The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE 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 SUSE over the 3 months to 12 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
12 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 352 356 377
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +21
Contract jobs citing SUSE 65 66 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.27% 0.26% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.16% 1.14% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 56 41
Average daily rate
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£388 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £350 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £344 £270
% change year-on-year
-6.18% +27.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.50 - £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.64 - £39.00
SUSE
England

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
5599 5812 5526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.93% 23.13% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 3718 3835 3399
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 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 251 251 329
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.01 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.81% -8.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £27.50 £40.00
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 London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 September 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SUSE across the London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014.

SUSE Hourly Rate Histogram in London

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the London region over the 3 months to 12 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +15 9 £440 +3.52%
New Malden - 1 - - 3
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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.

1 103 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (50.49%) UNIX
3 46 (44.66%) AIX
4 45 (43.69%) IBM
5 42 (40.78%) VMware
6 39 (37.86%) Red Hat
7 37 (35.92%) Shell Script
8 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
8 34 (33.01%) DNS
8 34 (33.01%) Windows
9 30 (29.13%) Change Management
10 29 (28.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (26.21%) Banking
11 27 (26.21%) Oracle
12 26 (25.24%) SAN
13 23 (22.33%) Java
13 23 (22.33%) Apache
14 22 (21.36%) Perl
14 22 (21.36%) SQL
15 20 (19.42%) WebLogic
15 20 (19.42%) Subversion
15 20 (19.42%) Bash Shell
16 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (18.45%) Cisco
17 18 (17.48%) XML
17 18 (17.48%) OO
17 18 (17.48%) vSphere
18 17 (16.50%) Oracle Exalogic
18 17 (16.50%) DB2
18 17 (16.50%) IIS

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 12 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 23 (22.33%) Apache
2 20 (19.42%) WebLogic
3 17 (16.50%) IIS
4 13 (12.62%) IBM HTTP Server
4 13 (12.62%) WebSphere
4 13 (12.62%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (2.91%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (33.01%) TCP/IP
1 34 (33.01%) DNS
2 26 (25.24%) SAN
3 13 (12.62%) VLAN
4 12 (11.65%) Firewall
4 12 (11.65%) Ethernet
5 11 (10.68%) VPN
5 11 (10.68%) Network Security
5 11 (10.68%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (10.68%) NetScaler
5 11 (10.68%) Cisco Nexus
6 10 (9.71%) Cisco ISE
6 10 (9.71%) Internet
6 10 (9.71%) SSL
6 10 (9.71%) BGP
7 9 (8.74%) IPsec
8 6 (5.83%) NAS
8 6 (5.83%) LDAP
9 5 (4.85%) DHCP
10 3 (2.91%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.50%) DB2
2 13 (12.62%) SQL Server
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (4.85%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.88%) MySQL
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Subversion
2 8 (7.77%) Introscope
3 3 (2.91%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (1.94%) Git (software)
General
1 27 (26.21%) Banking
2 16 (15.53%) Retail
3 11 (10.68%) Investment Banking
4 10 (9.71%) Finance
5 4 (3.88%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.91%) Advertising
7 2 (1.94%) Front Office
7 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.94%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.97%) French Language
Job Titles
1 25 (24.27%) Administrator
2 23 (22.33%) Systems Administrator
3 22 (21.36%) Developer
4 19 (18.45%) UNIX Administrator
5 18 (17.48%) Perl Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (7.77%) Architect
8 7 (6.80%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 6 (5.83%) Network Engineer
9 6 (5.83%) Infrastructure Architect
10 5 (4.85%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (4.85%) Linux Administrator
11 4 (3.88%) Data Centre Engineer
12 3 (2.91%) Linux Engineer
12 3 (2.91%) Solaris Systems Administrator
12 3 (2.91%) DBA
12 3 (2.91%) Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) Network Analyst
12 3 (2.91%) Oracle Developer
12 3 (2.91%) Novell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.48%) XML
2 14 (13.59%) LAMP
3 12 (11.65%) Worklight
4 11 (10.68%) Regular Expression
5 8 (7.77%) Middleware
6 6 (5.83%) HTML
7 1 (0.97%) CSS
7 1 (0.97%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.50%) Oracle Exalogic
2 8 (7.77%) PMI
3 6 (5.83%) Firmware
4 4 (3.88%) AS400
5 3 (2.91%) Equities
6 2 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.94%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.94%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.94%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.97%) Replication
7 1 (0.97%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.97%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.97%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 103 (100.00%) Linux
2 52 (50.49%) UNIX
3 46 (44.66%) AIX
4 34 (33.01%) Windows
5 29 (28.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (12.62%) Solaris
7 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (10.68%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (10.68%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
8 3 (2.91%) NetWare
9 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 2 (1.94%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.97%) CentOS
10 1 (0.97%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (29.13%) Change Management
2 18 (17.48%) OO
3 14 (13.59%) Migration
4 11 (10.68%) Load Balancing
5 8 (7.77%) Performance Testing
5 8 (7.77%) Line Management
6 7 (6.80%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.83%) Service Management
7 6 (5.83%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (3.88%) Incident Management
9 3 (2.91%) Web Development
9 3 (2.91%) ITIL
9 3 (2.91%) Project Management
9 3 (2.91%) Low Latency
10 2 (1.94%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (1.94%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.94%) Performance Analysis
10 2 (1.94%) Performance Management
10 2 (1.94%) Six Sigma
10 2 (1.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 37 (35.92%) Shell Script
2 23 (22.33%) Java
3 22 (21.36%) Perl
3 22 (21.36%) SQL
4 20 (19.42%) Bash Shell
5 13 (12.62%) Jython
6 3 (2.91%) Ruby
6 3 (2.91%) Python
6 3 (2.91%) PHP
6 3 (2.91%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.94%) C
7 2 (1.94%) C++
8 1 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.97%) VB
8 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (7.77%) PMI Certification
2 3 (2.91%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.94%) CNE
3 2 (1.94%) Novell Certification
3 2 (1.94%) CCNP
4 1 (0.97%) CCNA
4 1 (0.97%) CCDA
4 1 (0.97%) RHCE
4 1 (0.97%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (0.97%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.97%) JNCIS
4 1 (0.97%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.97%) LPIC
4 1 (0.97%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.97%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (18.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (17.48%) vSphere
3 10 (9.71%) FreeRADIUS
4 8 (7.77%) VMware ESX
5 7 (6.80%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (6.80%) Active Directory
6 5 (4.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (2.91%) NDS
7 3 (2.91%) Novell eDirectory
7 3 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.94%) NFS
9 1 (0.97%) MetaFrame
9 1 (0.97%) SRDF
9 1 (0.97%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 9 (8.74%) Puppet
2 5 (4.85%) BladeLogic
2 5 (4.85%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Satellite
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 2 (1.94%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (1.94%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.97%) WMI
4 1 (0.97%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.97%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.97%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.97%) SCCM
4 1 (0.97%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (43.69%) IBM
2 42 (40.78%) VMware
3 39 (37.86%) Red Hat
4 27 (26.21%) Oracle
5 19 (18.45%) Cisco
6 16 (15.53%) EMC
7 13 (12.62%) Citrix
8 11 (10.68%) CheckPoint
9 8 (7.77%) HP
10 7 (6.80%) CA
10 7 (6.80%) Veritas
11 6 (5.83%) PlateSpin
11 6 (5.83%) SAP
12 5 (4.85%) Dell
12 5 (4.85%) Splunk
12 5 (4.85%) BMC
13 4 (3.88%) Symantec
13 4 (3.88%) NetApp
14 3 (2.91%) Novell
15 2 (1.94%) Sun