Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 103 83
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham - 0.20% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.17% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £150
% change year-on-year +7.14% +133.33% -56.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Birmingham median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £25.00 - -

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 Birmingham with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Birmingham
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 304 257 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 19.20% 16.97% 15.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 155 103
Birmingham median daily rate £325 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +33.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £155 £177 £152
90th Percentile £517 £550 £438
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £400 £336
% change year-on-year -8.75% +18.96% +5.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 29 26
Birmingham median hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.57% -3.45% +10.69%
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.20 £10.68
90th Percentile £19.45 £19.74 £19.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% -3.33%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in Birmingham

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in Birmingham

SUSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SUSE in Birmingham