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 1 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 570 580 560
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -20
Contract jobs citing SUSE 94 67 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.11%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 0.53% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 35 30
Median daily rate £425 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £394 £400 £425
% change year-on-year
-1.56% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-50.00% -

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
12523 12589 12121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 22.41% 22.19% 22.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 7817 7178 6805
Median daily rate £387 £358 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.25% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 684 1025 1048
Median hourly rate £16.76 £16.20 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £37.50 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £15.85 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+7.25% -0.93%

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 1 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 1 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 +26 94 £425 +5.59% 6
London +14 53 £450 +2.79% 6
Yorkshire +9 13 £400 +15.94%
West Midlands -12 12 - -
City of London +50 9 £375 -11.81% 1
South East -19 8 £419 +13.17%
Shropshire -37 8 - -
West Yorkshire -2 7 £401 +16.08%
Telford -36 7 - -
Leeds +6 6 £401 -1.11%
South Yorkshire - 6 £375 -
Barnsley - 4 £338 -
East Midlands +5 3 £375 +7.91%
Berkshire -1 3 £375 -6.25%
West Sussex - 3 £625 -
Warwickshire - 3 - -
Worthing - 3 £625 -
Nottinghamshire 0 2 £450 +29.50%
Manchester -6 2 - -
Nottingham -6 2 £450 +29.50%
North West -11 2 - -
Sheffield - 2 £463 -
Ealing - 2 - -
East of England +11 1 £300 +9.09%
Reading -6 1 - -
Croydon -14 1 £525 +7.69%
Northampton - 1 £300 -
Camberley - 1 £450 -
Leamington Spa - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 - -

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 172 (96.63%) Linux
2 94 (52.81%) Unix
3 81 (45.51%) Red Hat
4 74 (41.57%) IBM
5 73 (41.01%) AIX
6 65 (36.52%) Oracle
7 64 (35.96%) VMware
8 56 (31.46%) Windows
9 54 (30.34%) Solaris
9 54 (30.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 51 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 48 (26.97%) Bash Shell
12 45 (25.28%) SAN
13 42 (23.60%) Finance
14 40 (22.47%) Firewall
14 40 (22.47%) ITIL
15 39 (21.91%) Perl
16 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
17 35 (19.66%) Microsoft
18 34 (19.10%) HP
18 34 (19.10%) DNS
18 34 (19.10%) Middleware
18 34 (19.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
19 32 (17.98%) EMC
20 31 (17.42%) Shell Script
20 31 (17.42%) Oracle Linux
21 30 (16.85%) SSL
22 26 (14.61%) Veritas
23 25 (14.04%) CentOS
24 24 (13.48%) NAS

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%) WebSphere
2 15 (8.43%) Apache
2 15 (8.43%) IIS
3 13 (7.30%) Tomcat
4 12 (6.74%) JBoss
4 12 (6.74%) WebLogic
5 9 (5.06%) OpenStack
6 8 (4.49%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (2.81%) CloudStack
7 5 (2.81%) IBM HTTP Server
8 4 (2.25%) CICS
9 3 (1.69%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (1.12%) FileNet
10 2 (1.12%) MS Exchange
10 2 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
10 2 (1.12%) WebSphere Portal
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 1 (0.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 12 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.12%) MS Office
4 1 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.36%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.81%) GitHub
3 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 45 (25.28%) SAN
2 40 (22.47%) Firewall
3 34 (19.10%) DNS
4 30 (16.85%) SSL
5 24 (13.48%) NAS
6 15 (8.43%) LAN
6 15 (8.43%) WAN
7 14 (7.87%) TCP/IP
8 12 (6.74%) HTTP
8 12 (6.74%) Network Security
9 10 (5.62%) FTP
10 8 (4.49%) Ethernet
11 7 (3.93%) DHCP
11 7 (3.93%) Fibre Channel
11 7 (3.93%) SSH
11 7 (3.93%) VPN
12 6 (3.37%) Wireshark
13 5 (2.81%) LDAP
13 5 (2.81%) Unified Communications
14 4 (2.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.55%) Oracle Database
2 11 (6.18%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.62%) DB2
3 10 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 8 (4.49%) MySQL
5 7 (3.93%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.12%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.18%) Jenkins
3 9 (5.06%) Subversion
4 7 (3.93%) Dreamweaver
4 7 (3.93%) Eclipse
4 7 (3.93%) Visual Studio
5 6 (3.37%) Vagrant
6 5 (2.81%) Sonatype Nexus
7 3 (1.69%) FishEye
8 2 (1.12%) Bugzilla
8 2 (1.12%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.12%) JIRA
8 2 (1.12%) Trac
General
1 42 (23.60%) Finance
2 24 (13.48%) Banking
3 8 (4.49%) Retail
3 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.69%) Front Office
6 2 (1.12%) Automotive
6 2 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (21.35%) Administrator
2 23 (12.92%) Systems Administrator
3 21 (11.80%) Developer
4 18 (10.11%) Architect
5 15 (8.43%) Linux Engineer
6 14 (7.87%) Linux Administrator
6 14 (7.87%) Unix Administrator
7 12 (6.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 11 (6.18%) Systems Engineer
9 10 (5.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (5.06%) Consultant
10 9 (5.06%) Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (3.93%) COBOL Developer
11 7 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Middleware Developer
11 7 (3.93%) Solaris Administrator
11 7 (3.93%) Unix Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Unix Systems Administrator
12 6 (3.37%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
12 6 (3.37%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (19.10%) Middleware
2 19 (10.67%) Web Services
3 10 (5.62%) WebSphere MQ
4 9 (5.06%) XML
5 7 (3.93%) J2EE
6 6 (3.37%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (3.37%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (3.37%) Servlets
7 4 (2.25%) .NET
8 3 (1.69%) LAMP
9 2 (1.12%) ELK Stack
9 2 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (1.12%) Regular Expression
9 2 (1.12%) Sensu
9 2 (1.12%) SOAP
10 1 (0.56%) 802.1X
10 1 (0.56%) Apache Camel
10 1 (0.56%) JMS
10 1 (0.56%) JSP
10 1 (0.56%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.11%) DataPower
2 17 (9.55%) Data Centre
3 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.37%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.37%) Performance Metrics
5 5 (2.81%) Digital Media
5 5 (2.81%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.69%) FMCG
6 3 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.69%) Replication
7 2 (1.12%) Clustering
7 2 (1.12%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.12%) Equities
7 2 (1.12%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.12%) IVR
7 2 (1.12%) Symmetrix DMX
7 2 (1.12%) Wiki
8 1 (0.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.56%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.56%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 172 (96.63%) Linux
2 94 (52.81%) Unix
3 73 (41.01%) AIX
4 56 (31.46%) Windows
5 54 (30.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 54 (30.34%) Solaris
6 34 (19.10%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 31 (17.42%) Oracle Linux
8 25 (14.04%) CentOS
9 24 (13.48%) Windows Server 2003
10 21 (11.80%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (8.99%) Windows Server
12 14 (7.87%) Ubuntu
13 11 (6.18%) HPUX
14 10 (5.62%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (3.93%) Debian
16 4 (2.25%) Windows XP
17 3 (1.69%) Fedora
17 3 (1.69%) zOS
18 2 (1.12%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.47%) ITIL
2 37 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.48%) Change Management
3 24 (13.48%) Load Balancing
4 23 (12.92%) Configuration Management
5 22 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
6 18 (10.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (10.11%) DevOps
7 13 (7.30%) Migration
8 12 (6.74%) Service Management
9 11 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (5.06%) Investment Management
10 9 (5.06%) ITIL V3
10 9 (5.06%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (4.49%) Asset Management
12 7 (3.93%) ITSM
12 7 (3.93%) Network Architecture
13 6 (3.37%) Analytics
13 6 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.37%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 48 (26.97%) Bash Shell
2 39 (21.91%) Perl
3 31 (17.42%) Shell Script
4 24 (13.48%) Java
5 22 (12.36%) SQL
6 19 (10.67%) Python
7 18 (10.11%) Korn
8 16 (8.99%) Ruby
9 10 (5.62%) C#
10 7 (3.93%) COBOL
11 6 (3.37%) AWK
11 6 (3.37%) sed
12 4 (2.25%) C++
12 4 (2.25%) PHP
12 4 (2.25%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.69%) C
13 3 (1.69%) VBScript
14 2 (1.12%) Jython
14 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.74%) SC Cleared
1 12 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (4.49%) CCNP
4 7 (3.93%) CCNA
5 6 (3.37%) CCDA
5 6 (3.37%) Degree
5 6 (3.37%) JNCIA
5 6 (3.37%) JNCIP
5 6 (3.37%) JNCIS
6 3 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.12%) MCSE
7 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.56%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.56%) MCP
8 1 (0.56%) MCSD
8 1 (0.56%) OCP
8 1 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.49%) PCI DSS
2 5 (2.81%) QA
System Software
1 51 (28.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (13.48%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 24 (13.48%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 18 (10.11%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (9.55%) vSphere
5 10 (5.62%) Active Directory
6 9 (5.06%) Docker
7 8 (4.49%) Hyper-V
7 8 (4.49%) Samba
8 7 (3.93%) Xen
9 6 (3.37%) KVM
9 6 (3.37%) StorNext
10 5 (2.81%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (2.25%) NFS
11 4 (2.25%) VMware ESX
12 3 (1.69%) Firmware
13 2 (1.12%) Postfix
13 2 (1.12%) Squid
14 1 (0.56%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 23 (12.92%) Puppet
2 13 (7.30%) Ansible
3 8 (4.49%) vRealize
4 7 (3.93%) Control-M
5 4 (2.25%) Nagios
6 3 (1.69%) Packer
7 2 (1.12%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.12%) Cacti
7 2 (1.12%) Netcool
7 2 (1.12%) Netcool/OMNIbus
7 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.56%) HP UCMDB
8 1 (0.56%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 81 (45.51%) Red Hat
2 74 (41.57%) IBM
3 65 (36.52%) Oracle
4 64 (35.96%) VMware
5 35 (19.66%) Microsoft
6 34 (19.10%) HP
7 32 (17.98%) EMC
8 26 (14.61%) Veritas
9 16 (8.99%) Software AG
9 16 (8.99%) webMethods
10 13 (7.30%) Cisco
11 9 (5.06%) BMC
11 9 (5.06%) Dell
12 8 (4.49%) Citrix
13 7 (3.93%) Juniper
13 7 (3.93%) Micro Focus
14 6 (3.37%) SolarWinds
15 5 (2.81%) Splunk
16 4 (2.25%) NetApp
17 3 (1.69%) Riverbed
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