The table below looks at the statistics for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 608 638 602
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -36
Contract jobs citing Samba 42 17 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.029% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 0.28% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 12 27
Median daily rate £355 £306 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.91% -20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £388
% change year-on-year
- -9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £49.46 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6445 6090 5790
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.88% 10.42% 10.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4093 3430 3225
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 417 615 663
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £42.50 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Samba as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Samba Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Samba
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Samba within the UK.

Samba Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Samba
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Samba within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Samba Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Samba
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Samba within the UK.

Samba Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Samba
Top 20 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the UK over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +12 35 £350 +14.28% 4
Tyne and Wear - 15 £330 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 15 £330 -
North East - 15 £330 -
London -14 10 £388 +29.16% 1
South West +15 7 £434 -
Renfrewshire - 7 £360 -
Scotland - 7 £360 -
Erskine - 7 £360 -
Wiltshire +11 6 £475 -
South East +8 2 - -
Hampshire +4 2 - -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
City of London +38 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -
Chesterfield - 1 £600 - 1
Bournemouth - 1 £393 -
Dorset - 1 £393 -
Derbyshire - 1 £600 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £600 - 1

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Samba also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Samba.

1 109 (96.46%) Linux
2 88 (77.88%) Perl
3 75 (66.37%) TCP/IP
4 68 (60.18%) Apache
5 67 (59.29%) Unix
6 66 (58.41%) Red Hat
7 65 (57.52%) ITIL
8 61 (53.98%) Bash Shell
9 57 (50.44%) SAN
10 54 (47.79%) DNS
11 49 (43.36%) WAN
12 48 (42.48%) Shell Script
12 48 (42.48%) C-shell
12 48 (42.48%) Korn
13 47 (41.59%) Unit Testing
13 47 (41.59%) Security Cleared
14 44 (38.94%) iSCSI
15 40 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 40 (35.40%) VMware
15 40 (35.40%) LDAP
16 37 (32.74%) Solaris
17 36 (31.86%) MySQL
18 35 (30.97%) Oracle
19 34 (30.09%) Puppet
19 34 (30.09%) Configuration Management
20 32 (28.32%) LAMP
20 32 (28.32%) SC Cleared
21 30 (26.55%) CentOS
22 23 (20.35%) FTP
23 22 (19.47%) Windows

Samba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (60.18%) Apache
2 17 (15.04%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.62%) MQSeries
4 11 (9.73%) OpenStack
5 9 (7.96%) IIS
6 6 (5.31%) Confluence
7 5 (4.42%) JBoss
7 5 (4.42%) MediaWiki
7 5 (4.42%) nginx
8 3 (2.65%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.77%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.88%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 75 (66.37%) TCP/IP
2 57 (50.44%) SAN
3 54 (47.79%) DNS
4 49 (43.36%) WAN
5 44 (38.94%) iSCSI
6 40 (35.40%) LDAP
7 23 (20.35%) FTP
8 19 (16.81%) Firewall
9 17 (15.04%) VPN
10 16 (14.16%) IPsec
10 16 (14.16%) Network Security
11 14 (12.39%) NAS
12 12 (10.62%) HTTP
12 12 (10.62%) HTTPS
13 11 (9.73%) tcpdump
13 11 (9.73%) Wireshark
14 7 (6.19%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (4.42%) LAN
16 4 (3.54%) IPv6
16 4 (3.54%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (31.86%) MySQL
2 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (17.70%) JIRA
2 17 (15.04%) ClearCase
3 16 (14.16%) StarTeam
4 6 (5.31%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.31%) Subversion
5 5 (4.42%) Hudson
6 1 (0.88%) Ant
6 1 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.88%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.88%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.88%) FishEye
6 1 (0.88%) Gradle
6 1 (0.88%) Maven
6 1 (0.88%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (12.39%) Finance
2 3 (2.65%) Banking
3 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.97%) Linux Engineer
1 35 (30.97%) Unix Engineer
2 13 (11.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
3 11 (9.73%) Administrator
3 11 (9.73%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 8 (7.08%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (6.19%) Designer
5 7 (6.19%) DevOps Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) HPUX Engineer
5 7 (6.19%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (5.31%) Architect
6 6 (5.31%) Consultant
6 6 (5.31%) Senior Designer
7 4 (3.54%) Support Engineer
7 4 (3.54%) Unix Consultant
8 3 (2.65%) Analyst
8 3 (2.65%) Data Architect
8 3 (2.65%) Data Centre Architect
8 3 (2.65%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (2.65%) Linux Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.32%) LAMP
2 12 (10.62%) J2EE
3 3 (2.65%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.77%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.77%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.88%) .NET
5 1 (0.88%) Middleware
5 1 (0.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.81%) Wiki
2 11 (9.73%) iPad
3 9 (7.96%) Data Centre
4 8 (7.08%) Clustering
5 7 (6.19%) Management Information System
6 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.42%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.54%) ASTM
8 2 (1.77%) CMDB
9 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.88%) Derivative
9 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 109 (96.46%) Linux
2 67 (59.29%) Unix
3 37 (32.74%) Solaris
4 30 (26.55%) CentOS
5 22 (19.47%) Windows
6 12 (10.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 8 (7.08%) HPUX
8 8 (7.08%) Windows Server
9 7 (6.19%) SUSE
9 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (4.42%) Debian
10 5 (4.42%) Ubuntu
11 4 (3.54%) AIX
12 1 (0.88%) Android
12 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (57.52%) ITIL
2 47 (41.59%) Unit Testing
3 34 (30.09%) Configuration Management
4 18 (15.93%) Load Balancing
5 14 (12.39%) DevOps
6 9 (7.96%) High Availability
6 9 (7.96%) Validation
7 8 (7.08%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.42%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.54%) Migration
9 4 (3.54%) Workflow
10 3 (2.65%) Business Continuity
10 3 (2.65%) Change Control
10 3 (2.65%) Incident Management
10 3 (2.65%) Patch Management
10 3 (2.65%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (2.65%) Service Management
11 2 (1.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (77.88%) Perl
2 61 (53.98%) Bash Shell
3 48 (42.48%) C-shell
3 48 (42.48%) Korn
3 48 (42.48%) Shell Script
4 17 (15.04%) Python
5 16 (14.16%) Java
6 12 (10.62%) SQL
7 9 (7.96%) sed
8 8 (7.08%) AWK
9 4 (3.54%) MUMPS
10 2 (1.77%) PHP
10 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (41.59%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.32%) SC Cleared
3 15 (13.27%) RHCE
4 7 (6.19%) Degree
5 5 (4.42%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.54%) CCNA
6 4 (3.54%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.88%) HND
7 1 (0.88%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) HL7
2 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 40 (35.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (18.58%) Active Directory
3 14 (12.39%) Virtual Machines
4 11 (9.73%) NFS
5 7 (6.19%) iptables
5 7 (6.19%) StorNext
6 5 (4.42%) Postfix
6 5 (4.42%) vSphere
6 5 (4.42%) XenServer
7 2 (1.77%) GPFS
7 2 (1.77%) Sendmail
7 2 (1.77%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 2 (1.77%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.77%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 34 (30.09%) Puppet
2 15 (13.27%) Nagios
3 5 (4.42%) ZABBIX
4 3 (2.65%) Graphite
4 3 (2.65%) logstash
4 3 (2.65%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.65%) OpenView
4 3 (2.65%) Red Hat Satellite
5 2 (1.77%) BladeLogic
5 2 (1.77%) BMC PATROL
5 2 (1.77%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.88%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 66 (58.41%) Red Hat
2 40 (35.40%) VMware
3 35 (30.97%) Oracle
4 19 (16.81%) HP
5 15 (13.27%) NetApp
6 12 (10.62%) F5
7 11 (9.73%) CheckPoint
8 10 (8.85%) Microsoft
9 7 (6.19%) Citrix
10 5 (4.42%) Veritas
11 3 (2.65%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.65%) Brocade
11 3 (2.65%) Cisco
11 3 (2.65%) Sun
12 2 (1.77%) BMC
12 2 (1.77%) DataSynapse
12 2 (1.77%) Isilon
12 2 (1.77%) NETGEAR
12 2 (1.77%) Reuters
12 2 (1.77%) Splunk
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