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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 550 517 556
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +39
Contract jobs citing Samba 22 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.043% 0.075% 0.045%
As % of the System Software category 0.44% 0.76% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 14 10
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£419 £326 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.45% -7.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £455 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £438 £326 £353
% change year-on-year
+34.20% -7.51%
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
5005 4727 4534
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.81% 8.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 2797 2531 2240
Average daily rate £340 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £179 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £318 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 620 548 557
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -11 13 £450 +50.00%
London +5 1 £388 +5.08% 5
South East -16 1 £450 +37.61%
North East - - - -
North West - - - -
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Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (91.38%) Linux
2 45 (77.59%) Red Hat
3 37 (63.79%) Apache
4 34 (58.62%) VMware
5 32 (55.17%) Windows
6 31 (53.45%) LAN
6 31 (53.45%) WAN
6 31 (53.45%) Bash Shell
7 30 (51.72%) Ruby
8 29 (50.00%) LAMP
8 29 (50.00%) Jenkins
9 28 (48.28%) Puppet
9 28 (48.28%) DevOps
9 28 (48.28%) Firewall
9 28 (48.28%) Perl
9 28 (48.28%) PHP
10 27 (46.55%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (46.55%) CentOS
11 26 (44.83%) Ubuntu
12 24 (41.38%) LDAP
13 23 (39.66%) Postfix
13 23 (39.66%) Hudson
13 23 (39.66%) nginx
14 22 (37.93%) Debian
15 21 (36.21%) Java
15 21 (36.21%) Citrix
16 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 20 (34.48%) XenServer
16 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
17 18 (31.03%) VPN

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 37 (63.79%) Apache
2 23 (39.66%) nginx
3 16 (27.59%) Confluence
4 14 (24.14%) MediaWiki
5 4 (6.90%) Drupal
6 3 (5.17%) Moodle
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (3.45%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.72%) IIS
8 1 (1.72%) SAS
8 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (53.45%) LAN
1 31 (53.45%) WAN
2 28 (48.28%) Firewall
3 24 (41.38%) LDAP
4 18 (31.03%) VPN
5 16 (27.59%) Network Security
6 14 (24.14%) IPv6
7 13 (22.41%) OSPF
7 13 (22.41%) BGP
7 13 (22.41%) EIGRP
7 13 (22.41%) IPsec
8 9 (15.52%) DNS
9 6 (10.34%) DHCP
10 5 (8.62%) SAN
11 3 (5.17%) FTP
12 2 (3.45%) OpenLDAP
12 2 (3.45%) VLAN
12 2 (3.45%) X.500
13 1 (1.72%) PBX
13 1 (1.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) MySQL
2 16 (27.59%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (22.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 23 (39.66%) Hudson
3 20 (34.48%) Git (software)
4 16 (27.59%) JIRA
5 15 (25.86%) Subversion
General
1 1 (1.72%) Finance
1 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
1 1 (1.72%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) DevOps Engineer
1 18 (31.03%) Administrator
2 16 (27.59%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (24.14%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 13 (22.41%) Systems Administrator
5 12 (20.69%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (20.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (12.07%) UNIX Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Technician
9 2 (3.45%) Systems Support
9 2 (3.45%) Consultant
10 1 (1.72%) Management Consultant
10 1 (1.72%) Linux Support
10 1 (1.72%) AIX Administrator
10 1 (1.72%) UNIX Support
10 1 (1.72%) Linux Consultant
10 1 (1.72%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (1.72%) JSP
2 1 (1.72%) Web Services
2 1 (1.72%) J2EE
2 1 (1.72%) Zend Framework
2 1 (1.72%) Django
2 1 (1.72%) JSF
2 1 (1.72%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (1.72%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Wiki
2 6 (10.34%) Clustering
3 5 (8.62%) Replication
3 5 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.90%) Animation
5 3 (5.17%) VLE
6 1 (1.72%) MPEG
6 1 (1.72%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 53 (91.38%) Linux
2 32 (55.17%) Windows
3 27 (46.55%) CentOS
4 26 (44.83%) Ubuntu
5 22 (37.93%) Debian
6 16 (27.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (22.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (20.69%) UNIX
9 9 (15.52%) Solaris
10 7 (12.07%) Windows 7
11 4 (6.90%) AIX
12 3 (5.17%) Scientific Linux
13 2 (3.45%) SUSE
13 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (3.45%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (3.45%) HPUX
14 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
14 1 (1.72%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) DevOps
2 27 (46.55%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (27.59%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (27.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (22.41%) Data Modelling
5 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
5 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.17%) Migration
6 3 (5.17%) Build Automation
7 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Time Management
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
8 1 (1.72%) SOA
8 1 (1.72%) ERP
8 1 (1.72%) Identity Management
8 1 (1.72%) Coaching
8 1 (1.72%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.72%) Server Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (53.45%) Bash Shell
2 30 (51.72%) Ruby
3 28 (48.28%) Perl
3 28 (48.28%) PHP
4 21 (36.21%) Java
5 14 (24.14%) SQL
6 10 (17.24%) Python
6 10 (17.24%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) Korn
7 1 (1.72%) AWK
7 1 (1.72%) Bourne shell
7 1 (1.72%) sed
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Security Cleared
2 9 (15.52%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (15.52%) CCNA
3 7 (12.07%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) RHCE
System Software
1 23 (39.66%) Postfix
2 20 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (34.48%) XenServer
3 16 (27.59%) NFS
4 9 (15.52%) Active Directory
5 6 (10.34%) Sendmail
6 4 (6.90%) KVM
7 3 (5.17%) Xen
8 2 (3.45%) VMware ESX
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (1.72%) RACF
9 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (1.72%) Squid
9 1 (1.72%) GPFS
9 1 (1.72%) ACF2
9 1 (1.72%) Corosync
9 1 (1.72%) qmail
9 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
9 1 (1.72%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.72%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 28 (48.28%) Puppet
2 17 (29.31%) ZABBIX
3 10 (17.24%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (17.24%) Salt
4 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (3.45%) nmon
5 2 (3.45%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.72%) Nagios
6 1 (1.72%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (1.72%) Tivoli
6 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Legato
6 1 (1.72%) NetBackup
6 1 (1.72%) Cacti
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 45 (77.59%) Red Hat
2 34 (58.62%) VMware
3 21 (36.21%) Citrix
4 9 (15.52%) Oracle
5 5 (8.62%) HP
6 4 (6.90%) IBM
7 3 (5.17%) JBoss
7 3 (5.17%) Microsoft
7 3 (5.17%) Sun
7 3 (5.17%) EMC
8 2 (3.45%) Cisco
9 1 (1.72%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (1.72%) SAP
9 1 (1.72%) CA
9 1 (1.72%) Veritas
9 1 (1.72%) Zend
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