The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 540 389 506
Rank change year-on-year
-151 +117
Contract jobs citing SUSE 50 114 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.097% 0.26% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.45% 1.25% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 85 52
Average daily rate £425 £400 £415
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 £360
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 3
Average hourly rate - £25.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
Operating Systems Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11199 9152 11290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.82% 21.24% 20.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 6350 4955 5888
Average daily rate £350 £350 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1020 949 1112
Average hourly rate £16.20 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SUSE
UK

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 18 April 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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -87 27 £438 +9.37% 7
West Midlands -11 6 £490 +48.48%
East of England -26 6 - -
North West -13 4 £410 -8.88% 1
East Midlands -7 2 - -
South East -22 2 £400 +45.45% 2
North East - 2 £375 - 1
South West -21 1 £425 -15.00% 1
Yorkshire - - - - 1
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 115 (100.00%) Linux
2 66 (57.39%) Red Hat
3 54 (46.96%) UNIX
4 52 (45.22%) VMware
5 49 (42.61%) IBM
5 49 (42.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 43 (37.39%) Windows
7 42 (36.52%) SAN
8 41 (35.65%) AIX
8 41 (35.65%) Solaris
9 36 (31.30%) Oracle
10 34 (29.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 33 (28.70%) Shell Script
12 32 (27.83%) HP
13 27 (23.48%) ITIL
14 25 (21.74%) EMC
14 25 (21.74%) Finance
15 24 (20.87%) Oracle Database
16 23 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
17 21 (18.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 21 (18.26%) Veritas
18 18 (15.65%) VMware ESX
18 18 (15.65%) TCP/IP
19 17 (14.78%) Active Directory
19 17 (14.78%) Banking
20 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2003
20 16 (13.91%) Perl
21 15 (13.04%) WebLogic
22 14 (12.17%) Cisco
22 14 (12.17%) Sun

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 15 (13.04%) WebLogic
2 13 (11.30%) Apache
3 12 (10.43%) IIS
4 11 (9.57%) Tomcat
4 11 (9.57%) WebSphere
5 10 (8.70%) IBM HTTP Server
5 10 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
6 9 (7.83%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.22%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.74%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.74%) WebLogic Integration
9 1 (0.87%) nginx
9 1 (0.87%) Lync
9 1 (0.87%) Confluence
9 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.87%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.87%) IaaS
2 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (36.52%) SAN
2 18 (15.65%) TCP/IP
3 14 (12.17%) WAN
4 11 (9.57%) FTP
4 11 (9.57%) Firewall
5 9 (7.83%) NAS
5 9 (7.83%) LAN
6 8 (6.96%) VPN
7 7 (6.09%) DNS
7 7 (6.09%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (5.22%) HTTP
9 5 (4.35%) NetScaler
9 5 (4.35%) MPLS
10 4 (3.48%) VLAN
10 4 (3.48%) OSPF
10 4 (3.48%) LDAP
11 3 (2.61%) SSL
11 3 (2.61%) SSH
12 2 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (1.74%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.87%) Oracle Database
2 9 (7.83%) MySQL
3 7 (6.09%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.09%) DB2
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle Exadata
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 10g
4 5 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.74%) DataStage
5 2 (1.74%) MS Access
6 1 (0.87%) QualityStage
6 1 (0.87%) KDB
6 1 (0.87%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Subversion
2 2 (1.74%) Introscope
2 2 (1.74%) JIRA
3 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.87%) JUnit
3 1 (0.87%) JMeter
General
1 25 (21.74%) Finance
2 17 (14.78%) Banking
3 12 (10.43%) Retail
3 12 (10.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.22%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.87%) Marketing
6 1 (0.87%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 28 (24.35%) Administrator
2 20 (17.39%) Linux Engineer
3 18 (15.65%) UNIX Administrator
4 17 (14.78%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (11.30%) Architect
6 12 (10.43%) Build Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Analyst
7 7 (6.09%) Linux Administrator
7 7 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.09%) Infrastructure Architect
8 6 (5.22%) Service Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Services Delivery Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Technical Services Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 6 (5.22%) Infrastructure Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Technical Manager
8 6 (5.22%) Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.57%) Middleware
2 4 (3.48%) Worklight
3 3 (2.61%) XML
3 3 (2.61%) HTML
4 2 (1.74%) LAMP
4 2 (1.74%) CSS
5 1 (0.87%) SOAP
5 1 (0.87%) CORBA
5 1 (0.87%) .NET
5 1 (0.87%) J2EE
5 1 (0.87%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (0.87%) Java EE
5 1 (0.87%) wxWidgets
5 1 (0.87%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (0.87%) Xerces
5 1 (0.87%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.57%) Replication
2 9 (7.83%) Wiki
3 8 (6.96%) Symmetrix DMX
4 3 (2.61%) Open Source
4 3 (2.61%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.61%) AS400
5 2 (1.74%) CLARiiON
5 2 (1.74%) PMI
5 2 (1.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.87%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.87%) Firmware
6 1 (0.87%) FMCG
6 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 115 (100.00%) Linux
2 54 (46.96%) UNIX
3 49 (42.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 43 (37.39%) Windows
5 41 (35.65%) AIX
5 41 (35.65%) Solaris
6 23 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (13.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (5.22%) Fedora
8 6 (5.22%) CentOS
9 5 (4.35%) Windows 7
9 5 (4.35%) Oracle Linux
9 5 (4.35%) Windows XP
9 5 (4.35%) HPUX
10 4 (3.48%) Debian
10 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.61%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (1.74%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.87%) Android
13 1 (0.87%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (23.48%) ITIL
2 12 (10.43%) Performance Management
3 11 (9.57%) Service Management
3 11 (9.57%) Change Management
3 11 (9.57%) ITSM
4 10 (8.70%) Migration
4 10 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (7.83%) Change Control
6 8 (6.96%) Web Development
7 7 (6.09%) RDF
8 6 (5.22%) Service Delivery
8 6 (5.22%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.22%) Project Management
8 6 (5.22%) E-Commerce
9 4 (3.48%) Performance Testing
9 4 (3.48%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.48%) Data Protection
9 4 (3.48%) SOA
9 4 (3.48%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 33 (28.70%) Shell Script
2 16 (13.91%) Perl
3 11 (9.57%) Bash Shell
4 10 (8.70%) Python
5 9 (7.83%) Korn
6 7 (6.09%) Ruby
7 6 (5.22%) AWK
7 6 (5.22%) SQL
7 6 (5.22%) Java
8 5 (4.35%) sed
9 4 (3.48%) Jython
10 3 (2.61%) PHP
11 2 (1.74%) VB
11 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.74%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.74%) C-shell
12 1 (0.87%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.87%) Bourne shell
12 1 (0.87%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (12.17%) ISEB
2 5 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.48%) CCNP
4 2 (1.74%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.74%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.87%) CCNA
5 1 (0.87%) MCP
5 1 (0.87%) MCSE
5 1 (0.87%) MCSA
5 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.87%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.74%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (29.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (18.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 18 (15.65%) VMware ESX
4 17 (14.78%) Active Directory
5 14 (12.17%) vSphere
6 13 (11.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 13 (11.30%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (5.22%) Xen
7 6 (5.22%) XenServer
7 6 (5.22%) KVM
8 5 (4.35%) XenApp
8 5 (4.35%) XenDesktop
8 5 (4.35%) vCloud
8 5 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (3.48%) SRDF
9 4 (3.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 3 (2.61%) Samba
11 2 (1.74%) Squid
11 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (1.74%) NFS
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) Puppet
2 5 (4.35%) BladeLogic
3 3 (2.61%) ZABBIX
3 3 (2.61%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.74%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.87%) Zenoss
5 1 (0.87%) HP SIM
5 1 (0.87%) Nagios
5 1 (0.87%) Novell Identity Manager
5 1 (0.87%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.87%) Nessus
Vendors
1 66 (57.39%) Red Hat
2 52 (45.22%) VMware
3 49 (42.61%) IBM
4 36 (31.30%) Oracle
5 32 (27.83%) HP
6 25 (21.74%) EMC
7 21 (18.26%) Veritas
8 14 (12.17%) Cisco
8 14 (12.17%) Sun
9 13 (11.30%) Citrix
9 13 (11.30%) Novell
10 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
11 10 (8.70%) Remedy
12 9 (7.83%) Dell
13 6 (5.22%) Symantec
13 6 (5.22%) NetApp
14 5 (4.35%) BMC
14 5 (4.35%) Hitachi
14 5 (4.35%) Intel
14 5 (4.35%) TIBCO
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