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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 580 534 510
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -24
Contract jobs citing Samba 17 37 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.32% 0.77% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 29 35
Average daily rate
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£306 £363 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.51% -19.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £174 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £363 £335
% change year-on-year
+21.03% +8.20%
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
5269 4809 4658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.20% 9.74% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3084 2666 2385
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 £195 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 542 594 605
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.12 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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 28 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 28 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 +3 7 £300 -18.64% 1
South West -18 6 - -
East of England -1 2 £565 +61.42%
South East -15 2 £313 -34.21% 1
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Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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 55 (80.88%) Windows
2 51 (75.00%) Linux
3 45 (66.18%) Perl
3 45 (66.18%) Active Directory
4 37 (54.41%) VMware
5 26 (38.24%) Puppet
6 24 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (35.29%) Oracle
6 24 (35.29%) Apache
6 24 (35.29%) Solaris
7 22 (32.35%) Shell Script
7 22 (32.35%) Security Cleared
7 22 (32.35%) Ubuntu
8 21 (30.88%) Firewall
8 21 (30.88%) SC Cleared
8 21 (30.88%) Python
9 19 (27.94%) Red Hat
9 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
9 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (26.47%) Cisco
10 18 (26.47%) LDAP
10 18 (26.47%) LAN
10 18 (26.47%) WAN
10 18 (26.47%) Sun
11 17 (25.00%) UNIX
11 17 (25.00%) MySQL
12 16 (23.53%) SAN
12 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
12 16 (23.53%) CentOS
13 15 (22.06%) Debian

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 24 (35.29%) Apache
2 13 (19.12%) nginx
3 10 (14.71%) Confluence
3 10 (14.71%) MediaWiki
4 8 (11.76%) Tomcat
4 8 (11.76%) IIS
4 8 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.88%) WebLogic
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
6 3 (4.41%) iPlanet
6 3 (4.41%) JBoss
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle Application Server
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (4.41%) Lync
6 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
7 2 (2.94%) WebLogic Portal
7 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (2.94%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 2 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.94%) MS Project
3 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) Firewall
2 19 (27.94%) TCP/IP
3 18 (26.47%) LDAP
3 18 (26.47%) LAN
3 18 (26.47%) WAN
4 16 (23.53%) SAN
5 14 (20.59%) VPN
5 14 (20.59%) DNS
6 7 (10.29%) OSPF
6 7 (10.29%) BGP
6 7 (10.29%) EIGRP
6 7 (10.29%) IPsec
6 7 (10.29%) VLAN
6 7 (10.29%) Network Security
6 7 (10.29%) iSCSI
6 7 (10.29%) NAS
6 7 (10.29%) IPv6
7 5 (7.35%) SNMP
7 5 (7.35%) DHCP
8 4 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (25.00%) MySQL
2 14 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.59%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.47%) MS Access
7 1 (1.47%) DB2
7 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 13 (19.12%) JIRA
1 13 (19.12%) Hudson
1 13 (19.12%) Jenkins
2 10 (14.71%) Git (software)
2 10 (14.71%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Toad
4 1 (1.47%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.47%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.47%) ClearCase
General
1 5 (7.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (29.41%) Administrator
2 18 (26.47%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (20.59%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (19.12%) Designer
4 13 (19.12%) Senior Designer
4 13 (19.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) DevOps Engineer
5 12 (17.65%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.29%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (7.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.35%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.88%) Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.41%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (4.41%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (2.94%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 2 (2.94%) Programmer
10 2 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
10 2 (2.94%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.35%) .NET
2 4 (5.88%) LAMP
3 3 (4.41%) J2EE
4 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.94%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.47%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.47%) 802.1X
5 1 (1.47%) XML
5 1 (1.47%) CGI
5 1 (1.47%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.12%) Wiki
2 12 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 10 (14.71%) Clustering
4 4 (5.88%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.94%) Grid Computing
5 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.47%) Replication
6 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.47%) Statistics
6 1 (1.47%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.47%) Informatics
6 1 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.47%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 55 (80.88%) Windows
2 51 (75.00%) Linux
3 24 (35.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 24 (35.29%) Solaris
4 22 (32.35%) Ubuntu
5 17 (25.00%) UNIX
6 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (23.53%) CentOS
7 15 (22.06%) Debian
8 14 (20.59%) Mac OS X Server
9 12 (17.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (13.24%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (10.29%) Mac OS X
12 4 (5.88%) AIX
13 3 (4.41%) HPUX
13 3 (4.41%) SUSE
13 3 (4.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.06%) Configuration Management
2 14 (20.59%) Open Source
2 14 (20.59%) DevOps
3 13 (19.12%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (14.71%) Build Automation
4 10 (14.71%) ITIL
5 9 (13.24%) Load Balancing
6 8 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
6 8 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 6 (8.82%) Database Theory
7 6 (8.82%) Relational Database Theory
8 4 (5.88%) Change Management
8 4 (5.88%) High Availability
9 3 (4.41%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (4.41%) Project Management
9 3 (4.41%) Patch Management
9 3 (4.41%) Procure-to-pay
10 2 (2.94%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 45 (66.18%) Perl
2 22 (32.35%) Shell Script
3 21 (30.88%) Python
4 14 (20.59%) Bash Shell
5 11 (16.18%) Ruby
5 11 (16.18%) SQL
6 10 (14.71%) PHP
7 7 (10.29%) Java
8 6 (8.82%) PowerShell
9 5 (7.35%) Korn
10 3 (4.41%) C-shell
11 2 (2.94%) C++
11 2 (2.94%) VB
12 1 (1.47%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.47%) VBA
12 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (32.35%) Security Cleared
2 21 (30.88%) SC Cleared
3 14 (20.59%) RHCE
4 13 (19.12%) DV Cleared
5 7 (10.29%) CCNA
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (5.88%) Degree
7 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.94%) MCSE
8 2 (2.94%) MCSA
9 1 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) GxP
1 2 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (66.18%) Active Directory
2 19 (27.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (20.59%) Postfix
3 14 (20.59%) iptables
4 9 (13.24%) NFS
5 7 (10.29%) XenServer
6 5 (7.35%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (5.88%) vSphere
7 4 (5.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
7 4 (5.88%) VMware ESX
8 3 (4.41%) XenDesktop
8 3 (4.41%) XenApp
8 3 (4.41%) KVM
9 2 (2.94%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.47%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.47%) Firmware
10 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (1.47%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 26 (38.24%) Puppet
2 14 (20.59%) WSUS
3 10 (14.71%) ZABBIX
4 8 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (10.29%) Salt
6 3 (4.41%) Ansible
6 3 (4.41%) SCCM
6 3 (4.41%) OpenView
7 2 (2.94%) Nagios
7 2 (2.94%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (2.94%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (1.47%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.47%) SCOM
8 1 (1.47%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (1.47%) Cacti
8 1 (1.47%) Dollar Universe
8 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
8 1 (1.47%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 1 (1.47%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 37 (54.41%) VMware
2 24 (35.29%) Oracle
3 19 (27.94%) Red Hat
4 18 (26.47%) Cisco
4 18 (26.47%) Sun
5 13 (19.12%) Apple
6 8 (11.76%) HP
7 7 (10.29%) Citrix
8 6 (8.82%) Microsoft
9 5 (7.35%) Veritas
10 4 (5.88%) NetApp
11 3 (4.41%) NetIQ
11 3 (4.41%) Brocade
11 3 (4.41%) PlateSpin
11 3 (4.41%) ProCurve
11 3 (4.41%) SolarWinds
11 3 (4.41%) 3PAR
11 3 (4.41%) F5
12 2 (2.94%) Opsware
12 2 (2.94%) Varonis