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 29 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank 86 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 0.15% - 0.077%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.60% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £331 £281
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.88 - £39.00
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
331 353 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Surrey 25.44% 27.99% 24.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 204 128
Average daily rate £325 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.76% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 51 64
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.38 £23.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.81% -28.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

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 29 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
Guildford - - - -
Thames Ditton - - - -
SUSE
South East

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (66.67%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) EMC
4 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
6 1 (16.67%) DMZ
6 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (16.67%) webMethods
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Software AG
6 1 (16.67%) Juniper
6 1 (16.67%) SAN
6 1 (16.67%) AIX
6 1 (16.67%) SQL
6 1 (16.67%) UNIX
6 1 (16.67%) Python
6 1 (16.67%) JMS
6 1 (16.67%) SOA
6 1 (16.67%) LAN
6 1 (16.67%) WAN
6 1 (16.67%) DHCP
6 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
6 1 (16.67%) HTTP
6 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) Ethernet
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) VPN
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) SSL
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Hardware Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Hardware Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) JMS
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Network Design
2 3 (50.00%) Asset Management
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
1 1 (16.67%) Python
1 1 (16.67%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) CCNP
3 1 (16.67%) CCNA
3 1 (16.67%) CCDA
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIS
3 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (16.67%) webMethods
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Software AG
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Dell