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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 591 582 527
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -55
Contract jobs citing SUSE 59 63 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.52% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 38 38
Median daily rate £431 £388 £334
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.29% +16.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £491 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £150 £323
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -53.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 4
Median hourly rate - £19.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.57%
UK excluding London median 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
12129 12231 12262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.46% 21.47% 22.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 7701 7251 6951
Median daily rate £393 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.27% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 939 1034
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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 26 July 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 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 26 July 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 -24 52 £450 +16.12% 14
London +6 31 £425 -5.55% 8
Yorkshire -4 8 £525 +27.19%
South East +13 7 £450 - 4
Scotland +4 7 £267 -
Berkshire +3 6 £450 +9.09% 2
South Yorkshire 0 6 £525 +27.19%
Sheffield -11 6 £525 +31.25%
Reading - 4 £450 - 2
Erskine - 4 £266 -
Renfrewshire - 4 £266 -
West Midlands -42 3 - -
North West - 3 £450 -
Manchester - 3 £450 -
Slough +8 2 - -
West Yorkshire +2 2 - -
Leeds -3 2 - -
Telford - 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £310 -
City of London +43 1 £600 +33.18% 1
Ealing - 1 - -
Leatherhead - 1 £375 -
Surrey - 1 £375 - 1

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 150 (100.00%) Linux
2 69 (46.00%) Red Hat
3 65 (43.33%) Unix
3 65 (43.33%) AIX
4 55 (36.67%) Oracle
5 54 (36.00%) IBM
6 53 (35.33%) Windows
7 50 (33.33%) VMware
8 43 (28.67%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (28.67%) Bash Shell
9 42 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (28.00%) Middleware
10 39 (26.00%) Solaris
10 39 (26.00%) Firewall
11 35 (23.33%) ITIL
12 33 (22.00%) Perl
13 31 (20.67%) Microsoft
14 30 (20.00%) DNS
14 30 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 29 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
16 28 (18.67%) HP
16 28 (18.67%) Shell Script
16 28 (18.67%) Oracle Linux
17 27 (18.00%) SAN
18 26 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
18 26 (17.33%) SSL
19 25 (16.67%) Data Centre
20 24 (16.00%) Migration
21 22 (14.67%) Load Balancing
21 22 (14.67%) 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 16 (10.67%) WebSphere
2 12 (8.00%) Apache
2 12 (8.00%) IIS
3 10 (6.67%) IBM HTTP Server
3 10 (6.67%) JBoss
3 10 (6.67%) Tomcat
4 9 (6.00%) CICS
5 7 (4.67%) OpenStack
5 7 (4.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (3.33%) CloudStack
7 4 (2.67%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.00%) lighttpd
8 3 (2.00%) nginx
8 3 (2.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.33%) GlassFish
9 2 (1.33%) Liferay
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (1.33%) WebLogic Portal
10 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (26.00%) Firewall
2 30 (20.00%) DNS
3 27 (18.00%) SAN
4 26 (17.33%) SSL
5 16 (10.67%) FTP
6 14 (9.33%) NAS
7 13 (8.67%) Network Security
8 11 (7.33%) LAN
8 11 (7.33%) WAN
9 10 (6.67%) HTTP
10 9 (6.00%) Fibre Channel
11 8 (5.33%) LDAP
12 7 (4.67%) SMTP
13 6 (4.00%) SNMP
14 5 (3.33%) Kerberos
15 4 (2.67%) DHCP
15 4 (2.67%) Internet
15 4 (2.67%) SSH
15 4 (2.67%) TCP/IP
15 4 (2.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.00%) DB2
2 14 (9.33%) SQL Server
3 12 (8.00%) MySQL
3 12 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (6.67%) Oracle Database
5 9 (6.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 12c
7 2 (1.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.67%) HBase
8 1 (0.67%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.67%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 8 (5.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.67%) Subversion
4 6 (4.00%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.00%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (2.00%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.33%) Introscope
7 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.67%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.67%) JIRA
7 1 (0.67%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.67%) Trac
7 1 (0.67%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (11.33%) Finance
2 11 (7.33%) Retail
3 10 (6.67%) Banking
4 7 (4.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.33%) Automotive
6 2 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.67%) Electronics
7 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (19.33%) Administrator
2 21 (14.00%) Architect
3 19 (12.67%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (12.00%) Systems Administrator
5 17 (11.33%) Developer
6 16 (10.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 15 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
8 13 (8.67%) Consultant
9 12 (8.00%) Migration Specialist
10 11 (7.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
10 11 (7.33%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
12 9 (6.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (6.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 8 (5.33%) Windows Specialist
14 7 (4.67%) Data Centre Specialist
14 7 (4.67%) Data Migration Specialist
14 7 (4.67%) DevOps Engineer
14 7 (4.67%) Infrastructure Manager
14 7 (4.67%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.00%) Middleware
2 15 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 10 (6.67%) XML
4 7 (4.67%) ActiveMQ
4 7 (4.67%) HTML
4 7 (4.67%) RabbitMQ
4 7 (4.67%) Servlets
5 6 (4.00%) CSS
5 6 (4.00%) Web Services
6 5 (3.33%) Django
6 5 (3.33%) LAMP
6 5 (3.33%) Regular Expression
7 4 (2.67%) Laravel
7 4 (2.67%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.00%) LAPP Stack
8 3 (2.00%) LEMP Stack
9 2 (1.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 2 (1.33%) XSLT
10 1 (0.67%) .NET
10 1 (0.67%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 16 (10.67%) DataPower
3 11 (7.33%) Replication
4 8 (5.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (4.67%) Performance Metrics
6 6 (4.00%) Digital Media
7 5 (3.33%) Virtual Team
8 4 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.67%) Clustering
9 3 (2.00%) FMCG
9 3 (2.00%) PKI
10 2 (1.33%) LPAR
10 2 (1.33%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.67%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.67%) EMC VMAX
11 1 (0.67%) IVR
11 1 (0.67%) Mobile Banking
11 1 (0.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 150 (100.00%) Linux
2 65 (43.33%) AIX
2 65 (43.33%) Unix
3 53 (35.33%) Windows
4 42 (28.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 39 (26.00%) Solaris
6 30 (20.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 28 (18.67%) Oracle Linux
8 26 (17.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 20 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (11.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (8.00%) HPUX
12 11 (7.33%) CentOS
12 11 (7.33%) Debian
13 9 (6.00%) zOS
14 7 (4.67%) Windows Server
15 5 (3.33%) Ubuntu
16 2 (1.33%) Fedora
16 2 (1.33%) VMS
16 2 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (23.33%) ITIL
2 29 (19.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (16.00%) Migration
4 22 (14.67%) Continuous Delivery
4 22 (14.67%) Load Balancing
5 16 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (9.33%) DevOps
6 14 (9.33%) Service Management
7 13 (8.67%) Change Management
7 13 (8.67%) Configuration Management
8 12 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (6.00%) Asset Management
10 8 (5.33%) High Availability
10 8 (5.33%) ITSM
11 7 (4.67%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (4.67%) ITIL V3
11 7 (4.67%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.67%) Project Management
11 7 (4.67%) TOGAF
12 6 (4.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 43 (28.67%) Bash Shell
2 33 (22.00%) Perl
3 28 (18.67%) Shell Script
4 21 (14.00%) SQL
5 18 (12.00%) Python
6 13 (8.67%) Java
7 10 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 9 (6.00%) PHP
9 7 (4.67%) AWK
9 7 (4.67%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.67%) Ruby
9 7 (4.67%) sed
10 6 (4.00%) Korn
11 3 (2.00%) C#
11 3 (2.00%) COBOL
12 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.33%) VBScript
13 1 (0.67%) C
13 1 (0.67%) C++
13 1 (0.67%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 13 (8.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 4 (2.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 3 (2.00%) CCNP
4 3 (2.00%) Degree
5 2 (1.33%) CCNA
6 1 (0.67%) MCSE
6 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.67%) OCP
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.67%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.67%) PCI DSS
1 4 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 43 (28.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (12.67%) vSphere
3 18 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (10.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 15 (10.00%) Hyper-V
6 13 (8.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 13 (8.67%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (6.00%) Oracle RAC
8 8 (5.33%) KVM
8 8 (5.33%) Samba
8 8 (5.33%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (5.33%) Xen
9 7 (4.67%) StorNext
10 5 (3.33%) Firmware
10 5 (3.33%) NFS
11 2 (1.33%) Postfix
11 2 (1.33%) Squid
11 2 (1.33%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (1.33%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.67%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 20 (13.33%) Puppet
2 12 (8.00%) Ansible
3 7 (4.67%) Nagios
4 5 (3.33%) Cacti
5 3 (2.00%) BladeLogic
5 3 (2.00%) Munin
6 2 (1.33%) CA Wily
6 2 (1.33%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.33%) nmon
6 2 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.33%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.67%) Bacula
7 1 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.67%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle ZFS
7 1 (0.67%) Packer
7 1 (0.67%) Rsyslog
Vendors
1 69 (46.00%) Red Hat
2 55 (36.67%) Oracle
3 54 (36.00%) IBM
4 50 (33.33%) VMware
5 31 (20.67%) Microsoft
6 28 (18.67%) HP
7 22 (14.67%) EMC
8 16 (10.67%) Software AG
8 16 (10.67%) Veritas
8 16 (10.67%) webMethods
9 9 (6.00%) Intel
10 8 (5.33%) Cisco
11 5 (3.33%) NetApp
12 3 (2.00%) CA
12 3 (2.00%) Citrix
12 3 (2.00%) Dell
12 3 (2.00%) Micro Focus
13 2 (1.33%) BMC
13 2 (1.33%) CommVault
13 2 (1.33%) Sun
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