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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 591 604 558
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -46
Contract jobs citing Samba 45 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.090% 0.033% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 0.30% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 8 29
Median daily rate £375 £306 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% -15.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £293 £174
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £502 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £439 £363
% change year-on-year
-19.65% +21.03%
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
6124 5600 5113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.27% 10.83% 10.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3898 3249 2799
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 £200 £173
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 395 572 635
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +9.67%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +12 14 £393 +30.83% 2
North East - 11 £330 -
South West +6 10 £393 -
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
South East +11 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £350 -
Samba
UK

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 83 (90.22%) Linux
2 69 (75.00%) Perl
3 57 (61.96%) Red Hat
4 51 (55.43%) TCP/IP
5 45 (48.91%) Apache
6 40 (43.48%) Unix
7 37 (40.22%) ITIL
8 34 (36.96%) Shell Script
8 34 (36.96%) VMware
8 34 (36.96%) Security Cleared
8 34 (36.96%) Bash Shell
8 34 (36.96%) Puppet
9 32 (34.78%) CentOS
10 30 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
10 30 (32.61%) SAN
11 29 (31.52%) LDAP
11 29 (31.52%) MySQL
12 28 (30.43%) Solaris
12 28 (30.43%) Active Directory
13 27 (29.35%) Oracle
13 27 (29.35%) Windows
14 25 (27.17%) DNS
14 25 (27.17%) LAMP
14 25 (27.17%) Configuration Management
15 24 (26.09%) WAN
15 24 (26.09%) FTP
16 22 (23.91%) Python
16 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
16 22 (23.91%) Korn
16 22 (23.91%) JIRA

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 45 (48.91%) Apache
2 18 (19.57%) Tomcat
3 12 (13.04%) MQSeries
4 8 (8.70%) IIS
5 7 (7.61%) Confluence
6 5 (5.43%) JBoss
6 5 (5.43%) MediaWiki
6 5 (5.43%) nginx
6 5 (5.43%) OpenStack
7 3 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.17%) WebSphere
8 2 (2.17%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.09%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (55.43%) TCP/IP
2 30 (32.61%) SAN
3 29 (31.52%) LDAP
4 25 (27.17%) DNS
5 24 (26.09%) FTP
5 24 (26.09%) WAN
6 20 (21.74%) Firewall
7 19 (20.65%) iSCSI
8 18 (19.57%) VPN
9 16 (17.39%) IPsec
9 16 (17.39%) Network Security
10 14 (15.22%) NAS
11 12 (13.04%) HTTP
11 12 (13.04%) HTTPS
12 11 (11.96%) tcpdump
12 11 (11.96%) Wireshark
13 7 (7.61%) Fibre Channel
14 5 (5.43%) LAN
15 4 (4.35%) BGP
15 4 (4.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (31.52%) MySQL
2 10 (10.87%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.61%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.09%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (23.91%) JIRA
2 8 (8.70%) ClearCase
3 7 (7.61%) StarTeam
4 6 (6.52%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.52%) Subversion
5 5 (5.43%) Hudson
6 1 (1.09%) Ant
6 1 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.09%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.09%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.09%) FishEye
6 1 (1.09%) Gradle
6 1 (1.09%) Maven
6 1 (1.09%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 3 (3.26%) Banking
3 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (31.52%) Linux Engineer
2 17 (18.48%) Unix Engineer
3 13 (14.13%) Administrator
4 11 (11.96%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 10 (10.87%) Systems Administrator
6 9 (9.78%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 8 (8.70%) Designer
8 7 (7.61%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Principal Engineer
8 7 (7.61%) Senior Designer
9 6 (6.52%) Architect
9 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
10 4 (4.35%) Consultant
10 4 (4.35%) Linux Administrator
11 3 (3.26%) Analyst
11 3 (3.26%) Data Architect
11 3 (3.26%) Data Centre Architect
11 3 (3.26%) Linux Consultant
11 3 (3.26%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 2 (2.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (27.17%) LAMP
2 12 (13.04%) J2EE
3 4 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (2.17%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (2.17%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.09%) Middleware
5 1 (1.09%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) Wiki
2 11 (11.96%) iPad
3 9 (9.78%) Data Centre
4 7 (7.61%) Management Information System
5 6 (6.52%) Clustering
6 5 (5.43%) Digital Media
7 4 (4.35%) ASTM
7 4 (4.35%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.17%) CMDB
9 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 83 (90.22%) Linux
2 40 (43.48%) Unix
3 32 (34.78%) CentOS
4 28 (30.43%) Solaris
5 27 (29.35%) Windows
6 12 (13.04%) Windows Server
6 12 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (7.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (7.61%) SUSE
7 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (6.52%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.43%) Debian
9 5 (5.43%) Mac OS X Server
9 5 (5.43%) Ubuntu
10 4 (4.35%) AIX
11 3 (3.26%) HPUX
12 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
13 1 (1.09%) Android
13 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
13 1 (1.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.22%) ITIL
2 25 (27.17%) Configuration Management
3 21 (22.83%) Unit Testing
4 18 (19.57%) Load Balancing
5 14 (15.22%) DevOps
6 8 (8.70%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.61%) High Availability
8 5 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (5.43%) Validation
9 4 (4.35%) Migration
9 4 (4.35%) Workflow
10 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.26%) Change Control
10 3 (3.26%) Incident Management
10 3 (3.26%) Open Source
10 3 (3.26%) Patch Management
10 3 (3.26%) Server Virtualisation
11 2 (2.17%) Business Continuity Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (75.00%) Perl
2 34 (36.96%) Bash Shell
2 34 (36.96%) Shell Script
3 22 (23.91%) C-shell
3 22 (23.91%) Korn
3 22 (23.91%) Python
4 15 (16.30%) Java
5 12 (13.04%) SQL
6 9 (9.78%) sed
7 8 (8.70%) AWK
8 4 (4.35%) MUMPS
9 2 (2.17%) PHP
10 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 34 (36.96%) Security Cleared
2 22 (23.91%) SC Cleared
3 17 (18.48%) RHCE
4 6 (6.52%) Degree
5 4 (4.35%) CCNA
5 4 (4.35%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.26%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.09%) HND
7 1 (1.09%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) HL7
2 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (32.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (30.43%) Active Directory
3 14 (15.22%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (8.70%) NFS
5 7 (7.61%) iptables
5 7 (7.61%) StorNext
6 5 (5.43%) Postfix
6 5 (5.43%) XenServer
7 3 (3.26%) vSphere
8 2 (2.17%) GPFS
8 2 (2.17%) Sendmail
8 2 (2.17%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 2 (2.17%) VMware Server
8 2 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (36.96%) Puppet
2 13 (14.13%) Nagios
3 5 (5.43%) WSUS
3 5 (5.43%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.26%) Graphite
4 3 (3.26%) logstash
5 2 (2.17%) BladeLogic
5 2 (2.17%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (2.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 1 (1.09%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.09%) NetVault Backup
6 1 (1.09%) OpenView
6 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.09%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 57 (61.96%) Red Hat
2 34 (36.96%) VMware
3 27 (29.35%) Oracle
4 13 (14.13%) NetApp
5 12 (13.04%) F5
6 11 (11.96%) CheckPoint
6 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
7 9 (9.78%) HP
8 7 (7.61%) Citrix
9 5 (5.43%) Apple
10 3 (3.26%) Cisco
10 3 (3.26%) Veritas
11 2 (2.17%) BMC
11 2 (2.17%) DataSynapse
11 2 (2.17%) Isilon
11 2 (2.17%) NETGEAR
11 2 (2.17%) Reuters
11 2 (2.17%) Solace
11 2 (2.17%) Splunk
12 1 (1.09%) Sonatype