The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for SUSE skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited SUSE over the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
SUSE Linux
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 99 105 111
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Contract jobs citing SUSE 3 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.22% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.99% 1.27% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 3
Median daily rate £419 £363 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.43% +5.14%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £381 £400
% change year-on-year -8.19% -4.68%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £39.50

SUSE is in the operating system skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
West Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 302 393 382
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 22.14% 20.32% 21.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 242 212
Median daily rate £413 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 43
Median hourly rate £11.25 £12.30 £16.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.53% -26.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.30 £9.68 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £21.50 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.25 £16.92 £15.50
% change year-on-year -9.86% +9.16%  

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing SUSE as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in West Yorkshire

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in West Yorkshire

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +8 3 £419 +15.43% 1
SUSE
Yorkshire

SUSE
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

SUSE
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Server Specialist
1 2 (66.67%) Storage Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Storage Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) MCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Brocade
1 3 (100.00%) EMC
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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