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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 566 531 521
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -10
Contract jobs citing Squid 24 37 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.077% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.80% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 25 4
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£388 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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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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
4866 4649 4091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.04% 9.65% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2779 2528 1994
Average daily rate £350 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 573 598 589
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £31.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.64% -3.12%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +8 11 - - 2
North West - 6 £419 -
Yorkshire -20 4 £425 +21.42% 1
East Midlands - 2 £313 -
South East -12 1 £230 -39.67% 5
Squid
UK

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (58.97%) Apache
2 21 (53.85%) Java
3 18 (46.15%) JBoss
4 17 (43.59%) Linux
5 16 (41.03%) Tomcat
6 14 (35.90%) Oracle
6 14 (35.90%) RabbitMQ
7 12 (30.77%) Puppet
7 12 (30.77%) GlassFish
7 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
8 11 (28.21%) Apache Camel
8 11 (28.21%) REST
8 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
8 11 (28.21%) Spring
9 10 (25.64%) WebLogic
9 10 (25.64%) HTTP
9 10 (25.64%) SOA
9 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
10 9 (23.08%) J2EE
10 9 (23.08%) VMware
10 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (23.08%) Maven
10 9 (23.08%) Firewall
10 9 (23.08%) Open Source
11 8 (20.51%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (20.51%) MySQL
11 8 (20.51%) UNIX
12 7 (17.95%) Windows
12 7 (17.95%) Solaris
12 7 (17.95%) SQL

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 23 (58.97%) Apache
2 18 (46.15%) JBoss
3 16 (41.03%) Tomcat
4 12 (30.77%) GlassFish
5 10 (25.64%) WebLogic
6 7 (17.95%) Confluence
7 6 (15.38%) nginx
7 6 (15.38%) Liferay
7 6 (15.38%) Apache ServiceMix
8 5 (12.82%) iPlanet
8 5 (12.82%) Tornado
8 5 (12.82%) WildFly
8 5 (12.82%) Mule ESB
8 5 (12.82%) Apache TomEE
8 5 (12.82%) Mule
8 5 (12.82%) Jetty
9 4 (10.26%) Alfresco
9 4 (10.26%) Apache Qpid
9 4 (10.26%) Node.js
9 4 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) OpenShift
2 1 (2.56%) IaaS
2 1 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) HTTP
2 9 (23.08%) Firewall
3 7 (17.95%) Network Security
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 6 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.26%) OpenLDAP
5 4 (10.26%) DHCP
6 3 (7.69%) SSL
6 3 (7.69%) VPN
6 3 (7.69%) X.509
7 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 2 (5.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (5.13%) NetScaler
7 2 (5.13%) BIG-IP
8 1 (2.56%) SMTP
8 1 (2.56%) Internet
8 1 (2.56%) VLAN
8 1 (2.56%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.51%) MySQL
2 5 (12.82%) Redis
3 4 (10.26%) Riak
3 4 (10.26%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (10.26%) Infinispan
3 4 (10.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (10.26%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (5.13%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (30.77%) Jenkins
2 9 (23.08%) Maven
3 7 (17.95%) JIRA
4 5 (12.82%) Subversion
4 5 (12.82%) JMeter
4 5 (12.82%) Git (software)
4 5 (12.82%) Selenium
5 4 (10.26%) Hudson
5 4 (10.26%) Gerrit
5 4 (10.26%) Mocha
5 4 (10.26%) SonarQube
5 4 (10.26%) Gradle
5 4 (10.26%) Artifactory
5 4 (10.26%) JUnit
6 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.56%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Architect
2 9 (23.08%) Java Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Java Technical Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Technical Architect
3 5 (12.82%) Consultant
3 5 (12.82%) Platform Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Middleware Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Analyst
4 4 (10.26%) Network Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Designer
6 2 (5.13%) Implementation Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Project Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (35.90%) RabbitMQ
2 11 (28.21%) Apache Camel
2 11 (28.21%) REST
2 11 (28.21%) Hibernate
2 11 (28.21%) Spring
3 9 (23.08%) J2EE
4 8 (20.51%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (15.38%) SOAP
6 5 (12.82%) Struts
6 5 (12.82%) HTML
6 5 (12.82%) CSS
6 5 (12.82%) Middleware
6 5 (12.82%) Ajax
6 5 (12.82%) OpenLaszlo
6 5 (12.82%) RESTEasy
6 5 (12.82%) KnockoutJS
6 5 (12.82%) Restlet
6 5 (12.82%) JAX-RS
6 5 (12.82%) Ember.js
6 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) W3C
1 5 (12.82%) Clustering
2 3 (7.69%) Replication
2 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) UNIX
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
3 7 (17.95%) Solaris
4 6 (15.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (12.82%) Ubuntu
5 5 (12.82%) CentOS
6 4 (10.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 4 (10.26%) AIX
7 3 (7.69%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) SOA
2 9 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Open Source
3 7 (17.95%) Configuration Management
3 7 (17.95%) MVC
4 6 (15.38%) Information Security
4 6 (15.38%) UML
5 5 (12.82%) Validation
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Microservices
6 4 (10.26%) Data Virtualisation
6 4 (10.26%) DevOps
6 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) TDD
6 4 (10.26%) Document Management
6 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
7 3 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (17.95%) SQL
3 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
3 5 (12.82%) Perl
4 4 (10.26%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (15.38%) CCNP
1 6 (15.38%) CCNA
2 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) CCSE
3 2 (5.13%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
1 6 (15.38%) GPG13
1 6 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (15.38%) vCloud
2 5 (12.82%) Varnish
3 4 (10.26%) Snort
3 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.56%) iptables
4 1 (2.56%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 12 (30.77%) Puppet
2 5 (12.82%) HAProxy
2 5 (12.82%) Ansible
2 5 (12.82%) ZABBIX
3 4 (10.26%) Rundeck
3 4 (10.26%) logstash
3 4 (10.26%) Salt
3 4 (10.26%) Kibana
4 3 (7.69%) Rsyslog
4 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 2 (5.13%) SCOM
5 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (2.56%) Nagios
6 1 (2.56%) Opsview
6 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (35.90%) Oracle
2 10 (25.64%) Red Hat
3 9 (23.08%) VMware
4 6 (15.38%) Websense
4 6 (15.38%) Blue Coat
4 6 (15.38%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.38%) Cisco
5 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.26%) Pega
6 4 (10.26%) Splunk
6 4 (10.26%) Twitter
6 4 (10.26%) Sourcefire
6 4 (10.26%) Juniper
7 3 (7.69%) IBM
7 3 (7.69%) BEA
7 3 (7.69%) Sun
8 2 (5.13%) F5
8 2 (5.13%) Citrix
9 1 (2.56%) HP
9 1 (2.56%) Intel
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