The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
England / London
Rank 358 372 369
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing SUSE 37 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.19% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.96% 0.96% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 26 22
Median daily rate £408 £425 £455
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.11% -6.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £313 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £549
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £394 £363
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +8.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -42.30%

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
3872 4262 4880
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.34% 19.92% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2731 2924 3376
Median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 143 147
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in London

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in London

SUSE
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SUSE across the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

SUSE Daily Rate Histogram in London

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in London

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the London region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (59.00%) Unix
3 52 (52.00%) Red Hat
4 46 (46.00%) Bash Shell
5 43 (43.00%) Oracle
6 37 (37.00%) Puppet
6 37 (37.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (36.00%) AIX
7 36 (36.00%) VMware
8 35 (35.00%) IBM
9 31 (31.00%) Oracle Linux
10 29 (29.00%) ITIL
10 29 (29.00%) Firewall
11 28 (28.00%) Perl
11 28 (28.00%) DNS
12 26 (26.00%) Finance
13 25 (25.00%) Configuration Management
13 25 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (24.00%) Windows
14 24 (24.00%) Python
14 24 (24.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 21 (21.00%) Ruby
16 19 (19.00%) Amazon AWS
16 19 (19.00%) Veritas
16 19 (19.00%) Virtual Machines
17 18 (18.00%) SAN
17 18 (18.00%) ITIL V3
17 18 (18.00%) Load Balancing
18 17 (17.00%) SSL
18 17 (17.00%) Solaris

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 4 (4.00%) Apache
2 4 (4.00%) OpenStack
2 4 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (3.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 19 (19.00%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (10.00%) GitHub
4 7 (7.00%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (29.00%) Firewall
2 28 (28.00%) DNS
3 18 (18.00%) SAN
4 17 (17.00%) SSL
5 14 (14.00%) TCP/IP
6 9 (9.00%) HTTP
6 9 (9.00%) WAN
7 8 (8.00%) DHCP
7 8 (8.00%) LDAP
8 7 (7.00%) Network Security
8 7 (7.00%) VPN
8 7 (7.00%) Wireshark
9 6 (6.00%) Ethernet
9 6 (6.00%) LAN
9 6 (6.00%) NAS
10 4 (4.00%) FTP
11 2 (2.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.00%) Oracle Database
2 8 (8.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (5.00%) DB2
4 3 (3.00%) MySQL
5 2 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.00%) JIRA
3 4 (4.00%) Vagrant
4 2 (2.00%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (2.00%) Subversion
5 1 (1.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Retail
3 8 (8.00%) Banking
4 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (19.00%) Administrator
1 19 (19.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (18.00%) Linux Engineer
3 15 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (15.00%) Unix Administrator
3 15 (15.00%) Unix Engineer
4 13 (13.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 13 (13.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.00%) DBA
5 9 (9.00%) Oracle DBA
5 9 (9.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.00%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (7.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Developer
7 6 (6.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 6 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.00%) Middleware
2 10 (10.00%) Web Services
3 7 (7.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (3.00%) CGI
4 3 (3.00%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (3.00%) Embperl
4 3 (3.00%) FastCGI
4 3 (3.00%) LAMP
4 3 (3.00%) Memcached
4 3 (3.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.00%) DataPower
3 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (3.00%) Clustering
4 3 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (3.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.00%) Symmetrix
4 3 (3.00%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.00%) CLARiiON
5 2 (2.00%) Equities
5 2 (2.00%) Fintech
5 2 (2.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.00%) FMCG
6 1 (1.00%) Life Science
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 100 (100.00%) Linux
2 59 (59.00%) Unix
3 37 (37.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (36.00%) AIX
5 31 (31.00%) Oracle Linux
6 24 (24.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 24 (24.00%) Windows
7 17 (17.00%) Solaris
8 15 (15.00%) CentOS
8 15 (15.00%) Ubuntu
8 15 (15.00%) Windows Server
9 14 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (3.00%) Debian
12 3 (3.00%) VMS
13 2 (2.00%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.00%) Fedora
14 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (29.00%) ITIL
2 25 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 18 (18.00%) ITIL V3
3 18 (18.00%) Load Balancing
4 17 (17.00%) Change Management
5 13 (13.00%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (13.00%) DevOps
5 13 (13.00%) ITSM
5 13 (13.00%) Service Management
6 9 (9.00%) Network Architecture
7 8 (8.00%) Performance Optimisation
7 8 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (7.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (7.00%) Mentoring
8 7 (7.00%) Network Management
9 6 (6.00%) Continuous Delivery
9 6 (6.00%) High Availability
9 6 (6.00%) Migration
9 6 (6.00%) Refactoring
10 4 (4.00%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 46 (46.00%) Bash Shell
2 28 (28.00%) Perl
3 24 (24.00%) Python
4 21 (21.00%) Ruby
5 14 (14.00%) SQL
6 11 (11.00%) Korn
7 10 (10.00%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.00%) C++
8 4 (4.00%) Java
8 4 (4.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (3.00%) C
9 3 (3.00%) Go
9 3 (3.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.00%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.00%) C-shell
11 1 (1.00%) Julia
Qualifications
1 6 (6.00%) CCDA
1 6 (6.00%) CCNA
1 6 (6.00%) CCNP
1 6 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (6.00%) JNCIA
1 6 (6.00%) JNCIP
1 6 (6.00%) JNCIS
1 6 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (19.00%) Virtual Machines
3 15 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (14.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 13 (13.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 11 (11.00%) Oracle RAC
7 10 (10.00%) Docker
8 9 (9.00%) NFS
9 6 (6.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (6.00%) vSphere
10 4 (4.00%) Hyper-V
11 3 (3.00%) Squid
11 3 (3.00%) SRDF
11 3 (3.00%) Veritas File System
12 2 (2.00%) KVM
12 2 (2.00%) Samba
12 2 (2.00%) XenApp
12 2 (2.00%) XenDesktop
13 1 (1.00%) GPFS
13 1 (1.00%) zsh
Systems Management
1 37 (37.00%) Puppet
2 14 (14.00%) Ansible
3 9 (9.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (7.00%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (6.00%) Data Guard
5 6 (6.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 4 (4.00%) Control-M
7 3 (3.00%) Graphite
7 3 (3.00%) Kibana
7 3 (3.00%) logstash
7 3 (3.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 2 (2.00%) BladeLogic
8 2 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
8 2 (2.00%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (2.00%) Nagios
8 2 (2.00%) NetBackup
8 2 (2.00%) OpenView
8 2 (2.00%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (1.00%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 52 (52.00%) Red Hat
2 43 (43.00%) Oracle
3 36 (36.00%) VMware
4 35 (35.00%) IBM
5 19 (19.00%) Veritas
6 11 (11.00%) Cisco
6 11 (11.00%) EMC
7 9 (9.00%) Dell
7 9 (9.00%) Juniper
8 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (7.00%) HP
9 7 (7.00%) Riverbed
10 6 (6.00%) Software AG
10 6 (6.00%) webMethods
11 4 (4.00%) SAP
12 3 (3.00%) AppDynamics
12 3 (3.00%) NetApp
12 3 (3.00%) Splunk
12 3 (3.00%) Sun
13 2 (2.00%) Remedy