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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 395 396 347
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -49
Contract jobs citing Samba 8 21 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.088% 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.97% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 36
Average daily rate
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£425 £425 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £375 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £435 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £275 £413
% change year-on-year
+38.63% -33.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1950 2159 1727
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.57% 9.07% 8.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1275 1358 996
Average daily rate £375 £380 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 118 214
Average hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Samba across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Samba Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 December 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
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IT Job Ads
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Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
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Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) NFS
2 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 4 (40.00%) NAS
3 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) MySQL
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
4 3 (30.00%) SSL
4 3 (30.00%) LAN
4 3 (30.00%) WAN
4 3 (30.00%) LDAP
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) PHP
4 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 3 (30.00%) VBA
4 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) High Availability
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (40.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) Confluence
3 1 (10.00%) MediaWiki
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ResourceLink
1 2 (20.00%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (10.00%) RMDS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
1 4 (40.00%) SAN
1 4 (40.00%) DNS
1 4 (40.00%) NAS
2 3 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (30.00%) LDAP
2 3 (30.00%) LAN
2 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 2 (20.00%) FTP
3 2 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) Firewall
4 1 (10.00%) IPsec
4 1 (10.00%) SSH
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) MySQL
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) MS Access
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Subversion
1 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Development Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Data Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) LAMP
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Clustering
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Wiki
3 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Debian
4 2 (20.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (20.00%) CentOS
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (10.00%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
1 3 (30.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) Database Theory
3 1 (10.00%) Relational Database Theory
3 1 (10.00%) Data Governance
3 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Information Security
3 1 (10.00%) Logistics
3 1 (10.00%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (30.00%) Perl
2 3 (30.00%) PHP
2 3 (30.00%) VBA
2 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) NFS
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Postfix
3 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (10.00%) Squid
4 1 (10.00%) XenServer
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (10.00%) Corosync
4 1 (10.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 2 (20.00%) Nagios
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (10.00%) Salt
2 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (10.00%) Cacti
2 1 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (10.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 2 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) EMC
3 2 (20.00%) Epicor
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Novell
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) Sybase
4 1 (10.00%) Reuters