Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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
England > London
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 587 506 548
Rank change year-on-year -81 +42 -44
Contract jobs citing SUSE 42 114 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.089% 0.25% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.43% 1.22% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 74 39
London median daily rate £588 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.29% +2.94% +11.84%
10th Percentile £407 £386 £314
90th Percentile £705 £584 £609
England median daily rate £410 £425 £403
% change year-on-year -3.53% +5.59% +11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 2
London median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £29.46
% change year-on-year - +69.72% -6.55%

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 9798 9360 10015
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.80% 20.75% 21.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6947 6469 6827
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £202 £230 £205
90th Percentile £638 £600 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 211 316
London median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £17.43
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.30% +8.91%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £48.38 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -22 11 £455 -
Central London -8 7 £460 +2.22%
SUSE
England

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

1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 27 (64.29%) Red Hat
3 22 (52.38%) Unix
4 21 (50.00%) Finance
5 19 (45.24%) VMware
5 19 (45.24%) Windows
6 15 (35.71%) AIX
7 14 (33.33%) Oracle
7 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (30.95%) SAN
9 12 (28.57%) Solaris
9 12 (28.57%) Firewall
10 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
10 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
10 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
11 10 (23.81%) Dell
11 10 (23.81%) EMC
11 10 (23.81%) Perl
11 10 (23.81%) SQL
11 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (23.81%) Banking
12 9 (21.43%) DNS
12 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
12 9 (21.43%) Puppet
13 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking
13 8 (19.05%) Korn
13 8 (19.05%) IIS

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 8 (19.05%) IIS
2 4 (9.52%) Apache
3 3 (7.14%) CICS
3 3 (7.14%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.38%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (9.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (4.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) SAN
2 12 (28.57%) Firewall
3 11 (26.19%) TCP/IP
4 9 (21.43%) DNS
5 8 (19.05%) WAN
6 7 (16.67%) LAN
6 7 (16.67%) VPN
7 6 (14.29%) Network Security
8 5 (11.90%) DHCP
8 5 (11.90%) Ethernet
8 5 (11.90%) HTTP
8 5 (11.90%) SMS
9 4 (9.52%) Wireshark
10 3 (7.14%) NAS
10 3 (7.14%) SSL
10 3 (7.14%) VLAN
11 2 (4.76%) OSPF
11 2 (4.76%) VSAN
12 1 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (2.38%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (7.14%) DB2
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
1 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
2 1 (2.38%) JIRA
2 1 (2.38%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (2.38%) Subversion
General
1 21 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 8 (19.05%) Investment Banking
4 6 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 2 (4.76%) Retail
5 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.38%) Front Office
6 1 (2.38%) International Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Administrator
2 9 (21.43%) Architect
3 8 (19.05%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (19.05%) Unix Administrator
3 8 (19.05%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.90%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (11.90%) Juniper Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Developer
6 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Unix Architect
6 3 (7.14%) Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
7 2 (4.76%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) Web Services
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
2 3 (7.14%) Middleware
2 3 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 2 (4.76%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 3 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) Derivative
3 1 (2.38%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (52.38%) Unix
3 19 (45.24%) Windows
4 15 (35.71%) AIX
5 14 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (28.57%) Solaris
7 11 (26.19%) Windows Server
7 11 (26.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (16.67%) CentOS
10 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (11.90%) Ubuntu
12 3 (7.14%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (7.14%) zOS
13 2 (4.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 1 (2.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (16.67%) Change Management
3 6 (14.29%) Investment Management
3 6 (14.29%) Migration
3 6 (14.29%) Network Design
3 6 (14.29%) Problem Management
4 5 (11.90%) Asset Management
4 5 (11.90%) Network Architecture
4 5 (11.90%) Proactive Management
4 5 (11.90%) Task Automation
5 4 (9.52%) ITIL
5 4 (9.52%) Network Management
5 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) DevOps
6 3 (7.14%) Feasibility Study
6 3 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 3 (7.14%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.76%) BCP
7 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.76%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Perl
1 10 (23.81%) SQL
2 8 (19.05%) Korn
3 6 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 4 (9.52%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) C#
6 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) VBScript
7 1 (2.38%) Java
7 1 (2.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) CCDA
1 5 (11.90%) CCNA
1 5 (11.90%) CCNP
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.90%) JNCIA
1 5 (11.90%) JNCIP
1 5 (11.90%) JNCIS
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Sun Certification
4 1 (2.38%) MCDBA
4 1 (2.38%) MCP
4 1 (2.38%) MCPD
4 1 (2.38%) MCSD
4 1 (2.38%) MCSE
4 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (14.29%) NFS
3 6 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
4 5 (11.90%) Samba
4 5 (11.90%) SRDF
4 5 (11.90%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (11.90%) Veritas File System
4 5 (11.90%) vSphere
5 3 (7.14%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (4.76%) Docker
7 1 (2.38%) Firmware
7 1 (2.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (21.43%) Puppet
2 7 (16.67%) Ansible
3 6 (14.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Nagios
5 2 (4.76%) Control-M
5 2 (4.76%) Data Guard
5 2 (4.76%) Graphite
5 2 (4.76%) OpenView
5 2 (4.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (4.76%) PowerCLI
5 2 (4.76%) Terraform
6 1 (2.38%) BladeLogic
6 1 (2.38%) Graylog
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.38%) vCenter Server
6 1 (2.38%) yum
Vendors
1 27 (64.29%) Red Hat
2 19 (45.24%) VMware
3 14 (33.33%) Oracle
4 10 (23.81%) Dell
4 10 (23.81%) EMC
5 7 (16.67%) Juniper
6 6 (14.29%) Cisco
6 6 (14.29%) HP
6 6 (14.29%) IBM
6 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 6 (14.29%) Veritas
7 5 (11.90%) NetApp
7 5 (11.90%) SolarWinds
8 4 (9.52%) Riverbed
9 3 (7.14%) Fortinet
9 3 (7.14%) Intel
10 2 (4.76%) Citrix
10 2 (4.76%) MuleSoft
11 1 (2.38%) CyberArk
11 1 (2.38%) SaltStack