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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 566 550 495
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -55
Contract jobs citing Squid 6 13 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.027% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 0.30% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 16
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% +6.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4717 4387 3990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.70% 9.28% 9.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2607 2223 1950
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £175 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £488 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £310
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 578 540 625
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.83 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £16.25 £15.63
% change year-on-year
-4.61% +4.00%

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
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 27 March 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
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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 +3 4 £500 +33.33% 2
South East -32 2 - - 1
South West - - - -
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
Squid
UK

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 21 (60.00%) Apache
3 16 (45.71%) UNIX
3 16 (45.71%) Java
4 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
5 14 (40.00%) Oracle
5 14 (40.00%) Solaris
6 13 (37.14%) Windows
6 13 (37.14%) Puppet
7 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (34.29%) Hudson
7 12 (34.29%) WebLogic
7 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
7 12 (34.29%) J2EE
7 12 (34.29%) JBoss
7 12 (34.29%) Subversion
7 12 (34.29%) Maven
8 11 (31.43%) Perl
9 10 (28.57%) AIX
9 10 (28.57%) Cisco
9 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
9 10 (28.57%) Firewall
9 10 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (28.57%) Open Source
9 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
9 10 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 9 (25.71%) DevOps
10 9 (25.71%) PCI DSS
10 9 (25.71%) CCNA
10 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (60.00%) Apache
2 12 (34.29%) Tomcat
2 12 (34.29%) WebLogic
2 12 (34.29%) JBoss
3 8 (22.86%) Confluence
4 7 (20.00%) GlassFish
5 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (5.71%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere
6 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.71%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.86%) nginx
7 1 (2.86%) Lync
7 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (28.57%) Firewall
2 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (17.14%) VLAN
5 5 (14.29%) Network Security
5 5 (14.29%) Internet
6 4 (11.43%) VPN
6 4 (11.43%) DNS
6 4 (11.43%) SMTP
6 4 (11.43%) HTTP
7 3 (8.57%) LAN
7 3 (8.57%) WAN
8 2 (5.71%) VoIP
8 2 (5.71%) MPLS
8 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
9 1 (2.86%) NAS
9 1 (2.86%) Wireless
9 1 (2.86%) SAN
9 1 (2.86%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Jenkins
2 12 (34.29%) Hudson
2 12 (34.29%) Subversion
2 12 (34.29%) Maven
3 8 (22.86%) JIRA
4 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) Mercurial
4 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Architect
2 10 (28.57%) Platform Architect
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Architect
4 5 (14.29%) Security Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Applications Support
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Middleware Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Technician
7 2 (5.71%) Linux Support
7 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Project Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support
8 1 (2.86%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) J2EE
2 10 (28.57%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (14.29%) Middleware
4 3 (8.57%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.86%) Django
5 1 (2.86%) Celery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Open Source
2 7 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) PKI
3 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.86%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 24 (68.57%) Linux
2 16 (45.71%) UNIX
3 14 (40.00%) Solaris
4 13 (37.14%) Windows
5 12 (34.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (28.57%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 10 (28.57%) AIX
7 2 (5.71%) CentOS
7 2 (5.71%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) DevOps
2 8 (22.86%) Infrastructure Management
3 7 (20.00%) Information Security
4 4 (11.43%) E-Commerce
5 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (8.57%) Release Management
5 3 (8.57%) Integration Testing
5 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.57%) ITIL
5 3 (8.57%) SIEM
6 2 (5.71%) Change Control
6 2 (5.71%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
6 2 (5.71%) Mobile Commerce
6 2 (5.71%) Configuration Management
6 2 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
7 1 (2.86%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (45.71%) Java
2 11 (31.43%) Perl
3 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 2 (5.71%) Objective-C
4 1 (2.86%) Python
4 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) CCNA
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) BC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CCSA
5 2 (5.71%) CCSE
6 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) PCI DSS
2 7 (20.00%) GPG13
2 7 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (8.57%) QA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Snort
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.86%) Firmware
4 1 (2.86%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.86%) Xen
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Postfix
4 1 (2.86%) KVM
4 1 (2.86%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (37.14%) Puppet
2 3 (8.57%) HAProxy
2 3 (8.57%) ZABBIX
3 2 (5.71%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.86%) Nagios
4 1 (2.86%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.86%) SCOM
4 1 (2.86%) Ansible
4 1 (2.86%) Opsview
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Oracle
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 8 (22.86%) BEA
3 8 (22.86%) Websense
3 8 (22.86%) VMware
4 7 (20.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.29%) Juniper
5 5 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 5 (14.29%) Sun
6 4 (11.43%) Brocade
7 2 (5.71%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) EMC
7 2 (5.71%) IBM
7 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.86%) Citrix
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.86%) MobileIron
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