The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SUSE Linux
Rank 90 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £410 £300
% change year-on-year
-11.58% +36.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.76 £10.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+307.62% -37.50%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Operating Systems Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
307 212 302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 21.19% 19.05% 22.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 98 129
Average daily rate £325 £284 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.55% -12.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £143 £135 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 24 36
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.21 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -10.28%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SUSE across the Manchester region.

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Manchester region.

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) HP
2 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
3 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
4 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (62.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
4 5 (62.50%) Release Management
4 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
4 5 (62.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 5 (62.50%) MS Access
4 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
4 5 (62.50%) SOA
4 5 (62.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
4 5 (62.50%) FTP
4 5 (62.50%) ISEB
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
4 5 (62.50%) HPUX
4 5 (62.50%) WebLogic Integration
4 5 (62.50%) TIBCO
4 5 (62.50%) VB
5 3 (37.50%) Red Hat

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 7 (87.50%) Apache
1 7 (87.50%) Tomcat
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic Integration
3 2 (25.00%) CMS
3 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (25.00%) JBoss
3 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) FTP
2 2 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 5 (62.50%) MS Access
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Introscope
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Non-Functional Tester
1 5 (62.50%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (62.50%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (62.50%) HPUX
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Statistical Analysis
1 5 (62.50%) Release Management
1 5 (62.50%) Performance Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Security Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Integration Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Test Scripting
1 5 (62.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (25.00%) Content Management
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 5 (62.50%) VB
2 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB Practitioner
1 5 (62.50%) ISEB
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
2 2 (25.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
2 7 (87.50%) HP
3 5 (62.50%) TIBCO
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) FatWire
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) CA
5 2 (25.00%) IBM