Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for SUSE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SUSE over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

SUSE Linux
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 154 166 162
Rank change year-on-year +12 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing SUSE 16 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.39% 0.12% 0.24%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.03% 0.61% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 8
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £450 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% +0.56% +123.75%
10th Percentile £300 £375 £376
90th Percentile £679 £520 £515
South East median daily rate £525 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88% +41.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 - -
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -

SUSE is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 788 818 945
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 19.15% 19.17% 19.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 439 488
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.23% +15.67%
10th Percentile £184 £206 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +6.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 55 117
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -30.39% +26.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.10 £12.50
90th Percentile £39.75 £49.50 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £17.77 £17.06 £18.75
% change year-on-year +4.16% -9.01% +20.10%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing SUSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in Berkshire

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SUSE in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in Berkshire

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SUSE in Berkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SUSE in Berkshire

SUSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SUSE in Berkshire

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bracknell +9 4 £525 +44.83%
Newbury - 4 £300 -
Reading +8 3 £550 +12.82%
Maidenhead - 1 - -
SUSE
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) SCCM
5 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
5 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 6 (37.50%) Unix
5 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
5 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
6 5 (31.25%) Skype
6 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
6 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 5 (31.25%) Citrix
6 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) EMC
7 4 (25.00%) Retail
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (25.00%) Web Services
7 4 (25.00%) AIX
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
8 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
8 3 (18.75%) vRealize
8 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 5 (31.25%) Skype for Business
2 2 (12.50%) IBM Domino
2 2 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 2 (12.50%) OpenStack
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (6.25%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) Skype
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) SSL
3 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) VLAN
4 1 (6.25%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (25.00%) Retail
2 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (6.25%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) SAP HANA Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Architect
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
2 2 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 2 (12.50%) Derivative
1 2 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) Private Cloud
1 2 (12.50%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (6.25%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (6.25%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Mac OS
3 6 (37.50%) Unix
4 4 (25.00%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (12.50%) CentOS
5 2 (12.50%) Debian
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (12.50%) Solaris
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (25.00%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Software Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) API Integration
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Microservices
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
4 2 (12.50%) Patch Management
4 2 (12.50%) Post-Production
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (18.75%) Korn
2 3 (18.75%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) Perl
3 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
1 5 (31.25%) Terminal Services
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (18.75%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (12.50%) Docker
3 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) vCloud
3 2 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (6.25%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) SCCM
2 3 (18.75%) Ansible
2 3 (18.75%) Puppet
2 3 (18.75%) vRealize
3 2 (12.50%) CFEngine
3 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (12.50%) SCOM
3 2 (12.50%) SCOrch
3 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
3 2 (12.50%) Unicenter
3 2 (12.50%) vCenter Server
3 2 (12.50%) yum
4 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (6.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (6.25%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 6 (37.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
3 5 (31.25%) VMware
4 4 (25.00%) EMC
5 2 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 2 (12.50%) CA
5 2 (12.50%) Dell
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Infoblox
5 2 (12.50%) Lotus
5 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 2 (12.50%) Nimsoft
5 2 (12.50%) Oracle
5 2 (12.50%) Sun
6 1 (6.25%) SAP
6 1 (6.25%) Software AG
6 1 (6.25%) SunGard
6 1 (6.25%) webMethods