Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 173 189
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 -38
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.079% 0.093% 0.31%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.41% 0.51% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 2
West Midlands median daily rate £350 - £350
10th Percentile £325 - £325
90th Percentile £385 - £375
England median daily rate £425 £406 £425
% change year-on-year +4.62% -4.41% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
West Midlands median hourly rate - - £22.50
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £22.50
% change year-on-year - +122.22% -22.41%

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 968 784 1,156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 19.10% 18.20% 19.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 510 476 576
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £128 £193 £183
90th Percentile £538 £555 £519
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 57 101
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.34 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.60% +6.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.40 £10.25
90th Percentile £21.73 £28.90 £36.50
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year +1.45% +4.55% -

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

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing SUSE within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Warwickshire - 3 £350 -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) REST
2 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (25.00%) Aveksa
4 1 (25.00%) XenApp
4 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (25.00%) AIX
4 1 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (25.00%) SAP
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) NetWeaver
4 1 (25.00%) Service Management
4 1 (25.00%) Change Management
4 1 (25.00%) Migration
4 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
4 1 (25.00%) SCCM

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 (25.00%) NetWeaver
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Applications Specialist
1 1 (25.00%) Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Database Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Migration Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) SAP Migration Consultant
1 1 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) REST
1 3 (75.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Basis
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (25.00%) Migration
1 1 (25.00%) Service Management
1 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Aveksa
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP