Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 190 196 205
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9 -23
Contract jobs citing Samba 16 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.28% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the System Software category 2.25% 1.13% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 3 9
South West median daily rate £325 £393 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.20% +6.08% -12.94%
10th Percentile £300 £240 £318
90th Percentile £426 £493 £394
England median daily rate £363 £350 £368
% change year-on-year +3.57% -4.76% -5.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
South West median hourly rate £47.50 - -
England median hourly rate £16.41 £49.46 -
% change year-on-year -66.83% - -

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 the South West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 710 705 700
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 12.53% 12.39% 10.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 427 365
South West median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +4.62% -
10th Percentile £158 £123 £120
90th Percentile £550 £550 £488
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 74 93
South West median hourly rate £18.50 £14.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.14% -28.21% +6.85%
10th Percentile £10.55 £10.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £46.15 £43.53 £43.60
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Samba
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Samba as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

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 Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Samba in the South West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 6 months to 24 November 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
Bristol 0 12 £325 +51.16% 2
Somerset - 3 - -
Dorset +6 1 £418 +6.37%
Samba
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 16 (100.00%) Linux
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 13 (81.25%) CentOS
4 11 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
5 10 (62.50%) NFS
5 10 (62.50%) Python
5 10 (62.50%) WAN
5 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
5 10 (62.50%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (56.25%) NUKE
6 9 (56.25%) Houdini
6 9 (56.25%) LAN
6 9 (56.25%) Photoshop
6 9 (56.25%) Maya
7 8 (50.00%) Animation
7 8 (50.00%) Visual Effects
8 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
8 5 (31.25%) VMware
8 5 (31.25%) DNS
9 4 (25.00%) Nagios
9 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
10 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
10 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008

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 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) iPlanet
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (6.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) Houdini
1 9 (56.25%) Maya
1 9 (56.25%) NUKE
1 9 (56.25%) Photoshop
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (18.75%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) WAN
2 9 (56.25%) LAN
3 5 (31.25%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) Extranet
4 3 (18.75%) Firewall
4 3 (18.75%) Intranet
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 2 (12.50%) LDAP
5 2 (12.50%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) FCoE
6 1 (6.25%) FTP
6 1 (6.25%) HTTP
6 1 (6.25%) IPsec
6 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) tcpdump
6 1 (6.25%) VLAN
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) MySQL
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Administrator
1 11 (68.75%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 8 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Solaris Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Unix Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Linux Command Line
2 8 (50.00%) Animation
3 3 (18.75%) RIA
4 2 (12.50%) Clustering
4 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
5 1 (6.25%) Grid Computing
5 1 (6.25%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
3 13 (81.25%) CentOS
4 11 (68.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 10 (62.50%) Windows Server
6 3 (18.75%) Unix
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (12.50%) AIX
7 2 (12.50%) HPUX
7 2 (12.50%) Solaris
7 2 (12.50%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Effects
2 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Migration
2 3 (18.75%) Security Monitoring
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Test Management
2 3 (18.75%) Web Development
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
4 1 (6.25%) Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (68.75%) Shell Script
2 10 (62.50%) Python
3 3 (18.75%) PHP
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 2 (12.50%) Perl
5 1 (6.25%) C-shell
5 1 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (6.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (62.50%) NFS
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (18.75%) Squid
5 2 (12.50%) Firmware
5 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.25%) KVM
6 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (6.25%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Nagios
2 3 (18.75%) Webmin
2 3 (18.75%) Xymon
3 1 (6.25%) Icinga
3 1 (6.25%) OpenView
3 1 (6.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Red Hat
2 5 (31.25%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) Veeam
4 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 2 (12.50%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Cognos
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Opsware
5 1 (6.25%) PlateSpin
5 1 (6.25%) Veritas