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 September 2014 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Squid Cache
Rank 566 528 562
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +34
Contract jobs citing Squid 13 28 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.058% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 0.25% 0.59% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 18 3
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£381 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £272 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £399 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
5138 4738 4587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.82% 8.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 2868 2518 2231
Average daily rate £350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 644 581 605
Average hourly rate £16.84 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £32.50 £33.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.78%

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 September 2014.

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 September 2014. 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 +7 8 £431 +24.10% 1
South East -20 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £313 - 1
East of England - - - -
Yorkshire - - - -
North West - - - -
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Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 42 (85.71%) Linux
2 35 (71.43%) LDAP
3 29 (59.18%) DNS
3 29 (59.18%) Cisco
4 28 (57.14%) SMTP
5 25 (51.02%) Apache
5 25 (51.02%) Perl
6 21 (42.86%) VMware
7 20 (40.82%) Red Hat
7 20 (40.82%) HTTP
7 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (38.78%) Juniper
9 18 (36.73%) NFS
9 18 (36.73%) qmail
10 17 (34.69%) Internet
11 16 (32.65%) CentOS
12 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
12 15 (30.61%) Zenoss
12 15 (30.61%) F5
12 15 (30.61%) SSL
13 14 (28.57%) LPIC
13 14 (28.57%) Ubuntu
13 14 (28.57%) NetApp
13 14 (28.57%) CCENT
14 12 (24.49%) Sendmail
14 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
15 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
15 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
15 11 (22.45%) ITIL
15 11 (22.45%) Postfix

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 25 (51.02%) Apache
2 7 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (4.08%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) nginx
3 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.04%) GlassFish
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) LDAP
2 29 (59.18%) DNS
3 28 (57.14%) SMTP
4 20 (40.82%) HTTP
5 17 (34.69%) Internet
6 15 (30.61%) SSL
7 12 (24.49%) TCP/IP
8 8 (16.33%) iSCSI
9 7 (14.29%) SNMP
10 4 (8.16%) DHCP
10 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (8.16%) Firewall
10 4 (8.16%) Network Security
11 3 (6.12%) IMAP
11 3 (6.12%) Cisco IOS
12 2 (4.08%) OpenVPN
12 2 (4.08%) FTP
12 2 (4.08%) SAN
13 1 (2.04%) NetScreen
13 1 (2.04%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 2 (4.08%) Maven
3 1 (2.04%) MSI
3 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.12%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Czech Language
3 1 (2.04%) German Language
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (44.90%) Administrator
2 20 (40.82%) Linux Administrator
3 19 (38.78%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (30.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (12.24%) Consultant
7 5 (10.20%) Linux Support
8 4 (8.16%) QA Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Network Security Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) Network Consultant
8 4 (8.16%) Support Engineer
8 4 (8.16%) Security Consultant
9 3 (6.12%) Build Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Linux Support Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (4.08%) Support Analyst
10 2 (4.08%) UNIX Systems Administrator
10 2 (4.08%) UNIX Administrator
10 2 (4.08%) Analyst
11 1 (2.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.37%) LAMP
2 1 (2.04%) jQuery
2 1 (2.04%) RESTful
2 1 (2.04%) HTML5
2 1 (2.04%) CSS3
2 1 (2.04%) HTML
2 1 (2.04%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.04%) CSS
2 1 (2.04%) XML
2 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Open Source
2 3 (6.12%) Clustering
3 2 (4.08%) PKI
4 1 (2.04%) Equities
4 1 (2.04%) CESG
4 1 (2.04%) Hedge funds
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
4 1 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.04%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.04%) AS400
4 1 (2.04%) Replication
4 1 (2.04%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 42 (85.71%) Linux
2 16 (32.65%) CentOS
3 14 (28.57%) Ubuntu
4 11 (22.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (18.37%) UNIX
6 6 (12.24%) Windows
6 6 (12.24%) Solaris
7 5 (10.20%) Debian
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.04%) SUSE
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Load Balancing
2 11 (22.45%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Information Security
3 4 (8.16%) DevOps
3 4 (8.16%) Computer Security
4 2 (4.08%) Migration
5 1 (2.04%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.04%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.04%) Change Control
5 1 (2.04%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.04%) Low Latency
5 1 (2.04%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.04%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.04%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.04%) Investment Management
5 1 (2.04%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.04%) Logistics
5 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) Perl
2 11 (22.45%) Shell Script
3 10 (20.41%) Bash Shell
4 7 (14.29%) Ruby
5 6 (12.24%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) SQL
6 3 (6.12%) Korn
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
8 1 (2.04%) C
8 1 (2.04%) C#
8 1 (2.04%) Java
8 1 (2.04%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.04%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) LPIC
1 14 (28.57%) CCENT
2 9 (18.37%) SC Cleared
2 9 (18.37%) Security Cleared
3 8 (16.33%) Degree
4 5 (10.20%) DV Cleared
5 4 (8.16%) CCNP
5 4 (8.16%) CCNA
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.04%) PMP
6 1 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (8.16%) PCI DSS
2 4 (8.16%) GPG13
2 4 (8.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (6.12%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (40.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (36.73%) qmail
2 18 (36.73%) NFS
3 12 (24.49%) Sendmail
4 11 (22.45%) Active Directory
4 11 (22.45%) Postfix
5 4 (8.16%) Snort
6 3 (6.12%) Dovecot
6 3 (6.12%) KVM
7 1 (2.04%) GPFS
7 1 (2.04%) Ceph
7 1 (2.04%) Corosync
7 1 (2.04%) Varnish
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.04%) Xen
7 1 (2.04%) Samba
7 1 (2.04%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.04%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (30.61%) Zenoss
2 10 (20.41%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 3 (6.12%) HAProxy
3 3 (6.12%) Nagios
3 3 (6.12%) Cacti
4 2 (4.08%) ZABBIX
4 2 (4.08%) Puppet
5 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (2.04%) RANCID
5 1 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (59.18%) Cisco
2 21 (42.86%) VMware
3 20 (40.82%) Red Hat
4 19 (38.78%) Juniper
5 15 (30.61%) F5
6 14 (28.57%) NetApp
7 9 (18.37%) Microsoft
7 9 (18.37%) HP
8 5 (10.20%) Oracle
8 5 (10.20%) Websense
9 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
9 4 (8.16%) Sourcefire
9 4 (8.16%) Dell
9 4 (8.16%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.08%) EMC
10 2 (4.08%) Sun
11 1 (2.04%) SAP
11 1 (2.04%) JBoss
11 1 (2.04%) Citrix
11 1 (2.04%) Altiris
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