The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 1 May 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 80 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 1 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.097% 0.20% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% 0.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
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
251 264 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.35% 26.59% 21.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 131 106
Average daily rate £375 £395 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +31.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £213 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 10
Average hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SUSE also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SUSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (75.00%) Change Management
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) ATM
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) vRealize
3 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) HPUX
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Servlets

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing SUSE also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited SUSE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (25.00%) JBoss
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) ATM
1 3 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
1 1 (25.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
2 1 (25.00%) HPUX
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Change Management
1 3 (75.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Java
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle