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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Samba
UK
Rank 570 607 553
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -54
Contract jobs citing Samba 21 28 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.055% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.53% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 21 32
Median daily rate £391 £315 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.20% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £240 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £355 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £293 £350
% change year-on-year
+19.55% -16.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
5164 5302 5204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.35% 10.35% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3258 3168 2886
Median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 374 474 572
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £44.00 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.87% +3.12%

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 28 February 2017.

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 28 February 2017. 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 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 +10 20 £408 +29.36% 6
London +15 14 £408 +29.36% 4
New Malden - 8 - - 1
South East +17 3 £300 +25.00%
Hampshire +5 3 £300 +22.32%
East Midlands - 2 £438 -
Herefordshire - 1 £408 -
West Midlands - 1 £408 -
Renfrewshire - 1 £340 -
Scotland - 1 £340 -
Docklands, London - 1 £375 -
Derby - 1 £425 -
Havant - 1 £350 -
Hereford - 1 £408 -
Nottingham - 1 £450 -
Erskine - 1 £340 -
Derbyshire - 1 £425 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £450 -

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 40 (75.47%) Linux
2 28 (52.83%) Unix
3 24 (45.28%) Windows
4 22 (41.51%) NFS
5 20 (37.74%) VMware
5 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
6 18 (33.96%) Perl
6 18 (33.96%) TCP/IP
6 18 (33.96%) HP
7 17 (32.08%) LDAP
8 16 (30.19%) DNS
9 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
9 15 (28.30%) SQL
9 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (24.53%) Solaris
11 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
12 11 (20.75%) Finance
12 11 (20.75%) Nagios
12 11 (20.75%) SAN
12 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
13 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (18.87%) vSphere
13 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
13 10 (18.87%) Python
13 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
13 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
14 9 (16.98%) Sun
14 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
14 9 (16.98%) Elasticsearch
14 9 (16.98%) logstash

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 9 (16.98%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2000
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (9.43%) Exchange Server 5.5
2 5 (9.43%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.55%) Apache
3 4 (7.55%) IIS
4 3 (5.66%) nginx
4 3 (5.66%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.77%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (15.09%) MS Office
2 5 (9.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (7.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (33.96%) TCP/IP
2 17 (32.08%) LDAP
3 16 (30.19%) DNS
4 11 (20.75%) SAN
5 8 (15.09%) SNMP
5 8 (15.09%) WAN
6 7 (13.21%) Multicast
7 6 (11.32%) Structured Cabling
8 5 (9.43%) LAN
8 5 (9.43%) PCoIP
9 4 (7.55%) DHCP
9 4 (7.55%) iSCSI
9 4 (7.55%) SSH
10 3 (5.66%) Firewall
10 3 (5.66%) FTP
10 3 (5.66%) SSL
10 3 (5.66%) X.500
11 2 (3.77%) IMAP
12 1 (1.89%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.87%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (7.55%) MySQL
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) Base SAS
5 1 (1.89%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Banking
3 1 (1.89%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (24.53%) Administrator
1 13 (24.53%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (24.53%) Systems Engineer
2 11 (20.75%) Linux Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Unix Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Unix Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Unix Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Applications Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Systems Integrator
6 4 (7.55%) Unix Administrator
6 4 (7.55%) Unix Systems Integrator
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.66%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Linux Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) IT Support Technician
8 2 (3.77%) SAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.21%) Elastic Stack
2 5 (9.43%) .NET
3 3 (5.66%) LAMP
4 1 (1.89%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.55%) RIA
4 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.66%) Clustering
4 3 (5.66%) Replication
5 2 (3.77%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.89%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 40 (75.47%) Linux
2 28 (52.83%) Unix
3 24 (45.28%) Windows
4 13 (24.53%) Solaris
5 11 (20.75%) Windows Server
6 10 (18.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (15.09%) AIX
7 8 (15.09%) FreeBSD
8 5 (9.43%) HPUX
8 5 (9.43%) Windows 2000 Server
9 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
10 3 (5.66%) Debian
10 3 (5.66%) Mac OS
11 2 (3.77%) Android
11 2 (3.77%) SUSE
11 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
11 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.89%) Fedora
12 1 (1.89%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) Service Delivery
2 7 (13.21%) Change Control
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL
2 7 (13.21%) Open Source
3 6 (11.32%) Configuration Management
3 6 (11.32%) Requirements Analysis
3 6 (11.32%) Server Virtualisation
4 5 (9.43%) Patch Management
5 3 (5.66%) Change Management
5 3 (5.66%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (5.66%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (5.66%) SDLC
5 3 (5.66%) Service Management
5 3 (5.66%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Programme Management
6 2 (3.77%) Time Management
7 1 (1.89%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (33.96%) Perl
2 15 (28.30%) SQL
3 10 (18.87%) Python
3 10 (18.87%) Shell Script
4 8 (15.09%) tcsh
5 7 (13.21%) Bash Shell
6 5 (9.43%) Java
7 4 (7.55%) Korn
7 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
8 3 (5.66%) C-shell
9 2 (3.77%) C#
9 2 (3.77%) C++
10 1 (1.89%) Bourne shell
10 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Security Cleared
2 12 (22.64%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.87%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.77%) RHCE
4 2 (3.77%) RHCT
5 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) ISO27005
1 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) NFS
2 15 (28.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) vSphere
4 8 (15.09%) Snort
5 7 (13.21%) Active Directory
6 6 (11.32%) VMware Server
6 6 (11.32%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (7.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
8 2 (3.77%) Dovecot
8 2 (3.77%) GlusterFS
8 2 (3.77%) Postfix
8 2 (3.77%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (1.89%) KVM
9 1 (1.89%) Squid
Systems Management
1 11 (20.75%) Nagios
2 9 (16.98%) logstash
3 7 (13.21%) Kibana
3 7 (13.21%) Oracle ZFS
3 7 (13.21%) SmokePing
4 5 (9.43%) Ansible
4 5 (9.43%) Puppet
4 5 (9.43%) Red Hat Satellite
4 5 (9.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (5.66%) NetBackup
5 3 (5.66%) OpenView
5 3 (5.66%) systemd
6 2 (3.77%) BladeLogic
6 2 (3.77%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (3.77%) Graphite
7 1 (1.89%) Nessus
7 1 (1.89%) OpenVAS
7 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.89%) OSSEC
7 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 20 (37.74%) VMware
2 18 (33.96%) HP
3 15 (28.30%) Red Hat
4 9 (16.98%) Sun
5 7 (13.21%) Cisco
6 6 (11.32%) NETGEAR
6 6 (11.32%) Oracle
7 5 (9.43%) 3PAR
7 5 (9.43%) Veritas
8 3 (5.66%) Brocade
8 3 (5.66%) Microsoft
8 3 (5.66%) NetApp
9 2 (3.77%) BMC
9 2 (3.77%) EMC
9 2 (3.77%) IBM
9 2 (3.77%) Symantec
10 1 (1.89%) Sourcefire
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