The first table below looks at the demand for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 23 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 East of England 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 143 116 145
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +29
Contract jobs citing Samba 1 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.034% 0.38% 0.033%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 2.62% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £334 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
389 344 439
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.10% 14.39% 14.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 117 183
Average daily rate £265 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.46% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £160 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £305 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 74 78
Average hourly rate £19.50 £19.00 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.75 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
Samba
England

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Samba Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Samba
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Samba Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Samba
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Samba across the East of England region.

Samba Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Samba
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire - - - -
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (50.00%) MPEG
2 1 (50.00%) PBX
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) RHCE
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (50.00%) AWK
2 1 (50.00%) RHCA
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) qmail
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) nginx
2 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Confluence
2 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (50.00%) FFmpeg
2 1 (50.00%) Cobbler
2 1 (50.00%) sed
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 (50.00%) SAS
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) PBX
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (50.00%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) MPEG
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) AWK
1 1 (50.00%) Ruby
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) sed
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) RHCE
1 1 (50.00%) RHCA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) qmail
1 1 (50.00%) XenServer
1 1 (50.00%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat