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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 150 - 130
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 5 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% - 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.70% - 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 7
Median daily rate £400 - £323
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £331
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +28.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.04%
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
711 872 731
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 20.07% 19.71% 22.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 471 391
Median daily rate £388 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 109 99
Median hourly rate £15.25 £15.00 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -7.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 26 September 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 - 2 £400 -
Cumbria - 2 - -
Lancashire - 1 - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Puppet
3 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
4 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
4 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
4 3 (37.50%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) JBoss
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX
4 3 (37.50%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) vSphere
4 3 (37.50%) DevOps
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (25.00%) CA Wily
5 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager

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 3 (37.50%) Apache
1 3 (37.50%) JBoss
1 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
1 3 (37.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (25.00%) GlassFish
2 2 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (25.00%) Liferay
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 2 (25.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Introscope
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Storage Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Unix Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Web Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) WebOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Fusion
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) LPAR
2 1 (12.50%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (37.50%) AIX
4 3 (37.50%) HPUX
4 3 (37.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (12.50%) CentOS
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
1 3 (37.50%) DevOps
1 3 (37.50%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (37.50%) SOA
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle RAC
1 3 (37.50%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) Firmware
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (25.00%) HP Data Protector
2 2 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (25.00%) nmon
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 2 (25.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (12.50%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) EMC
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) CA
3 2 (25.00%) Endeca
3 2 (25.00%) HP
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