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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 389 404 410
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +6
Contract jobs citing Squid 17 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.074% 0.022% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 0.80% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
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£475 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £383 -
% change year-on-year
+1.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 - -
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
2131 2039 1781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.26% 8.77% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1434 1274 1045
Average daily rate £374 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.88% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.87% -3.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 115 143 150
Average hourly rate £17.98 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.37% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £13.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £32.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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
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 2 July 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
Croydon - 5 - -
City of London -2 3 £475 +18.75%
Squid
England

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 11 (52.38%) GlassFish
3 10 (47.62%) Apache
4 8 (38.10%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
5 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 7 (33.33%) HTTP
5 7 (33.33%) UNIX
5 7 (33.33%) VMware
6 6 (28.57%) Snort
6 6 (28.57%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) Windows
6 6 (28.57%) JBoss
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
6 6 (28.57%) ITIL
6 6 (28.57%) VPN
6 6 (28.57%) DNS
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
6 6 (28.57%) nginx
6 6 (28.57%) Puppet
7 5 (23.81%) ZABBIX
7 5 (23.81%) HTML5
7 5 (23.81%) Memcached
7 5 (23.81%) Varnish
7 5 (23.81%) CentOS
7 5 (23.81%) Apache CXF
7 5 (23.81%) Mule
7 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) GlassFish
2 10 (47.62%) Apache
3 7 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 6 (28.57%) JBoss
4 6 (28.57%) nginx
5 5 (23.81%) Tornado
5 5 (23.81%) WildFly
5 5 (23.81%) Mule ESB
5 5 (23.81%) Apache TomEE
5 5 (23.81%) Mule
5 5 (23.81%) Jetty
5 5 (23.81%) iPlanet
5 5 (23.81%) WebLogic
6 4 (19.05%) Alfresco
6 4 (19.05%) Confluence
6 4 (19.05%) Apache Qpid
6 4 (19.05%) Node.js
6 4 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) OpenShift
2 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) HTTP
2 6 (28.57%) VPN
2 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 6 (28.57%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) Wireless
3 4 (19.05%) IPsec
3 4 (19.05%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (19.05%) DHCP
3 4 (19.05%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (19.05%) DDNS
3 4 (19.05%) DSL
3 4 (19.05%) LDAP
4 3 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) SMTP
5 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) Redis
2 4 (19.05%) Riak
2 4 (19.05%) Infinispan
2 4 (19.05%) MySQL
2 4 (19.05%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (19.05%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (19.05%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Jenkins
2 4 (19.05%) SonarQube
2 4 (19.05%) JUnit
2 4 (19.05%) JMeter
2 4 (19.05%) Maven
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) Mocha
2 4 (19.05%) Gerrit
2 4 (19.05%) Gradle
2 4 (19.05%) Artifactory
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Architect
1 5 (23.81%) IT Security Manager
1 5 (23.81%) Security Manager
1 5 (23.81%) Java Architect
2 4 (19.05%) Middleware Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Support
4 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) HTML
1 5 (23.81%) CSS
1 5 (23.81%) Struts
1 5 (23.81%) Hibernate
1 5 (23.81%) Spring
1 5 (23.81%) Ajax
1 5 (23.81%) OpenLaszlo
1 5 (23.81%) Spring MVC
1 5 (23.81%) Apache Flex
1 5 (23.81%) jQuery
1 5 (23.81%) JSLint
1 5 (23.81%) Backbone.js
1 5 (23.81%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (23.81%) Restlet
1 5 (23.81%) JAX-RS
1 5 (23.81%) Ember.js
1 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
1 5 (23.81%) Apache CXF
1 5 (23.81%) HTML5
1 5 (23.81%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) W3C
1 5 (23.81%) PKI
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) UNIX
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
4 5 (23.81%) Ubuntu
4 5 (23.81%) CentOS
5 2 (9.52%) Solaris
6 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Security Management
2 5 (23.81%) MVC
2 5 (23.81%) Validation
2 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (23.81%) SIEM
2 5 (23.81%) Cyber Security
3 4 (19.05%) Open Source
3 4 (19.05%) ITIL V2
3 4 (19.05%) Data Security
3 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (19.05%) Document Management
3 4 (19.05%) Scrum
3 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
3 4 (19.05%) SOA
3 4 (19.05%) Configuration Management
3 4 (19.05%) Microservices
3 4 (19.05%) Data Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PHP
4 1 (4.76%) Python
4 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) CCSA
1 5 (23.81%) CCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) SC Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.76%) BC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) QA
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) GPG13
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (28.57%) Snort
3 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (23.81%) Varnish
3 5 (23.81%) vCloud
4 1 (4.76%) iptables
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Puppet
2 5 (23.81%) HAProxy
2 5 (23.81%) Ansible
2 5 (23.81%) ZABBIX
3 4 (19.05%) Rundeck
3 4 (19.05%) logstash
3 4 (19.05%) Salt
3 4 (19.05%) Kibana
4 1 (4.76%) Opsview
4 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (4.76%) Nagios
4 1 (4.76%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 7 (33.33%) VMware
2 6 (28.57%) Red Hat
2 6 (28.57%) Cisco
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) Nokia
4 4 (19.05%) Websense
4 4 (19.05%) Pega
4 4 (19.05%) Splunk
4 4 (19.05%) Twitter
5 2 (9.52%) Sun
5 2 (9.52%) Juniper
6 1 (4.76%) CA
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
6 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.76%) Brocade