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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Squid Cache
Rank 408 417 420
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +3
Contract jobs citing Squid 7 15 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.060% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.70% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 2
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£475 £348 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.69% -11.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £232 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £363 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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
2243 2129 2025
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.18% 8.48% 7.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1310 1170
Average daily rate £388 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 150 171
Average hourly rate £17.42 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.86% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.25 £27.00 £27.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +6.45%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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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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 +19 3 £475 +36.69% 1
Hammersmith - - - -
Chiswick - - - -
Squid
England

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (66.67%) Linux
1 8 (66.67%) Apache
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
3 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) LDAP
3 6 (50.00%) SMTP
3 6 (50.00%) HTTP
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (41.67%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) Debian
5 4 (33.33%) Sendmail
5 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) Perl
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) MySQL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Open Source
6 3 (25.00%) KVM
6 3 (25.00%) Dovecot
6 3 (25.00%) HAProxy
6 3 (25.00%) NFS
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) Nagios
6 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) Dell

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (66.67%) Apache
2 2 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) GlassFish
3 1 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) DNS
2 6 (50.00%) LDAP
2 6 (50.00%) SMTP
2 6 (50.00%) HTTP
3 3 (25.00%) IMAP
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) FTP
4 2 (16.67%) SSL
4 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) SSH
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) OpenLDAP
5 1 (8.33%) MRTG
5 1 (8.33%) IPv4
5 1 (8.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MSI
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (8.33%) Czech Language
2 1 (8.33%) German Language
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX Systems Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) XML
1 1 (8.33%) XSLT
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) RESTful
1 1 (8.33%) HTML5
1 1 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Open Source
2 3 (25.00%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Equities
3 1 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (8.33%) AS400
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Hedge funds
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) User Experience
3 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) Debian
3 4 (33.33%) Ubuntu
4 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (8.33%) Logistics
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Release Management
2 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
2 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Low Latency
2 1 (8.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) DevOps
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) Perl
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Python
3 3 (25.00%) Korn
4 2 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) CCNP
1 1 (8.33%) CCNA
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (8.33%) PMP
1 1 (8.33%) PMI Certification
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (8.33%) TickIT
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 1 (8.33%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Sendmail
3 3 (25.00%) NFS
3 3 (25.00%) Dovecot
3 3 (25.00%) KVM
4 2 (16.67%) Postfix
5 1 (8.33%) GPFS
5 1 (8.33%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (8.33%) Corosync
5 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
5 1 (8.33%) Samba
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
5 1 (8.33%) Snort
5 1 (8.33%) Xen
5 1 (8.33%) Varnish
5 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (8.33%) qmail
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Nagios
1 3 (25.00%) Cacti
1 3 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 2 (16.67%) Puppet
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
3 1 (8.33%) Zenoss
3 1 (8.33%) RANCID
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) VMware
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) HP
3 3 (25.00%) Dell
3 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (8.33%) Sourcefire
5 1 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 1 (8.33%) IronPort
5 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
5 1 (8.33%) Altiris
5 1 (8.33%) Sun
5 1 (8.33%) Websense
5 1 (8.33%) Hitachi
5 1 (8.33%) NetApp
City of London
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Rate: £400.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 17 days ago