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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 386 402 372
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Contract jobs citing Samba 17 6 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.078% 0.026% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.90% 0.33% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 6 3
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£325 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.75% +8.92%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £413 £313
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +32.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £45.00 -
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
1891 1801 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.63% 7.83% 8.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1245 1072 1035
Average daily rate £413 £388 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.45% +5.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £314 £313
% change year-on-year
+10.82% +0.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 128 141 157
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.55 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £38.39 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 +13 2 £325 -27.77% 2
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 20 (80.00%) VMware
3 17 (68.00%) Linux
4 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (60.00%) Puppet
5 14 (56.00%) Ubuntu
5 14 (56.00%) Perl
6 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
7 10 (40.00%) Python
7 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (36.00%) Mac OS X Server
8 9 (36.00%) Open Source
8 9 (36.00%) WSUS
8 9 (36.00%) LAN
8 9 (36.00%) WAN
8 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
8 9 (36.00%) Apple
9 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
9 8 (32.00%) LDAP
9 8 (32.00%) Apache
9 8 (32.00%) DevOps
10 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
10 7 (28.00%) NFS
10 7 (28.00%) MySQL
10 7 (28.00%) Subversion
10 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
10 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
10 7 (28.00%) CentOS

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 8 (32.00%) Apache
2 6 (24.00%) Confluence
2 6 (24.00%) MediaWiki
3 5 (20.00%) nginx
4 4 (16.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (12.00%) IIS
6 1 (4.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 1 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.00%) ResourceLink
1 2 (8.00%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (4.00%) RMDS
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) LAN
1 9 (36.00%) WAN
2 8 (32.00%) LDAP
3 6 (24.00%) VPN
3 6 (24.00%) IPv6
3 6 (24.00%) OSPF
3 6 (24.00%) BGP
3 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
3 6 (24.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) IPsec
3 6 (24.00%) Network Security
4 5 (20.00%) NAS
4 5 (20.00%) SAN
5 4 (16.00%) DNS
5 4 (16.00%) SSL
5 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (12.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (4.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (28.00%) Subversion
1 7 (28.00%) Git (software)
1 7 (28.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (24.00%) Hudson
2 6 (24.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Administrator
2 9 (36.00%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Development Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Data Governance Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Junior
5 1 (4.00%) Solaris Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Integration Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) .NET
1 2 (8.00%) LAMP
2 1 (4.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle Fusion
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (36.00%) Open Source
3 6 (24.00%) Wiki
4 3 (12.00%) Clustering
5 2 (8.00%) Statistics
5 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (4.00%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 21 (84.00%) Windows
2 17 (68.00%) Linux
3 14 (56.00%) Ubuntu
4 9 (36.00%) Mac OS X Server
5 7 (28.00%) CentOS
6 5 (20.00%) Debian
7 4 (16.00%) UNIX
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.00%) Solaris
9 2 (8.00%) Mac OS X
10 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Configuration Management
2 8 (32.00%) DevOps
3 7 (28.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (24.00%) Capacity Planning
4 6 (24.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (24.00%) Build Automation
5 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 3 (12.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (12.00%) High Availability
6 3 (12.00%) Database Theory
6 3 (12.00%) Relational Database Theory
7 2 (8.00%) Data Governance
7 2 (8.00%) Information Security
7 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
8 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
8 1 (4.00%) Logistics
8 1 (4.00%) Data Protection
8 1 (4.00%) SOA
8 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) Perl
2 12 (48.00%) Shell Script
3 10 (40.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
5 6 (24.00%) Ruby
6 5 (20.00%) Java
7 4 (16.00%) PHP
7 4 (16.00%) SQL
8 3 (12.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (12.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 15 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (28.00%) NFS
4 6 (24.00%) Postfix
4 6 (24.00%) XenServer
4 6 (24.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 15 (60.00%) Puppet
2 9 (36.00%) WSUS
3 7 (28.00%) ZABBIX
4 4 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (16.00%) Salt
5 1 (4.00%) Nagios
5 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) VMware
2 9 (36.00%) Apple
3 8 (32.00%) Red Hat
4 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (12.00%) Oracle
7 2 (8.00%) Business Objects
7 2 (8.00%) Epicor
7 2 (8.00%) NetApp
7 2 (8.00%) Novell
7 2 (8.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 2 (8.00%) IBM
8 1 (4.00%) Reuters
8 1 (4.00%) Splunk
8 1 (4.00%) Rackspace
8 1 (4.00%) SAP
8 1 (4.00%) Sybase