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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 552 522 548
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Contract jobs citing Samba 27 29 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.061% 0.031%
As % of the System Software category 0.52% 0.61% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 10 10
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£450 £354 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.20% -1.39%
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £330 £353
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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
5155 4771 4499
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.83% 9.98% 8.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2895 2480 2208
Average daily rate £360 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £175 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 646 613 601
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.60 £31.56 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -3.12%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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
(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
South West -20 14 £450 - 2
Yorkshire - 8 £420 - 5
London +9 2 £370 -14.94% 3
South East -21 1 £450 +38.46% 2
North East - - - -
North West - - - - 3
East of England - - - - 1
Samba
UK

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 53 (84.13%) Linux
2 46 (73.02%) Red Hat
3 40 (63.49%) Apache
4 31 (49.21%) Perl
4 31 (49.21%) Windows
4 31 (49.21%) CentOS
4 31 (49.21%) Bash Shell
5 30 (47.62%) LAN
5 30 (47.62%) WAN
5 30 (47.62%) VMware
6 27 (42.86%) PHP
7 26 (41.27%) Ruby
7 26 (41.27%) DevOps
8 25 (39.68%) Jenkins
8 25 (39.68%) Ubuntu
8 25 (39.68%) Firewall
8 25 (39.68%) LAMP
8 25 (39.68%) LDAP
9 24 (38.10%) Puppet
10 23 (36.51%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (34.92%) Hudson
12 21 (33.33%) Citrix
13 20 (31.75%) XenServer
14 18 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 18 (28.57%) UNIX
15 17 (26.98%) NFS
16 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
16 16 (25.40%) Java
16 16 (25.40%) Debian
17 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 40 (63.49%) Apache
2 15 (23.81%) nginx
3 11 (17.46%) Confluence
4 10 (15.87%) MediaWiki
5 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
6 4 (6.35%) Drupal
7 3 (4.76%) JBoss
7 3 (4.76%) Moodle
8 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 5.5
8 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2000
8 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.59%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.59%) SAS
9 1 (1.59%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.59%) IIS
9 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
1 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (47.62%) LAN
1 30 (47.62%) WAN
2 25 (39.68%) Firewall
2 25 (39.68%) LDAP
3 11 (17.46%) Network Security
4 10 (15.87%) VPN
4 10 (15.87%) SAN
5 9 (14.29%) IPv6
5 9 (14.29%) DNS
5 9 (14.29%) IPsec
5 9 (14.29%) OSPF
5 9 (14.29%) BGP
5 9 (14.29%) EIGRP
6 6 (9.52%) DHCP
7 5 (7.94%) NAS
8 4 (6.35%) FTP
9 2 (3.17%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (3.17%) VLAN
9 2 (3.17%) X.500
9 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) MySQL
1 13 (20.63%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.76%) Ingres
3 3 (4.76%) Redis
4 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (39.68%) Jenkins
2 22 (34.92%) Hudson
3 12 (19.05%) Git (software)
4 11 (17.46%) JIRA
4 11 (17.46%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.17%) Banking
2 1 (1.59%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Administrator
2 20 (31.75%) DevOps Engineer
3 17 (26.98%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 15 (23.81%) Systems Administrator
5 13 (20.63%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 9 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
7 7 (11.11%) UNIX Engineer
8 6 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
9 5 (7.94%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (4.76%) Consultant
12 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Technician
12 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
12 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 2 (3.17%) Systems Support
12 2 (3.17%) Architect
13 1 (1.59%) Management Consultant
13 1 (1.59%) Support Engineer
13 1 (1.59%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (39.68%) LAMP
2 1 (1.59%) JSP
2 1 (1.59%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) J2EE
2 1 (1.59%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.59%) JSF
2 1 (1.59%) Zend Framework
2 1 (1.59%) Django
2 1 (1.59%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Wiki
2 6 (9.52%) Clustering
3 5 (7.94%) Replication
3 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) Animation
5 3 (4.76%) VLE
6 1 (1.59%) MPEG
6 1 (1.59%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.59%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 53 (84.13%) Linux
2 31 (49.21%) Windows
2 31 (49.21%) CentOS
3 25 (39.68%) Ubuntu
4 18 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 18 (28.57%) UNIX
5 16 (25.40%) Debian
6 14 (22.22%) Solaris
7 9 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.76%) AIX
9 3 (4.76%) Scientific Linux
10 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (3.17%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (3.17%) SUSE
10 2 (3.17%) HPUX
11 1 (1.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) DevOps
2 23 (36.51%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (17.46%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (17.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 7 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 3 (4.76%) Migration
6 3 (4.76%) Build Automation
7 2 (3.17%) Time Management
8 1 (1.59%) ERP
8 1 (1.59%) SOA
8 1 (1.59%) ITIL
8 1 (1.59%) Project Management
8 1 (1.59%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.59%) Unit Testing
8 1 (1.59%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.59%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (49.21%) Perl
1 31 (49.21%) Bash Shell
2 27 (42.86%) PHP
3 26 (41.27%) Ruby
4 16 (25.40%) Java
5 14 (22.22%) Shell Script
6 10 (15.87%) SQL
6 10 (15.87%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) C
7 1 (1.59%) AWK
7 1 (1.59%) Korn
7 1 (1.59%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.59%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (25.40%) Security Cleared
2 13 (20.63%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (20.63%) CCNA
3 12 (19.05%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.35%) RHCE
5 2 (3.17%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.17%) RHCA
System Software
1 20 (31.75%) XenServer
2 17 (26.98%) NFS
3 15 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (23.81%) Postfix
4 9 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 6 (9.52%) Sendmail
6 4 (6.35%) KVM
7 3 (4.76%) Xen
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (3.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 2 (3.17%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
9 1 (1.59%) RACF
9 1 (1.59%) Squid
9 1 (1.59%) Veritas File System
9 1 (1.59%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 1 (1.59%) qmail
9 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.59%) GPFS
9 1 (1.59%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 24 (38.10%) Puppet
2 14 (22.22%) Salt
2 14 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (19.05%) ZABBIX
4 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (3.17%) nmon
5 2 (3.17%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (1.59%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.59%) Nagios
6 1 (1.59%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (1.59%) Legato
6 1 (1.59%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.59%) Cacti
6 1 (1.59%) Bacula
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Management
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 46 (73.02%) Red Hat
2 30 (47.62%) VMware
3 21 (33.33%) Citrix
4 14 (22.22%) Oracle
5 6 (9.52%) HP
6 5 (7.94%) IBM
7 4 (6.35%) EMC
8 3 (4.76%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.76%) Sun
9 2 (3.17%) Veritas
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco
10 1 (1.59%) BMC
10 1 (1.59%) CA
10 1 (1.59%) PeopleSoft
10 1 (1.59%) SAP
10 1 (1.59%) Zend
10 1 (1.59%) 3PAR
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 22 days ago