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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 120 110 120
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing Samba 22 1 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.71% 0.045% 0.32%
As % of the System Software category 6.57% 0.52% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 1 0
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£388 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £335 -
% change year-on-year
+15.67% -
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 West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
335 192 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.77% 8.60% 7.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 105 128
Average daily rate £325 £375 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +19.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £165 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £505 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 26 25
Average hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.30 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.71
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +4.72%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 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
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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
Bristol - 19 £388 -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 35 (92.11%) Red Hat
3 29 (76.32%) Apache
3 29 (76.32%) VMware
4 24 (63.16%) Ruby
4 24 (63.16%) LAMP
4 24 (63.16%) LAN
4 24 (63.16%) WAN
4 24 (63.16%) Bash Shell
4 24 (63.16%) Jenkins
5 23 (60.53%) Puppet
5 23 (60.53%) CentOS
5 23 (60.53%) DevOps
6 22 (57.89%) Postfix
6 22 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (57.89%) PHP
6 22 (57.89%) Windows
6 22 (57.89%) Firewall
7 21 (55.26%) Debian
7 21 (55.26%) Ubuntu
7 21 (55.26%) nginx
8 20 (52.63%) Git (software)
9 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (50.00%) Perl
9 19 (50.00%) LDAP
10 18 (47.37%) Java
10 18 (47.37%) VPN
10 18 (47.37%) Hudson
11 17 (44.74%) Citrix
12 16 (42.11%) MySQL

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 29 (76.32%) Apache
2 21 (55.26%) nginx
3 15 (39.47%) Confluence
4 13 (34.21%) MediaWiki
5 3 (7.89%) Drupal
5 3 (7.89%) Moodle
6 2 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) LAN
1 24 (63.16%) WAN
2 22 (57.89%) Firewall
3 19 (50.00%) LDAP
4 18 (47.37%) VPN
5 15 (39.47%) Network Security
6 14 (36.84%) IPv6
7 13 (34.21%) OSPF
7 13 (34.21%) BGP
7 13 (34.21%) EIGRP
7 13 (34.21%) IPsec
8 2 (5.26%) VLAN
8 2 (5.26%) DNS
8 2 (5.26%) FTP
9 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (42.11%) MySQL
1 16 (42.11%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (34.21%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (63.16%) Jenkins
2 20 (52.63%) Git (software)
3 18 (47.37%) Hudson
4 15 (39.47%) Subversion
4 15 (39.47%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 14 (36.84%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (34.21%) Administrator
2 13 (34.21%) Linux Administrator
3 11 (28.95%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 10 (26.32%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (26.32%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Support
7 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Technician
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Support
8 1 (2.63%) IT Support
8 1 (2.63%) IT Technician
8 1 (2.63%) Consultant
8 1 (2.63%) Server Support
8 1 (2.63%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (63.16%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (34.21%) Wiki
2 4 (10.53%) Animation
3 3 (7.89%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 38 (100.00%) Linux
2 23 (60.53%) CentOS
3 22 (57.89%) Windows
4 21 (55.26%) Debian
4 21 (55.26%) Ubuntu
5 13 (34.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (31.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (18.42%) Windows 7
8 3 (7.89%) Scientific Linux
9 2 (5.26%) SUSE
10 1 (2.63%) AIX
10 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) DevOps
2 22 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (39.47%) Capacity Planning
3 15 (39.47%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (34.21%) Data Modelling
5 3 (7.89%) Build Automation
5 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.26%) Project Management
6 2 (5.26%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) Ruby
1 24 (63.16%) Bash Shell
2 22 (57.89%) PHP
3 19 (50.00%) Perl
4 18 (47.37%) Java
5 13 (34.21%) SQL
6 9 (23.68%) Python
7 6 (15.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) CCNA
1 5 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) RHCE
System Software
1 22 (57.89%) Postfix
2 19 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (42.11%) XenServer
4 12 (31.58%) NFS
5 5 (13.16%) Sendmail
6 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
6 3 (7.89%) Xen
6 3 (7.89%) KVM
7 2 (5.26%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 23 (60.53%) Puppet
2 16 (42.11%) ZABBIX
3 6 (15.79%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (15.79%) Salt
4 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.63%) nmon
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Red Hat
2 29 (76.32%) VMware
3 17 (44.74%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) IBM
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) HP
5 1 (2.63%) EMC
5 1 (2.63%) Oracle