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 7 May 2015 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 392 378 295
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -83
Contract jobs citing SUSE 20 30 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.13% 0.40%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.42% 0.60% 1.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 72
Average daily rate
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£425 £400 £404
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £560 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £418 £368
% change year-on-year
-4.19% +13.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £50.00 - £24.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £27.50
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
4806 5011 4432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.42% 21.19% 20.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 3204 3430 2917
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £347 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.58% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 244 233
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.17 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -0.78%

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 7 May 2015.

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 7 May 2015. 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
Croydon -3 5 £475 -13.63%
City of London +13 3 £425 +0.05% 1
New Malden - 1 - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 66 (94.29%) Linux
2 51 (72.86%) Red Hat
3 48 (68.57%) UNIX
4 46 (65.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 36 (51.43%) Perl
6 33 (47.14%) TCP/IP
7 29 (41.43%) Finance
7 29 (41.43%) Banking
8 26 (37.14%) Shell Script
8 26 (37.14%) Solaris
9 25 (35.71%) EMC
10 24 (34.29%) Oracle
11 23 (32.86%) OO
11 23 (32.86%) SAN
12 22 (31.43%) Java
13 21 (30.00%) HP
14 19 (27.14%) Veritas
14 19 (27.14%) DNS
14 19 (27.14%) WebLogic
14 19 (27.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 19 (27.14%) Puppet
15 18 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
15 18 (25.71%) Ruby
15 18 (25.71%) Configuration Management
16 17 (24.29%) Change Management
16 17 (24.29%) VMware
16 17 (24.29%) Clustering
16 17 (24.29%) XML
16 17 (24.29%) ITIL
17 16 (22.86%) Middleware

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, 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 19 (27.14%) WebLogic
2 10 (14.29%) IIS
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.14%) Apache
3 5 (7.14%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 1 (1.43%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) GitHub
2 4 (5.71%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (47.14%) TCP/IP
2 23 (32.86%) SAN
3 19 (27.14%) DNS
4 9 (12.86%) NAS
5 8 (11.43%) HTTP
6 6 (8.57%) Firewall
6 6 (8.57%) SSL
7 5 (7.14%) LAN
7 5 (7.14%) WAN
7 5 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
8 4 (5.71%) VPN
9 3 (4.29%) Ethernet
9 3 (4.29%) Internet
10 2 (2.86%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (2.86%) Cisco ISE
10 2 (2.86%) NetScaler
10 2 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.86%) Network Security
10 2 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.86%) DB2
4 2 (2.86%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.29%) Subversion
General
1 29 (41.43%) Finance
1 29 (41.43%) Banking
2 9 (12.86%) Investment Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.43%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (24.29%) Developer
2 16 (22.86%) Perl Developer
3 7 (10.00%) Administrator
3 7 (10.00%) UNIX Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Wintel Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Storage Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) UNIX Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.29%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Senior Wintel Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) UNIX Consultant
8 2 (2.86%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (2.86%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.86%) Technical Services Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.29%) XML
2 16 (22.86%) Middleware
3 3 (4.29%) Web Services
3 3 (4.29%) HTML
3 3 (4.29%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (2.86%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.43%) .NET
5 1 (1.43%) JDBC
5 1 (1.43%) Servlets
5 1 (1.43%) LAMP
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.43%) Spring
5 1 (1.43%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (24.29%) Clustering
2 15 (21.43%) Oracle Exalogic
3 11 (15.71%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.57%) Open Source
5 5 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.71%) Symmetrix DMX
6 4 (5.71%) Wiki
7 3 (4.29%) Eurex
8 2 (2.86%) Replication
9 1 (1.43%) AS400
9 1 (1.43%) GIS
9 1 (1.43%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.43%) PKI
9 1 (1.43%) CMDB
9 1 (1.43%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 66 (94.29%) Linux
2 48 (68.57%) UNIX
3 46 (65.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (37.14%) Solaris
5 15 (21.43%) Windows
5 15 (21.43%) AIX
6 13 (18.57%) Oracle Linux
7 12 (17.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (15.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (10.00%) HPUX
10 7 (10.00%) Ubuntu
10 7 (10.00%) CentOS
11 5 (7.14%) Slackware
12 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
12 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
13 2 (2.86%) Debian
13 2 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.86%) OO
2 18 (25.71%) Configuration Management
3 17 (24.29%) Change Management
3 17 (24.29%) ITIL
4 12 (17.14%) Service Management
5 11 (15.71%) ITSM
6 10 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (12.86%) Algorithmic Trading
7 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (12.86%) Low Latency
8 7 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (8.57%) Migration
10 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
10 5 (7.14%) DevOps
11 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
11 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
12 3 (4.29%) Project Management
12 3 (4.29%) Content Management
12 3 (4.29%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 36 (51.43%) Perl
2 26 (37.14%) Shell Script
3 22 (31.43%) Java
4 18 (25.71%) Ruby
5 9 (12.86%) Python
5 9 (12.86%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.57%) SQL
7 5 (7.14%) Korn
7 5 (7.14%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.86%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.43%) PHP
9 1 (1.43%) VBScript
9 1 (1.43%) AWK
9 1 (1.43%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 8 (11.43%) Degree
2 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) CCNP
3 1 (1.43%) CCNA
3 1 (1.43%) CCDA
3 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.43%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.43%) JNCIS
3 1 (1.43%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.43%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
1 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (27.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) vSphere
3 7 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.86%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (2.86%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.43%) Firmware
6 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (27.14%) Puppet
2 18 (25.71%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (17.14%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 4 (5.71%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (2.86%) SCOM
6 1 (1.43%) SCCM
6 1 (1.43%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 51 (72.86%) Red Hat
2 25 (35.71%) EMC
3 24 (34.29%) Oracle
4 21 (30.00%) HP
5 19 (27.14%) Veritas
6 17 (24.29%) VMware
7 10 (14.29%) Cisco
7 10 (14.29%) NetApp
8 9 (12.86%) IBM
9 8 (11.43%) Dell
10 6 (8.57%) Microsoft
11 5 (7.14%) Sun
11 5 (7.14%) Compaq
11 5 (7.14%) SGI
11 5 (7.14%) Brocade
12 3 (4.29%) Fidessa
12 3 (4.29%) Citrix
12 3 (4.29%) Sybase
12 3 (4.29%) CQG
12 3 (4.29%) Reuters
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