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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 561 544 544
Rank change year-on-year
-17 0
Contract jobs citing Squid 37 25 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.051% 0.024%
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 0.52% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 4
Average daily rate
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£431 £390 £349
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.57% +11.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £350 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £438 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £383 £338
% change year-on-year
+9.47% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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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
5238 4839 4667
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.13% 9.80% 10.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 3064 2686 2390
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £478 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £305 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.65% -6.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 522 594 613
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £28.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -11.72%

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 30 July 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 30 July 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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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 +19 22 £475 +8.57% 5
North West - 6 £438 -
Yorkshire - 3 £425 - 1
South East -16 2 £321 -19.68% 3
East Midlands - 2 £313 -
West Midlands +1 1 - -
South West -18 1 £600 +56.86%
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UK

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 28 (59.57%) Linux
2 24 (51.06%) Apache
3 20 (42.55%) Java
4 18 (38.30%) JBoss
5 17 (36.17%) Tomcat
5 17 (36.17%) DNS
5 17 (36.17%) REST
6 16 (34.04%) Apache Camel
6 16 (34.04%) Spring
6 16 (34.04%) SOA
6 16 (34.04%) Hibernate
7 15 (31.91%) Red Hat
8 14 (29.79%) HTTP
8 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (29.79%) GlassFish
8 14 (29.79%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (27.66%) Puppet
9 13 (27.66%) MySQL
9 13 (27.66%) Oracle
10 12 (25.53%) VMware
10 12 (25.53%) MVC
11 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
11 11 (23.40%) ITIL
11 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
11 11 (23.40%) Varnish
12 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
12 10 (21.28%) CentOS
12 10 (21.28%) Memcached
12 10 (21.28%) nginx
12 10 (21.28%) vCloud

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 24 (51.06%) Apache
2 18 (38.30%) JBoss
3 17 (36.17%) Tomcat
4 14 (29.79%) GlassFish
5 10 (21.28%) WebLogic
5 10 (21.28%) nginx
6 8 (17.02%) Liferay
6 8 (17.02%) Confluence
6 8 (17.02%) Tornado
6 8 (17.02%) WildFly
6 8 (17.02%) Mule ESB
6 8 (17.02%) Apache TomEE
6 8 (17.02%) iPlanet
6 8 (17.02%) Jetty
6 8 (17.02%) Mule
7 7 (14.89%) Alfresco
7 7 (14.89%) Apache Qpid
7 7 (14.89%) Node.js
7 7 (14.89%) Elasticsearch
7 7 (14.89%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (36.17%) DNS
2 14 (29.79%) HTTP
3 10 (21.28%) VPN
3 10 (21.28%) Firewall
4 9 (19.15%) DHCP
5 7 (14.89%) OpenLDAP
6 6 (12.77%) IPsec
6 6 (12.77%) LDAP
6 6 (12.77%) Internet
7 5 (10.64%) DSL
7 5 (10.64%) Wireless
7 5 (10.64%) Intrusion Detection
8 4 (8.51%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (8.51%) DDNS
9 3 (6.38%) X.509
9 3 (6.38%) SMTP
9 3 (6.38%) SSL
9 3 (6.38%) Network Security
10 2 (4.26%) BIG-IP
10 2 (4.26%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (27.66%) MySQL
2 8 (17.02%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
2 8 (17.02%) Redis
3 7 (14.89%) Riak
3 7 (14.89%) InterSystems Cache
3 7 (14.89%) Infinispan
4 2 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.13%) MariaDB
5 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Jenkins
2 9 (19.15%) Git (software)
3 8 (17.02%) JMeter
3 8 (17.02%) JIRA
3 8 (17.02%) Selenium
4 7 (14.89%) Maven
4 7 (14.89%) JUnit
4 7 (14.89%) SonarQube
4 7 (14.89%) Mocha
4 7 (14.89%) Gerrit
4 7 (14.89%) Gradle
4 7 (14.89%) Artifactory
5 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.13%) RSpec
6 1 (2.13%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (2.13%) GitLab
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Financial Institution
2 2 (4.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.13%) Back Office
3 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Architect
1 11 (23.40%) Java Architect
2 7 (14.89%) Linux Engineer
3 6 (12.77%) Technical Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Java Technical Architect
3 6 (12.77%) Security Manager
3 6 (12.77%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) IT Security Manager
5 4 (8.51%) Middleware Analyst
5 4 (8.51%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Designer
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Linux Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Implementation Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.13%) IT Security Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (36.17%) REST
2 16 (34.04%) Apache Camel
2 16 (34.04%) Hibernate
2 16 (34.04%) Spring
3 14 (29.79%) RabbitMQ
4 10 (21.28%) Memcached
5 8 (17.02%) HTML5
5 8 (17.02%) Apache CXF
5 8 (17.02%) jQuery
5 8 (17.02%) Ajax
5 8 (17.02%) OpenLaszlo
5 8 (17.02%) Spring MVC
5 8 (17.02%) Apache Flex
5 8 (17.02%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (17.02%) SOAP
5 8 (17.02%) Struts
5 8 (17.02%) HTML
5 8 (17.02%) CSS
5 8 (17.02%) React
5 8 (17.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) W3C
2 6 (12.77%) PKI
3 5 (10.64%) Clustering
4 3 (6.38%) Replication
5 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.26%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.26%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (59.57%) Linux
2 10 (21.28%) CentOS
3 8 (17.02%) Ubuntu
3 8 (17.02%) UNIX
4 7 (14.89%) Windows
5 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (10.64%) Oracle Linux
6 2 (4.26%) Solaris
7 1 (2.13%) SmartOS
7 1 (2.13%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.04%) SOA
2 14 (29.79%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (25.53%) MVC
4 11 (23.40%) ITIL
4 11 (23.40%) Configuration Management
5 8 (17.02%) Validation
5 8 (17.02%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.02%) Open Source
6 7 (14.89%) Data Virtualisation
6 7 (14.89%) Microservices
6 7 (14.89%) Document Management
6 7 (14.89%) Unit Testing
6 7 (14.89%) UML
7 6 (12.77%) Cyber Security
8 5 (10.64%) DevOps
8 5 (10.64%) ITIL V2
8 5 (10.64%) SIEM
8 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
8 5 (10.64%) Service Management
8 5 (10.64%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) Java
2 10 (21.28%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.77%) PHP
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (21.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
3 7 (14.89%) CCSA
3 7 (14.89%) CCSE
4 5 (10.64%) Check Point Certification
5 4 (8.51%) CCNA
5 4 (8.51%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCNP
6 1 (2.13%) ISEB
6 1 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) PCI DSS
2 2 (4.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.13%) QA
3 1 (2.13%) GPG13
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
1 11 (23.40%) Varnish
2 10 (21.28%) vCloud
3 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (14.89%) Snort
5 4 (8.51%) iptables
6 2 (4.26%) Postfix
7 1 (2.13%) KVM
7 1 (2.13%) Docker
7 1 (2.13%) LXC
7 1 (2.13%) Btrfs
7 1 (2.13%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 13 (27.66%) Puppet
2 9 (19.15%) HAProxy
2 9 (19.15%) Ansible
3 8 (17.02%) ZABBIX
4 7 (14.89%) logstash
4 7 (14.89%) Salt
4 7 (14.89%) Kibana
4 7 (14.89%) Rundeck
5 5 (10.64%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (6.38%) Nagios
6 3 (6.38%) Rsyslog
7 2 (4.26%) SCOM
8 1 (2.13%) systemd
8 1 (2.13%) Kubernetes
8 1 (2.13%) Opsview
8 1 (2.13%) Nessus
8 1 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (2.13%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 15 (31.91%) Red Hat
2 13 (27.66%) Oracle
3 12 (25.53%) VMware
4 8 (17.02%) CheckPoint
5 7 (14.89%) Pega
5 7 (14.89%) Splunk
5 7 (14.89%) Twitter
5 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.77%) Cisco
7 5 (10.64%) IBM
7 5 (10.64%) Nokia
8 4 (8.51%) Websense
9 3 (6.38%) HP
10 2 (4.26%) Citrix
10 2 (4.26%) Sun
10 2 (4.26%) F5
10 2 (4.26%) WorldPay
11 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
11 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
11 1 (2.13%) Brocade
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