The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 245 229 243
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +14
Contract jobs citing Samba 1 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.010% 0.012% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 0.092% 0.10% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
Average daily rate £350 £400 £211
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +89.57%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1084 964 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.17% 11.50% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 504 450 361
Average daily rate £325 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £185 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 177 117
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +9.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.01 £11.50 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Samba
England

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
East Sussex - - - - 1
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
2 6 (75.00%) SNMP
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Korn
3 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
3 5 (62.50%) Perl
4 4 (50.00%) VB
4 4 (50.00%) SMTP
4 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 4 (50.00%) Xen
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Server
4 4 (50.00%) NFS
4 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (37.50%) Egenera
5 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 3 (37.50%) Sun
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) IIS
6 2 (25.00%) MCSE
6 2 (25.00%) MCSA
6 2 (25.00%) Apache
6 2 (25.00%) Tomcat

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, 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 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) SNMP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) SMTP
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) HTTP
3 2 (25.00%) Kerberos
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) LDAP
3 2 (25.00%) SSL
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) X.500
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) SSH
4 1 (12.50%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
2 1 (12.50%) UNIX Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Solaris
3 4 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (12.50%) AIX
5 1 (12.50%) HPUX
5 1 (12.50%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
1 2 (25.00%) ERP
1 2 (25.00%) Document Management
1 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) Perl
1 5 (62.50%) Korn
2 4 (50.00%) VB
2 4 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 2 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
2 2 (25.00%) MCSA
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) NFS
1 4 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 4 (50.00%) Xen
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli
2 1 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 5 (62.50%) EMC
3 3 (37.50%) Sun
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Oracle
3 3 (37.50%) Egenera
4 2 (25.00%) Fujitsu
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco