The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 63 61 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 1 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.16% 0.79% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 3.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.50
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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 Hertfordshire region.

Operating Systems Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
172 156 157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 26.75% 20.53% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 63 84
Average daily rate £369 £320 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.23% -24.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £148 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 13
Average hourly rate £14.85 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £32.50 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Gerrit

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Gerrit
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) HPUX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Korn
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) NetApp
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian