The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £39.00
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 North East region.

Operating Systems Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
155 77 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 25.54% 19.95% 23.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 34 55
Average daily rate £263 £270 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £363 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 20 19
Average hourly rate £16.08 £11.50 £12.42
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+39.82% -7.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.30 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.17 £15.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.73 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.68% -8.57%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Tyne and Wear - - - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East 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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Server Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) IBM