The table below looks at the statistics for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 271 256 249
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -7
Contract jobs citing Samba 1 12 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.12% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.078% 0.94% 0.088%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 1
Average daily rate £350 £425 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +21.42%
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £408 £413
% change year-on-year
-15.95% -1.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1279 1280 1135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 13.24% 12.83% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 768 648 520
Average daily rate £375 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £498 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 146 151
Average hourly rate £21.33 £18.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.29% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £40.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Samba Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Samba
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Samba Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Samba
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Samba Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Samba
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Hampshire +1 1 £350 -14.01%
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (40.00%) LAMP
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Fedora
3 2 (40.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Apache
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) PBX
3 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) PHP
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) Apple
3 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (40.00%) PBX
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Desktop Support
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 3 (60.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (40.00%) Linux Support
4 1 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) LAMP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Debian
3 2 (40.00%) Fedora
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) SUSE
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 2000
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (40.00%) Windows NT
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (20.00%) AIX
4 1 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 1 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (20.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Apple
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft