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 January 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 530 514 493
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -21
Contract jobs citing Squid 27 25 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.057% 0.054%
As % of the System Software category 0.59% 0.59% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 17 12
Average daily rate
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£419 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.00% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £397 £230 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £467 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £418 £363 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.31% +7.40%
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
4567 4213 3891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.83% 9.58% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2506 2206 1804
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £168 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 537 502 716
Average hourly rate £16.41 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.31 £31.56 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -11.42%

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
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 January 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 -2 14 £421 +29.38% 13
South East -3 3 £386 +6.55%
South West - - - - 1
East of England - - - - 2
Yorkshire - - - - 1
East Midlands - - - -
North West - - - -
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Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 22 (56.41%) Apache
3 17 (43.59%) UNIX
4 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 16 (41.03%) Java
5 15 (38.46%) Oracle
5 15 (38.46%) Solaris
5 15 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
6 14 (35.90%) Perl
7 13 (33.33%) JBoss
7 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 13 (33.33%) Puppet
8 12 (30.77%) Hudson
8 12 (30.77%) Subversion
8 12 (30.77%) Maven
8 12 (30.77%) J2EE
8 12 (30.77%) WebLogic
9 11 (28.21%) Cisco
9 11 (28.21%) Open Source
10 10 (25.64%) RabbitMQ
10 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
10 10 (25.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 10 (25.64%) AIX
10 10 (25.64%) Firewall
11 9 (23.08%) Finance
11 9 (23.08%) VMware
11 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
11 9 (23.08%) CCNA

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 22 (56.41%) Apache
2 13 (33.33%) JBoss
2 13 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 12 (30.77%) WebLogic
4 8 (20.51%) Confluence
5 7 (17.95%) GlassFish
6 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere
7 2 (5.13%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (5.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
8 1 (2.56%) IIS
8 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.56%) Lync
8 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (25.64%) Firewall
2 9 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (15.38%) Network Security
4 6 (15.38%) DNS
4 6 (15.38%) SMTP
4 6 (15.38%) Internet
5 5 (12.82%) HTTP
5 5 (12.82%) VLAN
6 4 (10.26%) VPN
7 3 (7.69%) FTP
7 3 (7.69%) WAN
7 3 (7.69%) LAN
8 2 (5.13%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.13%) SAN
8 2 (5.13%) VoIP
8 2 (5.13%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.13%) MPLS
9 1 (2.56%) Wireless
9 1 (2.56%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Jenkins
2 12 (30.77%) Hudson
2 12 (30.77%) Subversion
2 12 (30.77%) Maven
3 8 (20.51%) JIRA
4 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
5 2 (5.13%) Mercurial
5 2 (5.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.56%) MSI
6 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Czech Language
3 1 (2.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Architect
2 10 (25.64%) Platform Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
3 6 (15.38%) Network Security Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Network Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Consultant
3 6 (15.38%) Security Consultant
4 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Analyst
5 3 (7.69%) Middleware Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support
6 2 (5.13%) UNIX Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) Linux Support
6 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.13%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) J2EE
2 10 (25.64%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (12.82%) Middleware
4 2 (5.13%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (2.56%) .NET
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) CSS
5 1 (2.56%) XML
5 1 (2.56%) XSLT
5 1 (2.56%) jQuery
5 1 (2.56%) HTML5
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
5 1 (2.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Open Source
2 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
3 3 (7.69%) PKI
4 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.56%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.56%) AS400
5 1 (2.56%) Replication
5 1 (2.56%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (2.56%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 26 (66.67%) Linux
2 17 (43.59%) UNIX
3 16 (41.03%) Windows
4 15 (38.46%) Solaris
4 15 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (25.64%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 10 (25.64%) AIX
6 2 (5.13%) CentOS
6 2 (5.13%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.13%) Debian
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) Infrastructure Management
2 7 (17.95%) Information Security
2 7 (17.95%) DevOps
3 4 (10.26%) E-Commerce
4 3 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.69%) Migration
4 3 (7.69%) ITIL
4 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 3 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (5.13%) SIEM
5 2 (5.13%) Change Control
5 2 (5.13%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.13%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.13%) Release Management
5 2 (5.13%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.13%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (2.56%) Project Management
6 1 (2.56%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) Java
2 14 (35.90%) Perl
3 3 (7.69%) Objective-C
4 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.13%) PHP
5 1 (2.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (2.56%) Ruby
5 1 (2.56%) Python
5 1 (2.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 9 (23.08%) CCNA
1 9 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (17.95%) CCNP
3 3 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.13%) BC Cleared
5 1 (2.56%) CCSE
5 1 (2.56%) CCSA
5 1 (2.56%) PMP
5 1 (2.56%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.56%) Degree
5 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (23.08%) PCI DSS
2 7 (17.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (17.95%) GPG13
3 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (20.51%) Snort
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) NFS
3 3 (7.69%) Postfix
4 2 (5.13%) Xen
5 1 (2.56%) Firmware
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (2.56%) Samba
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.56%) Varnish
5 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.56%) qmail
5 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.56%) Corosync
5 1 (2.56%) KVM
5 1 (2.56%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 13 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (5.13%) HAProxy
2 2 (5.13%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.13%) ZABBIX
2 2 (5.13%) Cacti
2 2 (5.13%) Nagios
3 1 (2.56%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 15 (38.46%) Oracle
2 13 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 11 (28.21%) Cisco
4 9 (23.08%) VMware
5 8 (20.51%) BEA
5 8 (20.51%) Websense
6 7 (17.95%) CheckPoint
6 7 (17.95%) Blue Coat
7 6 (15.38%) Sourcefire
7 6 (15.38%) Juniper
8 5 (12.82%) Sun
9 4 (10.26%) Microsoft
10 3 (7.69%) NetApp
10 3 (7.69%) EMC
10 3 (7.69%) Brocade
11 2 (5.13%) Dell
11 2 (5.13%) IBM
11 2 (5.13%) Veritas
12 1 (2.56%) Symantec
12 1 (2.56%) Altiris
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