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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Squid Cache
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Squid 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - -
As % of the System Software category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £225
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +50.00%
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
244 189 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 9.12% 7.83% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 76 98
Average daily rate £333 £310 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.25% +0.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £123 £125 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £398 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
- +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 8 17
Average hourly rate £15.50 £14.25 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.77% -43.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.00 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.17 £20.35 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
Squid
UK

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

Squid
Contract Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Squid
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Squid
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (80.00%) UAG
3 1 (20.00%) Network Security

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Avaya
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) McAfee
1 5 (100.00%) SolarWinds