The table below looks at the statistics for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 571 576 573
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing Samba 58 30 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.061% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 0.98% 0.58% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 13 21
Median daily rate £393 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £329 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
-10.32% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -
Samba
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5906 5171 4848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.80% 10.46% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 3677 2920 2619
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 622 621
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.83 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+12.92% +6.82%

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Samba as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Samba Jobs Demand Trend in England

Samba
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Samba Daily Rate Trend in England

Samba
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Samba across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Samba Daily Rate Histogram in England

Samba
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Samba Hourly Rate Trend in England

Samba
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +12 23 £400 -15.78% 6
South West -7 14 £425 +13.33%
North East - 13 £320 -
East Midlands +11 2 £400 +15.11%
North West - 2 £350 - 1
South East -20 1 £350 -17.64% 2
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Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Samba 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 England region with a requirement for Samba.

1 69 (80.23%) Linux
2 64 (74.42%) Perl
3 45 (52.33%) Red Hat
4 42 (48.84%) Shell Script
5 37 (43.02%) TCP/IP
6 35 (40.70%) ITIL
7 32 (37.21%) Windows
8 31 (36.05%) Python
8 31 (36.05%) Active Directory
8 31 (36.05%) Security Cleared
9 30 (34.88%) Unix
9 30 (34.88%) VMware
10 29 (33.72%) Apache
11 28 (32.56%) Puppet
12 27 (31.40%) Bash Shell
13 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
13 23 (26.74%) CentOS
13 23 (26.74%) FTP
14 22 (25.58%) SAN
15 20 (23.26%) NetApp
16 19 (22.09%) Oracle
16 19 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
17 17 (19.77%) LDAP
17 17 (19.77%) DNS
17 17 (19.77%) Firewall
17 17 (19.77%) Finance
17 17 (19.77%) Windows Server
18 16 (18.60%) Configuration Management
18 16 (18.60%) Solaris
18 16 (18.60%) Load Balancing

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 29 (33.72%) Apache
2 14 (16.28%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.79%) MQSeries
4 8 (9.30%) IIS
5 2 (2.33%) Confluence
5 2 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.33%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.16%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.16%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 37 (43.02%) TCP/IP
2 23 (26.74%) FTP
3 22 (25.58%) SAN
4 17 (19.77%) DNS
4 17 (19.77%) Firewall
4 17 (19.77%) LDAP
5 13 (15.12%) NAS
5 13 (15.12%) VPN
6 11 (12.79%) HTTP
6 11 (12.79%) HTTPS
6 11 (12.79%) IPsec
6 11 (12.79%) iSCSI
6 11 (12.79%) Network Security
6 11 (12.79%) WAN
7 10 (11.63%) tcpdump
7 10 (11.63%) Wireshark
8 7 (8.14%) Fibre Channel
9 3 (3.49%) Cisco PIX
9 3 (3.49%) FWSM
9 3 (3.49%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.44%) MySQL
2 8 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (15.12%) JIRA
2 1 (1.16%) Ant
2 1 (1.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (1.16%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.16%) ClearCase
2 1 (1.16%) ClearQuest
2 1 (1.16%) FishEye
2 1 (1.16%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.16%) Gradle
2 1 (1.16%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.16%) Maven
2 1 (1.16%) SonarQube
2 1 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (1.16%) Subversion
General
1 17 (19.77%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (34.88%) Linux Engineer
2 13 (15.12%) Unix Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Administrator
3 10 (11.63%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.63%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (10.47%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Principal Engineer
5 7 (8.14%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 6 (6.98%) Analyst
6 6 (6.98%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.81%) Architect
7 5 (5.81%) Designer
7 5 (5.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.81%) Senior Designer
8 4 (4.65%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.65%) Desktop Support
8 4 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 4 (4.65%) IT Support
8 4 (4.65%) Linux Support
8 4 (4.65%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.28%) LAMP
2 11 (12.79%) J2EE
3 2 (2.33%) Web Services
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.16%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.16%) Middleware
4 1 (1.16%) SAML
4 1 (1.16%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Wiki
2 10 (11.63%) iPad
3 8 (9.30%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.81%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.65%) ASTM
5 4 (4.65%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.49%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.33%) CMDB
8 1 (1.16%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.16%) Clustering
8 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.16%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 69 (80.23%) Linux
2 32 (37.21%) Windows
3 30 (34.88%) Unix
4 23 (26.74%) CentOS
5 17 (19.77%) Windows Server
6 16 (18.60%) Solaris
7 14 (16.28%) Mac OS X
8 12 (13.95%) Mac OS X Server
9 9 (10.47%) SUSE
10 8 (9.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (8.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (4.65%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (3.49%) AIX
13 3 (3.49%) Windows XP
14 2 (2.33%) Debian
14 2 (2.33%) Fedora
14 2 (2.33%) Windows 2000
14 2 (2.33%) Windows NT
14 2 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) ITIL
2 16 (18.60%) Configuration Management
2 16 (18.60%) Load Balancing
3 12 (13.95%) Unit Testing
4 8 (9.30%) Asset Management
4 8 (9.30%) DevOps
4 8 (9.30%) ITIL V3
4 8 (9.30%) Open Source
5 4 (4.65%) Coaching
5 4 (4.65%) Migration
5 4 (4.65%) PRINCE2
5 4 (4.65%) Project Management
5 4 (4.65%) Validation
5 4 (4.65%) Workflow
6 3 (3.49%) Business Continuity
6 3 (3.49%) Change Control
6 3 (3.49%) Mentoring
6 3 (3.49%) Patch Management
6 3 (3.49%) Time Management
7 2 (2.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (74.42%) Perl
2 42 (48.84%) Shell Script
3 31 (36.05%) Python
4 27 (31.40%) Bash Shell
5 13 (15.12%) C-shell
5 13 (15.12%) Korn
5 13 (15.12%) sed
6 12 (13.95%) AWK
6 12 (13.95%) Java
7 11 (12.79%) SQL
8 4 (4.65%) MUMPS
9 2 (2.33%) PHP
9 2 (2.33%) Ruby
10 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (36.05%) Security Cleared
2 23 (26.74%) SC Cleared
3 13 (15.12%) RHCE
4 7 (8.14%) Degree
5 4 (4.65%) CCNA
5 4 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.16%) HND
8 1 (1.16%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.65%) HL7
2 1 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 31 (36.05%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.95%) NFS
4 7 (8.14%) StorNext
5 5 (5.81%) vSphere
6 4 (4.65%) VMware ESX
7 2 (2.33%) GPFS
7 2 (2.33%) iptables
7 2 (2.33%) Sendmail
7 2 (2.33%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 28 (32.56%) Puppet
2 12 (13.95%) Nagios
2 12 (13.95%) WSUS
3 4 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.33%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.33%) Graphite
4 2 (2.33%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.33%) logstash
5 1 (1.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.16%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (1.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.16%) OpenView
5 1 (1.16%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 45 (52.33%) Red Hat
2 30 (34.88%) VMware
3 20 (23.26%) NetApp
4 19 (22.09%) Oracle
5 12 (13.95%) Microsoft
6 11 (12.79%) Apple
6 11 (12.79%) F5
7 10 (11.63%) CheckPoint
8 8 (9.30%) Cisco
9 6 (6.98%) Isilon
10 4 (4.65%) EMC
11 3 (3.49%) Veritas
12 2 (2.33%) BMC
12 2 (2.33%) Citrix
12 2 (2.33%) DataSynapse
12 2 (2.33%) HP
12 2 (2.33%) Reuters
12 2 (2.33%) Solace
12 2 (2.33%) Splunk
13 1 (1.16%) Sonatype
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