Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 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
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 594 541 528
Rank change year-on-year -53 -13 +30
Contract jobs citing SUSE 35 65 95
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.076% 0.15% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.37% 0.74% 0.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 34 58
London median daily rate £488 £575 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.22% +35.29% -
10th Percentile £382 £408 £375
90th Percentile £575 £625 £550
England median daily rate £430 £406 £444
% change year-on-year +5.85% -8.45% +10.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 2
London median hourly rate - £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +122.22% -22.41%

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 9,407 8,770 9,571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.50% 20.52% 21.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,659 6,131 6,788
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £203 £226 £245
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £438 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.12% +6.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 315 233 198
London median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.55 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £49.84 £42.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.38 £16.50
% change year-on-year +0.68% +5.35% -

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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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
West London -20 8 £395 -
Central London -42 1 - - 1
East London - 1 - - 1
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, 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 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (57.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 19 (54.29%) Red Hat
4 17 (48.57%) Unix
5 14 (40.00%) DNS
5 14 (40.00%) Change Management
5 14 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (37.14%) Solaris
7 12 (34.29%) Apache
7 12 (34.29%) Perl
7 12 (34.29%) MySQL
7 12 (34.29%) Puppet
8 11 (31.43%) SDLC
8 11 (31.43%) Ruby
8 11 (31.43%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (31.43%) LAMP
8 11 (31.43%) VMware
8 11 (31.43%) PHP
8 11 (31.43%) SQL
8 11 (31.43%) C
8 11 (31.43%) CGI
9 10 (28.57%) HTTP
9 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 10 (28.57%) BIG-IP
9 10 (28.57%) Embperl
9 10 (28.57%) F5
9 10 (28.57%) CFEngine
9 10 (28.57%) MariaDB
9 10 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
9 10 (28.57%) Ansible

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 12 (34.29%) Apache
2 2 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.86%) IIS
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle Coherence
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Office 365
3 1 (2.86%) G Suite
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) DNS
2 10 (28.57%) BIG-IP
2 10 (28.57%) HTTP
2 10 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 9 (25.71%) SSL
4 6 (17.14%) Internet
4 6 (17.14%) Intranet
5 4 (11.43%) DHCP
5 4 (11.43%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.71%) SAN
7 1 (2.86%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.86%) NAS
7 1 (2.86%) Skype
7 1 (2.86%) SMTP
7 1 (2.86%) SNMP
7 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (34.29%) MySQL
2 10 (28.57%) MariaDB
3 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
4 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.71%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (2.86%) DB2
6 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Subversion
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (5.71%) Banking
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Data Centre Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Migration Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Perl Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Administrator
5 4 (11.43%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Python Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Unix Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) CGI
1 11 (31.43%) LAMP
1 11 (31.43%) Ruby on Rails
2 10 (28.57%) Embperl
3 9 (25.71%) FastCGI
4 3 (8.57%) Java EE
5 2 (5.71%) Middleware
5 2 (5.71%) Web Services
6 1 (2.86%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.86%) Memcached
6 1 (2.86%) SailPoint
6 1 (2.86%) Spring
6 1 (2.86%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Data Centre
2 8 (22.86%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
4 4 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) EMC VNX
5 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
6 1 (2.86%) Clustering
6 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (2.86%) Replication
6 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (57.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 17 (48.57%) Unix
4 14 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 13 (37.14%) Solaris
6 7 (20.00%) CentOS
6 7 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (11.43%) Debian
7 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
8 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
9 2 (5.71%) AIX
10 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.86%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) Change Management
2 11 (31.43%) SDLC
3 9 (25.71%) Load Balancing
3 9 (25.71%) Unit Testing
4 8 (22.86%) Reverse Engineering
4 8 (22.86%) System Testing
5 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (20.00%) Migration
5 7 (20.00%) OO
5 7 (20.00%) Refactoring
6 6 (17.14%) ITIL
6 6 (17.14%) Runbook
6 6 (17.14%) Web Development
7 4 (11.43%) Service Management
8 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.71%) Privileged Access Management
8 2 (5.71%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) Perl
2 11 (31.43%) C
2 11 (31.43%) PHP
2 11 (31.43%) Ruby
2 11 (31.43%) SQL
3 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
4 8 (22.86%) Python
5 6 (17.14%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.71%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 1 (2.86%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) vSphere
2 6 (17.14%) vCloud
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.71%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.86%) Docker
5 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.86%) NFS
5 1 (2.86%) Squid
5 1 (2.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (34.29%) Puppet
2 10 (28.57%) Ansible
2 10 (28.57%) CFEngine
2 10 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (11.43%) Nagios
4 2 (5.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (5.71%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.86%) BladeLogic
5 1 (2.86%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.86%) EMC VPLEX
5 1 (2.86%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (2.86%) Simpana
5 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Red Hat
2 11 (31.43%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) F5
4 7 (20.00%) Oracle
4 7 (20.00%) Splunk
5 3 (8.57%) EMC
5 3 (8.57%) SAP
6 2 (5.71%) CA
6 2 (5.71%) Dell
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.86%) BMC
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco
7 1 (2.86%) Citrix
7 1 (2.86%) CommVault
7 1 (2.86%) HP
7 1 (2.86%) IBM
7 1 (2.86%) Micro Focus
7 1 (2.86%) NetApp
7 1 (2.86%) NetIQ
7 1 (2.86%) Novell