The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Squid Cache
Rank 405 409 409
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Contract jobs citing Squid 4 15 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.060% 0.027%
As % of the System Software category 0.18% 0.73% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 8 5
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£500 £336 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+48.69% -3.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £228 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £348 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2201 2047 2085
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.07% 8.12% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1232 1193
Average daily rate £375 £368 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £473
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 163 181
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.57 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.90 £30.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-8.57% +6.06%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Squid across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the London region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
City of London +27 1 - -
Chiswick - - - -
Squid
England

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (72.73%) Linux
1 8 (72.73%) Apache
1 8 (72.73%) LDAP
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
2 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
3 6 (54.55%) Solaris
3 6 (54.55%) MySQL
3 6 (54.55%) Oracle
3 6 (54.55%) VMware
4 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) SMTP
4 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
4 5 (45.45%) Sendmail
5 4 (36.36%) Open Source
5 4 (36.36%) KVM
5 4 (36.36%) DHCP
5 4 (36.36%) Perl
5 4 (36.36%) Korn
5 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
5 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
5 4 (36.36%) Debian
6 3 (27.27%) Firewall
6 3 (27.27%) Finance
6 3 (27.27%) IMAP
6 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
6 3 (27.27%) Python

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 8 (72.73%) Apache
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
3 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Liferay
3 1 (9.09%) TorqueBox
3 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) LDAP
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 5 (45.45%) SMTP
3 5 (45.45%) HTTP
4 4 (36.36%) DHCP
4 4 (36.36%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (27.27%) Firewall
5 3 (27.27%) IMAP
5 3 (27.27%) SSL
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) VPN
6 2 (18.18%) SAN
6 2 (18.18%) NetScreen
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (9.09%) SSH
7 1 (9.09%) Network Security
7 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
7 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) MySQL
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (9.09%) KDB
3 1 (9.09%) DB2
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 1 (9.09%) JMeter
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) JUnit
2 1 (9.09%) MSI
2 1 (9.09%) Hudson
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
3 1 (9.09%) Czech Language
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Administrator
1 5 (45.45%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Xerces
1 1 (9.09%) Xalan
1 1 (9.09%) wxWidgets
1 1 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (9.09%) SOAP
1 1 (9.09%) CORBA
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 7 (63.64%) UNIX
3 6 (54.55%) Solaris
4 4 (36.36%) Ubuntu
4 4 (36.36%) Debian
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (9.09%) SUSE
6 1 (9.09%) AIX
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 1 (9.09%) OpenSolaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) Logistics
1 1 (9.09%) Information Security
1 1 (9.09%) Migration
1 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
1 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
1 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
1 1 (9.09%) Release Management
1 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
1 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
1 1 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
1 1 (9.09%) DevOps
1 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) Shell Script
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Korn
4 3 (27.27%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Java
6 1 (9.09%) Ruby
6 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) C#
6 1 (9.09%) C++
6 1 (9.09%) Lisp
6 1 (9.09%) C-shell
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PMP
1 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (9.09%) TickIT
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (45.45%) Sendmail
2 4 (36.36%) KVM
3 3 (27.27%) Dovecot
4 2 (18.18%) qmail
4 2 (18.18%) NFS
4 2 (18.18%) Snort
5 1 (9.09%) ProxySG
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (9.09%) Xen
5 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
5 1 (9.09%) Postfix
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (9.09%) OpenSSH
5 1 (9.09%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HAProxy
2 2 (18.18%) Puppet
2 2 (18.18%) Nagios
3 1 (9.09%) Nessus
3 1 (9.09%) Cacti
3 1 (9.09%) Zenoss
3 1 (9.09%) RANCID
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Juniper
2 3 (27.27%) HP
2 3 (27.27%) Dell
3 2 (18.18%) F5
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
3 2 (18.18%) NetApp
3 2 (18.18%) Veritas
3 2 (18.18%) SAP
3 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
3 2 (18.18%) Blue Coat
4 1 (9.09%) Tripwire
4 1 (9.09%) Sourcefire
4 1 (9.09%) Altiris
4 1 (9.09%) IronPort
West London
CACI Network Services
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago