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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 554 525 547
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +22
Contract jobs citing Samba 29 40 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.083% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 0.58% 0.85% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 21 7
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£375 £345 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -13.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £280 £242
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £330 -
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
4980 4720 4525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.73% 9.81% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2806 2469 2231
Average daily rate £325 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £176 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 562 560
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -17 20 £375 +25.00%
London +4 1 £400 -13.74% 5
South East -26 1 £475 +43.93% 1
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
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Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 48 (85.71%) Linux
2 40 (71.43%) Red Hat
3 33 (58.93%) Apache
4 32 (57.14%) Windows
5 31 (55.36%) VMware
6 28 (50.00%) LAN
6 28 (50.00%) WAN
7 27 (48.21%) Ruby
7 27 (48.21%) Bash Shell
8 26 (46.43%) Jenkins
8 26 (46.43%) LAMP
8 26 (46.43%) Perl
9 25 (44.64%) Firewall
9 25 (44.64%) Puppet
9 25 (44.64%) DevOps
10 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (42.86%) CentOS
10 24 (42.86%) PHP
10 24 (42.86%) Java
11 23 (41.07%) Ubuntu
11 23 (41.07%) nginx
12 22 (39.29%) Postfix
12 22 (39.29%) Debian
13 21 (37.50%) LDAP
14 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
14 20 (35.71%) Hudson
15 18 (32.14%) VPN
15 18 (32.14%) Citrix
16 17 (30.36%) MySQL

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 33 (58.93%) Apache
2 23 (41.07%) nginx
3 16 (28.57%) Confluence
4 14 (25.00%) MediaWiki
5 4 (7.14%) Drupal
6 3 (5.36%) Moodle
7 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.57%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.79%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.79%) IIS
8 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.79%) SAS
8 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (50.00%) LAN
1 28 (50.00%) WAN
2 25 (44.64%) Firewall
3 21 (37.50%) LDAP
4 18 (32.14%) VPN
5 16 (28.57%) Network Security
6 14 (25.00%) IPv6
7 13 (23.21%) IPsec
7 13 (23.21%) OSPF
7 13 (23.21%) BGP
7 13 (23.21%) EIGRP
8 8 (14.29%) DNS
9 5 (8.93%) DHCP
10 4 (7.14%) SAN
11 2 (3.57%) OpenLDAP
11 2 (3.57%) VLAN
11 2 (3.57%) FTP
11 2 (3.57%) X.500
12 1 (1.79%) PBX
12 1 (1.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) MySQL
2 16 (28.57%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (23.21%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 26 (46.43%) Jenkins
2 20 (35.71%) Git (software)
2 20 (35.71%) Hudson
3 16 (28.57%) JIRA
4 15 (26.79%) Subversion
5 3 (5.36%) Ant
5 3 (5.36%) ClearCase
5 3 (5.36%) CruiseControl
6 2 (3.57%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Administrator
2 15 (26.79%) Linux Administrator
2 15 (26.79%) DevOps Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (21.43%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (19.64%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (19.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) UNIX Engineer
7 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Technician
9 2 (3.57%) Consultant
9 2 (3.57%) Systems Support
9 2 (3.57%) Configuration Manager
10 1 (1.79%) Management Consultant
10 1 (1.79%) Identity Management Consultant
10 1 (1.79%) Linux Support
10 1 (1.79%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Server Support
10 1 (1.79%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (46.43%) LAMP
2 4 (7.14%) J2EE
3 1 (1.79%) JSP
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
3 1 (1.79%) Zend Framework
3 1 (1.79%) Django
3 1 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.79%) JSF
3 1 (1.79%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Wiki
2 5 (8.93%) Replication
3 4 (7.14%) Clustering
3 4 (7.14%) Animation
4 3 (5.36%) VLE
5 1 (1.79%) MPEG
5 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 48 (85.71%) Linux
2 32 (57.14%) Windows
3 24 (42.86%) CentOS
4 23 (41.07%) Ubuntu
5 22 (39.29%) Debian
6 14 (25.00%) UNIX
6 14 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (23.21%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (14.29%) Solaris
9 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
10 6 (10.71%) AIX
11 3 (5.36%) Scientific Linux
12 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (3.57%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (3.57%) SUSE
12 2 (3.57%) HPUX
13 1 (1.79%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.79%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (44.64%) DevOps
2 24 (42.86%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (23.21%) Data Modelling
5 7 (12.50%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.36%) Configuration Management
7 3 (5.36%) Migration
7 3 (5.36%) Build Automation
8 2 (3.57%) CMMI
8 2 (3.57%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.57%) Time Management
8 2 (3.57%) Project Management
8 2 (3.57%) RUP
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL
9 1 (1.79%) ERP
9 1 (1.79%) SOA
9 1 (1.79%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.79%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 27 (48.21%) Ruby
1 27 (48.21%) Bash Shell
2 26 (46.43%) Perl
3 24 (42.86%) PHP
3 24 (42.86%) Java
4 14 (25.00%) SQL
5 10 (17.86%) Python
6 9 (16.07%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) C
7 1 (1.79%) Korn
7 1 (1.79%) AWK
7 1 (1.79%) sed
Qualifications
1 8 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (10.71%) CCNA
3 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.57%) RHCE
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) Postfix
2 20 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (30.36%) XenServer
4 15 (26.79%) NFS
5 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
6 5 (8.93%) Sendmail
7 4 (7.14%) KVM
8 3 (5.36%) Xen
9 2 (3.57%) VMware ESX
9 2 (3.57%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.79%) RACF
10 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.79%) qmail
10 1 (1.79%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 25 (44.64%) Puppet
2 17 (30.36%) ZABBIX
3 7 (12.50%) Salt
3 7 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 2 (3.57%) nmon
4 2 (3.57%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (1.79%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 40 (71.43%) Red Hat
2 31 (55.36%) VMware
3 18 (32.14%) Citrix
4 12 (21.43%) Oracle
5 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 4 (7.14%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) JBoss
6 3 (5.36%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.57%) Sun
7 2 (3.57%) EMC
7 2 (3.57%) Cisco
8 1 (1.79%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.79%) SAP
8 1 (1.79%) CA
8 1 (1.79%) Zend
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