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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 511 527 490
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -37
Contract jobs citing Samba 54 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.027% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 1.20% 0.29% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 6 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 - £313
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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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
4505 4172 3910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.29% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2521 2092 1903
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 483 643
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 +11 20 £325 -21.21% 4
South East +6 19 £332 -
South West - 12 £438 - 2
North West - 1 £408 -
Yorkshire - - - -
West Midlands - - - - 2
East of England - - - -
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Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 65 (73.03%) Linux
2 51 (57.30%) Windows
3 48 (53.93%) Red Hat
4 42 (47.19%) VMware
5 41 (46.07%) Perl
6 37 (41.57%) Apache
7 34 (38.20%) Puppet
8 31 (34.83%) Ubuntu
9 30 (33.71%) Bash Shell
9 30 (33.71%) UNIX
10 29 (32.58%) LDAP
10 29 (32.58%) SAN
11 28 (31.46%) Firewall
12 27 (30.34%) WAN
12 27 (30.34%) DevOps
13 26 (29.21%) LAN
13 26 (29.21%) Active Directory
14 25 (28.09%) Solaris
14 25 (28.09%) Jenkins
14 25 (28.09%) CentOS
14 25 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (28.09%) Security Cleared
15 24 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
15 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
15 24 (26.97%) Hudson
16 23 (25.84%) XenServer
16 23 (25.84%) Citrix
17 22 (24.72%) Ruby
18 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 19 (21.35%) Shell Script

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 37 (41.57%) Apache
2 17 (19.10%) Confluence
2 17 (19.10%) MediaWiki
3 16 (17.98%) nginx
4 8 (8.99%) IIS
4 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
5 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.25%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.12%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.12%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.12%) JBoss
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.12%) iPlanet
7 1 (1.12%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (10.11%) MS Office
2 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) ResourceLink
1 2 (2.25%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (32.58%) LDAP
1 29 (32.58%) SAN
2 28 (31.46%) Firewall
3 27 (30.34%) WAN
4 26 (29.21%) LAN
5 18 (20.22%) VPN
6 17 (19.10%) Network Security
7 16 (17.98%) IPsec
7 16 (17.98%) OSPF
7 16 (17.98%) BGP
7 16 (17.98%) EIGRP
7 16 (17.98%) IPv6
8 12 (13.48%) TCP/IP
8 12 (13.48%) NAS
9 8 (8.99%) DNS
10 6 (6.74%) SSL
11 4 (4.49%) HTTP
12 3 (3.37%) SSH
12 3 (3.37%) VLAN
13 2 (2.25%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (20.22%) MySQL
1 18 (20.22%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.36%) Relational Database
3 4 (4.49%) Ingres
4 3 (3.37%) Redis
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (1.12%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 25 (28.09%) Jenkins
2 24 (26.97%) Hudson
3 18 (20.22%) Subversion
3 18 (20.22%) Git (software)
4 17 (19.10%) JIRA
5 2 (2.25%) Toad
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.25%) Banking
2 2 (2.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.12%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (25.84%) Administrator
2 18 (20.22%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (20.22%) DevOps Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (14.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 10 (11.24%) UNIX Engineer
6 8 (8.99%) UNIX Administrator
6 8 (8.99%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (7.87%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 6 (6.74%) Linux Administrator
9 5 (5.62%) Designer
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Designer
9 5 (5.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.62%) Programmer
9 5 (5.62%) Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) Architect
11 3 (3.37%) Network Administrator
11 3 (3.37%) Solaris Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) LAMP
2 9 (10.11%) .NET
3 1 (1.12%) J2EE
3 1 (1.12%) Middleware
3 1 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.12%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (19.10%) Wiki
2 11 (12.36%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (11.24%) Clustering
4 9 (10.11%) Open Source
5 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.25%) Replication
5 2 (2.25%) Statistics
6 1 (1.12%) Animation
6 1 (1.12%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.12%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 65 (73.03%) Linux
2 51 (57.30%) Windows
3 31 (34.83%) Ubuntu
4 30 (33.71%) UNIX
5 25 (28.09%) Solaris
5 25 (28.09%) CentOS
6 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 16 (17.98%) Debian
8 15 (16.85%) AIX
9 9 (10.11%) Windows 7
9 9 (10.11%) Mac OS X Server
10 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (6.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (3.37%) SUSE
12 2 (2.25%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.25%) HPUX
13 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (1.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) DevOps
2 25 (28.09%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (20.22%) Capacity Planning
3 18 (20.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (16.85%) Service Delivery
4 15 (16.85%) Build Automation
5 10 (11.24%) Database Theory
5 10 (11.24%) Relational Database Theory
5 10 (11.24%) Data Modelling
6 9 (10.11%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.99%) Migration
8 7 (7.87%) Load Balancing
9 6 (6.74%) ITIL
9 6 (6.74%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (4.49%) Project Management
10 4 (4.49%) High Availability
11 2 (2.25%) Data Governance
11 2 (2.25%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (2.25%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.25%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 41 (46.07%) Perl
2 30 (33.71%) Bash Shell
3 22 (24.72%) Ruby
4 19 (21.35%) Shell Script
5 18 (20.22%) PHP
5 18 (20.22%) Java
6 14 (15.73%) SQL
7 13 (14.61%) Python
8 8 (8.99%) C++
9 4 (4.49%) C#
10 3 (3.37%) VBA
10 3 (3.37%) Korn
11 2 (2.25%) C
12 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.12%) PowerShell
12 1 (1.12%) Bourne shell
12 1 (1.12%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 25 (28.09%) Security Cleared
2 24 (26.97%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) CCNA
3 11 (12.36%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (7.87%) RHCE
5 4 (4.49%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.37%) Degree
7 2 (2.25%) VCP4
7 2 (2.25%) RHCA
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.12%) MCSE
8 1 (1.12%) MCSA
8 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (29.21%) Active Directory
2 24 (26.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (25.84%) XenServer
4 18 (20.22%) Postfix
5 12 (13.48%) NFS
6 3 (3.37%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 1 (1.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 1 (1.12%) vSphere
8 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.12%) Corosync
8 1 (1.12%) KVM
8 1 (1.12%) GPFS
8 1 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.12%) Squid
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 34 (38.20%) Puppet
2 19 (21.35%) ZABBIX
3 17 (19.10%) Opscode Chef
4 16 (17.98%) Salt
5 14 (15.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 10 (11.24%) WSUS
7 3 (3.37%) Nagios
8 2 (2.25%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 1 (1.12%) OpenView
9 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (1.12%) Opsview
9 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.12%) BladeLogic
9 1 (1.12%) MOM
9 1 (1.12%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.12%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.12%) SCOM
9 1 (1.12%) Cacti
9 1 (1.12%) YaST
Vendors
1 48 (53.93%) Red Hat
2 42 (47.19%) VMware
3 23 (25.84%) Citrix
4 17 (19.10%) Oracle
5 9 (10.11%) Apple
6 8 (8.99%) Sun
7 7 (7.87%) Microsoft
8 6 (6.74%) Cisco
9 5 (5.62%) HP
10 4 (4.49%) IBM
10 4 (4.49%) EMC
11 3 (3.37%) NetApp
11 3 (3.37%) Veritas
12 2 (2.25%) Epicor
12 2 (2.25%) Novell
12 2 (2.25%) Business Objects
13 1 (1.12%) SAP
13 1 (1.12%) Cognos
13 1 (1.12%) Sybase
13 1 (1.12%) Dell
Bristol, Avon
EarthStream Global
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol
TRG
Rate: 350-400 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £347.48 per day
Posted: 3 days ago