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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 245 234 227
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -7
Contract jobs citing SUSE 9 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.096% 0.067% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.39% 0.27% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 9
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£331 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.62% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £338 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £386 £400 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £413
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 - £25.59
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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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2326 2235 1889
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.93% 24.96% 23.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1206 1104 909
Average daily rate £363 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £145 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 225 223 247
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.89 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.83% -9.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.75 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.61% -3.12%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Hampshire 0 5 £263 -34.37% 4
Berkshire - 4 £400 - 2
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
3 9 (50.00%) Windows
4 8 (44.44%) UNIX
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) Sun
6 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
6 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
7 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (27.78%) IBM
7 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
7 5 (27.78%) AIX
7 5 (27.78%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) Firewall
8 4 (22.22%) SAN
8 4 (22.22%) NetApp
8 4 (22.22%) VBScript
8 4 (22.22%) Apache
8 4 (22.22%) Python
8 4 (22.22%) HP
8 4 (22.22%) WAN
8 4 (22.22%) NFS
8 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 4 (22.22%) LAN
8 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
8 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
8 4 (22.22%) Confluence
8 4 (22.22%) Gerrit
8 4 (22.22%) Korn

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (22.22%) Apache
1 4 (22.22%) Confluence
1 4 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 3 (16.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) SAN
2 4 (22.22%) WAN
2 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 3 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
3 3 (16.67%) ATM
3 3 (16.67%) LDAP
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) OSPF
5 1 (5.56%) BGP
5 1 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Big Data
1 1 (5.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
1 4 (22.22%) Gerrit
1 4 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Consultant
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Linux Support
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Linux Support
5 1 (5.56%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 1 (5.56%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 3 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (11.11%) Wiki
3 1 (5.56%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 5 (27.78%) AIX
6 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (16.67%) Solaris
8 2 (11.11%) HPUX
8 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
9 1 (5.56%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 3 (16.67%) Change Management
2 2 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) VBScript
3 4 (22.22%) Python
3 4 (22.22%) Bash Shell
3 4 (22.22%) Korn
4 1 (5.56%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Sun Certification
1 3 (16.67%) SCSA
2 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) NFS
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Server
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas File System
3 3 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
5 1 (5.56%) vSphere
5 1 (5.56%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (11.11%) yum
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Red Hat
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 7 (38.89%) Sun
4 5 (27.78%) IBM
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) NetApp
5 4 (22.22%) HP
6 3 (16.67%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) Veritas
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
7 2 (11.11%) EMC
7 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
8 1 (5.56%) Coverity
8 1 (5.56%) Oracle
8 1 (5.56%) BT
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