The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 139 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.035% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.69% +26.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.04%
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 West region.

Operating Systems Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
602 714 696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.33% 21.58% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 386 400
Median daily rate £338 £350 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £136 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 93 83
Median hourly rate £16.25 £19.27 £16.62
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.65% +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.78 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.20 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 West

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in the South West

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 28 September 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
Somerset - 1 £350 -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 West region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DBA
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle DBA
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Asset Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle