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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 130 139 127
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Contract jobs citing Samba 14 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.25% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 4.29% 2.69% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 1
Average daily rate £370 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +54.54%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +27.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £45.00
Samba
England

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
326 297 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.84% 9.30% 9.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 141 97
Average daily rate £335 £375 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £126 £160 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £307
% change year-on-year
- +14.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 45 39
Average hourly rate £18.50 £17.25 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +18.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.05 £10.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +11 13 £370 -
Samba
England

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (88.24%) Perl
3 14 (82.35%) Oracle
3 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
4 13 (76.47%) Puppet
5 12 (70.59%) Oracle Linux
5 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
5 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
5 12 (70.59%) Load Balancing
5 12 (70.59%) sed
5 12 (70.59%) AWK
5 12 (70.59%) Python
6 11 (64.71%) ITIL
6 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
6 11 (64.71%) Finance
6 11 (64.71%) NetApp
6 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (64.71%) ITIL V3
7 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (58.82%) NFS
8 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
9 5 (29.41%) Solaris
10 4 (23.53%) Unix
11 3 (17.65%) Windows
11 3 (17.65%) HPUX
11 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
11 3 (17.65%) Sun
11 3 (17.65%) HP
12 2 (11.76%) LAMP
12 2 (11.76%) RHCE

Samba
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 2 (11.76%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) LAN
2 1 (5.88%) WAN
2 1 (5.88%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) JIRA
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
2 6 (35.29%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Designer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Wiki
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle Linux
3 10 (58.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Solaris
5 4 (23.53%) Unix
6 3 (17.65%) HPUX
6 3 (17.65%) Windows
7 2 (11.76%) CentOS
8 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (5.88%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Load Balancing
2 11 (64.71%) Configuration Management
2 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) ITIL V3
3 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.88%) Project Management
3 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) Perl
2 12 (70.59%) AWK
2 12 (70.59%) Bash Shell
2 12 (70.59%) Python
2 12 (70.59%) sed
3 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Security Cleared
2 7 (41.18%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) DV Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) RHCE
System Software
1 10 (58.82%) NFS
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (76.47%) Puppet
2 11 (64.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
1 14 (82.35%) Red Hat
2 11 (64.71%) NetApp
3 3 (17.65%) HP
3 3 (17.65%) Sun
4 1 (5.88%) Cisco