Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 253 230 260
Rank change year-on-year -23 +30 +28
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 14 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.056% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.99% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 13 7
City of London median daily rate £600 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +5.88% -4.49%
10th Percentile £440 £403 £282
90th Percentile £745 £588 £585
Central London median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -4.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London 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 the City of London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1441 1416 2009
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 20.13% 21.14% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1138 1112 1594
City of London median daily rate £475 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.70% +5.71% +6.71%
10th Percentile £225 £275 £225
90th Percentile £675 £625 £625
Central London median daily rate £475 £450 £428
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.26% +6.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 29 62
City of London median hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% +1.33% +10.29%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.25 £12.04
90th Percentile £26.45 £36.50 £36.80
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +12.50%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing SUSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in the City of London

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in the City of London

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SUSE in the City of London over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SUSE in the City of London

SUSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SUSE in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (25.00%) zOS
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware
3 1 (25.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (25.00%) CICS
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (25.00%) IBM HTTP Server
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) SMS
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support
1 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Operations Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Middleware
1 1 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Solaris
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) AIX
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Ansible
1 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) Intel
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) WatchGuard