The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 200 202 215
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +13
Contract jobs citing Squid 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.051% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the System Software category 0.56% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 1
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£475 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% +23.07%
UK excluding London average daily rate £406 £383 -
% change year-on-year
+6.20% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
539 519 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.22% 8.80% 8.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 378 361
Average daily rate £388 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.67% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £232 £175 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 27 45
Average hourly rate £22.42 £19.25 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.44% +1.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.46 £12.25 £11.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £27.50 £135.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -11.42%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Squid
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Squid Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Squid
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Squid Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Nokia
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Security Management
3 3 (60.00%) CCSA
3 3 (60.00%) CCSE
3 3 (60.00%) Snort
3 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
3 3 (60.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V2
4 2 (40.00%) SIEM
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (40.00%) PKI
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Data Security
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 2 (40.00%) IPsec
4 2 (40.00%) DDNS
4 2 (40.00%) DSL
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Windows

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 2 (40.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (40.00%) LDAP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DDNS
3 2 (40.00%) DSL
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) IPsec
3 2 (40.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) IT Security Manager
1 3 (60.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) PKI
2 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Security Management
1 3 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V2
2 2 (40.00%) SIEM
2 2 (40.00%) Data Security
3 1 (20.00%) BCP
3 1 (20.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCSA
1 3 (60.00%) CCSE
2 2 (40.00%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (20.00%) CCNA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) BC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Snort
2 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Nokia
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Sun
2 1 (20.00%) Websense
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Brocade
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