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 6 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
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 399 407 389
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -18
Contract jobs citing Samba 9 5 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.022% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.43% 0.25% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 24
Average daily rate
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£300 £369 £508
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.64% -27.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £322 £420
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £393 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £394 £335
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +17.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2095 2032 1790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.15% 8.87% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1398 1277 1047
Average daily rate £374 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 141 149
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £13.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £32.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 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
City of London -4 2 £475 +28.81% 1
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 20 (80.00%) Windows
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 19 (76.00%) Perl
3 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (64.00%) Shell Script
5 15 (60.00%) Python
6 13 (52.00%) WSUS
6 13 (52.00%) Apple
6 13 (52.00%) Mac OS X Server
6 13 (52.00%) Open Source
6 13 (52.00%) Puppet
7 12 (48.00%) Ubuntu
8 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
9 9 (36.00%) LAN
10 8 (32.00%) LDAP
11 7 (28.00%) UNIX
11 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
11 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
12 6 (24.00%) WAN
12 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
13 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
13 5 (20.00%) NFS
13 5 (20.00%) Apache
13 5 (20.00%) Firewall
13 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
13 5 (20.00%) DevOps
14 4 (16.00%) Jenkins

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 5 (20.00%) Apache
2 4 (16.00%) Confluence
2 4 (16.00%) MediaWiki
3 3 (12.00%) nginx
3 3 (12.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) LAN
2 8 (32.00%) LDAP
3 6 (24.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.00%) Firewall
5 4 (16.00%) Wireless
5 4 (16.00%) IPsec
5 4 (16.00%) IPv6
5 4 (16.00%) SAN
5 4 (16.00%) OSPF
5 4 (16.00%) BGP
5 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
5 4 (16.00%) VPN
5 4 (16.00%) Network Security
5 4 (16.00%) NAS
6 3 (12.00%) DNS
6 3 (12.00%) WLAN
7 2 (8.00%) SSL
7 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.00%) SNMP
8 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (16.00%) Subversion
1 4 (16.00%) JIRA
1 4 (16.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (16.00%) Hudson
1 4 (16.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
1 2 (8.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Administrator
2 14 (56.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 3 (12.00%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
6 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Junior
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) Network Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) UNIX Administrator
6 1 (4.00%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Applications Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (4.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.00%) Wiki
3 3 (12.00%) Clustering
4 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
5 1 (4.00%) Informatics
5 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 13 (52.00%) Mac OS X Server
4 12 (48.00%) Ubuntu
5 7 (28.00%) UNIX
6 6 (24.00%) Mac OS X
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.00%) CentOS
8 3 (12.00%) Debian
8 3 (12.00%) Solaris
9 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Open Source
2 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
3 5 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (20.00%) DevOps
4 4 (16.00%) Build Automation
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
5 3 (12.00%) Change Management
6 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
6 2 (8.00%) Database Theory
6 2 (8.00%) Relational Database Theory
6 2 (8.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.00%) ITSM
7 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.00%) Information Security
7 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
7 1 (4.00%) Bioinformatics
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Perl
2 16 (64.00%) Shell Script
3 15 (60.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Ruby
4 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (12.00%) Java
5 3 (12.00%) PHP
5 3 (12.00%) SQL
6 2 (8.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (4.00%) VB
7 1 (4.00%) VBA
7 1 (4.00%) Korn
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) CCNA
3 3 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) Degree
5 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.00%) RHCE
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (4.00%) GxP
System Software
1 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (28.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (20.00%) NFS
4 4 (16.00%) iptables
4 4 (16.00%) Postfix
4 4 (16.00%) XenServer
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (4.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (4.00%) vSphere
5 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 1 (4.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) WSUS
1 13 (52.00%) Puppet
2 4 (16.00%) ZABBIX
3 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (8.00%) Salt
4 1 (4.00%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.00%) Dollar Universe
4 1 (4.00%) Veritas Storage Foundation
4 1 (4.00%) OpenView
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 1 (4.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 13 (52.00%) Apple
3 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
6 2 (8.00%) Veritas
6 2 (8.00%) NetIQ
7 1 (4.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) Sophos
7 1 (4.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) Tripwire
7 1 (4.00%) Isilon
7 1 (4.00%) Varonis
7 1 (4.00%) EMC
7 1 (4.00%) BMC
7 1 (4.00%) Hitachi
7 1 (4.00%) Sun