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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 368 353 362
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Contract jobs citing SUSE 43 61 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.18% 0.25% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.80% 1.16% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 51 35
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 £280 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £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
5350 5248 5673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.66% 21.65% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3534 3415 3266
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 £202 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £323
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +0.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 239 254 377
Average hourly rate £15.93 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
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 25 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 25 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 +7 4 £550 +37.50% 4
Uxbridge - - - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 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 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (57.75%) UNIX
3 32 (45.07%) Red Hat
4 30 (42.25%) VMware
4 30 (42.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (39.44%) AIX
6 26 (36.62%) Windows
6 26 (36.62%) IBM
7 23 (32.39%) TCP/IP
7 23 (32.39%) Shell Script
8 19 (26.76%) Change Management
8 19 (26.76%) Java
8 19 (26.76%) Oracle
9 18 (25.35%) DNS
9 18 (25.35%) Banking
10 17 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 17 (23.94%) Perl
11 16 (22.54%) WebLogic
11 16 (22.54%) Cisco
11 16 (22.54%) Apache
12 15 (21.13%) SAN
13 14 (19.72%) Migration
13 14 (19.72%) EMC
14 13 (18.31%) OO
14 13 (18.31%) XML
14 13 (18.31%) VMware ESX
14 13 (18.31%) Subversion
14 13 (18.31%) vSphere
15 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
15 12 (16.90%) Oracle Exalogic

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 25 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 16 (22.54%) Apache
1 16 (22.54%) WebLogic
2 12 (16.90%) IIS
3 8 (11.27%) WebSphere
4 7 (9.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (9.86%) IBM HTTP Server
5 4 (5.63%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.41%) MS Exchange
6 1 (1.41%) SAS
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.63%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (32.39%) TCP/IP
2 18 (25.35%) DNS
3 15 (21.13%) SAN
4 9 (12.68%) VLAN
4 9 (12.68%) SSL
5 5 (7.04%) LDAP
5 5 (7.04%) LAN
5 5 (7.04%) Firewall
5 5 (7.04%) NetScaler
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (5.63%) Network Security
6 4 (5.63%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (5.63%) WAN
6 4 (5.63%) Ethernet
6 4 (5.63%) VPN
6 4 (5.63%) OSPF
7 3 (4.23%) BGP
7 3 (4.23%) Internet
7 3 (4.23%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (2.82%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.49%) DB2
2 6 (8.45%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (8.45%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.63%) MySQL
4 3 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.41%) KDB
5 1 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Subversion
2 6 (8.45%) Introscope
3 1 (1.41%) JMeter
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.41%) JUnit
General
1 18 (25.35%) Banking
2 10 (14.08%) Retail
3 7 (9.86%) Finance
4 6 (8.45%) Telecoms
5 5 (7.04%) Investment Banking
6 2 (2.82%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Developer
2 16 (22.54%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (19.72%) Administrator
4 13 (18.31%) Perl Developer
5 11 (15.49%) UNIX Administrator
5 11 (15.49%) Architect
6 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Network Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (4.23%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) IT Support
9 2 (2.82%) Configuration Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Wintel Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (18.31%) XML
2 12 (16.90%) LAMP
3 6 (8.45%) HTML
3 6 (8.45%) Worklight
4 4 (5.63%) Regular Expression
5 3 (4.23%) Middleware
6 1 (1.41%) VXML
6 1 (1.41%) CSS
6 1 (1.41%) SOAP
6 1 (1.41%) CORBA
6 1 (1.41%) Xerces
6 1 (1.41%) Xalan
6 1 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.41%) wxWidgets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Oracle Exalogic
2 6 (8.45%) PMI
3 5 (7.04%) AS400
4 4 (5.63%) Replication
4 4 (5.63%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.82%) Market Risk
5 2 (2.82%) Open Source
6 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.41%) Firmware
6 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.41%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 71 (100.00%) Linux
2 41 (57.75%) UNIX
3 30 (42.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 28 (39.44%) AIX
5 26 (36.62%) Windows
6 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (16.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (11.27%) Solaris
8 7 (9.86%) Oracle Linux
9 4 (5.63%) CentOS
10 3 (4.23%) Fedora
10 3 (4.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.41%) Debian
11 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (1.41%) openSUSE
11 1 (1.41%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (26.76%) Change Management
2 14 (19.72%) Migration
3 13 (18.31%) OO
4 10 (14.08%) Root Cause Analysis
5 9 (12.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.45%) Performance Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
7 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
7 4 (5.63%) Data Virtualisation
8 3 (4.23%) DevOps
8 3 (4.23%) Web Development
9 2 (2.82%) Wealth Management
9 2 (2.82%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity
9 2 (2.82%) Project Management
10 1 (1.41%) Service Management
10 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
10 1 (1.41%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) Shell Script
2 19 (26.76%) Java
3 17 (23.94%) Perl
4 12 (16.90%) SQL
4 12 (16.90%) Bash Shell
5 7 (9.86%) Python
5 7 (9.86%) Jython
6 5 (7.04%) Ruby
7 4 (5.63%) PHP
8 3 (4.23%) AWK
8 3 (4.23%) sed
9 1 (1.41%) Lisp
9 1 (1.41%) Korn
9 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) C-shell
9 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.41%) VB
9 1 (1.41%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.41%) C#
9 1 (1.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) PMI Certification
2 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.63%) CCNP
4 1 (1.41%) RHCE
4 1 (1.41%) Linux+ Certification
4 1 (1.41%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (23.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.31%) VMware ESX
2 13 (18.31%) vSphere
3 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
4 4 (5.63%) Xen
4 4 (5.63%) SRDF
4 4 (5.63%) EMC RecoverPoint
4 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.63%) KVM
5 3 (4.23%) FreeRADIUS
5 3 (4.23%) vCloud
5 3 (4.23%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 3 (4.23%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (4.23%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (4.23%) XenServer
6 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.41%) OpenSSH
6 1 (1.41%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.41%) Samba
6 1 (1.41%) Snort
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) BladeLogic
2 4 (5.63%) Puppet
3 2 (2.82%) ZABBIX
3 2 (2.82%) CA SiteMinder
3 2 (2.82%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (1.41%) Nessus
4 1 (1.41%) WMI
4 1 (1.41%) SCCM
4 1 (1.41%) SCOM
4 1 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (45.07%) Red Hat
2 30 (42.25%) VMware
3 26 (36.62%) IBM
4 19 (26.76%) Oracle
5 16 (22.54%) Cisco
6 14 (19.72%) EMC
7 11 (15.49%) Citrix
8 7 (9.86%) HP
9 6 (8.45%) BMC
9 6 (8.45%) SAP
9 6 (8.45%) Symantec
9 6 (8.45%) PlateSpin
10 5 (7.04%) CheckPoint
10 5 (7.04%) Hitachi
11 4 (5.63%) NetApp
11 4 (5.63%) Brocade
11 4 (5.63%) CA
11 4 (5.63%) Avaya
12 3 (4.23%) Dell
12 3 (4.23%) Veritas
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