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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 505 610 602
Rank change year-on-year
+105 -8
Contract jobs citing Squid 117 32 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.061% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 1.95% 0.59% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 16 10
Median daily rate £475 £475 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £213 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £506 £375
% change year-on-year
-16.04% +35.00%
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
5992 5419 5352
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.07% 10.26% 10.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 3826 3130 2983
Median daily rate £420 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £190 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 572 665
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.28 £41.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 28 September 2016.

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 28 September 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 +76 104 £495 +4.26% 1
Yorkshire +12 6 £420 -
North West +16 5 £425 +32.81%
South East +14 1 £500 +150.00% 1
West Midlands -21 1 - - 1
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Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 125 (89.29%) Linux
1 125 (89.29%) Apache
2 122 (87.14%) VMware
3 121 (86.43%) Jenkins
4 119 (85.00%) Puppet
5 117 (83.57%) DNS
6 115 (82.14%) DevOps
7 114 (81.43%) Git (software)
8 110 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
9 109 (77.86%) Ansible
10 108 (77.14%) Docker
11 106 (75.71%) Oracle
11 106 (75.71%) JIRA
12 103 (73.57%) Confluence
13 102 (72.86%) Amazon AWS
13 102 (72.86%) Terraform
14 100 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
15 99 (70.71%) Configuration Management
15 99 (70.71%) ZABBIX
15 99 (70.71%) Elasticsearch
15 99 (70.71%) logstash
16 98 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
16 98 (70.00%) OpenVPN
16 98 (70.00%) Postfix
16 98 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
17 96 (68.57%) OpenLDAP
17 96 (68.57%) MCollective
17 96 (68.57%) vCloud
17 96 (68.57%) Service Management
17 96 (68.57%) SSH

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
1 125 (89.29%) Apache
2 103 (73.57%) Confluence
3 99 (70.71%) Elasticsearch
4 19 (13.57%) OpenStack
5 17 (12.14%) Tomcat
6 11 (7.86%) nginx
7 9 (6.43%) GlassFish
8 8 (5.71%) SAS
9 6 (4.29%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (2.14%) Zimbra
11 2 (1.43%) Apache Spark
11 2 (1.43%) JBoss
11 2 (1.43%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.43%) Oracle Service Bus
11 2 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (1.43%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.43%) WebSphere
11 2 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
12 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 95 (67.86%) HipChat
2 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 102 (72.86%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.14%) PaaS
4 2 (1.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 2 (1.43%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.43%) Amazon Kinesis
4 2 (1.43%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.43%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.43%) AWS CloudTrail
4 2 (1.43%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.43%) GitHub
4 2 (1.43%) Route 53
4 2 (1.43%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 117 (83.57%) DNS
2 98 (70.00%) OpenVPN
3 96 (68.57%) OpenLDAP
3 96 (68.57%) SSH
4 13 (9.29%) HTTP
5 12 (8.57%) LDAP
6 11 (7.86%) Firewall
7 10 (7.14%) DHCP
7 10 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
7 10 (7.14%) VPN
8 8 (5.71%) SMTP
9 6 (4.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 6 (4.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 6 (4.29%) Fibre Channel
9 6 (4.29%) IMAP
9 6 (4.29%) iSCSI
9 6 (4.29%) MRTG
10 4 (2.86%) IPsec
10 4 (2.86%) SAN
11 3 (2.14%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 100 (71.43%) PostgreSQL
2 92 (65.71%) Hadoop
3 13 (9.29%) MySQL
3 13 (9.29%) Oracle Database
4 9 (6.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.29%) Redis
7 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.43%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.43%) Big Data
7 2 (1.43%) DataStax
7 2 (1.43%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Miner
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 121 (86.43%) Jenkins
2 114 (81.43%) Git (software)
3 106 (75.71%) JIRA
4 96 (68.57%) Maven
4 96 (68.57%) Sonatype Nexus
5 95 (67.86%) Ant
5 95 (67.86%) JIRA Agile
5 95 (67.86%) JUnit
5 95 (67.86%) SonarQube
6 92 (65.71%) Liquibase
7 76 (54.29%) Bitbucket
8 7 (5.00%) Subversion
9 6 (4.29%) Gitweb
10 5 (3.57%) GitLab
11 3 (2.14%) git-flow
12 2 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.43%) Hudson
12 2 (1.43%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (3.57%) Finance
2 2 (1.43%) Financial Institution
2 2 (1.43%) Retail
2 2 (1.43%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.71%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (56.43%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (20.71%) Lead DevOps
2 29 (20.71%) Senior DevOps
2 29 (20.71%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 17 (12.14%) Linux Engineer
4 14 (10.00%) Consultant
5 13 (9.29%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (4.29%) Administrator
7 5 (3.57%) Junior
7 5 (3.57%) Junior DevOps
7 5 (3.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
7 5 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) DBA
8 4 (2.86%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (2.86%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (2.86%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (2.86%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (2.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (2.14%) Release Engineer
9 3 (2.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (68.57%) ELK Stack
1 96 (68.57%) MCollective
2 88 (62.86%) Software Packaging
3 13 (9.29%) LAMP
4 9 (6.43%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (4.29%) Node.js
5 6 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (2.86%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (2.14%) Middleware
7 3 (2.14%) Web Services
8 2 (1.43%) CGI
8 2 (1.43%) Embperl
8 2 (1.43%) FastCGI
8 2 (1.43%) Memcached
8 2 (1.43%) REST
8 2 (1.43%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.71%) CSS
9 1 (0.71%) React
9 1 (0.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.57%) PKI
3 3 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.14%) Fintech
3 3 (2.14%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.14%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.43%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (1.43%) User Experience
5 1 (0.71%) BBC
5 1 (0.71%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 125 (89.29%) Linux
2 94 (67.14%) CentOS
3 16 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 12 (8.57%) Debian
4 12 (8.57%) Ubuntu
5 10 (7.14%) Unix
6 7 (5.00%) Solaris
7 5 (3.57%) Windows
8 4 (2.86%) SUSE
8 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (2.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 2 (1.43%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.43%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.71%) HPUX
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (82.14%) DevOps
2 110 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (70.71%) Configuration Management
4 98 (70.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 98 (70.00%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (68.57%) Service Management
6 93 (66.43%) Scrum
7 88 (62.86%) Identity Management
8 77 (55.00%) Case Management
9 70 (50.00%) Coaching
10 60 (42.86%) Workflow
11 51 (36.43%) Stakeholder Management
12 15 (10.71%) Software Engineering
13 13 (9.29%) Open Source
14 7 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (4.29%) Kanban
15 6 (4.29%) Security Patching
16 5 (3.57%) Change Management
16 5 (3.57%) E-Commerce
17 4 (2.86%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 95 (67.86%) Shell Script
2 84 (60.00%) Ruby
3 20 (14.29%) Perl
3 20 (14.29%) Python
4 15 (10.71%) PHP
5 14 (10.00%) Java
6 12 (8.57%) Bash Shell
7 8 (5.71%) C
8 6 (4.29%) C++
8 6 (4.29%) Korn
9 3 (2.14%) JavaScript
10 2 (1.43%) Go
10 2 (1.43%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.43%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 83 (59.29%) SC Cleared
1 83 (59.29%) Security Cleared
2 44 (31.43%) CTC Cleared
3 21 (15.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.14%) CLAS
5 2 (1.43%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.43%) RHCE
5 2 (1.43%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.71%) CCNA
6 1 (0.71%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.86%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.14%) QA
2 3 (2.14%) SLA
3 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 108 (77.14%) Docker
2 98 (70.00%) Postfix
3 96 (68.57%) vCloud
4 23 (16.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (10.00%) NFS
6 9 (6.43%) KVM
7 6 (4.29%) Dovecot
7 6 (4.29%) iptables
7 6 (4.29%) Sendmail
8 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
8 4 (2.86%) Corosync
8 4 (2.86%) SpamAssassin
9 3 (2.14%) Hyper-V
9 3 (2.14%) Snort
9 3 (2.14%) Xen
10 2 (1.43%) Ceph
10 2 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.71%) FreeRADIUS
11 1 (0.71%) Gluster
11 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 119 (85.00%) Puppet
2 109 (77.86%) Ansible
3 102 (72.86%) Terraform
4 99 (70.71%) logstash
4 99 (70.71%) ZABBIX
5 96 (68.57%) Kibana
5 96 (68.57%) Kubernetes
5 96 (68.57%) Rancher
6 18 (12.86%) Nagios
7 12 (8.57%) Cacti
7 12 (8.57%) HAProxy
8 9 (6.43%) Consul
8 9 (6.43%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (6.43%) Packer
9 6 (4.29%) Grafana
9 6 (4.29%) Graphite
9 6 (4.29%) Graylog
9 6 (4.29%) Icinga
9 6 (4.29%) StatsD
10 5 (3.57%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 122 (87.14%) VMware
2 106 (75.71%) Oracle
3 96 (68.57%) Sonatype
4 78 (55.71%) Atlassian
5 22 (15.71%) Red Hat
6 11 (7.86%) AppDynamics
7 8 (5.71%) Cisco
8 6 (4.29%) F5
8 6 (4.29%) New Relic
8 6 (4.29%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.14%) EMC
9 3 (2.14%) Splunk
9 3 (2.14%) Sun
10 2 (1.43%) CA
10 2 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.43%) Endeca
10 2 (1.43%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.43%) IBM
10 2 (1.43%) Juniper
10 2 (1.43%) Qualys
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