Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 597 492 515
Rank change year-on-year -105 +23 -24
Contract jobs citing SUSE 20 101 77
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.043% 0.25% 0.17%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.21% 1.20% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 66 46
London median daily rate £495 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.47% - +11.84%
10th Percentile £413 £350 £306
90th Percentile £638 £556 £588
England median daily rate £425 £400 £420
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +10.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
London median hourly rate - £50.00 £50.00
England median hourly rate £35.00 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -30.00% - +26.58%

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 9,661 8,411 9,086
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.59% 20.50% 20.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,911 5,840 6,211
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +5.42%
10th Percentile £200 £240 £213
90th Percentile £645 £620 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 293 194 296
London median hourly rate £18.70 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.50% +17.65% -
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.50 £11.21
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £45.79
England median hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +5.30% - +3.13%

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
South London -44 2 £455 -
Central London -44 1 £495 +13.14% 2
West London - 1 £450 -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 17 (85.00%) Red Hat
3 12 (60.00%) Unix
3 12 (60.00%) Finance
4 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (40.00%) EMC
6 7 (35.00%) Solaris
6 7 (35.00%) Perl
6 7 (35.00%) Banking
7 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
7 6 (30.00%) Samba
7 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
7 6 (30.00%) VMware
7 6 (30.00%) Oracle
7 6 (30.00%) Windows
7 6 (30.00%) NFS
7 6 (30.00%) Veritas
7 6 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 5 (25.00%) Ansible
8 5 (25.00%) Task Automation
8 5 (25.00%) Proactive Management
8 5 (25.00%) Veritas File System
8 5 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 5 (25.00%) SRDF
8 5 (25.00%) CentOS
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
8 5 (25.00%) Problem 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 2 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.00%) LAN
3 2 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) Firewall
4 1 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.00%) NAS
4 1 (5.00%) SMTP
4 1 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (5.00%) SSH
4 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 12 (60.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
3 6 (30.00%) Financial Institution
3 6 (30.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (5.00%) Front Office
5 1 (5.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Administrator
2 7 (35.00%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (30.00%) Unix Administrator
3 6 (30.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
4 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Architect
5 3 (15.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (15.00%) Unix Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (10.00%) Senior Windows Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Linux Support
7 1 (5.00%) Linux Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Unix Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) Unix Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LAMP
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
2 1 (5.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (60.00%) Unix
3 10 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (35.00%) Solaris
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 5 (25.00%) AIX
6 5 (25.00%) CentOS
6 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
7 4 (20.00%) Debian
8 3 (15.00%) FreeBSD
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 5 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Investment Management
2 5 (25.00%) Proactive Management
2 5 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 5 (25.00%) Task Automation
3 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) High-Throughput Computing
4 1 (5.00%) Open Source
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Server Hardening
4 1 (5.00%) SIEM
4 1 (5.00%) Threat Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Perl
2 5 (25.00%) Korn
3 3 (15.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) NFS
1 6 (30.00%) Samba
1 6 (30.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (25.00%) SRDF
2 5 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 5 (25.00%) Veritas File System
3 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
3 3 (15.00%) XenServer
4 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.00%) Ceph
5 1 (5.00%) GlusterFS
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Ansible
1 5 (25.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (15.00%) Puppet
3 2 (10.00%) PowerCLI
4 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (5.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (5.00%) Nagios
4 1 (5.00%) OpenView
4 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (5.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Red Hat
2 8 (40.00%) EMC
3 6 (30.00%) Oracle
3 6 (30.00%) Veritas
3 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (10.00%) Dell
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) NetApp
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) CyberArk
5 1 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
5 1 (5.00%) SaltStack
5 1 (5.00%) SAP