Period
to 23 July 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 144 173
Rank change year-on-year -23 +29 +12
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.10% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.58% 1.39% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Berkshire median daily rate £525 £318 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +65.35% -29.44% +12.50%
10th Percentile £513 £302 £350
90th Percentile £538 £339 £494
South East median daily rate £443 £440 £450
% change year-on-year +0.57% -2.22% +7.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £50.00 -

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 692 577 997
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.48% 15.26% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 367 298 568
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £152 £167 £209
90th Percentile £557 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £416 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +4.06% +6.67% +3.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 51 57
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £13.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +4.00% -32.61%
10th Percentile £8.00 £11.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £44.50 £28.75 £37.25
South East median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +19.35% -22.50% +21.21%

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 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 23 July 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
Maidenhead -11 1 - -
Reading -12 1 £525 -
Newbury -15 1 £525 +56.72%
SUSE
South East

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (50.00%) SAP HANA
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Mirantis
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) WSUS
3 1 (25.00%) CMDB
3 1 (25.00%) Release Management
3 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services

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 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) BGP
1 1 (25.00%) LAN
1 1 (25.00%) MPLS
1 1 (25.00%) OSPF
1 1 (25.00%) Software-Defined Networking
1 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SAP HANA
2 1 (25.00%) SQLPlus
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Node.js
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 2 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Release Management
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (25.00%) Python
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
1 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Mirantis
2 1 (25.00%) Symantec