The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 575 493 553
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +60
Contract jobs citing Samba 15 10 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.023% 0.043%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.25% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 11
Average daily rate £419 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £318 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £413 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4826 4033 4364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.40% 9.36% 7.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 2493 1988 2160
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 583 600 543
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.72 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Samba
UK

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South West - 8 £425 - 1
London -25 4 £400 +15.94% 4
South East -13 1 £350 -12.50% 2
East of England -27 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -
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Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 39 (92.86%) Linux
2 32 (76.19%) UNIX
2 32 (76.19%) Red Hat
3 30 (71.43%) Perl
4 23 (54.76%) Solaris
5 22 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (50.00%) Puppet
6 21 (50.00%) Apache
6 21 (50.00%) Java
7 20 (47.62%) DNS
8 19 (45.24%) NFS
8 19 (45.24%) Oracle
8 19 (45.24%) Ruby
9 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
9 18 (42.86%) EMC
9 18 (42.86%) Configuration Management
9 18 (42.86%) VMware
10 16 (38.10%) Sun
10 16 (38.10%) SAN
10 16 (38.10%) J2EE
11 15 (35.71%) Windows
12 13 (30.95%) Nagios
12 13 (30.95%) Firewall
12 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
12 13 (30.95%) Ganglia
12 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
12 13 (30.95%) Splunk
12 13 (30.95%) Sendmail
12 13 (30.95%) NAS
12 13 (30.95%) Bash Shell

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 21 (50.00%) Apache
2 13 (30.95%) Tomcat
3 8 (19.05%) nginx
4 5 (11.90%) Confluence
5 4 (9.52%) MediaWiki
6 2 (4.76%) IIS
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) Oracle Application Server
7 1 (2.38%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (26.19%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (21.43%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (47.62%) DNS
2 18 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 16 (38.10%) SAN
4 13 (30.95%) Firewall
4 13 (30.95%) NAS
5 12 (28.57%) LDAP
6 10 (23.81%) VPN
7 7 (16.67%) Network Security
7 7 (16.67%) LAN
7 7 (16.67%) WAN
8 6 (14.29%) SNMP
8 6 (14.29%) IPsec
9 5 (11.90%) IPv6
10 4 (9.52%) SSL
10 4 (9.52%) SMTP
10 4 (9.52%) FTP
10 4 (9.52%) HTTP
10 4 (9.52%) OSPF
10 4 (9.52%) BGP
10 4 (9.52%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) MySQL
2 4 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 8 (19.05%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.90%) Hudson
2 5 (11.90%) JIRA
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
4 3 (7.14%) CruiseControl
4 3 (7.14%) Ant
4 3 (7.14%) ClearCase
5 2 (4.76%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.38%) ProC
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Forms
General
1 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
2 1 (2.38%) Back Office
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (52.38%) Administrator
2 15 (35.71%) UNIX Administrator
3 10 (23.81%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (23.81%) Senior UNIX Administrator
4 9 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (16.67%) Consultant
5 7 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (14.29%) UNIX Consultant
7 5 (11.90%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (11.90%) Senior UNIX Consultant
8 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (7.14%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Configuration Manager
9 2 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Specialist
10 1 (2.38%) Linux Server Engineer
10 1 (2.38%) UNIX Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (38.10%) J2EE
2 9 (21.43%) LAMP
3 5 (11.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) Wiki
3 2 (4.76%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.76%) Replication
3 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.76%) Open Source
4 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (92.86%) Linux
2 32 (76.19%) UNIX
3 23 (54.76%) Solaris
4 22 (52.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (35.71%) Windows
6 7 (16.67%) Debian
7 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (11.90%) Ubuntu
8 5 (11.90%) AIX
9 3 (7.14%) SUSE
9 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 2 (4.76%) HPUX
10 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (4.76%) Windows 7
11 1 (2.38%) SELinux
11 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
11 1 (2.38%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (42.86%) Configuration Management
2 9 (21.43%) Problem Management
3 8 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (14.29%) ITIL
4 6 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (11.90%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.52%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.76%) RUP
8 2 (4.76%) ERP
8 2 (4.76%) Document Management
8 2 (4.76%) CMMI
8 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.76%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (2.38%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.38%) Time Management
9 1 (2.38%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (71.43%) Perl
2 21 (50.00%) Java
3 19 (45.24%) Ruby
4 13 (30.95%) Bash Shell
5 6 (14.29%) PHP
6 5 (11.90%) Korn
6 5 (11.90%) SQL
7 4 (9.52%) VB
8 3 (7.14%) Python
9 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
1 3 (7.14%) RHCA
1 3 (7.14%) RHCE
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.76%) HND
2 2 (4.76%) MCSE
2 2 (4.76%) MCSA
2 2 (4.76%) Degree
3 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) CCA
3 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (45.24%) NFS
2 13 (30.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (30.95%) Sendmail
3 8 (19.05%) Postfix
4 6 (14.29%) VMware ESX
4 6 (14.29%) Xen
4 6 (14.29%) XenServer
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
6 2 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.76%) vSphere
6 2 (4.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (4.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (2.38%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (2.38%) KVM
7 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 21 (50.00%) Puppet
2 13 (30.95%) Nagios
2 13 (30.95%) Ganglia
3 11 (26.19%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (11.90%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.76%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (4.76%) WSUS
5 2 (4.76%) BladeLogic
5 2 (4.76%) Cobbler
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.38%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (76.19%) Red Hat
2 19 (45.24%) Oracle
3 18 (42.86%) EMC
3 18 (42.86%) VMware
4 16 (38.10%) Sun
5 13 (30.95%) Splunk
6 7 (16.67%) Citrix
7 6 (14.29%) HP
8 5 (11.90%) IBM
9 4 (9.52%) NetApp
10 3 (7.14%) Egenera
10 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.76%) Dell
11 2 (4.76%) Veritas
11 2 (4.76%) BMC
11 2 (4.76%) CheckPoint
11 2 (4.76%) Fujitsu
11 2 (4.76%) F5
11 2 (4.76%) 3PAR
12 1 (2.38%) Aruba
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