The first table below looks at the demand for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 18 April 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 Hertfordshire 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 63 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.77% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.77% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 £360
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
159 153 234
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.49% 24.21% 24.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 75 101
Average daily rate £280 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-34.11% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £243 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 16 37
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £33.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
SUSE
East of England

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Watford - 6 - -
SUSE
East of England

SUSE
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (100.00%) IIS
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 6 (100.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 6 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Delivery Project Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Services Delivery Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Service Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Services Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (100.00%) Technical Delivery Manager
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
1 6 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Sun
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Dell
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat