Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 25 May 2018 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
England > London
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 617 550 557
Rank change year-on-year -67 +7 +3
Contract jobs citing Samba 10 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.022% 0.066% 0.095%
As % of the System Software category 0.16% 0.60% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 32
London median daily rate £450 £401 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.36% +9.73% +7.35%
10th Percentile £294 £323 £263
90th Percentile £501 £488 £536
England median daily rate £329 £400 £355
% change year-on-year -17.88% +12.68% -2.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 15 0
London median hourly rate - £47.00 -
England median hourly rate £19.50 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -58.51% - -

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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6,252 4,368 4,469
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.61% 11.06% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,612 3,049 3,099
London median daily rate £500 £468 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +4.47% +14.74%
10th Percentile £204 £200 £190
90th Percentile £650 £625 £588
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 113 162
London median hourly rate £20.50 £21.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.38% +40.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £12.04 £12.88 £10.75
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £32.35
England median hourly rate £16.22 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +1.34% +3.23% -3.13%

Samba
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Samba in London

Samba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Samba in London

Samba
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Samba in London over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Samba in London

Samba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Samba in London

Samba
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the London region over the 6 months to 25 May 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North London - 2 £329 -
Central London -37 1 £275 -42.11% 2
Samba
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Samba also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for Samba.

1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (80.00%) NFS
3 7 (70.00%) LDAP
3 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 7 (70.00%) Puppet
3 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 5 (50.00%) Windows
5 5 (50.00%) DevOps
6 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (40.00%) Open Source
6 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
6 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
6 4 (40.00%) CentOS
6 4 (40.00%) Python
6 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (40.00%) Firewall
7 3 (30.00%) Workflow
7 3 (30.00%) Migration
7 3 (30.00%) Debian
7 3 (30.00%) SSH
7 3 (30.00%) Kerberos
7 3 (30.00%) MySQL
7 3 (30.00%) Apache
7 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (30.00%) vSphere

Samba
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (10.00%) CMS
3 1 (10.00%) Drupal
3 1 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (10.00%) JBoss
3 1 (10.00%) nginx
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) DHCP
1 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) Kerberos
3 3 (30.00%) SSH
4 2 (20.00%) iSCSI
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) SAN
4 2 (20.00%) Spanning Tree
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VLAN
4 2 (20.00%) WAN
5 1 (10.00%) HTTP
5 1 (10.00%) HTTPS
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) OpenVPN
5 1 (10.00%) OPNsense
5 1 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (10.00%) SNMP
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
2 2 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Data Lake
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Hudson
2 1 (10.00%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Administrator
1 3 (30.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) AWS Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) AWS DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Database Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Subject Matter Expert
3 1 (10.00%) Windows DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) LDAP
2 2 (20.00%) LAMP
3 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (40.00%) CentOS
3 4 (40.00%) Ubuntu
4 3 (30.00%) Debian
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
6 1 (10.00%) FreeBSD
6 1 (10.00%) SUSE
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) Open Source
3 3 (30.00%) Migration
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow
3 3 (30.00%) Workflow Development
4 2 (20.00%) Analytics
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (10.00%) BCP
5 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (10.00%) Content Management
5 1 (10.00%) Data Migration
5 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (10.00%) Release Management
5 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (10.00%) Video Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) Perl
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
3 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) RHCE
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) NFS
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) KVM
3 3 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) Ceph
4 2 (20.00%) Docker
4 2 (20.00%) GlusterFS
4 2 (20.00%) iptables
5 1 (10.00%) DRBD
5 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (10.00%) Lustre
5 1 (10.00%) LXC
5 1 (10.00%) oVirt
5 1 (10.00%) pfSense
5 1 (10.00%) RHEV
5 1 (10.00%) vCloud
5 1 (10.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (10.00%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (70.00%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (70.00%) Puppet
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) HAProxy
2 3 (30.00%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (10.00%) Capistrano
3 1 (10.00%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (10.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (10.00%) PowerBroker
3 1 (10.00%) Terraform
3 1 (10.00%) WMI
3 1 (10.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (20.00%) NetApp
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (10.00%) Hortonworks
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Leostream
4 1 (10.00%) Mitel
4 1 (10.00%) PagerDuty
4 1 (10.00%) Rackspace
4 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (10.00%) Splunk
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec
4 1 (10.00%) Veritas