The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 202 - 219
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Samba 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% - 0.026%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% - 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£369 - £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
539 598 583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.14% 8.42% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 374 341
Average daily rate £330 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £499
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 51 58
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -4.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.97 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £48.40 £30.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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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 25 July 2014, 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%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) J2EE
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) Ant
4 2 (33.33%) NFS
4 2 (33.33%) RUP
4 2 (33.33%) LDAP
4 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
4 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) CMMI
4 2 (33.33%) Solaris
5 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (16.67%) SUSE
5 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) WebLogic
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) Apache
1 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (16.67%) SAS
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LDAP
2 1 (16.67%) LAN
2 1 (16.67%) WAN
2 1 (16.67%) FTP
2 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
2 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (16.67%) SAN
2 1 (16.67%) X.500
2 1 (16.67%) SSH
2 1 (16.67%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Ant
1 2 (33.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (33.33%) ClearQuest
1 2 (33.33%) CruiseControl
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Management Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Solaris Administrator
1 1 (16.67%) Identity Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (33.33%) Solaris
4 1 (16.67%) HPUX
4 1 (16.67%) SUSE
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) RUP
1 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 2 (33.33%) CMMI
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
2 1 (16.67%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Java
1 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) RACF
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (16.67%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (16.67%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (16.67%) BladeLogic
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) HP
4 1 (16.67%) EMC
4 1 (16.67%) BMC
4 1 (16.67%) CA
4 1 (16.67%) Veritas
4 1 (16.67%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (16.67%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) JBoss
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) 3PAR
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (16.67%) Sun