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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 514 508 457
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -51
Contract jobs citing Samba 41 26 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.058% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 0.60% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 12 44
Average daily rate
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£350 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £432 £693
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.09% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -
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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
4547 4334 3984
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.84% 9.74% 9.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2508 2279 1861
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 536 519 731
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.74 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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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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 East -6 21 £305 -7.57% 2
London -13 11 £438 +6.06% 8
South West -13 6 £425 +54.54% 6
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
North West - - - -
East of England - - - -
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Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 49 (71.01%) Linux
2 47 (68.12%) Red Hat
3 35 (50.72%) Apache
4 29 (42.03%) UNIX
4 29 (42.03%) VMware
5 28 (40.58%) Bash Shell
6 27 (39.13%) Windows
6 27 (39.13%) Perl
6 27 (39.13%) SAN
7 25 (36.23%) LDAP
7 25 (36.23%) Firewall
7 25 (36.23%) DevOps
8 24 (34.78%) Jenkins
8 24 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
8 24 (34.78%) CentOS
8 24 (34.78%) LAN
8 24 (34.78%) WAN
9 23 (33.33%) Puppet
9 23 (33.33%) Hudson
10 22 (31.88%) XenServer
10 22 (31.88%) Citrix
11 21 (30.43%) Ruby
11 21 (30.43%) Ubuntu
12 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
13 18 (26.09%) SC Cleared
13 18 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (26.09%) Salt
13 18 (26.09%) Solaris
13 18 (26.09%) PHP
14 17 (24.64%) LAMP

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 35 (50.72%) Apache
2 11 (15.94%) Confluence
2 11 (15.94%) MediaWiki
3 10 (14.49%) nginx
4 6 (8.70%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.80%) IIS
5 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (7.25%) MS Office
2 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.90%) ResourceLink
1 2 (2.90%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.45%) RMDS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (39.13%) SAN
2 25 (36.23%) LDAP
2 25 (36.23%) Firewall
3 24 (34.78%) LAN
3 24 (34.78%) WAN
4 11 (15.94%) VPN
4 11 (15.94%) Network Security
5 10 (14.49%) NAS
5 10 (14.49%) IPv6
5 10 (14.49%) IPsec
5 10 (14.49%) OSPF
5 10 (14.49%) BGP
5 10 (14.49%) EIGRP
6 7 (10.14%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.70%) DNS
8 4 (5.80%) SSL
9 3 (4.35%) DHCP
9 3 (4.35%) HTTP
10 2 (2.90%) FTP
10 2 (2.90%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.39%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (15.94%) MySQL
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server
4 5 (7.25%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.80%) Ingres
6 3 (4.35%) Redis
7 2 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.45%) MS Access
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle ODI
8 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 24 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 23 (33.33%) Hudson
3 12 (17.39%) Git (software)
3 12 (17.39%) Subversion
4 11 (15.94%) JIRA
5 1 (1.45%) Toad
5 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 3 (4.35%) Finance
1 3 (4.35%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.90%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.45%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.45%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (26.09%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (20.29%) Administrator
3 13 (18.84%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (17.39%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) UNIX Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (11.59%) UNIX Administrator
7 7 (10.14%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Linux Administrator
10 3 (4.35%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.35%) Developer
10 3 (4.35%) Programmer
10 3 (4.35%) Solaris Administrator
11 2 (2.90%) Data Governance Specialist
11 2 (2.90%) Development Analyst
11 2 (2.90%) UNIX Systems Engineer
11 2 (2.90%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) LAMP
2 7 (10.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) Middleware
3 1 (1.45%) HTML
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.94%) Wiki
2 7 (10.14%) Clustering
3 4 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Statistics
4 2 (2.90%) Replication
5 1 (1.45%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.45%) Animation
5 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 49 (71.01%) Linux
2 29 (42.03%) UNIX
3 27 (39.13%) Windows
4 24 (34.78%) CentOS
5 21 (30.43%) Ubuntu
6 18 (26.09%) Solaris
7 15 (21.74%) AIX
8 10 (14.49%) Debian
8 10 (14.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (10.14%) Windows 7
9 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.90%) SUSE
11 1 (1.45%) HPUX
11 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.45%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) DevOps
2 24 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (21.74%) Service Delivery
4 12 (17.39%) Capacity Planning
4 12 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (13.04%) Build Automation
7 6 (8.70%) Migration
8 5 (7.25%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.25%) Database Theory
8 5 (7.25%) Relational Database Theory
9 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.80%) ITIL
10 3 (4.35%) Project Management
10 3 (4.35%) High Availability
11 2 (2.90%) Data Governance
11 2 (2.90%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.90%) Information Security
12 1 (1.45%) Logistics
12 1 (1.45%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (40.58%) Bash Shell
2 27 (39.13%) Perl
3 21 (30.43%) Ruby
4 18 (26.09%) PHP
5 14 (20.29%) Java
6 10 (14.49%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.14%) SQL
8 6 (8.70%) C++
9 3 (4.35%) C#
9 3 (4.35%) VBA
10 2 (2.90%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.90%) Korn
10 2 (2.90%) C
11 1 (1.45%) Python
11 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 18 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.84%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (18.84%) CCNA
4 3 (4.35%) RHCE
5 2 (2.90%) RHCA
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.45%) MCSE
6 1 (1.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.45%) Degree
System Software
1 22 (31.88%) XenServer
2 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (17.39%) Postfix
4 10 (14.49%) NFS
5 9 (13.04%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.90%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.45%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.45%) Corosync
7 1 (1.45%) GPFS
7 1 (1.45%) Squid
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.45%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (33.33%) Puppet
2 18 (26.09%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (26.09%) Salt
3 14 (20.29%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 13 (18.84%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.90%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (2.90%) Nagios
5 2 (2.90%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.45%) Legato
6 1 (1.45%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (1.45%) WSUS
6 1 (1.45%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.45%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.45%) Cacti
6 1 (1.45%) YaST
6 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 47 (68.12%) Red Hat
2 29 (42.03%) VMware
3 22 (31.88%) Citrix
4 12 (17.39%) Oracle
5 5 (7.25%) IBM
5 5 (7.25%) EMC
5 5 (7.25%) HP
6 4 (5.80%) Sun
7 3 (4.35%) Veritas
7 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.35%) NetApp
8 2 (2.90%) Business Objects
8 2 (2.90%) Novell
8 2 (2.90%) Epicor
9 1 (1.45%) Computacenter
9 1 (1.45%) Reuters
9 1 (1.45%) Symantec
9 1 (1.45%) Cisco
9 1 (1.45%) BMC
9 1 (1.45%) Dell
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