Period
to 26 April 2018

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 26 April 2018 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
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 140 152 172
Rank change year-on-year +12 +20 +14
Contract jobs citing SUSE 25 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.62% 0.16% 0.22%
As % of the Operating Systems category 3.35% 1.11% 1.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 3
Berkshire median daily rate £488 £310 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +57.26% -17.33% +25.00%
10th Percentile £300 £294 £343
90th Percentile £583 £326 £553
South East median daily rate £438 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

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 747 540 944
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.60% 14.11% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 404 285 542
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £390 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +8.57%
10th Percentile £180 £187 £213
90th Percentile £575 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 47 70
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -18.92% +2.78%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.00 £10.73
90th Percentile £42.50 £54.25 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.63
% change year-on-year +12.90% -16.78% +15.40%

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 26 April 2018.

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 26 April 2018. 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
Newbury - 9 £488 - 2
Maidenhead - 4 - -
SUSE
South East

For the 6 months to 26 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (52.00%) SCCM
3 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 11 (44.00%) Puppet
4 11 (44.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 10 (40.00%) Bash Shell
6 8 (32.00%) ITIL
6 8 (32.00%) SQL
7 7 (28.00%) Web Services
7 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
7 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
8 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (24.00%) Software Delivery
8 6 (24.00%) Migration
8 6 (24.00%) Python
9 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 5 (20.00%) DNS
9 5 (20.00%) WAN
9 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (20.00%) Perl
9 5 (20.00%) Symantec
9 5 (20.00%) Node.js
9 5 (20.00%) WSUS
10 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
10 4 (16.00%) CMDB
10 4 (16.00%) Release Management
10 4 (16.00%) Fault Management
10 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
10 4 (16.00%) Mac OS

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 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) IBM Domino
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
2 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (4.00%) iPlanet
3 1 (4.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.00%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (20.00%) DNS
1 5 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 2 (8.00%) Firewall
2 2 (8.00%) FTP
2 2 (8.00%) SSH
3 1 (4.00%) FCoE
3 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (4.00%) SAN
3 1 (4.00%) VLAN
3 1 (4.00%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SAP HANA
1 4 (16.00%) SQLPlus
2 2 (8.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Architect
2 8 (32.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Linux Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Systems Integrator
6 2 (8.00%) NetBackup Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP HANA Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) Systems Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Solaris Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Unix Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Architect
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Web Services
2 5 (20.00%) Node.js
3 1 (4.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) CMDB
2 2 (8.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (8.00%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (8.00%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Clustering
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
3 1 (4.00%) Replication
3 1 (4.00%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (44.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 11 (44.00%) Windows
3 4 (16.00%) Mac OS
3 4 (16.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (12.00%) Solaris
5 2 (8.00%) CentOS
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (4.00%) AIX
6 1 (4.00%) HPUX
6 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) ITIL
2 7 (28.00%) Configuration Management
3 6 (24.00%) Migration
3 6 (24.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (24.00%) Software Delivery
4 4 (16.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (16.00%) Fault Management
4 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (16.00%) Release Management
4 4 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (12.00%) Collaborative Working
6 2 (8.00%) API Integration
6 2 (8.00%) Asset Management
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) Network Management
6 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
7 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (32.00%) SQL
3 6 (24.00%) Python
4 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (8.00%) PHP
5 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.00%) C-shell
6 1 (4.00%) Korn
System Software
1 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (12.00%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.00%) Docker
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) vCloud
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) Samba
4 1 (4.00%) VMware NSX
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) SCCM
2 11 (44.00%) Puppet
3 5 (20.00%) WSUS
4 2 (8.00%) Ansible
4 2 (8.00%) CFEngine
4 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
4 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (8.00%) PureDisk
4 2 (8.00%) SCOM
4 2 (8.00%) SCOrch
4 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
4 2 (8.00%) Unicenter
4 2 (8.00%) vRealize
4 2 (8.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (4.00%) vCenter Server
5 1 (4.00%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (20.00%) Symantec
4 4 (16.00%) SAP
4 4 (16.00%) VMware
5 3 (12.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Sun
6 2 (8.00%) 3PAR
6 2 (8.00%) CA
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) EMC
6 2 (8.00%) IBM
6 2 (8.00%) Infoblox
6 2 (8.00%) Lotus
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Nimsoft
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco
7 1 (4.00%) F5
7 1 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (4.00%) SunGard