The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Novell SUSE Linux
Rank - 52 49
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.31% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £375 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £331 £281
% change year-on-year
-2.64% +17.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.88 - £39.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
149 153 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 20.96% 25.59% 17.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 82 34
Average daily rate £325 £275 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.18% -11.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
-0.57% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 10
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.87 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.14% -2.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £9.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.09 £18.00 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing SUSE across the Wales region.

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Wales region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. 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
South Wales - - - -
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