The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for SUSE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 108 105
Rank change year-on-year +21 -3  
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.28% 0.20% 0.13%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.58% 0.80% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £388 £525 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -26.19% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £450 £163
% change year-on-year -15.27% +176.92%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +122.22% +15.38%  

SUSE is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Leeds
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 190 376 340
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 17.56% 25.03% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 265 214
Median daily rate £388 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £288 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £348
% change year-on-year +3.44% +4.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 20
Median hourly rate £15.25 £12.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.00% -28.57%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £9.08 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.75 £16.13 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.00 £16.20
% change year-on-year -8.82% +4.93%  

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing SUSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in Leeds

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Leeds region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) SAN
3 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Middleware
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
3 3 (50.00%) KVM
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Brocade
3 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (33.33%) vSphere
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) DMZ

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) DMZ
2 1 (16.67%) Firewall
2 1 (16.67%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) VLAN
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Server Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Storage Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (50.00%) CentOS
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Capacity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Facilities Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) KYC
3 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) KVM
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Brocade
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
2 3 (50.00%) EMC
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Hitachi
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle
3 1 (16.67%) Sun
3 1 (16.67%) Veritas