Period
to 20 November 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 November 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 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 603 598 510
Rank change year-on-year -5 -88 +49
Contract jobs citing SUSE 37 44 112
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.080% 0.094% 0.25%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.40% 0.45% 1.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 24 72
London median daily rate £530 £600 £436
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.67% +37.54% +2.65%
10th Percentile £428 £408 £382
90th Percentile £575 £690 £586
England median daily rate £456 £410 £425
% change year-on-year +11.15% -3.53% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 6
London median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.00% - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £50.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +69.72%

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 9,357 9,741 9,270
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 20.18% 20.87% 20.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 6,556 6,919 6,421
London median daily rate £488 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £190 £204 £230
90th Percentile £650 £638 £600
England median daily rate £425 £425 £410
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 276 208
London median hourly rate £18.70 £19.25 £18.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% +5.62% +4.14%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.08 £47.83 £48.62
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 November 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 November 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 - 4 £400 - 1
Central London -15 2 £535 +16.30%
South London -24 1 - - 1
East London - 1 - -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 25 (67.57%) Red Hat
3 21 (56.76%) Unix
4 18 (48.65%) Change Management
4 18 (48.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 17 (45.95%) Solaris
6 16 (43.24%) Apache
6 16 (43.24%) MySQL
6 16 (43.24%) Perl
6 16 (43.24%) DNS
6 16 (43.24%) Puppet
7 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 15 (40.54%) SDLC
7 15 (40.54%) CGI
7 15 (40.54%) PHP
7 15 (40.54%) C
7 15 (40.54%) LAMP
7 15 (40.54%) Ruby
7 15 (40.54%) Ruby on Rails
8 14 (37.84%) BIG-IP
8 14 (37.84%) SQL
8 14 (37.84%) HTTP
8 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
8 14 (37.84%) Embperl
8 14 (37.84%) Ansible
8 14 (37.84%) MariaDB
8 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
8 14 (37.84%) F5
8 14 (37.84%) CFEngine
9 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing

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 16 (43.24%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
2 1 (2.70%) nginx
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 16 (43.24%) DNS
2 14 (37.84%) BIG-IP
2 14 (37.84%) HTTP
2 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
3 11 (29.73%) SSL
4 7 (18.92%) Internet
4 7 (18.92%) Intranet
5 4 (10.81%) NetScaler
6 3 (8.11%) SAN
7 2 (5.41%) DHCP
8 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.70%) Firewall
8 1 (2.70%) NAS
8 1 (2.70%) Network Security
8 1 (2.70%) SMTP
8 1 (2.70%) SNMP
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
8 1 (2.70%) WAN
8 1 (2.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) MySQL
2 14 (37.84%) MariaDB
3 4 (10.81%) Sybase ASE
4 3 (8.11%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
6 1 (2.70%) DB2
6 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.70%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.41%) Banking
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Legal
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Developer
1 10 (27.03%) Perl Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Linux Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Data Centre Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Migration Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 4 (10.81%) Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) DBA
6 4 (10.81%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) Python Developer
6 4 (10.81%) Sybase DBA
6 4 (10.81%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (40.54%) CGI
1 15 (40.54%) LAMP
1 15 (40.54%) Ruby on Rails
2 14 (37.84%) Embperl
3 11 (29.73%) FastCGI
4 4 (10.81%) Java EE
5 3 (8.11%) Web Services
6 1 (2.70%) LEMP Stack
6 1 (2.70%) Memcached
6 1 (2.70%) Middleware
6 1 (2.70%) Spring
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.03%) Linux Command Line
2 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
3 7 (18.92%) Computer Science
4 5 (13.51%) Replication
5 4 (10.81%) Clustering
6 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.41%) EMC VNX
7 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
8 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (56.76%) Unix
3 18 (48.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 17 (45.95%) Solaris
5 15 (40.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (18.92%) CentOS
7 5 (13.51%) Windows
8 4 (10.81%) Debian
8 4 (10.81%) Ubuntu
9 3 (8.11%) Windows Server
10 2 (5.41%) AIX
10 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (2.70%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Change Management
2 15 (40.54%) SDLC
3 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
4 11 (29.73%) OO
4 11 (29.73%) Unit Testing
5 10 (27.03%) Reverse Engineering
5 10 (27.03%) System Testing
6 9 (24.32%) Refactoring
7 7 (18.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 7 (18.92%) Migration
7 7 (18.92%) Systems Engineering
7 7 (18.92%) Web Development
8 6 (16.22%) Runbook
9 5 (13.51%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (10.81%) ITIL
11 2 (5.41%) Customer Requirements
11 2 (5.41%) Low Latency
11 2 (5.41%) Problem Management
11 2 (5.41%) Security Management
11 2 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (43.24%) Perl
2 15 (40.54%) C
2 15 (40.54%) PHP
2 15 (40.54%) Ruby
3 14 (37.84%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) Shell Script
5 10 (27.03%) Python
6 6 (16.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.41%) Java
8 1 (2.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
1 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) vSphere
2 6 (16.22%) vCloud
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
5 1 (2.70%) Docker
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.70%) NFS
5 1 (2.70%) Squid
5 1 (2.70%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.70%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Puppet
2 14 (37.84%) Ansible
2 14 (37.84%) CFEngine
2 14 (37.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (10.81%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.70%) EMC VPLEX
4 1 (2.70%) NetIQ Identity Manager
4 1 (2.70%) Simpana
4 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 25 (67.57%) Red Hat
2 14 (37.84%) F5
3 12 (32.43%) VMware
4 9 (24.32%) Splunk
5 6 (16.22%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) SAP
6 4 (10.81%) Sybase
7 3 (8.11%) Dell
7 3 (8.11%) EMC
8 2 (5.41%) CA
8 2 (5.41%) HP
8 2 (5.41%) IBM
9 1 (2.70%) BMC
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco
9 1 (2.70%) Citrix
9 1 (2.70%) CommVault
9 1 (2.70%) Google
9 1 (2.70%) Juniper
9 1 (2.70%) Novell
9 1 (2.70%) Riverbed