The table below looks at the statistics for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 562 599 559
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -40
Contract jobs citing Samba 63 20 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.039% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 1.04% 0.36% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 9 26
Median daily rate £368 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.93% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £267 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £471 £480 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
-9.67% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £49.46 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year
+199.75% -
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
6054 5489 4972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.29% 10.79% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3829 3142 2715
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £315
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +4.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 428 576 600
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.98 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.67% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £22.50 £17.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+28.57% +12.90%

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Samba as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the England region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 23 £393 -17.36% 1
North East - 21 £330 -
South West 0 8 £393 +4.66%
East Midlands +9 3 £475 - 1
South East -4 3 £350 -15.15%
North West - 2 £350 -
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Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Samba also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for Samba.

1 78 (82.98%) Linux
2 73 (77.66%) Perl
3 53 (56.38%) Red Hat
4 47 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 42 (44.68%) Apache
6 40 (42.55%) Shell Script
7 38 (40.43%) VMware
7 38 (40.43%) Unix
8 35 (37.23%) ITIL
9 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
9 34 (36.17%) Security Cleared
10 33 (35.11%) Bash Shell
10 33 (35.11%) Windows
11 30 (31.91%) Puppet
12 29 (30.85%) CentOS
12 29 (30.85%) SAN
13 28 (29.79%) Python
13 28 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (27.66%) LDAP
14 26 (27.66%) MySQL
15 25 (26.60%) Solaris
16 24 (25.53%) DNS
17 23 (24.47%) WAN
17 23 (24.47%) FTP
17 23 (24.47%) Oracle
17 23 (24.47%) LAMP
18 22 (23.40%) Configuration Management
18 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
19 21 (22.34%) Korn
19 21 (22.34%) C-shell

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (44.68%) Apache
2 16 (17.02%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.70%) MQSeries
4 8 (8.51%) IIS
5 6 (6.38%) Confluence
6 4 (4.26%) JBoss
6 4 (4.26%) MediaWiki
6 4 (4.26%) nginx
6 4 (4.26%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.19%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.13%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
9 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.06%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 29 (30.85%) SAN
3 26 (27.66%) LDAP
4 24 (25.53%) DNS
5 23 (24.47%) FTP
5 23 (24.47%) WAN
6 18 (19.15%) Firewall
6 18 (19.15%) iSCSI
7 16 (17.02%) VPN
8 15 (15.96%) IPsec
8 15 (15.96%) Network Security
9 13 (13.83%) NAS
10 11 (11.70%) HTTP
10 11 (11.70%) HTTPS
11 10 (10.64%) tcpdump
11 10 (10.64%) Wireshark
12 7 (7.45%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (6.38%) LAN
14 4 (4.26%) IPv6
14 4 (4.26%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.66%) MySQL
2 10 (10.64%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) JIRA
2 7 (7.45%) ClearCase
3 6 (6.38%) StarTeam
4 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
4 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
4 5 (5.32%) Subversion
5 4 (4.26%) Hudson
6 1 (1.06%) Ant
6 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.06%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.06%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.06%) FishEye
6 1 (1.06%) Gradle
6 1 (1.06%) Maven
6 1 (1.06%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 2 (2.13%) Banking
3 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (30.85%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (18.09%) Unix Engineer
3 15 (15.96%) Administrator
4 13 (13.83%) Systems Administrator
5 11 (11.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) Support Engineer
6 9 (9.57%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Designer
7 7 (7.45%) Principal Engineer
7 7 (7.45%) Senior Designer
8 6 (6.38%) Architect
8 6 (6.38%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Applications Support
10 3 (3.19%) Applications Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Applications Support Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Data Architect
10 3 (3.19%) Data Centre Architect
10 3 (3.19%) Support Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (24.47%) LAMP
2 11 (11.70%) J2EE
3 3 (3.19%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.13%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.13%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.06%) Middleware
5 1 (1.06%) SAML
5 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (20.21%) Wiki
2 10 (10.64%) iPad
3 9 (9.57%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (5.32%) Clustering
5 5 (5.32%) Digital Media
6 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.26%) ASTM
6 4 (4.26%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.13%) CMDB
8 1 (1.06%) Blackberry
8 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
8 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 78 (82.98%) Linux
2 38 (40.43%) Unix
3 33 (35.11%) Windows
4 29 (30.85%) CentOS
5 25 (26.60%) Solaris
6 18 (19.15%) Windows Server
7 13 (13.83%) Mac OS X
8 12 (12.77%) Mac OS X Server
9 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (8.51%) SUSE
11 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (6.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (5.32%) Debian
14 4 (4.26%) AIX
14 4 (4.26%) Ubuntu
15 3 (3.19%) HPUX
15 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
16 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000
16 1 (1.06%) Windows NT
16 1 (1.06%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) ITIL
2 22 (23.40%) Configuration Management
3 20 (21.28%) Unit Testing
4 16 (17.02%) Load Balancing
5 12 (12.77%) DevOps
6 8 (8.51%) Asset Management
6 8 (8.51%) Open Source
7 6 (6.38%) High Availability
8 5 (5.32%) Validation
9 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (4.26%) Migration
9 4 (4.26%) Workflow
10 3 (3.19%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.19%) Change Control
10 3 (3.19%) Patch Management
10 3 (3.19%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (2.13%) Database Theory
11 2 (2.13%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 73 (77.66%) Perl
2 40 (42.55%) Shell Script
3 33 (35.11%) Bash Shell
4 28 (29.79%) Python
5 21 (22.34%) C-shell
5 21 (22.34%) Korn
6 14 (14.89%) Java
7 13 (13.83%) SQL
8 9 (9.57%) sed
9 8 (8.51%) AWK
10 4 (4.26%) MUMPS
11 3 (3.19%) PHP
12 2 (2.13%) Ruby
13 1 (1.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (36.17%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.40%) SC Cleared
3 15 (15.96%) RHCE
4 5 (5.32%) Degree
5 4 (4.26%) CCNA
5 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.13%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.06%) HND
7 1 (1.06%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.26%) HL7
System Software
1 34 (36.17%) Active Directory
2 28 (29.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.83%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (8.51%) NFS
5 7 (7.45%) StorNext
6 6 (6.38%) iptables
7 4 (4.26%) Postfix
7 4 (4.26%) XenServer
8 3 (3.19%) vSphere
9 2 (2.13%) GPFS
9 2 (2.13%) Sendmail
9 2 (2.13%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 2 (2.13%) VMware Server
9 2 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 30 (31.91%) Puppet
2 12 (12.77%) Nagios
2 12 (12.77%) WSUS
3 4 (4.26%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.19%) Graphite
4 3 (3.19%) logstash
5 2 (2.13%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.13%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.06%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.06%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.06%) OpenView
6 1 (1.06%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (56.38%) Red Hat
2 38 (40.43%) VMware
3 23 (24.47%) Oracle
4 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
4 12 (12.77%) NetApp
5 11 (11.70%) Apple
5 11 (11.70%) F5
6 10 (10.64%) CheckPoint
7 9 (9.57%) HP
8 6 (6.38%) Citrix
9 3 (3.19%) Cisco
9 3 (3.19%) Veritas
10 2 (2.13%) BMC
10 2 (2.13%) DataSynapse
10 2 (2.13%) Isilon
10 2 (2.13%) NETGEAR
10 2 (2.13%) Reuters
10 2 (2.13%) Solace
10 2 (2.13%) Splunk
11 1 (1.06%) 3PAR