The table below looks at the statistics for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 126 - 105
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Samba 2 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 0.073% - 0.20%
As % of the System Software category 0.81% - 2.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£388 - £288
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £330 £353
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -6.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
247 195 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 8.98% 7.70% 8.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 85 82
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £168 £159
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 12
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £61.30 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Samba across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Samba Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Samba
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Samba across the Scotland region.

Samba Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

Samba
Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Samba across the Scotland region.

Samba Hourly Rate Trend in Scotland

Samba
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 October 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
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverclyde - - - - 1
Samba
UK

Samba
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Korn
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) C-shell
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) GPFS
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) SAN
1 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Specialist
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (50.00%) Korn
1 1 (50.00%) C-shell
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
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