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 26 July 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 597 628 570
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -58
Contract jobs citing Samba 53 17 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.030% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 0.80% 0.28% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 8 30
Median daily rate £375 £300 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -18.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £233 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £502 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £363
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £49.46 £16.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+199.75% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £49.46 £16.50 -
% change year-on-year
+199.75% -

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
6606 6028 5521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.23% 10.58% 10.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 4138 3414 2982
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £199 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 425 609 662
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+20.58% +9.67%

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 26 July 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 24 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 26 July 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 +15 46 £375 +25.00% 4
London +6 15 £393 +30.83% 3
North East - 11 £330 -
Tyne and Wear - 11 £330 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 11 £330 -
South West 0 10 £393 -
Wiltshire -3 7 £475 -
Erskine - 7 £360 -
Renfrewshire - 7 £360 -
Scotland - 7 £360 -
Derbyshire - 3 £475 -
Chesterfield - 3 £475 -
Bournemouth - 3 £393 -
East Midlands - 3 £475 -
Dorset - 3 £393 -
South East +14 2 - - 1
North West - 2 £350 -
Portsmouth - 2 - -
Croydon - 2 £393 -
Ealing - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £350 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
Liverpool - 1 £350 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £375 -

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 105 (90.52%) Linux
2 93 (80.17%) Perl
3 72 (62.07%) TCP/IP
4 66 (56.90%) Apache
5 62 (53.45%) Red Hat
6 60 (51.72%) Unix
7 57 (49.14%) ITIL
8 54 (46.55%) Bash Shell
9 53 (45.69%) Shell Script
10 49 (42.24%) SAN
11 48 (41.38%) Security Cleared
12 45 (38.79%) DNS
13 43 (37.07%) WAN
14 42 (36.21%) C-shell
14 42 (36.21%) Korn
15 41 (35.34%) Unit Testing
16 39 (33.62%) VMware
17 38 (32.76%) iSCSI
18 35 (30.17%) Puppet
19 34 (29.31%) SC Cleared
19 34 (29.31%) MySQL
20 33 (28.45%) VMware Infrastructure
20 33 (28.45%) CentOS
21 32 (27.59%) Solaris
21 32 (27.59%) LDAP
21 32 (27.59%) Active Directory
22 31 (26.72%) Oracle
23 30 (25.86%) Windows
23 30 (25.86%) LAMP
24 29 (25.00%) Configuration Management

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 66 (56.90%) Apache
2 19 (16.38%) Tomcat
3 12 (10.34%) MQSeries
4 8 (6.90%) IIS
5 7 (6.03%) Confluence
5 7 (6.03%) OpenStack
6 5 (4.31%) JBoss
6 5 (4.31%) MediaWiki
6 5 (4.31%) nginx
7 3 (2.59%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.72%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.72%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.86%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.86%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 72 (62.07%) TCP/IP
2 49 (42.24%) SAN
3 45 (38.79%) DNS
4 43 (37.07%) WAN
5 38 (32.76%) iSCSI
6 32 (27.59%) LDAP
7 24 (20.69%) FTP
8 20 (17.24%) Firewall
9 18 (15.52%) VPN
10 16 (13.79%) IPsec
10 16 (13.79%) Network Security
11 14 (12.07%) NAS
12 12 (10.34%) HTTP
12 12 (10.34%) HTTPS
13 11 (9.48%) tcpdump
13 11 (9.48%) Wireshark
14 7 (6.03%) Fibre Channel
15 5 (4.31%) LAN
16 4 (3.45%) EIGRP
16 4 (3.45%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (29.31%) MySQL
2 10 (8.62%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.03%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.72%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.86%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.86%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.86%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (19.83%) JIRA
2 11 (9.48%) ClearCase
3 10 (8.62%) StarTeam
4 6 (5.17%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.17%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.17%) Subversion
5 5 (4.31%) Hudson
6 1 (0.86%) Ant
6 1 (0.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.86%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.86%) ClearQuest
6 1 (0.86%) FishEye
6 1 (0.86%) Gradle
6 1 (0.86%) Maven
6 1 (0.86%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 15 (12.93%) Finance
2 3 (2.59%) Banking
3 1 (0.86%) Financial Institution
3 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.17%) Linux Engineer
2 34 (29.31%) Unix Engineer
3 15 (12.93%) Administrator
4 12 (10.34%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 12 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (10.34%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 9 (7.76%) Designer
6 8 (6.90%) Senior Designer
7 7 (6.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Principal Engineer
8 6 (5.17%) Architect
8 6 (5.17%) Consultant
8 6 (5.17%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.45%) Unix Consultant
10 3 (2.59%) Analyst
10 3 (2.59%) Data Architect
10 3 (2.59%) Data Centre Architect
10 3 (2.59%) Linux Consultant
10 3 (2.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.86%) LAMP
2 12 (10.34%) J2EE
3 4 (3.45%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (1.72%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (0.86%) Middleware
5 1 (0.86%) SAML
5 1 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.83%) Wiki
2 11 (9.48%) iPad
3 9 (7.76%) Data Centre
4 7 (6.03%) Management Information System
5 6 (5.17%) Clustering
6 5 (4.31%) Computer Science
6 5 (4.31%) Digital Media
7 4 (3.45%) ASTM
8 2 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.72%) CMDB
9 1 (0.86%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 105 (90.52%) Linux
2 60 (51.72%) Unix
3 33 (28.45%) CentOS
4 32 (27.59%) Solaris
5 30 (25.86%) Windows
6 14 (12.07%) Windows Server
7 12 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (6.90%) Mac OS X
8 8 (6.90%) SUSE
9 7 (6.03%) Mac OS X Server
9 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (5.17%) Debian
11 5 (4.31%) Ubuntu
12 4 (3.45%) AIX
13 3 (2.59%) HPUX
13 3 (2.59%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.86%) Windows 2000
14 1 (0.86%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.86%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.14%) ITIL
2 41 (35.34%) Unit Testing
3 29 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 18 (15.52%) Load Balancing
5 14 (12.07%) DevOps
6 9 (7.76%) Validation
7 8 (6.90%) Asset Management
8 7 (6.03%) High Availability
9 5 (4.31%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (4.31%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (4.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (4.31%) Open Source
10 4 (3.45%) Migration
10 4 (3.45%) Workflow
11 3 (2.59%) Business Continuity
11 3 (2.59%) Change Control
11 3 (2.59%) Incident Management
11 3 (2.59%) Patch Management
11 3 (2.59%) Server Virtualisation
12 2 (1.72%) Database Theory
Programming Languages
1 93 (80.17%) Perl
2 54 (46.55%) Bash Shell
3 53 (45.69%) Shell Script
4 42 (36.21%) C-shell
4 42 (36.21%) Korn
5 24 (20.69%) Python
6 15 (12.93%) Java
7 12 (10.34%) SQL
8 9 (7.76%) sed
9 8 (6.90%) AWK
10 4 (3.45%) MUMPS
11 3 (2.59%) PHP
12 2 (1.72%) Ruby
13 1 (0.86%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 34 (29.31%) SC Cleared
3 18 (15.52%) RHCE
4 7 (6.03%) Degree
5 5 (4.31%) DV Cleared
6 4 (3.45%) CCNA
6 4 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.86%) HND
7 1 (0.86%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) HL7
2 1 (0.86%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 33 (28.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 14 (12.07%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (6.90%) NFS
5 7 (6.03%) iptables
5 7 (6.03%) StorNext
6 5 (4.31%) Postfix
6 5 (4.31%) XenServer
7 3 (2.59%) vSphere
8 2 (1.72%) GPFS
8 2 (1.72%) Sendmail
8 2 (1.72%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 2 (1.72%) VMware Server
8 2 (1.72%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (30.17%) Puppet
2 13 (11.21%) Nagios
3 7 (6.03%) WSUS
4 5 (4.31%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.59%) Graphite
5 3 (2.59%) logstash
6 2 (1.72%) BladeLogic
6 2 (1.72%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (1.72%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.86%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.86%) NetVault Backup
7 1 (0.86%) OpenView
7 1 (0.86%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (0.86%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.86%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 62 (53.45%) Red Hat
2 39 (33.62%) VMware
3 31 (26.72%) Oracle
4 15 (12.93%) HP
5 13 (11.21%) NetApp
6 12 (10.34%) F5
7 11 (9.48%) CheckPoint
7 11 (9.48%) Microsoft
8 7 (6.03%) Apple
8 7 (6.03%) Citrix
9 3 (2.59%) Cisco
9 3 (2.59%) Veritas
10 2 (1.72%) BMC
10 2 (1.72%) DataSynapse
10 2 (1.72%) Isilon
10 2 (1.72%) NETGEAR
10 2 (1.72%) Reuters
10 2 (1.72%) Solace
10 2 (1.72%) Splunk
11 1 (0.86%) Sonatype
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