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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 370 363 309
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -54
Contract jobs citing SUSE 29 21 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.097% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.61% 0.46% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 15 44
Average daily rate
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£475 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £520 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.34
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
4773 4579 4258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 22.48% 21.07% 21.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 3270 3040 2716
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 213 242
Average hourly rate £17.87 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £35.00 £43.43
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
- -4.32%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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
City of London +14 5 £550 +29.41% 1
New Malden - - - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 84 (92.31%) Linux
2 61 (67.03%) UNIX
3 54 (59.34%) Red Hat
4 50 (54.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 46 (50.55%) Shell Script
6 45 (49.45%) Perl
7 42 (46.15%) TCP/IP
8 40 (43.96%) Banking
9 35 (38.46%) Finance
10 33 (36.26%) DNS
11 32 (35.16%) Java
11 32 (35.16%) Change Management
12 30 (32.97%) WebLogic
13 29 (31.87%) Solaris
14 28 (30.77%) OO
14 28 (30.77%) XML
14 28 (30.77%) Oracle
15 26 (28.57%) Oracle Exalogic
16 25 (27.47%) VMware
17 24 (26.37%) SAN
18 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
19 20 (21.98%) AIX
19 20 (21.98%) EMC
19 20 (21.98%) IBM
20 18 (19.78%) Veritas
20 18 (19.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
21 17 (18.68%) Clustering
21 17 (18.68%) Windows
22 16 (17.58%) Cisco
22 16 (17.58%) Puppet

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 30 (32.97%) WebLogic
2 11 (12.09%) IIS
3 10 (10.99%) Apache
3 10 (10.99%) SharePoint
3 10 (10.99%) WebSphere
4 4 (4.40%) IBM HTTP Server
4 4 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.10%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (3.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.59%) GitHub
2 4 (4.40%) PaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (46.15%) TCP/IP
2 33 (36.26%) DNS
3 24 (26.37%) SAN
4 11 (12.09%) Firewall
5 8 (8.79%) Internet
5 8 (8.79%) VPN
6 7 (7.69%) HTTP
6 7 (7.69%) Ethernet
6 7 (7.69%) BGP
6 7 (7.69%) SSL
6 7 (7.69%) IPsec
6 7 (7.69%) VLAN
6 7 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (7.69%) NetScaler
6 7 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (7.69%) Cisco ISE
7 6 (6.59%) NAS
7 6 (6.59%) Network Security
7 6 (6.59%) LAN
7 6 (6.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (24.18%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.69%) DB2
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 6 (6.59%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.59%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.20%) MySQL
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Subversion
2 6 (6.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.10%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.10%) Introscope
General
1 40 (43.96%) Banking
2 35 (38.46%) Finance
3 10 (10.99%) Investment Banking
4 8 (8.79%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (30.77%) Developer
2 24 (26.37%) Perl Developer
3 12 (13.19%) Administrator
4 11 (12.09%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 10 (10.99%) UNIX Administrator
6 7 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (6.59%) DBA
7 6 (6.59%) UNIX Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Storage Engineer
8 5 (5.49%) Network Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.40%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.40%) Linux Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Wintel Engineer
10 3 (3.30%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
10 3 (3.30%) Infrastructure Manager
11 2 (2.20%) Build Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) VMware Engineer
11 2 (2.20%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (30.77%) XML
2 13 (14.29%) Middleware
3 7 (7.69%) Regular Expression
4 4 (4.40%) Worklight
4 4 (4.40%) FIX Protocol
5 3 (3.30%) Web Services
5 3 (3.30%) HTML
6 2 (2.20%) .NET
7 1 (1.10%) JDBC
7 1 (1.10%) Servlets
7 1 (1.10%) LAMP
7 1 (1.10%) Spring
7 1 (1.10%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.10%) Spring MVC
7 1 (1.10%) jQuery
7 1 (1.10%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.57%) Oracle Exalogic
2 17 (18.68%) Clustering
3 9 (9.89%) Wiki
4 7 (7.69%) Symmetrix DMX
5 6 (6.59%) Open Source
5 6 (6.59%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.40%) Replication
7 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.10%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.10%) CLARiiON
8 1 (1.10%) PMI
8 1 (1.10%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.10%) GIS
8 1 (1.10%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 84 (92.31%) Linux
2 61 (67.03%) UNIX
3 50 (54.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (31.87%) Solaris
5 20 (21.98%) AIX
6 17 (18.68%) Windows
7 13 (14.29%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (10.99%) HPUX
9 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (7.69%) Ubuntu
9 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (7.69%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 6 (6.59%) CentOS
11 5 (5.49%) Slackware
12 4 (4.40%) Windows 8
12 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
13 3 (3.30%) Windows XP
14 2 (2.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.16%) Change Management
2 28 (30.77%) OO
3 13 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 11 (12.09%) Service Management
4 11 (12.09%) ITIL
4 11 (12.09%) Migration
5 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (8.79%) Load Balancing
6 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (7.69%) Algorithmic Trading
6 7 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 6 (6.59%) ITSM
8 5 (5.49%) PRINCE2
8 5 (5.49%) DevOps
8 5 (5.49%) Line Management
9 4 (4.40%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (4.40%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.40%) Service Delivery
9 4 (4.40%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (50.55%) Shell Script
2 45 (49.45%) Perl
3 32 (35.16%) Java
4 13 (14.29%) SQL
4 13 (14.29%) Ruby
5 12 (13.19%) Bash Shell
6 10 (10.99%) Python
6 10 (10.99%) Korn
7 4 (4.40%) Jython
7 4 (4.40%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.30%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.20%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.10%) PHP
10 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.10%) VBScript
10 1 (1.10%) AWK
10 1 (1.10%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.40%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.10%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.10%) Degree
2 1 (1.10%) CITP
2 1 (1.10%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (19.78%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 10 (10.99%) vSphere
3 9 (9.89%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 7 (7.69%) FreeRADIUS
5 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
6 5 (5.49%) Firmware
7 3 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.20%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (2.20%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.10%) Samba
9 1 (1.10%) NFS
Systems Management
1 16 (17.58%) Puppet
2 13 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.69%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 4 (4.40%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (2.20%) SCOM
5 2 (2.20%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (2.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (2.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.10%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.10%) SCCM
6 1 (1.10%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.10%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 54 (59.34%) Red Hat
2 28 (30.77%) Oracle
3 25 (27.47%) VMware
4 20 (21.98%) IBM
4 20 (21.98%) EMC
5 18 (19.78%) Veritas
6 16 (17.58%) Cisco
7 13 (14.29%) HP
8 12 (13.19%) NetApp
9 8 (8.79%) Citrix
9 8 (8.79%) Sun
10 7 (7.69%) CheckPoint
11 5 (5.49%) Compaq
11 5 (5.49%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.49%) Sybase
11 5 (5.49%) SGI
11 5 (5.49%) Brocade
12 4 (4.40%) EasyScreen
12 4 (4.40%) CQG
12 4 (4.40%) Reuters