Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 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
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 140 158
Rank change year-on-year -14 +18 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.064% 0.035% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.31% 0.18% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
Manchester median daily rate £375 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% -
10th Percentile £338 £350 £327
90th Percentile £413 £350 £450
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £425
% change year-on-year - -5.88% -
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 638 552 741
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.45% 19.47% 20.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 388 330 474
Manchester median daily rate £365 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.75% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £127 £156 £205
90th Percentile £538 £544 £524
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 56 41
Manchester median hourly rate £20.50 £19.13 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.19% +27.50% +8.15%
10th Percentile £11.01 £11.21 £10.25
90th Percentile £32.00 £42.88 £40.00
North West median hourly rate £17.41 £17.50 £14.34
% change year-on-year -0.51% +22.04% -6.03%

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 Manchester region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 2 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 2 (100.00%) IronPort
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery

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 2 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) Privileged Access Management
2 1 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Task Automation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 2 (100.00%) IronPort
1 2 (100.00%) Micro Focus
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp