The table below looks at the statistics for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 121 128 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Contract jobs citing Samba 13 19 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.43% 0.64% -
As % of the System Software category 4.66% 6.21% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 17 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £425 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £425 £373
% change year-on-year
-8.82% +13.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
279 306 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.28% 10.33% 11.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 182 124
Average daily rate £313 £375 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +3.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 39 31
Average hourly rate £20.19 £14.00 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.17% +1.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £36.75 £37.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Samba Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Samba
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Samba Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Samba
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Samba across the South West region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Samba Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Samba
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Samba Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Samba
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 29 May 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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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
Wiltshire - 7 - -
Bristol -3 6 £375 -11.76%
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
4 19 (76.00%) Perl
5 14 (56.00%) Apache
5 14 (56.00%) Debian
5 14 (56.00%) Firewall
5 14 (56.00%) Ubuntu
5 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (56.00%) CentOS
5 14 (56.00%) nginx
5 14 (56.00%) Postfix
5 14 (56.00%) Puppet
5 14 (56.00%) Hudson
5 14 (56.00%) Jenkins
5 14 (56.00%) DevOps
6 11 (44.00%) MediaWiki
6 11 (44.00%) iptables
6 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (44.00%) Confluence
6 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
6 11 (44.00%) ZABBIX
6 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
6 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
6 11 (44.00%) Wiki
6 11 (44.00%) JIRA
6 11 (44.00%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (44.00%) Subversion
6 11 (44.00%) LDAP

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 14 (56.00%) Apache
1 14 (56.00%) nginx
2 11 (44.00%) MediaWiki
2 11 (44.00%) Confluence
3 6 (24.00%) IIS
3 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 14 (56.00%) Firewall
2 11 (44.00%) LDAP
2 11 (44.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (44.00%) VPN
3 10 (40.00%) LAN
3 10 (40.00%) WAN
4 7 (28.00%) IPsec
4 7 (28.00%) Network Security
4 7 (28.00%) EIGRP
4 7 (28.00%) OSPF
4 7 (28.00%) BGP
4 7 (28.00%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (44.00%) PostgreSQL
1 11 (44.00%) MySQL
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (56.00%) Hudson
1 14 (56.00%) Jenkins
2 11 (44.00%) Git (software)
2 11 (44.00%) JIRA
2 11 (44.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Designer
2 11 (44.00%) Senior Designer
2 11 (44.00%) Linux Engineer
2 11 (44.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 9 (36.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Administrator
5 2 (8.00%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (44.00%) Wiki
2 7 (28.00%) Clustering
2 7 (28.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (100.00%) Windows
1 25 (100.00%) Linux
2 22 (88.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (56.00%) Debian
3 14 (56.00%) Ubuntu
3 14 (56.00%) CentOS
4 11 (44.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (44.00%) Solaris
5 6 (24.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (12.00%) UNIX
6 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Continuous Integration
1 14 (56.00%) DevOps
2 10 (40.00%) Build Automation
3 8 (32.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (32.00%) Capacity Planning
4 7 (28.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (20.00%) Data Modelling
5 5 (20.00%) Database Theory
5 5 (20.00%) Relational Database Theory
6 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (76.00%) Perl
2 8 (32.00%) PHP
2 8 (32.00%) Ruby
2 8 (32.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (20.00%) SQL
4 4 (16.00%) Python
4 4 (16.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) SC Cleared
1 11 (44.00%) Security Cleared
1 11 (44.00%) RHCE
2 7 (28.00%) DV Cleared
3 6 (24.00%) CCNA
3 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 20 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (56.00%) Postfix
3 11 (44.00%) iptables
4 8 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (32.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (56.00%) Puppet
2 11 (44.00%) ZABBIX
3 7 (28.00%) Salt
3 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (12.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
1 11 (44.00%) Oracle
1 11 (44.00%) Red Hat
1 11 (44.00%) Sun
2 8 (32.00%) Citrix
2 8 (32.00%) VMware
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft