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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Samba
Rank 570 606 601
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -5
Contract jobs citing Samba 71 32 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.059% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 1.09% 0.58% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 13 22
Median daily rate £393 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.87% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £329 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £348 £388 £413
% change year-on-year
-10.32% -6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £16.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £16.50 -

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
6527 5540 5262
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.15% 10.22% 9.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 4000 3086 2788
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 441 663 647
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.48 £11.00 £10.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £38.23 £33.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.75
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +4.76%

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 May 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 25 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 May 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 +13 58 £393 -1.87% 8
London +19 23 £400 -15.78% 4
South West -5 14 £425 +13.33%
Scotland -2 13 £320 -
North East - 13 £320 -
Renfrewshire - 12 £320 -
Erskine - 12 £320 -
Tyne and Wear - 12 £320 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £320 -
Wiltshire -2 8 £488 -
Dorset - 6 £393 -
Bournemouth - 6 £393 -
Salisbury - 6 £488 -
Croydon - 5 £393 -
City of London +48 3 £495 +4.21% 1
Ealing - 3 - - 1
East Midlands +12 2 £400 +15.11%
North West - 2 £350 - 1
Chesterfield - 2 £400 -
Derbyshire - 2 £400 -
Merseyside - 2 £350 - 1
Hampshire +3 1 £350 -30.00% 1
South East -15 1 £350 -17.64% 3
Havant - 1 £350 -
Liverpool - 1 £350 -

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 83 (83.00%) Linux
2 77 (77.00%) Perl
3 53 (53.00%) Shell Script
4 50 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 48 (48.00%) ITIL
6 47 (47.00%) Red Hat
7 44 (44.00%) Unix
8 41 (41.00%) Apache
9 40 (40.00%) Bash Shell
10 38 (38.00%) Security Cleared
11 35 (35.00%) SAN
12 33 (33.00%) Windows
12 33 (33.00%) VMware
13 32 (32.00%) Active Directory
14 31 (31.00%) Python
15 30 (30.00%) DNS
15 30 (30.00%) SC Cleared
16 28 (28.00%) Puppet
17 26 (26.00%) C-shell
17 26 (26.00%) Korn
18 25 (25.00%) Unit Testing
19 24 (24.00%) iSCSI
20 23 (23.00%) CentOS
20 23 (23.00%) WAN
20 23 (23.00%) FTP
21 22 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
22 21 (21.00%) Oracle
23 20 (20.00%) LDAP
23 20 (20.00%) NetApp
24 18 (18.00%) Solaris

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 41 (41.00%) Apache
2 14 (14.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (11.00%) MQSeries
4 8 (8.00%) IIS
5 2 (2.00%) Confluence
5 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.00%) WebSphere
5 2 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 50 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 35 (35.00%) SAN
3 30 (30.00%) DNS
4 24 (24.00%) iSCSI
5 23 (23.00%) FTP
5 23 (23.00%) WAN
6 20 (20.00%) LDAP
7 17 (17.00%) Firewall
8 13 (13.00%) NAS
8 13 (13.00%) VPN
9 11 (11.00%) HTTP
9 11 (11.00%) HTTPS
9 11 (11.00%) IPsec
9 11 (11.00%) Network Security
10 10 (10.00%) tcpdump
10 10 (10.00%) Wireshark
11 8 (8.00%) Fibre Channel
12 3 (3.00%) Cisco PIX
12 3 (3.00%) FWSM
12 3 (3.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.00%) MySQL
2 8 (8.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (13.00%) JIRA
2 3 (3.00%) ClearCase
3 2 (2.00%) StarTeam
4 1 (1.00%) Ant
4 1 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (1.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.00%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.00%) FishEye
4 1 (1.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.00%) Gradle
4 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.00%) Maven
4 1 (1.00%) SonarQube
4 1 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 17 (17.00%) Finance
2 2 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (1.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (32.00%) Linux Engineer
2 25 (25.00%) Unix Engineer
3 10 (10.00%) Administrator
3 10 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 9 (9.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 9 (9.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Principal Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Analyst
6 6 (6.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (5.00%) Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Consultant
7 5 (5.00%) Designer
7 5 (5.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.00%) Senior Designer
8 4 (4.00%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.00%) IT Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
8 4 (4.00%) Linux Support
8 4 (4.00%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.00%) LAMP
2 11 (11.00%) J2EE
3 2 (2.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.00%) LAPP Stack
4 1 (1.00%) Middleware
4 1 (1.00%) SAML
4 1 (1.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.00%) Wiki
2 10 (10.00%) iPad
3 8 (8.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.00%) Digital Media
5 4 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.00%) ASTM
5 4 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) CMDB
7 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.00%) Clustering
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (83.00%) Linux
2 44 (44.00%) Unix
3 33 (33.00%) Windows
4 23 (23.00%) CentOS
5 18 (18.00%) Solaris
5 18 (18.00%) Windows Server
6 14 (14.00%) Mac OS X
7 12 (12.00%) Mac OS X Server
8 9 (9.00%) SUSE
9 8 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (7.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 4 (4.00%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (3.00%) AIX
12 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
13 2 (2.00%) Debian
13 2 (2.00%) Fedora
13 2 (2.00%) Windows 2000
13 2 (2.00%) Windows NT
13 2 (2.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (48.00%) ITIL
2 25 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 18 (18.00%) Configuration Management
4 16 (16.00%) Load Balancing
5 8 (8.00%) Asset Management
5 8 (8.00%) DevOps
5 8 (8.00%) ITIL V3
5 8 (8.00%) Open Source
6 7 (7.00%) Validation
7 4 (4.00%) Coaching
7 4 (4.00%) Migration
7 4 (4.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (4.00%) Project Management
7 4 (4.00%) Workflow
8 3 (3.00%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.00%) Change Control
8 3 (3.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.00%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.00%) Time Management
9 2 (2.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (77.00%) Perl
2 53 (53.00%) Shell Script
3 40 (40.00%) Bash Shell
4 31 (31.00%) Python
5 26 (26.00%) C-shell
5 26 (26.00%) Korn
6 13 (13.00%) sed
7 12 (12.00%) AWK
7 12 (12.00%) Java
8 11 (11.00%) SQL
9 4 (4.00%) MUMPS
10 2 (2.00%) PHP
10 2 (2.00%) Ruby
11 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (38.00%) Security Cleared
2 30 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 13 (13.00%) RHCE
4 8 (8.00%) Degree
5 4 (4.00%) CCNA
5 4 (4.00%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.00%) DV Cleared
6 3 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (1.00%) HND
7 1 (1.00%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) HL7
2 1 (1.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 32 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (12.00%) NFS
4 7 (7.00%) StorNext
5 5 (5.00%) VMware ESX
5 5 (5.00%) vSphere
6 2 (2.00%) GPFS
6 2 (2.00%) iptables
6 2 (2.00%) Sendmail
6 2 (2.00%) Slurm Workload Manager
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 28 (28.00%) Puppet
2 12 (12.00%) Nagios
2 12 (12.00%) WSUS
3 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.00%) BladeLogic
4 2 (2.00%) BMC PATROL
4 2 (2.00%) Graphite
4 2 (2.00%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.00%) logstash
4 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.00%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.00%) OpenView
5 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 47 (47.00%) Red Hat
2 33 (33.00%) VMware
3 21 (21.00%) Oracle
4 20 (20.00%) NetApp
5 13 (13.00%) Microsoft
6 11 (11.00%) Apple
6 11 (11.00%) F5
7 10 (10.00%) CheckPoint
8 8 (8.00%) Cisco
9 6 (6.00%) HP
9 6 (6.00%) Isilon
10 4 (4.00%) EMC
11 3 (3.00%) Veritas
12 2 (2.00%) BMC
12 2 (2.00%) Citrix
12 2 (2.00%) DataSynapse
12 2 (2.00%) IBM
12 2 (2.00%) Reuters
12 2 (2.00%) Solace
12 2 (2.00%) Splunk
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