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 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Squid Cache
Rank 394 388 388
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing Squid 9 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.041% 0.031% 0.036%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.38% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 5
Average daily rate
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- £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 -
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
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
2009 1862 1698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 8.23% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1184 1009
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 145 150
Average hourly rate £18.24 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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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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 - 4 - -
City of London +8 1 - -
Squid
England

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (60.00%) GlassFish
2 11 (55.00%) Apache
3 9 (45.00%) Tomcat
3 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle
5 7 (35.00%) HTTP
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 7 (35.00%) Puppet
6 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (30.00%) Open Source
6 6 (30.00%) Confluence
6 6 (30.00%) Maven
6 6 (30.00%) JIRA
6 6 (30.00%) Middleware
6 6 (30.00%) JBoss
6 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
6 6 (30.00%) J2EE
6 6 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (25.00%) nginx
7 5 (25.00%) HAProxy
7 5 (25.00%) Ansible
7 5 (25.00%) MySQL
7 5 (25.00%) SQL
7 5 (25.00%) UNIX
7 5 (25.00%) Solaris
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 12 (60.00%) GlassFish
2 11 (55.00%) Apache
3 9 (45.00%) Tomcat
4 6 (30.00%) Confluence
4 6 (30.00%) JBoss
4 6 (30.00%) WebLogic
5 5 (25.00%) nginx
6 4 (20.00%) Apache Qpid
6 4 (20.00%) Node.js
6 4 (20.00%) Jetty
6 4 (20.00%) Alfresco
6 4 (20.00%) Mule
6 4 (20.00%) iPlanet
6 4 (20.00%) WildFly
6 4 (20.00%) Mule ESB
6 4 (20.00%) Apache TomEE
6 4 (20.00%) Tornado
6 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (5.00%) WebSphere
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle HTTP Server
Business Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) OpenShift
2 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) HTTP
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (20.00%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (20.00%) Network Security
2 4 (20.00%) Firewall
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) SMTP
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) MySQL
2 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 4 (20.00%) InterSystems Cache
2 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (20.00%) Infinispan
2 4 (20.00%) Redis
2 4 (20.00%) Riak
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 6 (30.00%) Maven
2 6 (30.00%) JIRA
3 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (20.00%) Mocha
4 4 (20.00%) Gerrit
4 4 (20.00%) Selenium
4 4 (20.00%) JMeter
4 4 (20.00%) JUnit
4 4 (20.00%) SonarQube
4 4 (20.00%) Gradle
4 4 (20.00%) Artifactory
5 2 (10.00%) Subversion
6 1 (5.00%) Mercurial
6 1 (5.00%) Hudson
6 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Middleware Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Java Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Security Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Consultant
3 4 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.00%) Platform Architect
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Technical Architect
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
1 6 (30.00%) J2EE
1 6 (30.00%) RabbitMQ
2 4 (20.00%) Drools
2 4 (20.00%) YAML
2 4 (20.00%) Apache CXF
2 4 (20.00%) HTML5
2 4 (20.00%) Memcached
2 4 (20.00%) REST
2 4 (20.00%) CSS3
2 4 (20.00%) Modernizr
2 4 (20.00%) JSLint
2 4 (20.00%) Dojo
2 4 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Apache Flex
2 4 (20.00%) jQuery
2 4 (20.00%) JSON
2 4 (20.00%) Ajax
2 4 (20.00%) OpenLaszlo
2 4 (20.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Open Source
2 4 (20.00%) W3C
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 5 (25.00%) Solaris
2 5 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 5 (25.00%) CentOS
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) AIX
4 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (10.00%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Document Management
2 4 (20.00%) Validation
2 4 (20.00%) Scrum
2 4 (20.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) Information Security
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) SOA
2 4 (20.00%) Microservices
2 4 (20.00%) Data Virtualisation
3 2 (10.00%) Release Management
3 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (20.00%) CCNP
2 4 (20.00%) CCNA
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (5.00%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 4 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 4 (20.00%) GPG13
2 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (20.00%) Varnish
2 4 (20.00%) Snort
2 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) vCloud
3 1 (5.00%) iptables
Systems Management
1 7 (35.00%) Puppet
2 5 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 5 (25.00%) Ansible
2 5 (25.00%) ZABBIX
3 4 (20.00%) Rundeck
3 4 (20.00%) logstash
3 4 (20.00%) Salt
3 4 (20.00%) Kibana
4 1 (5.00%) Opsview
4 1 (5.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 4 (20.00%) Pega
2 4 (20.00%) Splunk
2 4 (20.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (20.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (20.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (20.00%) Websense
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco
2 4 (20.00%) Juniper
2 4 (20.00%) Twitter
3 3 (15.00%) Sun
4 2 (10.00%) BEA
5 1 (5.00%) Brocade
5 1 (5.00%) IBM
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