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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Samba
Rank 605 573 530
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -43
Contract jobs citing Samba 15 38 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.070% 0.096%
As % of the System Software category 0.27% 0.72% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 31 34
Average daily rate
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£306 £375 £444
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% -15.49%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £425 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £439 £375 £335
% change year-on-year
+17.00% +11.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London average 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
5607 5266 5034
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.86% 9.64% 9.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 3207 2901 2540
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 567 619 628
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £18.88
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.60 £28.50 £34.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -11.11%

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 31 July 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 13 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 31 July 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 -47 15 £306 -16.94% 6
London +1 7 £300 -18.64% 2
South West -29 5 - -
Wiltshire - 5 - -
Salisbury - 3 - -
South East -9 2 £313 -34.21% 1
East of England 0 1 £565 +61.42% 1
City of London -10 1 - - 1
Southend-on-Sea - 1 £565 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £313 -
Essex - 1 £565 -

Samba
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (78.79%) Windows
2 50 (75.76%) Linux
3 42 (63.64%) Perl
3 42 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 36 (54.55%) VMware
5 26 (39.39%) Solaris
6 25 (37.88%) Oracle
7 23 (34.85%) Puppet
8 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 22 (33.33%) Apache
8 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 22 (33.33%) Shell Script
9 21 (31.82%) SC Cleared
10 20 (30.30%) Ubuntu
11 19 (28.79%) Red Hat
11 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
12 18 (27.27%) Cisco
12 18 (27.27%) Sun
12 18 (27.27%) Python
12 18 (27.27%) UNIX
12 18 (27.27%) Firewall
12 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (25.76%) SAN
13 17 (25.76%) LDAP
14 16 (24.24%) LAN
14 16 (24.24%) WAN
14 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (22.73%) DNS
15 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
16 14 (21.21%) RHCE

Samba
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 22 (33.33%) Apache
2 11 (16.67%) nginx
3 8 (12.12%) Confluence
3 8 (12.12%) MediaWiki
3 8 (12.12%) Tomcat
4 6 (9.09%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.58%) IIS
6 4 (6.06%) WebLogic
7 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (4.55%) JBoss
7 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
7 3 (4.55%) iPlanet
7 3 (4.55%) Oracle Application Server
7 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.55%) Lync
7 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (3.03%) WebLogic Portal
8 2 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (3.03%) MQSeries
8 2 (3.03%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) MS Office
2 2 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Project
3 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.55%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) TCP/IP
2 18 (27.27%) Firewall
3 17 (25.76%) SAN
3 17 (25.76%) LDAP
4 16 (24.24%) LAN
4 16 (24.24%) WAN
5 15 (22.73%) DNS
6 11 (16.67%) VPN
7 7 (10.61%) NAS
8 6 (9.09%) iSCSI
8 6 (9.09%) VLAN
8 6 (9.09%) DHCP
9 5 (7.58%) OSPF
9 5 (7.58%) BGP
9 5 (7.58%) EIGRP
9 5 (7.58%) IPv6
9 5 (7.58%) Network Security
9 5 (7.58%) IPsec
10 4 (6.06%) Wireless
10 4 (6.06%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.21%) MySQL
2 12 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (15.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (9.09%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.55%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.52%) MS Access
7 1 (1.52%) DB2
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 11 (16.67%) JIRA
1 11 (16.67%) Hudson
1 11 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 8 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 8 (12.12%) Subversion
3 1 (1.52%) StarTeam
3 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.52%) Toad
3 1 (1.52%) ClearQuest
3 1 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.03%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (30.30%) Administrator
2 18 (27.27%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (21.21%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (19.70%) Designer
4 13 (19.70%) Senior Designer
4 13 (19.70%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) DevOps Engineer
5 10 (15.15%) Linux DevOps Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 7 (10.61%) Linux Administrator
7 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Windows Administrator
9 3 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
10 2 (3.03%) Solaris Systems Administrator
10 2 (3.03%) UNIX Specialist
10 2 (3.03%) Analyst
10 2 (3.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) .NET
2 4 (6.06%) LAMP
3 3 (4.55%) J2EE
4 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (1.52%) XML
5 1 (1.52%) CGI
5 1 (1.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (16.67%) Wiki
3 8 (12.12%) Clustering
3 8 (12.12%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.58%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.52%) FMCG
6 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (1.52%) Statistics
6 1 (1.52%) Freedom of Information Act
6 1 (1.52%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 52 (78.79%) Windows
2 50 (75.76%) Linux
3 26 (39.39%) Solaris
4 22 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (30.30%) Ubuntu
6 18 (27.27%) UNIX
7 16 (24.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (21.21%) CentOS
8 14 (21.21%) Mac OS X Server
9 13 (19.70%) Debian
10 12 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (10.61%) Mac OS X
13 4 (6.06%) AIX
14 3 (4.55%) HPUX
14 3 (4.55%) SUSE
14 3 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) Configuration Management
2 14 (21.21%) Open Source
3 12 (18.18%) DevOps
4 11 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (16.67%) ITIL
5 8 (12.12%) Build Automation
6 7 (10.61%) Load Balancing
7 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (6.06%) Data Modelling
8 4 (6.06%) High Availability
8 4 (6.06%) Change Management
8 4 (6.06%) Database Theory
8 4 (6.06%) Relational Database Theory
9 3 (4.55%) Patch Management
9 3 (4.55%) Procure-to-pay
9 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
9 3 (4.55%) Project Management
9 3 (4.55%) Service Management
10 2 (3.03%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 42 (63.64%) Perl
2 22 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 18 (27.27%) Python
4 11 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 9 (13.64%) SQL
6 8 (12.12%) PHP
6 8 (12.12%) Ruby
7 7 (10.61%) Java
8 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
9 5 (7.58%) Korn
10 3 (4.55%) C-shell
11 2 (3.03%) C++
11 2 (3.03%) VB
12 1 (1.52%) VB.NET
12 1 (1.52%) VBA
12 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 21 (31.82%) SC Cleared
3 14 (21.21%) RHCE
4 13 (19.70%) DV Cleared
5 5 (7.58%) Degree
5 5 (7.58%) CCNA
5 5 (7.58%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (3.03%) OCP
7 2 (3.03%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (3.03%) MCSE
7 2 (3.03%) MCSA
8 1 (1.52%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.03%) GxP
System Software
1 42 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (18.18%) Postfix
4 11 (16.67%) iptables
5 10 (15.15%) NFS
6 5 (7.58%) XenServer
7 4 (6.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 4 (6.06%) vSphere
7 4 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (6.06%) Hyper-V
7 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
8 3 (4.55%) XenApp
8 3 (4.55%) KVM
8 3 (4.55%) XenDesktop
9 2 (3.03%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (1.52%) VMware Server
10 1 (1.52%) Firmware
10 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (1.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (1.52%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 23 (34.85%) Puppet
2 14 (21.21%) WSUS
3 8 (12.12%) ZABBIX
4 7 (10.61%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (10.61%) Salt
5 3 (4.55%) Ansible
5 3 (4.55%) SCCM
5 3 (4.55%) OpenView
6 2 (3.03%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (3.03%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (3.03%) Red Hat Satellite
7 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.52%) Cacti
7 1 (1.52%) Dollar Universe
7 1 (1.52%) Tivoli
7 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 1 (1.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 1 (1.52%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (1.52%) Nagios
7 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (54.55%) VMware
2 25 (37.88%) Oracle
3 19 (28.79%) Red Hat
4 18 (27.27%) Cisco
4 18 (27.27%) Sun
5 13 (19.70%) Apple
6 8 (12.12%) HP
7 6 (9.09%) NetApp
8 5 (7.58%) Veritas
8 5 (7.58%) Citrix
8 5 (7.58%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.55%) 3PAR
9 3 (4.55%) Brocade
9 3 (4.55%) PlateSpin
9 3 (4.55%) ProCurve
9 3 (4.55%) F5
9 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
9 3 (4.55%) EMC
9 3 (4.55%) NetIQ
10 2 (3.03%) CommVault
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