The first table below looks at the demand for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the Scotland region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Squid Cache
Rank - 107 104
Contract jobs citing Squid 0 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.041% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category - 0.63% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate
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- £325 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £338 £338
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
250 160 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.08% 6.51% 6.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 74 67
Average daily rate £325 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £115 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 8 12
Average hourly rate £17.50 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.62% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.35 £13.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £55.50 £18.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +2.94%
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Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Squid across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Squid
Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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

Squid Daily Rate Trend in Scotland