The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 102 - 83
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% - 0.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.83% - 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Median daily rate £425 - £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £508 £190 £323
% change year-on-year
+166.75% -41.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.23 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.56%
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
360 349 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 19.70% 19.43% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 191 169
Median daily rate £375 £325 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +0.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £161 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 31
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.10 £10.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £21.40 £23.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 27 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (66.67%) SOA
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) HPUX
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle
3 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
3 4 (66.67%) Apache
3 4 (66.67%) IBM
3 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
3 4 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (50.00%) Puppet
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) JBoss
4 3 (50.00%) Firmware
5 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
5 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (33.33%) HTTP
5 2 (33.33%) CA
5 2 (33.33%) Introscope
5 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
5 2 (33.33%) Middleware

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) Apache
1 4 (66.67%) WebLogic
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) JBoss
3 2 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (33.33%) Liferay
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (33.33%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Introscope
General
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Administrator
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) LPAR
2 1 (16.67%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Solaris
2 5 (83.33%) Unix
3 4 (66.67%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) HPUX
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (66.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (50.00%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) CA Wily
2 2 (33.33%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (33.33%) nmon
2 2 (33.33%) Tivoli
3 1 (16.67%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) IBM
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) CA
3 2 (33.33%) Endeca
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) Isilon