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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Samba
Rank 571 533 564
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +31
Contract jobs citing Samba 16 11 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.023% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category 0.30% 0.25% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 7 11
Average daily rate £413 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £287 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £410 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £275
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +27.27%
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
5255 4391 4700
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.33% 9.20% 7.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2686 2123 2314
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 624 570
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.06 £31.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%

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 18 April 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 24 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -82 15 £419 +19.64% 8
South West - 8 £425 - 1
Bristol - 7 £425 -
London -25 4 £400 +15.94% 4
City of London - 3 £450 - 2
Scotland -6 1 £120 -56.36%
Hertfordshire -8 1 - -
South East -13 1 £350 -12.50% 2
East of England -27 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £375 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £120 -
Halifax - 1 £375 - 1
Leeds - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Manchester - - - -
Stevenage - - - -
East Sussex - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
West Midlands - - - -

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 40 (93.02%) Linux
2 33 (76.74%) Red Hat
3 32 (74.42%) UNIX
4 30 (69.77%) Perl
5 23 (53.49%) Solaris
5 23 (53.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 21 (48.84%) Apache
6 21 (48.84%) Java
6 21 (48.84%) Puppet
7 20 (46.51%) NFS
7 20 (46.51%) DNS
8 19 (44.19%) Oracle
8 19 (44.19%) Ruby
9 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
9 18 (41.86%) EMC
9 18 (41.86%) Configuration Management
9 18 (41.86%) VMware
10 16 (37.21%) Sun
10 16 (37.21%) SAN
10 16 (37.21%) Windows
10 16 (37.21%) J2EE
11 13 (30.23%) Nagios
11 13 (30.23%) Firewall
11 13 (30.23%) Tomcat
11 13 (30.23%) Ganglia
11 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (30.23%) Splunk
11 13 (30.23%) Sendmail
11 13 (30.23%) NAS
11 13 (30.23%) Bash Shell

Samba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 21 (48.84%) Apache
2 13 (30.23%) Tomcat
3 8 (18.60%) nginx
4 5 (11.63%) Confluence
5 4 (9.30%) MediaWiki
6 2 (4.65%) IIS
7 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
7 1 (2.33%) SAS
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (25.58%) Amazon EC2
2 9 (20.93%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (46.51%) DNS
2 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
3 16 (37.21%) SAN
4 13 (30.23%) Firewall
4 13 (30.23%) NAS
5 12 (27.91%) LDAP
6 10 (23.26%) VPN
7 8 (18.60%) LAN
7 8 (18.60%) WAN
8 7 (16.28%) Network Security
9 6 (13.95%) IPsec
9 6 (13.95%) SNMP
10 5 (11.63%) IPv6
11 4 (9.30%) SSH
11 4 (9.30%) OSPF
11 4 (9.30%) BGP
11 4 (9.30%) EIGRP
11 4 (9.30%) SSL
11 4 (9.30%) SMTP
11 4 (9.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) MySQL
2 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 4 (9.30%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Git (software)
1 8 (18.60%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.63%) Hudson
2 5 (11.63%) JIRA
3 4 (9.30%) Subversion
4 3 (6.98%) Ant
4 3 (6.98%) ClearCase
4 3 (6.98%) CruiseControl
5 2 (4.65%) ClearQuest
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (2.33%) ProC
General
1 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Back Office
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Banking
2 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) Administrator
2 15 (34.88%) UNIX Administrator
3 10 (23.26%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (23.26%) Senior UNIX Administrator
4 9 (20.93%) Systems Administrator
5 7 (16.28%) Consultant
5 7 (16.28%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (13.95%) UNIX Consultant
7 5 (11.63%) Senior Consultant
7 5 (11.63%) Senior UNIX Consultant
7 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (6.98%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.98%) UNIX Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Specialist
9 2 (4.65%) Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Configuration Manager
10 1 (2.33%) Analyst
10 1 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (37.21%) J2EE
2 9 (20.93%) LAMP
3 5 (11.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Clustering
2 4 (9.30%) Wiki
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Open Source
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) CLARiiON
3 2 (4.65%) Replication
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 40 (93.02%) Linux
2 32 (74.42%) UNIX
3 23 (53.49%) Solaris
3 23 (53.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (37.21%) Windows
5 7 (16.28%) Debian
6 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (11.63%) AIX
7 5 (11.63%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
8 3 (6.98%) SUSE
8 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
9 2 (4.65%) CentOS
9 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (4.65%) HPUX
10 1 (2.33%) SELinux
10 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Configuration Management
2 9 (20.93%) Problem Management
3 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (13.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
5 5 (11.63%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (4.65%) Load Balancing
8 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (4.65%) Capacity Management
8 2 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (4.65%) Document Management
8 2 (4.65%) CMMI
8 2 (4.65%) ERP
8 2 (4.65%) RUP
9 1 (2.33%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.33%) Project Management
9 1 (2.33%) Migration
9 1 (2.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) Perl
2 21 (48.84%) Java
3 19 (44.19%) Ruby
4 13 (30.23%) Bash Shell
5 6 (13.95%) PHP
6 5 (11.63%) SQL
6 5 (11.63%) Korn
7 4 (9.30%) Python
7 4 (9.30%) VB
8 3 (6.98%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
10 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) RHCE
1 3 (6.98%) RHCA
1 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) HND
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) MCSA
3 1 (2.33%) CCA
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) NFS
2 13 (30.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (30.23%) Sendmail
3 8 (18.60%) Postfix
4 6 (13.95%) Xen
4 6 (13.95%) XenServer
4 6 (13.95%) VMware ESX
5 4 (9.30%) VMware Server
6 3 (6.98%) Active Directory
7 2 (4.65%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 2 (4.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 2 (4.65%) vSphere
7 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (2.33%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (2.33%) KVM
Systems Management
1 21 (48.84%) Puppet
2 13 (30.23%) Nagios
2 13 (30.23%) Ganglia
3 11 (25.58%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (11.63%) ZABBIX
5 2 (4.65%) WSUS
5 2 (4.65%) BladeLogic
5 2 (4.65%) Cobbler
5 2 (4.65%) BMC PATROL
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (2.33%) Tivoli
6 1 (2.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (2.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 33 (76.74%) Red Hat
2 19 (44.19%) Oracle
3 18 (41.86%) EMC
3 18 (41.86%) VMware
4 16 (37.21%) Sun
5 13 (30.23%) Splunk
6 7 (16.28%) Citrix
7 6 (13.95%) HP
8 5 (11.63%) IBM
9 4 (9.30%) NetApp
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
10 3 (6.98%) Egenera
11 2 (4.65%) Fujitsu
11 2 (4.65%) F5
11 2 (4.65%) 3PAR
11 2 (4.65%) CheckPoint
11 2 (4.65%) Dell
11 2 (4.65%) Veritas
11 2 (4.65%) BMC
12 1 (2.33%) Cisco
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