The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 119 106 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -13
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.19% 0.16% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.57% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
Average daily rate
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£263 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.23% +41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £315 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.87% -9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.34
SUSE
South East

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

Operating Systems Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
797 530 303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 37.42% 28.10% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 275 174
Average daily rate £340 £315 £307
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +2.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £161 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 45 49
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £13.94
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +61.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.35 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -3.12%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SUSE across the Hampshire region.

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Farnborough - 4 £263 -
Basingstoke - - - -
SUSE
South East

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 7 (100.00%) Perl
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
2 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
2 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) NFS
2 4 (57.14%) VBScript
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
2 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 4 (57.14%) Confluence
2 4 (57.14%) Gerrit
3 3 (42.86%) Puppet
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) SAN
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 2 (28.57%) Legal
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Banking
4 2 (28.57%) Korn

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 (57.14%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) LAN
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) SAN
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Git (software)
1 4 (57.14%) Gerrit
General
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Build Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Support
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Linux Support
3 2 (28.57%) Linux Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) UNIX
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Ubuntu
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Perl
2 4 (57.14%) Python
2 4 (57.14%) VBScript
2 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 2 (28.57%) Korn
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) VCP4
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) NFS
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
2 4 (57.14%) Sun
2 4 (57.14%) HP
3 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 2 (28.57%) Atlassian
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle
5 1 (14.29%) VMware