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 21 February 2017 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
UK
Rank 529 542 571
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +29
Contract jobs citing SUSE 67 82 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.16% 0.095%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.72% 0.75% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 47 23
Median daily rate £395 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £273 £360
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.67% +7.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Median hourly rate £24.50 £23.00 £39.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.52% -41.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £21.30 £37.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £50.00 £43.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -42.67%

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
9321 10942 11562
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.56% 21.39% 22.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 5962 6649 6713
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 733 891
Median hourly rate £16.25 £17.50 £16.16
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +8.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +9.37%

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 21 February 2017.

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 24 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +11 64 £388 -3.12% 5
London +5 37 £408 -4.11% 1
South East +12 9 £318 -13.01% 3
Yorkshire +2 9 £381 -4.68%
South Yorkshire -5 6 £369 -7.81%
Berkshire +19 5 £310 -46.08% 2
Sheffield +2 5 £350 -12.50%
North West - 5 £310 - 1
Liverpool - 4 £310 -
Merseyside - 4 £310 -
West Yorkshire +14 3 £419 -8.21%
Leeds +3 3 £419 -8.21%
Warwickshire -1 3 - -
West Midlands -4 3 - -
Warwick +1 2 - -
Scotland - 2 £400 -
Glasgow - 2 £400 -
Hampshire +7 1 £450 +79.64%
Barnsley +2 1 £388 +9.92%
Tyne and Wear -16 1 £400 -27.27%
North East -18 1 £400 -27.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 1 £400 -27.27%
Gaydon - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Linux
2 100 (58.48%) Unix
3 94 (54.97%) Red Hat
4 72 (42.11%) VMware
5 68 (39.77%) AIX
6 67 (39.18%) Oracle
7 64 (37.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 52 (30.41%) Solaris
9 50 (29.24%) Windows
10 49 (28.65%) Bash Shell
11 46 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
11 46 (26.90%) IBM
12 44 (25.73%) Firewall
13 43 (25.15%) ITIL
14 42 (24.56%) Puppet
15 37 (21.64%) Perl
15 37 (21.64%) Veritas
16 35 (20.47%) DNS
17 34 (19.88%) Finance
18 33 (19.30%) TCP/IP
19 32 (18.71%) Oracle Linux
20 31 (18.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
20 31 (18.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
20 31 (18.13%) Windows Server
21 30 (17.54%) Load Balancing
22 29 (16.96%) SAN
23 28 (16.37%) Data Centre
24 27 (15.79%) Configuration Management
24 27 (15.79%) Python
25 25 (14.62%) SSL

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 20 (11.70%) Apache
2 17 (9.94%) Tomcat
3 14 (8.19%) WebLogic
4 13 (7.60%) JBoss
5 11 (6.43%) iPlanet
6 10 (5.85%) Oracle Application Server
7 9 (5.26%) WebSphere
8 7 (4.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (4.09%) MS Exchange
9 6 (3.51%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (2.34%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.75%) CICS
12 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (1.75%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (1.75%) IIS
13 2 (1.17%) MindAlign
14 1 (0.58%) NetWeaver
14 1 (0.58%) nginx
Applications
1 7 (4.09%) MS Visio
2 4 (2.34%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (5.85%) GitHub
4 8 (4.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.58%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.58%) Office 365
5 1 (0.58%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (25.73%) Firewall
2 35 (20.47%) DNS
3 33 (19.30%) TCP/IP
4 29 (16.96%) SAN
5 25 (14.62%) SSL
6 18 (10.53%) NAS
7 13 (7.60%) LDAP
8 10 (5.85%) HTTP
9 9 (5.26%) DHCP
9 9 (5.26%) WAN
10 7 (4.09%) FTP
10 7 (4.09%) Network Security
10 7 (4.09%) VPN
10 7 (4.09%) Wireshark
11 6 (3.51%) Ethernet
11 6 (3.51%) LAN
12 5 (2.92%) SSH
13 3 (1.75%) OpenLDAP
14 2 (1.17%) IMAP
14 2 (1.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.36%) Oracle Database
2 9 (5.26%) DB2
3 8 (4.68%) Oracle Database 12c
4 5 (2.92%) MySQL
5 3 (1.75%) Big Data
5 3 (1.75%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.17%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (8.77%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.09%) Jenkins
3 5 (2.92%) JIRA
3 5 (2.92%) Vagrant
4 3 (1.75%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.75%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.17%) Subversion
6 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.58%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.58%) GitLab
6 1 (0.58%) Hudson
6 1 (0.58%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 34 (19.88%) Finance
2 15 (8.77%) Banking
3 10 (5.85%) Retail
4 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.58%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Electronics
5 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.58%) Marketing
5 1 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.58%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (21.05%) Administrator
2 33 (19.30%) Linux Engineer
3 29 (16.96%) Unix Administrator
4 23 (13.45%) Systems Administrator
5 22 (12.87%) Unix Engineer
6 21 (12.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 19 (11.11%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 15 (8.77%) DevOps Engineer
8 15 (8.77%) Linux Administrator
9 11 (6.43%) Support Engineer
10 10 (5.85%) Developer
10 10 (5.85%) Unix Linux Engineer
11 9 (5.26%) DBA
11 9 (5.26%) Oracle DBA
11 9 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
12 8 (4.68%) VMware Engineer
12 8 (4.68%) Windows Engineer
13 7 (4.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 7 (4.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (4.09%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.53%) Middleware
2 15 (8.77%) Web Services
3 11 (6.43%) J2EE
4 7 (4.09%) LAMP
4 7 (4.09%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 3 (1.75%) CGI
5 3 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
5 3 (1.75%) Embperl
5 3 (1.75%) FastCGI
5 3 (1.75%) Memcached
5 3 (1.75%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (1.75%) WebSphere MQ
5 3 (1.75%) XML
6 2 (1.17%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.58%) CSS
7 1 (0.58%) HTML
7 1 (0.58%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.58%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.37%) Data Centre
2 15 (8.77%) Clustering
3 11 (6.43%) Replication
4 7 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.09%) Symmetrix
5 6 (3.51%) DataPower
6 5 (2.92%) PKI
7 4 (2.34%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.75%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.75%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.75%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.17%) CLARiiON
9 2 (1.17%) Equities
9 2 (1.17%) Fintech
9 2 (1.17%) VxBlock/Vblock
10 1 (0.58%) FMCG
10 1 (0.58%) Life Science
10 1 (0.58%) Oracle Exalogic
10 1 (0.58%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 171 (100.00%) Linux
2 100 (58.48%) Unix
3 68 (39.77%) AIX
4 64 (37.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 52 (30.41%) Solaris
6 50 (29.24%) Windows
7 32 (18.71%) Oracle Linux
8 31 (18.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 31 (18.13%) Windows Server
9 19 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (10.53%) CentOS
11 17 (9.94%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (9.36%) Ubuntu
13 15 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (6.43%) HPUX
15 7 (4.09%) VMS
16 6 (3.51%) Debian
17 3 (1.75%) zOS
18 2 (1.17%) Windows 7
19 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.15%) ITIL
2 30 (17.54%) Load Balancing
3 27 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 22 (12.87%) Change Management
5 20 (11.70%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 17 (9.94%) High Availability
8 15 (8.77%) DevOps
8 15 (8.77%) Service Management
9 13 (7.60%) ITSM
10 11 (6.43%) Migration
11 9 (5.26%) Network Architecture
12 8 (4.68%) Continuous Delivery
12 8 (4.68%) Performance Optimisation
12 8 (4.68%) Performance Tuning
13 7 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (4.09%) Mentoring
13 7 (4.09%) Network Management
13 7 (4.09%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 49 (28.65%) Bash Shell
2 37 (21.64%) Perl
3 27 (15.79%) Python
4 23 (13.45%) Ruby
5 19 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 19 (11.11%) SQL
6 14 (8.19%) Java
7 13 (7.60%) Korn
8 6 (3.51%) PHP
8 6 (3.51%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.34%) C++
9 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.75%) C
10 3 (1.75%) C#
10 3 (1.75%) COBOL
10 3 (1.75%) Go
11 1 (0.58%) C-shell
11 1 (0.58%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.58%) Julia
Qualifications
1 25 (14.62%) Security Cleared
2 21 (12.28%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (3.51%) CCDA
4 6 (3.51%) CCNA
4 6 (3.51%) CCNP
4 6 (3.51%) Degree
4 6 (3.51%) JNCIA
4 6 (3.51%) JNCIP
4 6 (3.51%) JNCIS
5 3 (1.75%) CCIE
5 3 (1.75%) CISSP
5 3 (1.75%) MCSE
5 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.75%) RHCE
5 3 (1.75%) RHCSA
5 3 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.58%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (26.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (18.13%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 22 (12.87%) VMware ESXi
4 21 (12.28%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 19 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
6 15 (8.77%) Oracle RAC
7 14 (8.19%) NFS
7 14 (8.19%) vSphere
8 13 (7.60%) Active Directory
9 11 (6.43%) Docker
10 7 (4.09%) SRDF
10 7 (4.09%) Veritas File System
11 6 (3.51%) Hyper-V
12 4 (2.34%) KVM
13 3 (1.75%) Squid
14 2 (1.17%) Samba
14 2 (1.17%) Sendmail
14 2 (1.17%) VMware ESX
14 2 (1.17%) XenApp
14 2 (1.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (24.56%) Puppet
2 15 (8.77%) Ansible
3 12 (7.02%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 11 (6.43%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (4.09%) NetBackup
5 7 (4.09%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 6 (3.51%) Data Guard
6 6 (3.51%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 5 (2.92%) Control-M
8 3 (1.75%) Cobbler
8 3 (1.75%) Graphite
8 3 (1.75%) Kibana
8 3 (1.75%) logstash
9 2 (1.17%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (1.17%) HP Data Protector
9 2 (1.17%) Nagios
9 2 (1.17%) OpenView
9 2 (1.17%) Oracle ZFS
9 2 (1.17%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 94 (54.97%) Red Hat
2 72 (42.11%) VMware
3 67 (39.18%) Oracle
4 46 (26.90%) IBM
5 37 (21.64%) Veritas
6 25 (14.62%) Cisco
7 23 (13.45%) EMC
8 20 (11.70%) Sun
9 18 (10.53%) HP
10 17 (9.94%) Microsoft
11 15 (8.77%) NetApp
12 11 (6.43%) F5
13 9 (5.26%) Dell
13 9 (5.26%) Juniper
13 9 (5.26%) SAP
14 7 (4.09%) Riverbed
14 7 (4.09%) Software AG
14 7 (4.09%) webMethods
15 5 (2.92%) 3PAR
16 3 (1.75%) Splunk
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