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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 408 403 396
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -7
Contract jobs citing Squid 3 13 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.061% 0.041%
As % of the System Software category 0.15% 0.67% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 8
Average daily rate £425 £421 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.07% +29.38%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £418 £363
% change year-on-year
-16.26% +15.31%
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
1994 1941 1898
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.40% 9.16% 8.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 1354 1268 1153
Average daily rate £425 £403 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.59% +7.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 115 112
Average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.32
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.28% +1.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £28.75 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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 9 February 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
(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 +41 1 £413 - 1
Squid
England

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 15 (83.33%) Apache
3 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
4 12 (66.67%) Solaris
4 12 (66.67%) Shell Script
5 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
5 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
5 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (55.56%) SSH
5 10 (55.56%) Ansible
6 9 (50.00%) RHCSA
6 9 (50.00%) CFEngine
6 9 (50.00%) DNS
6 9 (50.00%) LDAP
6 9 (50.00%) MySQL
6 9 (50.00%) Finance
6 9 (50.00%) VMware
6 9 (50.00%) Nagios
6 9 (50.00%) RHCE
7 8 (44.44%) Middleware
7 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (38.89%) Mobile Computing
8 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
9 6 (33.33%) IBM
9 6 (33.33%) Service Management
10 5 (27.78%) Firewall
10 5 (27.78%) Front Office
10 5 (27.78%) HP
10 5 (27.78%) VPN

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 15 (83.33%) Apache
2 3 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 3 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (5.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (5.56%) Drupal
3 1 (5.56%) IIS
3 1 (5.56%) Lightstreamer
3 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.56%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) SSH
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 9 (50.00%) DNS
2 9 (50.00%) LDAP
3 5 (27.78%) Firewall
3 5 (27.78%) VPN
4 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 3 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (16.67%) HTTP
5 3 (16.67%) IMAP
5 3 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 3 (16.67%) SMTP
6 2 (11.11%) FTP
6 2 (11.11%) MRTG
7 1 (5.56%) Kerberos
7 1 (5.56%) LAN
7 1 (5.56%) SAN
7 1 (5.56%) SNMP
7 1 (5.56%) SSL
7 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.56%) Redis
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) RSpec
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (27.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Linux Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Administrator
2 4 (22.22%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) IT Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) Middleware
2 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) JMS
2 1 (5.56%) Kafka
2 1 (5.56%) MCollective
2 1 (5.56%) POSIX
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (38.89%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (16.67%) PKI
3 2 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) Solaris
3 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (27.78%) CentOS
5 4 (22.22%) Unix
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Debian
6 3 (16.67%) Ubuntu
7 2 (11.11%) Mac OS
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Service Management
3 5 (27.78%) Low Latency
4 3 (16.67%) High Availability
4 3 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 3 (16.67%) Open Source
4 3 (16.67%) SIEM
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
5 1 (5.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
2 12 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (22.22%) Perl
3 4 (22.22%) Python
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) Korn
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) RHCE
1 9 (50.00%) RHCSA
2 1 (5.56%) CCNA
2 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (16.67%) Ceph
2 3 (16.67%) Dovecot
2 3 (16.67%) iptables
2 3 (16.67%) KVM
2 3 (16.67%) Sendmail
3 2 (11.11%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.11%) Varnish
4 1 (5.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (5.56%) NFS
4 1 (5.56%) Postfix
4 1 (5.56%) Samba
4 1 (5.56%) vCloud
4 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Ansible
2 9 (50.00%) CFEngine
2 9 (50.00%) Nagios
3 5 (27.78%) Cobbler
4 4 (22.22%) Puppet
5 3 (16.67%) Cacti
5 3 (16.67%) HAProxy
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle ZFS
6 2 (11.11%) RANCID
7 1 (5.56%) OpenNebula
7 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (5.56%) Salt
7 1 (5.56%) systemd
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (38.89%) Red Hat
3 6 (33.33%) IBM
4 5 (27.78%) HP
4 5 (27.78%) SolarWinds
5 4 (22.22%) CA
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
6 3 (16.67%) CheckPoint
6 3 (16.67%) Juniper
7 1 (5.56%) Adobe
7 1 (5.56%) Akamai
7 1 (5.56%) AppDynamics
7 1 (5.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (5.56%) Citrix
7 1 (5.56%) F5
7 1 (5.56%) Fiorano
7 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.56%) Supermicro
7 1 (5.56%) Terracotta
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