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 3 months to 25 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
England / London
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 386 377 415
Rank change year-on-year -9 +38  
Contract jobs citing SUSE 32 47 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.16% 0.22% 0.085%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.78% 1.01% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 12
Median daily rate £600 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +41.17% +3.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £381 £450 £156
% change year-on-year -15.27% +188.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 - -
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 London with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 4083 4666 5034
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.95% 21.83% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2871 3327 3367
Median daily rate £450 £425 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +7.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £214 £220 £191
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £565
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £345
% change year-on-year +3.44% +5.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 108 95 189
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.25 £18.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £47.83
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
New Malden - 6 - -
City of London +1 2 - -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 London region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 45 (68.18%) VMware
3 36 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 35 (53.03%) Puppet
5 32 (48.48%) Red Hat
6 27 (40.91%) Bash Shell
7 24 (36.36%) Unix
8 23 (34.85%) Git (software)
8 23 (34.85%) Ubuntu
8 23 (34.85%) CentOS
8 23 (34.85%) Ansible
9 22 (33.33%) DevOps
10 20 (30.30%) GitHub
11 19 (28.79%) Docker
11 19 (28.79%) Elastic Stack
11 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
11 19 (28.79%) Windows
12 18 (27.27%) Python
12 18 (27.27%) IBM
12 18 (27.27%) Ruby
12 18 (27.27%) Terraform
12 18 (27.27%) Graphite
12 18 (27.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 18 (27.27%) MongoDB
12 18 (27.27%) Analytics
12 18 (27.27%) Vagrant
13 17 (25.76%) Sensu
14 16 (24.24%) Oracle
15 15 (22.73%) AIX

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 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
1 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (3.03%) Apache
2 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (10.61%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (30.30%) GitHub
2 19 (28.79%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (21.21%) TCP/IP
2 13 (19.70%) DNS
2 13 (19.70%) Firewall
2 13 (19.70%) SAN
3 9 (13.64%) HTTP
3 9 (13.64%) WAN
4 8 (12.12%) DHCP
5 7 (10.61%) Ethernet
5 7 (10.61%) LAN
5 7 (10.61%) Network Security
5 7 (10.61%) VPN
5 7 (10.61%) Wireshark
6 3 (4.55%) LDAP
6 3 (4.55%) NAS
7 2 (3.03%) BIG-IP
7 2 (3.03%) Internet
7 2 (3.03%) Intranet
7 2 (3.03%) SSL
8 1 (1.52%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (27.27%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.55%) DB2
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
2 3 (4.55%) SAP HANA
3 2 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 23 (34.85%) Git (software)
2 18 (27.27%) Vagrant
3 4 (6.06%) Subversion
4 2 (3.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (22.73%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Banking
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.03%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Linux Engineer
2 16 (24.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 13 (19.70%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Unix Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) AWS DevOps
6 9 (13.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Support Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Ruby Engineer
8 7 (10.61%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (9.09%) Administrator
9 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 5 (7.58%) WebOps Engineer
11 4 (6.06%) AIX Engineer
11 4 (6.06%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (28.79%) Elastic Stack
2 17 (25.76%) Sensu
3 7 (10.61%) Web Services
4 3 (4.55%) Middleware
4 3 (4.55%) SAP Basis
5 2 (3.03%) CGI
5 2 (3.03%) Embperl
5 2 (3.03%) FastCGI
5 2 (3.03%) Java EE
5 2 (3.03%) LAMP
5 2 (3.03%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.61%) Management Information System
3 5 (7.58%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.55%) Replication
5 3 (4.55%) Symmetrix
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.03%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.03%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.52%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 66 (100.00%) Linux
2 36 (54.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (36.36%) Unix
4 23 (34.85%) CentOS
4 23 (34.85%) Ubuntu
5 19 (28.79%) Windows
6 18 (27.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 15 (22.73%) AIX
8 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
9 12 (18.18%) Oracle Linux
9 12 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (7.58%) Solaris
12 4 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
13 3 (4.55%) VMS
14 1 (1.52%) Debian
14 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (33.33%) DevOps
2 18 (27.27%) Analytics
3 15 (22.73%) Change Management
4 10 (15.15%) ITIL
5 8 (12.12%) ITIL V3
5 8 (12.12%) Network Architecture
5 8 (12.12%) Network Design
6 7 (10.61%) Configuration Management
6 7 (10.61%) Mentoring
6 7 (10.61%) Network Management
6 7 (10.61%) Performance Optimisation
6 7 (10.61%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (10.61%) Release Automation
7 6 (9.09%) ITSM
7 6 (9.09%) Refactoring
7 6 (9.09%) Service Management
8 5 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.58%) Web Operations
9 4 (6.06%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.55%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (40.91%) Bash Shell
2 18 (27.27%) Python
2 18 (27.27%) Ruby
3 12 (18.18%) SQL
4 7 (10.61%) Perl
5 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 3 (4.55%) C
7 2 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (10.61%) CCDA
1 7 (10.61%) CCNA
1 7 (10.61%) CCNP
1 7 (10.61%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (10.61%) JNCIA
1 7 (10.61%) JNCIP
1 7 (10.61%) JNCIS
2 6 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.03%) Degree
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Docker
1 19 (28.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
3 9 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.55%) NFS
4 3 (4.55%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.55%) SRDF
4 3 (4.55%) Veritas File System
4 3 (4.55%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.03%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.03%) iptables
6 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.52%) vSphere
6 1 (1.52%) XenApp
6 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 35 (53.03%) Puppet
2 23 (34.85%) Ansible
3 18 (27.27%) Graphite
3 18 (27.27%) Terraform
4 9 (13.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (4.55%) Veritas Storage Foundation
7 2 (3.03%) CFEngine
7 2 (3.03%) Control-M
7 2 (3.03%) HAProxy
7 2 (3.03%) Nagios
7 2 (3.03%) NetBackup
7 2 (3.03%) OpenView
8 1 (1.52%) Kibana
8 1 (1.52%) logstash
8 1 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 45 (68.18%) VMware
2 32 (48.48%) Red Hat
3 18 (27.27%) IBM
4 16 (24.24%) Oracle
5 9 (13.64%) Cisco
5 9 (13.64%) Dell
5 9 (13.64%) Juniper
6 7 (10.61%) Microsoft
6 7 (10.61%) Riverbed
7 6 (9.09%) SolarWinds
8 5 (7.58%) Fortinet
8 5 (7.58%) SAP
9 4 (6.06%) EMC
10 3 (4.55%) HP
10 3 (4.55%) Mercator
10 3 (4.55%) NetApp
10 3 (4.55%) Sun
10 3 (4.55%) Sybase
10 3 (4.55%) Veritas
11 2 (3.03%) Remedy