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 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank - - 105
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £250
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £281
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +15.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.88 - £39.00
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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
585 507 491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 20.89% 20.46% 18.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 223 181
Average daily rate £300 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £110 £135 £95
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £425 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 19 42
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.13 £31.60 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - - - -
SUSE
UK

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) HP
2 7 (77.78%) SAN
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) Korn
4 2 (22.22%) Marketing
4 2 (22.22%) COBIT
4 2 (22.22%) SCOM
4 2 (22.22%) Banking
4 2 (22.22%) Rackspace
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) nginx
4 2 (22.22%) C-shell
4 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 2 (22.22%) Puppet
4 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Perl
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (22.22%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (22.22%) Banking
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (66.67%) Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) UNIX Administrator
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (55.56%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Perl
1 2 (22.22%) Shell Script
1 2 (22.22%) Korn
1 2 (22.22%) C-shell
1 2 (22.22%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (77.78%) Hyper-V
1 7 (77.78%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (22.22%) SCOM
1 2 (22.22%) Puppet
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (22.22%) nmon
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Rackspace