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 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 129 -
Rank change year-on-year +87 -  
Contract jobs citing SUSE 16 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.81% 0.061% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 11.94% 0.14% -
Number of daily rates quoted 15 0 0
Median daily rate £344 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £450 £150
% change year-on-year -11.11% +200.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £22.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +122.22% +15.38%  

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 134 724 213
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 23.55% 44.42% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 464 117
Median daily rate £330 £283 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.62% -5.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £198 £218 £151
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 51 29
Median hourly rate £14.00 £28.00 £13.71
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -50.00% +104.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £37.00 £31.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year -11.42% +6.06%  

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SUSE in the North East over the 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +88 16 £344 - 1
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 16 (100.00%) Unix
1 16 (100.00%) AIX
1 16 (100.00%) HPUX
1 16 (100.00%) Solaris
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (93.75%) Sun
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
3 14 (87.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 14 (87.50%) Clustering
3 14 (87.50%) WebLogic
3 14 (87.50%) JBoss
3 14 (87.50%) Apache
3 14 (87.50%) Tomcat
3 14 (87.50%) iPlanet
3 14 (87.50%) Veritas
4 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
4 13 (81.25%) Cisco
4 13 (81.25%) J2EE
4 13 (81.25%) Firewall
4 13 (81.25%) Oracle Application Server
4 13 (81.25%) Load Balancing
4 13 (81.25%) F5
4 13 (81.25%) High Availability
5 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (75.00%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) HP
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) PlateSpin

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 14 (87.50%) Apache
1 14 (87.50%) iPlanet
1 14 (87.50%) JBoss
1 14 (87.50%) Tomcat
1 14 (87.50%) WebLogic
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (25.00%) MQSeries
3 4 (25.00%) OpenStack
3 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (18.75%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) Firewall
1 13 (81.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (31.25%) SAN
3 4 (25.00%) LDAP
3 4 (25.00%) NAS
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) FCoE
4 3 (18.75%) iSCSI
5 2 (12.50%) VLAN
5 2 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Administrator
1 7 (43.75%) Unix Administrator
2 6 (37.50%) Unix Systems Administrator
3 5 (31.25%) AIX Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris Administrator
5 3 (18.75%) Solaris Systems Administrator
6 2 (12.50%) Project Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Unix Systems Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) AIX Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) AIX Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Build Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) HPUX Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Clustering
2 4 (25.00%) Grid Computing
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) AIX
1 16 (100.00%) HPUX
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Solaris
1 16 (100.00%) Unix
2 4 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) High Availability
1 13 (81.25%) Load Balancing
2 12 (75.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Procure-to-Pay
4 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
1 3 (18.75%) C-shell
1 3 (18.75%) Korn
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
2 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Security Cleared
2 12 (75.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Hyper-V
2 5 (31.25%) KVM
2 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (18.75%) Samba
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 15 (93.75%) Oracle
2 15 (93.75%) Sun
3 14 (87.50%) Veritas
4 13 (81.25%) Cisco
4 13 (81.25%) F5
5 7 (43.75%) HP
6 5 (31.25%) PlateSpin
6 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Cognos
7 4 (25.00%) Opsware
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
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Rate: £300 - £320 per day
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