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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
England / South East
Rank 232 249 263
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +14
Contract jobs citing SUSE 9 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.15% 0.062%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 0.60% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 7 1
Median daily rate £318 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.01% -2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £394 £360
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Median hourly rate - - £39.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -42.67%

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
1684 2180 2401
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 21.88% 24.85% 24.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 1296 1178
Median daily rate £380 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £511 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 159 198
Median hourly rate £15.43 £18.75 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.72% +13.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £51.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +6.25%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +21 5 £310 -46.08%
Hampshire +2 1 £450 +79.64%
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (68.75%) VMware
3 9 (56.25%) Unix
4 8 (50.00%) Windows
5 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 5 (31.25%) IBM
7 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (31.25%) HP
7 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) Firewall
8 4 (25.00%) AIX
8 4 (25.00%) Puppet
8 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
9 3 (18.75%) PKI
9 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
9 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
9 3 (18.75%) vSphere
9 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
9 3 (18.75%) Cobbler

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 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) JBoss
2 3 (18.75%) WebLogic
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (6.25%) Apache
4 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SSL
2 4 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) DNS
3 3 (18.75%) FTP
4 2 (12.50%) SSH
5 1 (6.25%) DHCP
5 1 (6.25%) HTTP
5 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
5 1 (6.25%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.25%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) MySQL
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Linux Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Support Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Linux Support
4 4 (25.00%) Linux Support Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) IT Support
5 3 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Server Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Server Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Server Support
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) LAMP
2 1 (6.25%) CSS
2 1 (6.25%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
1 3 (18.75%) PKI
1 3 (18.75%) Smart Meter
2 2 (12.50%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) DataPower
3 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Unix
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
5 4 (25.00%) AIX
5 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (18.75%) Debian
6 3 (18.75%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) DevOps
3 1 (6.25%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
3 1 (6.25%) People Management
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
2 3 (18.75%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) CCIE
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
2 3 (18.75%) RHCE
2 3 (18.75%) RHCSA
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware ESXi
2 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 3 (18.75%) vSphere
5 2 (12.50%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.25%) NFS
6 1 (6.25%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) Cobbler
2 3 (18.75%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (12.50%) HP Data Protector
3 2 (12.50%) Tivoli
4 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) VMware
2 5 (31.25%) HP
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (18.75%) 3PAR
5 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) Software AG
6 1 (6.25%) webMethods
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