The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 541 626 630
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +4
Contract jobs citing Squid 98 31 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.053% 0.021%
As % of the System Software category 1.55% 0.51% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 16 11
Median daily rate £475 £475 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +21.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £225 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £519 £390
% change year-on-year
-18.07% +33.01%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6308 6068 5758
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.83% 10.41% 10.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 4007 3421 3197
Median daily rate £400 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £315
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +7.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 409 613 656
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £16.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +3.03%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Squid
Daily Rate Trend

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

Squid Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Squid
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Squid within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016.

Squid Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Squid
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Squid Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Squid
Top 18 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +68 97 £475 - 7
London +65 87 £500 +5.26% 3
Croydon +3 19 £475 -
Yorkshire - 5 £420 - 1
Leeds - 5 £420 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £420 -
North West +8 3 £425 +32.81%
Manchester -1 3 £425 +32.81%
City of London +32 1 £675 +42.10% 1
Hampshire +13 1 £500 +21.21%
South East +6 1 £500 +80.99% 1
Farnborough 0 1 £500 +21.21%
West Midlands -25 1 - - 1
Canary Wharf - 1 - -
Harrow - 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £550 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 with a requirement for Squid.

1 104 (85.95%) Linux
2 100 (82.64%) Apache
2 100 (82.64%) Jenkins
3 99 (81.82%) VMware
4 96 (79.34%) Puppet
4 96 (79.34%) Git (software)
5 94 (77.69%) DNS
6 92 (76.03%) DevOps
7 89 (73.55%) Ansible
7 89 (73.55%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (71.90%) Docker
9 86 (71.07%) JIRA
10 85 (70.25%) Oracle
11 84 (69.42%) Amazon AWS
12 83 (68.60%) Confluence
13 82 (67.77%) Terraform
14 81 (66.94%) ZABBIX
15 80 (66.12%) logstash
15 80 (66.12%) Elasticsearch
16 79 (65.29%) Continuous Delivery
16 79 (65.29%) Postfix
16 79 (65.29%) OpenVPN
16 79 (65.29%) PostgreSQL
17 78 (64.46%) Configuration Management
17 78 (64.46%) Continuous Integration
17 78 (64.46%) ELK Stack
18 77 (63.64%) Sonatype
18 77 (63.64%) Sonatype Nexus
18 77 (63.64%) Rancher
18 77 (63.64%) Kubernetes

Squid
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 100 (82.64%) Apache
2 83 (68.60%) Confluence
3 80 (66.12%) Elasticsearch
4 16 (13.22%) Tomcat
5 14 (11.57%) OpenStack
6 9 (7.44%) GlassFish
6 9 (7.44%) nginx
7 5 (4.13%) Cloud Foundry
7 5 (4.13%) SAS
8 3 (2.48%) Zimbra
9 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
9 2 (1.65%) IIS
9 2 (1.65%) JBoss
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Service Bus
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (1.65%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.65%) WebSphere
9 2 (1.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 76 (62.81%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 84 (69.42%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.48%) PaaS
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (1.65%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (1.65%) GitHub
3 2 (1.65%) Route 53
3 2 (1.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 94 (77.69%) DNS
2 79 (65.29%) OpenVPN
3 77 (63.64%) OpenLDAP
3 77 (63.64%) SSH
4 14 (11.57%) Firewall
5 11 (9.09%) HTTP
5 11 (9.09%) LDAP
6 9 (7.44%) VPN
7 8 (6.61%) Reverse Proxy
8 7 (5.79%) SMTP
9 6 (4.96%) DHCP
10 5 (4.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (4.13%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (3.31%) IPsec
11 4 (3.31%) SAN
12 3 (2.48%) BIG-IP
12 3 (2.48%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.48%) IMAP
12 3 (2.48%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.48%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (65.29%) PostgreSQL
2 73 (60.33%) Hadoop
3 12 (9.92%) MySQL
4 10 (8.26%) Oracle Database
5 6 (4.96%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (4.13%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.13%) Redis
7 2 (1.65%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.65%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.65%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.65%) Big Data
7 2 (1.65%) DataStax
7 2 (1.65%) Oracle ODI
7 2 (1.65%) SAS Enterprise Miner
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 100 (82.64%) Jenkins
2 96 (79.34%) Git (software)
3 86 (71.07%) JIRA
4 77 (63.64%) Maven
4 77 (63.64%) Sonatype Nexus
5 76 (62.81%) Ant
5 76 (62.81%) JIRA Agile
5 76 (62.81%) JUnit
5 76 (62.81%) SonarQube
6 74 (61.16%) Liquibase
7 61 (50.41%) Bitbucket
8 7 (5.79%) Subversion
9 5 (4.13%) Gitweb
10 4 (3.31%) GitLab
11 3 (2.48%) git-flow
12 2 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.65%) Hudson
12 2 (1.65%) Mercurial
12 2 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.13%) Finance
2 3 (2.48%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
3 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.83%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (48.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 27 (22.31%) Lead DevOps
3 24 (19.83%) Senior DevOps
3 24 (19.83%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 14 (11.57%) Consultant
5 13 (10.74%) Linux Engineer
6 12 (9.92%) DevOps Consultant
7 6 (4.96%) Administrator
8 5 (4.13%) Junior
8 5 (4.13%) Junior DevOps
8 5 (4.13%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 4 (3.31%) DBA
9 4 (3.31%) Linux Administrator
9 4 (3.31%) Oracle DBA
9 4 (3.31%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Applications Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) AWS Engineer
10 3 (2.48%) Developer
10 3 (2.48%) Team Leader
11 2 (1.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (64.46%) ELK Stack
2 77 (63.64%) MCollective
3 69 (57.02%) Software Packaging
4 11 (9.09%) LAMP
5 7 (5.79%) LAPP Stack
6 5 (4.13%) Node.js
6 5 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (4.13%) Web Services
7 4 (3.31%) Oracle GoldenGate
8 3 (2.48%) Middleware
9 2 (1.65%) REST
9 2 (1.65%) SOAP
10 1 (0.83%) ActiveMQ
10 1 (0.83%) CGI
10 1 (0.83%) Embperl
10 1 (0.83%) FastCGI
10 1 (0.83%) Memcached
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.13%) PKI
2 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.48%) Fintech
3 3 (2.48%) Private Cloud
3 3 (2.48%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.65%) Clustering
4 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (0.83%) BBC
5 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.83%) HP Superdome
5 1 (0.83%) Online Games
5 1 (0.83%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 104 (85.95%) Linux
2 75 (61.98%) CentOS
3 14 (11.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (8.26%) Debian
5 8 (6.61%) Ubuntu
5 8 (6.61%) Unix
6 7 (5.79%) Windows
7 5 (4.13%) Solaris
8 3 (2.48%) SUSE
8 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (1.65%) HPUX
9 2 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.65%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (76.03%) DevOps
2 89 (73.55%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (65.29%) Continuous Delivery
4 78 (64.46%) Configuration Management
4 78 (64.46%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (63.64%) Service Management
6 74 (61.16%) Scrum
7 69 (57.02%) Identity Management
8 63 (52.07%) Case Management
9 55 (45.45%) Coaching
10 47 (38.84%) Workflow
11 41 (33.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (11.57%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.26%) Open Source
14 6 (4.96%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (4.96%) ITIL
15 5 (4.13%) E-Commerce
15 5 (4.13%) Kanban
15 5 (4.13%) Security Patching
16 4 (3.31%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 74 (61.16%) Shell Script
2 67 (55.37%) Ruby
3 16 (13.22%) Perl
3 16 (13.22%) Python
4 12 (9.92%) Java
5 11 (9.09%) PHP
6 8 (6.61%) Bash Shell
7 4 (3.31%) C
7 4 (3.31%) C++
8 3 (2.48%) Korn
9 2 (1.65%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.65%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.65%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.65%) Scala
9 2 (1.65%) SQL
10 1 (0.83%) Go
Qualifications
1 67 (55.37%) SC Cleared
1 67 (55.37%) Security Cleared
2 34 (28.10%) CTC Cleared
3 16 (13.22%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (2.48%) CLAS
5 2 (1.65%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.65%) RHCE
5 2 (1.65%) RHCSA
5 2 (1.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.83%) CCNA
6 1 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.83%) Degree
6 1 (0.83%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.48%) QA
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
3 2 (1.65%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.83%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 87 (71.90%) Docker
2 79 (65.29%) Postfix
3 76 (62.81%) vCloud
4 19 (15.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (10.74%) NFS
6 9 (7.44%) Active Directory
7 5 (4.13%) KVM
7 5 (4.13%) SpamAssassin
8 4 (3.31%) Corosync
9 3 (2.48%) Dovecot
9 3 (2.48%) iptables
9 3 (2.48%) Sendmail
9 3 (2.48%) Snort
10 2 (1.65%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (1.65%) Gluster
10 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
10 2 (1.65%) UAG
10 2 (1.65%) VMware ESX
10 2 (1.65%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (1.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 96 (79.34%) Puppet
2 89 (73.55%) Ansible
3 82 (67.77%) Terraform
4 81 (66.94%) ZABBIX
5 80 (66.12%) logstash
6 77 (63.64%) Kibana
6 77 (63.64%) Kubernetes
6 77 (63.64%) Rancher
7 15 (12.40%) Nagios
8 10 (8.26%) Cacti
8 10 (8.26%) HAProxy
9 8 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (4.96%) Consul
10 6 (4.96%) Packer
11 5 (4.13%) Grafana
11 5 (4.13%) Graphite
11 5 (4.13%) Graylog
11 5 (4.13%) Icinga
11 5 (4.13%) StatsD
11 5 (4.13%) yum
Vendors
1 99 (81.82%) VMware
2 85 (70.25%) Oracle
3 77 (63.64%) Sonatype
4 63 (52.07%) Atlassian
5 19 (15.70%) Red Hat
6 8 (6.61%) AppDynamics
6 8 (6.61%) Cisco
7 5 (4.13%) F5
7 5 (4.13%) New Relic
7 5 (4.13%) Palo Alto
8 4 (3.31%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.48%) Splunk
9 3 (2.48%) Sun
10 2 (1.65%) EMC
10 2 (1.65%) Endeca
10 2 (1.65%) Hortonworks
10 2 (1.65%) IBM
10 2 (1.65%) Qualys
10 2 (1.65%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.65%) WorldPay
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