Period
to 8 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England 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 8 April 2020 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
UK > England
6 months to
8 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 637 814 777
Rank change year-on-year +177 -37 -103
Contract jobs citing SUSE 31 40 92
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.057% 0.045% 0.099%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% 0.22% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 49
Median daily rate £360 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £253 £335 £300
90th Percentile £464 £528 £538
UK median daily rate £375 £413 £413
% change year-on-year -9.09% - +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.01 £45.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.47% +80.00% -50.00%
UK median hourly rate £47.01 £45.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year +4.47% +80.00% -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 England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 11,193 18,061 19,562
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 20.41% 20.38% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,954 11,499 12,557
Median daily rate £425 £438 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% - +2.94%
10th Percentile £143 £160 £181
90th Percentile £613 £625 £623
UK median daily rate £420 £425 £425
% change year-on-year -1.18% - +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 921 1,078 1,167
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +0.72% +3.73%
10th Percentile £11.63 £11.23 £11.17
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.83
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.42 £17.00
% change year-on-year +0.46% +2.47% +3.03%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing SUSE as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in England

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing SUSE in England.

Daily rate trend for SUSE in England

SUSE
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SUSE in England over the 6 months to 8 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for SUSE in England

SUSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing SUSE in England.

Hourly rate trend for SUSE in England

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the England region over the 6 months to 8 April 2020. 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
London +128 11 £400 -7.25%
South East +107 10 £390 -22.00%
North of England +76 8 £355 -11.25% 2
North West +46 7 £355 -18.86% 2
Midlands +65 1 £425 -
West Midlands +63 1 £425 -
Yorkshire - 1 £390 -
SUSE
UK

For the 6 months to 8 April 2020, 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 England region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (54.84%) Red Hat
3 14 (45.16%) Oracle
4 13 (41.94%) Unix
4 13 (41.94%) Clustering
5 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
5 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (25.81%) AWS
7 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
7 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
7 8 (25.81%) Solaris
7 8 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (22.58%) Supplier Relationship Management
8 7 (22.58%) SAP BW
8 7 (22.58%) SAP Basis
8 7 (22.58%) AIX
8 7 (22.58%) SAP
8 7 (22.58%) Java
8 7 (22.58%) CRM
8 7 (22.58%) DNS
8 7 (22.58%) Sun
8 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
8 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
8 7 (22.58%) Azure
9 6 (19.35%) Data Guard
9 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (19.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (19.35%) VMware

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 4 (12.90%) Confluence
1 4 (12.90%) SAP Portal
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 1 (3.23%) Mailman
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (25.81%) AWS
2 7 (22.58%) Azure
3 2 (6.45%) IaaS
4 1 (3.23%) HP Helion
4 1 (3.23%) Office 365
4 1 (3.23%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) DHCP
2 5 (16.13%) HTTP
3 4 (12.90%) Firewall
3 4 (12.90%) SAN
3 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 3 (9.68%) Ethernet
4 3 (9.68%) LAN
4 3 (9.68%) VPN
4 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) SSL
6 1 (3.23%) IMAP
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) S/MIME
6 1 (3.23%) SMTP
6 1 (3.23%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) Oracle Database
1 7 (22.58%) SAP BW
2 2 (6.45%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Subversion
General
1 2 (6.45%) Banking
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (25.81%) Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) SAP Basis Consultant
2 7 (22.58%) SAP Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Unix Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Solaris Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Linux Server Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) AWS Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Cloud Architect
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Support
8 1 (3.23%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Migration Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Senior SAP Basis Consultant
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) SAP Basis
2 4 (12.90%) SAP PI
3 2 (6.45%) LAMP
3 2 (6.45%) LDAP
4 1 (3.23%) Apache Flex
4 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) Clustering
2 9 (29.03%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Fibre Optics
3 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.45%) Cloud Native
4 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 31 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Unix
3 10 (32.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (25.81%) Solaris
5 7 (22.58%) AIX
6 5 (16.13%) Oracle Linux
6 5 (16.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 5 (16.13%) Windows
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (6.45%) CentOS
8 2 (6.45%) Ubuntu
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Problem-Solving
2 7 (22.58%) CRM
2 7 (22.58%) Supplier Relationship Management
3 4 (12.90%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.68%) Change Management
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Migration
4 3 (9.68%) Network Architecture
4 3 (9.68%) Network Management
4 3 (9.68%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) Microservices
5 2 (6.45%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (3.23%) Deployment Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Network Design
6 1 (3.23%) Open Source
6 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.23%) Server Management
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
1 7 (22.58%) Java
2 4 (12.90%) AWK
2 4 (12.90%) Perl
2 4 (12.90%) Python
3 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
3 3 (9.68%) SQL
4 2 (6.45%) PHP
5 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) Security Cleared
2 8 (25.81%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.68%) CCDA
3 3 (9.68%) CCNA
3 3 (9.68%) CCNP
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) JNCIA
3 3 (9.68%) JNCIP
3 3 (9.68%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 5 (16.13%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (12.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.45%) Active Directory
5 1 (3.23%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (19.35%) Ansible
1 6 (19.35%) Data Guard
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle RMAN
2 4 (12.90%) Puppet
3 2 (6.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (6.45%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Red Hat
2 14 (45.16%) Oracle
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 7 (22.58%) SAP
4 7 (22.58%) Sun
5 6 (19.35%) VMware
6 5 (16.13%) Veritas
7 3 (9.68%) Dell
7 3 (9.68%) Fortinet
7 3 (9.68%) Juniper
7 3 (9.68%) SolarWinds
8 2 (6.45%) NetApp
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco
9 1 (3.23%) DocuSign
9 1 (3.23%) HP
9 1 (3.23%) Proofpoint
9 1 (3.23%) Riverbed