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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 112 99 113
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs citing SUSE 5 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.24% 0.18% 0.44%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.80% 0.63% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
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£450 £438 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +62.03%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £418 £270
% change year-on-year
-22.15% +54.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £39.00
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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
628 473 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 30.19% 27.81% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 273 266
Average daily rate £330 £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
- +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 45 72
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.10 £43.00 £39.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.51% -8.82%

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 22 September 2014. 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
Basingstoke - - - -
Portsmouth - - - -
Winchester - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
SUSE
South East

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
2 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Debian
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
4 3 (42.86%) Puppet
4 3 (42.86%) VMware
4 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
4 3 (42.86%) Symantec
4 3 (42.86%) EMC
4 3 (42.86%) SAN
5 2 (28.57%) AIX
5 2 (28.57%) C
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (28.57%) Legal
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
5 2 (28.57%) Korn
5 2 (28.57%) Derivative

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
General
1 2 (28.57%) Legal
1 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Build Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) C Developer
3 1 (14.29%) C Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) SOAP
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
1 2 (28.57%) XML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Solaris
3 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Debian
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
1 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
1 1 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
3 2 (28.57%) Korn
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) C
4 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) NetBackup
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (42.86%) Symantec
2 3 (42.86%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) EMC
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
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