The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 108 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Contract jobs citing Squid 3 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.16% 0.22% -
As % of the System Software category 1.56% 1.84% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £425 £320 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.81% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £519 £390
% change year-on-year
-18.55% +33.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Squid
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

System Software Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
192 217 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 10.39% 12.12% 8.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 124 56
Median daily rate £375 £320 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.18% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 21
Median hourly rate £14.75 £14.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.72% -17.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.25 £11.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.73 £21.25 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Squid as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Squid
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Squid across the Manchester region.

Squid Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Squid
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Squid across the Manchester region.

Squid Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Squid also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Squid.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (100.00%) Korn
1 3 (100.00%) IMAP
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cacti
1 3 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
1 3 (100.00%) Dovecot
1 3 (100.00%) MRTG

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) OpenStack
1 3 (100.00%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Fibre Channel
1 3 (100.00%) HTTP
1 3 (100.00%) IMAP
1 3 (100.00%) iSCSI
1 3 (100.00%) MRTG
1 3 (100.00%) SMTP
2 2 (66.67%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Broadcast Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) BBC
2 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) CentOS
1 3 (100.00%) Debian
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Ubuntu
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Korn
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) PHP
1 3 (100.00%) Python
1 3 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Dovecot
1 3 (100.00%) iptables
1 3 (100.00%) KVM
1 3 (100.00%) Sendmail
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) Cacti
1 3 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 3 (100.00%) Nagios
1 3 (100.00%) OpenNebula
1 3 (100.00%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco