The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 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 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
West Midlands / Shropshire
Rank - 59 23
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Shropshire - 1.61% 6.77%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 3.50% 17.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 13
Median daily rate - - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £381 £400
% change year-on-year -8.19% -4.68%  
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 Shropshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Shropshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 64 200 73
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 35.36% 46.08% 38.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 58 31
Median daily rate £485 £460 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.48% +5.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £550 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +7.58% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £11.00 - £13.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.84 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.44% +8.64%  

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire 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 Shropshire

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in Shropshire

SUSE
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) TOGAF
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat