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 10 February 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.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 75 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.10% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.38% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.63 -
% change year-on-year
-40.19% -
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
263 200 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.70% 22.83% 22.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 107 85
Average daily rate £380 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £145 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £506 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £308
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +8.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 14
Average hourly rate £50.28 £21.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+133.83% +38.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £11.80 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £160.00 £55.65 £19.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%

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 10 February 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) ATM
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (60.00%) vRealize
4 2 (40.00%) HP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Solaris
5 1 (20.00%) Python
5 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) Unix
5 1 (20.00%) High Availability
5 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (20.00%) PowerShell

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) ATM
1 3 (60.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Transition Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Solaris
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Software Distribution
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) Perl
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (20.00%) Python
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (40.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle