Period
to 30 March 2020

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 30 March 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
England > London
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 461 605 636
Rank change year-on-year +144 +31 -130
Contract jobs citing SUSE 11 16 15
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.037% 0.032%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.24% 0.20% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 8
Median daily rate £400 £431 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% -4.17% -
England median daily rate £360 £400 £425
% change year-on-year -10.00% -5.88% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Median hourly rate £47.01 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.47% - -
England median hourly rate £47.01 £45.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.47% +28.57% -30.00%

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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4,495 8,047 9,699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 17.50% 18.75% 20.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,073 5,579 6,923
Median daily rate £450 £475 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £159 £181 £208
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
England median daily rate £425 £433 £438
% change year-on-year -1.85% -1.03% +3.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 218 309
Median hourly rate £23.00 £20.33 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.16% +8.69% -14.02%
10th Percentile £15.30 £13.18 £12.03
90th Percentile £64.25 £47.60 £47.83
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.38
% change year-on-year - +0.72% +5.30%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in London

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for SUSE in London

SUSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

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 30 March 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
South London +35 3 - -
Central London +84 2 - - 1
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 London region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
3 8 (72.73%) Unix
4 5 (45.45%) Veritas
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (45.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (36.36%) Ansible
5 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
5 4 (36.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
5 4 (36.36%) Confluence
5 4 (36.36%) JIRA
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) AWK
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) DNS
6 3 (27.27%) LAN
6 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 3 (27.27%) DHCP
6 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
6 3 (27.27%) HTTP
6 3 (27.27%) Windows
6 3 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
6 3 (27.27%) VMware
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (27.27%) CCNP

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 4 (36.36%) Confluence
2 1 (9.09%) Mailman
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) IaaS
2 1 (9.09%) AWS
2 1 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Firewall
1 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 3 (27.27%) Ethernet
2 3 (27.27%) HTTP
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) VPN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 1 (9.09%) IMAP
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security
3 1 (9.09%) S/MIME
3 1 (9.09%) SMTP
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Architect
3 1 (9.09%) AWS Operator
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Solaris Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (27.27%) Fibre Optics
2 3 (27.27%) Management Information System
3 2 (18.18%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Unix
3 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (45.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) CentOS
5 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Microservices
3 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) Server Management
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) AWK
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCDA
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (27.27%) JNCIA
1 3 (27.27%) JNCIP
1 3 (27.27%) JNCIS
2 2 (18.18%) SC Cleared
2 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 4 (36.36%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 3 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) Ansible
2 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Red Hat
2 5 (45.45%) Veritas
3 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 3 (27.27%) Fortinet
3 3 (27.27%) Juniper
3 3 (27.27%) SolarWinds
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) DocuSign
4 1 (9.09%) Proofpoint
4 1 (9.09%) Riverbed