The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 537 604 545
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -59
Contract jobs citing SUSE 99 60 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.89% 0.49% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 35 60
Median daily rate £425 £425 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £334 £303 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £515 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £425 £338
% change year-on-year
-17.64% +25.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 7
Median hourly rate £50.00 £29.48 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.60% -41.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £29.48 £50.00
% change year-on-year
- -41.04%

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
11122 12221 12837
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.12% 21.17% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 7018 7265 7485
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 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 630 962 1117
Median hourly rate £16.29 £16.50 £16.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.27% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-6.06% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend

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

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend

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

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in the UK

SUSE
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SUSE within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

SUSE Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

SUSE
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 98 £425 - 12
London +34 61 £435 +5.45% 4
Newcastle upon Tyne - 9 £320 -
North East - 9 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 9 £320 -
West Midlands - 9 £350 - 1
City of London +24 6 £456 +14.06%
Yorkshire +12 5 £525 +27.19%
South East +9 5 £500 +17.64% 4
South Yorkshire +5 5 £525 +27.19%
Sheffield +3 5 £525 +31.25%
North West - 5 £400 -
Shropshire - 4 - -
Telford - 4 - -
Berkshire +9 3 £363 -21.62%
East Midlands - 3 - - 1
Worcestershire - 3 £350 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 - - 1
Worcester - 3 £350 -
New Malden - 3 - -
Manchester - 2 £400 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Slough - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - - 1
Cumbria - 2 - -
Somerset +25 1 £350 -12.50%
South West +15 1 £350 -12.50%
Docklands, London +11 1 £350 -31.03%
Hampshire +11 1 £638 +50.00%
West Sussex - 1 - -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, IT contractor jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for SUSE.

1 178 (100.00%) Linux
2 88 (49.44%) Unix
3 79 (44.38%) AIX
3 79 (44.38%) Red Hat
4 75 (42.13%) Oracle
5 68 (38.20%) Solaris
6 60 (33.71%) Firewall
7 59 (33.15%) VMware
8 52 (29.21%) ITIL
9 51 (28.65%) Windows
10 48 (26.97%) IBM
10 48 (26.97%) Bash Shell
11 46 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (25.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 46 (25.84%) Perl
12 44 (24.72%) DNS
13 40 (22.47%) Middleware
13 40 (22.47%) Load Balancing
14 37 (20.79%) SSL
14 37 (20.79%) Veritas
14 37 (20.79%) SAN
15 36 (20.22%) HP
15 36 (20.22%) Oracle Linux
16 32 (17.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
16 32 (17.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 30 (16.85%) EMC
17 30 (16.85%) Python
18 28 (15.73%) SQL
18 28 (15.73%) Shell Script
19 26 (14.61%) Migration

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 23 (12.92%) Apache
2 17 (9.55%) Tomcat
3 13 (7.30%) JBoss
4 12 (6.74%) IBM HTTP Server
4 12 (6.74%) WebLogic
5 11 (6.18%) CICS
6 10 (5.62%) WebSphere
7 9 (5.06%) iPlanet
8 8 (4.49%) Oracle Application Server
9 7 (3.93%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (3.37%) IIS
11 5 (2.81%) MS Exchange
12 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
12 3 (1.69%) lighttpd
12 3 (1.69%) nginx
12 3 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (1.12%) GlassFish
13 2 (1.12%) Liferay
13 2 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.37%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (9.55%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (8.43%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.81%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 60 (33.71%) Firewall
2 44 (24.72%) DNS
3 37 (20.79%) SAN
3 37 (20.79%) SSL
4 24 (13.48%) NAS
5 16 (8.99%) HTTP
5 16 (8.99%) TCP/IP
6 14 (7.87%) FTP
7 11 (6.18%) Network Security
8 9 (5.06%) DHCP
8 9 (5.06%) SMTP
8 9 (5.06%) WAN
9 8 (4.49%) LDAP
10 7 (3.93%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (3.37%) LAN
11 6 (3.37%) SNMP
11 6 (3.37%) Wireshark
12 5 (2.81%) Internet
12 5 (2.81%) SSH
13 4 (2.25%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.67%) DB2
1 19 (10.67%) Oracle Database
2 10 (5.62%) MySQL
2 10 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 9 (5.06%) Oracle Database 12c
3 9 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.81%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.12%) Big Data
5 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (1.12%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.56%) HBase
6 1 (0.56%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.69%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.69%) Vagrant
3 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.12%) Introscope
5 1 (0.56%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.56%) Subversion
General
1 24 (13.48%) Finance
2 17 (9.55%) Retail
3 15 (8.43%) Banking
4 6 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.81%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Marketing
7 2 (1.12%) Automotive
7 2 (1.12%) Electronics
7 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 40 (22.47%) Administrator
2 27 (15.17%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (11.24%) Architect
4 18 (10.11%) Developer
4 18 (10.11%) Linux Administrator
4 18 (10.11%) Unix Administrator
5 17 (9.55%) Linux Engineer
6 16 (8.99%) Infrastructure Architect
6 16 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (7.30%) Consultant
7 13 (7.30%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 12 (6.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 11 (6.18%) Migration Specialist
10 9 (5.06%) Applications Specialist
10 9 (5.06%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 9 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (4.49%) Windows Specialist
12 7 (3.93%) DBA
12 7 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.93%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (22.47%) Middleware
2 17 (9.55%) Web Services
3 11 (6.18%) WebSphere MQ
4 10 (5.62%) J2EE
4 10 (5.62%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 10 (5.62%) XML
5 8 (4.49%) HTML
6 7 (3.93%) CSS
7 6 (3.37%) LAMP
8 5 (2.81%) Django
8 5 (2.81%) LAPP Stack
9 4 (2.25%) Laravel
9 4 (2.25%) Regular Expression
10 3 (1.69%) LEMP Stack
10 3 (1.69%) Oracle Fusion
10 3 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
11 2 (1.12%) ActiveMQ
11 2 (1.12%) Memcached
11 2 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
11 2 (1.12%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.80%) Data Centre
2 20 (11.24%) Clustering
3 13 (7.30%) Replication
4 10 (5.62%) DataPower
4 10 (5.62%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.81%) PKI
6 4 (2.25%) Blackberry
6 4 (2.25%) Digital Media
6 4 (2.25%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.69%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.69%) PDA
7 3 (1.69%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.12%) LPAR
8 2 (1.12%) Symmetrix DMX
9 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.56%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.56%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 178 (100.00%) Linux
2 88 (49.44%) Unix
3 79 (44.38%) AIX
4 68 (38.20%) Solaris
5 51 (28.65%) Windows
6 46 (25.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (20.22%) Oracle Linux
8 23 (12.92%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 23 (12.92%) Windows Server 2003
9 21 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (8.43%) HPUX
11 14 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (7.30%) Windows Server
13 12 (6.74%) CentOS
14 11 (6.18%) zOS
15 10 (5.62%) Debian
16 8 (4.49%) Ubuntu
17 4 (2.25%) VMS
18 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.21%) ITIL
2 40 (22.47%) Load Balancing
3 26 (14.61%) Migration
4 25 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (13.48%) Configuration Management
6 23 (12.92%) High Availability
7 17 (9.55%) Change Management
7 17 (9.55%) Continuous Delivery
7 17 (9.55%) Service Management
8 15 (8.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (7.87%) DevOps
10 12 (6.74%) ITSM
11 11 (6.18%) ITIL V3
12 10 (5.62%) Feasibility Study
12 10 (5.62%) Stakeholder Management
13 7 (3.93%) Open Source
14 6 (3.37%) Asset Management
14 6 (3.37%) Network Architecture
14 6 (3.37%) Network Management
14 6 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.97%) Bash Shell
2 46 (25.84%) Perl
3 30 (16.85%) Python
4 28 (15.73%) Shell Script
4 28 (15.73%) SQL
5 16 (8.99%) Korn
6 13 (7.30%) Ruby
7 12 (6.74%) Java
8 11 (6.18%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.18%) PHP
9 7 (3.93%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.25%) AWK
10 4 (2.25%) sed
11 3 (1.69%) C
11 3 (1.69%) C#
11 3 (1.69%) C++
11 3 (1.69%) COBOL
12 2 (1.12%) Go
12 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.56%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 22 (12.36%) Security Cleared
2 18 (10.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.81%) CCNA
3 5 (2.81%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (2.25%) CCNP
4 4 (2.25%) Degree
4 4 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (1.69%) CCDA
5 3 (1.69%) JNCIA
5 3 (1.69%) JNCIP
5 3 (1.69%) JNCIS
5 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.56%) MCSE
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 46 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (17.98%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 32 (17.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 19 (10.67%) VMware ESXi
4 18 (10.11%) Active Directory
5 16 (8.99%) Hyper-V
5 16 (8.99%) vSphere
6 14 (7.87%) Oracle RAC
7 12 (6.74%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (3.93%) NFS
9 4 (2.25%) Docker
9 4 (2.25%) Samba
9 4 (2.25%) Squid
9 4 (2.25%) StorNext
10 3 (1.69%) KVM
10 3 (1.69%) Terminal Server
10 3 (1.69%) VMware ESX
10 3 (1.69%) Xen
11 2 (1.12%) Postfix
11 2 (1.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 25 (14.04%) Puppet
2 12 (6.74%) Ansible
3 10 (5.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (4.49%) Data Guard
5 6 (3.37%) Nagios
6 5 (2.81%) Cacti
7 3 (1.69%) Munin
7 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle ZFS
8 2 (1.12%) CA Wily
8 2 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (1.12%) NetBackup
8 2 (1.12%) nmon
8 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.56%) Bacula
9 1 (0.56%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle RMAN
9 1 (0.56%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 79 (44.38%) Red Hat
2 75 (42.13%) Oracle
3 59 (33.15%) VMware
4 48 (26.97%) IBM
5 37 (20.79%) Veritas
6 36 (20.22%) HP
7 30 (16.85%) EMC
8 25 (14.04%) Microsoft
9 22 (12.36%) Cisco
10 14 (7.87%) Software AG
10 14 (7.87%) Sun
10 14 (7.87%) webMethods
11 11 (6.18%) Intel
12 9 (5.06%) Dell
12 9 (5.06%) F5
12 9 (5.06%) SAP
13 6 (3.37%) Juniper
13 6 (3.37%) Riverbed
14 3 (1.69%) Avaya
14 3 (1.69%) Citrix
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