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 24 February 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Squid Cache
UK / England
Rank 562 592 583
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -9
Contract jobs citing Squid 17 20 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.042% 0.034%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 0.41% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 18 5
Median daily rate £463 £350 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% -16.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £338 £410
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £418
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -16.26%
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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4781 4937 4959
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.42% 10.35% 10.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 3060 2999 2736
Median daily rate £403 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.92% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 323 453 572
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.00 £31.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

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
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Squid across the England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Squid Daily Rate Histogram 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 24 February 2017. 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 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 +33 12 £475 +11.76% 6
North West +24 5 £375 -11.76%
Squid
UK

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 England region with a requirement for Squid.

1 66 (81.48%) Linux
2 65 (80.25%) Jenkins
3 62 (76.54%) Puppet
3 62 (76.54%) Apache
4 60 (74.07%) Oracle
4 60 (74.07%) DNS
5 57 (70.37%) Docker
6 54 (66.67%) VMware
6 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (65.43%) Git (software)
8 52 (64.20%) Postfix
9 51 (62.96%) logstash
9 51 (62.96%) Configuration Management
10 50 (61.73%) Service Management
11 49 (60.49%) Ansible
12 48 (59.26%) OpenVPN
12 48 (59.26%) SSH
12 48 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
13 47 (58.02%) JIRA
13 47 (58.02%) vCloud
13 47 (58.02%) Amazon AWS
13 47 (58.02%) DevOps
13 47 (58.02%) Terraform
14 46 (56.79%) Sonatype
14 46 (56.79%) Sonatype Nexus
14 46 (56.79%) Elastic Stack
14 46 (56.79%) Kubernetes
14 46 (56.79%) SonarQube
14 46 (56.79%) Continuous Delivery
14 46 (56.79%) Kibana

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 62 (76.54%) Apache
2 46 (56.79%) Elasticsearch
3 44 (54.32%) Confluence
4 24 (29.63%) nginx
5 9 (11.11%) Tomcat
6 6 (7.41%) OpenStack
7 5 (6.17%) JBoss
8 4 (4.94%) SAS
9 1 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (1.23%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.23%) IIS
9 1 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.23%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 43 (53.09%) HipChat
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 47 (58.02%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 60 (74.07%) DNS
2 48 (59.26%) OpenVPN
2 48 (59.26%) SSH
3 46 (56.79%) OpenLDAP
4 17 (20.99%) Reverse Proxy
5 16 (19.75%) VPN
6 13 (16.05%) IPsec
7 9 (11.11%) LDAP
8 7 (8.64%) HTTP
9 5 (6.17%) DHCP
10 4 (4.94%) Fibre Channel
10 4 (4.94%) IMAP
10 4 (4.94%) iSCSI
10 4 (4.94%) MRTG
10 4 (4.94%) SMTP
10 4 (4.94%) SSL
11 3 (3.70%) Firewall
12 2 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
12 2 (2.47%) PuTTY
12 2 (2.47%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (54.32%) PostgreSQL
2 42 (51.85%) Hadoop
3 26 (32.10%) Oracle Database
4 17 (20.99%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (7.41%) MySQL
6 5 (6.17%) Endeca
7 2 (2.47%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
8 1 (1.23%) Redis
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 65 (80.25%) Jenkins
2 53 (65.43%) Git (software)
3 47 (58.02%) JIRA
4 46 (56.79%) Ant
4 46 (56.79%) JUnit
4 46 (56.79%) Maven
4 46 (56.79%) SonarQube
4 46 (56.79%) Sonatype Nexus
5 45 (55.56%) Liquibase
6 43 (53.09%) JIRA Agile
7 24 (29.63%) Bitbucket
8 6 (7.41%) Subversion
9 1 (1.23%) GitLab
9 1 (1.23%) Gitweb
9 1 (1.23%) Metasploit
Job Titles
1 30 (37.04%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (16.05%) Linux Engineer
3 12 (14.81%) Senior DevOps
3 12 (14.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Consultant
5 7 (8.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.64%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (7.41%) DBA
6 6 (7.41%) Oracle DBA
7 4 (4.94%) Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Azure Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Cloud Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Lead DevOps
8 3 (3.70%) Administrator
8 3 (3.70%) Developer
8 3 (3.70%) Digital Developer
9 2 (2.47%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 2 (2.47%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (56.79%) Elastic Stack
1 46 (56.79%) MCollective
2 45 (55.56%) Software Packaging
3 9 (11.11%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 8 (9.88%) Memcached
5 5 (6.17%) J2EE
5 5 (6.17%) LAMP
6 3 (3.70%) CGI
6 3 (3.70%) Embperl
6 3 (3.70%) FastCGI
6 3 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (2.47%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (1.23%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.23%) CSS
8 1 (1.23%) HTML
8 1 (1.23%) Node.js
8 1 (1.23%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (1.23%) React
8 1 (1.23%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.17%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 66 (81.48%) Linux
2 44 (54.32%) CentOS
3 13 (16.05%) RancherOS
3 13 (16.05%) VyOS
4 11 (13.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (12.35%) Unix
6 5 (6.17%) Solaris
6 5 (6.17%) Ubuntu
7 4 (4.94%) Debian
7 4 (4.94%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.70%) SUSE
8 3 (3.70%) Windows
9 2 (2.47%) Windows Server
10 1 (1.23%) HPUX
10 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (62.96%) Configuration Management
3 50 (61.73%) Service Management
4 48 (59.26%) Continuous Integration
5 47 (58.02%) DevOps
6 46 (56.79%) Continuous Delivery
7 45 (55.56%) Identity Management
7 45 (55.56%) Scrum
8 36 (44.44%) Workflow
9 29 (35.80%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (28.40%) Coaching
11 22 (27.16%) Case Management
12 10 (12.35%) Open Source
13 8 (9.88%) Data Architecture
13 8 (9.88%) Data Migration
13 8 (9.88%) Migration
14 7 (8.64%) E-Commerce
14 7 (8.64%) Quality Management
15 5 (6.17%) Data Security
15 5 (6.17%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (56.79%) Shell Script
2 28 (34.57%) Ruby
3 13 (16.05%) Perl
4 11 (13.58%) PHP
5 10 (12.35%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.11%) Java
7 8 (9.88%) Python
8 7 (8.64%) C
9 4 (4.94%) C++
9 4 (4.94%) Korn
10 3 (3.70%) Go
11 2 (2.47%) SQL
12 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 46 (56.79%) SC Cleared
1 46 (56.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (19.75%) CTC Cleared
3 9 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (6.17%) Degree
5 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
6 4 (4.94%) CLAS
7 1 (1.23%) CCNA
7 1 (1.23%) CCNP
7 1 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.23%) ISO27005
2 1 (1.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 57 (70.37%) Docker
2 52 (64.20%) Postfix
3 47 (58.02%) vCloud
4 9 (11.11%) Corosync
4 9 (11.11%) iptables
5 8 (9.88%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (7.41%) KVM
7 5 (6.17%) NFS
7 5 (6.17%) Varnish
8 4 (4.94%) Dovecot
8 4 (4.94%) Sendmail
9 3 (3.70%) Snort
10 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
10 2 (2.47%) Ceph
10 2 (2.47%) Xen
11 1 (1.23%) Hyper-V
11 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (1.23%) Samba
11 1 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 62 (76.54%) Puppet
2 51 (62.96%) logstash
3 49 (60.49%) Ansible
4 47 (58.02%) Terraform
5 46 (56.79%) Docker Swarm
5 46 (56.79%) Kibana
5 46 (56.79%) Kubernetes
5 46 (56.79%) Rancher
5 46 (56.79%) ZABBIX
6 20 (24.69%) HAProxy
7 17 (20.99%) Consul
7 17 (20.99%) Packer
8 11 (13.58%) Nagios
9 9 (11.11%) Pacemaker
10 6 (7.41%) Graphite
11 4 (4.94%) Cacti
12 3 (3.70%) Nessus
12 3 (3.70%) OSSEC
12 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Spacewalk
13 2 (2.47%) yum
Vendors
1 60 (74.07%) Oracle
2 54 (66.67%) VMware
3 46 (56.79%) Sonatype
4 24 (29.63%) Atlassian
5 17 (20.99%) AppDynamics
6 14 (17.28%) Red Hat
7 13 (16.05%) Vyatta
8 3 (3.70%) Cisco
8 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.23%) Citrix
9 1 (1.23%) EMC
9 1 (1.23%) F5
9 1 (1.23%) Intel Security
9 1 (1.23%) New Relic
9 1 (1.23%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.23%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.23%) Symantec