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 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 102 95 88
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.12% 0.072%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.57% 0.66% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
SUSE
North West

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
350 303 276
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.33% 18.28% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 135 125
Average daily rate £350 £338 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £173 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 33 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -10.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.03 £10.01 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £173.00 £19.82 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.80 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.59% -1.25%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 1 (50.00%) Puppet
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Administrator
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Fusion
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat