The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 535 535 473
Rank change year-on-year
0 -62
Contract jobs citing Samba 42 26 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.083% 0.053% 0.12%
As % of the System Software category 0.86% 0.55% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 12 46
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£350 £406 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.84% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £258 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £432 £688
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £275 £375
% change year-on-year
+27.27% -26.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 -
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

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
4890 4723 4308
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.63% 9.70% 9.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2697 2432 2003
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £165 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 557 551 761
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -14.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.97 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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 26 January 2015.

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 30 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 26 January 2015. 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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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 -10 42 £350 -13.84% 14
South East -8 21 £328 -0.75% 1
Hampshire -2 19 £328 - 1
London -2 11 £438 +6.06% 7
Havant +3 10 £350 -
South West -18 7 £425 +54.54% 6
Bristol - 5 £425 - 4
Berkshire -3 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £450 - 2
Leeds - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 £350 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
City of London - - - - 5
Merseyside - - - -
North West - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Inverclyde - - - -
East of England - - - -
Liverpool - - - -
Andover - - - - 1
Birmingham - - - -
Dundee - - - -
Greenock - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Hertfordshire - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Reading - - - -
Slough - - - -
Watford - - - -

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 52 (73.24%) Linux
2 48 (67.61%) Red Hat
3 37 (52.11%) Apache
4 30 (42.25%) VMware
4 30 (42.25%) Bash Shell
5 29 (40.85%) UNIX
5 29 (40.85%) Perl
6 28 (39.44%) Windows
6 28 (39.44%) SAN
7 26 (36.62%) WAN
7 26 (36.62%) LDAP
7 26 (36.62%) Firewall
7 26 (36.62%) DevOps
8 25 (35.21%) Jenkins
8 25 (35.21%) CentOS
8 25 (35.21%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (35.21%) LAN
9 24 (33.80%) Puppet
9 24 (33.80%) Hudson
10 23 (32.39%) XenServer
10 23 (32.39%) Citrix
11 22 (30.99%) Ruby
11 22 (30.99%) Ubuntu
12 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
13 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
13 19 (26.76%) Opscode Chef
13 19 (26.76%) Salt
13 19 (26.76%) PHP
14 18 (25.35%) Solaris
14 18 (25.35%) LAMP

Samba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 37 (52.11%) Apache
2 12 (16.90%) Confluence
2 12 (16.90%) MediaWiki
3 11 (15.49%) nginx
4 6 (8.45%) Tomcat
5 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.63%) IIS
6 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Office
2 4 (5.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) ResourceLink
1 2 (2.82%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (1.41%) RMDS
2 1 (1.41%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (39.44%) SAN
2 26 (36.62%) LDAP
2 26 (36.62%) WAN
2 26 (36.62%) Firewall
3 25 (35.21%) LAN
4 12 (16.90%) VPN
4 12 (16.90%) Network Security
5 11 (15.49%) IPsec
5 11 (15.49%) IPv6
5 11 (15.49%) OSPF
5 11 (15.49%) BGP
5 11 (15.49%) EIGRP
6 10 (14.08%) NAS
7 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
8 7 (9.86%) DNS
9 4 (5.63%) SSL
10 3 (4.23%) DHCP
10 3 (4.23%) HTTP
11 2 (2.82%) FTP
11 2 (2.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.31%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (16.90%) MySQL
3 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.04%) SQL Server
5 4 (5.63%) Ingres
6 3 (4.23%) Redis
7 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.41%) MS Access
8 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (35.21%) Jenkins
2 24 (33.80%) Hudson
3 13 (18.31%) Git (software)
3 13 (18.31%) Subversion
4 12 (16.90%) JIRA
General
1 3 (4.23%) Finance
1 3 (4.23%) Banking
2 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
3 1 (1.41%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 14 (19.72%) Administrator
3 13 (18.31%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) UNIX Engineer
4 12 (16.90%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) UNIX Administrator
5 8 (11.27%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (9.86%) UNIX Systems Administrator
7 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (5.63%) Architect
8 4 (5.63%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Solaris Administrator
9 3 (4.23%) Programmer
10 2 (2.82%) Network Administrator
10 2 (2.82%) Developer
10 2 (2.82%) Analyst
10 2 (2.82%) Consultant
10 2 (2.82%) Data Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) LAMP
2 7 (9.86%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) Middleware
3 1 (1.41%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
3 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Wiki
2 7 (9.86%) Clustering
3 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) Statistics
4 2 (2.82%) Replication
5 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.41%) Animation
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 52 (73.24%) Linux
2 29 (40.85%) UNIX
3 28 (39.44%) Windows
4 25 (35.21%) CentOS
5 22 (30.99%) Ubuntu
6 18 (25.35%) Solaris
7 15 (21.13%) AIX
8 11 (15.49%) Debian
8 11 (15.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (9.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (2.82%) SUSE
11 1 (1.41%) HPUX
11 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (1.41%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) DevOps
2 25 (35.21%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (21.13%) Service Delivery
4 13 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (18.31%) Capacity Planning
5 11 (15.49%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.08%) Build Automation
7 7 (9.86%) Migration
8 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
8 6 (8.45%) Database Theory
8 6 (8.45%) Relational Database Theory
9 5 (7.04%) ITIL
10 4 (5.63%) Load Balancing
11 3 (4.23%) High Availability
11 3 (4.23%) Project Management
12 2 (2.82%) Information Security
12 2 (2.82%) Data Governance
12 2 (2.82%) Performance Tuning
13 1 (1.41%) Server Monitoring
13 1 (1.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (42.25%) Bash Shell
2 29 (40.85%) Perl
3 22 (30.99%) Ruby
4 19 (26.76%) PHP
5 15 (21.13%) Java
6 11 (15.49%) Shell Script
7 7 (9.86%) SQL
8 6 (8.45%) C++
9 3 (4.23%) C#
9 3 (4.23%) VBA
9 3 (4.23%) Korn
10 2 (2.82%) Bourne shell
10 2 (2.82%) C
11 1 (1.41%) Python
11 1 (1.41%) C-shell
11 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (28.17%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.31%) CCNA
3 13 (18.31%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.23%) RHCE
5 2 (2.82%) RHCA
6 1 (1.41%) Degree
6 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.41%) MCSA
6 1 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 23 (32.39%) XenServer
2 16 (22.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (18.31%) Postfix
4 10 (14.08%) NFS
5 9 (12.68%) Active Directory
6 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.82%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 2 (2.82%) GPFS
7 1 (1.41%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.41%) Veritas File System
7 1 (1.41%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (1.41%) vSphere
7 1 (1.41%) Corosync
7 1 (1.41%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.41%) Squid
Systems Management
1 24 (33.80%) Puppet
2 19 (26.76%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (26.76%) Salt
3 15 (21.13%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 14 (19.72%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.82%) Nagios
5 2 (2.82%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.82%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 1 (1.41%) Legato
6 1 (1.41%) Red Hat Satellite
6 1 (1.41%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.41%) WSUS
6 1 (1.41%) Veritas Storage Foundation
6 1 (1.41%) Cacti
6 1 (1.41%) YaST
6 1 (1.41%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 48 (67.61%) Red Hat
2 30 (42.25%) VMware
3 23 (32.39%) Citrix
4 11 (15.49%) Oracle
5 6 (8.45%) IBM
6 5 (7.04%) HP
6 5 (7.04%) EMC
7 4 (5.63%) Sun
8 3 (4.23%) NetApp
8 3 (4.23%) Veritas
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.82%) Business Objects
9 2 (2.82%) Epicor
9 2 (2.82%) Novell
10 1 (1.41%) BMC
10 1 (1.41%) SAP
10 1 (1.41%) Cisco
10 1 (1.41%) Sybase
10 1 (1.41%) Dell
10 1 (1.41%) Computacenter
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City, London
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Bristol, Avon
TRG
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Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Proprius Recruitment
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
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Rate: £37,500 - £48,000 per annum (pro-rata)
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