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 3 months to 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
England / North East
Rank - 72 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.23% -
As % of the Operating Systems category - 1.37% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £575 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £381 £346
% change year-on-year -8.19% +10.11%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

SUSE is in the operating system skills category. The next 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.

Contract Operating System Skills
North East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 206 146 127
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 28.93% 16.82% 20.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 79 67
Median daily rate £390 £290 £347
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.48% -16.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £402 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £364 £336
% change year-on-year +6.37% +8.50%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 5 16
Median hourly rate £17.00 £13.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.92% -10.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.07 £12.25 £10.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £15.25 £16.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year -10.29% +9.67%  

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing SUSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Clustering
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Big Data
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) iPlanet
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Apache

SUSE
Top Related 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) iPlanet
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (50.00%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Clustering
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) HPUX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Metrics
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-Pay
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) KVM
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) PlateSpin
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas