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 6 July 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 544 506 471
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -35
Contract jobs citing SUSE 65 85 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.16% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.54% 0.69% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 41 69
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £200 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £415 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £150 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
-53.48% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 0
Average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.50 £28.50 -
% change year-on-year
-31.57% -

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
12024 12262 10948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.91% 23.17% 22.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7056 6974 5951
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 934 1020 1010
Average hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.95 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.35 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+9.00% -6.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 -24 63 £331 -5.35% 12
London -23 23 £440 +17.33% 2
West Midlands +10 14 £150 -
South East -9 9 £450 +63.63% 3
Yorkshire - 8 £413 - 3
Berkshire +10 7 £400 +100.00%
South West -2 7 - -
City of London -1 5 £451 +20.13%
Croydon -9 5 £338 -9.39% 1
Barnstaple - 5 - -
Leeds - 5 - -
Devon - 5 - -
West Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £413 - 1
Somerset +9 2 - -
Reading +6 2 - -
Basingstoke +6 2 £450 +125.00% 1
Hampshire +1 2 £450 +125.00% 1
Scotland -6 2 £350 +55.55%
Paddington - 2 £450 -
Sheffield - 2 £400 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £400 -
Glasgow - 2 £350 -
Hungerford - 2 £375 -
Nottingham -6 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -7 1 - -
East Midlands -9 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
Slough - 1 £450 -
Warwickshire - 1 £150 -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 121 (94.53%) Linux
2 71 (55.47%) Red Hat
3 53 (41.41%) Oracle
4 52 (40.63%) Windows
5 46 (35.94%) VMware
6 45 (35.16%) UNIX
6 45 (35.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 40 (31.25%) Microsoft
8 37 (28.91%) Solaris
9 35 (27.34%) EMC
10 33 (25.78%) TCP/IP
11 32 (25.00%) AIX
11 32 (25.00%) SAN
12 30 (23.44%) Configuration Management
13 29 (22.66%) HP
14 27 (21.09%) Finance
15 24 (18.75%) Web Services
16 22 (17.19%) XML
16 22 (17.19%) Perl
16 22 (17.19%) Veritas
17 21 (16.41%) Oracle Database
18 20 (15.63%) vSphere
19 19 (14.84%) Sun
19 19 (14.84%) IBM
19 19 (14.84%) IIS
20 18 (14.06%) ITIL
20 18 (14.06%) SQL
20 18 (14.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
21 17 (13.28%) Active Directory
21 17 (13.28%) Ruby

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 19 (14.84%) IIS
2 16 (12.50%) Apache
3 7 (5.47%) WebSphere
4 5 (3.91%) Confluence
4 5 (3.91%) Tomcat
4 5 (3.91%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (3.91%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.13%) MS Exchange
6 3 (2.34%) JBoss
6 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
6 3 (2.34%) iPlanet
6 3 (2.34%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (1.56%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.56%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (1.56%) WebLogic Integration
7 2 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.56%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.78%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.78%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.56%) MS Project
2 2 (1.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.34%) GitHub
2 2 (1.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.78%) Route 53
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (25.78%) TCP/IP
2 32 (25.00%) SAN
3 16 (12.50%) Firewall
4 12 (9.38%) NAS
4 12 (9.38%) DNS
4 12 (9.38%) WAN
5 9 (7.03%) LAN
5 9 (7.03%) HTTP
5 9 (7.03%) SSL
5 9 (7.03%) Internet
6 8 (6.25%) VLAN
7 6 (4.69%) VPN
8 5 (3.91%) ATM
8 5 (3.91%) Unified Communications
9 4 (3.13%) Network Security
9 4 (3.13%) iSCSI
9 4 (3.13%) BIG-IP
9 4 (3.13%) LDAP
10 3 (2.34%) Ethernet
10 3 (2.34%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (16.41%) Oracle Database
2 16 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 14 (10.94%) MongoDB
4 13 (10.16%) MySQL
5 8 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.34%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.34%) DB2
6 3 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.56%) MS Access
7 2 (1.56%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.78%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.78%) Redis
8 1 (0.78%) Big Data
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.78%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio
1 14 (10.94%) Eclipse
1 14 (10.94%) Dreamweaver
2 10 (7.81%) Git (software)
3 5 (3.91%) Gerrit
3 5 (3.91%) JIRA
4 2 (1.56%) Jenkins
General
1 27 (21.09%) Finance
2 12 (9.38%) Banking
3 9 (7.03%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.13%) Investment Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Legal
5 3 (2.34%) Publishing
6 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (19.53%) Administrator
2 24 (18.75%) Developer
3 15 (11.72%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (10.94%) COBOL Developer
5 13 (10.16%) Linux Administrator
5 13 (10.16%) Support Engineer
6 11 (8.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 11 (8.59%) Linux Engineer
7 10 (7.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (7.03%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (7.03%) DBA
8 9 (7.03%) Wintel Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) Design Engineer
9 8 (6.25%) Server Engineer
10 7 (5.47%) UNIX Administrator
10 7 (5.47%) Consultant
10 7 (5.47%) Server Support
10 7 (5.47%) Server Support Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) UNIX Engineer
11 6 (4.69%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.75%) Web Services
2 22 (17.19%) XML
3 10 (7.81%) Middleware
4 8 (6.25%) HTML
4 8 (6.25%) CSS
4 8 (6.25%) CGI
5 7 (5.47%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (4.69%) REST
6 6 (4.69%) D3.js
6 6 (4.69%) Flot
7 3 (2.34%) J2EE
8 2 (1.56%) XHTML
8 2 (1.56%) Regular Expression
8 2 (1.56%) Ajax
9 1 (0.78%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.78%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (0.78%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.78%) .NET
9 1 (0.78%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (12.50%) Clustering
2 14 (10.94%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.47%) Data Centre
3 7 (5.47%) Management Information System
4 6 (4.69%) Replication
4 6 (4.69%) Visualisation
5 3 (2.34%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.56%) Wiki
6 2 (1.56%) GIS
6 2 (1.56%) Grid Computing
6 2 (1.56%) AS400
6 2 (1.56%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.78%) DTV
7 1 (0.78%) CLARiiON
7 1 (0.78%) Symmetrix
7 1 (0.78%) Celerra
7 1 (0.78%) FMCG
7 1 (0.78%) Symmetrix DMX
7 1 (0.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 121 (94.53%) Linux
2 52 (40.63%) Windows
3 45 (35.16%) UNIX
3 45 (35.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 37 (28.91%) Solaris
5 32 (25.00%) AIX
6 16 (12.50%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (10.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (10.16%) Oracle Linux
8 12 (9.38%) Ubuntu
9 11 (8.59%) HPUX
10 10 (7.81%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (6.25%) CentOS
12 7 (5.47%) NetWare
13 4 (3.13%) zOS
13 4 (3.13%) Debian
14 2 (1.56%) Fedora
14 2 (1.56%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (23.44%) Configuration Management
2 18 (14.06%) ITIL
3 16 (12.50%) Open Source
4 15 (11.72%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (10.16%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (10.16%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (6.25%) Web Development
6 8 (6.25%) Service Management
6 8 (6.25%) Change Management
6 8 (6.25%) OO
7 7 (5.47%) ITSM
7 7 (5.47%) Analytics
8 6 (4.69%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (4.69%) DevOps
8 6 (4.69%) Microservices
8 6 (4.69%) Migration
8 6 (4.69%) Web Design
9 5 (3.91%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (3.91%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.91%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (17.19%) Perl
2 18 (14.06%) SQL
3 17 (13.28%) Ruby
4 16 (12.50%) Python
4 16 (12.50%) Bash Shell
5 14 (10.94%) C#
5 14 (10.94%) COBOL
5 14 (10.94%) Java
6 12 (9.38%) PowerShell
7 9 (7.03%) Korn
8 8 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 8 (6.25%) JavaScript
9 5 (3.91%) VBScript
10 4 (3.13%) C-shell
11 2 (1.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 2 (1.56%) VB
12 1 (0.78%) ABAP
12 1 (0.78%) C++
12 1 (0.78%) AWK
Qualifications
1 9 (7.03%) Degree
2 6 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.91%) MCSE
3 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 5 (3.91%) MCITP
4 2 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.56%) SCSA
4 2 (1.56%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.56%) Sun Certification
4 2 (1.56%) ISEB
4 2 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.56%) CCNP
4 2 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.78%) CITP
5 1 (0.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.78%) CCNA
5 1 (0.78%) CCDA
5 1 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.78%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.56%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
System Software
1 20 (15.63%) vSphere
2 18 (14.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 17 (13.28%) Active Directory
4 16 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (11.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 9 (7.03%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (4.69%) NFS
7 6 (4.69%) VMware ESX
8 5 (3.91%) VMware Server
9 3 (2.34%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.34%) Samba
9 3 (2.34%) Veritas File System
9 3 (2.34%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.34%) KVM
10 2 (1.56%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.78%) SRDF
11 1 (0.78%) EMC RecoverPoint
11 1 (0.78%) Firmware
11 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 16 (12.50%) Puppet
2 10 (7.81%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (5.47%) ZENworks
3 7 (5.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 6 (4.69%) BladeLogic
4 6 (4.69%) Kibana
5 4 (3.13%) Red Hat Satellite
6 3 (2.34%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.56%) Nagios
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (1.56%) OpenView
7 2 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (1.56%) yum
7 2 (1.56%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (1.56%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.78%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.78%) Ansible
8 1 (0.78%) Salt
8 1 (0.78%) EMC TimeFinder
Vendors
1 71 (55.47%) Red Hat
2 53 (41.41%) Oracle
3 46 (35.94%) VMware
4 40 (31.25%) Microsoft
5 35 (27.34%) EMC
6 29 (22.66%) HP
7 22 (17.19%) Veritas
8 19 (14.84%) Sun
8 19 (14.84%) IBM
9 14 (10.94%) Micro Focus
10 13 (10.16%) NetApp
11 11 (8.59%) Dell
11 11 (8.59%) Citrix
12 10 (7.81%) Cisco
13 8 (6.25%) Novell
14 7 (5.47%) F5
15 5 (3.91%) BMC
16 3 (2.34%) SAP
16 3 (2.34%) Symantec
16 3 (2.34%) PlateSpin
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