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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 529 498 473
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -25
Contract jobs citing SUSE 66 72 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.59% 0.64% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 66
Average daily rate
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£388 £340 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.97% -15.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £459 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
-49.61% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.82% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-29.82% -
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
11122 11255 10462
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 21.59% 22.80% 22.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 6671 6495 5835
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £168 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £518 £505
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 867 963 981
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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 -25 22 £450 +14.28% 3
West Midlands +15 14 £150 - 2
South East -9 10 £450 +63.63% 4
Yorkshire -16 9 £413 -
South West -4 6 - -
East of England -2 2 £218 -
Midlands - 1 - -
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 122 (93.85%) Linux
2 77 (59.23%) Red Hat
3 58 (44.62%) Windows
4 56 (43.08%) VMware
5 55 (42.31%) Oracle
6 45 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (32.31%) UNIX
8 40 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 38 (29.23%) EMC
10 35 (26.92%) SAN
10 35 (26.92%) Solaris
11 31 (23.85%) HP
12 30 (23.08%) TCP/IP
12 30 (23.08%) Perl
13 28 (21.54%) Configuration Management
14 27 (20.77%) Finance
15 26 (20.00%) AIX
16 24 (18.46%) Web Services
17 22 (16.92%) XML
18 21 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
18 21 (16.15%) vSphere
18 21 (16.15%) Oracle Database
19 20 (15.38%) IBM
19 20 (15.38%) Veritas
20 19 (14.62%) IIS
20 19 (14.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
21 18 (13.85%) Puppet
21 18 (13.85%) SQL
22 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
22 17 (13.08%) ITIL

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (14.62%) IIS
2 16 (12.31%) Apache
3 7 (5.38%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 5 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.85%) Confluence
5 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.31%) JBoss
6 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (2.31%) iPlanet
7 2 (1.54%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.54%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (1.54%) WordPress
7 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.54%) MQSeries
7 2 (1.54%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.77%) Lync
8 1 (0.77%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 6 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.54%) MS Project
2 2 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.31%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.77%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.77%) Route 53
1 1 (0.77%) GitHub
1 1 (0.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.92%) SAN
2 30 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 17 (13.08%) Firewall
4 15 (11.54%) NAS
5 14 (10.77%) WAN
6 11 (8.46%) LAN
7 10 (7.69%) DNS
7 10 (7.69%) Internet
8 9 (6.92%) VLAN
9 7 (5.38%) SSL
9 7 (5.38%) HTTP
10 6 (4.62%) VPN
11 5 (3.85%) ATM
11 5 (3.85%) Unified Communications
12 4 (3.08%) Network Security
12 4 (3.08%) iSCSI
12 4 (3.08%) BIG-IP
13 3 (2.31%) FCoE
13 3 (2.31%) OSPF
13 3 (2.31%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.15%) Oracle Database
2 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
3 16 (12.31%) MySQL
4 14 (10.77%) MongoDB
5 8 (6.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.31%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.31%) DB2
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.54%) MS Access
7 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.77%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.77%) Informix
8 1 (0.77%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.77%) Redis
8 1 (0.77%) Big Data
8 1 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.77%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.77%) Visual Studio
1 14 (10.77%) Eclipse
1 14 (10.77%) Dreamweaver
2 8 (6.15%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.85%) Gerrit
3 5 (3.85%) JIRA
4 2 (1.54%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (20.77%) Finance
2 15 (11.54%) Banking
3 11 (8.46%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.31%) Publishing
4 3 (2.31%) Legal
4 3 (2.31%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.54%) Retail
6 1 (0.77%) Billing
6 1 (0.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.77%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.77%) Automotive
6 1 (0.77%) Back Office
6 1 (0.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 24 (18.46%) Developer
1 24 (18.46%) Administrator
2 16 (12.31%) Support Engineer
3 14 (10.77%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (10.77%) COBOL Developer
4 13 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (9.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 12 (9.23%) Systems Administrator
6 10 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (6.92%) DBA
8 8 (6.15%) Consultant
8 8 (6.15%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Design Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Server Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Linux Support
8 8 (6.15%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (6.15%) Linux Support Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Server Support Engineer
9 7 (5.38%) Server Support
9 7 (5.38%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.46%) Web Services
2 22 (16.92%) XML
3 12 (9.23%) Middleware
4 9 (6.92%) HTML
5 8 (6.15%) CSS
5 8 (6.15%) CGI
6 7 (5.38%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (4.62%) REST
7 6 (4.62%) D3.js
7 6 (4.62%) Flot
8 3 (2.31%) J2EE
9 2 (1.54%) XHTML
9 2 (1.54%) Ajax
9 2 (1.54%) Regular Expression
10 1 (0.77%) Catalyst
10 1 (0.77%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.77%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.77%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.23%) Clustering
3 10 (7.69%) Data Centre
4 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.62%) Replication
5 6 (4.62%) Visualisation
6 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.54%) Wiki
7 2 (1.54%) GIS
7 2 (1.54%) Grid Computing
7 2 (1.54%) AS400
7 2 (1.54%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.77%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.77%) DTV
8 1 (0.77%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.77%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.77%) Celerra
8 1 (0.77%) FMCG
8 1 (0.77%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.77%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 122 (93.85%) Linux
2 58 (44.62%) Windows
3 45 (34.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (32.31%) UNIX
5 35 (26.92%) Solaris
6 26 (20.00%) AIX
7 17 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 15 (11.54%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 14 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (9.23%) Oracle Linux
12 11 (8.46%) Ubuntu
12 11 (8.46%) HPUX
13 7 (5.38%) NetWare
13 7 (5.38%) CentOS
14 5 (3.85%) Debian
15 4 (3.08%) zOS
16 2 (1.54%) Fedora
16 2 (1.54%) Windows 7
16 2 (1.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.54%) Configuration Management
2 17 (13.08%) ITIL
3 15 (11.54%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (10.77%) Open Source
5 13 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (6.15%) Web Development
6 8 (6.15%) Change Management
7 7 (5.38%) Service Management
7 7 (5.38%) OO
7 7 (5.38%) Analytics
8 6 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (4.62%) Microservices
8 6 (4.62%) ITSM
8 6 (4.62%) Migration
8 6 (4.62%) Web Design
9 5 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.85%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.85%) Test Scripting
9 5 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (23.08%) Perl
2 18 (13.85%) SQL
3 17 (13.08%) Bash Shell
4 15 (11.54%) Ruby
4 15 (11.54%) Python
4 15 (11.54%) Java
5 14 (10.77%) C#
5 14 (10.77%) COBOL
6 13 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 11 (8.46%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.92%) Korn
9 8 (6.15%) JavaScript
10 5 (3.85%) VBScript
11 4 (3.08%) PHP
11 4 (3.08%) C-shell
12 2 (1.54%) C++
12 2 (1.54%) VB
12 2 (1.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 1 (0.77%) AWK
13 1 (0.77%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 8 (6.15%) Degree
2 7 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (3.85%) MCITP
4 5 (3.85%) MCSE
5 3 (2.31%) CCNP
5 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.54%) ISEB
6 2 (1.54%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.54%) ISEB Practitioner
7 1 (0.77%) CITP
7 1 (0.77%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.77%) JNCIA
7 1 (0.77%) JNCIS
7 1 (0.77%) JNCIP
7 1 (0.77%) MCDST
7 1 (0.77%) MCTS
7 1 (0.77%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.54%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (16.15%) vSphere
2 19 (14.62%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 17 (13.08%) Active Directory
4 16 (12.31%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 9 (6.92%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.92%) VMware ESX
6 6 (4.62%) NFS
7 5 (3.85%) VMware Server
8 3 (2.31%) Samba
8 3 (2.31%) Hyper-V
8 3 (2.31%) KVM
9 2 (1.54%) FreeRADIUS
9 2 (1.54%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.77%) Firmware
10 1 (0.77%) SRDF
10 1 (0.77%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 1 (0.77%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 18 (13.85%) Puppet
2 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Satellite
3 8 (6.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 7 (5.38%) ZENworks
4 7 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.62%) NetBackup
5 6 (4.62%) BladeLogic
5 6 (4.62%) Kibana
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (3.85%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (3.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.54%) Nagios
7 2 (1.54%) OpenView
7 2 (1.54%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.54%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.54%) yum
8 1 (0.77%) EMC TimeFinder
8 1 (0.77%) EMC Navisphere
8 1 (0.77%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 77 (59.23%) Red Hat
2 56 (43.08%) VMware
3 55 (42.31%) Oracle
4 40 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 38 (29.23%) EMC
6 31 (23.85%) HP
7 20 (15.38%) IBM
7 20 (15.38%) Veritas
8 14 (10.77%) Micro Focus
9 13 (10.00%) NetApp
9 13 (10.00%) Sun
10 12 (9.23%) Citrix
11 11 (8.46%) Dell
11 11 (8.46%) Cisco
12 8 (6.15%) Novell
13 7 (5.38%) F5
14 6 (4.62%) Symantec
15 5 (3.85%) BMC
16 3 (2.31%) PlateSpin
16 3 (2.31%) Atlassian