Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 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
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 602 593 575
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 +42
Contract jobs citing Samba 40 18 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.084% 0.041% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% 0.33% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 25
London median daily rate £400 £475 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.79% +33.80% -12.62%
10th Percentile £275 £333 £258
90th Percentile £538 £630 £470
England median daily rate £360 £350 £355
% change year-on-year +2.86% -1.41% -8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £14.41 £49.46 -
% change year-on-year -70.88% - -

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 5896 5488 4480
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.42% 12.36% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 4254 3791 3041
London median daily rate £488 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £175
90th Percentile £638 £618 £600
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 141 195
London median hourly rate £20.25 £16.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.73% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.25 £10.60
90th Percentile £57.00 £50.00 £38.61
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% +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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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
Central London -23 2 - -
South London - 2 £418 -
Samba
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 London region with a requirement for Samba.

1 36 (90.00%) Linux
2 26 (65.00%) Windows
3 25 (62.50%) Red Hat
4 21 (52.50%) Data Centre
5 19 (47.50%) Bash Shell
5 19 (47.50%) DNS
5 19 (47.50%) VMware
6 18 (45.00%) Firewall
6 18 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (42.50%) SAN
7 17 (42.50%) Open Source
8 16 (40.00%) LDAP
9 15 (37.50%) Python
9 15 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
10 14 (35.00%) Unix
11 13 (32.50%) DHCP
11 13 (32.50%) Debian
11 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
11 13 (32.50%) Ansible
12 12 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (30.00%) DevOps
12 12 (30.00%) Patch Management
12 12 (30.00%) SolarWinds
12 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
12 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
12 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
12 12 (30.00%) Splunk
12 12 (30.00%) Replication
12 12 (30.00%) Clustering

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 (37.50%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (10.00%) Apache
3 3 (7.50%) OpenStack
3 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.50%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (47.50%) DNS
2 18 (45.00%) Firewall
3 17 (42.50%) SAN
4 16 (40.00%) LDAP
5 13 (32.50%) DHCP
6 12 (30.00%) LAN
6 12 (30.00%) VoIP
6 12 (30.00%) WAN
7 5 (12.50%) NAS
7 5 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 4 (10.00%) HTTP
9 3 (7.50%) OpenVPN
9 3 (7.50%) VPN
10 2 (5.00%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (5.00%) FTP
10 2 (5.00%) HTTPS
10 2 (5.00%) IPsec
10 2 (5.00%) Network Security
10 2 (5.00%) VLAN
10 2 (5.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) Oracle Exadata
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.50%) JIRA
2 1 (2.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 10 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Banking
2 8 (20.00%) Investment Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Financial Institution
4 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) French Language
5 1 (2.50%) German Language
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (37.50%) Administrator
2 15 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
3 14 (35.00%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (27.50%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (27.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 11 (27.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 11 (27.50%) Operations Engineer
5 11 (27.50%) Windows DevOps Engineer
6 9 (22.50%) Linux Administrator
6 9 (22.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 7 (17.50%) Automation Engineer
8 6 (15.00%) Unix Administrator
8 6 (15.00%) Unix Systems Administrator
9 5 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
9 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu Administrator
10 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Operations Engineer
10 4 (10.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 21 (52.50%) Data Centre
2 12 (30.00%) Clustering
2 12 (30.00%) Replication
3 3 (7.50%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Linux
2 26 (65.00%) Windows
3 18 (45.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (35.00%) Unix
5 13 (32.50%) Debian
5 13 (32.50%) Windows Server
6 12 (30.00%) CentOS
6 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 12 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (22.50%) Mac OS
7 9 (22.50%) Ubuntu
7 9 (22.50%) Windows 10
7 9 (22.50%) Windows 7
8 8 (20.00%) AIX
8 8 (20.00%) Solaris
9 5 (12.50%) SUSE
10 3 (7.50%) CoreOS
10 3 (7.50%) FreeBSD
11 2 (5.00%) HPUX
11 2 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) Open Source
2 12 (30.00%) DevOps
2 12 (30.00%) Migration
2 12 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (30.00%) Patch Management
2 12 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (25.00%) Analytics
4 9 (22.50%) Machine Learning
4 9 (22.50%) Task Automation
5 5 (12.50%) Asset Management
5 5 (12.50%) Change Management
5 5 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (12.50%) Investment Management
5 5 (12.50%) Proactive Management
5 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
6 4 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Kernel Tuning
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Monitoring
7 3 (7.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (47.50%) Bash Shell
2 15 (37.50%) Python
3 12 (30.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (20.00%) Perl
5 7 (17.50%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.50%) Korn
7 3 (7.50%) Ruby
8 2 (5.00%) C++
9 1 (2.50%) Java
9 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) SC Cleared
1 9 (22.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.50%) RHCE
3 1 (2.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (2.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 12 (30.00%) VMware ESXi
2 9 (22.50%) NFS
3 8 (20.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 6 (15.00%) KVM
4 6 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (12.50%) SRDF
5 5 (12.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 5 (12.50%) Veritas File System
6 4 (10.00%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (7.50%) Docker
7 3 (7.50%) pfSense
7 3 (7.50%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Ansible
2 12 (30.00%) WMI
3 11 (27.50%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (12.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Puppet
6 3 (7.50%) Kibana
6 3 (7.50%) logstash
6 3 (7.50%) Rancher
6 3 (7.50%) Red Hat Satellite
7 2 (5.00%) NetBackup
7 2 (5.00%) WSUS
8 1 (2.50%) BladeLogic
8 1 (2.50%) Icinga
8 1 (2.50%) Nagios
8 1 (2.50%) Tivoli
8 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (62.50%) Red Hat
2 19 (47.50%) VMware
3 12 (30.00%) Cisco
3 12 (30.00%) Fortinet
3 12 (30.00%) Juniper
3 12 (30.00%) Mitel
3 12 (30.00%) SolarWinds
3 12 (30.00%) Splunk
4 11 (27.50%) Veritas
5 10 (25.00%) Oracle
6 8 (20.00%) EMC
7 5 (12.50%) NetApp
8 2 (5.00%) Apple
8 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.00%) Hitachi
8 2 (5.00%) HP
8 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
8 2 (5.00%) Sun
8 2 (5.00%) Sybase
8 2 (5.00%) Symantec