Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 581 390 497
Rank change year-on-year -191 +107 +117
Contract jobs citing SUSE 10 10 14
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.027% 0.056% 0.047%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.19% 0.36% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 3
10th Percentile £325 £400 £334
25th Percentile £363 £420 £348
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £410 £448 £370
Median % change year-on-year -8.38% +20.95% -22.11%
75th Percentile £513 £473 £463
90th Percentile £560 £495 £515
England median daily rate £405 £365 £450
% change year-on-year +10.96% -18.89% -1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
10th Percentile - - £42.60
25th Percentile - - £44.95
Median hourly rate - - £48.75
75th Percentile - - £50.00
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate - - £48.75
% change year-on-year - - +8.33%

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 5,333 2,789 5,186
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.21% 15.75% 17.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,937 1,980 3,648
10th Percentile £225 £235 £158
25th Percentile £425 £363 £299
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +15.68% +5.56% -7.69%
75th Percentile £650 £575 £575
90th Percentile £738 £655 £650
England median daily rate £495 £430 £413
% change year-on-year +15.00% +4.24% -2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 102 32 165
10th Percentile £15.00 £18.20 £14.10
25th Percentile £20.00 £22.19 £18.00
Median hourly rate £24.75 £27.33 £20.50
Median % change year-on-year -9.42% +33.29% +9.63%
75th Percentile £46.75 £48.78 £36.70
90th Percentile £63.73 £63.60 £54.90
England median hourly rate £20.00 £17.75 £17.12
% change year-on-year +12.68% +3.68% -0.75%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing SUSE in London over the 6 months to 25 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram 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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -50 1 £570 +28.09% 2
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
4 6 (60.00%) Oracle
4 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (60.00%) Solaris
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) Social Skills
6 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
6 4 (40.00%) Azure
6 4 (40.00%) Bash
6 4 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
6 4 (40.00%) CentOS
6 4 (40.00%) Finance
7 3 (30.00%) VMware
7 3 (30.00%) Fedora
7 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (30.00%) AWS
7 3 (30.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 3 (30.00%) Ansible
7 3 (30.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 3 (30.00%) Terraform
7 3 (30.00%) CI/CD
8 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 2 (20.00%) RHCSA
8 2 (20.00%) GCP
8 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (20.00%) Server Management

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 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Azure
2 3 (30.00%) AWS
3 2 (20.00%) GCP
4 1 (10.00%) GitHub
4 1 (10.00%) IaaS
4 1 (10.00%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) LAN
1 2 (20.00%) NetScaler
1 2 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (10.00%) DNS
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
2 1 (10.00%) NAS
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
2 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Serena SBM
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (50.00%) Social Skills
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Server Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Unix Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) LDAP
1 2 (20.00%) SAML
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Public Cloud
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (70.00%) Unix
4 6 (60.00%) Solaris
5 4 (40.00%) CentOS
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Fedora
6 3 (30.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 1 (10.00%) AIX
8 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
8 1 (10.00%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 3 (30.00%) CI/CD
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (20.00%) Server Management
4 1 (10.00%) Acceptance Criteria
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) Data Security
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery Management
4 1 (10.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Storage Management
4 1 (10.00%) Strategic Roadmap
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 4 (40.00%) Bash
3 2 (20.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Go
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) RHCE
1 2 (20.00%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GDPR
1 1 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (30.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 2 (20.00%) NFS
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas File System
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Ansible
1 3 (30.00%) Terraform
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (20.00%) Puppet
2 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (10.00%) Control-M
3 1 (10.00%) Icinga
3 1 (10.00%) Kubernetes
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (10.00%) QRadar
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (10.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
1 6 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Forcepoint
3 2 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) SaltStack
3 2 (20.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) CyberArk
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Infoblox
4 1 (10.00%) Qualys
4 1 (10.00%) Serena
4 1 (10.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas