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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 539 510 433
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -77
Contract jobs citing SUSE 40 54 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.11% 0.20%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.35% 0.49% 0.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 30 61
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£450 £425 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +10.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £496 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £315 £375
% change year-on-year
+17.46% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 2
Average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.34
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.35 - £24.41
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 - £30.27
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £27.34

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
11424 10955 9398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.02% 21.88% 21.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6585 5962 4994
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £524 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £315 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.93% -1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 877 1012 998
Average hourly rate £15.75 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.56% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £15.50 £15.77
% change year-on-year
-3.22% -1.71%

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 5 March 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
Top 30 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 5 March 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 -20 37 £450 +12.50% 18
London -2 23 £475 +5.55% 5
South East -16 9 £316 +5.41% 4
Hampshire -11 4 £263 -38.23%
Farnborough - 4 £263 -
City of London +8 3 £544 +27.94% 1
East Midlands +3 1 - - 1
West Midlands -4 1 - -
Nottingham -5 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -10 1 - - 1
Yorkshire -23 1 £405 +35.00% 2
Leeds - 1 £405 - 1
North West - 1 £500 - 3
West Yorkshire - 1 £405 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £410 -
Cheshire - 1 £500 - 2
Devon - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
Warwickshire - - - -
Reading - - - - 1
Rugby - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Woking - - - -
Berkshire - - - - 3
Basingstoke - - - -
Chippenham - - - -
Colchester - - - -
Epsom - - - -
Exeter - - - -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 116 (89.92%) Linux
2 78 (60.47%) UNIX
3 73 (56.59%) Red Hat
4 65 (50.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (41.86%) Perl
6 50 (38.76%) Shell Script
7 48 (37.21%) TCP/IP
8 44 (34.11%) Banking
9 43 (33.33%) VMware
10 42 (32.56%) Solaris
11 39 (30.23%) DNS
12 38 (29.46%) SAN
12 38 (29.46%) Finance
13 34 (26.36%) Change Management
13 34 (26.36%) Java
14 32 (24.81%) Oracle
14 32 (24.81%) Windows
15 30 (23.26%) WebLogic
16 29 (22.48%) OO
17 28 (21.71%) XML
17 28 (21.71%) Clustering
18 27 (20.93%) AIX
18 27 (20.93%) Veritas
19 26 (20.16%) IBM
19 26 (20.16%) Oracle Exalogic
20 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
21 24 (18.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
22 23 (17.83%) Sun
22 23 (17.83%) Cisco
22 23 (17.83%) EMC

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 30 (23.26%) WebLogic
2 19 (14.73%) IIS
3 16 (12.40%) Apache
4 13 (10.08%) SharePoint
4 13 (10.08%) WebSphere
5 8 (6.20%) IBM HTTP Server
6 7 (5.43%) MS Exchange
7 4 (3.10%) Confluence
7 4 (3.10%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.78%) CICS
9 1 (0.78%) JBoss
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 1 (0.78%) CMS
9 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (3.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) GitHub
2 4 (3.10%) PaaS
3 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.78%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 48 (37.21%) TCP/IP
2 39 (30.23%) DNS
3 38 (29.46%) SAN
4 20 (15.50%) Firewall
5 14 (10.85%) VPN
6 13 (10.08%) VLAN
7 12 (9.30%) BGP
8 11 (8.53%) Internet
8 11 (8.53%) LAN
8 11 (8.53%) WAN
9 10 (7.75%) Ethernet
10 9 (6.98%) HTTP
10 9 (6.98%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (6.98%) Network Security
10 9 (6.98%) IPsec
10 9 (6.98%) Cisco ISE
10 9 (6.98%) NetScaler
10 9 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (6.20%) NAS
12 7 (5.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (19.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.75%) DB2
3 8 (6.20%) Relational Database
3 8 (6.20%) Oracle Database
4 7 (5.43%) RDBMS
4 7 (5.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.55%) MySQL
7 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.78%) Redis
7 1 (0.78%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 11 (8.53%) Subversion
2 10 (7.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.10%) Gerrit
3 4 (3.10%) JIRA
4 2 (1.55%) Introscope
5 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle APEX
General
1 44 (34.11%) Banking
2 38 (29.46%) Finance
3 12 (9.30%) Investment Banking
4 8 (6.20%) Financial Institution
5 6 (4.65%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.33%) Retail
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
7 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (23.26%) Developer
2 24 (18.60%) Perl Developer
3 21 (16.28%) Administrator
4 16 (12.40%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 15 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
5 15 (11.63%) UNIX Administrator
6 12 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
7 8 (6.20%) Linux Administrator
8 7 (5.43%) Network Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) UNIX Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (4.65%) DBA
10 5 (3.88%) Storage Engineer
11 4 (3.10%) SQL DBA
11 4 (3.10%) Technical Manager
11 4 (3.10%) Security Engineer
11 4 (3.10%) Network Security Engineer
12 3 (2.33%) Consultant
12 3 (2.33%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.71%) XML
2 13 (10.08%) Middleware
3 9 (6.98%) Regular Expression
4 5 (3.88%) Web Services
5 4 (3.10%) Worklight
5 4 (3.10%) FIX Protocol
6 3 (2.33%) HTML
6 3 (2.33%) .NET
7 1 (0.78%) J2EE
7 1 (0.78%) JDBC
7 1 (0.78%) JSP
7 1 (0.78%) Servlets
7 1 (0.78%) CGI
7 1 (0.78%) Spring MVC
7 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.78%) jQuery
7 1 (0.78%) Spring
7 1 (0.78%) LAMP
7 1 (0.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (0.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 28 (21.71%) Clustering
2 26 (20.16%) Oracle Exalogic
3 14 (10.85%) Wiki
4 10 (7.75%) Symmetrix DMX
5 7 (5.43%) Open Source
6 6 (4.65%) Management Information System
7 5 (3.88%) Replication
8 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (3.10%) GIS
9 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.78%) PMI
10 1 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.78%) PKI
10 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 116 (89.92%) Linux
2 78 (60.47%) UNIX
3 65 (50.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 42 (32.56%) Solaris
5 32 (24.81%) Windows
6 27 (20.93%) AIX
7 19 (14.73%) HPUX
8 16 (12.40%) Ubuntu
9 15 (11.63%) Oracle Linux
10 11 (8.53%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (8.53%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 7 (5.43%) CentOS
12 7 (5.43%) Windows 7
13 5 (3.88%) Slackware
14 4 (3.10%) Windows 8
14 4 (3.10%) Debian
15 3 (2.33%) Windows XP
16 2 (1.55%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.36%) Change Management
2 29 (22.48%) OO
3 15 (11.63%) Configuration Management
4 13 (10.08%) ITIL
4 13 (10.08%) Migration
5 12 (9.30%) Service Management
6 10 (7.75%) Load Balancing
7 9 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (6.20%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (5.43%) Algorithmic Trading
9 7 (5.43%) Low Latency
10 6 (4.65%) Line Management
10 6 (4.65%) ITSM
11 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2
11 5 (3.88%) DevOps
11 5 (3.88%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.10%) Infrastructure Management
12 4 (3.10%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.86%) Perl
2 50 (38.76%) Shell Script
3 34 (26.36%) Java
4 17 (13.18%) Bash Shell
4 17 (13.18%) SQL
4 17 (13.18%) Korn
5 16 (12.40%) Python
6 13 (10.08%) Ruby
7 9 (6.98%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.88%) VBScript
9 4 (3.10%) Jython
9 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
9 4 (3.10%) C++
10 3 (2.33%) C
11 2 (1.55%) Bourne shell
11 2 (1.55%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.78%) PHP
12 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.78%) AWK
12 1 (0.78%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.88%) VCP4
3 3 (2.33%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.33%) Degree
3 3 (2.33%) SCSA
4 2 (1.55%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.78%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.78%) CCNP
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) CCDA
5 1 (0.78%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.78%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.78%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.78%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.60%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 21 (16.28%) vSphere
3 12 (9.30%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 9 (6.98%) FreeRADIUS
5 8 (6.20%) Firmware
6 7 (5.43%) NFS
6 7 (5.43%) Active Directory
7 4 (3.10%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (2.33%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.33%) Veritas File System
9 2 (1.55%) Samba
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle RMAN
10 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.78%) Snort
10 1 (0.78%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (13.95%) Puppet
2 14 (10.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.43%) CA Spectrum
3 7 (5.43%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 3 (2.33%) YaST
5 2 (1.55%) NetBackup
5 2 (1.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
5 2 (1.55%) SCOM
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.78%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.78%) SCCM
6 1 (0.78%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.78%) CA Wily
6 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.78%) Salt
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 73 (56.59%) Red Hat
2 43 (33.33%) VMware
3 32 (24.81%) Oracle
4 27 (20.93%) Veritas
5 26 (20.16%) IBM
6 23 (17.83%) Sun
6 23 (17.83%) Cisco
6 23 (17.83%) EMC
7 20 (15.50%) HP
8 16 (12.40%) NetApp
9 11 (8.53%) Citrix
10 9 (6.98%) CheckPoint
11 8 (6.20%) CA
11 8 (6.20%) Microsoft
12 6 (4.65%) Splunk
13 5 (3.88%) SGI
13 5 (3.88%) Compaq
13 5 (3.88%) Sybase
13 5 (3.88%) Brocade
14 4 (3.10%) ION Trading
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