Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 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
Central London > City of London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 247 239 264
Rank change year-on-year -8 +25 +40
Contract jobs citing Samba 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.014% 0.030% 0.088%
As % of the System Software category 0.12% 0.28% 0.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
City of London median daily rate - - £413
Central London median daily rate - - £394
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

Samba is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
City of London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 855 717 893
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.98% 10.70% 9.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 694 558 675
City of London median daily rate £494 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.72% +5.88% +13.56%
10th Percentile £214 £204 £213
90th Percentile £663 £638 £625
Central London median daily rate £485 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% +17.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 36
City of London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.82% +8.33% +10.77%
10th Percentile £10.60 £11.25 £12.85
90th Percentile £27.33 £55.00 £30.15
Central London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £17.99
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.61% +12.44%

Samba
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Samba as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

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 23 November 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%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis

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
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Unix Systems Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Veritas
1 1 (100.00%) VMware