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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 527 561 531
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -30
Contract jobs citing Samba 53 15 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.10% 0.029% 0.023%
As % of the System Software category 1.07% 0.31% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 14 6
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£385 £419 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.05% +19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £443 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £413 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +17.85%
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
4961 4833 4131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.80% 9.41% 9.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 2783 2495 2016
Average daily rate £374 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.71% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 586 575 626
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.65 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.93% +6.45%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
South West +14 18 £425 - 2
London +17 16 £333 -16.87% 9
South East -7 13 £425 +21.42% 1
East of England +20 2 £325 - 1
North West - 1 £408 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 69 (71.13%) Linux
2 63 (64.95%) Windows
3 44 (45.36%) Red Hat
4 42 (43.30%) VMware
5 40 (41.24%) Perl
6 39 (40.21%) Active Directory
7 38 (39.18%) Apache
8 37 (38.14%) UNIX
9 36 (37.11%) SAN
10 35 (36.08%) Puppet
11 33 (34.02%) Firewall
12 32 (32.99%) Ubuntu
13 31 (31.96%) Solaris
14 30 (30.93%) WAN
15 29 (29.90%) LDAP
15 29 (29.90%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2003
17 27 (27.84%) LAN
17 27 (27.84%) DevOps
18 26 (26.80%) Jenkins
18 26 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
18 26 (26.80%) CentOS
18 26 (26.80%) Bash Shell
19 25 (25.77%) Hudson
20 24 (24.74%) VPN
20 24 (24.74%) Oracle
20 24 (24.74%) iptables
21 23 (23.71%) MySQL
21 23 (23.71%) Postfix
21 23 (23.71%) Debian

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 38 (39.18%) Apache
2 22 (22.68%) nginx
3 20 (20.62%) Confluence
3 20 (20.62%) MediaWiki
4 12 (12.37%) SharePoint
5 11 (11.34%) IIS
6 10 (10.31%) Tomcat
7 4 (4.12%) WebLogic
8 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
8 3 (3.09%) JBoss
8 3 (3.09%) Lync
8 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (3.09%) iPlanet
8 3 (3.09%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (2.06%) OpenStack
9 2 (2.06%) WebLogic Portal
9 2 (2.06%) MQSeries
9 2 (2.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (10.31%) MS Office
2 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.09%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (2.06%) ResourceLink
2 2 (2.06%) IntelliMatch
3 1 (1.03%) RMDS
3 1 (1.03%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (37.11%) SAN
2 33 (34.02%) Firewall
3 30 (30.93%) WAN
4 29 (29.90%) LDAP
5 27 (27.84%) LAN
6 24 (24.74%) VPN
7 17 (17.53%) Network Security
8 16 (16.49%) IPv6
8 16 (16.49%) IPsec
8 16 (16.49%) TCP/IP
8 16 (16.49%) OSPF
8 16 (16.49%) BGP
8 16 (16.49%) EIGRP
9 15 (15.46%) NAS
10 14 (14.43%) DNS
11 8 (8.25%) VLAN
12 6 (6.19%) SSL
12 6 (6.19%) DHCP
13 5 (5.15%) SNMP
14 4 (4.12%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.71%) MySQL
2 22 (22.68%) PostgreSQL
3 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
4 11 (11.34%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.12%) Ingres
6 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.03%) MS Access
8 1 (1.03%) DB2
8 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 26 (26.80%) Jenkins
2 25 (25.77%) Hudson
3 21 (21.65%) Subversion
3 21 (21.65%) Git (software)
4 20 (20.62%) JIRA
5 2 (2.06%) Toad
6 1 (1.03%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.03%) StarTeam
6 1 (1.03%) ClearCase
6 1 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (4.12%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (23.71%) Administrator
2 19 (19.59%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (19.59%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (17.53%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (14.43%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 12 (12.37%) UNIX Engineer
6 11 (11.34%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) Systems Engineer
7 8 (8.25%) UNIX Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 7 (7.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 7 (7.22%) Designer
8 7 (7.22%) Senior Designer
9 6 (6.19%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.15%) Linux Administrator
10 5 (5.15%) Solaris Administrator
10 5 (5.15%) Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Programmer
11 4 (4.12%) Linux Systems Engineer
12 3 (3.09%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.34%) .NET
2 10 (10.31%) LAMP
3 3 (3.09%) J2EE
4 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.03%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.03%) CGI
5 1 (1.03%) Middleware
5 1 (1.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Wiki
2 14 (14.43%) Clustering
3 11 (11.34%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (9.28%) Open Source
5 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 3 (3.09%) Statistics
7 2 (2.06%) Replication
7 2 (2.06%) Grid Computing
8 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (1.03%) Animation
8 1 (1.03%) Freedom of Information Act
8 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.03%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 69 (71.13%) Linux
2 63 (64.95%) Windows
3 37 (38.14%) UNIX
4 32 (32.99%) Ubuntu
5 31 (31.96%) Solaris
6 28 (28.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 26 (26.80%) CentOS
8 23 (23.71%) Debian
9 18 (18.56%) AIX
10 13 (13.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (10.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (9.28%) Windows 7
12 9 (9.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 9 (9.28%) Mac OS X Server
13 4 (4.12%) HPUX
13 4 (4.12%) SUSE
14 2 (2.06%) Mac OS X
15 1 (1.03%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.84%) DevOps
2 26 (26.80%) Continuous Integration
3 19 (19.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 18 (18.56%) Capacity Planning
4 18 (18.56%) Build Automation
5 15 (15.46%) Service Delivery
6 12 (12.37%) Configuration Management
6 12 (12.37%) Load Balancing
7 10 (10.31%) ITIL
7 10 (10.31%) Data Modelling
7 10 (10.31%) Database Theory
7 10 (10.31%) Relational Database Theory
8 8 (8.25%) Migration
9 6 (6.19%) High Availability
10 4 (4.12%) Project Management
11 3 (3.09%) Change Management
11 3 (3.09%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.09%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.09%) Procure-to-pay
11 3 (3.09%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.24%) Perl
2 26 (26.80%) Bash Shell
3 22 (22.68%) Shell Script
4 20 (20.62%) Ruby
5 18 (18.56%) Java
6 16 (16.49%) Python
7 15 (15.46%) PHP
8 14 (14.43%) SQL
9 8 (8.25%) C++
10 7 (7.22%) Korn
11 6 (6.19%) PowerShell
12 4 (4.12%) C#
13 3 (3.09%) VBA
13 3 (3.09%) C-shell
14 2 (2.06%) C
14 2 (2.06%) VB
15 1 (1.03%) VB.NET
15 1 (1.03%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 22 (22.68%) Security Cleared
2 21 (21.65%) SC Cleared
3 9 (9.28%) CCNA
3 9 (9.28%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.22%) RHCE
5 6 (6.19%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (3.09%) MCSE
7 3 (3.09%) MCSA
7 3 (3.09%) Degree
8 1 (1.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) GxP
2 1 (1.03%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (40.21%) Active Directory
2 29 (29.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (24.74%) iptables
4 23 (23.71%) Postfix
5 18 (18.56%) XenServer
6 12 (12.37%) NFS
7 4 (4.12%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (4.12%) vSphere
7 4 (4.12%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.09%) KVM
8 3 (3.09%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.09%) XenApp
8 3 (3.09%) Hyper-V
9 2 (2.06%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.03%) Firmware
10 1 (1.03%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (1.03%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 35 (36.08%) Puppet
2 22 (22.68%) ZABBIX
3 15 (15.46%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (14.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (14.43%) Salt
5 10 (10.31%) WSUS
6 3 (3.09%) SCCM
6 3 (3.09%) Nagios
6 3 (3.09%) Ansible
7 2 (2.06%) OpenView
7 2 (2.06%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (2.06%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.06%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.03%) SCOM
8 1 (1.03%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.03%) MOM
8 1 (1.03%) Cacti
8 1 (1.03%) YaST
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 44 (45.36%) Red Hat
2 42 (43.30%) VMware
3 24 (24.74%) Oracle
4 18 (18.56%) Citrix
5 13 (13.40%) Sun
5 13 (13.40%) Cisco
6 9 (9.28%) Microsoft
6 9 (9.28%) HP
6 9 (9.28%) Apple
7 6 (6.19%) NetApp
8 5 (5.15%) Veritas
9 3 (3.09%) EMC
9 3 (3.09%) IBM
9 3 (3.09%) Brocade
9 3 (3.09%) PlateSpin
9 3 (3.09%) ProCurve
9 3 (3.09%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.09%) 3PAR
9 3 (3.09%) F5
10 2 (2.06%) Opsware
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