Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 158 183
Contract jobs citing SUSE 0 20 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.43% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 2.27% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 2
West Midlands median daily rate - £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +27.27%
England median daily rate £456 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +7.22% - +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
West Midlands median hourly rate - £25.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.04% +8.89%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £50.00
% change year-on-year +28.57% -30.00% +69.49%

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 956 880 864
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.90% 18.90% 15.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 512 456
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £143 £158 £125
90th Percentile £538 £538 £525
England median daily rate £425 £425 £413
% change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 85 92
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £14.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.31% - +7.41%
10th Percentile £10.98 £10.60 £10.51
90th Percentile £21.75 £38.66 £27.25
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% -2.02%

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