The table below looks at the statistics for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 152 186 205
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +19
Contract jobs citing Samba 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.032% 0.039% 0.017%
As % of the System Software category 0.37% 0.43% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £413 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Samba
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
272 462 512
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.65% 8.99% 8.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 205 318 331
Average daily rate £408 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £547
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 32 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £18.10
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -0.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £12.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.20 £23.34 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Samba across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Samba Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Samba
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Samba across the City of London region.

Samba Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Samba also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Samba.

1 6 (100.00%) Perl
2 5 (83.33%) LDAP
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) NFS
3 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas
4 3 (50.00%) FTP
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Banking
4 3 (50.00%) SSH
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 3 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (33.33%) Open Source
5 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
5 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 2 (33.33%) CentOS
5 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 2 (33.33%) SUSE
5 2 (33.33%) Debian
5 2 (33.33%) Korn
5 2 (33.33%) Puppet
5 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) iptables
5 2 (33.33%) Postfix
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 2 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) Apache
5 2 (33.33%) Python

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing Samba also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Samba. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (16.67%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) MediaWiki
2 1 (16.67%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LDAP
2 3 (50.00%) FTP
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
4 1 (16.67%) HTTP
4 1 (16.67%) IGRP
4 1 (16.67%) IPsec
4 1 (16.67%) IPv6
4 1 (16.67%) SAN
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) Hudson
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
2 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LAMP
1 1 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
1 1 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (16.67%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
2 1 (16.67%) Clustering
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) User Experience
2 1 (16.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (33.33%) CentOS
3 2 (33.33%) Debian
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
3 2 (33.33%) SUSE
3 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (16.67%) AIX
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X
4 1 (16.67%) Mac OS X Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Database Theory
2 1 (16.67%) DevOps
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) High Availability
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (16.67%) Relational Database Theory
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Korn
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) Ruby
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) NFS
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (33.33%) iptables
3 2 (33.33%) Postfix
4 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (16.67%) Ceph
4 1 (16.67%) Dovecot
4 1 (16.67%) KVM
4 1 (16.67%) Sendmail
4 1 (16.67%) Squid
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (16.67%) Cacti
2 1 (16.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (16.67%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (16.67%) RANCID
2 1 (16.67%) systemd
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Storage Foundation
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 3 (50.00%) Veritas
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) Supermicro
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