The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE 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
SUSE Linux
Rank 548 529 497
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -32
Contract jobs citing SUSE 77 87 91
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.61% 0.70% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 50 61
Average daily rate
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£400 £343 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -14.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £457 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £323 £331
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -2.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 0
Average hourly rate £29.23 £30.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.23 £30.88 -
% change year-on-year
-5.32% -

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% -

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 August 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing SUSE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

SUSE Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

SUSE
Top 28 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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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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
England -21 77 £400 +16.78% 9
London -7 31 £450 +16.12% 5
Yorkshire -19 13 £413 - 2
West Midlands +10 11 £150 -
South East -17 10 £450 +125.00% 2
West Yorkshire -16 9 - - 2
Leeds -22 8 - - 2
East of England +3 7 £359 -
Essex -3 7 £359 -
City of London +2 6 £425 -1.67% 1
Croydon -18 6 £500 +34.22%
Basingstoke +2 5 £450 +125.00% 1
Berkshire -1 5 £450 +125.00%
Hampshire -7 5 £450 +125.00% 1
Brentwood -1 4 £359 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £413 -
Reading -6 3 £500 +150.00%
South West - 3 - -
Devon - 2 - -
Barnstaple - 2 - -
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Barnsley - 2 £426 -
Sheffield - 2 £400 -
Docklands, London -6 1 £613 +36.11%
Hungerford - 1 £375 -
Slough - 1 £450 -
Wakefield - 1 - -
Somerset - 1 - -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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.

1 134 (93.06%) Linux
2 82 (56.94%) Red Hat
3 68 (47.22%) VMware
4 63 (43.75%) Windows
5 56 (38.89%) Oracle
6 54 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
8 44 (30.56%) EMC
8 44 (30.56%) UNIX
9 39 (27.08%) Solaris
10 38 (26.39%) SAN
11 32 (22.22%) IBM
11 32 (22.22%) Perl
12 31 (21.53%) AIX
13 29 (20.14%) TCP/IP
13 29 (20.14%) HP
13 29 (20.14%) Finance
14 28 (19.44%) Configuration Management
15 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
16 23 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
16 23 (15.97%) Oracle Database
17 22 (15.28%) Veritas
17 22 (15.28%) Web Services
17 22 (15.28%) XML
17 22 (15.28%) vSphere
18 21 (14.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
19 20 (13.89%) Puppet
19 20 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
19 20 (13.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 20 (13.89%) IIS

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 20 (13.89%) IIS
2 18 (12.50%) Apache
3 10 (6.94%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.56%) WebSphere
5 7 (4.86%) MS Exchange
5 7 (4.86%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.47%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.78%) MQSeries
7 4 (2.78%) WordPress
8 3 (2.08%) iPlanet
8 3 (2.08%) JBoss
8 3 (2.08%) Oracle Application Server
9 2 (1.39%) OpenStack
9 2 (1.39%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (1.39%) WebLogic Integration
9 2 (1.39%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.69%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.69%) Confluence
10 1 (0.69%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
Applications
1 5 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.39%) MS Project
2 2 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
1 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 38 (26.39%) SAN
2 29 (20.14%) TCP/IP
3 18 (12.50%) NAS
4 14 (9.72%) Firewall
5 9 (6.25%) HTTP
6 8 (5.56%) DNS
6 8 (5.56%) Internet
6 8 (5.56%) WAN
7 7 (4.86%) SSL
8 6 (4.17%) ATM
9 5 (3.47%) LAN
9 5 (3.47%) VLAN
9 5 (3.47%) Unified Communications
10 4 (2.78%) BIG-IP
10 4 (2.78%) iSCSI
11 3 (2.08%) FCoE
11 3 (2.08%) LDAP
12 2 (1.39%) FTP
12 2 (1.39%) VPN
12 2 (1.39%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.97%) Oracle Database
2 19 (13.19%) MySQL
3 18 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 13 (9.03%) MongoDB
5 8 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 3 (2.08%) DB2
7 3 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.39%) MS Access
8 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.69%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.69%) Informix
9 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Visual Studio
1 14 (9.72%) Eclipse
1 14 (9.72%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (3.47%) Jenkins
3 4 (2.78%) JIRA
3 4 (2.78%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.08%) Selenium
4 3 (2.08%) Subversion
5 1 (0.69%) Gerrit
General
1 29 (20.14%) Finance
2 19 (13.19%) Banking
3 10 (6.94%) Telecoms
4 5 (3.47%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.78%) Retail
6 3 (2.08%) Legal
6 3 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.08%) Publishing
7 2 (1.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Front Office
8 1 (0.69%) Back Office
8 1 (0.69%) Electronics
8 1 (0.69%) Billing
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 33 (22.92%) Administrator
2 23 (15.97%) Developer
3 22 (15.28%) Systems Administrator
4 20 (13.89%) Linux Administrator
5 18 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 14 (9.72%) COBOL Developer
6 14 (9.72%) Support Engineer
7 13 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
9 9 (6.25%) Wintel Engineer
9 9 (6.25%) DBA
9 9 (6.25%) Consultant
9 9 (6.25%) Server Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 8 (5.56%) UNIX Administrator
10 8 (5.56%) Design Engineer
10 8 (5.56%) Solaris Administrator
11 7 (4.86%) Server Support Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) UNIX Engineer
11 7 (4.86%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.28%) Web Services
1 22 (15.28%) XML
2 13 (9.03%) Middleware
3 9 (6.25%) HTML
4 8 (5.56%) CSS
5 7 (4.86%) CGI
5 7 (4.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (4.17%) REST
6 6 (4.17%) D3.js
6 6 (4.17%) Flot
7 4 (2.78%) J2EE
8 2 (1.39%) XHTML
8 2 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.39%) Ajax
9 1 (0.69%) LAMP
9 1 (0.69%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.69%) Catalyst
9 1 (0.69%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.64%) Clustering
3 10 (6.94%) Data Centre
4 8 (5.56%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.17%) Visualisation
6 5 (3.47%) Replication
7 2 (1.39%) AS400
7 2 (1.39%) N-Tier
7 2 (1.39%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.69%) EFT
8 1 (0.69%) DTV
8 1 (0.69%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.69%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.69%) EMC VNX
8 1 (0.69%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.69%) CMDB
8 1 (0.69%) Celerra
8 1 (0.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 134 (93.06%) Linux
2 63 (43.75%) Windows
3 54 (37.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 44 (30.56%) UNIX
5 39 (27.08%) Solaris
6 31 (21.53%) AIX
7 23 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 20 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (13.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 13 (9.03%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (6.94%) Oracle Linux
11 8 (5.56%) HPUX
12 7 (4.86%) NetWare
12 7 (4.86%) CentOS
13 5 (3.47%) Ubuntu
14 4 (2.78%) zOS
15 3 (2.08%) Debian
16 1 (0.69%) Fedora
16 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.44%) Configuration Management
2 16 (11.11%) ITIL
3 15 (10.42%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (9.72%) Open Source
4 14 (9.72%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (9.03%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (5.56%) Web Development
7 7 (4.86%) Analytics
8 6 (4.17%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (4.17%) Microservices
8 6 (4.17%) Web Design
8 6 (4.17%) ITSM
8 6 (4.17%) Service Management
8 6 (4.17%) Workflow
8 6 (4.17%) Change Management
8 6 (4.17%) OO
9 5 (3.47%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (3.47%) Performance Analysis
9 5 (3.47%) Server Building
9 5 (3.47%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.22%) Perl
2 18 (12.50%) Bash Shell
3 16 (11.11%) SQL
3 16 (11.11%) Shell Script
3 16 (11.11%) Ruby
4 15 (10.42%) Java
5 14 (9.72%) C#
5 14 (9.72%) COBOL
6 10 (6.94%) Python
7 8 (5.56%) JavaScript
7 8 (5.56%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.86%) PHP
9 6 (4.17%) Korn
10 3 (2.08%) C-shell
11 2 (1.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.39%) VB
12 1 (0.69%) ABAP
12 1 (0.69%) VBScript
12 1 (0.69%) C
12 1 (0.69%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (5.56%) MCITP
2 8 (5.56%) MCSE
2 8 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.86%) Degree
4 3 (2.08%) CCNP
4 3 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (1.39%) ISEB
5 2 (1.39%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (1.39%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.69%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) JNCIA
6 1 (0.69%) JNCIS
6 1 (0.69%) JNCIP
6 1 (0.69%) MCDST
6 1 (0.69%) MCTS
6 1 (0.69%) CCNA
6 1 (0.69%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.69%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (15.28%) vSphere
3 21 (14.58%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 18 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 16 (11.11%) Active Directory
6 11 (7.64%) VMware ESX
7 10 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
9 5 (3.47%) VMware Server
10 4 (2.78%) Hyper-V
11 3 (2.08%) Samba
11 3 (2.08%) KVM
12 2 (1.39%) NFS
13 1 (0.69%) SRDF
13 1 (0.69%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 1 (0.69%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 20 (13.89%) Puppet
2 11 (7.64%) Red Hat Satellite
2 11 (7.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 9 (6.25%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 7 (4.86%) ZENworks
5 6 (4.17%) Tivoli
5 6 (4.17%) NetBackup
5 6 (4.17%) BladeLogic
5 6 (4.17%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (4.17%) Kibana
6 5 (3.47%) Oracle ZFS
6 5 (3.47%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 3 (2.08%) Nagios
8 2 (1.39%) OpenView
8 2 (1.39%) HP UCMDB
8 2 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (1.39%) yum
9 1 (0.69%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.69%) Ansible
9 1 (0.69%) Netcool
Vendors
1 82 (56.94%) Red Hat
2 68 (47.22%) VMware
3 56 (38.89%) Oracle
4 46 (31.94%) Microsoft
5 44 (30.56%) EMC
6 32 (22.22%) IBM
7 29 (20.14%) HP
8 22 (15.28%) Veritas
9 14 (9.72%) Micro Focus
10 12 (8.33%) Dell
11 10 (6.94%) Sun
11 10 (6.94%) NetApp
12 9 (6.25%) F5
13 8 (5.56%) Novell
13 8 (5.56%) Citrix
14 7 (4.86%) Cisco
15 6 (4.17%) Symantec
16 5 (3.47%) BMC
17 4 (2.78%) ATG
18 3 (2.08%) PlateSpin
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