The table below looks at the statistics for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 410 401 409
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs citing Samba 2 17 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.008% 0.069% 0.053%
As % of the System Software category 0.090% 0.85% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 14 8
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£388 £464 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.44% +9.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £305 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £330 -
% change year-on-year
+17.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Samba
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2211 2011 2083
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.13% 8.12% 7.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1382 1206 1193
Average daily rate £375 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 155 161 181
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.93 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Samba across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Samba Jobs Demand Trend in London

Samba
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Samba across the London region.

Samba Daily Rate Trend in London

Samba
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Samba across the London region.

Samba Hourly Rate Trend in London

Samba
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the London region over the 3 months to 21 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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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
City of London - 1 £375 - 1
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 3 (37.50%) NFS
4 3 (37.50%) IBM
4 3 (37.50%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (25.00%) Ant
5 2 (25.00%) MS Office
5 2 (25.00%) ITIL
5 2 (25.00%) AIX
5 2 (25.00%) HPUX
5 2 (25.00%) Apache
5 2 (25.00%) RUP
5 2 (25.00%) LDAP
5 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
5 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
5 2 (25.00%) Sun
5 2 (25.00%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
5 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2000
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) SAS
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Drupal
2 1 (12.50%) MediaWiki
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) WebLogic
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) LDAP
1 2 (25.00%) LAN
1 2 (25.00%) WAN
1 2 (25.00%) SAN
1 2 (25.00%) X.500
1 2 (25.00%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (12.50%) OpenVPN
2 1 (12.50%) SSH
2 1 (12.50%) FTP
2 1 (12.50%) Kerberos
2 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (25.00%) ClearQuest
1 2 (25.00%) CruiseControl
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Solaris Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Management Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) JSP
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
2 1 (12.50%) JSF
2 1 (12.50%) Zend Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mainframe
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
1 1 (12.50%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Solaris
4 2 (25.00%) AIX
4 2 (25.00%) HPUX
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (12.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) RUP
1 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (25.00%) CMMI
1 2 (25.00%) Migration
1 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Identity Management
2 1 (12.50%) ERP
2 1 (12.50%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Perl
2 4 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) NFS
2 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) RACF
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 1 (12.50%) ACF2
2 1 (12.50%) KVM
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (12.50%) CA SiteMinder
1 1 (12.50%) BladeLogic
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Manager
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
2 3 (37.50%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Sun
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) JBoss
4 1 (12.50%) Zend
4 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) BMC
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Veritas