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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 558 584 582
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -2
Contract jobs citing Squid 64 36 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.13% 0.070% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 1.05% 0.64% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 21
Median daily rate £495 £431 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.78% +10.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £316 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £538 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £419 £383
% change year-on-year
+0.29% +9.47%
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
6106 5592 5105
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 12.26% 10.81% 10.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3892 3249 2801
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £198 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 387 567 629
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +34 56 £505 +6.31% 2
Yorkshire +3 6 £420 -1.17%
North West -5 2 - -
Squid
UK

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 73 (89.02%) Linux
2 69 (84.15%) VMware
3 68 (82.93%) Apache
4 66 (80.49%) Jenkins
5 64 (78.05%) Git (software)
5 64 (78.05%) DNS
6 62 (75.61%) Puppet
7 59 (71.95%) DevOps
8 58 (70.73%) Ansible
9 56 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
9 56 (68.29%) JIRA
10 55 (67.07%) Amazon AWS
11 53 (64.63%) Confluence
12 52 (63.41%) CentOS
12 52 (63.41%) Docker
13 50 (60.98%) PostgreSQL
13 50 (60.98%) Oracle
13 50 (60.98%) Terraform
14 49 (59.76%) Configuration Management
14 49 (59.76%) ZABBIX
15 48 (58.54%) OpenVPN
15 48 (58.54%) logstash
15 48 (58.54%) Elasticsearch
16 47 (57.32%) vCloud
16 47 (57.32%) Postfix
16 47 (57.32%) Continuous Delivery
17 46 (56.10%) Kubernetes
17 46 (56.10%) ELK Stack
17 46 (56.10%) MCollective
17 46 (56.10%) 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 68 (82.93%) Apache
2 53 (64.63%) Confluence
3 48 (58.54%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (18.29%) OpenStack
4 15 (18.29%) Tomcat
5 8 (9.76%) GlassFish
6 6 (7.32%) nginx
6 6 (7.32%) SAS
7 5 (6.10%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (3.66%) Zimbra
9 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
9 2 (2.44%) IIS
9 2 (2.44%) JBoss
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
9 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
9 2 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 45 (54.88%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 55 (67.07%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.66%) PaaS
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.44%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.44%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.44%) GitHub
3 2 (2.44%) Route 53
3 2 (2.44%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 64 (78.05%) DNS
2 48 (58.54%) OpenVPN
3 46 (56.10%) SSH
4 45 (54.88%) OpenLDAP
5 12 (14.63%) Firewall
6 11 (13.41%) HTTP
6 11 (13.41%) LDAP
7 8 (9.76%) DHCP
7 8 (9.76%) SMTP
8 5 (6.10%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (6.10%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (6.10%) VPN
9 4 (4.88%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (4.88%) IMAP
9 4 (4.88%) iSCSI
9 4 (4.88%) SAN
10 3 (3.66%) BGP
10 3 (3.66%) BIG-IP
10 3 (3.66%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.66%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (60.98%) PostgreSQL
2 43 (52.44%) Hadoop
3 12 (14.63%) MySQL
4 6 (7.32%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.10%) Redis
6 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.44%) Big Data
6 2 (2.44%) DataStax
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.44%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.22%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 66 (80.49%) Jenkins
2 64 (78.05%) Git (software)
3 56 (68.29%) JIRA
4 45 (54.88%) JIRA Agile
4 45 (54.88%) Maven
4 45 (54.88%) Sonatype Nexus
5 44 (53.66%) Ant
5 44 (53.66%) JUnit
5 44 (53.66%) SonarQube
6 42 (51.22%) Liquibase
7 37 (45.12%) Bitbucket
8 7 (8.54%) Subversion
9 5 (6.10%) GitLab
9 5 (6.10%) Gitweb
10 3 (3.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.66%) git-flow
11 2 (2.44%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.44%) Hudson
11 2 (2.44%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.32%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (43.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 18 (21.95%) Lead DevOps
3 15 (18.29%) Senior DevOps
3 15 (18.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 14 (17.07%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (8.54%) Consultant
6 6 (7.32%) Administrator
6 6 (7.32%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (4.88%) Junior
7 4 (4.88%) Junior DevOps
7 4 (4.88%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (4.88%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.66%) Team Leader
9 2 (2.44%) DevOps Administrator
9 2 (2.44%) Senior Applications Engineer
9 2 (2.44%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (56.10%) ELK Stack
1 46 (56.10%) MCollective
2 39 (47.56%) Software Packaging
3 10 (12.20%) LAMP
4 7 (8.54%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (7.32%) Web Services
6 5 (6.10%) Node.js
6 5 (6.10%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.66%) Middleware
7 3 (3.66%) REST
8 2 (2.44%) SOAP
9 1 (1.22%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.22%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) PKI
2 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.66%) Fintech
3 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.66%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.44%) Clustering
4 2 (2.44%) Performance Metrics
4 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 1 (1.22%) HP Superdome
5 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.22%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 73 (89.02%) Linux
2 52 (63.41%) CentOS
3 11 (13.41%) Debian
4 9 (10.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (10.98%) Ubuntu
5 8 (9.76%) Windows
6 7 (8.54%) Unix
7 4 (4.88%) Solaris
8 3 (3.66%) Mac OS
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.44%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (2.44%) SUSE
10 1 (1.22%) CoreOS
10 1 (1.22%) HPUX
10 1 (1.22%) SmartOS
10 1 (1.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (71.95%) DevOps
2 56 (68.29%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (59.76%) Configuration Management
4 47 (57.32%) Continuous Delivery
5 45 (54.88%) Continuous Integration
5 45 (54.88%) Service Management
6 44 (53.66%) Scrum
7 39 (47.56%) Identity Management
8 37 (45.12%) Case Management
9 34 (41.46%) Coaching
10 29 (35.37%) Workflow
11 26 (31.71%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (14.63%) Open Source
13 11 (13.41%) Software Engineering
14 5 (6.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (6.10%) Kanban
14 5 (6.10%) Security Patching
15 4 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
15 4 (4.88%) High Availability
15 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.66%) Shell Script
2 43 (52.44%) Ruby
3 17 (20.73%) Python
4 16 (19.51%) Perl
5 11 (13.41%) PHP
6 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
6 9 (10.98%) Java
7 4 (4.88%) C
7 4 (4.88%) C++
7 4 (4.88%) Korn
8 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.44%) Scala
8 2 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 39 (47.56%) SC Cleared
1 39 (47.56%) Security Cleared
2 24 (29.27%) CTC Cleared
3 5 (6.10%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.44%) RHCE
4 2 (2.44%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.22%) CCNA
5 1 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
1 3 (3.66%) SLA
2 2 (2.44%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 52 (63.41%) Docker
2 47 (57.32%) Postfix
2 47 (57.32%) vCloud
3 20 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (14.63%) NFS
5 7 (8.54%) Active Directory
5 7 (8.54%) KVM
6 5 (6.10%) iptables
6 5 (6.10%) SpamAssassin
7 4 (4.88%) Dovecot
7 4 (4.88%) Sendmail
7 4 (4.88%) Snort
8 2 (2.44%) FreeRADIUS
8 2 (2.44%) Gluster
8 2 (2.44%) Hyper-V
8 2 (2.44%) VMware ESX
8 2 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.44%) Xen
9 1 (1.22%) Btrfs
9 1 (1.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 62 (75.61%) Puppet
2 58 (70.73%) Ansible
3 50 (60.98%) Terraform
4 49 (59.76%) ZABBIX
5 48 (58.54%) logstash
6 46 (56.10%) Kubernetes
7 45 (54.88%) Kibana
7 45 (54.88%) Rancher
8 16 (19.51%) Nagios
9 12 (14.63%) HAProxy
10 11 (13.41%) Cacti
11 9 (10.98%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (6.10%) Grafana
12 5 (6.10%) Graphite
12 5 (6.10%) Graylog
12 5 (6.10%) Icinga
12 5 (6.10%) StatsD
13 4 (4.88%) CFEngine
13 4 (4.88%) OpenNebula
14 3 (3.66%) vRealize
Vendors
1 69 (84.15%) VMware
2 50 (60.98%) Oracle
3 45 (54.88%) Sonatype
4 39 (47.56%) Atlassian
5 21 (25.61%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.32%) Cisco
7 5 (6.10%) F5
7 5 (6.10%) New Relic
7 5 (6.10%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.66%) Splunk
8 3 (3.66%) Sun
9 2 (2.44%) CA
9 2 (2.44%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.44%) EMC
9 2 (2.44%) Endeca
9 2 (2.44%) Hortonworks
9 2 (2.44%) IBM
9 2 (2.44%) Juniper
9 2 (2.44%) Microsoft
9 2 (2.44%) Qualys
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