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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 528 580 554
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -26
Contract jobs citing SUSE 93 65 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.12% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.88% 0.55% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 36 56
Median daily rate £425 £420 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +11.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £339 £325 £316
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £600 £494
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-9.37% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +66.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £30.00

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
10521 11861 12939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 21.22% 21.52% 22.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6604 6983 7657
Median daily rate £388 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 678 969 1114
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £42.46 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 +33 90 £425 +1.19% 10
London +35 59 £450 +4.04% 7
Yorkshire +25 13 £350 -12.50% 1
South Yorkshire -2 13 £350 -12.50% 1
Barnsley 0 8 £388 +1.97%
City of London -3 7 £450 -14.28% 1
South East +16 6 £400 -4.76%
New Malden -6 5 - -
West Midlands -12 5 - -
Sheffield -9 4 £350 -12.50% 1
North West - 4 £330 -
Surrey - 3 £345 -
Shropshire - 3 - -
Telford - 3 - -
Hampshire +14 2 £438 +25.00%
Birmingham -8 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £400 -
North East - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £400 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £330 -
Liverpool - 2 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £400 -
Nottingham 0 1 - - 1
Nottinghamshire -1 1 - - 1
East Midlands -4 1 - - 1
South Wales - 1 - -
Cardiff - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 - -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 99 (55.62%) Unix
3 80 (44.94%) Red Hat
4 78 (43.82%) AIX
5 74 (41.57%) Oracle
6 70 (39.33%) Solaris
7 68 (38.20%) VMware
8 55 (30.90%) Firewall
8 55 (30.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 52 (29.21%) Windows
10 47 (26.40%) Bash Shell
11 46 (25.84%) ITIL
12 43 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
13 42 (23.60%) DNS
14 41 (23.03%) Veritas
14 41 (23.03%) IBM
14 41 (23.03%) Perl
15 39 (21.91%) SAN
16 37 (20.79%) Load Balancing
17 34 (19.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
18 33 (18.54%) Puppet
18 33 (18.54%) Oracle Linux
18 33 (18.54%) Finance
19 32 (17.98%) Python
20 31 (17.42%) Configuration Management
21 30 (16.85%) Cisco
21 30 (16.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
22 29 (16.29%) SSL
23 27 (15.17%) SQL
23 27 (15.17%) EMC

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 21 (11.80%) Apache
2 18 (10.11%) Tomcat
3 11 (6.18%) iPlanet
3 11 (6.18%) JBoss
3 11 (6.18%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.62%) Oracle Application Server
5 8 (4.49%) CICS
5 8 (4.49%) IBM HTTP Server
6 5 (2.81%) MS Exchange
6 5 (2.81%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.69%) WebSphere Application Server
8 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (1.12%) IIS
8 2 (1.12%) MindAlign
8 2 (1.12%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.56%) nginx
9 1 (0.56%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (5.06%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 24 (13.48%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (6.74%) GitHub
2 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.56%) Office 365
4 1 (0.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 55 (30.90%) Firewall
2 42 (23.60%) DNS
3 39 (21.91%) SAN
4 29 (16.29%) SSL
5 25 (14.04%) TCP/IP
6 24 (13.48%) NAS
7 12 (6.74%) DHCP
7 12 (6.74%) HTTP
8 11 (6.18%) WAN
9 9 (5.06%) Network Security
9 9 (5.06%) Wireshark
10 8 (4.49%) VPN
11 7 (3.93%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.93%) LAN
11 7 (3.93%) LDAP
12 5 (2.81%) FTP
13 3 (1.69%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (1.69%) SSH
13 3 (1.69%) VLAN
14 2 (1.12%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.67%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.87%) Oracle Database 12c
3 13 (7.30%) DB2
4 9 (5.06%) MySQL
5 4 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.69%) Big Data
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.12%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.56%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.56%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (7.87%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.93%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.81%) JIRA
4 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.12%) Subversion
6 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.56%) GitLab
6 1 (0.56%) Hudson
6 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.56%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (18.54%) Finance
2 16 (8.99%) Banking
3 14 (7.87%) Retail
4 4 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.12%) Electronics
5 2 (1.12%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.12%) Marketing
5 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Local Government
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (23.60%) Administrator
2 26 (14.61%) Unix Administrator
3 24 (13.48%) Systems Administrator
4 19 (10.67%) Linux Engineer
5 18 (10.11%) Linux Administrator
6 16 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (8.43%) Architect
7 15 (8.43%) Unix Systems Administrator
8 14 (7.87%) DBA
8 14 (7.87%) Oracle DBA
9 13 (7.30%) DevOps Engineer
9 13 (7.30%) Unix Engineer
10 11 (6.18%) Consultant
10 11 (6.18%) Infrastructure Architect
10 11 (6.18%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (5.62%) Developer
11 10 (5.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 8 (4.49%) Network Engineer
13 6 (3.37%) Solutions Architect
13 6 (3.37%) Unix Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (13.48%) Middleware
2 18 (10.11%) Web Services
3 13 (7.30%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 11 (6.18%) J2EE
5 8 (4.49%) LAMP
5 8 (4.49%) WebSphere MQ
6 5 (2.81%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (2.25%) CGI
7 4 (2.25%) Embperl
7 4 (2.25%) FastCGI
7 4 (2.25%) Memcached
8 2 (1.12%) CSS
8 2 (1.12%) HTML
8 2 (1.12%) LAPP Stack
8 2 (1.12%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.56%) Ajax
9 1 (0.56%) Django
9 1 (0.56%) HTML5
9 1 (0.56%) JSON
9 1 (0.56%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.80%) Clustering
2 18 (10.11%) Data Centre
3 12 (6.74%) Replication
4 9 (5.06%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.37%) DataPower
7 4 (2.25%) Blackberry
7 4 (2.25%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.25%) Symmetrix
8 3 (1.69%) Fat Client
8 3 (1.69%) PDA
8 3 (1.69%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.69%) Thin Client
8 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.12%) Equities
9 2 (1.12%) Fintech
9 2 (1.12%) PKI
9 2 (1.12%) Symmetrix DMX
9 2 (1.12%) VCE vBlock
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle Exalogic
Operating Systems
1 178 (100.00%) Linux
2 99 (55.62%) Unix
3 78 (43.82%) AIX
4 70 (39.33%) Solaris
5 55 (30.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (29.21%) Windows
7 33 (18.54%) Oracle Linux
8 25 (14.04%) Windows Server
9 21 (11.80%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 21 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 17 (9.55%) CentOS
12 16 (8.99%) Ubuntu
13 12 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (6.18%) HPUX
15 8 (4.49%) VMS
15 8 (4.49%) zOS
16 3 (1.69%) Debian
17 2 (1.12%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (25.84%) ITIL
2 37 (20.79%) Load Balancing
3 31 (17.42%) Configuration Management
4 21 (11.80%) High Availability
5 19 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (10.67%) Change Management
6 16 (8.99%) Migration
7 15 (8.43%) DevOps
8 12 (6.74%) Service Management
9 11 (6.18%) ITIL V3
9 11 (6.18%) Network Architecture
9 11 (6.18%) Performance Tuning
10 10 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (5.06%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (5.06%) ITSM
11 9 (5.06%) Network Management
12 8 (4.49%) Feasibility Study
12 8 (4.49%) Open Source
13 6 (3.37%) Analytics
13 6 (3.37%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 47 (26.40%) Bash Shell
2 41 (23.03%) Perl
3 32 (17.98%) Python
4 27 (15.17%) SQL
5 26 (14.61%) Shell Script
6 25 (14.04%) Ruby
7 19 (10.67%) Korn
8 10 (5.62%) Java
9 9 (5.06%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.93%) PHP
11 5 (2.81%) C++
12 4 (2.25%) C
12 4 (2.25%) Go
12 4 (2.25%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.56%) C-shell
14 1 (0.56%) Julia
Qualifications
1 25 (14.04%) Security Cleared
2 20 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.49%) CCNA
3 8 (4.49%) CCNP
3 8 (4.49%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (3.93%) CCDA
4 7 (3.93%) JNCIA
4 7 (3.93%) JNCIP
4 7 (3.93%) JNCIS
5 6 (3.37%) Degree
6 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.56%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.56%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (24.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (19.10%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 30 (16.85%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 20 (11.24%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (10.11%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (7.87%) vSphere
7 12 (6.74%) Active Directory
7 12 (6.74%) Docker
7 12 (6.74%) NFS
8 11 (6.18%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (4.49%) Hyper-V
10 4 (2.25%) KVM
10 4 (2.25%) Squid
10 4 (2.25%) SRDF
10 4 (2.25%) Veritas File System
11 3 (1.69%) Terminal Server
12 2 (1.12%) Sendmail
12 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.12%) XenApp
12 2 (1.12%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (18.54%) Puppet
2 13 (7.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (6.74%) Ansible
4 11 (6.18%) Data Guard
5 5 (2.81%) Control-M
6 4 (2.25%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (2.25%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 3 (1.69%) Nagios
7 3 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
8 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
8 2 (1.12%) OpenView
8 2 (1.12%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.56%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.56%) Rancher
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.56%) rkt
9 1 (0.56%) Salt
9 1 (0.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 80 (44.94%) Red Hat
2 74 (41.57%) Oracle
3 68 (38.20%) VMware
4 41 (23.03%) IBM
4 41 (23.03%) Veritas
5 30 (16.85%) Cisco
6 27 (15.17%) EMC
7 26 (14.61%) HP
8 19 (10.67%) Sun
9 16 (8.99%) Microsoft
10 14 (7.87%) Dell
11 11 (6.18%) F5
11 11 (6.18%) Juniper
11 11 (6.18%) SAP
12 10 (5.62%) Software AG
12 10 (5.62%) webMethods
13 9 (5.06%) Riverbed
14 8 (4.49%) Intel
15 6 (3.37%) NetApp
16 5 (2.81%) Citrix
Central London / West End
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £66,500 per annum + Outstanding Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
iKas International
Posted: Yesterday
South England
The Curve Group
Rate: £450 - £500+ per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £415 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Excellent
Posted: 4 days ago