The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 120 115 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% 0.24% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.96% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£325 £450 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.77% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.34
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
557 628 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.13% 25.46% 25.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 269 245
Average daily rate £320 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £125 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £313 £320
% change year-on-year
+8.80% -2.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 34 19
Average hourly rate £16.72 £16.50 £14.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £20.25 £31.65
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.13 £15.50 £16.20
% change year-on-year
-2.41% -4.32%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

SUSE
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 2 (66.67%) Solaris
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Sun
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) SAP