The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 266 250
Rank change year-on-year +17 -16  
Contract jobs citing Samba 5 1 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.064% 0.011% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 0.54% 0.077% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 13
Median daily rate £330 £251 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +31.73% -28.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £251 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £251 £443
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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 932 1295 1274
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 11.89% 13.96% 12.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 525 804 646
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 102 130
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.17 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.04% +28.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.00 £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 the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Samba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Samba in the South East

Samba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Samba in the South East

Samba
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the South East region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire - 3 £340 - 2
Hampshire +11 2 £288 +14.77%
Samba
England

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 South East region with a requirement for Samba.

1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) MS Office
3 6 (40.00%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (33.33%) VMware
4 5 (33.33%) NFS
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco
5 4 (26.67%) Sun
5 4 (26.67%) SAN
5 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
5 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) Perl
5 4 (26.67%) AIX
5 4 (26.67%) HPUX
5 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) WAN
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
5 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
6 3 (20.00%) Ansible

Samba
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (40.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
1 4 (26.67%) WAN
2 3 (20.00%) X.500
3 2 (13.33%) LDAP
3 2 (13.33%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (6.67%) PCoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MariaDB
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
1 3 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) DevOps Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 2 (13.33%) Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) .NET Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Java Programmer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) LAMP
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) JBoss Seam
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (86.67%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Unix
2 8 (53.33%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (26.67%) AIX
4 4 (26.67%) HPUX
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Patch Management
1 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) DevOps
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (13.33%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (13.33%) Server Virtualisation
3 2 (13.33%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) Perl
1 4 (26.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (20.00%) PHP
3 2 (13.33%) C#
3 2 (13.33%) C++
3 2 (13.33%) Java
4 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) NFS
2 3 (20.00%) Docker
2 3 (20.00%) Squid
3 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Server
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (13.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Ansible
2 3 (20.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) HP
2 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 4 (26.67%) Red Hat
3 4 (26.67%) Sun
4 2 (13.33%) NETGEAR
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
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