Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 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
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 145 141 147
Rank change year-on-year -4 +6 -5
Contract jobs citing SUSE 7 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.22% 0.036% 0.14%
As % of the Operating Systems category 1.15% 0.19% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Manchester median daily rate £363 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -22.22% -
North West median daily rate £375 £400 £450
% change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11% -10.00%
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 610 532 689
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.87% 19.03% 18.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 369 337 378
Manchester median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £150 £163 £175
90th Percentile £563 £544 £510
North West median daily rate £386 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.50% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 37 36
Manchester median hourly rate £22.86 £16.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £11.65 £10.65 £9.76
90th Percentile £42.00 £41.50 £26.38
North West median hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -

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 16 July 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
Sale - 1 £350 -
SUSE
North West

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (57.14%) HP ALM
3 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (57.14%) Conflict Management
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Process Improvement
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (57.14%) Apache
3 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
3 4 (57.14%) MS Access
3 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
3 4 (57.14%) SOA
3 4 (57.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 4 (57.14%) VB
3 4 (57.14%) Oracle
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
3 4 (57.14%) FTP
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) HPUX
3 4 (57.14%) WebLogic Integration
3 4 (57.14%) TIBCO

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 4 (57.14%) Apache
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 4 (57.14%) Tomcat
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic
1 4 (57.14%) WebLogic Integration
2 3 (42.86%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) FTP
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
2 3 (42.86%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) MS Access
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle Database
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Leader
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Active Directory Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (57.14%) N-Tier
2 3 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) HPUX
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (57.14%) Conflict Management
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Non-Functional Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Process Improvement
2 4 (57.14%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Statistical Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Email Filtering
3 3 (42.86%) Identity Management
3 3 (42.86%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Privileged Access Management
4 2 (28.57%) Service Management
4 2 (28.57%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) FoxPro (VFP)
1 4 (57.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) BPSS Clearance
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) BC Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) HP ALM
2 3 (42.86%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 3 (42.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) TIBCO
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Clearswift
2 3 (42.86%) IronPort
2 3 (42.86%) Micro Focus
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) NetApp