Period
to 13 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 13 December 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
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 67 68
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.56% 1.44% 0.72%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.56% 7.91% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 14 4
Sheffield median daily rate £425 £525 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.05% +31.25% -
10th Percentile £413 £350 £375
90th Percentile £443 £575 £425
South Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £490 £400
% change year-on-year -13.27% +22.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Sheffield median hourly rate - - -
South Yorkshire 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 Sheffield with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Sheffield
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 156 177 179
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 21.82% 18.27% 21.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 130 115
Sheffield median daily rate £475 £500 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +17.65% +30.77%
10th Percentile £340 £318 £148
90th Percentile £638 £575 £533
South Yorkshire median daily rate £432 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -3.94% +12.50% +23.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 19
Sheffield median hourly rate £12.50 £17.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -28.57% +45.83% -20.00%
10th Percentile £9.77 £12.40 £9.20
90th Percentile £21.40 £33.00 £17.35
South Yorkshire median hourly rate £13.50 £17.50 £12.75
% change year-on-year -22.86% +37.25% -15.00%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

Job postings citing SUSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Sheffield.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in Sheffield

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Sheffield

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 3 (75.00%) Kanban
2 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (75.00%) Change Control
2 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (75.00%) GCP
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (50.00%) Analytics
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) Business Development

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Google Cloud Platform
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) NAS
1 4 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Financial Institution
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Administrator
2 3 (75.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (25.00%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (25.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Change Control
1 3 (75.00%) Kanban
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Analytics
2 2 (50.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) EMC
1 4 (100.00%) HP
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 4 (100.00%) Veritas
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco