The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 108 - 129
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Squid 13 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.52% - 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 5.96% - 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 0
Average daily rate £340 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £418 £363
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +15.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Squid
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
218 298 307
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.65% 11.09% 11.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 142 133
Average daily rate £351 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 26 43
Average hourly rate £55.55 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+236.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.75 £13.65 £13.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.39 £39.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Squid across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Squid
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Squid across the Berkshire region.

Squid Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Squid
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Squid across the Berkshire region.

Squid Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Squid
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 13 £340 - 1
Squid
South East

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Squid also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Squid.

1 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
1 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (100.00%) Python
1 13 (100.00%) LDAP
1 13 (100.00%) SMTP
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) SSL
1 13 (100.00%) Nagios
1 13 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 13 (100.00%) LAMP
1 13 (100.00%) VMware
1 13 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 13 (100.00%) Cacti
1 13 (100.00%) Ganglia
1 13 (100.00%) qmail
1 13 (100.00%) nginx
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) High Availability
1 13 (100.00%) Splunk
1 13 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 13 (100.00%) MCollective
1 13 (100.00%) collectd

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Squid also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Squid. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (100.00%) Apache
1 13 (100.00%) JBoss
1 13 (100.00%) nginx
1 13 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 13 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 13 (100.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 13 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) DNS
1 13 (100.00%) HTTP
1 13 (100.00%) LDAP
1 13 (100.00%) SMTP
1 13 (100.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) AWS Engineer
1 12 (92.31%) Support Engineer
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Engineer
1 12 (92.31%) VMware Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Applications Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Applications Support
2 7 (53.85%) Applications Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Linux Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) Linux Support
2 7 (53.85%) Linux Support Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Automation Engineer
3 5 (38.46%) Cloud Automation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) LAMP
1 13 (100.00%) LEMP Stack
1 13 (100.00%) MCollective
1 13 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 13 (100.00%) High Availability
2 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) Perl
1 13 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) qmail
Systems Management
1 13 (100.00%) Cacti
1 13 (100.00%) collectd
1 13 (100.00%) Ganglia
1 13 (100.00%) Graphite
1 13 (100.00%) logstash
1 13 (100.00%) Nagios
1 13 (100.00%) Puppet
1 13 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Splunk
1 13 (100.00%) VMware