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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 560 524 547
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Contract jobs citing Samba 31 58 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.066% 0.12% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.67% 1.22% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 38 8
Average daily rate £335 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -15.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £273 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Samba
UK

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
4652 4746 4396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.84% 10.19% 9.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 2814 2593 2250
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £180 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 570 517
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.91 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £30.12 £32.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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 14 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the England region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 14 £320 -5.88% 7
South West +2 13 £370 -12.94% 1
South East -6 4 £203 -33.60%
Samba
UK

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 53 (75.71%) Linux
2 40 (57.14%) Perl
3 36 (51.43%) NFS
4 35 (50.00%) Windows
5 33 (47.14%) Red Hat
6 30 (42.86%) Unix
7 26 (37.14%) Oracle
8 25 (35.71%) ITIL
9 24 (34.29%) Python
10 23 (32.86%) Bash Shell
11 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
12 21 (30.00%) LDAP
13 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
13 20 (28.57%) Finance
14 19 (27.14%) Puppet
14 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
14 19 (27.14%) Shell Script
14 19 (27.14%) VMware
15 17 (24.29%) NetApp
16 16 (22.86%) EMC
16 16 (22.86%) ITIL V3
16 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
17 14 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 14 (20.00%) Load Balancing
17 14 (20.00%) Cisco
18 13 (18.57%) Solaris
19 12 (17.14%) FTP
19 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
19 12 (17.14%) AWK
19 12 (17.14%) Oracle Linux

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 11 (15.71%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.86%) Apache
3 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.71%) Tomcat
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.29%) SAS
6 2 (2.86%) Confluence
6 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 5.5
6 2 (2.86%) JBoss
6 2 (2.86%) MediaWiki
6 2 (2.86%) nginx
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (1.43%) IIS
7 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.00%) LDAP
2 19 (27.14%) TCP/IP
3 12 (17.14%) FTP
4 11 (15.71%) Firewall
5 10 (14.29%) DNS
6 9 (12.86%) SSH
7 7 (10.00%) BGP
7 7 (10.00%) LAN
7 7 (10.00%) OSPF
7 7 (10.00%) VPN
7 7 (10.00%) WAN
8 5 (7.14%) SAN
9 4 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (5.71%) DHCP
9 4 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (5.71%) iSCSI
9 4 (5.71%) NAS
9 4 (5.71%) SNMP
9 4 (5.71%) SSL
9 4 (5.71%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) Oracle Database
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 7 (10.00%) MySQL
4 3 (4.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.43%) MS Access
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (7.14%) JIRA
2 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.71%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.86%) Hudson
3 2 (2.86%) PVCS
3 2 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 7 (10.00%) Banking
3 4 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 11 (15.71%) Administrator
1 11 (15.71%) Linux Engineer
1 11 (15.71%) Support Engineer
1 11 (15.71%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (12.86%) Analyst
3 7 (10.00%) Desktop Support
3 7 (10.00%) Project Manager
3 7 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) IT Support
5 5 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.71%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.00%) LAMP
2 3 (4.29%) POSIX
3 2 (2.86%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (2.86%) Web Services
3 2 (2.86%) X-Windows
4 1 (1.43%) .NET
4 1 (1.43%) Middleware
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.14%) Wiki
3 4 (5.71%) CLARiiON
4 3 (4.29%) ASTM
4 3 (4.29%) Clustering
4 3 (4.29%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.29%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.86%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.43%) Blog
6 1 (1.43%) Informatics
6 1 (1.43%) LIMS
6 1 (1.43%) NHS
6 1 (1.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 53 (75.71%) Linux
2 35 (50.00%) Windows
3 30 (42.86%) Unix
4 22 (31.43%) Windows Server
5 14 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (18.57%) Solaris
7 12 (17.14%) Oracle Linux
8 10 (14.29%) Mac OS X
9 9 (12.86%) CentOS
10 8 (11.43%) Mac OS X Server
10 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (10.00%) Debian
11 7 (10.00%) SUSE
12 5 (7.14%) Ubuntu
13 4 (5.71%) HPUX
14 3 (4.29%) AIX
14 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
14 3 (4.29%) Windows XP
15 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 2 (2.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) ITIL
2 16 (22.86%) ITIL V3
3 14 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 12 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 10 (14.29%) Change Management
6 8 (11.43%) Open Source
7 7 (10.00%) Identity Access Management
7 7 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 7 (10.00%) Project Management
7 7 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 5 (7.14%) Data Security
8 5 (7.14%) Software Delivery
9 4 (5.71%) Security Operations
10 3 (4.29%) Coaching
10 3 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (4.29%) High Availability
10 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.29%) Service Delivery
10 3 (4.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) Perl
2 24 (34.29%) Python
3 23 (32.86%) Bash Shell
4 19 (27.14%) Shell Script
5 12 (17.14%) AWK
5 12 (17.14%) sed
6 11 (15.71%) SQL
7 9 (12.86%) PowerShell
8 7 (10.00%) T-SQL
8 7 (10.00%) VBScript
9 6 (8.57%) Korn
10 5 (7.14%) PHP
10 5 (7.14%) Ruby
11 3 (4.29%) Java
11 3 (4.29%) MUMPS
12 2 (2.86%) VB
13 1 (1.43%) C
13 1 (1.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 10 (14.29%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.43%) Degree
4 7 (10.00%) CCNA
4 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.71%) MCSE
5 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
6 3 (4.29%) RHCE
7 1 (1.43%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) HL7
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 36 (51.43%) NFS
2 20 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (11.43%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 8 (11.43%) VMware ESX
5 7 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 5 (7.14%) iptables
6 5 (7.14%) Postfix
6 5 (7.14%) vSphere
7 3 (4.29%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.86%) BIND 9
8 2 (2.86%) Docker
8 2 (2.86%) KVM
8 2 (2.86%) pfSense
8 2 (2.86%) Squid
8 2 (2.86%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.86%) Xen
9 1 (1.43%) Dovecot
9 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.43%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 19 (27.14%) Puppet
2 11 (15.71%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.43%) WSUS
4 6 (8.57%) Oracle ZFS
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (5.71%) BladeLogic
6 4 (5.71%) DatAdvantage
7 3 (4.29%) BMC PATROL
7 3 (4.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (4.29%) systemd
7 3 (4.29%) Tivoli
7 3 (4.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 2 (2.86%) Ansible
8 2 (2.86%) Nagios
8 2 (2.86%) ZABBIX
8 2 (2.86%) Zenoss
9 1 (1.43%) Cacti
9 1 (1.43%) HAProxy
9 1 (1.43%) RANCID
9 1 (1.43%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 33 (47.14%) Red Hat
2 26 (37.14%) Oracle
3 19 (27.14%) VMware
4 17 (24.29%) NetApp
5 16 (22.86%) EMC
6 14 (20.00%) Cisco
7 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
8 8 (11.43%) Apple
8 8 (11.43%) HP
8 8 (11.43%) Veritas
9 7 (10.00%) IBM
10 6 (8.57%) Isilon
10 6 (8.57%) Sun
11 4 (5.71%) 3PAR
11 4 (5.71%) BMC
11 4 (5.71%) Dell
11 4 (5.71%) Varonis
12 3 (4.29%) Supermicro
13 2 (2.86%) Serena
13 2 (2.86%) Sophos
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