Period
to 25 May 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 6 months to 25 May 2019 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 > South East
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 340 342 325
Rank change year-on-year +2 -17 +41
Contract jobs citing SUSE 16 31 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.18% 0.18%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.50% 0.82% 0.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 23
South East median daily rate £358 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.56% +20.00% -1.64%
10th Percentile £257 £313 £302
90th Percentile £484 £568 £615
England median daily rate £388 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -3.13% - -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £50.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 - £50.00

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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3,202 3,780 3,352
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 21.53% 22.45% 21.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,906 2,083 1,901
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £163 £160 £200
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £440 £440 £425
% change year-on-year - +3.53% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 269 294 251
South East median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.57% +16.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £11.14 £10.88 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £50.78 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year -1.43% +4.48% -0.92%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SUSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in the South East

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in the South East

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing SUSE in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for SUSE in the South East

SUSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SUSE in the South East

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South East region over the 6 months to 25 May 2019. 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
Surrey +15 7 £273 -33.94%
Thames Valley +4 4 £400 -20.04%
Berkshire -29 4 £400 -20.04%
West Sussex - 4 £486 -
Hampshire -8 1 £425 +41.67%
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2019, IT contractor jobs citing SUSE also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (81.25%) Oracle
3 12 (75.00%) Oracle Database
4 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (50.00%) SQL
6 7 (43.75%) Java
6 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
6 7 (43.75%) AIX
6 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
6 7 (43.75%) Database Tuning
6 7 (43.75%) Security Management
6 7 (43.75%) Replication
6 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 12c
7 5 (31.25%) VMware
7 5 (31.25%) Migration
7 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (31.25%) SAN
7 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
8 4 (25.00%) SAP BW
8 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (25.00%) Unix
8 4 (25.00%) CRM
8 4 (25.00%) SAP
8 4 (25.00%) SAP PI
8 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
8 4 (25.00%) SAP Portal
8 4 (25.00%) Clustering
8 4 (25.00%) SAP Basis

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 4 (25.00%) SAP Portal
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Commerce Server
2 3 (18.75%) NetWeaver
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) SAN
2 1 (6.25%) DNS
2 1 (6.25%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (43.75%) Oracle Database 12c
3 4 (25.00%) SAP BW
4 1 (6.25%) DB2
4 1 (6.25%) MySQL
4 1 (6.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
1 1 (6.25%) Legal
1 1 (6.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) DBA
1 7 (43.75%) Oracle DBA
2 5 (31.25%) Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Unix Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) SAP Basis
1 4 (25.00%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Replication
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.25%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (56.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (43.75%) AIX
4 4 (25.00%) Oracle Linux
4 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 1 (6.25%) Solaris
5 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Database Tuning
1 7 (43.75%) Performance Tuning
1 7 (43.75%) Security Management
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) CRM
3 4 (25.00%) Supplier Relationship Management
4 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (18.75%) Security Patching
5 1 (6.25%) High Availability
5 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (6.25%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Bash Shell
3 3 (18.75%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Data Guard
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle RMAN
2 3 (18.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (18.75%) vCenter Server
2 3 (18.75%) vRealize
2 3 (18.75%) yum
3 2 (12.50%) Ansible
3 2 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) SAP
4 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 3 (18.75%) IBM
4 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) CyberArk
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Veeam
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas