Period
to 19 October 2018

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 19 October 2018 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 341 344 373
Rank change year-on-year +3 +29 +1
Contract jobs citing SUSE 34 24 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.15% 0.065%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.99% 0.65% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 14 8
South East median daily rate £450 £525 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% +0.56%
10th Percentile £363 £374 £351
90th Percentile £484 £657 £569
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
South East median hourly rate - £45.00 -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £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 3,444 3,718 4,053
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.94% 22.85% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,837 2,087 2,386
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £163 £163 £187
90th Percentile £570 £538 £538
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 307 283 282
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.03
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.76% -5.39%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.00 £49.90 £48.73
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

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 19 October 2018.

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 19 October 2018. 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 -7 14 £450 -7.69%
Hampshire -9 9 £380 -30.91%
West Sussex -11 7 £449 +6.85%
Thames Valley -3 2 £525 -4.55% 1
Berkshire -9 2 £525 -4.55% 1
East Sussex - 2 - -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 21 (61.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 19 (55.88%) SAP
4 18 (52.94%) Oracle Database
5 17 (50.00%) Java
6 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
7 13 (38.24%) ITIL
8 11 (32.35%) CA
8 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
8 11 (32.35%) Oracle RAC
8 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 11g
8 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 12c
9 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
9 10 (29.41%) Oracle Exadata
9 10 (29.41%) Change Management
9 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (26.47%) Security Management
10 9 (26.47%) Legal
10 9 (26.47%) Migration
10 9 (26.47%) Web Services
10 9 (26.47%) Ansible
10 9 (26.47%) Puppet
10 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
10 9 (26.47%) Degree
10 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
10 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (26.47%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef

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 5 (14.71%) NetWeaver
1 5 (14.71%) SAP Portal
2 1 (2.94%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) SAP GTS
1 2 (5.88%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.88%) SuccessFactors
3 1 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) DHCP
1 8 (23.53%) DNS
2 7 (20.59%) Internet
3 2 (5.88%) NAS
3 2 (5.88%) SAN
4 1 (2.94%) BGP
4 1 (2.94%) FTP
4 1 (2.94%) iSCSI
4 1 (2.94%) LAN
4 1 (2.94%) MPLS
4 1 (2.94%) OSPF
4 1 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (2.94%) SSH
4 1 (2.94%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (52.94%) Oracle Database
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 11g
2 11 (32.35%) Oracle Database 12c
3 10 (29.41%) Oracle Exadata
4 4 (11.76%) SAP BW
5 1 (2.94%) DB2
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 9 (26.47%) Legal
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (32.35%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) SAP Basis Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (2.94%) DBA
5 1 (2.94%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) SAN Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) SAN Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Sun Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Team Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Leader
5 1 (2.94%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Unix Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (26.47%) Web Services
2 8 (23.53%) LDAP
3 7 (20.59%) SAP Basis
4 5 (14.71%) SAP PI
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) Middleware
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 1 (2.94%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (23.53%) Clustering
2 8 (23.53%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) EMC VNX
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 34 (100.00%) Linux
2 21 (61.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (26.47%) Ubuntu
4 8 (23.53%) AIX
4 8 (23.53%) CentOS
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Solaris
5 3 (8.82%) Unix
5 3 (8.82%) Windows
6 1 (2.94%) Debian
6 1 (2.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) ITIL
2 10 (29.41%) Change Management
3 9 (26.47%) Customer Requirements
3 9 (26.47%) Migration
3 9 (26.47%) Problem Management
3 9 (26.47%) Security Management
4 5 (14.71%) Security Patching
5 4 (11.76%) CRM
5 4 (11.76%) Supplier Relationship Management
6 3 (8.82%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (5.88%) DevOps
8 1 (2.94%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.94%) High Availability
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (2.94%) Mathematics
8 1 (2.94%) Network Design
8 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.94%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.94%) Perl
2 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.94%) Python
2 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 10 (29.41%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 9 (26.47%) Degree
4 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 11 (32.35%) Oracle RAC
2 8 (23.53%) Docker
2 8 (23.53%) iptables
2 8 (23.53%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (5.88%) Veritas File System
4 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.94%) NFS
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Ansible
1 9 (26.47%) Puppet
2 8 (23.53%) Data Guard
2 8 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (23.53%) Oracle RMAN
2 8 (23.53%) SELinux
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 7 (20.59%) yum
4 1 (2.94%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.94%) Nagios
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Oracle
2 19 (55.88%) SAP
3 16 (47.06%) Red Hat
4 11 (32.35%) CA
5 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
6 3 (8.82%) VMware
7 2 (5.88%) Ariba
7 2 (5.88%) Brocade
7 2 (5.88%) Sun
7 2 (5.88%) Veritas
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
8 1 (2.94%) IBM
8 1 (2.94%) Mirantis
8 1 (2.94%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds