The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 619 598 560
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -38
Contract jobs citing Squid 18 15 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.035% 0.030% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.29% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 6 19
Median daily rate £425 £419 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.49% +13.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £387 £388 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £475 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +6.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Squid
UK

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

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5748 5203 4951
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.28% 10.26% 9.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 3610 2893 2601
Median daily rate £400 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.46% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 635 611
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.00 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £34.30 £34.06
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing Squid as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in England

Squid
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Squid Daily Rate Trend in England

Squid
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Squid Hourly Rate Trend in England

Squid
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -13 8 £413 -17.50% 1
South East -7 6 £450 - 2
North West -13 4 £425 +9.67%
Squid
UK

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 England region with a requirement for Squid.

1 34 (97.14%) Linux
2 29 (82.86%) VMware
3 28 (80.00%) Apache
3 28 (80.00%) Python
3 28 (80.00%) Perl
4 26 (74.29%) HTTP
4 26 (74.29%) Nagios
4 26 (74.29%) Cacti
5 25 (71.43%) DNS
6 23 (65.71%) SMTP
6 23 (65.71%) Tomcat
6 23 (65.71%) Puppet
7 21 (60.00%) LDAP
8 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
8 20 (57.14%) LAMP
9 19 (54.29%) MySQL
9 19 (54.29%) OpenStack
10 17 (48.57%) Web Services
11 15 (42.86%) JBoss
11 15 (42.86%) High Availability
12 14 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
12 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
12 14 (40.00%) MCollective
12 14 (40.00%) WebLogic
12 14 (40.00%) SSL
12 14 (40.00%) Configuration Management
12 14 (40.00%) nginx
12 14 (40.00%) ZABBIX
13 13 (37.14%) Ganglia
13 13 (37.14%) qmail

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 28 (80.00%) Apache
2 23 (65.71%) Tomcat
3 19 (54.29%) OpenStack
4 15 (42.86%) JBoss
5 14 (40.00%) nginx
5 14 (40.00%) WebLogic
6 7 (20.00%) SAS
7 3 (8.57%) GlassFish
7 3 (8.57%) IIS
8 2 (5.71%) Confluence
8 2 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
8 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle Service Bus
Cloud Services
1 20 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon EMR
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (2.86%) Amazon S3
2 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (2.86%) AWS CloudTrail
2 1 (2.86%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (2.86%) GitHub
2 1 (2.86%) Route 53
2 1 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 26 (74.29%) HTTP
2 25 (71.43%) DNS
3 23 (65.71%) SMTP
4 21 (60.00%) LDAP
5 14 (40.00%) SSL
6 8 (22.86%) DHCP
7 6 (17.14%) Fibre Channel
7 6 (17.14%) IMAP
7 6 (17.14%) iSCSI
8 5 (14.29%) MRTG
9 4 (11.43%) Firewall
9 4 (11.43%) FTP
10 2 (5.71%) Asterisk PBX
10 2 (5.71%) Kerberos
10 2 (5.71%) OpenVPN
10 2 (5.71%) OSPF
10 2 (5.71%) SSH
10 2 (5.71%) VPN
10 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
11 1 (2.86%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) MySQL
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.86%) Apache Hive
4 1 (2.86%) DataStax
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.86%) MariaDB
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle ODI
4 1 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 14 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 10 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 5 (14.29%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
4 2 (5.71%) GitLab
4 2 (5.71%) Hudson
4 2 (5.71%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) RSpec
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (42.86%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (37.14%) Support Engineer
4 12 (34.29%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (34.29%) VMware Support Engineer
5 10 (28.57%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (20.00%) Applications Support
6 7 (20.00%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (20.00%) Linux Support
6 7 (20.00%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (17.14%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (14.29%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 4 (11.43%) Administrator
9 4 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
10 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Engineer
10 2 (5.71%) Platform Engineer
10 2 (5.71%) Senior Applications Engineer
10 2 (5.71%) Senior Platform Engineer
10 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (57.14%) LAMP
2 17 (48.57%) Web Services
3 14 (40.00%) LEMP Stack
3 14 (40.00%) MCollective
4 3 (8.57%) Middleware
4 3 (8.57%) REST
5 2 (5.71%) SOAP
6 1 (2.86%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (2.86%) ELK Stack
6 1 (2.86%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (11.43%) User Experience
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Fintech
3 3 (8.57%) PKI
4 2 (5.71%) Clustering
5 1 (2.86%) HP Superdome
Operating Systems
1 34 (97.14%) Linux
2 13 (37.14%) Debian
3 11 (31.43%) Ubuntu
4 10 (28.57%) CentOS
5 9 (25.71%) Unix
6 7 (20.00%) Windows
7 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (14.29%) Solaris
8 4 (11.43%) Mac OS
9 2 (5.71%) SUSE
10 1 (2.86%) CoreOS
10 1 (2.86%) HPUX
10 1 (2.86%) SmartOS
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) High Availability
2 14 (40.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (25.71%) Open Source
4 6 (17.14%) Incident Management
5 3 (8.57%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (8.57%) Change Control
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (8.57%) Release Management
5 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Application Packaging
6 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL
6 2 (5.71%) ITSM
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (5.71%) Server Building
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) Perl
1 28 (80.00%) Python
2 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
2 9 (25.71%) Shell Script
3 7 (20.00%) PHP
4 6 (17.14%) C
4 6 (17.14%) Korn
5 5 (14.29%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) Java
7 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
7 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (5.71%) Ruby
7 2 (5.71%) SQL
8 1 (2.86%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.86%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 13 (37.14%) qmail
1 13 (37.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) iptables
2 7 (20.00%) KVM
3 6 (17.14%) Dovecot
3 6 (17.14%) Sendmail
4 5 (14.29%) NFS
4 5 (14.29%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (8.57%) Postfix
6 2 (5.71%) Ceph
6 2 (5.71%) FreeRADIUS
6 2 (5.71%) Gluster
6 2 (5.71%) Varnish
6 2 (5.71%) VMware ESX
6 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.86%) Btrfs
7 1 (2.86%) Docker
7 1 (2.86%) LXC
7 1 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 26 (74.29%) Cacti
1 26 (74.29%) Nagios
2 23 (65.71%) Puppet
3 14 (40.00%) ZABBIX
4 13 (37.14%) collectd
4 13 (37.14%) Ganglia
4 13 (37.14%) Graphite
4 13 (37.14%) logstash
5 9 (25.71%) HAProxy
6 5 (14.29%) Ansible
6 5 (14.29%) OpenNebula
7 2 (5.71%) Nessus
7 2 (5.71%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (5.71%) systemd
8 1 (2.86%) CFEngine
8 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.86%) Oozie
8 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (2.86%) RANCID
8 1 (2.86%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 29 (82.86%) VMware
2 13 (37.14%) Red Hat
2 13 (37.14%) Splunk
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (8.57%) Sun
4 2 (5.71%) Atlassian
4 2 (5.71%) Cisco
4 2 (5.71%) IBM
5 1 (2.86%) AppDynamics
5 1 (2.86%) CA
5 1 (2.86%) Endeca
5 1 (2.86%) Hortonworks
5 1 (2.86%) HP
5 1 (2.86%) Qualys
5 1 (2.86%) SaltStack
5 1 (2.86%) Supermicro