Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 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
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 154 -
Rank change year-on-year +82 - -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 30 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.46% 0.37% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 8.04% 0.86% -
Number of daily rates quoted 27 8 0
North East median daily rate £330 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - -
England median daily rate £410 £425 £413
% change year-on-year -3.53% +3.03% +13.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £50.00 £50.00 £29.46
% change year-on-year - +69.72% -6.55%

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 the North East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 373 1161 483
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 30.60% 43.10% 23.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 790 258
North East median daily rate £350 £325 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.69% -11.86% +13.46%
10th Percentile £195 £215 £214
90th Percentile £538 £475 £550
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 94 61
North East median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +57.57% +6.09%
10th Percentile £9.00 £11.52 £11.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £36.00 £43.00
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +6.45%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing SUSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in the North East

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in the North East

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SUSE in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SUSE in the North East

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 November 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
Tyne and Wear +84 29 £340 +6.25%
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 North East region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 30 (100.00%) Unix
1 30 (100.00%) Solaris
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
1 30 (100.00%) AIX
1 30 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 29 (96.67%) HPUX
2 29 (96.67%) Sun
2 29 (96.67%) Oracle
3 28 (93.33%) WebLogic
3 28 (93.33%) JBoss
3 28 (93.33%) Apache
3 28 (93.33%) Tomcat
3 28 (93.33%) iPlanet
4 26 (86.67%) J2EE
4 26 (86.67%) Clustering
4 26 (86.67%) Oracle Application Server
5 25 (83.33%) High Availability
6 24 (80.00%) Firewall
6 24 (80.00%) TCP/IP
7 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
8 22 (73.33%) Load Balancing
8 22 (73.33%) ITIL
8 22 (73.33%) Cisco
8 22 (73.33%) F5
9 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
10 14 (46.67%) VMware
10 14 (46.67%) PlateSpin
10 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
10 14 (46.67%) Veritas Volume Manager

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 28 (93.33%) Apache
1 28 (93.33%) iPlanet
1 28 (93.33%) JBoss
1 28 (93.33%) Tomcat
1 28 (93.33%) WebLogic
2 26 (86.67%) Oracle Application Server
3 8 (26.67%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (26.67%) MQSeries
3 8 (26.67%) OpenStack
3 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (23.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Office
1 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
1 24 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (40.00%) SAN
3 9 (30.00%) DNS
4 8 (26.67%) FCoE
4 8 (26.67%) iSCSI
4 8 (26.67%) LDAP
4 8 (26.67%) NAS
5 6 (20.00%) WAN
6 2 (6.67%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Unix Engineer
2 12 (40.00%) AIX Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) Solaris Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) HPUX Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Project Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Unix Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Build Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Solaris Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Administrator
6 1 (3.33%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (86.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 26 (86.67%) Clustering
2 13 (43.33%) Data Centre
3 5 (16.67%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 30 (100.00%) AIX
1 30 (100.00%) Linux
1 30 (100.00%) Solaris
1 30 (100.00%) Unix
2 29 (96.67%) HPUX
3 8 (26.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) High Availability
2 22 (73.33%) ITIL
2 22 (73.33%) Load Balancing
3 10 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 8 (26.67%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (13.33%) Requirements Management
5 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) Bash Shell
1 13 (43.33%) C-shell
1 13 (43.33%) Korn
1 13 (43.33%) Perl
2 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (76.67%) Security Cleared
2 20 (66.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
1 14 (46.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 14 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (40.00%) KVM
3 9 (30.00%) Samba
4 8 (26.67%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) OpenView
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 29 (96.67%) Oracle
2 29 (96.67%) Sun
3 22 (73.33%) Cisco
3 22 (73.33%) F5
4 14 (46.67%) HP
4 14 (46.67%) PlateSpin
4 14 (46.67%) Veritas
4 14 (46.67%) VMware
5 8 (26.67%) Cognos
5 8 (26.67%) Opsware
6 3 (10.00%) Borland