The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 333 425 420
Rank change year-on-year
+92 -5
Contract jobs citing Squid 106 21 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.091% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 3.86% 0.97% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 8 5
Median daily rate £495 £393 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.11% -17.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £225 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £478 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £506 £350
% change year-on-year
-16.04% +44.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Squid
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2743 2162 2365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 12.16% 9.32% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1898 1447 1526
Median daily rate £450 £400 £386
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £213 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £324
% change year-on-year
- +8.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 98 166
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% +5.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.19 £43.50 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing Squid as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in London

Squid
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Squid across the London region.

Squid Daily Rate Trend in London

Squid
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Squid across the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

Squid Daily Rate Histogram in London

Squid
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Squid across the London region.

Squid Hourly Rate Trend in London

Squid
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the London region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Croydon +6 24 £475 -
City of London +22 2 £585 +37.70%
Harrow - 1 - -
Squid
England

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 London region with a requirement for Squid.

1 113 (92.62%) Puppet
2 112 (91.80%) Apache
3 109 (89.34%) Jenkins
4 108 (88.52%) Docker
4 108 (88.52%) VMware
5 107 (87.70%) Linux
5 107 (87.70%) DNS
5 107 (87.70%) DevOps
6 106 (86.89%) Git (software)
6 106 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
7 104 (85.25%) Ansible
8 102 (83.61%) Amazon AWS
9 101 (82.79%) ZABBIX
9 101 (82.79%) Elasticsearch
9 101 (82.79%) logstash
10 100 (81.97%) Continuous Delivery
10 100 (81.97%) Continuous Integration
10 100 (81.97%) Postfix
10 100 (81.97%) JIRA
10 100 (81.97%) Configuration Management
11 98 (80.33%) Service Management
11 98 (80.33%) Oracle
11 98 (80.33%) SSH
11 98 (80.33%) Maven
11 98 (80.33%) OpenLDAP
11 98 (80.33%) MCollective
11 98 (80.33%) OpenVPN
11 98 (80.33%) Kubernetes
11 98 (80.33%) Kibana
11 98 (80.33%) ELK Stack

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in London 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
1 112 (91.80%) Apache
2 101 (82.79%) Elasticsearch
3 97 (79.51%) Confluence
4 8 (6.56%) OpenStack
5 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
6 3 (2.46%) GlassFish
6 3 (2.46%) nginx
6 3 (2.46%) Zimbra
7 2 (1.64%) JBoss
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.82%) SAS
Applications
1 97 (79.51%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 102 (83.61%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.46%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (87.70%) DNS
2 98 (80.33%) OpenLDAP
2 98 (80.33%) OpenVPN
2 98 (80.33%) SSH
3 9 (7.38%) VPN
4 8 (6.56%) HTTP
4 8 (6.56%) Reverse Proxy
5 5 (4.10%) Firewall
6 4 (3.28%) DHCP
6 4 (3.28%) IPsec
6 4 (3.28%) LDAP
7 3 (2.46%) BGP
7 3 (2.46%) BIG-IP
7 3 (2.46%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (2.46%) SAN
7 3 (2.46%) SMTP
7 3 (2.46%) SNMP
7 3 (2.46%) TCP/IP
8 2 (1.64%) FTP
8 2 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (76.23%) PostgreSQL
2 91 (74.59%) Hadoop
3 11 (9.02%) Oracle Database
4 10 (8.20%) MySQL
5 8 (6.56%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (1.64%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 109 (89.34%) Jenkins
2 106 (86.89%) Git (software)
3 100 (81.97%) JIRA
4 98 (80.33%) Maven
4 98 (80.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 97 (79.51%) Ant
5 97 (79.51%) JIRA Agile
5 97 (79.51%) JUnit
5 97 (79.51%) SonarQube
6 94 (77.05%) Liquibase
7 78 (63.93%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.46%) git-flow
8 3 (2.46%) GitLab
8 3 (2.46%) Subversion
9 2 (1.64%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.64%) Hudson
9 2 (1.64%) Mercurial
General
1 5 (4.10%) Finance
2 2 (1.64%) Financial Institution
2 2 (1.64%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.82%) Games
3 1 (0.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (59.02%) DevOps Engineer
2 31 (25.41%) Senior DevOps
2 31 (25.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 28 (22.95%) Lead DevOps
4 12 (9.84%) Consultant
4 12 (9.84%) DevOps Consultant
5 8 (6.56%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) Junior
6 5 (4.10%) Junior DevOps
6 5 (4.10%) Lead DevOps Engineer
6 5 (4.10%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (3.28%) Administrator
8 3 (2.46%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) DBA
8 3 (2.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (2.46%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 3 (2.46%) Oracle DBA
8 3 (2.46%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (80.33%) ELK Stack
1 98 (80.33%) MCollective
2 89 (72.95%) Software Packaging
3 8 (6.56%) LAMP
4 3 (2.46%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (2.46%) Middleware
4 3 (2.46%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 3 (2.46%) Web Services
5 2 (1.64%) CGI
5 2 (1.64%) Embperl
5 2 (1.64%) FastCGI
5 2 (1.64%) Memcached
5 2 (1.64%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.82%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.10%) PKI
2 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.46%) Fintech
2 3 (2.46%) Private Cloud
2 3 (2.46%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.64%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (0.82%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 107 (87.70%) Linux
2 81 (66.39%) CentOS
3 13 (10.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (4.92%) Solaris
4 6 (4.92%) Unix
5 4 (3.28%) SUSE
6 3 (2.46%) Debian
6 3 (2.46%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.46%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.64%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.82%) HPUX
8 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (87.70%) DevOps
2 106 (86.89%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (81.97%) Configuration Management
3 100 (81.97%) Continuous Delivery
3 100 (81.97%) Continuous Integration
4 98 (80.33%) Service Management
5 89 (72.95%) Identity Management
6 88 (72.13%) Scrum
7 79 (64.75%) Case Management
8 72 (59.02%) Coaching
9 61 (50.00%) Workflow
10 53 (43.44%) Stakeholder Management
11 15 (12.30%) Software Engineering
12 8 (6.56%) Open Source
13 5 (4.10%) Change Management
14 4 (3.28%) E-Commerce
14 4 (3.28%) ITIL
15 3 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
15 3 (2.46%) Change Control
15 3 (2.46%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (72.13%) Shell Script
2 84 (68.85%) Ruby
3 11 (9.02%) Java
3 11 (9.02%) Perl
4 9 (7.38%) Python
5 7 (5.74%) Bash Shell
6 4 (3.28%) PHP
7 3 (2.46%) C
8 2 (1.64%) C++
8 2 (1.64%) Go
8 2 (1.64%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.82%) Korn
Qualifications
1 85 (69.67%) SC Cleared
1 85 (69.67%) Security Cleared
2 46 (37.70%) CTC Cleared
3 21 (17.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.64%) BC Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) CLAS
4 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) RHCE
4 2 (1.64%) RHCSA
4 2 (1.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.46%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.46%) QA
1 3 (2.46%) SLA
2 2 (1.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 108 (88.52%) Docker
2 100 (81.97%) Postfix
3 97 (79.51%) vCloud
4 10 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (5.74%) NFS
6 4 (3.28%) KVM
7 3 (2.46%) Corosync
7 3 (2.46%) Snort
7 3 (2.46%) Xen
8 2 (1.64%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.82%) Ceph
9 1 (0.82%) Dovecot
9 1 (0.82%) iptables
9 1 (0.82%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.82%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 113 (92.62%) Puppet
2 104 (85.25%) Ansible
3 101 (82.79%) logstash
3 101 (82.79%) ZABBIX
4 98 (80.33%) Kibana
4 98 (80.33%) Kubernetes
4 98 (80.33%) Rancher
4 98 (80.33%) Terraform
5 8 (6.56%) Consul
5 8 (6.56%) Packer
6 5 (4.10%) yum
7 4 (3.28%) vRealize
8 3 (2.46%) Cacti
8 3 (2.46%) CFEngine
8 3 (2.46%) Nagios
8 3 (2.46%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (2.46%) Pacemaker
8 3 (2.46%) Zenoss
9 1 (0.82%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.82%) RANCID
Vendors
1 108 (88.52%) VMware
2 98 (80.33%) Oracle
2 98 (80.33%) Sonatype
3 78 (63.93%) Atlassian
4 8 (6.56%) AppDynamics
5 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
6 5 (4.10%) Cisco
7 3 (2.46%) EMC
7 3 (2.46%) Splunk
7 3 (2.46%) Sun
8 2 (1.64%) CA
8 2 (1.64%) CheckPoint
8 2 (1.64%) IBM
8 2 (1.64%) Juniper
8 2 (1.64%) WorldPay
9 1 (0.82%) Symantec
9 1 (0.82%) Veritas