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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 357 373 366
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -7
Contract jobs citing SUSE 57 58 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.23% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.03% 1.01% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 47 38
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 £272 £350 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £508 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £331 £281
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.88 - £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
5522 5726 5565
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.70% 22.89% 21.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 3746 3385
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 262 346
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £28.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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 8 £433 +1.76%
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 91 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (51.65%) UNIX
3 39 (42.86%) AIX
4 38 (41.76%) IBM
5 37 (40.66%) VMware
6 35 (38.46%) Red Hat
7 33 (36.26%) Shell Script
8 32 (35.16%) TCP/IP
8 32 (35.16%) Windows
9 31 (34.07%) DNS
10 28 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (29.67%) Change Management
12 26 (28.57%) Banking
13 22 (24.18%) SAN
13 22 (24.18%) Java
13 22 (24.18%) Oracle
14 21 (23.08%) Apache
15 19 (20.88%) WebLogic
15 19 (20.88%) Perl
15 19 (20.88%) SQL
15 19 (20.88%) Subversion
16 17 (18.68%) XML
16 17 (18.68%) OO
16 17 (18.68%) Cisco
17 16 (17.58%) Retail
17 16 (17.58%) vSphere
17 16 (17.58%) Bash Shell
17 16 (17.58%) Oracle Exalogic
18 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
18 15 (16.48%) DB2

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 21 (23.08%) Apache
2 19 (20.88%) WebLogic
3 15 (16.48%) IIS
4 9 (9.89%) IBM HTTP Server
4 9 (9.89%) WebSphere
4 9 (9.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.10%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.10%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (35.16%) TCP/IP
2 31 (34.07%) DNS
3 22 (24.18%) SAN
4 11 (12.09%) VLAN
5 10 (10.99%) Firewall
5 10 (10.99%) Ethernet
6 9 (9.89%) SSL
6 9 (9.89%) VPN
6 9 (9.89%) Network Security
6 9 (9.89%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (9.89%) NetScaler
6 9 (9.89%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (8.79%) Cisco ISE
7 8 (8.79%) Internet
7 8 (8.79%) BGP
8 7 (7.69%) IPsec
9 6 (6.59%) NAS
10 5 (5.49%) DHCP
10 5 (5.49%) LDAP
11 3 (3.30%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (16.48%) DB2
2 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.40%) MySQL
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (4.40%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (20.88%) Subversion
2 7 (7.69%) Introscope
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
3 2 (2.20%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (28.57%) Banking
2 16 (17.58%) Retail
3 10 (10.99%) Investment Banking
4 9 (9.89%) Finance
5 3 (3.30%) Advertising
5 3 (3.30%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.20%) Front Office
6 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.20%) Private Banking
7 1 (1.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 23 (25.27%) Administrator
2 22 (24.18%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (21.98%) Developer
4 17 (18.68%) UNIX Administrator
4 17 (18.68%) Perl Developer
5 8 (8.79%) Architect
6 6 (6.59%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (5.49%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 5 (5.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Network Engineer
8 4 (4.40%) Data Centre Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) DBA
9 3 (3.30%) Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.30%) Novell Engineer
9 3 (3.30%) Solaris Administrator
9 3 (3.30%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.20%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (18.68%) XML
2 14 (15.38%) LAMP
3 9 (9.89%) Regular Expression
4 8 (8.79%) Worklight
5 6 (6.59%) Middleware
5 6 (6.59%) HTML
6 1 (1.10%) CSS
6 1 (1.10%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Oracle Exalogic
2 7 (7.69%) PMI
3 5 (5.49%) Firmware
4 4 (4.40%) AS400
5 3 (3.30%) Equities
6 2 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (2.20%) Market Risk
6 2 (2.20%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.20%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.10%) Replication
7 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.10%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.10%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 91 (100.00%) Linux
2 47 (51.65%) UNIX
3 39 (42.86%) AIX
4 32 (35.16%) Windows
5 28 (30.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (12.09%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (10.99%) Solaris
8 9 (9.89%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (3.30%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.30%) NetWare
10 2 (2.20%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.20%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.10%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.10%) CentOS
11 1 (1.10%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (29.67%) Change Management
2 17 (18.68%) OO
3 14 (15.38%) Migration
4 9 (9.89%) Load Balancing
5 7 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 7 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (6.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.49%) Service Management
8 4 (4.40%) Incident Management
9 3 (3.30%) Web Development
9 3 (3.30%) ITIL
9 3 (3.30%) Project Management
9 3 (3.30%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.20%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (2.20%) Electronic Trading
10 2 (2.20%) Six Sigma
10 2 (2.20%) Business Continuity
10 2 (2.20%) Wealth Management
10 2 (2.20%) Problem Management
10 2 (2.20%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.26%) Shell Script
2 22 (24.18%) Java
3 19 (20.88%) Perl
3 19 (20.88%) SQL
4 16 (17.58%) Bash Shell
5 9 (9.89%) Jython
6 3 (3.30%) Ruby
6 3 (3.30%) Python
6 3 (3.30%) PHP
7 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.20%) C
7 2 (2.20%) C++
8 1 (1.10%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.10%) VB
8 1 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.69%) PMI Certification
2 3 (3.30%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.20%) CNE
3 2 (2.20%) Novell Certification
3 2 (2.20%) CCNP
4 1 (1.10%) CCNA
4 1 (1.10%) CCDA
4 1 (1.10%) RHCE
4 1 (1.10%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.10%) JNCIA
4 1 (1.10%) JNCIS
4 1 (1.10%) JNCIP
4 1 (1.10%) LPIC
4 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (17.58%) vSphere
2 15 (16.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.79%) FreeRADIUS
4 7 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 6 (6.59%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (6.59%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.40%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 3 (3.30%) NDS
7 3 (3.30%) Novell eDirectory
7 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.20%) NFS
9 1 (1.10%) MetaFrame
9 1 (1.10%) SRDF
9 1 (1.10%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 7 (7.69%) Puppet
2 5 (5.49%) BladeLogic
3 4 (4.40%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.20%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.10%) WMI
5 1 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.10%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.10%) SCCM
5 1 (1.10%) SCOM
5 1 (1.10%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.10%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 38 (41.76%) IBM
2 37 (40.66%) VMware
3 35 (38.46%) Red Hat
4 22 (24.18%) Oracle
5 17 (18.68%) Cisco
6 14 (15.38%) EMC
7 11 (12.09%) Citrix
8 9 (9.89%) CheckPoint
9 8 (8.79%) HP
10 6 (6.59%) SAP
10 6 (6.59%) CA
10 6 (6.59%) Veritas
10 6 (6.59%) PlateSpin
11 5 (5.49%) BMC
11 5 (5.49%) Dell
12 4 (4.40%) Splunk
13 3 (3.30%) NetApp
13 3 (3.30%) Novell
14 2 (2.20%) Sun
14 2 (2.20%) Symantec
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