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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 365 355 382
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +27
Contract jobs citing SUSE 46 50 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.22% 0.24% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.07% 1.05% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 30 20
Average daily rate £425 £450 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £360 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £539 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.63 -
% change year-on-year
-40.19% -
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
4288 4777 4694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 20.28% 22.93% 21.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2918 3300 3086
Average daily rate £425 £401 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.11% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £307
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +9.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 149 205
Average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £15.75 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +41 8 £425 -22.72% 2
New Malden - 5 - -
Paddington - 2 - -
Croydon -14 1 £525 +7.69%
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 75 (94.94%) Linux
2 51 (64.56%) Unix
3 46 (58.23%) Red Hat
4 37 (46.84%) IBM
5 29 (36.71%) Finance
6 27 (34.18%) VMware
7 26 (32.91%) Windows
8 25 (31.65%) AIX
8 25 (31.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (29.11%) SAN
10 22 (27.85%) Perl
11 21 (26.58%) Oracle
11 21 (26.58%) Solaris
11 21 (26.58%) EMC
12 20 (25.32%) TCP/IP
13 19 (24.05%) HP
13 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 18 (22.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
14 18 (22.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 18 (22.78%) Veritas
14 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
15 17 (21.52%) Banking
16 16 (20.25%) Bash Shell
17 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
18 14 (17.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 13 (16.46%) SQL
19 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
19 13 (16.46%) VMware ESXi
20 12 (15.19%) NAS
20 12 (15.19%) Shell Script

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 8 (10.13%) IIS
2 7 (8.86%) Apache
2 7 (8.86%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.59%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.53%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (2.53%) MQSeries
4 2 (2.53%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
4 2 (2.53%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.27%) FileNet
5 1 (1.27%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.27%) WebLogic Portal
5 1 (1.27%) WebSphere Portal
5 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.80%) MS Office
2 3 (3.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.27%) IaaS
2 1 (1.27%) PaaS
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (29.11%) SAN
2 20 (25.32%) TCP/IP
3 12 (15.19%) NAS
4 11 (13.92%) Firewall
4 11 (13.92%) HTTP
5 10 (12.66%) DNS
6 9 (11.39%) LAN
6 9 (11.39%) WAN
7 6 (7.59%) DHCP
7 6 (7.59%) Ethernet
7 6 (7.59%) LDAP
7 6 (7.59%) SSH
7 6 (7.59%) VPN
7 6 (7.59%) Wireshark
8 5 (6.33%) FTP
8 5 (6.33%) Network Security
8 5 (6.33%) SSL
9 4 (5.06%) ATM
9 4 (5.06%) Multicast
9 4 (5.06%) Unicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) Oracle Database
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.33%) DB2
4 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.27%) MySQL
5 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Subversion
2 5 (6.33%) JIRA
3 4 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.80%) Selenium
4 3 (3.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.27%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (36.71%) Finance
2 17 (21.52%) Banking
3 7 (8.86%) Investment Banking
4 6 (7.59%) Front Office
4 6 (7.59%) Telecoms
5 4 (5.06%) Retail
6 2 (2.53%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.27%) Billing
7 1 (1.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (26.58%) Administrator
2 16 (20.25%) Unix Administrator
3 14 (17.72%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (16.46%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 12 (15.19%) Linux Administrator
5 12 (15.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (11.39%) Unix Engineer
7 7 (8.86%) Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Architect
8 6 (7.59%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (6.33%) Linux Engineer
9 5 (6.33%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) Consultant
10 4 (5.06%) Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Solaris Administrator
10 4 (5.06%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 4 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.80%) Applications Support
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.66%) Web Services
2 8 (10.13%) Middleware
3 3 (3.80%) .NET
3 3 (3.80%) LAMP
3 3 (3.80%) XML
4 2 (2.53%) J2EE
4 2 (2.53%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (2.53%) SOAP
5 1 (1.27%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Camel
5 1 (1.27%) Drools
5 1 (1.27%) ELK Stack
5 1 (1.27%) JMS
5 1 (1.27%) Regular Expression
5 1 (1.27%) Sensu
5 1 (1.27%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.27%) Spring
5 1 (1.27%) Ultra Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.80%) CLARiiON
4 2 (2.53%) Equities
4 2 (2.53%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.27%) DataPower
5 1 (1.27%) EFT
5 1 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 75 (94.94%) Linux
2 51 (64.56%) Unix
3 26 (32.91%) Windows
4 25 (31.65%) AIX
4 25 (31.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (26.58%) Solaris
6 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
7 14 (17.72%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 13 (16.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (10.13%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (7.59%) CentOS
11 6 (7.59%) Ubuntu
12 4 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.27%) Fedora
13 1 (1.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (11.39%) Configuration Management
2 8 (10.13%) ITIL
2 8 (10.13%) Network Architecture
3 7 (8.86%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (8.86%) Change Management
4 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
4 5 (6.33%) Low Latency
5 4 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (5.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.06%) Investment Management
5 4 (5.06%) ITIL V3
5 4 (5.06%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (5.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.80%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.80%) Migration
6 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.80%) Service Management
6 3 (3.80%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) Perl
2 16 (20.25%) Bash Shell
3 13 (16.46%) SQL
4 12 (15.19%) Shell Script
5 8 (10.13%) Python
5 8 (10.13%) Ruby
6 6 (7.59%) Korn
7 5 (6.33%) Java
7 5 (6.33%) PowerShell
8 3 (3.80%) C#
8 3 (3.80%) C++
8 3 (3.80%) VBScript
9 2 (2.53%) C
10 1 (1.27%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.27%) Jython
10 1 (1.27%) PHP
10 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (10.13%) CCNP
1 8 (10.13%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.59%) CCDA
2 6 (7.59%) CCNA
2 6 (7.59%) JNCIA
2 6 (7.59%) JNCIP
2 6 (7.59%) JNCIS
3 5 (6.33%) Degree
4 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.53%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.27%) MCDBA
6 1 (1.27%) MCP
6 1 (1.27%) MCPD
6 1 (1.27%) MCSD
6 1 (1.27%) MCSE
6 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.53%) QA
System Software
1 19 (24.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (22.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 18 (22.78%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (16.46%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (10.13%) Active Directory
4 8 (10.13%) vSphere
5 7 (8.86%) NFS
6 5 (6.33%) Samba
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (3.80%) VMware ESX
9 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.27%) Docker
10 1 (1.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (11.39%) Puppet
2 5 (6.33%) BladeLogic
3 4 (5.06%) Ansible
4 3 (3.80%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (3.80%) Control-M
4 3 (3.80%) Netcool
4 3 (3.80%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 3 (3.80%) Tivoli
5 2 (2.53%) OpenView
6 1 (1.27%) Cisco IPCC
6 1 (1.27%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 46 (58.23%) Red Hat
2 37 (46.84%) IBM
3 27 (34.18%) VMware
4 21 (26.58%) EMC
4 21 (26.58%) Oracle
5 19 (24.05%) HP
6 18 (22.78%) Microsoft
6 18 (22.78%) Veritas
7 10 (12.66%) Dell
8 7 (8.86%) Cisco
8 7 (8.86%) Juniper
9 6 (7.59%) BMC
9 6 (7.59%) SolarWinds
10 5 (6.33%) Citrix
11 4 (5.06%) ATG
11 4 (5.06%) NetApp
12 3 (3.80%) 3PAR
12 3 (3.80%) Software AG
12 3 (3.80%) Sybase
12 3 (3.80%) webMethods
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