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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 392 396 394
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Samba 19 20 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.090% 0.094% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 0.95% 1.03% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 7
Average daily rate £325 £333 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.25% -19.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £325 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £448 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +27.27%
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
1994 1941 1898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.40% 9.16% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1354 1268 1153
Average daily rate £425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 115 112
Average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £28.75 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the London region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +42 2 £325 - 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £260 -
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 21 (56.76%) NFS
3 20 (54.05%) LDAP
3 20 (54.05%) Perl
4 18 (48.65%) Unix
5 17 (45.95%) VMware
5 17 (45.95%) Windows Server
6 16 (43.24%) Shell Script
7 14 (37.84%) EMC
8 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
9 12 (32.43%) Python
9 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
10 11 (29.73%) ITIL
10 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
10 11 (29.73%) Firewall
11 10 (27.03%) Cisco
11 10 (27.03%) FTP
12 9 (24.32%) SSH
13 8 (21.62%) WSUS
13 8 (21.62%) Mac OS X Server
13 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
13 8 (21.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
13 8 (21.62%) Open Source
13 8 (21.62%) SQL
13 8 (21.62%) Mac OS X
13 8 (21.62%) Veritas
13 8 (21.62%) Finance
14 7 (18.92%) Change Management

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (10.81%) Apache
1 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
1 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) SAS
3 2 (5.41%) Confluence
3 2 (5.41%) JBoss
3 2 (5.41%) MediaWiki
3 2 (5.41%) nginx
4 1 (2.70%) IIS
4 1 (2.70%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (54.05%) LDAP
2 13 (35.14%) TCP/IP
3 11 (29.73%) Firewall
4 10 (27.03%) FTP
5 9 (24.32%) SSH
6 7 (18.92%) BGP
6 7 (18.92%) OSPF
7 6 (16.22%) LAN
8 5 (13.51%) DNS
8 5 (13.51%) VPN
8 5 (13.51%) WAN
9 4 (10.81%) Cisco PIX
9 4 (10.81%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (10.81%) FWSM
9 4 (10.81%) iSCSI
9 4 (10.81%) NAS
9 4 (10.81%) SSL
10 3 (8.11%) HTTP
10 3 (8.11%) IGRP
10 3 (8.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.70%) MS Access
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
1 4 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 2 (5.41%) Hudson
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Subversion
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 7 (18.92%) Banking
3 4 (10.81%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Administrator
1 10 (27.03%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Support Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) IT Support
5 5 (13.51%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
5 5 (13.51%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) Applications Support
6 4 (10.81%) IT Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (10.81%) Network Administrator
6 4 (10.81%) Unix Administrator
7 3 (8.11%) Applications Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (8.11%) Unix Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) POSIX
2 2 (5.41%) LAMP
2 2 (5.41%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (5.41%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (2.70%) .NET
3 1 (2.70%) Middleware
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.51%) Data Centre
3 4 (10.81%) CLARiiON
4 3 (8.11%) Clustering
5 2 (5.41%) Wiki
6 1 (2.70%) ASTM
6 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.70%) Informatics
6 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.70%) NHS
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Linux
2 21 (56.76%) Windows
3 18 (48.65%) Unix
4 17 (45.95%) Windows Server
5 8 (21.62%) Mac OS X
5 8 (21.62%) Mac OS X Server
6 5 (13.51%) CentOS
6 5 (13.51%) Debian
6 5 (13.51%) Solaris
6 5 (13.51%) SUSE
6 5 (13.51%) Ubuntu
6 5 (13.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
8 1 (2.70%) HPUX
8 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 8 (21.62%) Open Source
3 7 (18.92%) Change Management
4 6 (16.22%) PRINCE2
4 6 (16.22%) Project Management
5 5 (13.51%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.81%) Data Security
6 4 (10.81%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (10.81%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (10.81%) Regression Testing
6 4 (10.81%) Software Delivery
7 3 (8.11%) Coaching
7 3 (8.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.11%) High Availability
7 3 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.11%) Security Operations
8 2 (5.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (5.41%) Database Theory
8 2 (5.41%) DevOps
8 2 (5.41%) Relational Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 20 (54.05%) Perl
2 16 (43.24%) Shell Script
3 12 (32.43%) Python
4 8 (21.62%) Bash Shell
4 8 (21.62%) SQL
5 5 (13.51%) PowerShell
6 4 (10.81%) Korn
6 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 4 (10.81%) VBScript
7 3 (8.11%) Java
7 3 (8.11%) PHP
7 3 (8.11%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) C
8 1 (2.70%) MUMPS
8 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) CCNA
1 7 (18.92%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (8.11%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.70%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (56.76%) NFS
2 12 (32.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 8 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (18.92%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (16.22%) VMware ESX
6 5 (13.51%) iptables
6 5 (13.51%) Postfix
6 5 (13.51%) vSphere
7 3 (8.11%) Sendmail
8 2 (5.41%) BIND 9
8 2 (5.41%) Docker
8 2 (5.41%) pfSense
9 1 (2.70%) Ceph
9 1 (2.70%) Dovecot
9 1 (2.70%) KVM
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (2.70%) Squid
9 1 (2.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (21.62%) WSUS
2 5 (13.51%) Puppet
3 4 (10.81%) BladeLogic
3 4 (10.81%) DatAdvantage
3 4 (10.81%) Oracle ZFS
4 3 (8.11%) BMC PATROL
4 3 (8.11%) systemd
5 2 (5.41%) Ansible
5 2 (5.41%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (5.41%) Nagios
5 2 (5.41%) ZABBIX
5 2 (5.41%) Zenoss
6 1 (2.70%) Cacti
6 1 (2.70%) CFEngine
6 1 (2.70%) HAProxy
6 1 (2.70%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.70%) RANCID
6 1 (2.70%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.70%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Veritas Storage Foundation
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) VMware
2 14 (37.84%) EMC
3 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
4 10 (27.03%) Cisco
5 8 (21.62%) Veritas
6 6 (16.22%) Apple
6 6 (16.22%) Isilon
6 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 6 (16.22%) NetApp
6 6 (16.22%) Oracle
7 5 (13.51%) IBM
8 4 (10.81%) 3PAR
8 4 (10.81%) BMC
8 4 (10.81%) Dell
8 4 (10.81%) HP
8 4 (10.81%) Varonis
9 3 (8.11%) Sun
9 3 (8.11%) Supermicro
10 2 (5.41%) CA
10 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
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