Period
to 22 February 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 22 February 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 610 566 556
Rank change year-on-year -44 -10 +7
Contract jobs citing Samba 36 26 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.077% 0.063% 0.093%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 0.52% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 8 30
London median daily rate £400 £488 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.95% +41.82% -1.79%
10th Percentile £275 £384 £259
90th Percentile £538 £640 £457
England median daily rate £350 £375 £350
% change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -3.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
London median hourly rate - £47.00 -
England median hourly rate £14.95 £47.00 -
% change year-on-year -68.19% - -

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 5,955 4,983 4,243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.68% 12.06% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,372 3,418 2,918
London median daily rate £500 £455 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.89% +7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £191 £200 £180
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £418 £388
% change year-on-year +7.78% +7.74% +7.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 142 197
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +26.67% -3.23%
10th Percentile £11.81 £12.53 £10.50
90th Percentile £53.30 £50.00 £38.50
England median hourly rate £16.36 £16.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year +2.25% +6.67% -3.23%

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 22 February 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 22 February 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
South London -48 1 - -
North London - 1 £329 -
Samba
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 33 (91.67%) Linux
2 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
3 22 (61.11%) Windows
4 20 (55.56%) Data Centre
5 19 (52.78%) Open Source
5 19 (52.78%) Bash Shell
5 19 (52.78%) VMware
6 18 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (47.22%) DNS
7 17 (47.22%) Firewall
8 16 (44.44%) SAN
9 15 (41.67%) CentOS
9 15 (41.67%) DHCP
9 15 (41.67%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (38.89%) DevOps
10 14 (38.89%) LDAP
11 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
11 13 (36.11%) LAN
11 13 (36.11%) Python
11 13 (36.11%) WAN
11 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
11 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
11 13 (36.11%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (33.33%) Splunk
12 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (33.33%) Patch Management
12 12 (33.33%) Cisco

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 15 (41.67%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (16.67%) Apache
3 3 (8.33%) OpenStack
3 3 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.78%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.78%) Oracle Application Server
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (47.22%) DNS
1 17 (47.22%) Firewall
2 16 (44.44%) SAN
3 15 (41.67%) DHCP
4 13 (36.11%) LAN
4 13 (36.11%) WAN
5 12 (33.33%) VoIP
6 6 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 4 (11.11%) NAS
7 4 (11.11%) VLAN
8 3 (8.33%) HTTP
8 3 (8.33%) OpenVPN
8 3 (8.33%) OPNsense
9 2 (5.56%) Kerberos
9 2 (5.56%) Spanning Tree
9 2 (5.56%) WLAN
10 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.78%) FTP
10 1 (2.78%) Network Security
10 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Data Lake
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.78%) Hudson
2 1 (2.78%) JIRA
2 1 (2.78%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 8 (22.22%) Banking
2 8 (22.22%) Investment Banking
3 5 (13.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Linux Engineer
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Engineer
3 12 (33.33%) Administrator
3 12 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 12 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
4 11 (30.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 11 (30.56%) Operations Engineer
4 11 (30.56%) Windows DevOps Engineer
5 7 (19.44%) Automation Engineer
6 6 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (16.67%) Unix Administrator
6 6 (16.67%) Unix Systems Administrator
7 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
7 4 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 3 (8.33%) SAN Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (38.89%) LDAP
2 3 (8.33%) Elastic Stack
3 2 (5.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 12 (33.33%) Clustering
2 12 (33.33%) Replication
3 3 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Linux
2 22 (61.11%) Windows
3 18 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 15 (41.67%) CentOS
5 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
6 12 (33.33%) Unix
6 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (30.56%) Debian
8 8 (22.22%) AIX
8 8 (22.22%) Ubuntu
9 6 (16.67%) Solaris
9 6 (16.67%) SUSE
9 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
9 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
10 5 (13.89%) Mac OS
11 3 (8.33%) CoreOS
11 3 (8.33%) FreeBSD
12 2 (5.56%) Mac OS X
13 1 (2.78%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (52.78%) Open Source
2 14 (38.89%) DevOps
3 12 (33.33%) Migration
3 12 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 12 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (22.22%) Task Automation
5 7 (19.44%) Analytics
6 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (16.67%) Machine Learning
7 5 (13.89%) Asset Management
7 5 (13.89%) Change Management
7 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
7 5 (13.89%) Investment Management
7 5 (13.89%) Performance Tuning
7 5 (13.89%) Proactive Management
7 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
8 3 (8.33%) High Availability
8 3 (8.33%) Kernel Tuning
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (52.78%) Bash Shell
2 13 (36.11%) PowerShell
2 13 (36.11%) Python
3 8 (22.22%) Perl
4 5 (13.89%) Korn
4 5 (13.89%) Shell Script
5 4 (11.11%) Ruby
6 2 (5.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (19.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) RHCE
4 1 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (36.11%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 9 (25.00%) NFS
4 7 (19.44%) KVM
5 6 (16.67%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 6 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (13.89%) SRDF
6 5 (13.89%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 5 (13.89%) Veritas File System
7 4 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (8.33%) Docker
8 3 (8.33%) pfSense
9 2 (5.56%) Ceph
9 2 (5.56%) GlusterFS
9 2 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (2.78%) Active Directory
10 1 (2.78%) iptables
10 1 (2.78%) oVirt
10 1 (2.78%) RHEV
10 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (33.33%) WMI
3 10 (27.78%) Ansible
4 5 (13.89%) Puppet
4 5 (13.89%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Kibana
5 3 (8.33%) logstash
5 3 (8.33%) Rancher
5 3 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
6 2 (5.56%) HAProxy
6 2 (5.56%) NetBackup
6 2 (5.56%) WSUS
7 1 (2.78%) BladeLogic
7 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Red Hat
2 19 (52.78%) VMware
3 12 (33.33%) Cisco
3 12 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 12 (33.33%) Juniper
3 12 (33.33%) Mitel
3 12 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 12 (33.33%) Splunk
4 10 (27.78%) Oracle
5 9 (25.00%) Veritas
6 8 (22.22%) EMC
7 4 (11.11%) NetApp
8 2 (5.56%) Apple
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.56%) Symantec
9 1 (2.78%) Brocade
9 1 (2.78%) Hitachi
9 1 (2.78%) HP
9 1 (2.78%) Sun
9 1 (2.78%) Sybase