Period
to 25 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 556 592 544
Rank change year-on-year +36 -48 -15
Contract jobs citing SUSE 9 36 65
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.023% 0.079% 0.15%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.13% 0.39% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 34
London median daily rate £370 £488 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.10% -15.22% +35.29%
England median daily rate £370 £430 £410
% change year-on-year -13.95% +4.88% -8.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 8
London median hourly rate £48.75 - £50.00
10th Percentile £43.63 - £49.25
90th Percentile £50.00 - £54.00
England median hourly rate £48.75 - £50.00

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 7,086 9,318 8,917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 18.08% 20.36% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,971 6,583 6,241
London median daily rate £475 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £175 £200 £220
90th Percentile £650 £650 £625
England median daily rate £425 £438 £425
% change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 312 238
London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £21.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% -11.28% +20.44%
10th Percentile £12.65 £13.00 £12.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.83 £49.06
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 2019. 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 - 6 £370 - 1
Central London +30 2 - -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 2019, 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) VMware
3 6 (66.67%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 6 (66.67%) Network Management
3 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 6 (66.67%) Dell
3 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 6 (66.67%) SAN
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 5 (55.56%) Fibre Optics
4 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (55.56%) CCNP
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) CCDA
4 5 (55.56%) VPN
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
4 5 (55.56%) HTTP
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Mailman
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Ethernet
2 5 (55.56%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 1 (11.11%) DKIM
4 1 (11.11%) IMAP
4 1 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MariaDB
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 10g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database 12c
2 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Systems Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (11.11%) LAPP Stack
3 1 (11.11%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Fibre Optics
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Solaris
5 1 (11.11%) CentOS
5 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 6 (66.67%) Network Management
2 3 (33.33%) Network Design
3 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
3 2 (22.22%) Data Security
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Information Security
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) PL/SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCDA
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) CCNP
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (55.56%) JNCIA
1 5 (55.56%) JNCIP
1 5 (55.56%) JNCIS
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) KVM
3 2 (22.22%) Oracle RAC
3 2 (22.22%) RHEV
4 1 (11.11%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Data Guard
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 6 (66.67%) Dell
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
2 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 6 (66.67%) SolarWinds
3 5 (55.56%) Fortinet
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) Riverbed
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) Proofpoint