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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
SUSE Linux
Rank 529 541 436
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -105
Contract jobs citing SUSE 65 59 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.53% 0.48% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 29 93
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 - £25.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 - £23.09
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £45.00 - £27.50

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
12279 12170 10292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.04% 22.04% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 6979 6782 5521
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £160 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £320 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1001 1050 1005
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.20 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% -4.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.12 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £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 24 April 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 24 April 2015.

SUSE Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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 +12 62 £405 -2.99% 11
London -5 17 £451 +12.55% 5
South East +4 13 £370 -7.50% 1
Shropshire -1 13 £475 -3.06%
West Midlands -4 13 £475 -3.06%
Telford -3 12 £438 -10.71%
Hampshire -5 7 £263 -34.37%
West Yorkshire - 5 £345 -
Yorkshire - 5 £345 -
East Midlands +8 4 £347 - 1
South West +7 4 - -
Nottinghamshire -1 4 £347 - 1
Nottingham -4 4 £347 - 1
North West -19 4 £500 +21.95% 1
Berkshire - 4 £400 - 1
Farnborough - 4 £263 -
City of London +15 3 £425 +0.05% 1
Basingstoke +6 3 - -
Scotland +1 3 £338 -25.00%
Croydon -5 3 £500 -9.09%
Glasgow - 3 £338 -
Devon - 3 - -
Cheshire -6 2 £500 +33.33% 1
Manchester -12 2 - -
Reading - 2 - - 1
Bracknell - 2 £400 -
Chester - 2 £500 - 1
Barnstaple - 2 - -
East of England +17 1 £275 - 3
Hertfordshire 0 1 £275 - 1

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 138 (97.18%) Linux
2 94 (66.20%) Red Hat
3 80 (56.34%) UNIX
4 72 (50.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 57 (40.14%) TCP/IP
6 55 (38.73%) Perl
7 49 (34.51%) Windows
7 49 (34.51%) Solaris
8 48 (33.80%) Oracle
9 42 (29.58%) VMware
10 40 (28.17%) SAN
10 40 (28.17%) Shell Script
11 39 (27.46%) DNS
12 37 (26.06%) Java
12 37 (26.06%) Finance
13 35 (24.65%) Banking
13 35 (24.65%) AIX
14 34 (23.94%) Configuration Management
15 31 (21.83%) HP
16 30 (21.13%) Veritas
16 30 (21.13%) WebLogic
16 30 (21.13%) SQL Server
16 30 (21.13%) XML
16 30 (21.13%) Change Management
16 30 (21.13%) Clustering
17 28 (19.72%) Firewall
17 28 (19.72%) OO
17 28 (19.72%) EMC
18 27 (19.01%) Microsoft
19 26 (18.31%) Sun

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (21.13%) WebLogic
2 25 (17.61%) Apache
3 13 (9.15%) WebSphere
3 13 (9.15%) IIS
4 10 (7.04%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.93%) Tomcat
6 5 (3.52%) Confluence
6 5 (3.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (2.11%) JBoss
7 3 (2.11%) iPlanet
7 3 (2.11%) IBM HTTP Server
7 3 (2.11%) Oracle Application Server
8 2 (1.41%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (1.41%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.41%) MQSeries
8 2 (1.41%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.70%) Lync
9 1 (0.70%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.70%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 7 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) MS Project
2 2 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.23%) GitHub
2 4 (2.82%) PaaS
3 2 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (0.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 57 (40.14%) TCP/IP
2 40 (28.17%) SAN
3 39 (27.46%) DNS
4 28 (19.72%) Firewall
5 15 (10.56%) Internet
6 14 (9.86%) HTTP
6 14 (9.86%) WAN
6 14 (9.86%) VLAN
7 13 (9.15%) SSL
8 12 (8.45%) VPN
8 12 (8.45%) NAS
9 11 (7.75%) LAN
10 10 (7.04%) BGP
11 8 (5.63%) Ethernet
12 7 (4.93%) Cisco ASA
12 7 (4.93%) Network Security
12 7 (4.93%) Cisco ISE
12 7 (4.93%) Spanning Tree
12 7 (4.93%) NetScaler
12 7 (4.93%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.56%) MySQL
3 14 (9.86%) MongoDB
4 10 (7.04%) Relational Database
5 9 (6.34%) Oracle Database
6 8 (5.63%) DB2
7 4 (2.82%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (2.82%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.41%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.41%) MS Access
8 2 (1.41%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.70%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.70%) Big Data
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.70%) Redis
9 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (7.75%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.23%) Subversion
3 5 (3.52%) Gerrit
3 5 (3.52%) JIRA
General
1 37 (26.06%) Finance
2 35 (24.65%) Banking
3 11 (7.75%) Investment Banking
4 8 (5.63%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.82%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.11%) Publishing
6 3 (2.11%) Legal
7 2 (1.41%) Retail
8 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 32 (22.54%) Developer
2 23 (16.20%) Administrator
3 20 (14.08%) Perl Developer
4 13 (9.15%) UNIX Engineer
4 13 (9.15%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (9.15%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (7.75%) Linux Administrator
6 10 (7.04%) UNIX Administrator
7 9 (6.34%) DBA
8 8 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
8 8 (5.63%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 7 (4.93%) Consultant
10 6 (4.23%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Network Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (3.52%) Storage Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Website Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.13%) XML
2 15 (10.56%) Middleware
3 11 (7.75%) HTML
4 8 (5.63%) CGI
4 8 (5.63%) CSS
5 7 (4.93%) Regular Expression
5 7 (4.93%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (4.23%) Web Services
6 6 (4.23%) REST
6 6 (4.23%) D3.js
6 6 (4.23%) Flot
7 4 (2.82%) FIX Protocol
8 3 (2.11%) J2EE
9 2 (1.41%) Ajax
9 2 (1.41%) XHTML
10 1 (0.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 1 (0.70%) HTML5
10 1 (0.70%) Catalyst
10 1 (0.70%) .NET
10 1 (0.70%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.13%) Clustering
2 21 (14.79%) Oracle Exalogic
3 20 (14.08%) Open Source
4 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.04%) Management Information System
6 9 (6.34%) Wiki
7 7 (4.93%) Symmetrix DMX
7 7 (4.93%) Replication
8 6 (4.23%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.82%) GIS
9 4 (2.82%) Eurex
10 3 (2.11%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.41%) Grid Computing
11 2 (1.41%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.70%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.70%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 138 (97.18%) Linux
2 80 (56.34%) UNIX
3 72 (50.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 49 (34.51%) Windows
4 49 (34.51%) Solaris
5 35 (24.65%) AIX
6 22 (15.49%) HPUX
7 18 (12.68%) Oracle Linux
8 17 (11.97%) Ubuntu
9 16 (11.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 12 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (7.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 9 (6.34%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (5.63%) CentOS
14 7 (4.93%) Windows 7
15 5 (3.52%) Debian
15 5 (3.52%) Slackware
16 4 (2.82%) zOS
16 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
17 3 (2.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (23.94%) Configuration Management
2 30 (21.13%) Change Management
3 28 (19.72%) OO
4 24 (16.90%) ITIL
5 14 (9.86%) Service Management
6 11 (7.75%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (7.75%) Load Balancing
7 10 (7.04%) ITSM
7 10 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (5.63%) Algorithmic Trading
8 8 (5.63%) Migration
8 8 (5.63%) Low Latency
8 8 (5.63%) DevOps
9 7 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (4.93%) Analytics
9 7 (4.93%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (4.93%) Web Development
10 6 (4.23%) Web Design
10 6 (4.23%) Responsive Web Design
10 6 (4.23%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 55 (38.73%) Perl
2 40 (28.17%) Shell Script
3 37 (26.06%) Java
4 24 (16.90%) Ruby
5 20 (14.08%) Bash Shell
5 20 (14.08%) Python
6 18 (12.68%) Korn
6 18 (12.68%) SQL
7 12 (8.45%) PowerShell
8 10 (7.04%) JavaScript
9 6 (4.23%) VBScript
10 4 (2.82%) C-shell
11 3 (2.11%) C++
12 2 (1.41%) C
12 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.41%) VB
12 2 (1.41%) FoxPro (VFP)
12 2 (1.41%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.70%) PHP
13 1 (0.70%) AWK
Qualifications
1 11 (7.75%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.93%) Degree
3 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.11%) Sun Certification
3 3 (2.11%) SCSA
4 2 (1.41%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
4 2 (1.41%) ISEB
4 2 (1.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.70%) CCNP
5 1 (0.70%) CCNA
5 1 (0.70%) CCDA
5 1 (0.70%) JNCIA
5 1 (0.70%) JNCIS
5 1 (0.70%) JNCIP
5 1 (0.70%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.70%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (16.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 15 (10.56%) vSphere
3 13 (9.15%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 13 (9.15%) Active Directory
4 10 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (4.93%) FreeRADIUS
5 7 (4.93%) NFS
6 6 (4.23%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.52%) Firmware
8 4 (2.82%) Samba
9 3 (2.11%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.11%) Veritas File System
9 3 (2.11%) KVM
9 3 (2.11%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (2.11%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.70%) Snort
10 1 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 20 (14.08%) Puppet
2 18 (12.68%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (7.75%) HP Operations Orchestration
4 7 (4.93%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (4.23%) Kibana
6 3 (2.11%) YaST
7 2 (1.41%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (1.41%) ZENworks
7 2 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 2 (1.41%) OpenView
7 2 (1.41%) SCOM
7 2 (1.41%) yum
7 2 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.70%) SCCM
8 1 (0.70%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.70%) Salt
8 1 (0.70%) Ansible
8 1 (0.70%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 94 (66.20%) Red Hat
2 48 (33.80%) Oracle
3 42 (29.58%) VMware
4 31 (21.83%) HP
5 30 (21.13%) Veritas
6 28 (19.72%) EMC
7 27 (19.01%) Microsoft
8 26 (18.31%) Sun
9 25 (17.61%) Cisco
10 20 (14.08%) IBM
11 15 (10.56%) NetApp
12 12 (8.45%) Citrix
13 8 (5.63%) F5
14 7 (4.93%) CheckPoint
14 7 (4.93%) CA
15 6 (4.23%) Dell
15 6 (4.23%) Splunk
16 5 (3.52%) Compaq
16 5 (3.52%) TIBCO
16 5 (3.52%) SGI
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