The table below looks at the statistics for openSUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited openSUSE over the 3 months to 21 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
openSUSE Linux
Rank 411 407 421
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Contract jobs citing openSUSE 1 11 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.004% 0.044% 0.008%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.018% 0.20% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 11 2
Average daily rate
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- £260 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.86%
UK excluding London average daily rate £275 - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £19.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £46.00 -
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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 London region.

Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5484 5612 5639
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.64% 22.66% 21.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3585 3677 3402
Average daily rate £400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 246 254 350
Average hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.14 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £31.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.60 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -8.57%

openSUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

openSUSE Jobs Demand Trend in London

openSUSE
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

openSUSE Daily Rate Trend in London

openSUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing openSUSE across the London region.

openSUSE Hourly Rate Trend in London

openSUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing openSUSE 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 openSUSE.

1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) WMI
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell

openSUSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing openSUSE 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 openSUSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) MetaFrame
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) vSphere
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) WMI
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) SCOM
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) AppSense