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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 235 225 239
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +14
Contract jobs citing SUSE 11 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.17% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.70% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 13
Average daily rate
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£438 £350 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £364 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £480 £424
UK excluding London average daily rate £324 £375 £270
% change year-on-year
-13.66% +38.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.64 - £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 South East region.

Operating Systems Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
2245 2131 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.22% 24.37% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1135 1068 923
Average daily rate £325 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 234 249
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.85 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.95% -6.76%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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
Hampshire +3 5 £450 -
Surrey +3 3 - -
Berkshire +3 2 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
M4 Corridor - - - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 9 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (44.44%) SAN
6 7 (38.89%) Firewall
6 7 (38.89%) UNIX
7 6 (33.33%) EMC
7 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
8 5 (27.78%) AIX
8 5 (27.78%) Solaris
8 5 (27.78%) Perl
8 5 (27.78%) SQL
8 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (22.22%) Debian
9 4 (22.22%) IBM
9 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (22.22%) Network Design
9 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
10 3 (16.67%) Puppet
10 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
10 3 (16.67%) Banking
10 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
10 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
10 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
10 3 (16.67%) VPN

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (44.44%) SAN
2 7 (38.89%) Firewall
3 3 (16.67%) Ethernet
3 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 3 (16.67%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) DNS
4 2 (11.11%) HTTP
4 2 (11.11%) LAN
4 2 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (11.11%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) IPsec
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security
5 1 (5.56%) iSCSI
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
1 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Systems Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (22.22%) Build Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Developer
3 2 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Software Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) AIX Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Hardware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (5.56%) VMWare Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.11%) SOAP
1 2 (11.11%) Web Services
1 2 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (5.56%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Derivative
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) iPhone
2 1 (5.56%) DataPower
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (61.11%) Windows
3 7 (38.89%) UNIX
4 6 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (27.78%) AIX
5 5 (27.78%) Solaris
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (22.22%) Debian
6 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (5.56%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Network Design
2 3 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.11%) Line Management
3 2 (11.11%) Network Architecture
3 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (5.56%) Service Management
4 1 (5.56%) Change Management
4 1 (5.56%) Workflow
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Management
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Perl
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
1 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
2 3 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 2 (11.11%) C
3 2 (11.11%) Korn
3 2 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) Python
4 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) CCNP
3 2 (11.11%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCDA
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (11.11%) JNCIA
3 2 (11.11%) JNCIS
3 2 (11.11%) JNCIP
3 2 (11.11%) Degree
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.11%) vSphere
2 2 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.56%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (5.56%) vCloud
3 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (16.67%) NetBackup
1 3 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) EMC
4 4 (22.22%) IBM
5 3 (16.67%) Dell
5 3 (16.67%) Symantec
6 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) Cisco
6 2 (11.11%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) CA
7 1 (5.56%) Novell
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) Software AG
7 1 (5.56%) HP
7 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 1 (5.56%) webMethods
7 1 (5.56%) Splunk