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 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
England / Yorkshire
Rank 123 130 128
Rank change year-on-year +7 -2  
Contract jobs citing SUSE 4 12 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.19% 0.42% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.81% 1.87% 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 3
Median daily rate £425 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +8.69%  
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 Yorkshire with a requirement for operating system skills.

Contract Operating System Skills
Yorkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 495 643 547
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 22.92% 22.65% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 414 301
Median daily rate £413 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £238 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £540 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £363 £338
% change year-on-year +6.89% +7.40%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 39 71
Median hourly rate £12.51 £13.91 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.06% +13.51%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.31 £10.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £24.50 £32.00
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 Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
West Yorkshire +6 3 £419 +15.43% 1
South Yorkshire -5 1 £425 +13.33%
SUSE
England

SUSE
Top 30 Related IT Skills in 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SUSE.

1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Solaris
3 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
4 13 (68.42%) Unix
4 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (63.16%) AIX
6 10 (52.63%) SAN
6 10 (52.63%) EMC
6 10 (52.63%) VMware
7 9 (47.37%) Windows
8 7 (36.84%) IBM
8 7 (36.84%) Veritas
8 7 (36.84%) NAS
8 7 (36.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
9 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (31.58%) Finance
9 6 (31.58%) Replication
9 6 (31.58%) Banking
9 6 (31.58%) Oracle
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 5 (26.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (21.05%) SRDF
11 4 (21.05%) Veritas File System
11 4 (21.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
11 4 (21.05%) Degree
11 4 (21.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
11 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
11 4 (21.05%) Symmetrix
11 4 (21.05%) Change Management

SUSE
Top Related 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 (10.53%) CICS
1 2 (10.53%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) SAN
2 7 (36.84%) NAS
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 4 (21.05%) LDAP
3 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) DB2
General
1 6 (31.58%) Banking
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Administrator
2 6 (31.58%) Unix Administrator
3 5 (26.32%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (21.05%) Linux Specialist
4 4 (21.05%) Unix Specialist
5 3 (15.79%) AIX Specialist
5 3 (15.79%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Solaris Specialist
5 3 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
5 3 (15.79%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) AIX Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) SAN Administrator
6 2 (10.53%) Server Specialist
6 2 (10.53%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (10.53%) Storage Specialist
7 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Middleware
1 2 (10.53%) Web Services
1 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (31.58%) Data Centre
1 6 (31.58%) Replication
2 4 (21.05%) Symmetrix
3 1 (5.26%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 19 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (78.95%) Solaris
3 13 (68.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 13 (68.42%) Unix
4 12 (63.16%) AIX
5 9 (47.37%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (21.05%) VMS
7 3 (15.79%) Windows Server
8 2 (10.53%) zOS
9 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Change Management
1 4 (21.05%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
2 3 (15.79%) Migration
3 2 (10.53%) Feasibility Study
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
2 2 (10.53%) Shell Script
2 2 (10.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) MCSE
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (36.84%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (26.32%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 4 (21.05%) NFS
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (21.05%) SRDF
3 4 (21.05%) Veritas File System
4 3 (15.79%) vSphere
5 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 3 (15.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) Red Hat
2 10 (52.63%) EMC
2 10 (52.63%) VMware
3 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 7 (36.84%) Veritas
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) NetApp
6 4 (21.05%) Sun
7 3 (15.79%) Brocade
7 3 (15.79%) HP
8 2 (10.53%) Intel
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