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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 563 525 512
Rank change year-on-year
-38 -13
Contract jobs citing Samba 23 30 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.063% 0.096%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.64% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 27 36
Average daily rate
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£313 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £173 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £413 £335
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +23.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 - -
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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
5154 4712 4426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.17% 9.84% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2982 2593 2204
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 577 599
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £29.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -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 3 July 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 3 July 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
London -7 10 £300 -18.64% 5
South West -25 7 - -
East of England - 3 £445 - 1
South East -12 2 £135 -71.57%
East Midlands - 1 - -
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Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 63 (74.12%) Linux
1 63 (74.12%) Windows
2 48 (56.47%) Perl
3 46 (54.12%) Active Directory
4 41 (48.24%) VMware
5 31 (36.47%) Puppet
6 30 (35.29%) Red Hat
7 29 (34.12%) Solaris
8 28 (32.94%) Apache
8 28 (32.94%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (31.76%) Firewall
9 27 (31.76%) Security Cleared
10 26 (30.59%) SC Cleared
11 25 (29.41%) Ubuntu
12 24 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
12 24 (28.24%) LDAP
12 24 (28.24%) UNIX
12 24 (28.24%) Oracle
13 23 (27.06%) LAN
13 23 (27.06%) WAN
14 21 (24.71%) CentOS
14 21 (24.71%) Python
14 21 (24.71%) SAN
14 21 (24.71%) Shell Script
15 20 (23.53%) VPN
15 20 (23.53%) Postfix
15 20 (23.53%) DevOps
15 20 (23.53%) iptables
16 19 (22.35%) Hudson
16 19 (22.35%) Jenkins

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 28 (32.94%) Apache
2 16 (18.82%) nginx
2 16 (18.82%) Confluence
2 16 (18.82%) MediaWiki
3 10 (11.76%) IIS
3 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.24%) Tomcat
5 4 (4.71%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.53%) JBoss
6 3 (3.53%) MS Exchange
6 3 (3.53%) iPlanet
6 3 (3.53%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (3.53%) Lync
6 3 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.35%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.35%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.35%) MS Project
3 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.76%) Firewall
2 24 (28.24%) LDAP
3 23 (27.06%) LAN
3 23 (27.06%) WAN
4 21 (24.71%) SAN
5 20 (23.53%) VPN
6 19 (22.35%) TCP/IP
7 14 (16.47%) DNS
8 12 (14.12%) IPv6
8 12 (14.12%) OSPF
8 12 (14.12%) BGP
8 12 (14.12%) EIGRP
8 12 (14.12%) IPsec
8 12 (14.12%) Network Security
9 7 (8.24%) VLAN
9 7 (8.24%) NAS
10 6 (7.06%) iSCSI
11 5 (5.88%) SNMP
11 5 (5.88%) DHCP
12 4 (4.71%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.35%) MySQL
1 19 (22.35%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (9.41%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.18%) MS Access
7 1 (1.18%) DB2
7 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 19 (22.35%) Hudson
1 19 (22.35%) Jenkins
2 18 (21.18%) JIRA
3 16 (18.82%) Git (software)
3 16 (18.82%) Subversion
4 2 (2.35%) Toad
5 1 (1.18%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.18%) StarTeam
5 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.18%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (25.88%) Linux Engineer
2 21 (24.71%) Administrator
3 17 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (16.47%) DevOps Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 13 (15.29%) Designer
5 13 (15.29%) Senior Designer
6 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) UNIX Engineer
8 8 (9.41%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
10 6 (7.06%) Linux Administrator
10 6 (7.06%) Developer
11 5 (5.88%) Programmer
12 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
12 4 (4.71%) Linux Systems Engineer
13 3 (3.53%) Network Administrator
14 2 (2.35%) UNIX Systems Administrator
14 2 (2.35%) UNIX Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (4.71%) LAMP
3 3 (3.53%) J2EE
4 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.35%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.18%) XML
5 1 (1.18%) CGI
5 1 (1.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Wiki
2 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 13 (15.29%) Clustering
4 12 (14.12%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.35%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.35%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.18%) Replication
7 1 (1.18%) Freedom of Information
7 1 (1.18%) Statistics
7 1 (1.18%) Freedom of Information Act
7 1 (1.18%) Informatics
7 1 (1.18%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.18%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 63 (74.12%) Windows
1 63 (74.12%) Linux
2 29 (34.12%) Solaris
3 28 (32.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 25 (29.41%) Ubuntu
5 24 (28.24%) UNIX
6 21 (24.71%) CentOS
7 18 (21.18%) Debian
8 17 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 14 (16.47%) Mac OS X Server
10 11 (12.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (12.94%) AIX
11 8 (9.41%) Windows 7
11 8 (9.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (8.24%) Mac OS X
13 3 (3.53%) SUSE
13 3 (3.53%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) DevOps
2 19 (22.35%) Continuous Integration
3 14 (16.47%) Build Automation
3 14 (16.47%) Open Source
3 14 (16.47%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (16.47%) Configuration Management
3 14 (16.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (14.12%) Load Balancing
5 10 (11.76%) ITIL
5 10 (11.76%) Patch Management
6 8 (9.41%) Service Delivery
7 7 (8.24%) Migration
8 6 (7.06%) Data Modelling
8 6 (7.06%) Database Theory
8 6 (7.06%) Relational Database Theory
9 4 (4.71%) Change Management
9 4 (4.71%) High Availability
10 3 (3.53%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.53%) Project Management
10 3 (3.53%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (56.47%) Perl
2 21 (24.71%) Python
2 21 (24.71%) Shell Script
3 17 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 15 (17.65%) Java
5 14 (16.47%) Ruby
6 10 (11.76%) PHP
6 10 (11.76%) SQL
7 7 (8.24%) C++
8 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
9 5 (5.88%) Korn
10 4 (4.71%) C#
11 3 (3.53%) C-shell
12 2 (2.35%) VB
13 1 (1.18%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (31.76%) Security Cleared
2 26 (30.59%) SC Cleared
3 14 (16.47%) RHCE
4 12 (14.12%) DV Cleared
5 9 (10.59%) CCNA
5 9 (10.59%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (4.71%) Degree
7 3 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.35%) MCSE
8 2 (2.35%) MCSA
9 1 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) GxP
1 2 (2.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (54.12%) Active Directory
2 24 (28.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (23.53%) Postfix
3 20 (23.53%) iptables
4 13 (15.29%) XenServer
5 9 (10.59%) NFS
6 5 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.71%) vSphere
7 4 (4.71%) Veritas Volume Manager
8 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
8 3 (3.53%) XenApp
8 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
8 3 (3.53%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.53%) KVM
9 2 (2.35%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.18%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.18%) Firmware
10 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 31 (36.47%) Puppet
2 16 (18.82%) ZABBIX
3 14 (16.47%) WSUS
4 10 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 9 (10.59%) Salt
6 8 (9.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (3.53%) OpenView
7 3 (3.53%) SCCM
7 3 (3.53%) Ansible
8 2 (2.35%) DatAdvantage
8 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Satellite
8 2 (2.35%) Nagios
9 1 (1.18%) NetBackup
9 1 (1.18%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 1 (1.18%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 1 (1.18%) MOM
9 1 (1.18%) BMC PATROL
9 1 (1.18%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (48.24%) VMware
2 30 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 24 (28.24%) Oracle
4 19 (22.35%) Cisco
5 18 (21.18%) Sun
6 13 (15.29%) Citrix
6 13 (15.29%) Apple
7 8 (9.41%) HP
8 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
9 5 (5.88%) Veritas
10 4 (4.71%) NetApp
11 3 (3.53%) NetIQ
11 3 (3.53%) Brocade
11 3 (3.53%) PlateSpin
11 3 (3.53%) ProCurve
11 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
11 3 (3.53%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.53%) F5
12 2 (2.35%) Opsware
12 2 (2.35%) Varonis