Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 14 December 2017 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 156 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 - +124
Contract jobs citing SUSE 6 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.21% 0.088% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.09% 0.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Manchester median daily rate £450 £356 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.32% - -
North West median daily rate £450 £330 -
% change year-on-year +36.36% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Manchester median hourly rate - - -
North West median hourly rate - - -

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 Manchester with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Manchester
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 549 746 749
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.91% 21.92% 19.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 505 395
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +6.06%
10th Percentile £153 £178 £167
90th Percentile £550 £500 £475
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £352
% change year-on-year - +13.64% +5.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 34 83
Manchester median hourly rate £19.63 £15.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.83% +3.45% +1.75%
10th Percentile £11.31 £11.29 £10.80
90th Percentile £40.03 £40.00 £38.75
North West median hourly rate £17.43 £15.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year +16.20% -7.18% +7.73%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing SUSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in Manchester

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing SUSE in Manchester.

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in Manchester

SUSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE in Manchester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SUSE in Manchester

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Salford - 1 £450 -
SUSE
North West

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT contractor jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee
2 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 5 (83.33%) Micro Focus
2 5 (83.33%) Clearswift
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (83.33%) Identity Management
2 5 (83.33%) WSUS
2 5 (83.33%) IronPort
2 5 (83.33%) SCCM
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Lumension
2 5 (83.33%) MobileIron
2 5 (83.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) LDAP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (83.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 5 (83.33%) Technical Support
2 4 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 4 (66.67%) Support Specialist
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Blackberry
2 3 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (83.33%) Email Filtering
2 5 (83.33%) Identity Management
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 5 (83.33%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (83.33%) Task Automation
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
4 1 (16.67%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Firmware
2 1 (16.67%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (83.33%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (83.33%) SCCM
1 5 (83.33%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) Ansible
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (16.67%) yum
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Citrix
1 5 (83.33%) Clearswift
1 5 (83.33%) IronPort
1 5 (83.33%) Lumension
1 5 (83.33%) McAfee
1 5 (83.33%) Micro Focus
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) MobileIron
1 5 (83.33%) NetApp
2 1 (16.67%) HP
2 1 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (16.67%) VMware