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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 590 581 558
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Contract jobs citing Squid 23 24 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.049% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 0.47% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 11 25
Median daily rate £450 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £313 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £450 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -
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
5845 5144 4922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.87% 10.44% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3641 2910 2663
Median daily rate £400 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £190 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 412 611 633
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £31.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £16.83 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+9.95% +8.54%

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 31 May 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 31 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 +12 15 £425 - 1
South East -16 5 £450 +95.65% 1
North West -19 2 - - 1
Yorkshire -4 1 £498 +17.05% 2
Squid
UK

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 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 40 (90.91%) Linux
2 33 (75.00%) VMware
3 32 (72.73%) Apache
4 31 (70.45%) DNS
5 30 (68.18%) Puppet
6 28 (63.64%) Python
7 27 (61.36%) Perl
8 26 (59.09%) Nagios
9 25 (56.82%) HTTP
9 25 (56.82%) Cacti
10 24 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
10 24 (54.55%) Tomcat
11 23 (52.27%) LDAP
11 23 (52.27%) MySQL
12 22 (50.00%) SMTP
12 22 (50.00%) OpenStack
13 21 (47.73%) Jenkins
13 21 (47.73%) LAMP
14 20 (45.45%) Web Services
14 20 (45.45%) ZABBIX
15 19 (43.18%) logstash
16 17 (38.64%) MCollective
16 17 (38.64%) Configuration Management
17 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
17 16 (36.36%) Splunk
18 15 (34.09%) High Availability
18 15 (34.09%) nginx
18 15 (34.09%) WebLogic
18 15 (34.09%) JBoss
19 14 (31.82%) Red Hat

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 32 (72.73%) Apache
2 24 (54.55%) Tomcat
3 22 (50.00%) OpenStack
4 15 (34.09%) JBoss
4 15 (34.09%) nginx
4 15 (34.09%) WebLogic
5 7 (15.91%) Confluence
5 7 (15.91%) SAS
6 6 (13.64%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (9.09%) GlassFish
8 3 (6.82%) IIS
8 3 (6.82%) Zimbra
9 2 (4.55%) Apache Spark
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (4.55%) WebSphere
9 2 (4.55%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (2.27%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 24 (54.55%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) PaaS
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon S3
3 2 (4.55%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (4.55%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (4.55%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (4.55%) GitHub
3 2 (4.55%) Route 53
3 2 (4.55%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (70.45%) DNS
2 25 (56.82%) HTTP
3 23 (52.27%) LDAP
4 22 (50.00%) SMTP
5 13 (29.55%) SSL
6 10 (22.73%) DHCP
7 7 (15.91%) Firewall
8 6 (13.64%) OpenVPN
9 5 (11.36%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (11.36%) IMAP
9 5 (11.36%) iSCSI
10 4 (9.09%) MRTG
10 4 (9.09%) SSH
10 4 (9.09%) VPN
11 3 (6.82%) BGP
11 3 (6.82%) BIG-IP
11 3 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (6.82%) FTP
11 3 (6.82%) OpenLDAP
11 3 (6.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (52.27%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (6.82%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.55%) Apache Hive
4 2 (4.55%) DataStax
4 2 (4.55%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (4.55%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 2 (4.55%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (2.27%) Big Data
5 1 (2.27%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.27%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (47.73%) Jenkins
2 16 (36.36%) Git (software)
3 10 (22.73%) JIRA
4 5 (11.36%) Subversion
5 3 (6.82%) Ant
5 3 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (6.82%) git-flow
5 3 (6.82%) GitLab
5 3 (6.82%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (6.82%) JUnit
5 3 (6.82%) Liquibase
5 3 (6.82%) Maven
5 3 (6.82%) SonarQube
5 3 (6.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (4.55%) Eclipse
6 2 (4.55%) Hudson
6 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
6 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.27%) Gitweb
7 1 (2.27%) RSpec
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (34.09%) AWS Engineer
3 13 (29.55%) Support Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) VMware Support Engineer
5 10 (22.73%) Applications Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Applications Support
6 7 (15.91%) Applications Support Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Linux Support
6 7 (15.91%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Cloud Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Administrator
8 5 (11.36%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Cloud Automation Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Linux Administrator
9 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (6.82%) Team Leader
10 2 (4.55%) Architect
10 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (4.55%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (47.73%) LAMP
2 20 (45.45%) Web Services
3 17 (38.64%) MCollective
4 14 (31.82%) LEMP Stack
5 4 (9.09%) ELK Stack
6 3 (6.82%) Middleware
6 3 (6.82%) REST
7 2 (4.55%) SOAP
8 1 (2.27%) ActiveMQ
8 1 (2.27%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (2.27%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.82%) Fintech
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
3 3 (6.82%) Private Cloud
3 3 (6.82%) User Experience
4 2 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (2.27%) HP Superdome
5 1 (2.27%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Linux
2 12 (27.27%) Debian
3 10 (22.73%) CentOS
3 10 (22.73%) Ubuntu
4 9 (20.45%) Windows
5 8 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 8 (18.18%) Unix
6 4 (9.09%) Mac OS
6 4 (9.09%) Solaris
7 2 (4.55%) SUSE
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.27%) CoreOS
8 1 (2.27%) HPUX
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (2.27%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) Configuration Management
2 15 (34.09%) High Availability
3 11 (25.00%) Open Source
4 9 (20.45%) DevOps
5 7 (15.91%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (13.64%) Incident Management
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (6.82%) Change Control
8 3 (6.82%) Change Management
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (6.82%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.82%) ITIL
8 3 (6.82%) Problem Management
8 3 (6.82%) Release Management
8 3 (6.82%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.82%) Service Management
9 2 (4.55%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 28 (63.64%) Python
2 27 (61.36%) Perl
3 9 (20.45%) Java
4 8 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 8 (18.18%) PHP
4 8 (18.18%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.36%) C
5 5 (11.36%) C++
5 5 (11.36%) Korn
6 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 3 (6.82%) Ruby
7 2 (4.55%) JavaScript
7 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
7 2 (4.55%) Scala
7 2 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.27%) RHCE
3 1 (2.27%) RHCSA
3 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) QA
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (29.55%) qmail
3 8 (18.18%) Docker
3 8 (18.18%) NFS
4 7 (15.91%) Active Directory
5 6 (13.64%) iptables
5 6 (13.64%) KVM
6 5 (11.36%) Dovecot
6 5 (11.36%) Postfix
6 5 (11.36%) Sendmail
6 5 (11.36%) SpamAssassin
7 4 (9.09%) Snort
8 2 (4.55%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (4.55%) Gluster
8 2 (4.55%) Varnish
8 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
8 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (2.27%) Btrfs
9 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
9 1 (2.27%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (68.18%) Puppet
2 26 (59.09%) Nagios
3 25 (56.82%) Cacti
4 20 (45.45%) ZABBIX
5 19 (43.18%) logstash
6 14 (31.82%) Graphite
7 13 (29.55%) collectd
7 13 (29.55%) Ganglia
8 11 (25.00%) Ansible
9 9 (20.45%) HAProxy
10 5 (11.36%) OpenNebula
10 5 (11.36%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (9.09%) CFEngine
11 4 (9.09%) Kubernetes
11 4 (9.09%) Terraform
12 3 (6.82%) Kibana
12 3 (6.82%) Nessus
12 3 (6.82%) yum
13 2 (4.55%) Oozie
13 2 (4.55%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 33 (75.00%) VMware
2 16 (36.36%) Splunk
3 14 (31.82%) Red Hat
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) Cisco
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.82%) Sonatype
6 3 (6.82%) Sun
7 2 (4.55%) AppDynamics
7 2 (4.55%) Atlassian
7 2 (4.55%) Endeca
7 2 (4.55%) Hortonworks
7 2 (4.55%) IBM
7 2 (4.55%) Qualys
8 1 (2.27%) F5
8 1 (2.27%) HP
8 1 (2.27%) New Relic
8 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.27%) SaltStack
8 1 (2.27%) WorldPay