The table below looks at the statistics for openSUSE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited openSUSE over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
openSUSE Linux
Rank - 613 575
Contract jobs citing openSUSE 0 3 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.005% 0.025%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.024% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 11
Average daily rate
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- £275 £260
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.76%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £275 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £46.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £46.00

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
12546 12494 11891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.42% 22.47% 22.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7395 7107 6626
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £163 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.52% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 980 1066 1014
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.88 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.08% -3.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

openSUSE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing openSUSE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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