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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
England / North West
Rank 129 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -37.93%

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
557 750 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 21.03% 19.49% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 398 340
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £192 £185 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 84 97
Median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £10.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £29.70
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 the North West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North West 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 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

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 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
Merseyside - 3 £330 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) NetApp
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
4 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (25.00%) SAP HANA
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Sun
5 2 (25.00%) Perl
5 2 (25.00%) SAP
5 2 (25.00%) Unix
6 1 (12.50%) PHP
6 1 (12.50%) Apache

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (12.50%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) NAS
2 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (12.50%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Linux Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Unix Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) WebOps Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
1 1 (12.50%) DevOps
1 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (12.50%) Web Development
1 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) Perl
1 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) NDS
3 1 (12.50%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 1 (12.50%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) NetApp
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) LANDesk
3 2 (25.00%) SAP
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
3 2 (25.00%) Veritas
4 1 (12.50%) Isilon
4 1 (12.50%) NetIQ
4 1 (12.50%) Novell