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 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Samba
England / South West
Rank - 123 130
Contract jobs citing Samba 0 12 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the System Software category - 3.57% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 7
Median daily rate - £488 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 292 336 313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 11.41% 11.72% 10.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 190 156
Median daily rate £325 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £133 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 36 41
Median hourly rate £15.89 £18.50 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.12% +19.35%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £8.85 £10.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.90 £33.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.85 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.93% +6.45%  

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Samba in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Samba in the South West

Samba
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South West

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

1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) NFS
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Fedora
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line

Samba
Top Related 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Support
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Fedora
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) NFS