The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Operating Systems category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.63 -
% change year-on-year
-40.19% -
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
783 691 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.88% 21.22% 22.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 423 330 252
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £310
% change year-on-year
+5.10% +7.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 85 104
Average hourly rate £19.00 £14.35 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.45% -13.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in the North West

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the North West region.

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in the North West