The table below looks at the statistics for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 419 400 424
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Contract jobs citing Samba 23 15 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.066% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.98% 0.73% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 4
Median daily rate £393 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.76% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £317 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £453 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £425 £413
% change year-on-year
-18.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
2337 2052 1997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.18% 9.02% 8.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1662 1369 1222
Median daily rate £450 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £190 £187
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £522
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+5.92% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 154 155
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.15 £25.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Samba as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the London region over the 3 months to 2 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Croydon - 4 £393 -
City of London +35 3 £495 +23.75% 1
Ealing - 2 - -
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, 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 London region with a requirement for Samba.

1 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 32 (69.57%) Linux
3 31 (67.39%) Perl
4 26 (56.52%) Shell Script
5 24 (52.17%) VMware
6 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
7 20 (43.48%) Python
8 18 (39.13%) Unix
8 18 (39.13%) Red Hat
9 17 (36.96%) SQL
10 16 (34.78%) ITIL
11 15 (32.61%) FTP
12 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
12 14 (30.43%) LDAP
13 13 (28.26%) NFS
13 13 (28.26%) Mac OS X
13 13 (28.26%) Firewall
13 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (28.26%) Bash Shell
14 12 (26.09%) Mac OS X Server
14 12 (26.09%) WSUS
14 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
15 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
15 11 (23.91%) Finance
15 11 (23.91%) SAN
15 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (23.91%) CentOS
16 10 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
16 10 (21.74%) Apple
16 10 (21.74%) VPN

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 8 (17.39%) IIS
2 4 (8.70%) Confluence
2 4 (8.70%) MQSeries
2 4 (8.70%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.52%) Apache
3 3 (6.52%) SAS
4 2 (4.35%) JBoss
4 2 (4.35%) MediaWiki
4 2 (4.35%) nginx
4 2 (4.35%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.17%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (2.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (32.61%) FTP
2 14 (30.43%) LDAP
3 13 (28.26%) Firewall
4 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
5 11 (23.91%) SAN
6 10 (21.74%) Fibre Channel
6 10 (21.74%) VPN
7 7 (15.22%) NAS
8 6 (13.04%) IPsec
8 6 (13.04%) Network Security
9 5 (10.87%) BGP
9 5 (10.87%) DNS
9 5 (10.87%) HTTP
9 5 (10.87%) OSPF
10 4 (8.70%) HTTPS
10 4 (8.70%) iSCSI
10 4 (8.70%) SSH
10 4 (8.70%) SSL
10 4 (8.70%) tcpdump
10 4 (8.70%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) Relational Database
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.87%) Oracle Database
4 2 (4.35%) MySQL
4 2 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.17%) MS Access
5 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.87%) Git (software)
1 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.52%) JIRA
2 3 (6.52%) Subversion
3 2 (4.35%) Hudson
4 1 (2.17%) Ant
4 1 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.17%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.17%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.17%) FishEye
4 1 (2.17%) Gradle
4 1 (2.17%) Maven
4 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.17%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Administrator
1 10 (21.74%) Support Engineer
1 10 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
2 6 (13.04%) Analyst
2 6 (13.04%) Principal Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Applications Support
3 5 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Unix Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support
4 4 (8.70%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Support Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.70%) J2EE
2 3 (6.52%) POSIX
3 2 (4.35%) LAMP
3 2 (4.35%) LAPP Stack
3 2 (4.35%) LEMP Stack
3 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 2 (4.35%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
4 1 (2.17%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (2.17%) SAML
4 1 (2.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Management Information System
2 5 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.70%) Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) Digital Media
3 4 (8.70%) iPad
4 3 (6.52%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.52%) Wiki
5 2 (4.35%) CMDB
6 1 (2.17%) ASTM
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 33 (71.74%) Windows
2 32 (69.57%) Linux
3 22 (47.83%) Windows Server
4 18 (39.13%) Unix
5 13 (28.26%) Mac OS X
6 12 (26.09%) Mac OS X Server
7 11 (23.91%) CentOS
7 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (13.04%) Solaris
9 6 (13.04%) SUSE
10 5 (10.87%) Debian
10 5 (10.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (10.87%) Ubuntu
11 2 (4.35%) AIX
11 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
12 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) ITIL
2 9 (19.57%) Open Source
3 7 (15.22%) Asset Management
3 7 (15.22%) DevOps
3 7 (15.22%) Load Balancing
4 5 (10.87%) Change Management
4 5 (10.87%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Coaching
5 4 (8.70%) Data Security
5 4 (8.70%) High Availability
5 4 (8.70%) Identity Access Management
5 4 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 4 (8.70%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.70%) Regression Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Software Delivery
6 3 (6.52%) Change Control
6 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.52%) Security Operations
7 2 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (67.39%) Perl
2 26 (56.52%) Shell Script
3 20 (43.48%) Python
4 17 (36.96%) SQL
5 13 (28.26%) Bash Shell
6 8 (17.39%) Java
6 8 (17.39%) sed
7 7 (15.22%) AWK
8 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
9 4 (8.70%) T-SQL
9 4 (8.70%) VBScript
10 3 (6.52%) Korn
10 3 (6.52%) PHP
10 3 (6.52%) Ruby
11 1 (2.17%) C
11 1 (2.17%) MUMPS
11 1 (2.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (15.22%) Degree
2 6 (13.04%) CCNA
2 6 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (13.04%) SC Cleared
2 6 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (6.52%) MCSE
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (2.17%) RHCA
4 1 (2.17%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (2.17%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) NFS
2 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) StorNext
4 5 (10.87%) iptables
4 5 (10.87%) Postfix
4 5 (10.87%) Sendmail
4 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.87%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Ceph
5 1 (2.17%) Dovecot
5 1 (2.17%) KVM
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.17%) Squid
Systems Management
1 12 (26.09%) WSUS
2 9 (19.57%) Puppet
3 7 (15.22%) Nagios
4 4 (8.70%) DatAdvantage
5 3 (6.52%) Oracle ZFS
5 3 (6.52%) systemd
6 2 (4.35%) BladeLogic
6 2 (4.35%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (4.35%) ZABBIX
7 1 (2.17%) Cacti
7 1 (2.17%) CFEngine
7 1 (2.17%) HAProxy
7 1 (2.17%) NetBackup
7 1 (2.17%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (2.17%) OpenView
7 1 (2.17%) RANCID
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (2.17%) Tivoli
7 1 (2.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) VMware
2 18 (39.13%) Red Hat
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
4 10 (21.74%) Apple
5 9 (19.57%) NetApp
6 8 (17.39%) EMC
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco
7 6 (13.04%) Oracle
8 5 (10.87%) Dell
9 4 (8.70%) CheckPoint
9 4 (8.70%) F5
9 4 (8.70%) Isilon
9 4 (8.70%) Varonis
10 3 (6.52%) Atlassian
10 3 (6.52%) Supermicro
10 3 (6.52%) Veritas
11 2 (4.35%) Citrix
11 2 (4.35%) Reuters
11 2 (4.35%) Solace
11 2 (4.35%) Splunk