Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 366 374
Rank change year-on-year +10 +8 -10
Contract jobs citing SUSE 19 13 23
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.49% 0.34% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 19
South East median daily rate £538 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +34.38% -5.88% +41.67%
10th Percentile £300 £329 £355
90th Percentile £674 £569 £480
England median daily rate £410 £425 £403
% change year-on-year -3.53% +5.59% +11.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - -
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 South East with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 3843 3819 4770
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 22.84% 22.95% 24.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2139 2229 2620
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% +7.35%
10th Percentile £150 £188 £205
90th Percentile £550 £538 £494
England median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 299 273 466
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £17.06 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.58% -10.21% +20.79%
10th Percentile £11.25 £11.05 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.25 £49.46 £47.83
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.06% - +4.90%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 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
Berkshire +22 17 £550 +22.22%
Thames Valley +6 17 £550 +22.22%
West Sussex -5 1 £440 -
Surrey -8 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £300 -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
4 8 (42.11%) SCCM
5 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
5 7 (36.84%) Unix
6 6 (31.58%) IBM
6 6 (31.58%) Mac OS
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (31.58%) VMware
6 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (26.32%) Skype
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
7 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) Firewall
7 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
7 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (26.32%) AIX
7 5 (26.32%) Web Services
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
8 4 (21.05%) EMC
8 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (21.05%) Retail
8 4 (21.05%) Korn
8 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
8 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi

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 (26.32%) Skype for Business
2 2 (10.53%) IBM Domino
2 2 (10.53%) IIS
2 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.53%) OpenStack
3 1 (5.26%) Apache
3 1 (5.26%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Drupal
3 1 (5.26%) iPlanet
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.26%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.26%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.26%) IBM Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (26.32%) Firewall
1 5 (26.32%) Skype
2 3 (15.79%) DNS
2 3 (15.79%) SAN
2 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 2 (10.53%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) WAN
4 1 (5.26%) FCoE
4 1 (5.26%) iSCSI
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
4 1 (5.26%) VLAN
4 1 (5.26%) VXLAN
4 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.26%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.26%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Architect
2 5 (26.32%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Middleware Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Developer
4 1 (5.26%) PHP Drupal Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Architect
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Web Services
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) SOAP
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) CSS3
3 1 (5.26%) HTML
3 1 (5.26%) HTML5
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) jQuery
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle GoldenGate
3 1 (5.26%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
1 2 (10.53%) Derivative
1 2 (10.53%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (10.53%) Private Cloud
1 2 (10.53%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 1 (5.26%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) DataPower
2 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (57.89%) Windows
3 7 (36.84%) Unix
4 6 (31.58%) Mac OS
5 5 (26.32%) AIX
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (26.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (21.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (15.79%) Solaris
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 2 (10.53%) CentOS
8 2 (10.53%) Debian
8 2 (10.53%) Oracle Linux
8 2 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (5.26%) HPUX
9 1 (5.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Collaborative Working
2 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
2 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (15.79%) ITIL
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 3 (15.79%) Network Management
3 3 (15.79%) Software Delivery
4 2 (10.53%) API Integration
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Change Management
4 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (10.53%) Disruptive Innovation
4 2 (10.53%) High Availability
4 2 (10.53%) Microservices
4 2 (10.53%) Patch Management
4 2 (10.53%) Post-Production
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) Bash Shell
2 4 (21.05%) Korn
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
4 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.26%) C-shell
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (5.26%) RHCE
1 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
3 4 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (15.79%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (10.53%) Docker
5 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
5 2 (10.53%) vCloud
5 2 (10.53%) vSphere
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (5.26%) Samba
6 1 (5.26%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 3 (15.79%) Ansible
2 3 (15.79%) Puppet
2 3 (15.79%) vRealize
3 2 (10.53%) CFEngine
3 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (10.53%) SCOM
3 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
3 2 (10.53%) SCVMM
3 2 (10.53%) Unicenter
3 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
3 2 (10.53%) yum
4 1 (5.26%) Data Guard
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (5.26%) vMotion
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Red Hat
3 6 (31.58%) IBM
3 6 (31.58%) VMware
4 5 (26.32%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) EMC
6 3 (15.79%) Dell
6 3 (15.79%) HP
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
6 3 (15.79%) Sun
7 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 2 (10.53%) CA
7 2 (10.53%) Cisco
7 2 (10.53%) Infoblox
7 2 (10.53%) Lotus
7 2 (10.53%) NetApp
7 2 (10.53%) Nimsoft
8 1 (5.26%) F5
8 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
8 1 (5.26%) Software AG