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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 256 244 226
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -18
Contract jobs citing Samba 2 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.021% 0.011% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 0.099% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 4
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£135 £475 £329
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-71.57% +44.59%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £413 £335
% change year-on-year
-21.21% +23.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1148 1011 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 12.27% 11.29% 13.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 574 490 546
Average daily rate £363 £335 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -2.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £165 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 144 131 177
Average hourly rate £19.75 £15.75 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.39% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.04 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 3 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
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Solaris
3 10 (40.00%) SAN
4 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
4 9 (36.00%) UNIX
5 8 (32.00%) MS Office
5 8 (32.00%) Java
5 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
6 7 (28.00%) Patch Management
6 7 (28.00%) C++
6 7 (28.00%) .NET
6 7 (28.00%) Migration
6 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
6 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
7 6 (24.00%) VMware
7 6 (24.00%) AIX
7 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (20.00%) DNS
8 5 (20.00%) LAN
8 5 (20.00%) WAN
8 5 (20.00%) VPN
8 5 (20.00%) Firewall
8 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (16.00%) DHCP
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.00%) C#

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 3 (12.00%) Apache
1 3 (12.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (12.00%) Lync
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) MediaWiki
3 1 (4.00%) nginx
3 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (40.00%) SAN
2 5 (20.00%) Firewall
2 5 (20.00%) LAN
2 5 (20.00%) WAN
2 5 (20.00%) VPN
2 5 (20.00%) DNS
3 4 (16.00%) DHCP
4 3 (12.00%) SNMP
4 3 (12.00%) VLAN
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (12.00%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (12.00%) Structured Cabling
4 3 (12.00%) LDAP
5 2 (8.00%) PuTTY
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security
5 2 (8.00%) IPsec
5 2 (8.00%) OSPF
5 2 (8.00%) BGP
5 2 (8.00%) EIGRP
5 2 (8.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle ODI
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle Database
3 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.00%) MySQL
4 1 (4.00%) DB2
4 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Toad
1 2 (8.00%) Subversion
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (8.00%) Hudson
1 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (4.00%) ClearQuest
2 1 (4.00%) ClearCase
General
1 2 (8.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) UNIX Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Programmer
3 3 (12.00%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) .NET
2 1 (4.00%) CGI
2 1 (4.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.00%) Wiki
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.00%) Statistics
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (60.00%) Windows
2 13 (52.00%) Linux
3 10 (40.00%) Solaris
4 9 (36.00%) UNIX
5 8 (32.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (24.00%) AIX
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (8.00%) CentOS
10 1 (4.00%) Debian
10 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
1 7 (28.00%) Patch Management
2 6 (24.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) DevOps
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Database Theory
5 1 (4.00%) Relational Database Theory
5 1 (4.00%) Server Building
5 1 (4.00%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.00%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (32.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) C++
3 4 (16.00%) C#
4 3 (12.00%) Perl
4 3 (12.00%) SQL
4 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (8.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (8.00%) Ruby
6 1 (4.00%) Korn
6 1 (4.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
6 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) MCSA
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (12.00%) iptables
3 3 (12.00%) XenApp
3 3 (12.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (12.00%) vSphere
4 2 (8.00%) XenServer
4 2 (8.00%) Postfix
5 1 (4.00%) Firmware
5 1 (4.00%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (12.00%) SCCM
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
3 2 (8.00%) ZABBIX
4 1 (4.00%) Cacti
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.00%) Salt
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle ZFS
4 1 (4.00%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (4.00%) Nagios
4 1 (4.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco
3 4 (16.00%) HP
4 3 (12.00%) Brocade
4 3 (12.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.00%) 3PAR
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Sun