The table below looks at the statistics for Varnish skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Varnish over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Varnish
Rank 136 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -
Contract jobs citing Varnish 2 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.066% 0.19% -
As % of the System Software category 0.71% 1.76% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 0
Average daily rate
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£550 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £465 £300 £400
% change year-on-year
+55.00% -25.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Varnish
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 South West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
280 340 250
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 9.21% 10.50% 11.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 188 122
Average daily rate £300 £375 £394
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.20% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 37 44
Average hourly rate £20.19 £14.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.17% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.22 £9.80 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.80 £34.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+1.53% +1.56%

Varnish
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Varnish Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Varnish
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Varnish Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Varnish
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Varnish within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire - 2 £550 -
Varnish
England

Varnish
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Varnish 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 Varnish.

1 7 (87.50%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 6 (75.00%) MySQL
3 5 (62.50%) Drupal
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Apache Solr
4 4 (50.00%) HTML5
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) Web Design
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) PHP
5 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Content Management
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (37.50%) WebCenter
5 3 (37.50%) Puppet
5 3 (37.50%) Ansible
5 3 (37.50%) Amazon Linux
6 2 (25.00%) RESTful
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
6 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (25.00%) Derivative
6 2 (25.00%) Web Services
6 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery

Varnish
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the South West region citing Varnish 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 Varnish. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (87.50%) Apache
2 5 (62.50%) Drupal
3 4 (50.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (37.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (12.50%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
1 2 (25.00%) HTTPS
1 2 (25.00%) SSL
1 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Web Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Developer
3 1 (12.50%) PHP Drupal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) HTML5
2 3 (37.50%) WebCenter
3 2 (25.00%) Web Services
3 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon Linux
3 2 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (12.50%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Web Design
2 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Content Management
4 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Java
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Puppet
1 3 (37.50%) Ansible
2 1 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat