The first table below looks at the demand for Samba skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 554 518 541
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +23
Contract jobs citing Samba 39 50 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.071% 0.098% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 0.75% 1.00% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 21
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£375 £450 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £317 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £335 £375
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5194 5006 4763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.50% 9.81% 8.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2863 2535 2269
Average daily rate £325 £345 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.79% +2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 614 621 648
Average hourly rate £16.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.51% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%

Samba
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Samba within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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 23 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
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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
England -39 38 £369 -18.05% 11
South West -2 26 £375 +25.00% 2
Bristol - 22 £350 - 1
London -17 5 £369 -20.69% 6
City of London - 3 £369 -
Berkshire 0 1 £475 -
South East -16 1 £475 +44.59% 1
West Midlands -17 1 £350 +1.44% 1
East of England -33 1 £350 +4.86%
Brighton - - - - 1
North West - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Gloucestershire - - - - 1
Hampshire - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Reading - - - -
Southampton - - - -
Watford - - - -
Bury - - - -
Cirencester - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 48 (87.27%) Linux
2 40 (72.73%) Red Hat
3 33 (60.00%) Windows
4 29 (52.73%) Apache
5 28 (50.91%) VMware
6 25 (45.45%) Java
6 25 (45.45%) WAN
6 25 (45.45%) LAN
7 24 (43.64%) Perl
8 23 (41.82%) Ruby
8 23 (41.82%) Bash Shell
8 23 (41.82%) nginx
9 22 (40.00%) Jenkins
9 22 (40.00%) Postfix
9 22 (40.00%) Debian
9 22 (40.00%) Firewall
9 22 (40.00%) LAMP
10 21 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (38.18%) CentOS
10 21 (38.18%) Puppet
10 21 (38.18%) DevOps
11 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
11 20 (36.36%) PHP
12 19 (34.55%) LDAP
12 19 (34.55%) VPN
12 19 (34.55%) Ubuntu
13 17 (30.91%) NFS
13 17 (30.91%) MySQL
13 17 (30.91%) ZABBIX

Samba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 29 (52.73%) Apache
2 23 (41.82%) nginx
3 16 (29.09%) Confluence
4 14 (25.45%) MediaWiki
5 4 (7.27%) Drupal
6 3 (5.45%) Moodle
7 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
7 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
7 2 (3.64%) SAS
7 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 1 (1.82%) SharePoint
8 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
1 2 (3.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (45.45%) WAN
1 25 (45.45%) LAN
2 22 (40.00%) Firewall
3 19 (34.55%) LDAP
3 19 (34.55%) VPN
4 17 (30.91%) Network Security
5 14 (25.45%) IPsec
5 14 (25.45%) IPv6
6 13 (23.64%) OSPF
6 13 (23.64%) BGP
6 13 (23.64%) EIGRP
7 7 (12.73%) DNS
8 4 (7.27%) DHCP
8 4 (7.27%) FTP
8 4 (7.27%) SAN
9 2 (3.64%) SSH
9 2 (3.64%) VLAN
9 2 (3.64%) OpenLDAP
9 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.64%) X.500
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.91%) MySQL
2 16 (29.09%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (23.64%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 20 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 16 (29.09%) Hudson
3 16 (29.09%) JIRA
4 15 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (5.45%) CruiseControl
5 3 (5.45%) Ant
5 3 (5.45%) ClearCase
6 2 (3.64%) ClearQuest
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Administrator
2 17 (30.91%) Linux Administrator
3 14 (25.45%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (23.64%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (23.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) UNIX Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Infrastructure Technician
10 2 (3.64%) Consultant
10 2 (3.64%) Configuration Manager
10 2 (3.64%) Systems Support
11 1 (1.82%) Support Engineer
11 1 (1.82%) AIX Administrator
11 1 (1.82%) Solaris Administrator
11 1 (1.82%) Linux Consultant
11 1 (1.82%) Management Consultant
11 1 (1.82%) Server Support
11 1 (1.82%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) LAMP
2 5 (9.09%) J2EE
3 1 (1.82%) JSP
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) JSF
3 1 (1.82%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.82%) Zend Framework
3 1 (1.82%) Django
3 1 (1.82%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.64%) Wiki
2 4 (7.27%) Animation
2 4 (7.27%) Replication
2 4 (7.27%) Clustering
3 3 (5.45%) VLE
4 1 (1.82%) CLARiiON
4 1 (1.82%) MPEG
4 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 48 (87.27%) Linux
2 33 (60.00%) Windows
3 22 (40.00%) Debian
4 21 (38.18%) CentOS
5 19 (34.55%) Ubuntu
6 17 (30.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (29.09%) UNIX
8 13 (23.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (14.55%) Solaris
9 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
10 6 (10.91%) AIX
11 3 (5.45%) SUSE
11 3 (5.45%) Scientific Linux
12 2 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (3.64%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (3.64%) HPUX
13 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
13 1 (1.82%) SELinux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (38.18%) DevOps
2 20 (36.36%) Continuous Integration
3 16 (29.09%) Capacity Planning
3 16 (29.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (23.64%) Data Modelling
5 7 (12.73%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.27%) Migration
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL
8 2 (3.64%) RUP
8 2 (3.64%) Project Management
8 2 (3.64%) CMMI
8 2 (3.64%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Time Management
8 2 (3.64%) Build Automation
9 1 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.82%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.82%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.82%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (45.45%) Java
2 24 (43.64%) Perl
3 23 (41.82%) Ruby
3 23 (41.82%) Bash Shell
4 20 (36.36%) PHP
5 14 (25.45%) SQL
6 12 (21.82%) Python
7 10 (18.18%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.82%) AWK
8 1 (1.82%) sed
8 1 (1.82%) Korn
8 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) RHCE
3 2 (3.64%) CCNA
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (3.64%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) HND
4 1 (1.82%) RHCA
4 1 (1.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (40.00%) Postfix
2 21 (38.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (30.91%) NFS
4 14 (25.45%) XenServer
5 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
6 5 (9.09%) Sendmail
7 4 (7.27%) KVM
8 3 (5.45%) Xen
9 2 (3.64%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (3.64%) VMware ESX
10 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
10 1 (1.82%) qmail
10 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (1.82%) RACF
10 1 (1.82%) RHEV
10 1 (1.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (1.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.82%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 21 (38.18%) Puppet
2 17 (30.91%) ZABBIX
3 2 (3.64%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (3.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 2 (3.64%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.64%) nmon
3 2 (3.64%) Salt
4 1 (1.82%) Cobbler
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Identity Management
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (1.82%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (1.82%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (1.82%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 40 (72.73%) Red Hat
2 28 (50.91%) VMware
3 15 (27.27%) Citrix
4 12 (21.82%) Oracle
5 5 (9.09%) IBM
5 5 (9.09%) HP
6 3 (5.45%) EMC
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
6 3 (5.45%) JBoss
7 2 (3.64%) Cisco
7 2 (3.64%) Sun
8 1 (1.82%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (1.82%) SAP
8 1 (1.82%) BMC
8 1 (1.82%) CA
8 1 (1.82%) NetApp
8 1 (1.82%) Veritas
8 1 (1.82%) Zend
8 1 (1.82%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.82%) F5
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