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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank - - 127
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.039%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £394 £360 £375
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £37.63 -
% change year-on-year
-40.19% -
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
629 685 521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 21.02% 21.23% 20.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 373 250
Average daily rate £350 £355 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +24.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £150 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £307
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +9.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 89 74
Average hourly rate £18.50 £20.53 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.88% +41.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £39.00 £28.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 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%) 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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

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
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