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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 233 225 238
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +13
Contract jobs citing SUSE 6 14 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.065% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.27% 0.66% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 11
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£200 £325 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-38.46% +13.04%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £42.00
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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
2224 2120 2027
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.25% 23.86% 20.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1126 1071 896
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 £163 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.53% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 235 264
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £17.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -8.57%

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
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 20 August 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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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 -13 4 £200 -52.94%
Berkshire -4 1 £200 -38.46% 2
Surrey - 1 - - 1
East Sussex - - - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
4 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (33.33%) Debian
6 3 (25.00%) UNIX
6 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (25.00%) Network Design
6 3 (25.00%) EMC
6 3 (25.00%) AIX
6 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
7 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (16.67%) Korn
7 2 (16.67%) Derivative
7 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) Solaris
7 2 (16.67%) C
7 2 (16.67%) Perl
7 2 (16.67%) SQL
7 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) SOAP
7 2 (16.67%) Web Services
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) SAN

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (8.33%) iSCSI
3 1 (8.33%) DMZ
3 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (8.33%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) C Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) SOAP
1 2 (16.67%) Web Services
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) DataPower
2 1 (8.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Debian
5 3 (25.00%) UNIX
5 3 (25.00%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Asset Management
1 3 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (8.33%) Workflow
3 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) ITIL
3 1 (8.33%) SOA
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 2 (16.67%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Perl
2 2 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Shell Script
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
3 1 (8.33%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) vCloud
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) VMware
3 3 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (16.67%) IBM
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (8.33%) webMethods
5 1 (8.33%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) Dell
5 1 (8.33%) Novell
5 1 (8.33%) Software AG
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco
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