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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 385 298 390
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +92
Contract jobs citing SUSE 27 91 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.11% 0.42% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 2.06% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 75 31
Average daily rate £438 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £330 £360
% change year-on-year
+28.78% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £27.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -21.42%
Operating Systems Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
5005 4415 5461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.69% 20.44% 19.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3372 2869 3369
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £220 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.58% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 232 234 319
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £135.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -23 7 £425 -5.55% 4
Harrow - - - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (72.88%) UNIX
3 40 (67.80%) Red Hat
4 35 (59.32%) VMware
5 28 (47.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 22 (37.29%) IBM
6 22 (37.29%) SAN
7 21 (35.59%) Solaris
8 20 (33.90%) AIX
8 20 (33.90%) Shell Script
8 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (32.20%) Windows
9 19 (32.20%) Oracle
10 17 (28.81%) EMC
11 16 (27.12%) VMware ESX
12 14 (23.73%) Perl
12 14 (23.73%) vSphere
13 13 (22.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
13 13 (22.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 13 (22.03%) Veritas
14 12 (20.34%) Citrix
14 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
14 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
15 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
15 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
15 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
15 10 (16.95%) Finance
15 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
15 10 (16.95%) Active Directory

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (15.25%) SharePoint
2 6 (10.17%) Apache
3 5 (8.47%) IIS
3 5 (8.47%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.78%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (6.78%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (6.78%) WebLogic
5 3 (5.08%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.39%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.69%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) IaaS
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 22 (37.29%) SAN
2 12 (20.34%) TCP/IP
3 7 (11.86%) WAN
4 5 (8.47%) LAN
4 5 (8.47%) NetScaler
5 4 (6.78%) VLAN
5 4 (6.78%) OSPF
5 4 (6.78%) LDAP
6 3 (5.08%) DNS
6 3 (5.08%) SSL
6 3 (5.08%) Firewall
7 2 (3.39%) SSH
7 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (3.39%) FTP
8 1 (1.69%) VPN
8 1 (1.69%) NetScreen
8 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (1.69%) Junos
8 1 (1.69%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle Database
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 10g
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Exadata
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.39%) DataStage
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.69%) DB2
4 1 (1.69%) QualityStage
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.69%) KDB
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Subversion
2 2 (3.39%) Introscope
3 1 (1.69%) JUnit
3 1 (1.69%) JMeter
3 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 10 (16.95%) Telecoms
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 7 (11.86%) Banking
3 6 (10.17%) Retail
4 3 (5.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Administrator
2 18 (30.51%) UNIX Administrator
3 12 (20.34%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (11.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 7 (11.86%) Systems Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Developer
5 6 (10.17%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Wintel Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Architect
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (8.47%) Server Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.08%) Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Perl Developer
9 2 (3.39%) WebSphere Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) DataStage Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) Worklight
2 3 (5.08%) HTML
2 3 (5.08%) XML
2 3 (5.08%) Middleware
3 2 (3.39%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) SOAP
4 1 (1.69%) CORBA
4 1 (1.69%) LAMP
4 1 (1.69%) Java EE
4 1 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (1.69%) wxWidgets
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.69%) Xerces
4 1 (1.69%) Xalan
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.25%) Wiki
2 8 (13.56%) Symmetrix DMX
3 4 (6.78%) Replication
4 3 (5.08%) Mainframe
4 3 (5.08%) AS400
5 2 (3.39%) Open Source
5 2 (3.39%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.39%) PMI
6 1 (1.69%) Oracle Exalogic
6 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 59 (100.00%) Linux
2 43 (72.88%) UNIX
3 28 (47.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 21 (35.59%) Solaris
5 20 (33.90%) AIX
6 19 (32.20%) Windows
7 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (10.17%) CentOS
8 6 (10.17%) Fedora
9 5 (8.47%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (5.08%) Ubuntu
11 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (3.39%) Debian
12 1 (1.69%) HPUX
12 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.69%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.69%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) Root Cause Analysis
1 10 (16.95%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (13.56%) ITIL
3 7 (11.86%) RDF
4 4 (6.78%) Data Protection
4 4 (6.78%) Data Virtualisation
4 4 (6.78%) Change Management
4 4 (6.78%) Migration
5 3 (5.08%) OO
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.39%) Data Migration
6 2 (3.39%) Web Development
6 2 (3.39%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.39%) ITSM
6 2 (3.39%) Service Management
7 1 (1.69%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.69%) SIEM
7 1 (1.69%) Change Control
7 1 (1.69%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.69%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.90%) Shell Script
2 14 (23.73%) Perl
3 10 (16.95%) Bash Shell
4 9 (15.25%) Python
5 8 (13.56%) Korn
6 6 (10.17%) Ruby
7 5 (8.47%) Java
7 5 (8.47%) AWK
7 5 (8.47%) sed
8 4 (6.78%) Jython
9 3 (5.08%) SQL
10 2 (3.39%) PHP
10 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
10 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
11 1 (1.69%) C
11 1 (1.69%) C#
11 1 (1.69%) C++
11 1 (1.69%) VBScript
11 1 (1.69%) Lisp
11 1 (1.69%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) ISEB
1 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (6.78%) CCNP
2 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (33.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (27.12%) VMware ESX
3 14 (23.73%) vSphere
4 13 (22.03%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 13 (22.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 10 (16.95%) Active Directory
6 6 (10.17%) Oracle RAC
6 6 (10.17%) Xen
6 6 (10.17%) KVM
6 6 (10.17%) XenServer
7 5 (8.47%) XenApp
7 5 (8.47%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (8.47%) XenDesktop
7 5 (8.47%) vCloud
8 4 (6.78%) SRDF
8 4 (6.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 2 (3.39%) Samba
9 2 (3.39%) NFS
10 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.69%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 5 (8.47%) BladeLogic
2 3 (5.08%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.39%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.69%) Nagios
4 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.69%) Puppet
4 1 (1.69%) Zenoss
4 1 (1.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 40 (67.80%) Red Hat
2 35 (59.32%) VMware
3 22 (37.29%) IBM
4 19 (32.20%) Oracle
5 17 (28.81%) EMC
6 13 (22.03%) Veritas
7 12 (20.34%) Citrix
8 10 (16.95%) HP
9 7 (11.86%) Sun
9 7 (11.86%) Cisco
10 6 (10.17%) Symantec
11 5 (8.47%) Intel
11 5 (8.47%) BMC
11 5 (8.47%) Hitachi
11 5 (8.47%) NetApp
11 5 (8.47%) AppSense
11 5 (8.47%) Wyse
12 4 (6.78%) Brocade
12 4 (6.78%) Avaya
13 3 (5.08%) Sybase
London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
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Annapurna
Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Rate: £250 - £380 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Rate: €500 - €800 per day
Posted: 16 days ago