The table below looks at the statistics for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 589 553 533
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -20
Contract jobs citing Samba 23 29 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.058% 0.083%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.58% 0.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 23 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +8.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £183 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5370 4960 4771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.96% 9.85% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3098 2787 2498
Average daily rate £365 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 544 596 574
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £31.50 £33.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Samba across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
London +18 16 £325 -18.75% 2
South West -21 3 - -
South East -28 3 £331 -30.26%
East of England +6 1 £565 +61.42%
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Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 40 (75.47%) Linux
2 36 (67.92%) Windows
3 34 (64.15%) Perl
4 29 (54.72%) Active Directory
5 23 (43.40%) UNIX
5 23 (43.40%) VMware
6 20 (37.74%) Oracle
6 20 (37.74%) TCP/IP
6 20 (37.74%) Red Hat
7 19 (35.85%) Solaris
7 19 (35.85%) Apache
8 18 (33.96%) LDAP
9 17 (32.08%) Cisco
10 16 (30.19%) Sun
10 16 (30.19%) Firewall
11 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
11 15 (28.30%) SAN
11 15 (28.30%) Shell Script
11 15 (28.30%) NFS
12 14 (26.42%) DNS
13 13 (24.53%) WAN
13 13 (24.53%) LAN
13 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
14 12 (22.64%) HP
15 11 (20.75%) ITIL
15 11 (20.75%) Veritas
15 11 (20.75%) RHCE

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 19 (35.85%) Apache
2 8 (15.09%) Tomcat
3 7 (13.21%) nginx
4 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
5 4 (7.55%) WebLogic
5 4 (7.55%) IIS
5 4 (7.55%) Confluence
5 4 (7.55%) MediaWiki
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (5.66%) Lync
6 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (5.66%) JBoss
6 3 (5.66%) MS Exchange
6 3 (5.66%) iPlanet
6 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (3.77%) OpenStack
7 2 (3.77%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (3.77%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS Project
4 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 20 (37.74%) TCP/IP
2 18 (33.96%) LDAP
3 16 (30.19%) Firewall
4 15 (28.30%) SAN
5 14 (26.42%) DNS
6 13 (24.53%) LAN
6 13 (24.53%) WAN
7 8 (15.09%) NAS
8 7 (13.21%) VPN
9 6 (11.32%) Wireless
9 6 (11.32%) iSCSI
9 6 (11.32%) SSH
9 6 (11.32%) VLAN
10 5 (9.43%) SNMP
10 5 (9.43%) FTP
11 4 (7.55%) DHCP
12 3 (5.66%) WLAN
12 3 (5.66%) SMTP
12 3 (5.66%) Structured Cabling
12 3 (5.66%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) MySQL
2 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.09%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.89%) MS Access
5 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (13.21%) JIRA
1 7 (13.21%) Hudson
1 7 (13.21%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.55%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.55%) Subversion
3 1 (1.89%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.89%) PVCS
3 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
1 5 (9.43%) Banking
2 3 (5.66%) Investment Banking
3 2 (3.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.77%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) Administrator
2 13 (24.53%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (20.75%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Designer
4 10 (18.87%) Senior Designer
5 8 (15.09%) Linux Administrator
6 7 (13.21%) DevOps Engineer
6 7 (13.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 6 (11.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 5 (9.43%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 5 (9.43%) UNIX Administrator
8 5 (9.43%) Support Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) UNIX Engineer
9 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (5.66%) Analyst
10 3 (5.66%) Solaris Administrator
10 3 (5.66%) Windows Administrator
11 2 (3.77%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) .NET
1 3 (5.66%) J2EE
2 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.77%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.89%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.89%) XML
3 1 (1.89%) CGI
3 1 (1.89%) Middleware
3 1 (1.89%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Clustering
1 7 (13.21%) Wiki
2 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.55%) CLARiiON
5 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.77%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.77%) Informatics
7 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.89%) Statistics
7 1 (1.89%) NHS
7 1 (1.89%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.89%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Linux
2 36 (67.92%) Windows
3 23 (43.40%) UNIX
4 19 (35.85%) Solaris
5 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (24.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (24.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (18.87%) CentOS
8 9 (16.98%) Debian
8 9 (16.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (13.21%) Ubuntu
9 7 (13.21%) SUSE
10 6 (11.32%) Mac OS X
10 6 (11.32%) Mac OS X Server
11 5 (9.43%) AIX
12 3 (5.66%) HPUX
13 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (20.75%) ITIL
2 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (13.21%) DevOps
3 6 (11.32%) Load Balancing
3 6 (11.32%) Open Source
3 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.32%) Change Management
4 4 (7.55%) High Availability
4 4 (7.55%) Build Automation
4 4 (7.55%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Procure-to-pay
5 3 (5.66%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (5.66%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.66%) Information Security
5 3 (5.66%) Project Management
5 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
6 2 (3.77%) Asset Management
6 2 (3.77%) ITSM
6 2 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 34 (64.15%) Perl
2 15 (28.30%) Shell Script
3 10 (18.87%) Python
4 9 (16.98%) Bash Shell
5 6 (11.32%) Korn
5 6 (11.32%) PowerShell
6 5 (9.43%) Ruby
6 5 (9.43%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) SQL
7 3 (5.66%) VB
7 3 (5.66%) Java
7 3 (5.66%) C-shell
8 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) SC Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) DV Cleared
2 11 (20.75%) RHCE
3 5 (9.43%) CCNA
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (5.66%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (3.77%) MCSE
5 2 (3.77%) MCSA
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.77%) GxP
1 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (54.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.30%) NFS
3 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (16.98%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 8 (15.09%) Postfix
6 7 (13.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 7 (13.21%) iptables
7 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX
8 5 (9.43%) vSphere
9 4 (7.55%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
10 3 (5.66%) KVM
10 3 (5.66%) XenApp
10 3 (5.66%) XenDesktop
11 2 (3.77%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (3.77%) VMware Server
12 1 (1.89%) Xen
12 1 (1.89%) Firmware
12 1 (1.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (1.89%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Puppet
2 6 (11.32%) WSUS
3 4 (7.55%) BladeLogic
3 4 (7.55%) BMC PATROL
3 4 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (7.55%) ZABBIX
3 4 (7.55%) Ansible
3 4 (7.55%) Salt
4 3 (5.66%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (5.66%) SCCM
4 3 (5.66%) OpenView
5 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
5 2 (3.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (3.77%) DatAdvantage
5 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.89%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.89%) Cacti
6 1 (1.89%) Dollar Universe
6 1 (1.89%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 23 (43.40%) VMware
2 20 (37.74%) Oracle
2 20 (37.74%) Red Hat
3 17 (32.08%) Cisco
4 16 (30.19%) Sun
5 12 (22.64%) HP
6 11 (20.75%) Veritas
7 8 (15.09%) EMC
8 7 (13.21%) 3PAR
9 6 (11.32%) IBM
9 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
9 6 (11.32%) NetApp
10 5 (9.43%) BMC
11 4 (7.55%) Apple
12 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
12 3 (5.66%) NetIQ
12 3 (5.66%) Isilon
12 3 (5.66%) F5
12 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
12 3 (5.66%) Sophos
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