Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 617 585 587
Rank change year-on-year -32 +2 -2
Contract jobs citing Samba 9 19 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.020% 0.044% 0.069%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 0.39% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 24
London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.43% +0.06% +23.08%
10th Percentile £295 £288 £363
90th Percentile £497 £457 £618
England median daily rate £275 £363 £393
% change year-on-year -24.14% -7.64% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 0
London median hourly rate - £47.00 -
England median hourly rate £19.50 £47.00 £49.46
% change year-on-year -58.51% -4.97% +199.76%

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 6,731 4,859 5,129
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.78% 11.37% 11.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,913 3,409 3,638
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £200 £190 £198
90th Percentile £650 £625 £600
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +17.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 125 126
London median hourly rate £19.25 £20.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +33.33% -11.76%
10th Percentile £13.00 £12.88 £11.13
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £23.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £15.77
% change year-on-year +3.13% +1.47% -3.71%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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
Central London -27 1 £275 -42.11%
North London - 1 - -
Samba
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 8 (88.89%) LDAP
2 8 (88.89%) DNS
3 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
3 6 (66.67%) Migration
3 6 (66.67%) KVM
4 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (55.56%) NAS
4 5 (55.56%) Puppet
4 5 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
4 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
4 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Management
4 5 (55.56%) iSCSI
4 5 (55.56%) SAN
4 5 (55.56%) Veritas
4 5 (55.56%) NFS
5 4 (44.44%) IBM
5 4 (44.44%) OpenView
5 4 (44.44%) HP
5 4 (44.44%) Dell
5 4 (44.44%) RHCE
5 4 (44.44%) BMC
5 4 (44.44%) Firmware
5 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
5 4 (44.44%) BMC PATROL
5 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Project

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 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Drupal
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Project
1 4 (44.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) iSCSI
2 5 (55.56%) NAS
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) SSH
4 1 (11.11%) HTTP
4 1 (11.11%) HTTPS
4 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
4 1 (11.11%) OpenVPN
4 1 (11.11%) OPNsense
4 1 (11.11%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (11.11%) SNMP
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (11.11%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Vagrant
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Linux Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Linux Consultant
3 3 (33.33%) Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (22.22%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) AWS DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Linux DevOps Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 1 (11.11%) Storage Administrator
5 1 (11.11%) Subject Matter Expert
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) LDAP
2 1 (11.11%) LAMP
2 1 (11.11%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Data Centre
1 4 (44.44%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (44.44%) LPAR
2 1 (11.11%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (44.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (44.44%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
2 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 1 (11.11%) Debian
5 1 (11.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Business Continuity
2 5 (55.56%) Capacity Planning
2 5 (55.56%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (55.56%) Performance Management
2 5 (55.56%) Problem Management
3 4 (44.44%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (44.44%) High Availability
3 4 (44.44%) ITIL
3 4 (44.44%) Patch Management
3 4 (44.44%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (44.44%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (44.44%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow
4 2 (22.22%) Workflow Development
5 1 (11.11%) Proactive Management
5 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (11.11%) Video Analytics
5 1 (11.11%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) RHCE
1 4 (44.44%) RHCSA
1 4 (44.44%) RHCVA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) KVM
2 5 (55.56%) NFS
2 5 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (44.44%) Firmware
3 4 (44.44%) RHEV
3 4 (44.44%) Sendmail
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas File System
3 4 (44.44%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Docker
5 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 1 (11.11%) iptables
6 1 (11.11%) LXC
6 1 (11.11%) pfSense
6 1 (11.11%) vCloud
6 1 (11.11%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (11.11%) VirtualBox
6 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Puppet
2 4 (44.44%) BladeLogic
2 4 (44.44%) BMC PATROL
2 4 (44.44%) OpenView
2 4 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
2 4 (44.44%) yum
3 2 (22.22%) Ansible
3 2 (22.22%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 1 (11.11%) Capistrano
4 1 (11.11%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
4 1 (11.11%) PowerBroker
4 1 (11.11%) Terraform
4 1 (11.11%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 5 (55.56%) Veritas
3 4 (44.44%) BMC
3 4 (44.44%) Dell
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) Opsware
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) NetApp
5 1 (11.11%) EMC
5 1 (11.11%) Leostream
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) PagerDuty
5 1 (11.11%) Rackspace