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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SUSE Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £10.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+231.25% -37.50%
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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
168 158 85
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 33.67% 27.96% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 51 39
Average daily rate £425 £325 £230
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% +41.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £133 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 41 18
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £13.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £44.45 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -14.28%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) NAS
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) NAS
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Backup Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) VMware