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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 617 641 622
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Contract jobs citing Samba 32 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.050% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.51% 0.50% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 19 17
Median daily rate £375 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -22.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £450
% change year-on-year
- -22.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 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
6335 5845 5860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.98% 10.08% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4005 3313 3252
Median daily rate £413 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.48% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £352 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
+0.42% +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 414 626 709
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.22 £41.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 September 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 18 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 September 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 +28 32 £375 +7.14% 7
London -6 9 £525 +44.82% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £330 -
North East - 8 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 8 £330 -
South West +15 5 £434 +11.21%
South East +19 4 £350 - 5
Wiltshire +14 4 £475 -
Hampshire +10 4 £350 - 2
East Midlands - 4 £650 -
Chesterfield - 4 £650 -
Derbyshire - 4 £650 -
Portsmouth - 3 - -
Manchester - 2 £175 -
North West - 2 £175 -
City of London +12 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £393 -
Bournemouth - 1 £393 -

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 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.

1 100 (96.15%) Linux
2 69 (66.35%) Perl
3 62 (59.62%) TCP/IP
4 59 (56.73%) Unix
5 57 (54.81%) ITIL
6 56 (53.85%) Red Hat
7 55 (52.88%) Apache
8 52 (50.00%) Bash Shell
9 49 (47.12%) SAN
10 48 (46.15%) DNS
11 43 (41.35%) LDAP
11 43 (41.35%) WAN
11 43 (41.35%) VMware
11 43 (41.35%) VMware Infrastructure
12 41 (39.42%) Korn
12 41 (39.42%) C-shell
13 40 (38.46%) Unit Testing
13 40 (38.46%) Shell Script
14 38 (36.54%) iSCSI
15 36 (34.62%) Security Cleared
16 29 (27.88%) Solaris
16 29 (27.88%) MySQL
17 28 (26.92%) Oracle
18 27 (25.96%) Configuration Management
18 27 (25.96%) Puppet
19 25 (24.04%) LAMP
19 25 (24.04%) Windows
20 22 (21.15%) HP
21 21 (20.19%) CentOS
21 21 (20.19%) SC Cleared

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 55 (52.88%) Apache
2 11 (10.58%) MQSeries
2 11 (10.58%) OpenStack
3 10 (9.62%) Tomcat
4 7 (6.73%) IIS
5 6 (5.77%) Confluence
5 6 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (4.81%) JBoss
6 5 (4.81%) MediaWiki
6 5 (4.81%) nginx
7 1 (0.96%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.85%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 62 (59.62%) TCP/IP
2 49 (47.12%) SAN
3 48 (46.15%) DNS
4 43 (41.35%) LDAP
4 43 (41.35%) WAN
5 38 (36.54%) iSCSI
6 20 (19.23%) FTP
7 18 (17.31%) Firewall
8 16 (15.38%) VPN
9 15 (14.42%) IPsec
9 15 (14.42%) Network Security
10 11 (10.58%) HTTP
10 11 (10.58%) HTTPS
10 11 (10.58%) NAS
10 11 (10.58%) tcpdump
10 11 (10.58%) Wireshark
11 5 (4.81%) Fibre Channel
11 5 (4.81%) LAN
11 5 (4.81%) PCoIP
11 5 (4.81%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.88%) MySQL
2 8 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 6 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.88%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.96%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (16.35%) ClearCase
2 16 (15.38%) StarTeam
3 13 (12.50%) JIRA
4 6 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.77%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.77%) Subversion
5 5 (4.81%) Hudson
6 1 (0.96%) Ant
6 1 (0.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.96%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.96%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.96%) FishEye
6 1 (0.96%) Gradle
6 1 (0.96%) Maven
6 1 (0.96%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.96%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (14.42%) Finance
2 2 (1.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.96%) Banking
3 1 (0.96%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 30 (28.85%) Linux Engineer
2 27 (25.96%) Unix Engineer
3 13 (12.50%) Administrator
4 12 (11.54%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 10 (9.62%) Systems Administrator
6 8 (7.69%) Architect
7 7 (6.73%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) HPUX Engineer
7 7 (6.73%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 6 (5.77%) Data Architect
8 6 (5.77%) Designer
9 5 (4.81%) Data Centre Architect
9 5 (4.81%) Principal Engineer
9 5 (4.81%) Senior Designer
10 4 (3.85%) Consultant
11 3 (2.88%) IT Support
11 3 (2.88%) Linux Consultant
11 3 (2.88%) Linux Specialist
11 3 (2.88%) Support Engineer
11 3 (2.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (24.04%) LAMP
2 11 (10.58%) J2EE
3 3 (2.88%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.92%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.96%) .NET
5 1 (0.96%) Middleware
5 1 (0.96%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.54%) Data Centre
1 12 (11.54%) Wiki
2 11 (10.58%) iPad
3 9 (8.65%) Clustering
4 5 (4.81%) Digital Media
4 5 (4.81%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.85%) ASTM
6 3 (2.88%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.88%) Derivative
7 1 (0.96%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.96%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 100 (96.15%) Linux
2 59 (56.73%) Unix
3 29 (27.88%) Solaris
4 25 (24.04%) Windows
5 21 (20.19%) CentOS
6 10 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (7.69%) HPUX
7 8 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.69%) Windows Server
8 5 (4.81%) Debian
8 5 (4.81%) SUSE
8 5 (4.81%) Ubuntu
8 5 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (2.88%) AIX
9 3 (2.88%) Android
9 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.88%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.92%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.96%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (54.81%) ITIL
2 40 (38.46%) Unit Testing
3 27 (25.96%) Configuration Management
4 17 (16.35%) Load Balancing
5 14 (13.46%) DevOps
6 11 (10.58%) High Availability
7 7 (6.73%) Validation
8 6 (5.77%) Asset Management
8 6 (5.77%) Server Virtualisation
9 5 (4.81%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.81%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.81%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.81%) Requirements Analysis
10 4 (3.85%) Migration
10 4 (3.85%) Patch Management
10 4 (3.85%) Service Management
10 4 (3.85%) Workflow
11 3 (2.88%) Service Delivery
12 2 (1.92%) Agile Software Development
12 2 (1.92%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (66.35%) Perl
2 52 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 41 (39.42%) C-shell
3 41 (39.42%) Korn
4 40 (38.46%) Shell Script
5 17 (16.35%) Python
6 15 (14.42%) Java
7 10 (9.62%) SQL
8 7 (6.73%) sed
9 6 (5.77%) AWK
10 4 (3.85%) MUMPS
11 2 (1.92%) PHP
11 2 (1.92%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.96%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 36 (34.62%) Security Cleared
2 21 (20.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (6.73%) RHCE
4 5 (4.81%) DV Cleared
5 4 (3.85%) CCNA
5 4 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.85%) HL7
2 1 (0.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 43 (41.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (16.35%) Active Directory
3 15 (14.42%) NFS
4 13 (12.50%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (8.65%) vSphere
6 7 (6.73%) iptables
6 7 (6.73%) Postfix
7 5 (4.81%) StorNext
7 5 (4.81%) VMware Server
7 5 (4.81%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (4.81%) XenServer
8 2 (1.92%) Dovecot
8 2 (1.92%) GPFS
8 2 (1.92%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (25.96%) Puppet
2 15 (14.42%) Nagios
3 6 (5.77%) Graphite
3 6 (5.77%) logstash
4 5 (4.81%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.85%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.85%) OpenView
5 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.85%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (0.96%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 56 (53.85%) Red Hat
2 43 (41.35%) VMware
3 28 (26.92%) Oracle
4 22 (21.15%) HP
5 15 (14.42%) NetApp
6 11 (10.58%) CheckPoint
6 11 (10.58%) F5
7 8 (7.69%) Microsoft
8 5 (4.81%) Cisco
8 5 (4.81%) Citrix
8 5 (4.81%) NETGEAR
9 4 (3.85%) 3PAR
9 4 (3.85%) Brocade
9 4 (3.85%) Sun
9 4 (3.85%) Veritas
10 2 (1.92%) Isilon
11 1 (0.96%) Apple
11 1 (0.96%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.96%) IBM
11 1 (0.96%) Sonatype
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