The table below looks at the statistics 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 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 57 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 0.32% 0.83% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.29% 2.70% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£218 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
-49.61% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £29.00 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.75% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-29.82% -
SUSE
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Operating Systems Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
155 148 117
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 24.84% 30.64% 25.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 71 39
Average daily rate £400 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £165 £147
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £474 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 26 38
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.30 £33.24 £34.80
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 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
Contract Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Essex 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
Brentwood +2 2 £218 -
SUSE
East of England

SUSE
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Storage Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 2 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) VMware