The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SUSE Linux
Rank 80 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs citing SUSE 6 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.54% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.94% 0.39% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £390 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +56.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £410 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.19% +36.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.76 £10.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+307.62% -37.50%
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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 Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
309 254 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 27.84% 26.49% 16.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 191 139 75
Average daily rate £298 £300 £290
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.83% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £155 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 12
Average hourly rate £13.69 £12.52 £14.67
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.30% -14.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £10.37 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £81.00 £18.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

SUSE
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (100.00%) IIS
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 9 (100.00%) vSphere

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds 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 9 (100.00%) IIS
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) VMware