Period
to 11 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol 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 11 December 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 West > Bristol
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 0.36% - -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.80% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 0
Bristol median daily rate £410 - -
South West median daily rate £410 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +17.14% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Bristol median hourly rate - - -
South West median hourly rate - - £27.50

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 Bristol with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Bristol
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 389 317 300
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 19.76% 18.91% 17.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 217 185
Bristol median daily rate £345 £350 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.43% -5.41% -1.33%
10th Percentile £146 £150 £125
90th Percentile £525 £575 £513
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £364
% change year-on-year - -3.78% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 31 36
Bristol median hourly rate £15.25 £18.50 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +10.45% +17.54%
10th Percentile £11.75 £12.00 £11.63
90th Percentile £43.75 £43.25 £26.88
South West median hourly rate £17.05 £16.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +6.56% -15.79% +11.76%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

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

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in Bristol

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in Bristol

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 Bristol region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) iPlanet
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) Sun
2 6 (85.71%) JBoss
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
2 6 (85.71%) HPUX
2 6 (85.71%) Solaris
2 6 (85.71%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
2 6 (85.71%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle Application Server
2 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) High Availability
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) KVM
3 5 (71.43%) PlateSpin
3 5 (71.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 5 (71.43%) Veritas
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol 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 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) iPlanet
1 6 (85.71%) JBoss
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle Application Server
1 6 (85.71%) Tomcat
1 6 (85.71%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
2 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) Firewall
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
2 2 (28.57%) LDAP
3 1 (14.29%) FCoE
3 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
3 1 (14.29%) NAS
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) VLAN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Solaris Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
2 6 (85.71%) HPUX
2 6 (85.71%) Solaris
2 6 (85.71%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) High Availability
1 6 (85.71%) Load Balancing
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
4 1 (14.29%) Compliance Audit
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Process Improvement
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
1 1 (14.29%) C-shell
1 1 (14.29%) Korn
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) SC Cleared
1 4 (57.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) KVM
2 5 (71.43%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (28.57%) Samba
4 1 (14.29%) Firmware
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 6 (85.71%) F5
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Sun
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) PlateSpin
3 5 (71.43%) Veritas
4 2 (28.57%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos
5 1 (14.29%) IBM
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Opsware