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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 104 78 -
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 0.16% 0.21% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% 0.87% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £400 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00
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
498 230 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 39.43% 23.71% 34.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 340 131 163
Median daily rate £338 £340 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.73% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 29 22
Median hourly rate £22.50 £17.77 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% -36.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.17 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £27.85 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East region citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

SUSE Daily Rate 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the North East region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -31 2 £400 -20.00%
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 North East region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (90.91%) Sun
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 10 (90.91%) iPlanet
2 10 (90.91%) Apache
2 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
2 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
2 10 (90.91%) J2EE
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) WebLogic
2 10 (90.91%) Unix
2 10 (90.91%) AIX
2 10 (90.91%) HPUX
2 10 (90.91%) Solaris
2 10 (90.91%) Load Balancing
2 10 (90.91%) F5
2 10 (90.91%) High Availability
3 9 (81.82%) JBoss
3 9 (81.82%) Clustering
3 9 (81.82%) Oracle Application Server
4 8 (72.73%) Veritas
4 8 (72.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
5 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
7 2 (18.18%) VMware
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 10 (90.91%) Apache
1 10 (90.91%) iPlanet
1 10 (90.91%) Tomcat
1 10 (90.91%) WebLogic
2 9 (81.82%) JBoss
2 9 (81.82%) Oracle Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
1 10 (90.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Administrator
2 7 (63.64%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (54.55%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (45.45%) Unix Systems Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (18.18%) Unix Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared Project Manager
6 1 (9.09%) Subject Matter Expert
6 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (81.82%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (90.91%) AIX
2 10 (90.91%) HPUX
2 10 (90.91%) Solaris
2 10 (90.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) High Availability
1 10 (90.91%) Load Balancing
2 5 (45.45%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) SC Cleared
1 7 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) KVM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (90.91%) F5
2 10 (90.91%) Oracle
2 10 (90.91%) Sun
3 8 (72.73%) Veritas
4 2 (18.18%) VMware
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) PlateSpin