The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Samba skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Samba over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Samba
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 - 210
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Samba 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.030% - 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.29% - 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £475 - £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.67%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £49.46 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.96% +199.75%  

Samba is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 346 379 569
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.50% 11.13% 9.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 288 310 425
Median daily rate £450 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +19.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £238 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 34
Median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -16.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.25 £22.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

Samba
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Samba as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Samba in the City of London

Samba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Samba in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Samba in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, 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 across the City of London region with a requirement for Samba.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server

Samba
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) LDAP
1 1 (100.00%) NAS
1 1 (100.00%) SAN
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat