The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 61 68 71
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.51% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.61% 0.88% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 1
Median daily rate £450 £444 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.40% +121.87%
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
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
153 226 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 19.49% 24.15% 24.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 133 89
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £223 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £355 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +12.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 33 15
Median hourly rate £43.28 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.83% +23.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Reading

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Patch Management
2 4 (80.00%) Software Distribution
2 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) High Availability
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) Perl
2 4 (80.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) Middleware
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Servlets
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Xen

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (20.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
1 1 (20.00%) LAN
1 1 (20.00%) Network Security
1 1 (20.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (80.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (20.00%) Middleware
1 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (20.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) AIX
3 1 (20.00%) HPUX
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) High Availability
1 4 (80.00%) Patch Management
1 4 (80.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) Perl
1 4 (80.00%) PowerShell
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Java
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) vSphere
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) Xen
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) HP
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle