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 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 94 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.079% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.50
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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
325 242 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 20.04% 19.24% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 118 79
Average daily rate £350 £310 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +14.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £120 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £309
% change year-on-year
+7.93% +1.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 32 30
Average hourly rate £13.87 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.92% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.74 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic Integration
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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%) WebLogic
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) WebLogic Integration
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Access
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) HPUX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) Release Management
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VB
1 2 (100.00%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) TIBCO