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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 75 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.30% 0.11% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.36% 0.38% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £390 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +47.16%
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £375 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.64 - £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 Leeds region.

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
221 260 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 21.90% 28.82% 19.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 132 109
Average daily rate £270 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £107 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £419 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 14
Average hourly rate £13.60 £13.50 £14.63
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £150.00 £45.00 £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) VMware