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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Samba
UK / England
Rank 539 566 543
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -23
Contract jobs citing Samba 34 38 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.082% 0.083% 0.084%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 0.81% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 28 26
Median daily rate £360 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £239 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £422 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Median hourly rate £47.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £40.00

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
5007 4703 4784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.05% 10.27% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 3164 2844 2649
Median daily rate £400 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £185 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 338 462 554
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.95 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.40 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +18 22 £450 +26.76% 4
South East +24 8 £350 +112.12% 2
North East - 2 £285 -
South West -9 1 £215 -41.89% 2
Midlands - 1 - -
Samba
UK

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 49 (85.96%) Linux
2 34 (59.65%) Unix
3 28 (49.12%) VMware
4 25 (43.86%) LDAP
4 25 (43.86%) NFS
5 24 (42.11%) DNS
6 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
6 23 (40.35%) Red Hat
6 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
6 23 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
7 22 (38.60%) HP
7 22 (38.60%) Perl
8 21 (36.84%) Windows
9 19 (33.33%) Solaris
9 19 (33.33%) SAN
10 15 (26.32%) Configuration Management
10 15 (26.32%) SQL
11 14 (24.56%) ITIL
11 14 (24.56%) Nagios
12 13 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 13 (22.81%) vSphere
13 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
13 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
13 12 (21.05%) Oracle
13 12 (21.05%) Sun
13 12 (21.05%) WAN
13 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
14 11 (19.30%) Python
15 10 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
15 10 (17.54%) Finance

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 10 (17.54%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (15.79%) Apache
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2000
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 4 (7.02%) IIS
3 4 (7.02%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.02%) OpenStack
3 4 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.26%) nginx
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (12.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 25 (43.86%) LDAP
2 24 (42.11%) DNS
3 23 (40.35%) TCP/IP
4 19 (33.33%) SAN
5 12 (21.05%) WAN
6 8 (14.04%) iSCSI
6 8 (14.04%) SNMP
7 7 (12.28%) Multicast
8 6 (10.53%) Structured Cabling
9 5 (8.77%) PCoIP
10 4 (7.02%) DHCP
10 4 (7.02%) LAN
10 4 (7.02%) SSL
11 3 (5.26%) Firewall
11 3 (5.26%) FTP
11 3 (5.26%) SSH
11 3 (5.26%) X.500
12 2 (3.51%) IMAP
13 1 (1.75%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (15.79%) MySQL
3 4 (7.02%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.53%) ClearCase
1 6 (10.53%) StarTeam
2 1 (1.75%) Metasploit
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Administrator
1 14 (24.56%) Linux Engineer
1 14 (24.56%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (22.81%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (15.79%) Unix Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.77%) HPUX Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Support Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Unix Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 4 (7.02%) Applications Support Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Linux Specialist
7 4 (7.02%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.02%) Systems Integrator
7 4 (7.02%) Unix Systems Integrator
8 3 (5.26%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) LAMP
2 7 (12.28%) ELK Stack
3 4 (7.02%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Clustering
1 6 (10.53%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.02%) RIA
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Derivative
4 2 (3.51%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 49 (85.96%) Linux
2 34 (59.65%) Unix
3 21 (36.84%) Windows
4 19 (33.33%) Solaris
5 13 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (15.79%) HPUX
6 9 (15.79%) Windows Server
7 8 (14.04%) FreeBSD
8 7 (12.28%) AIX
9 4 (7.02%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (5.26%) Debian
10 3 (5.26%) Mac OS
11 2 (3.51%) Android
11 2 (3.51%) SUSE
11 2 (3.51%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.51%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.75%) Fedora
12 1 (1.75%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Configuration Management
2 14 (24.56%) ITIL
3 9 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.28%) Change Control
5 7 (12.28%) Open Source
6 6 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
6 6 (10.53%) Server Virtualisation
6 6 (10.53%) Service Management
7 5 (8.77%) Patch Management
8 4 (7.02%) Change Management
8 4 (7.02%) High Availability
8 4 (7.02%) Operational Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.02%) SDLC
9 2 (3.51%) Capacity Planning
9 2 (3.51%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.51%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (3.51%) Programme Management
9 2 (3.51%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.51%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) Perl
2 15 (26.32%) SQL
3 12 (21.05%) Bash Shell
3 12 (21.05%) Shell Script
4 11 (19.30%) Python
5 8 (14.04%) C-shell
5 8 (14.04%) Korn
5 8 (14.04%) tcsh
6 4 (7.02%) Java
6 4 (7.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (40.35%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 10 (17.54%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.51%) RHCE
4 2 (3.51%) RHCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) ISO27005
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (43.86%) NFS
2 23 (40.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (22.81%) vSphere
4 8 (14.04%) Snort
5 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
6 6 (10.53%) VMware Server
6 6 (10.53%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (7.02%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (3.51%) Dovecot
8 2 (3.51%) GlusterFS
8 2 (3.51%) Postfix
8 2 (3.51%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.75%) KVM
9 1 (1.75%) Squid
Systems Management
1 14 (24.56%) Nagios
2 10 (17.54%) logstash
3 8 (14.04%) Puppet
3 8 (14.04%) Red Hat Satellite
4 7 (12.28%) Kibana
4 7 (12.28%) Oracle ZFS
4 7 (12.28%) SmokePing
5 6 (10.53%) NetBackup
5 6 (10.53%) OpenView
6 5 (8.77%) Ansible
6 5 (8.77%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (5.26%) Graphite
8 3 (5.26%) systemd
9 2 (3.51%) BladeLogic
9 2 (3.51%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (1.75%) Nessus
10 1 (1.75%) OpenVAS
10 1 (1.75%) OSSEC
10 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 28 (49.12%) VMware
2 23 (40.35%) Red Hat
3 22 (38.60%) HP
4 12 (21.05%) Oracle
4 12 (21.05%) Sun
5 8 (14.04%) 3PAR
5 8 (14.04%) Veritas
6 6 (10.53%) Brocade
6 6 (10.53%) Cisco
6 6 (10.53%) NetApp
6 6 (10.53%) NETGEAR
7 2 (3.51%) BMC
7 2 (3.51%) EMC
7 2 (3.51%) IBM
7 2 (3.51%) Symantec
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.75%) Sourcefire