The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 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 Scotland 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 124 - 103
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% - 0.038%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.08% - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£225 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £328
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 - £42.00
Operating Systems Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
646 522 460
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 23.86% 21.11% 17.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 221 163
Average daily rate £325 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £150 £105
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 15 34
Average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.31% -16.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.25 £30.75 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -7.24%
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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 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
2 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (78.57%) SAN
4 10 (71.43%) AIX
4 10 (71.43%) HP
4 10 (71.43%) UNIX
4 10 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
4 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) SCOM
6 4 (28.57%) Korn
6 4 (28.57%) Marketing
6 4 (28.57%) C-shell
6 4 (28.57%) nmon
6 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (28.57%) Perl
7 2 (14.29%) COBIT
7 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 2 (14.29%) Puppet
7 2 (14.29%) nginx
7 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
7 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
7 2 (14.29%) CentOS

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) nginx
1 2 (14.29%) IBM HTTP Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) MySQL
1 2 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
2 4 (28.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) Administrator
3 4 (28.57%) Linux Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (21.43%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (14.29%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Architect
5 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Middleware
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (71.43%) AIX
3 10 (71.43%) UNIX
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) CentOS
4 2 (14.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Project Management
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) Korn
1 4 (28.57%) C-shell
1 4 (28.57%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (71.43%) VMware ESXi
2 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCOM
1 4 (28.57%) nmon
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Puppet
2 2 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Red Hat
1 12 (85.71%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) HP
3 2 (14.29%) Rackspace
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 2 (14.29%) Intel
3 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (7.14%) EMC