBCO
15 3 (2.86%) PlateSpin
15 3 (2.86%) Atlassian
15 3 (2.86%) Pega
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