Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 23 January 2019 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 204 179 -
Rank change year-on-year -25 - +180
Contract jobs citing Samba 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.085% -
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.77% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate £400 - -
England median daily rate £400 £325 £350
% change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - £13.95 -
England median hourly rate - £13.95 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -70.31% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 742 522 441
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.10% 11.06% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 296 242
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.29% +9.24%
10th Percentile £159 £152 £120
90th Percentile £538 £547 £518
England median daily rate £475 £449 £413
% change year-on-year +5.91% +8.73% +7.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 43 50
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £14.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.88% +10.19%
10th Percentile £10.25 £10.55 £10.25
90th Percentile £21.50 £21.80 £21.47
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.45 £16.20
% change year-on-year -2.75% +1.56% +4.52%

Samba
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Samba in the West Midlands

Samba
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Samba in the West Midlands

Samba
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Samba in the West Midlands

Samba
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Samba within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Birmingham +14 3 £400 -
Samba
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Samba.

1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
1 2 (66.67%) Apache
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
1 2 (66.67%) Hardware Maintenance
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (33.33%) Houdini
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Effects
2 1 (33.33%) NUKE
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (33.33%) Animation
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) NFS
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) Maya

Samba
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (66.67%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Houdini
1 1 (33.33%) Maya
1 1 (33.33%) NUKE
1 1 (33.33%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SMS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Administrator
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) AIX Administrator
2 2 (66.67%) AIX Systems Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Animation
1 1 (33.33%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) CentOS
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Hardware Maintenance
1 2 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (66.67%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Effects
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) Korn
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) NFS
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat