The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 23 June 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 West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 135 136
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1  
Contract jobs citing Samba 7 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.26% 0.27% 0.29%
As % of the System Software category 2.14% 1.92% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 2
Median daily rate £405 £393 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.18% +4.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% -6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 £49.46 £16.50
% change year-on-year -3.96% +199.75%  

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 327 416 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 12.04% 13.90% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 209 243 157
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £229 £144
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 36 52
Median hourly rate £47.50 £15.18 £20.19
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +212.96% -24.80%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £11.01 £12.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £34.75 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

Samba
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Samba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Samba in the South West

Samba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Samba in the South West

Samba
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Somerset - 5 - -
Bristol - 2 £405 - 2
Samba
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 West region with a requirement for Samba.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) PHP
3 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) MySQL
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Squid
3 5 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
3 5 (71.43%) Web Development
3 5 (71.43%) RIA
3 5 (71.43%) Test Management
3 5 (71.43%) Nagios
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Intranet
3 5 (71.43%) Extranet
3 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (71.43%) Migration
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell

Samba
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint 2010
2 5 (71.43%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (28.57%) Apache
3 2 (28.57%) iPlanet
3 2 (28.57%) JBoss
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (14.29%) MQSeries
4 1 (14.29%) OpenStack
4 1 (14.29%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) Extranet
2 5 (71.43%) Intranet
3 2 (28.57%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) FCoE
4 1 (14.29%) iSCSI
4 1 (14.29%) LDAP
4 1 (14.29%) NAS
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
4 1 (14.29%) VLAN
4 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) MySQL
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) SharePoint Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Solaris Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Administrator
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) RIA
2 2 (28.57%) Clustering
2 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) CentOS
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) AIX
4 2 (28.57%) HPUX
4 2 (28.57%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) SUSE
4 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Disaster Recovery
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Architecture
1 5 (71.43%) Test Management
1 5 (71.43%) Web Development
2 2 (28.57%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 1 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Management
3 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PHP
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 1 (14.29%) C-shell
2 1 (14.29%) Korn
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Squid
3 1 (14.29%) KVM
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (14.29%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Nagios
1 5 (71.43%) Webmin
1 5 (71.43%) Xymon
2 1 (14.29%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Citrix
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Veeam
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
5 1 (14.29%) Cognos
5 1 (14.29%) HP
5 1 (14.29%) Opsware
5 1 (14.29%) PlateSpin
5 1 (14.29%) Veritas
Bristol, Somerset
Robert Half
Posted: 23 hours ago