Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 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 West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 197 219 -
Rank change year-on-year +22 - +196
Contract jobs citing SUSE 9 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.16% 0.13% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.80% 0.63% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 0
North West median daily rate £425 £330 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.79% - -
England median daily rate £410 £425 £403
% change year-on-year -3.53% +5.59% +11.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West 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 West with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1131 1434 1699
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.83% 20.98% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 919 909
North West median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.84% +13.08%
10th Percentile £158 £185 £170
90th Percentile £550 £525 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 89 185
North West median hourly rate £17.00 £14.50 £15.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -8.05% +5.13%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.80 £11.00
90th Percentile £43.60 £40.00 £38.75
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.93%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in the North West

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in the North West

SUSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE in the North West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for SUSE in the North West

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in the North West

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 West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Manchester +16 6 £450 +12.50% 2
Merseyside +5 3 £400 +21.21%
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (66.67%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) WSUS
4 5 (55.56%) Identity Management
4 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
4 5 (55.56%) IronPort
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
4 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
4 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 5 (55.56%) Lumension
4 5 (55.56%) MobileIron
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) ITIL
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
4 5 (55.56%) Citrix
4 5 (55.56%) NetApp
4 5 (55.56%) McAfee
4 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
4 5 (55.56%) Micro Focus
4 5 (55.56%) Clearswift
4 5 (55.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 5 (55.56%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (55.56%) Skype
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 5 (55.56%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) Skype
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) Firewall
4 1 (11.11%) FTP
4 1 (11.11%) LDAP
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) SMTP
4 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) GitLab
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (55.56%) 3rd Line Technical Support
1 5 (55.56%) Technical Support
2 4 (44.44%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Support Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Support Specialist
3 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support
4 1 (11.11%) IT Support Specialist
4 1 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Administrator
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Server Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Blackberry
2 3 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
3 3 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (11.11%) AIX
4 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 5 (55.56%) Email Filtering
2 5 (55.56%) Identity Management
2 5 (55.56%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (55.56%) Task Automation
3 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 4 (44.44%) Service Management
4 3 (33.33%) Process Improvement
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 1 (11.11%) Process Management
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Firmware
3 1 (11.11%) NFS
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (55.56%) McAfee ePO
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
1 5 (55.56%) WSUS
2 3 (33.33%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) Terraform
4 1 (11.11%) Nagios
4 1 (11.11%) Puppet
4 1 (11.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (11.11%) yum
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Citrix
2 5 (55.56%) Clearswift
2 5 (55.56%) IronPort
2 5 (55.56%) Lumension
2 5 (55.56%) McAfee
2 5 (55.56%) Micro Focus
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) MobileIron
2 5 (55.56%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Red Hat