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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 152 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.082% - 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% - 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Median daily rate £450 - £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £163 £323
% change year-on-year
+176.92% -49.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £19.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.57%
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
752 798 702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.63% 20.80% 23.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 445 421 363
Median daily rate £400 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £160 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 78 85
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £32.50 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 30 July 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
Manchester - 3 £450 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 West region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
2 4 (80.00%) HPUX
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
2 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (60.00%) Puppet
3 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 3 (60.00%) Firmware
4 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
4 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
4 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (40.00%) Introscope
4 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
4 2 (40.00%) Tomcat

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 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) WebLogic
1 4 (80.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) JBoss
3 2 (40.00%) GlassFish
3 2 (40.00%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (40.00%) Liferay
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (40.00%) WebLogic Portal
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Introscope
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Administrator
1 4 (80.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (80.00%) AIX
2 4 (80.00%) HPUX
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Solaris
2 4 (80.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (60.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (40.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (40.00%) nmon
2 2 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) Endeca
2 2 (40.00%) HP
2 2 (40.00%) VMware