The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 102 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Squid 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.24% -
As % of the System Software category 1.16% 2.56% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £425 £388 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
173 156 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 9.55% 9.41% 9.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 69 56
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £135 £188 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £338 £320
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 21 22
Average hourly rate £12.28 £15.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.16% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.18 £10.01 £10.59
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £19.83 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.38 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+5.30% -

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Squid across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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
Salford - 1 £425 -
Squid
North West

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 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%) 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%) 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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 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 1 (33.33%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) User Experience
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
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%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Open Source
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
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
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 3 (100.00%) VMware