The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 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 West 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 114 112 116
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Contract jobs citing Samba 25 1 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.82% 0.046% 0.53%
As % of the System Software category 7.86% 0.46% 6.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 1 7
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£350 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+8.20% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
318 216 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.49% 10.04% 7.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 130 114
Average daily rate £355 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £202 £204 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 26 23
Average hourly rate £20.03 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.27% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.55 £14.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £23.75 £23.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
Samba
England

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 24 July 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 24 July 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 - 21 £325 - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 30 (90.91%) Red Hat
3 24 (72.73%) Apache
3 24 (72.73%) VMware
4 20 (60.61%) Windows
4 20 (60.61%) Postfix
5 19 (57.58%) nginx
5 19 (57.58%) Bash Shell
5 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
5 19 (57.58%) LAN
5 19 (57.58%) WAN
5 19 (57.58%) Ruby
5 19 (57.58%) LAMP
5 19 (57.58%) Debian
6 18 (54.55%) Puppet
6 18 (54.55%) CentOS
6 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
6 18 (54.55%) DevOps
7 17 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (51.52%) Firewall
7 17 (51.52%) PHP
8 16 (48.48%) Java
8 16 (48.48%) VPN
8 16 (48.48%) Ubuntu
9 14 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (42.42%) Perl
9 14 (42.42%) MySQL
9 14 (42.42%) LDAP
9 14 (42.42%) ZABBIX

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 24 (72.73%) Apache
2 19 (57.58%) nginx
3 13 (39.39%) Confluence
4 11 (33.33%) MediaWiki
5 3 (9.09%) Moodle
5 3 (9.09%) Drupal
6 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 19 (57.58%) LAN
1 19 (57.58%) WAN
2 17 (51.52%) Firewall
3 16 (48.48%) VPN
4 14 (42.42%) LDAP
5 13 (39.39%) Network Security
6 12 (36.36%) IPv6
7 11 (33.33%) OSPF
7 11 (33.33%) BGP
7 11 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 11 (33.33%) IPsec
8 2 (6.06%) FTP
8 2 (6.06%) DNS
8 2 (6.06%) VLAN
9 1 (3.03%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (42.42%) MySQL
2 11 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (57.58%) Jenkins
2 18 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 13 (39.39%) Hudson
3 13 (39.39%) JIRA
3 13 (39.39%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Administrator
1 13 (39.39%) Linux Administrator
2 11 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (30.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (30.30%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (27.27%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Technician
7 2 (6.06%) Systems Support
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Support
8 1 (3.03%) Linux Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Server Support
8 1 (3.03%) IT Support
8 1 (3.03%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (57.58%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Wiki
2 4 (12.12%) Animation
3 3 (9.09%) VLE
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 33 (100.00%) Linux
2 20 (60.61%) Windows
3 19 (57.58%) Debian
4 18 (54.55%) CentOS
5 16 (48.48%) Ubuntu
6 12 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
9 3 (9.09%) Scientific Linux
10 2 (6.06%) SUSE
11 1 (3.03%) AIX
11 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (54.55%) DevOps
2 17 (51.52%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (39.39%) Capacity Planning
3 13 (39.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 11 (33.33%) Data Modelling
5 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Bash Shell
1 19 (57.58%) Ruby
2 17 (51.52%) PHP
3 16 (48.48%) Java
4 14 (42.42%) Perl
5 11 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (27.27%) Python
7 6 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 1 (3.03%) RHCE
2 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Postfix
2 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (36.36%) NFS
4 11 (33.33%) XenServer
5 5 (15.15%) Sendmail
6 3 (9.09%) Xen
6 3 (9.09%) Active Directory
6 3 (9.09%) KVM
7 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (54.55%) Puppet
2 14 (42.42%) ZABBIX
3 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Spacewalk
4 1 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (3.03%) nmon
4 1 (3.03%) Salt
Vendors
1 30 (90.91%) Red Hat
2 24 (72.73%) VMware
3 12 (36.36%) Citrix
4 2 (6.06%) JBoss
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) EMC
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago