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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
SUSE Linux
Rank 92 89 86
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.13% 0.077% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.52% 0.33% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
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£375 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £300
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.13 £10.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+231.25% -37.50%
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
382 303 354
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 24.87% 23.33% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 174 194
Average daily rate £350 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 44 53
Average hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.25 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £31.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £15.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+5.66% -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 19 December 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 - - - -
Woking - - - -
SUSE
South East

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
4 2 (40.00%) JNCIS
4 2 (40.00%) JNCIP
4 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) LAN
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (40.00%) HTTP
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Juniper
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) CCNP

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VoIP
2 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 2 (40.00%) DHCP
2 2 (40.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (40.00%) HTTP
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) DMZ
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Line Management
2 1 (20.00%) Network Design
2 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIS
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) CCNA
2 2 (40.00%) CCDA
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) Snort
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Software AG
3 1 (20.00%) webMethods
3 1 (20.00%) IBM