The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 565 536 508
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -28
Contract jobs citing Squid 14 30 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.061% 0.037%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.64% 0.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 18 12
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£388 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +11.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £331
% change year-on-year
+6.89% +9.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
4994 4720 4092
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.87% 9.53% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2805 2468 2021
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 602 594 598
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £34.91 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Squid across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 May 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the England region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015. 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
London +7 8 £500 +33.33% 7
North West - 4 £388 - 1
Yorkshire -17 1 - -
South East -18 1 - - 1
Squid
UK

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (56.76%) Apache
2 20 (54.05%) Linux
3 19 (51.35%) Java
4 17 (45.95%) JBoss
5 14 (37.84%) Puppet
5 14 (37.84%) RabbitMQ
5 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
6 13 (35.14%) Oracle
7 12 (32.43%) WebLogic
7 12 (32.43%) J2EE
7 12 (32.43%) Tomcat
7 12 (32.43%) UNIX
7 12 (32.43%) Maven
7 12 (32.43%) Open Source
8 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
9 10 (27.03%) Windows
9 10 (27.03%) Solaris
9 10 (27.03%) Subversion
9 10 (27.03%) GlassFish
9 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (24.32%) Hudson
10 9 (24.32%) DevOps
10 9 (24.32%) Perl
11 8 (21.62%) AIX
11 8 (21.62%) CCNA
11 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
11 8 (21.62%) Cisco
11 8 (21.62%) VMware
11 8 (21.62%) Firewall
11 8 (21.62%) JIRA

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 21 (56.76%) Apache
2 17 (45.95%) JBoss
3 12 (32.43%) WebLogic
3 12 (32.43%) Tomcat
4 10 (27.03%) GlassFish
5 8 (21.62%) Confluence
6 4 (10.81%) Liferay
6 4 (10.81%) Apache ServiceMix
7 3 (8.11%) nginx
8 2 (5.41%) Jetty
8 2 (5.41%) iPlanet
8 2 (5.41%) Alfresco
8 2 (5.41%) Mule
8 2 (5.41%) Apache Qpid
8 2 (5.41%) Node.js
8 2 (5.41%) Tornado
8 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (5.41%) WildFly
8 2 (5.41%) Mule ESB
8 2 (5.41%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (5.41%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) Firewall
2 7 (18.92%) TCP/IP
3 6 (16.22%) HTTP
3 6 (16.22%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (13.51%) VLAN
5 4 (10.81%) Network Security
6 3 (8.11%) Internet
6 3 (8.11%) DNS
6 3 (8.11%) SMTP
7 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
7 2 (5.41%) IP Telephony
7 2 (5.41%) VPN
7 2 (5.41%) LAN
7 2 (5.41%) VoIP
7 2 (5.41%) WAN
7 2 (5.41%) MPLS
7 2 (5.41%) OpenLDAP
8 1 (2.70%) ISDN
8 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
8 1 (2.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.11%) MySQL
3 2 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.41%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.41%) Infinispan
3 2 (5.41%) Redis
3 2 (5.41%) Riak
4 1 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Jenkins
2 12 (32.43%) Maven
3 10 (27.03%) Subversion
4 9 (24.32%) Hudson
5 8 (21.62%) JIRA
6 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
7 2 (5.41%) Selenium
7 2 (5.41%) JMeter
7 2 (5.41%) JUnit
7 2 (5.41%) Mocha
7 2 (5.41%) Gradle
7 2 (5.41%) Artifactory
7 2 (5.41%) Gerrit
7 2 (5.41%) SonarQube
8 1 (2.70%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Architect
2 9 (24.32%) Platform Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (16.22%) Middleware Analyst
4 4 (10.81%) Java Architect
4 4 (10.81%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Network Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Security Consultant
5 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.41%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.41%) Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support
6 2 (5.41%) Java Technical Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (32.43%) J2EE
3 7 (18.92%) Middleware
4 6 (16.22%) ActiveMQ
4 6 (16.22%) Spring
4 6 (16.22%) Hibernate
4 6 (16.22%) REST
4 6 (16.22%) Apache Camel
5 4 (10.81%) SOAP
6 3 (8.11%) Web Services
7 2 (5.41%) jQuery
7 2 (5.41%) Dojo
7 2 (5.41%) Spring MVC
7 2 (5.41%) Apache Flex
7 2 (5.41%) JSON
7 2 (5.41%) Ajax
7 2 (5.41%) OpenLaszlo
7 2 (5.41%) JSF
7 2 (5.41%) WSDL
7 2 (5.41%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 12 (32.43%) Open Source
2 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) W3C
3 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Linux
2 12 (32.43%) UNIX
3 10 (27.03%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Solaris
3 10 (27.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (21.62%) AIX
4 8 (21.62%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 4 (10.81%) CentOS
6 3 (8.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) DevOps
2 8 (21.62%) Infrastructure Management
3 6 (16.22%) SOA
3 6 (16.22%) Information Security
4 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (10.81%) MVC
5 4 (10.81%) UML
6 3 (8.11%) SIEM
6 3 (8.11%) ITIL
6 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
6 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.41%) Release Management
7 2 (5.41%) Validation
7 2 (5.41%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.41%) TDD
7 2 (5.41%) Document Management
7 2 (5.41%) Scrum
7 2 (5.41%) EAI
7 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 9 (24.32%) Perl
3 4 (10.81%) SQL
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) Python
5 1 (2.70%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) CCNA
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (16.22%) CCNP
2 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.11%) BC Cleared
4 2 (5.41%) CCSE
4 2 (5.41%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) PCI DSS
2 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (16.22%) GPG13
3 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Snort
1 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) vCloud
3 2 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 2 (5.41%) Varnish
4 1 (2.70%) iptables
4 1 (2.70%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (37.84%) Puppet
2 5 (13.51%) HAProxy
2 5 (13.51%) ZABBIX
3 3 (8.11%) Ansible
4 2 (5.41%) FortiGate
4 2 (5.41%) logstash
4 2 (5.41%) Salt
4 2 (5.41%) Kibana
5 1 (2.70%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.70%) Opsview
5 1 (2.70%) Nagios
5 1 (2.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (35.14%) Oracle
2 11 (29.73%) Red Hat
3 8 (21.62%) Cisco
3 8 (21.62%) VMware
4 6 (16.22%) Websense
4 6 (16.22%) CheckPoint
4 6 (16.22%) BEA
4 6 (16.22%) Blue Coat
5 4 (10.81%) Sourcefire
5 4 (10.81%) Juniper
6 3 (8.11%) IBM
6 3 (8.11%) Brocade
7 2 (5.41%) Sun
7 2 (5.41%) Pega
7 2 (5.41%) Twitter
7 2 (5.41%) Splunk
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft
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