Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 6 months to 21 September 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 188 174 201
Rank change year-on-year -14 +27 +11
Contract jobs citing SUSE 6 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.12% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.67% 0.74% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 13
Yorkshire median daily rate £425 £388 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.68% -26.19% +27.20%
10th Percentile £378 £359 £474
90th Percentile £498 £433 £573
England median daily rate £450 £400 £438
% change year-on-year +12.50% -8.57% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Yorkshire median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £50.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year - +37.93% +31.82%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Yorkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 893 809 1,272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 17.86% 19.32% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 514 458 850
Yorkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £207 £149 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £438 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +5.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 63 65
Yorkshire median hourly rate £14.14 £12.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.08% -13.79% +16.00%
10th Percentile £10.25 £9.34 £10.08
90th Percentile £40.50 £24.90 £43.05
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year - +6.06% +0.46%

SUSE
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SUSE as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SUSE in Yorkshire

SUSE
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for SUSE in Yorkshire

SUSE
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Yorkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for SUSE in Yorkshire

SUSE
Contract Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
South Yorkshire -7 3 £450 +2.86%
West Yorkshire -20 3 £388 -
SUSE
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
4 2 (33.33%) NAS
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 2 (33.33%) SMS
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Clustering
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) CentOS
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Middleware
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) Dell
5 1 (16.67%) AIX
5 1 (16.67%) Solaris

SUSE
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) NAS
1 2 (33.33%) SAN
1 2 (33.33%) SMS
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) VMWare Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) SAN Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Server Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Storage Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (50.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Solaris
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Dell
4 1 (16.67%) HP