The table below looks at the statistics for SUSE skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
SUSE Linux
Rank 137 103 117
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +14
Contract jobs citing SUSE 5 14 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.59% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.84% 3.62% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 14 0
Median daily rate - £150 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £150 £323
% change year-on-year
+200.00% -53.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £22.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £19.50 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -31.57%
SUSE
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Operating Systems Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
594 387 495
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 18.94% 16.23% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 200 207
Median daily rate £395 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £143 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £305
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 61 80
Median hourly rate £13.68 £16.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.09% +13.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.29 £9.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.20 £26.50 £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

SUSE
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Midlands region citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Operating Systems category.

SUSE Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

SUSE
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing SUSE across the West Midlands region.

SUSE Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SUSE
Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

SUSE Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 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
Warwickshire -5 2 - -
Shropshire - 2 - -
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Red Hat
3 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
4 8 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
5 7 (43.75%) Project Management
5 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
6 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (31.25%) Service Management
7 5 (31.25%) AIX
7 5 (31.25%) Solaris
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
8 4 (25.00%) Cisco
8 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
8 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
8 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
9 3 (18.75%) Migration
9 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
9 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dreamweaver
1 3 (18.75%) Eclipse
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 8 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared Project Manager
3 5 (31.25%) Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (18.75%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (18.75%) Developer
6 2 (12.50%) Delivery Project Manager
6 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 1 (6.25%) AIX Architect
7 1 (6.25%) AIX Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (6.25%) COBOL Programmer
7 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
7 1 (6.25%) Programmer
7 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Architect
7 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Web Services
1 3 (18.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) AIX
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Solaris
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) PRINCE2
1 7 (43.75%) Project Management
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 6 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
3 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
4 4 (25.00%) TOGAF
5 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Architecture
5 3 (18.75%) Migration
5 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
5 3 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Project Planning
7 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) COBOL
1 3 (18.75%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 9 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco
4 3 (18.75%) Micro Focus
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle