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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 207 - 220
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Samba 3 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.046% - 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% - 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 4
Average daily rate £450 - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +27.27%
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
503 521 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 7.79% 8.36% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 330 322 357
Average daily rate £385 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 45 59
Average hourly rate £18.85 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.45 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.85 £135.00 £34.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Samba
London

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 18 April 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 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
3 2 (50.00%) J2EE
3 2 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (50.00%) Ant
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) AIX
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) LDAP
3 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (50.00%) IBM
3 2 (50.00%) RUP
3 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (50.00%) CMMI
3 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
3 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
3 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (50.00%) Java
4 1 (25.00%) SSH
4 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
4 1 (25.00%) Xen
4 1 (25.00%) CentOS
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
4 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (25.00%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (25.00%) KVM
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (25.00%) SAS
1 1 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (25.00%) SSH
2 1 (25.00%) FTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Ant
1 2 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (50.00%) CruiseControl
1 2 (50.00%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) AIX
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) SUSE
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) RUP
1 2 (50.00%) CMMI
1 2 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 2 (50.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Xen
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (25.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (25.00%) SpamAssassin
1 1 (25.00%) KVM
1 1 (25.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (25.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (25.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) BMC
2 1 (25.00%) Veritas