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 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 267 250 226
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Contract jobs citing Samba 3 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.011% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.26% 0.094% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
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£331 £475 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.26% +43.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £475 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £475 £332
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £375 £330
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
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 South East region.

System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1168 1064 1090
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.79% 11.63% 12.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 648 545 541
Average daily rate £350 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £164 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 137 131 130
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.89 £10.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £37.25 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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 August 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
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire -4 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £350 -
Surrey - 1 £313 -
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (80.00%) Linux
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) HP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco
4 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 4 (40.00%) SNMP
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Firewall
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle
5 3 (30.00%) UNIX
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) Solaris
5 3 (30.00%) WAN
5 3 (30.00%) VPN
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (30.00%) vSphere
5 3 (30.00%) Structured Cabling

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (30.00%) Lync
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
1 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 4 (40.00%) DHCP
2 4 (40.00%) SNMP
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) WAN
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (30.00%) Fibre Channel
3 3 (30.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (10.00%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (10.00%) LDAP
4 1 (10.00%) SSH
4 1 (10.00%) SMTP
4 1 (10.00%) PBX
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) DB2
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) PVCS
1 1 (10.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (10.00%) ClearQuest
1 1 (10.00%) StarTeam
1 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (10.00%) Analyst
2 1 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris Administrator
2 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 3 (30.00%) Solaris
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (10.00%) Server Building
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Security Management
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Capacity Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (20.00%) Perl
2 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (20.00%) Korn
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (30.00%) XenApp
3 3 (30.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) NFS
5 1 (10.00%) iptables
5 1 (10.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) Firmware
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (10.00%) Xen
5 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle ZFS
3 1 (10.00%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (10.00%) Cacti
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli
3 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) HP
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Brocade
3 3 (30.00%) ProCurve
3 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) Egenera
4 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
4 1 (10.00%) Serena
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Sun