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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Squid Cache
Rank 401 409 409
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing Squid 8 15 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.059% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% 0.69% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
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£388 £348 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.51% -11.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £232 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £363 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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 2181 1926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.92% 8.61% 7.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1419 1341 1140
Average daily rate £398 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.90% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 130 158
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.40 £27.90 £28.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.25 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+8.19% -1.61%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 5 (45.45%) Linux
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 4 (36.36%) Juniper
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
2 4 (36.36%) Websense
2 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 4 (36.36%) SMTP
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (27.27%) GPG13
3 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
3 3 (27.27%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) CCNA
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
3 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
3 3 (27.27%) Snort
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
3 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 4 (36.36%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 5 (45.45%) DNS
2 4 (36.36%) SMTP
2 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 3 (27.27%) HTTP
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) Network Security
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) FTP
4 2 (18.18%) LDAP
5 1 (9.09%) LAN
5 1 (9.09%) WAN
5 1 (9.09%) DHCP
5 1 (9.09%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) SSH
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (9.09%) SSL
5 1 (9.09%) IPv4
5 1 (9.09%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MSI
1 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Czech Language
3 1 (9.09%) German Language
3 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Security Consultant
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
1 1 (9.09%) CSS
1 1 (9.09%) XML
1 1 (9.09%) XSLT
1 1 (9.09%) jQuery
1 1 (9.09%) RESTful
1 1 (9.09%) HTML5
1 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) Equities
2 1 (9.09%) Open Source
2 1 (9.09%) Hedge funds
2 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
2 1 (9.09%) AS400
2 1 (9.09%) Replication
2 1 (9.09%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
4 2 (18.18%) Ubuntu
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (9.09%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Information Security
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (9.09%) Logistics
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
3 1 (9.09%) Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
2 3 (27.27%) Perl
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Python
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Java
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) CCNP
1 3 (27.27%) CCNA
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) PMP
2 1 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (27.27%) PCI DSS
1 3 (27.27%) GPG13
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Snort
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) NFS
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Postfix
3 1 (9.09%) Varnish
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (9.09%) Corosync
3 1 (9.09%) GPFS
3 1 (9.09%) Samba
3 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) qmail
3 1 (9.09%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Cacti
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (9.09%) Zenoss
2 1 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (9.09%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Cisco
1 4 (36.36%) Juniper
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat
1 4 (36.36%) Websense
2 3 (27.27%) VMware
2 3 (27.27%) CheckPoint
2 3 (27.27%) Blue Coat
2 3 (27.27%) Sourcefire
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 2 (18.18%) Sun
3 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 1 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) SAP
4 1 (9.09%) JBoss
4 1 (9.09%) Dell
4 1 (9.09%) Altiris
4 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
4 1 (9.09%) NetApp
4 1 (9.09%) StorageTek