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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 540 604 593
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -11
Contract jobs citing Squid 93 31 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.18% 0.059% 0.030%
As % of the System Software category 1.53% 0.55% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 15 13
Median daily rate £475 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £225 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £395
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.75%
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
6066 5653 5244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 11.99% 10.67% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 3929 3242 2937
Median daily rate £413 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.01% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £345 £315
% change year-on-year
+1.44% +9.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 379 577 626
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+17.64% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +67 82 £500 +5.26% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £420 - 1
North West +17 4 £425 +32.81%
South East +15 1 £500 +80.99% 1
West Midlands -33 1 - - 1
Squid
UK

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 97 (86.61%) Linux
2 95 (84.82%) Apache
2 95 (84.82%) Jenkins
3 94 (83.93%) VMware
4 91 (81.25%) Puppet
4 91 (81.25%) Git (software)
5 89 (79.46%) DNS
6 87 (77.68%) DevOps
7 84 (75.00%) Ansible
8 83 (74.11%) Agile Software Development
9 82 (73.21%) Docker
10 81 (72.32%) JIRA
11 80 (71.43%) Oracle
12 79 (70.54%) Amazon AWS
13 78 (69.64%) Confluence
14 77 (68.75%) Terraform
15 76 (67.86%) ZABBIX
16 75 (66.96%) Elasticsearch
16 75 (66.96%) logstash
17 74 (66.07%) Continuous Delivery
17 74 (66.07%) OpenVPN
17 74 (66.07%) Postfix
17 74 (66.07%) PostgreSQL
18 73 (65.18%) Configuration Management
18 73 (65.18%) Continuous Integration
18 73 (65.18%) ELK Stack
19 72 (64.29%) Sonatype
19 72 (64.29%) Sonatype Nexus
19 72 (64.29%) Rancher
19 72 (64.29%) Kubernetes

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 95 (84.82%) Apache
2 78 (69.64%) Confluence
3 75 (66.96%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (14.29%) Tomcat
5 14 (12.50%) OpenStack
6 9 (8.04%) nginx
7 8 (7.14%) GlassFish
8 5 (4.46%) Cloud Foundry
8 5 (4.46%) SAS
9 3 (2.68%) Zimbra
10 2 (1.79%) Apache Spark
10 2 (1.79%) IIS
10 2 (1.79%) JBoss
10 2 (1.79%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (1.79%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
10 2 (1.79%) WebLogic
10 2 (1.79%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.79%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 71 (63.39%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 79 (70.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.68%) PaaS
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.79%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.79%) GitHub
3 2 (1.79%) Route 53
3 2 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 89 (79.46%) DNS
2 74 (66.07%) OpenVPN
3 72 (64.29%) OpenLDAP
3 72 (64.29%) SSH
4 12 (10.71%) Firewall
5 11 (9.82%) HTTP
5 11 (9.82%) LDAP
6 9 (8.04%) VPN
7 8 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (6.25%) SMTP
9 6 (5.36%) DHCP
10 5 (4.46%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (4.46%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (3.57%) IPsec
11 4 (3.57%) SAN
12 3 (2.68%) BGP
12 3 (2.68%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.68%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.68%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (66.07%) PostgreSQL
2 68 (60.71%) Hadoop
3 12 (10.71%) MySQL
4 10 (8.93%) Oracle Database
5 6 (5.36%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.46%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.46%) Redis
7 2 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.79%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.79%) Big Data
7 2 (1.79%) DataStax
7 2 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.79%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 95 (84.82%) Jenkins
2 91 (81.25%) Git (software)
3 81 (72.32%) JIRA
4 72 (64.29%) Maven
4 72 (64.29%) Sonatype Nexus
5 71 (63.39%) Ant
5 71 (63.39%) JIRA Agile
5 71 (63.39%) JUnit
5 71 (63.39%) SonarQube
6 69 (61.61%) Liquibase
7 56 (50.00%) Bitbucket
8 7 (6.25%) Subversion
9 5 (4.46%) Gitweb
10 4 (3.57%) GitLab
11 3 (2.68%) git-flow
12 2 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.79%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.79%) Hudson
12 2 (1.79%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.46%) Finance
2 3 (2.68%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.79%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 55 (49.11%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (22.32%) Lead DevOps
3 21 (18.75%) Senior DevOps
3 21 (18.75%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 13 (11.61%) Consultant
4 13 (11.61%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) DevOps Consultant
6 6 (5.36%) Administrator
7 5 (4.46%) Junior
7 5 (4.46%) Junior DevOps
8 4 (3.57%) DBA
8 4 (3.57%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (3.57%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (3.57%) Oracle DBA
8 4 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) Applications Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (2.68%) Developer
9 3 (2.68%) Team Leader
10 2 (1.79%) Network Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (65.18%) ELK Stack
2 72 (64.29%) MCollective
3 64 (57.14%) Software Packaging
4 11 (9.82%) LAMP
5 7 (6.25%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (4.46%) Node.js
6 5 (4.46%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (4.46%) Web Services
7 4 (3.57%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (2.68%) Middleware
9 2 (1.79%) REST
9 2 (1.79%) SOAP
10 1 (0.89%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.89%) CGI
10 1 (0.89%) Embperl
10 1 (0.89%) FastCGI
10 1 (0.89%) Memcached
10 1 (0.89%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.46%) PKI
2 4 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.68%) Fintech
3 3 (2.68%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.68%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.79%) Clustering
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.79%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.89%) BBC
5 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.89%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.89%) Online Games
5 1 (0.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 97 (86.61%) Linux
2 70 (62.50%) CentOS
3 14 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.93%) Debian
5 8 (7.14%) Ubuntu
6 7 (6.25%) Unix
7 5 (4.46%) Solaris
7 5 (4.46%) Windows
8 3 (2.68%) SUSE
8 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.79%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.89%) HPUX
10 1 (0.89%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.89%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (77.68%) DevOps
2 83 (74.11%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (66.07%) Continuous Delivery
4 73 (65.18%) Configuration Management
4 73 (65.18%) Continuous Integration
5 72 (64.29%) Service Management
6 69 (61.61%) Scrum
7 64 (57.14%) Identity Management
8 59 (52.68%) Case Management
9 51 (45.54%) Coaching
10 45 (40.18%) Workflow
11 39 (34.82%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (11.61%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.93%) Open Source
14 6 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (4.46%) Kanban
15 5 (4.46%) Security Patching
16 4 (3.57%) Data Architecture
16 4 (3.57%) Data Migration
16 4 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (60.71%) Shell Script
2 62 (55.36%) Ruby
3 16 (14.29%) Perl
3 16 (14.29%) Python
4 12 (10.71%) Java
5 11 (9.82%) PHP
6 8 (7.14%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.57%) C
7 4 (3.57%) C++
8 3 (2.68%) Korn
9 2 (1.79%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.79%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.79%) Scala
9 2 (1.79%) SQL
10 1 (0.89%) Go
Qualifications
1 63 (56.25%) SC Cleared
1 63 (56.25%) Security Cleared
2 32 (28.57%) CTC Cleared
3 15 (13.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.68%) CLAS
5 2 (1.79%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.79%) RHCE
5 2 (1.79%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.89%) CCNA
6 1 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.89%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.57%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.68%) QA
2 3 (2.68%) SLA
3 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 82 (73.21%) Docker
2 74 (66.07%) Postfix
3 71 (63.39%) vCloud
4 19 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (11.61%) NFS
6 7 (6.25%) Active Directory
7 5 (4.46%) KVM
7 5 (4.46%) SpamAssassin
8 4 (3.57%) Corosync
9 3 (2.68%) Dovecot
9 3 (2.68%) iptables
9 3 (2.68%) Sendmail
9 3 (2.68%) Snort
10 2 (1.79%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (1.79%) Gluster
10 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.79%) Xen
11 1 (0.89%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 91 (81.25%) Puppet
2 84 (75.00%) Ansible
3 77 (68.75%) Terraform
4 76 (67.86%) ZABBIX
5 75 (66.96%) logstash
6 72 (64.29%) Kibana
6 72 (64.29%) Kubernetes
6 72 (64.29%) Rancher
7 15 (13.39%) Nagios
8 10 (8.93%) Cacti
8 10 (8.93%) HAProxy
9 8 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (5.36%) Consul
10 6 (5.36%) Packer
11 5 (4.46%) Grafana
11 5 (4.46%) Graphite
11 5 (4.46%) Graylog
11 5 (4.46%) Icinga
11 5 (4.46%) StatsD
11 5 (4.46%) yum
Vendors
1 94 (83.93%) VMware
2 80 (71.43%) Oracle
3 72 (64.29%) Sonatype
4 58 (51.79%) Atlassian
5 19 (16.96%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.14%) AppDynamics
7 6 (5.36%) Cisco
8 5 (4.46%) F5
8 5 (4.46%) New Relic
8 5 (4.46%) Palo Alto
9 3 (2.68%) Splunk
9 3 (2.68%) Sun
10 2 (1.79%) CA
10 2 (1.79%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.79%) EMC
10 2 (1.79%) Endeca
10 2 (1.79%) IBM
10 2 (1.79%) Juniper
10 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
10 2 (1.79%) Qualys
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