The first table below looks at the demand for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Essex 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 49 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.83% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.70% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £28.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - £42.00
Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
148 120 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 30.64% 25.81% 31.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 38 85
Average daily rate £350 £300 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £146 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 22
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.60 £34.60 £36.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
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SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Essex region.

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
2 3 (75.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL
3 1 (25.00%) Lombardi
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) CTI
3 1 (25.00%) RACF

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Essex 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 4 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (100.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Lombardi
General
1 3 (75.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Image Processing
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) COBOL
2 1 (25.00%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Avaya