The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 275 258 251
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -7
Contract jobs citing SUSE 8 13 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.083% 0.13% 0.021%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.33% 0.52% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 2
Median daily rate £450 £370 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.62% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £263 £380
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £406 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -
SUSE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2400 2500 2393
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.86% 25.11% 25.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1277 1188
Median daily rate £375 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £343 £315
% change year-on-year
+5.83% +8.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 227 239
Median hourly rate £18.75 £16.66 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.52% -1.98%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.43 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.79 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.25 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in the South East

SUSE
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SUSE across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

SUSE Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 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
Berkshire +1 4 £375 -6.25% 3
West Sussex - 3 £625 -
Surrey - 1 £450 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 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 South East region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (68.00%) VMware
3 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (40.00%) Unix
4 10 (40.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (32.00%) AIX
7 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
7 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
7 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (28.00%) vRealize
8 6 (24.00%) SAN
8 6 (24.00%) IBM
8 6 (24.00%) JBoss
8 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
8 6 (24.00%) Finance
9 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 5 (20.00%) CentOS
9 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
9 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.00%) ITIL
9 5 (20.00%) J2EE
9 5 (20.00%) EMC
9 5 (20.00%) Mainframe
9 5 (20.00%) Change Management
9 5 (20.00%) DevOps
9 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
9 5 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 7 (28.00%) WebLogic
2 6 (24.00%) JBoss
2 6 (24.00%) Tomcat
3 5 (20.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (16.00%) Apache
4 4 (16.00%) OpenStack
5 3 (12.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (4.00%) CloudStack
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Office
3 1 (4.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (24.00%) SAN
2 4 (16.00%) Firewall
2 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (12.00%) LDAP
4 2 (8.00%) ATM
4 2 (8.00%) Kerberos
4 2 (8.00%) NAS
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) LAN
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security
5 1 (4.00%) SMTP
5 1 (4.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) FishEye
4 2 (8.00%) Subversion
5 1 (4.00%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.00%) JIRA
5 1 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (4.00%) Trac
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Administrator
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Systems Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Unix Architect
5 2 (8.00%) Desktop Support
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux Support
5 2 (8.00%) Server Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) VMware Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Software Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (4.00%) Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (8.00%) LAMP
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
3 1 (4.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (4.00%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (8.00%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (8.00%) Wiki
5 1 (4.00%) EMC VMAX
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) IVR
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) Unix
2 10 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (36.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (32.00%) AIX
5 5 (20.00%) CentOS
5 5 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (16.00%) Solaris
7 3 (12.00%) Debian
7 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
8 2 (8.00%) Fedora
8 2 (8.00%) HPUX
8 2 (8.00%) Windows 2000
8 2 (8.00%) Windows NT
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.00%) Change Management
2 5 (20.00%) DevOps
2 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (12.00%) Security Hardening
5 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.00%) Migration
6 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Software Distribution
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) Korn
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby
2 2 (8.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (4.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) Python
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (4.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) PCI DSS
1 3 (12.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.00%) Docker
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Samba
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) Firmware
4 1 (4.00%) KVM
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) vRealize
2 3 (12.00%) Packer
3 2 (8.00%) Nagios
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) HP UCMDB
Vendors
1 17 (68.00%) VMware
2 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (24.00%) IBM
5 5 (20.00%) EMC
6 4 (16.00%) Citrix
7 3 (12.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 3 (12.00%) Veritas
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco
9 1 (4.00%) Emulex
9 1 (4.00%) NetApp
9 1 (4.00%) Remedy