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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 564 556 531
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -25
Contract jobs citing SUSE 87 68 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.71% 0.57% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 36 38
Median daily rate £431 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.81% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £508 £527
UK excluding London median daily rate £433 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 -
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -

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
12242 11967 12006
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.86% 22.10% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7657 6932 6820
Median daily rate £390 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £173 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £347 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.32% +11.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 640 981 1053
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 £11.42 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £39.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £15.85 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+4.10% +2.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +10 84 £450 +11.80% 7
London +14 45 £431 +1.47% 4
West Midlands -2 15 - -
Shropshire -38 10 - -
Telford -32 9 - -
South East -9 8 £450 +16.88% 2
City of London +38 7 £375 -16.75% 1
Yorkshire +10 7 £470 +36.23%
Berkshire -5 5 £413 +3.12% 2
South Yorkshire - 5 £415 -
East Midlands +17 3 £375 +7.91%
Reading -4 3 £450 - 2
Scotland -4 3 £266 -24.14%
Manchester -6 3 £450 -
North West -10 3 £450 -10.00%
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Sheffield - 3 £525 -
Erskine - 3 £266 -
Renfrewshire - 3 £266 -
Nottingham 0 2 £450 +29.50%
Nottinghamshire -1 2 £450 +29.50%
West Yorkshire -6 2 £525 +52.17%
Leeds -10 2 £525 +29.62%
Worthing - 2 £625 -
Barnsley - 2 £383 -
Ealing - 2 - - 1
West Sussex - 2 £625 -
East of England +7 1 £300 +9.09%
North East - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Linux
2 87 (51.79%) Unix
3 75 (44.64%) Red Hat
4 73 (43.45%) IBM
4 73 (43.45%) AIX
5 65 (38.69%) Oracle
6 59 (35.12%) VMware
7 51 (30.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 49 (29.17%) Bash Shell
8 49 (29.17%) Solaris
9 48 (28.57%) Windows
9 48 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 39 (23.21%) SAN
11 38 (22.62%) Perl
11 38 (22.62%) Firewall
12 37 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (22.02%) ITIL
13 36 (21.43%) Middleware
14 34 (20.24%) DNS
14 34 (20.24%) HP
15 32 (19.05%) Finance
15 32 (19.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 31 (18.45%) Oracle Linux
16 31 (18.45%) Shell Script
17 30 (17.86%) SSL
17 30 (17.86%) Microsoft
18 29 (17.26%) EMC
19 24 (14.29%) Load Balancing
20 23 (13.69%) WebSphere
20 23 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003

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 23 (13.69%) WebSphere
2 17 (10.12%) Apache
3 15 (8.93%) Tomcat
4 13 (7.74%) IIS
4 13 (7.74%) JBoss
4 13 (7.74%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.36%) OpenStack
5 9 (5.36%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
7 5 (2.98%) CloudStack
8 4 (2.38%) CICS
9 3 (1.79%) lighttpd
9 3 (1.79%) nginx
9 3 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 3 (1.79%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.19%) FileNet
10 2 (1.19%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.19%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 9 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (13.10%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (2.98%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 39 (23.21%) SAN
2 38 (22.62%) Firewall
3 34 (20.24%) DNS
4 30 (17.86%) SSL
5 21 (12.50%) NAS
6 14 (8.33%) HTTP
6 14 (8.33%) Network Security
7 13 (7.74%) FTP
7 13 (7.74%) LAN
7 13 (7.74%) WAN
8 8 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
8 8 (4.76%) LDAP
9 7 (4.17%) DHCP
9 7 (4.17%) SSH
9 7 (4.17%) TCP/IP
10 6 (3.57%) SMTP
11 5 (2.98%) Ethernet
11 5 (2.98%) Kerberos
12 4 (2.38%) Internet
12 4 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 11 (6.55%) DB2
3 11 (6.55%) MySQL
4 10 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
5 9 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.19%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.60%) HBase
7 1 (0.60%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.55%) Jenkins
3 7 (4.17%) Dreamweaver
3 7 (4.17%) Eclipse
3 7 (4.17%) Subversion
3 7 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.57%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.98%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (1.79%) FishEye
7 2 (1.19%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.19%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.19%) JIRA
7 2 (1.19%) Trac
8 1 (0.60%) Introscope
General
1 32 (19.05%) Finance
2 18 (10.71%) Banking
3 8 (4.76%) Retail
4 7 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.19%) Automotive
5 2 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.19%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (21.43%) Administrator
2 22 (13.10%) Systems Administrator
3 20 (11.90%) Developer
4 18 (10.71%) Architect
5 15 (8.93%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
7 13 (7.74%) Unix Administrator
8 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Architect
8 11 (6.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 10 (5.95%) Consultant
10 9 (5.36%) Migration Specialist
11 8 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
11 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
11 8 (4.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 8 (4.76%) Project Manager
11 8 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
11 8 (4.76%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 7 (4.17%) Applications Specialist
12 7 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (21.43%) Middleware
2 15 (8.93%) Web Services
3 12 (7.14%) XML
4 10 (5.95%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (4.17%) J2EE
6 6 (3.57%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (3.57%) LAMP
6 6 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (3.57%) Servlets
7 4 (2.38%) HTML
7 4 (2.38%) Regular Expression
8 3 (1.79%) CSS
8 3 (1.79%) Django
8 3 (1.79%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (1.79%) Laravel
8 3 (1.79%) LEMP Stack
8 3 (1.79%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.19%) ELK Stack
9 2 (1.19%) Sensu
9 2 (1.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.71%) DataPower
3 8 (4.76%) Performance Metrics
4 6 (3.57%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.98%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.98%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.98%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.98%) Replication
6 3 (1.79%) FMCG
6 3 (1.79%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.79%) PKI
7 2 (1.19%) IVR
7 2 (1.19%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (1.19%) Wiki
8 1 (0.60%) Clustering
8 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.60%) EMC VMAX
8 1 (0.60%) IBM Mainframe
8 1 (0.60%) LPAR
8 1 (0.60%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 168 (100.00%) Linux
2 87 (51.79%) Unix
3 73 (43.45%) AIX
4 51 (30.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 49 (29.17%) Solaris
6 48 (28.57%) Windows
7 32 (19.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 31 (18.45%) Oracle Linux
9 23 (13.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 22 (13.10%) CentOS
11 18 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 12 (7.14%) Windows Server
13 11 (6.55%) Debian
13 11 (6.55%) Ubuntu
13 11 (6.55%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (5.36%) HPUX
15 4 (2.38%) Windows XP
15 4 (2.38%) zOS
16 3 (1.79%) Fedora
17 2 (1.19%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
1 37 (22.02%) ITIL
2 24 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 23 (13.69%) Continuous Delivery
4 20 (11.90%) DevOps
5 18 (10.71%) Change Management
5 18 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 17 (10.12%) Configuration Management
7 16 (9.52%) Migration
8 13 (7.74%) Service Management
9 9 (5.36%) ITIL V3
10 8 (4.76%) Asset Management
10 8 (4.76%) High Availability
10 8 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (4.17%) ITSM
11 7 (4.17%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.17%) Project Management
11 7 (4.17%) TOGAF
12 6 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 49 (29.17%) Bash Shell
2 38 (22.62%) Perl
3 31 (18.45%) Shell Script
4 22 (13.10%) Python
4 22 (13.10%) SQL
5 21 (12.50%) Java
6 14 (8.33%) Korn
7 13 (7.74%) Ruby
8 8 (4.76%) PHP
9 7 (4.17%) C#
9 7 (4.17%) COBOL
9 7 (4.17%) JavaScript
10 6 (3.57%) AWK
10 6 (3.57%) sed
11 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.79%) VBScript
13 2 (1.19%) Jython
13 2 (1.19%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.60%) C++
14 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 14 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (2.98%) CCNP
5 4 (2.38%) CCNA
5 4 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.79%) CCDA
6 3 (1.79%) Degree
6 3 (1.79%) JNCIA
6 3 (1.79%) JNCIP
6 3 (1.79%) JNCIS
6 3 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.60%) MCSE
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.60%) OCP
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.60%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.76%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.98%) QA
System Software
1 48 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 21 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 18 (10.71%) vSphere
4 15 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (8.33%) Active Directory
6 9 (5.36%) Docker
6 9 (5.36%) Hyper-V
7 8 (4.76%) Samba
8 7 (4.17%) KVM
8 7 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
8 7 (4.17%) Xen
9 6 (3.57%) StorNext
10 4 (2.38%) Firmware
11 3 (1.79%) NFS
11 3 (1.79%) VMware ESX
12 2 (1.19%) Postfix
12 2 (1.19%) Squid
13 1 (0.60%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.60%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 22 (13.10%) Puppet
2 13 (7.74%) Ansible
3 7 (4.17%) Nagios
4 5 (2.98%) Cacti
5 4 (2.38%) Control-M
5 4 (2.38%) Packer
6 3 (1.79%) Munin
6 3 (1.79%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.79%) vRealize
7 2 (1.19%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.19%) Netcool
7 2 (1.19%) Netcool/OMNIbus
8 1 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.60%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.60%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.60%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.60%) nmon
Vendors
1 75 (44.64%) Red Hat
2 73 (43.45%) IBM
3 65 (38.69%) Oracle
4 59 (35.12%) VMware
5 34 (20.24%) HP
6 30 (17.86%) Microsoft
7 29 (17.26%) EMC
8 23 (13.69%) Veritas
9 16 (9.52%) Software AG
9 16 (9.52%) webMethods
10 11 (6.55%) Cisco
11 7 (4.17%) Micro Focus
12 6 (3.57%) BMC
12 6 (3.57%) Dell
13 5 (2.98%) NetApp
14 4 (2.38%) Intel
14 4 (2.38%) Splunk
15 3 (1.79%) Citrix
15 3 (1.79%) Juniper
15 3 (1.79%) SolarWinds
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