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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
UK
Rank 514 534 514
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Contract jobs citing SUSE 77 84 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.17% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.82% 0.77% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 46 46
Median daily rate £408 £420 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.97% +0.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £310 £331
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £580 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £400 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 3
Median hourly rate £25.00 £50.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +37.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.20 £21.70 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £38.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 £22.50 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -37.93%

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
9373 10862 11552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 20.96% 21.35% 22.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 5908 6511 6802
Median daily rate £395 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £175 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 811 957
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 19 January 2017.

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 19 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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 +31 74 £425 +1.19% 9
London +21 48 £438 +2.94% 2
Yorkshire +14 11 £375 -6.25%
South Yorkshire -3 8 £363 -9.37%
South East +10 6 £370 +1.36% 5
Sheffield +1 6 £350 -12.50%
City of London -11 5 £450 +5.88% 2
West Midlands -13 4 - - 2
West Yorkshire +12 3 £419 -28.72%
Leeds +12 3 £419 -28.72%
Warwickshire -1 3 - -
New Malden -7 3 - -
Liverpool - 3 £330 -
Merseyside - 3 £330 -
North West - 3 £330 -
Hampshire +5 2 £438 +19.86% 1
Barnsley +1 2 £381 -5.27%
Warwick -2 2 - -
Surrey - 2 £315 - 2
Glasgow - 2 £400 -
Scotland - 2 £400 -
Berkshire +7 1 £308 -46.52% 2
Nottingham +7 1 - -
Nottinghamshire +6 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Birmingham -5 1 - - 1
North East -15 1 £400 -27.27%
Tyne and Wear -19 1 £400 -27.27%
Newcastle upon Tyne -26 1 £400 -27.27%
West Sussex - 1 - -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 196 (100.00%) Linux
2 114 (58.16%) Unix
3 99 (50.51%) Red Hat
4 83 (42.35%) Oracle
5 81 (41.33%) AIX
6 75 (38.27%) Solaris
6 75 (38.27%) VMware
7 65 (33.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (27.55%) Bash Shell
9 53 (27.04%) ITIL
9 53 (27.04%) Firewall
10 52 (26.53%) Windows
11 51 (26.02%) IBM
12 48 (24.49%) Veritas
12 48 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
13 44 (22.45%) Perl
13 44 (22.45%) DNS
14 43 (21.94%) SAN
14 43 (21.94%) Puppet
15 42 (21.43%) Finance
16 41 (20.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
17 40 (20.41%) Oracle Linux
18 38 (19.39%) Load Balancing
19 36 (18.37%) Configuration Management
19 36 (18.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
20 34 (17.35%) EMC
20 34 (17.35%) Python
21 32 (16.33%) TCP/IP
22 30 (15.31%) SSL
22 30 (15.31%) Cisco

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 (10.71%) Apache
2 18 (9.18%) Tomcat
3 11 (5.61%) iPlanet
3 11 (5.61%) WebLogic
4 10 (5.10%) JBoss
4 10 (5.10%) Oracle Application Server
5 6 (3.06%) CICS
5 6 (3.06%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (3.06%) MS Exchange
5 6 (3.06%) WebSphere
5 6 (3.06%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (2.55%) OpenStack
7 4 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
8 3 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.02%) IIS
9 2 (1.02%) MindAlign
9 2 (1.02%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.51%) nginx
10 1 (0.51%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 9 (4.59%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
1 2 (1.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.27%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (6.63%) GitHub
4 10 (5.10%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.51%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.51%) Office 365
5 1 (0.51%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 53 (27.04%) Firewall
2 44 (22.45%) DNS
3 43 (21.94%) SAN
4 32 (16.33%) TCP/IP
5 30 (15.31%) SSL
6 26 (13.27%) NAS
7 12 (6.12%) DHCP
7 12 (6.12%) HTTP
8 11 (5.61%) LDAP
8 11 (5.61%) WAN
9 9 (4.59%) Network Security
9 9 (4.59%) Wireshark
10 8 (4.08%) VPN
11 7 (3.57%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.57%) FTP
11 7 (3.57%) LAN
12 5 (2.55%) SSH
13 3 (1.53%) OpenLDAP
13 3 (1.53%) VLAN
14 2 (1.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.24%) Oracle Database
2 14 (7.14%) Oracle Database 12c
3 13 (6.63%) DB2
4 8 (4.08%) MySQL
5 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (2.04%) SQL Server
6 3 (1.53%) Big Data
6 3 (1.53%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle Exadata
7 2 (1.02%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.51%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 18 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 7 (3.57%) Jenkins
2 7 (3.57%) Vagrant
3 5 (2.55%) JIRA
4 3 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (1.53%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.53%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.02%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (1.02%) Subversion
6 1 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.51%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.51%) GitLab
6 1 (0.51%) Hudson
6 1 (0.51%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.51%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (21.43%) Finance
2 22 (11.22%) Banking
3 13 (6.63%) Retail
4 5 (2.55%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.53%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.02%) Electronics
6 2 (1.02%) Marketing
6 2 (1.02%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.51%) Back Office
7 1 (0.51%) Local Government
7 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 50 (25.51%) Administrator
2 34 (17.35%) Unix Administrator
3 31 (15.82%) Systems Administrator
4 26 (13.27%) Linux Engineer
5 22 (11.22%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 21 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (10.20%) Linux Administrator
8 17 (8.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 17 (8.67%) Unix Engineer
9 14 (7.14%) DBA
9 14 (7.14%) Oracle DBA
10 13 (6.63%) Developer
11 11 (5.61%) Architect
11 11 (5.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 11 (5.61%) Senior Network Engineer
12 9 (4.59%) Infrastructure Architect
13 8 (4.08%) Network Engineer
14 7 (3.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
14 7 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
15 6 (3.06%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.76%) Middleware
2 21 (10.71%) Web Services
3 13 (6.63%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 11 (5.61%) J2EE
5 8 (4.08%) LAMP
6 6 (3.06%) WebSphere MQ
7 5 (2.55%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (2.04%) CGI
8 4 (2.04%) Embperl
8 4 (2.04%) FastCGI
8 4 (2.04%) Memcached
9 3 (1.53%) ELK Stack
9 3 (1.53%) XML
10 2 (1.02%) CSS
10 2 (1.02%) HTML
10 2 (1.02%) LAPP Stack
10 2 (1.02%) SAP Basis
11 1 (0.51%) LEMP Stack
11 1 (0.51%) Play Framework
11 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.73%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.71%) Clustering
3 11 (5.61%) Replication
4 9 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (3.57%) Management Information System
6 6 (3.06%) DataPower
7 5 (2.55%) Symmetrix
8 4 (2.04%) Blackberry
8 4 (2.04%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.53%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.53%) PDA
9 3 (1.53%) Performance Metrics
9 3 (1.53%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.53%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.02%) CLARiiON
10 2 (1.02%) Equities
10 2 (1.02%) Fintech
10 2 (1.02%) PKI
10 2 (1.02%) Symmetrix DMX
10 2 (1.02%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 196 (100.00%) Linux
2 114 (58.16%) Unix
3 81 (41.33%) AIX
4 75 (38.27%) Solaris
5 65 (33.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 52 (26.53%) Windows
7 40 (20.41%) Oracle Linux
8 30 (15.31%) Windows Server
9 28 (14.29%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 21 (10.71%) CentOS
11 20 (10.20%) Ubuntu
12 19 (9.69%) Windows Server 2008
13 15 (7.65%) Windows Server 2003
14 11 (5.61%) HPUX
14 11 (5.61%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (3.57%) VMS
16 6 (3.06%) Debian
16 6 (3.06%) zOS
17 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
18 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.04%) ITIL
2 38 (19.39%) Load Balancing
3 36 (18.37%) Configuration Management
4 24 (12.24%) Change Management
5 23 (11.73%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (10.71%) High Availability
7 18 (9.18%) DevOps
7 18 (9.18%) ITIL V3
8 16 (8.16%) Service Management
9 15 (7.65%) Migration
10 13 (6.63%) ITSM
11 12 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (5.61%) Continuous Improvement
12 11 (5.61%) Network Architecture
13 10 (5.10%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (4.59%) Network Management
15 8 (4.08%) Open Source
16 7 (3.57%) Data Protection
17 6 (3.06%) Analytics
17 6 (3.06%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 54 (27.55%) Bash Shell
2 44 (22.45%) Perl
3 34 (17.35%) Python
4 29 (14.80%) Ruby
5 25 (12.76%) SQL
6 23 (11.73%) Shell Script
7 20 (10.20%) Korn
8 13 (6.63%) Java
9 7 (3.57%) PHP
9 7 (3.57%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.55%) C++
11 4 (2.04%) C
11 4 (2.04%) Go
11 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.53%) C#
12 3 (1.53%) COBOL
13 1 (0.51%) C-shell
13 1 (0.51%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.51%) Julia
Qualifications
1 25 (12.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (10.20%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.57%) CCDA
3 7 (3.57%) CCNA
3 7 (3.57%) CCNP
3 7 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (3.57%) JNCIA
3 7 (3.57%) JNCIP
3 7 (3.57%) JNCIS
4 6 (3.06%) Degree
5 3 (1.53%) MCSE
5 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (1.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.51%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (24.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (20.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 36 (18.37%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 22 (11.22%) VMware ESXi
5 19 (9.69%) Oracle RAC
6 18 (9.18%) Virtual Machines
7 16 (8.16%) vSphere
8 13 (6.63%) Docker
8 13 (6.63%) NFS
9 11 (5.61%) Active Directory
10 5 (2.55%) Hyper-V
10 5 (2.55%) SRDF
10 5 (2.55%) Veritas File System
11 4 (2.04%) KVM
11 4 (2.04%) Squid
12 3 (1.53%) Terminal Server
13 2 (1.02%) Samba
13 2 (1.02%) Sendmail
13 2 (1.02%) VMware ESX
13 2 (1.02%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 43 (21.94%) Puppet
2 17 (8.67%) Ansible
3 13 (6.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 11 (5.61%) Data Guard
5 8 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (3.57%) NetBackup
7 5 (2.55%) Control-M
7 5 (2.55%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (2.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 3 (1.53%) Graphite
8 3 (1.53%) Kibana
8 3 (1.53%) logstash
8 3 (1.53%) Nagios
8 3 (1.53%) Oracle RMAN
9 2 (1.02%) BladeLogic
9 2 (1.02%) BMC PATROL
9 2 (1.02%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
9 2 (1.02%) OpenView
9 2 (1.02%) Oracle ZFS
10 1 (0.51%) Terraform
Vendors
1 99 (50.51%) Red Hat
2 83 (42.35%) Oracle
3 75 (38.27%) VMware
4 51 (26.02%) IBM
5 48 (24.49%) Veritas
6 34 (17.35%) EMC
7 30 (15.31%) Cisco
8 27 (13.78%) HP
9 21 (10.71%) Microsoft
10 20 (10.20%) Sun
11 14 (7.14%) Dell
12 11 (5.61%) F5
12 11 (5.61%) Juniper
12 11 (5.61%) SAP
13 10 (5.10%) Software AG
13 10 (5.10%) webMethods
14 9 (4.59%) NetApp
14 9 (4.59%) Riverbed
15 6 (3.06%) Intel
16 5 (2.55%) Citrix
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