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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 403 378 360
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -18
Contract jobs citing SUSE 22 45 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.094% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 0.84% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 22 51
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£450 £394 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £285 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £603 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £163 £323 £330
% change year-on-year
-49.61% -2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £19.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-29.82% -
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
5012 5334 5302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 21.35% 22.68% 21.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 3397 3535 3444
Average daily rate £400 £395 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% +1.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £183 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 234 259
Average hourly rate £18.00 £15.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.91%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.70 £12.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £27.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.00 £16.23
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -7.55%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 -14 6 £494 +32.55%
City of London -8 5 £451 -18.09%
Paddington - 2 £450 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 32 (78.05%) Red Hat
3 23 (56.10%) Windows
4 22 (53.66%) SAN
4 22 (53.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (51.22%) EMC
5 21 (51.22%) VMware
6 19 (46.34%) Finance
7 17 (41.46%) UNIX
8 15 (36.59%) Oracle
9 14 (34.15%) AIX
9 14 (34.15%) IIS
9 14 (34.15%) vSphere
10 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
10 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
10 13 (31.71%) HP
11 12 (29.27%) Veritas
11 12 (29.27%) Solaris
11 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (29.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 11 (26.83%) Puppet
12 11 (26.83%) Root Cause Analysis
12 11 (26.83%) Dell
12 11 (26.83%) IBM
13 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
13 10 (24.39%) Perl
13 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
13 10 (24.39%) Oracle Linux

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (34.15%) IIS
2 4 (9.76%) Apache
3 2 (4.88%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.88%) WordPress
4 1 (2.44%) Lync
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (53.66%) SAN
2 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
3 6 (14.63%) LAN
3 6 (14.63%) WAN
3 6 (14.63%) NAS
4 5 (12.20%) VPN
5 4 (9.76%) Firewall
5 4 (9.76%) VLAN
6 3 (7.32%) Network Security
6 3 (7.32%) DNS
6 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
7 2 (4.88%) IPsec
7 2 (4.88%) OSPF
7 2 (4.88%) BGP
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (4.88%) ATM
7 2 (4.88%) Internet
7 2 (4.88%) Unified Communications
7 2 (4.88%) NetScaler
7 2 (4.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.88%) MySQL
3 2 (4.88%) DB2
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.44%) SAP BW
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Administrator
2 8 (19.51%) Wintel Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Linux Administrator
3 6 (14.63%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (12.20%) Design Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) UNIX Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 3 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Solaris Administrator
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) UNIX Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (2.44%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.07%) Middleware
2 2 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (4.88%) Regular Expression
3 1 (2.44%) .NET
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.88%) AS400
5 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) GIS
5 1 (2.44%) PKI
5 1 (2.44%) CMDB
5 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.44%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 39 (95.12%) Linux
2 23 (56.10%) Windows
3 22 (53.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 17 (41.46%) UNIX
5 14 (34.15%) AIX
6 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (31.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (29.27%) Solaris
8 10 (24.39%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (24.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (19.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (9.76%) CentOS
11 3 (7.32%) Ubuntu
12 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
12 2 (4.88%) Debian
13 1 (2.44%) HPUX
13 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (29.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (26.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (24.39%) Configuration Management
4 8 (19.51%) ITIL
5 7 (17.07%) Service Management
6 6 (14.63%) OO
6 6 (14.63%) ITSM
7 5 (12.20%) Change Management
8 3 (7.32%) Migration
8 3 (7.32%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (7.32%) Algorithmic Trading
8 3 (7.32%) Low Latency
8 3 (7.32%) Security Hardening
8 3 (7.32%) Server Building
9 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
9 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
9 2 (4.88%) Resource Management
9 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
9 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Perl
2 7 (17.07%) Ruby
3 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
4 5 (12.20%) Bash Shell
4 5 (12.20%) SQL
5 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
6 2 (4.88%) Java
6 2 (4.88%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
7 1 (2.44%) ABAP
7 1 (2.44%) AWK
7 1 (2.44%) C-shell
7 1 (2.44%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
2 3 (7.32%) CCNP
2 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) CCDA
4 1 (2.44%) CITP
4 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
4 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
4 1 (2.44%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.44%) MCDST
4 1 (2.44%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (34.15%) vSphere
2 13 (31.71%) Active Directory
3 12 (29.27%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 9 (21.95%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (14.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (14.63%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 3 (7.32%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.88%) VMware Server
7 2 (4.88%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (26.83%) Puppet
2 6 (14.63%) BladeLogic
2 6 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (14.63%) HP Operations Orchestration
3 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Satellite
4 2 (4.88%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (2.44%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.44%) SCCM
5 1 (2.44%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Red Hat
2 21 (51.22%) EMC
2 21 (51.22%) VMware
3 15 (36.59%) Oracle
4 13 (31.71%) HP
5 12 (29.27%) Veritas
6 11 (26.83%) Dell
6 11 (26.83%) IBM
7 10 (24.39%) Microsoft
8 8 (19.51%) NetApp
8 8 (19.51%) Citrix
9 4 (9.76%) BMC
9 4 (9.76%) Cisco
10 2 (4.88%) Lancope
10 2 (4.88%) CA
10 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
11 1 (2.44%) Reuters
11 1 (2.44%) Bloomberg
11 1 (2.44%) NYFIX
11 1 (2.44%) EasyScreen