Period
to 16 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 16 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 170 202
Rank change year-on-year -37 +32 -40
Contract jobs citing SUSE 1 14 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.020% 0.30% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.093% 1.63% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
West Midlands median daily rate - £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +133.33%
England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
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 West Midlands with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,074 857 1,097
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 21.17% 18.64% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 507 595
West Midlands median daily rate £370 £360 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.78% -10.00% +23.08%
10th Percentile £135 £160 £183
90th Percentile £538 £563 £523
England median daily rate £435 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.35% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 82 93
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.37 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.37% +2.66% -2.78%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.28 £10.00
90th Percentile £21.65 £33.50 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing SUSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in the West Midlands

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in the West Midlands

SUSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SUSE in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Database Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SAP