The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the London region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 354 352 369
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +17
Contract jobs citing SUSE 45 60 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.19% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.84% 1.13% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 51 36
Average daily rate
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£394 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £350 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £603 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - £42.00
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5370 5290 5698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.77% 21.81% 21.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3549 3447 3277
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 £180 £204 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 236 254 376
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £37.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -4.70%
SUSE
England

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +1 4 £550 +37.50% 3
Uxbridge - - - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (58.90%) UNIX
3 34 (46.58%) Red Hat
4 32 (43.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 29 (39.73%) VMware
6 28 (38.36%) AIX
7 26 (35.62%) Windows
7 26 (35.62%) TCP/IP
7 26 (35.62%) IBM
8 24 (32.88%) Shell Script
9 21 (28.77%) Banking
10 20 (27.40%) Change Management
10 20 (27.40%) Java
10 20 (27.40%) Perl
11 19 (26.03%) DNS
12 18 (24.66%) Oracle
13 17 (23.29%) WebLogic
14 16 (21.92%) Apache
14 16 (21.92%) Cisco
14 16 (21.92%) Subversion
14 16 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
15 15 (20.55%) SAN
16 14 (19.18%) Migration
16 14 (19.18%) EMC
16 14 (19.18%) OO
16 14 (19.18%) XML
17 13 (17.81%) vSphere
17 13 (17.81%) Bash Shell
17 13 (17.81%) Oracle Exalogic
17 13 (17.81%) LAMP

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (23.29%) WebLogic
2 16 (21.92%) Apache
3 12 (16.44%) IIS
4 8 (10.96%) WebSphere
5 7 (9.59%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (9.59%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (5.48%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.37%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.37%) SAS
7 1 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.37%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 26 (35.62%) TCP/IP
2 19 (26.03%) DNS
3 15 (20.55%) SAN
4 9 (12.33%) VLAN
4 9 (12.33%) SSL
5 5 (6.85%) LDAP
5 5 (6.85%) LAN
5 5 (6.85%) Firewall
5 5 (6.85%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (5.48%) Network Security
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.48%) WAN
6 4 (5.48%) Ethernet
6 4 (5.48%) VPN
6 4 (5.48%) OSPF
7 3 (4.11%) BGP
7 3 (4.11%) Internet
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (2.74%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) DB2
2 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (6.85%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.48%) MySQL
5 2 (2.74%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) KDB
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Subversion
2 6 (8.22%) Introscope
3 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.37%) JUnit
4 1 (1.37%) JMeter
4 1 (1.37%) JIRA
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle APEX
General
1 21 (28.77%) Banking
2 10 (13.70%) Retail
3 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
4 6 (8.22%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.22%) Finance
5 2 (2.74%) Front Office
5 2 (2.74%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Developer
2 17 (23.29%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (19.18%) Administrator
3 14 (19.18%) Perl Developer
4 11 (15.07%) UNIX Administrator
4 11 (15.07%) Architect
5 8 (10.96%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (4.11%) Data Centre Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Wintel Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.74%) Middleware Consultant
8 2 (2.74%) IT Support
8 2 (2.74%) Configuration Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Senior Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (19.18%) XML
2 13 (17.81%) LAMP
3 6 (8.22%) HTML
3 6 (8.22%) Worklight
4 5 (6.85%) Middleware
5 4 (5.48%) Regular Expression
6 1 (1.37%) VXML
6 1 (1.37%) CSS
6 1 (1.37%) SOAP
6 1 (1.37%) CORBA
6 1 (1.37%) Xerces
6 1 (1.37%) Xalan
6 1 (1.37%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.37%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Oracle Exalogic
2 6 (8.22%) PMI
3 5 (6.85%) AS400
4 4 (5.48%) Replication
4 4 (5.48%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.74%) Fixed Income
5 2 (2.74%) Equities
5 2 (2.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (2.74%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.74%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.37%) CMDB
6 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.37%) Firmware
6 1 (1.37%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 73 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (58.90%) UNIX
3 32 (43.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (38.36%) AIX
5 26 (35.62%) Windows
6 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (16.44%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (10.96%) Solaris
8 6 (8.22%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (4.11%) CentOS
9 3 (4.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.74%) Fedora
11 1 (1.37%) Debian
11 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.37%) openSUSE
11 1 (1.37%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.40%) Change Management
2 14 (19.18%) OO
2 14 (19.18%) Migration
3 10 (13.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (12.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (8.22%) Performance Testing
6 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.48%) Data Virtualisation
6 4 (5.48%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.11%) Web Development
7 3 (4.11%) ITIL
8 2 (2.74%) Low Latency
8 2 (2.74%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (2.74%) DevOps
8 2 (2.74%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (2.74%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.74%) Wealth Management
8 2 (2.74%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.74%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) Shell Script
2 20 (27.40%) Java
2 20 (27.40%) Perl
3 13 (17.81%) Bash Shell
4 12 (16.44%) SQL
5 8 (10.96%) Python
6 7 (9.59%) Jython
7 6 (8.22%) Ruby
8 4 (5.48%) PHP
9 3 (4.11%) C++
10 2 (2.74%) sed
10 2 (2.74%) C
10 2 (2.74%) AWK
11 1 (1.37%) Lisp
11 1 (1.37%) Korn
11 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.37%) C-shell
11 1 (1.37%) C#
11 1 (1.37%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) PMI Certification
2 5 (6.85%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.48%) CCNP
4 1 (1.37%) RHCE
4 1 (1.37%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.37%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (21.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (17.81%) vSphere
3 12 (16.44%) VMware ESX
4 9 (12.33%) Active Directory
5 4 (5.48%) SRDF
5 4 (5.48%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 3 (4.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (4.11%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (4.11%) Xen
6 3 (4.11%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.11%) FreeRADIUS
6 3 (4.11%) NFS
6 3 (4.11%) KVM
7 2 (2.74%) vCloud
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (2.74%) XenServer
8 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.37%) OpenSSH
8 1 (1.37%) MetaFrame
8 1 (1.37%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) BladeLogic
1 6 (8.22%) Puppet
2 2 (2.74%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.74%) CA SiteMinder
2 2 (2.74%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.37%) Nessus
3 1 (1.37%) WMI
3 1 (1.37%) SCCM
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (1.37%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 34 (46.58%) Red Hat
2 29 (39.73%) VMware
3 26 (35.62%) IBM
4 18 (24.66%) Oracle
5 16 (21.92%) Cisco
6 14 (19.18%) EMC
7 10 (13.70%) Citrix
8 7 (9.59%) HP
9 6 (8.22%) BMC
9 6 (8.22%) SAP
9 6 (8.22%) Symantec
9 6 (8.22%) PlateSpin
10 5 (6.85%) CheckPoint
10 5 (6.85%) Hitachi
11 4 (5.48%) NetApp
11 4 (5.48%) Brocade
11 4 (5.48%) CA
11 4 (5.48%) Avaya
12 3 (4.11%) Dell
12 3 (4.11%) Veritas
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