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 24 January 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
England / London
Rank 366 371 341
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -30
Contract jobs citing SUSE 42 41 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.20% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.04% 0.98% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 20 38
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £389 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £641 £529
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £37.63
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -40.19%

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
4050 4188 4748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.82% 20.29% 22.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2856 2840 3274
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 143 153
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +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 24 January 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 24 January 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
City of London -1 3 £425 - 1
New Malden -8 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (59.50%) Unix
3 62 (51.24%) Red Hat
4 51 (42.15%) Oracle
5 50 (41.32%) Bash Shell
6 42 (34.71%) AIX
6 42 (34.71%) IBM
7 40 (33.06%) Puppet
7 40 (33.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (32.23%) ITIL
8 39 (32.23%) VMware
9 36 (29.75%) Oracle Linux
10 35 (28.93%) Firewall
10 35 (28.93%) Perl
11 32 (26.45%) DNS
11 32 (26.45%) Finance
12 31 (25.62%) Solaris
13 30 (24.79%) Python
13 30 (24.79%) Veritas
13 30 (24.79%) Configuration Management
14 29 (23.97%) SAN
14 29 (23.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 28 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (22.31%) Windows
17 25 (20.66%) Ruby
18 23 (19.01%) Load Balancing
18 23 (19.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 22 (18.18%) SSL
20 21 (17.36%) EMC
20 21 (17.36%) Amazon AWS

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 (4.96%) WebSphere
1 6 (4.96%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (4.13%) Apache
2 5 (4.13%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.31%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 9 (7.44%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.36%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (10.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (9.92%) GitHub
4 9 (7.44%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (28.93%) Firewall
2 32 (26.45%) DNS
3 29 (23.97%) SAN
4 22 (18.18%) SSL
5 14 (11.57%) NAS
6 13 (10.74%) TCP/IP
7 11 (9.09%) HTTP
7 11 (9.09%) WAN
8 9 (7.44%) DHCP
8 9 (7.44%) Network Security
8 9 (7.44%) Wireshark
9 8 (6.61%) VPN
10 7 (5.79%) Ethernet
10 7 (5.79%) LAN
11 6 (4.96%) LDAP
12 4 (3.31%) FTP
13 2 (1.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) Oracle Database
2 14 (11.57%) Oracle Database 12c
3 5 (4.13%) DB2
4 4 (3.31%) MySQL
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.65%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.96%) Jenkins
2 6 (4.96%) Vagrant
3 4 (3.31%) JIRA
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.65%) Subversion
5 1 (0.83%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 32 (26.45%) Finance
2 15 (12.40%) Banking
3 13 (10.74%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (24.79%) Administrator
2 23 (19.01%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (16.53%) Unix Administrator
4 18 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (13.22%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (13.22%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 15 (12.40%) DevOps Engineer
7 13 (10.74%) DBA
7 13 (10.74%) Oracle DBA
8 12 (9.92%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
10 9 (7.44%) Developer
11 8 (6.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 7 (5.79%) Network Engineer
13 5 (4.13%) Cisco Engineer
13 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure Support
13 5 (4.13%) Juniper Engineer
13 5 (4.13%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 5 (4.13%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.88%) Middleware
2 16 (13.22%) Web Services
3 13 (10.74%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 4 (3.31%) CGI
4 4 (3.31%) Embperl
4 4 (3.31%) FastCGI
4 4 (3.31%) LAMP
4 4 (3.31%) Memcached
4 4 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (2.48%) ELK Stack
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.79%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.96%) Clustering
4 5 (4.13%) DataPower
5 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.48%) Virtual Team
7 2 (1.65%) CLARiiON
7 2 (1.65%) Equities
7 2 (1.65%) Fintech
7 2 (1.65%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (1.65%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (0.83%) FMCG
8 1 (0.83%) Life Science
8 1 (0.83%) Oracle Exalogic
8 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.83%) Replication
8 1 (0.83%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 121 (100.00%) Linux
2 72 (59.50%) Unix
3 42 (34.71%) AIX
4 40 (33.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (29.75%) Oracle Linux
6 31 (25.62%) Solaris
7 27 (22.31%) Windows
8 21 (17.36%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 18 (14.88%) Windows Server
10 17 (14.05%) CentOS
10 17 (14.05%) Ubuntu
11 16 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (12.40%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (4.13%) Windows Server 2012
14 3 (2.48%) Debian
14 3 (2.48%) VMS
15 2 (1.65%) Windows 7
16 1 (0.83%) Fedora
16 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (32.23%) ITIL
2 30 (24.79%) Configuration Management
3 23 (19.01%) Load Balancing
4 19 (15.70%) Change Management
5 17 (14.05%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (14.05%) ITIL V3
6 15 (12.40%) DevOps
7 13 (10.74%) ITSM
7 13 (10.74%) Service Management
8 11 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (9.09%) Network Architecture
9 10 (8.26%) High Availability
10 9 (7.44%) Network Management
11 8 (6.61%) Continuous Delivery
11 8 (6.61%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (5.79%) Migration
13 6 (4.96%) Analytics
13 6 (4.96%) Performance Optimisation
13 6 (4.96%) Refactoring
14 4 (3.31%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 50 (41.32%) Bash Shell
2 35 (28.93%) Perl
3 30 (24.79%) Python
4 25 (20.66%) Ruby
5 18 (14.88%) Korn
6 16 (13.22%) SQL
7 14 (11.57%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.13%) C++
8 5 (4.13%) Java
9 4 (3.31%) C
9 4 (3.31%) Go
9 4 (3.31%) PHP
9 4 (3.31%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.31%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.83%) C-shell
10 1 (0.83%) Julia
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) CCDA
1 7 (5.79%) CCNA
1 7 (5.79%) CCNP
1 7 (5.79%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (5.79%) JNCIA
1 7 (5.79%) JNCIP
1 7 (5.79%) JNCIS
2 6 (4.96%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.31%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (23.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 28 (23.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (19.01%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 19 (15.70%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (14.88%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (12.40%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (9.92%) Docker
8 8 (6.61%) NFS
8 8 (6.61%) vSphere
9 5 (4.13%) Active Directory
10 4 (3.31%) Squid
11 3 (2.48%) Hyper-V
12 2 (1.65%) KVM
12 2 (1.65%) Samba
12 2 (1.65%) XenApp
12 2 (1.65%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.83%) GPFS
13 1 (0.83%) SRDF
13 1 (0.83%) Veritas File System
13 1 (0.83%) zsh
Systems Management
1 40 (33.06%) Puppet
2 16 (13.22%) Ansible
3 12 (9.92%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 10 (8.26%) Data Guard
5 7 (5.79%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (3.31%) Control-M
8 3 (2.48%) Graphite
8 3 (2.48%) Kibana
8 3 (2.48%) logstash
9 2 (1.65%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.65%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (1.65%) Nagios
9 2 (1.65%) NetBackup
9 2 (1.65%) OpenView
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.83%) Red Hat Satellite
10 1 (0.83%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 62 (51.24%) Red Hat
2 51 (42.15%) Oracle
3 42 (34.71%) IBM
4 39 (32.23%) VMware
5 30 (24.79%) Veritas
6 21 (17.36%) EMC
7 19 (15.70%) HP
8 13 (10.74%) Cisco
9 11 (9.09%) Dell
9 11 (9.09%) Juniper
10 9 (7.44%) Microsoft
10 9 (7.44%) Riverbed
11 6 (4.96%) Software AG
11 6 (4.96%) webMethods
12 4 (3.31%) 3PAR
12 4 (3.31%) SAP
13 3 (2.48%) AppDynamics
13 3 (2.48%) Splunk
13 3 (2.48%) Sun
14 2 (1.65%) Citrix