The table below looks at the statistics for openSUSE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited openSUSE over the 3 months to 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
openSUSE Linux
Rank - - 621
Contract jobs citing openSUSE 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.005%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.024%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £275
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £275
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
11739 12514 12530
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.53% 21.41% 22.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 7463 7384 7152
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 628 984 1048
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.24 £15.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% +8.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.25 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

openSUSE
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing openSUSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

openSUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

openSUSE
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing openSUSE within the UK.

openSUSE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

openSUSE
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing openSUSE within the UK.

openSUSE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK