The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 28 March 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
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 121 107
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14  
Contract jobs citing Samba 2 1 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.11% 0.045% 0.83%
As % of the System Software category 0.73% 0.25% 5.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 11
Median daily rate £288 £251 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.77% -24.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £251 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £345 £350
% change year-on-year -1.44% -1.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 Hampshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Hampshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 275 396 358
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 14.75% 17.95% 16.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 261 167
Median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 35 36
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.13 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.48% -19.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.27 £13.40 £11.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.83 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

Samba
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Samba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Samba in Hampshire

Samba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba in Hampshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Samba in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Samba.

1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) MS Office
3 6 (50.00%) HP
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) Patch Management
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
4 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) Sun
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
4 4 (33.33%) LAN
4 4 (33.33%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) HPUX
4 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 3 (25.00%) X.500
6 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) VMware

Samba
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) LAN
1 4 (33.33%) SAN
1 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (25.00%) X.500
3 2 (16.67%) LDAP
3 2 (16.67%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (8.33%) PCoIP
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Programmer
3 2 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Java Programmer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Linux
2 8 (66.67%) Unix
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (33.33%) AIX
4 4 (33.33%) HPUX
4 4 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Perl
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (16.67%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (16.67%) NFS
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Server
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 4 (33.33%) Sun
3 2 (16.67%) NETGEAR
3 2 (16.67%) VMware