The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 22 October 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 88 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.20% 0.23% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.74% 0.84% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Average daily rate
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- £475 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £400 £270
% change year-on-year
-15.62% +48.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - -
SUSE
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Operating Systems Category
Surrey
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
405 357 319
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 27.05% 26.80% 24.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 215 152
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 42 58
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.20 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% -29.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £33.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.73% -11.76%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Surrey region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in Surrey

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in Surrey

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 22 October 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
Farnham - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
SUSE
South East

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
4 4 (57.14%) Network Design
5 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
5 3 (42.86%) EMC
5 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
5 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
6 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
6 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
6 2 (28.57%) VMware
6 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
6 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (28.57%) Juniper
6 2 (28.57%) SAN
6 2 (28.57%) CCNP
6 2 (28.57%) CCNA
6 2 (28.57%) CCDA
6 2 (28.57%) Dell
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Project Management
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) LAN
6 2 (28.57%) WAN
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) Ethernet

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Surrey 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 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) Ethernet
2 2 (28.57%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) DMZ
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JMS
1 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (14.29%) UNIX
4 1 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Design
2 3 (42.86%) Asset Management
3 2 (28.57%) Network Architecture
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) SOA
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Security Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIA
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIS
3 2 (28.57%) JNCIP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (28.57%) CCNP
3 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 2 (28.57%) CCDA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
1 3 (42.86%) EMC
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Juniper
2 2 (28.57%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (14.29%) webMethods
3 1 (14.29%) Software AG