The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the Reading region.

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.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 66 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 1 11 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 1.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.44% 4.44% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£200 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - £42.00
Operating Systems Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
227 248 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.11% 25.51% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 108 113
Average daily rate £350 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £140 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £321
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +1.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 19
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.15 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £30.50 £20.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -7.42%
SUSE
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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 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C Developer
1 1 (100.00%) C Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Programmer
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Debian
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat