Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 23 January 2019 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
England > London
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 590 608 478
Rank change year-on-year +18 -130 +48
Contract jobs citing SUSE 25 28 122
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.056% 0.060% 0.29%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.29% 0.29% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 83
London median daily rate £475 £550 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.64% +25.71% +2.94%
10th Percentile £371 £409 £353
90th Percentile £548 £638 £550
England median daily rate £456 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.22% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
London median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00% +69.49%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 8,639 9,627 8,639
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 19.41% 20.64% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,023 6,857 5,990
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £238
90th Percentile £650 £638 £613
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 249 295 199
London median hourly rate £18.75 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.27% -1.58% +10.47%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £12.45
90th Percentile £46.90 £47.83 £50.25
England median hourly rate £17.46 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -0.21% +6.06% -2.02%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in London

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in London

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SUSE in London over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SUSE in London

SUSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SUSE in London

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the London region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
South London -11 1 - -
Central London -12 1 £535 +16.30%
East London - 1 - -
West London - 1 - -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) Red Hat
3 15 (60.00%) Unix
4 14 (56.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 13 (52.00%) Ansible
5 13 (52.00%) Puppet
6 12 (48.00%) Perl
6 12 (48.00%) Solaris
6 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (48.00%) Change Management
7 11 (44.00%) DNS
7 11 (44.00%) CGI
7 11 (44.00%) Apache
7 11 (44.00%) PHP
7 11 (44.00%) C
7 11 (44.00%) MySQL
7 11 (44.00%) F5
7 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
7 11 (44.00%) LAMP
7 11 (44.00%) BIG-IP
7 11 (44.00%) Ruby
7 11 (44.00%) Ruby on Rails
7 11 (44.00%) SDLC
7 11 (44.00%) Embperl
7 11 (44.00%) CFEngine
7 11 (44.00%) MariaDB
7 11 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (40.00%) HTTP
8 10 (40.00%) OO
9 9 (36.00%) SQL

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 11 (44.00%) Apache
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.00%) Commerce Server
3 1 (4.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon Glacier
1 1 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (4.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (44.00%) BIG-IP
2 11 (44.00%) DNS
3 10 (40.00%) HTTP
4 7 (28.00%) SSL
5 6 (24.00%) Internet
5 6 (24.00%) Intranet
6 2 (8.00%) SAN
7 1 (4.00%) Firewall
7 1 (4.00%) InfiniBand
7 1 (4.00%) Network Security
7 1 (4.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) MariaDB
1 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 4 (16.00%) Sybase ASE
3 2 (8.00%) DB2
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (4.00%) SAP HANA
4 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Legal
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Developer
1 9 (36.00%) Perl Developer
2 4 (16.00%) DBA
2 4 (16.00%) Python Developer
2 4 (16.00%) Sybase DBA
3 2 (8.00%) Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Python Engineer
3 2 (8.00%) Unix Administrator
3 2 (8.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) AIX Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Web Hosting Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (44.00%) CGI
1 11 (44.00%) Embperl
1 11 (44.00%) LAMP
1 11 (44.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 7 (28.00%) FastCGI
3 4 (16.00%) Java EE
4 2 (8.00%) Web Services
4 2 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (20.00%) Clustering
3 4 (16.00%) Replication
4 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (4.00%) EMC VNX
5 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (4.00%) Mainframe
5 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (60.00%) Unix
3 14 (56.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 12 (48.00%) Solaris
5 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.00%) Windows
7 3 (12.00%) AIX
8 2 (8.00%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (8.00%) Windows Server
9 1 (4.00%) CentOS
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Change Management
2 11 (44.00%) Load Balancing
2 11 (44.00%) SDLC
3 10 (40.00%) OO
4 7 (28.00%) Refactoring
4 7 (28.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 7 (28.00%) System Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Web Development
5 6 (24.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (24.00%) Systems Engineering
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (8.00%) High Availability
9 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 1 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (4.00%) Presales
10 1 (4.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Perl
2 11 (44.00%) C
2 11 (44.00%) PHP
2 11 (44.00%) Ruby
3 9 (36.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) Python
5 7 (28.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.00%) Java
6 1 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Ansible
1 13 (52.00%) Puppet
2 11 (44.00%) CFEngine
2 11 (44.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (4.00%) Control-M
3 1 (4.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (4.00%) Nagios
3 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.00%) OpenView
3 1 (4.00%) Terraform
3 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Red Hat
2 11 (44.00%) F5
3 7 (28.00%) Splunk
4 6 (24.00%) SAP
5 5 (20.00%) IBM
6 4 (16.00%) Dell
6 4 (16.00%) HP
6 4 (16.00%) Oracle
6 4 (16.00%) Sybase
7 2 (8.00%) VMware
8 1 (4.00%) CA
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco
8 1 (4.00%) EMC
8 1 (4.00%) Juniper
8 1 (4.00%) Remedy
8 1 (4.00%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (4.00%) Sun
8 1 (4.00%) Veritas
8 1 (4.00%) Xerox