The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 143 131 117
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -14
Contract jobs citing SUSE 5 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.17% 0.068% 0.35%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 0.35% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £266 £350 £225
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.92% +55.55%
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
SUSE
UK

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
805 567 659
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 27.43% 19.37% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 417 282 328
Median daily rate £350 £325 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £114 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.04% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 49 38
Median hourly rate £36.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+105.71% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £11.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Scotland region citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Renfrewshire - 4 £266 -
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) SNMP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 5 (100.00%) Debian
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (80.00%) Django
2 4 (80.00%) Laravel
2 4 (80.00%) Regular Expression
2 4 (80.00%) SSH
2 4 (80.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Apache
3 3 (60.00%) MySQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) SSL

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (60.00%) Apache
1 3 (60.00%) lighttpd
1 3 (60.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) FTP
1 5 (100.00%) HTTP
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) SNMP
2 4 (80.00%) Kerberos
2 4 (80.00%) LDAP
2 4 (80.00%) SSH
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) IPv4
3 3 (60.00%) IPv6
3 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) SSL
4 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MySQL
1 3 (60.00%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) MariaDB
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Junior Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) CSS
1 5 (100.00%) HTML
1 5 (100.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) Django
2 4 (80.00%) Laravel
2 4 (80.00%) Regular Expression
3 3 (60.00%) LAMP
3 3 (60.00%) LAPP Stack
3 3 (60.00%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) PKI
1 3 (60.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Debian
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) AIX
2 1 (20.00%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) Network Design
1 3 (60.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) PHP
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cacti
1 3 (60.00%) Munin
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) HP