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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Squid Cache
London / City of London
Rank - 150 182
Contract jobs citing Squid 0 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London - 0.033% 0.078%
As % of the System Software category - 0.34% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £413 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +106.25%
UK excluding London median daily rate £500 £340 £412
% change year-on-year
+47.05% -17.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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
307 296 464
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 10.41% 9.77% 9.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 248 227 316
Median daily rate £450 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% +7.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £347
% change year-on-year
- +0.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 34
Median hourly rate £21.75 £16.00 £17.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.93% -10.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.25 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £25.80 £22.77
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Squid as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Squid 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 City of London region with a requirement for Squid.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (100.00%) OpenVPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Liquibase
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (100.00%) MCollective
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) CentOS
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Coaching
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CTC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) logstash
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Rancher
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype
1 1 (100.00%) VMware