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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 577 631 626
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -5
Contract jobs citing Squid 47 15 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.095% 0.027% 0.052%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 0.27% 0.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 12 13
Median daily rate £500 £419 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% +8.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £385 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £436 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £600 - £386
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
6332 5541 5845
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.80% 10.01% 10.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3937 3216 3211
Median daily rate £400 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 461 625 736
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.40 £33.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

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 4 December 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 12 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 4 December 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 +41 47 £500 +19.40% 4
London +25 39 £500 +19.40% 4
Croydon - 11 £488 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £600 -
Northamptonshire - 5 £600 -
South East - 2 £448 -
Berkshire - 2 £448 -
Yorkshire +18 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £475 -
Newbury - 1 £420 -

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 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.

1 143 (93.46%) Apache
2 136 (88.89%) Linux
2 136 (88.89%) Jenkins
3 132 (86.27%) VMware
4 131 (85.62%) DNS
4 131 (85.62%) Puppet
5 130 (84.97%) Agile Software Development
6 128 (83.66%) Git (software)
7 126 (82.35%) DevOps
8 125 (81.70%) Oracle
9 123 (80.39%) Ansible
9 123 (80.39%) Docker
10 120 (78.43%) logstash
10 120 (78.43%) Terraform
11 119 (77.78%) JIRA
12 118 (77.12%) Configuration Management
12 118 (77.12%) vCloud
12 118 (77.12%) Continuous Integration
13 117 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
14 116 (75.82%) Postfix
14 116 (75.82%) Confluence
15 115 (75.16%) OpenVPN
15 115 (75.16%) ZABBIX
15 115 (75.16%) OpenLDAP
15 115 (75.16%) Elasticsearch
15 115 (75.16%) MCollective
15 115 (75.16%) Kibana
15 115 (75.16%) SSH
15 115 (75.16%) Maven
15 115 (75.16%) Service Management

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
1 143 (93.46%) Apache
2 116 (75.82%) Confluence
3 115 (75.16%) Elasticsearch
4 23 (15.03%) nginx
5 16 (10.46%) OpenStack
6 14 (9.15%) Tomcat
7 7 (4.58%) SAS
8 6 (3.92%) GlassFish
9 5 (3.27%) Cloud Foundry
9 5 (3.27%) JBoss
10 2 (1.31%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.65%) IIS
11 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.65%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 111 (72.55%) HipChat
2 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 117 (76.47%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 131 (85.62%) DNS
2 115 (75.16%) OpenLDAP
2 115 (75.16%) OpenVPN
2 115 (75.16%) SSH
3 24 (15.69%) Reverse Proxy
4 20 (13.07%) VPN
5 17 (11.11%) IPsec
6 11 (7.19%) HTTP
7 8 (5.23%) DHCP
8 7 (4.58%) Fibre Channel
8 7 (4.58%) Firewall
8 7 (4.58%) IMAP
8 7 (4.58%) iSCSI
8 7 (4.58%) MRTG
8 7 (4.58%) SMTP
9 6 (3.92%) LDAP
10 5 (3.27%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 5 (3.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 5 (3.27%) SSL
11 3 (1.96%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (74.51%) PostgreSQL
2 107 (69.93%) Hadoop
3 27 (17.65%) Oracle Database
4 23 (15.03%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (5.23%) MySQL
6 6 (3.92%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.27%) Redis
8 2 (1.31%) SQL Server
9 1 (0.65%) Big Data
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 136 (88.89%) Jenkins
2 128 (83.66%) Git (software)
3 119 (77.78%) JIRA
4 115 (75.16%) Maven
4 115 (75.16%) Sonatype Nexus
5 114 (74.51%) Ant
5 114 (74.51%) JUnit
5 114 (74.51%) SonarQube
6 111 (72.55%) JIRA Agile
6 111 (72.55%) Liquibase
7 80 (52.29%) Bitbucket
8 8 (5.23%) Subversion
9 5 (3.27%) Gitweb
10 3 (1.96%) GitLab
General
1 2 (1.31%) Retail
2 1 (0.65%) Finance
2 1 (0.65%) Financial Institution
2 1 (0.65%) Games
Job Titles
1 84 (54.90%) DevOps Engineer
2 33 (21.57%) Senior DevOps
2 33 (21.57%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 26 (16.99%) Lead DevOps
4 22 (14.38%) Consultant
5 12 (7.84%) DevOps Consultant
6 11 (7.19%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (3.27%) Junior
7 5 (3.27%) Junior DevOps
7 5 (3.27%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 4 (2.61%) Administrator
8 4 (2.61%) Architect
8 4 (2.61%) Azure Architect
8 4 (2.61%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (2.61%) DBA
8 4 (2.61%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (2.61%) Linux/Unix DevOps
8 4 (2.61%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (1.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (1.96%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (75.16%) ELK Stack
1 115 (75.16%) MCollective
2 109 (71.24%) Software Packaging
3 8 (5.23%) LAMP
3 8 (5.23%) LAPP Stack
4 5 (3.27%) J2EE
4 5 (3.27%) Node.js
4 5 (3.27%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (2.61%) CGI
5 4 (2.61%) Embperl
5 4 (2.61%) FastCGI
5 4 (2.61%) Memcached
5 4 (2.61%) Oracle GoldenGate
5 4 (2.61%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (0.65%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.65%) CSS
6 1 (0.65%) HTML
6 1 (0.65%) React
6 1 (0.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.31%) PKI
3 2 (1.31%) User Experience
4 1 (0.65%) BBC
4 1 (0.65%) Online Games
4 1 (0.65%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 136 (88.89%) Linux
2 108 (70.59%) CentOS
3 16 (10.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (8.50%) RancherOS
4 13 (8.50%) VyOS
5 10 (6.54%) Unix
6 8 (5.23%) Ubuntu
7 7 (4.58%) Debian
7 7 (4.58%) Solaris
8 5 (3.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
9 4 (2.61%) SUSE
10 3 (1.96%) Windows
11 2 (1.31%) Windows Server
11 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.65%) HPUX
12 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (84.97%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (82.35%) DevOps
3 118 (77.12%) Configuration Management
3 118 (77.12%) Continuous Integration
4 115 (75.16%) Continuous Delivery
4 115 (75.16%) Service Management
5 113 (73.86%) Scrum
6 109 (71.24%) Identity Management
7 81 (52.94%) Case Management
7 81 (52.94%) Workflow
8 74 (48.37%) Coaching
9 68 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (9.80%) Software Engineering
11 13 (8.50%) Open Source
12 8 (5.23%) E-Commerce
13 6 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (3.27%) Kanban
14 5 (3.27%) Security Patching
15 4 (2.61%) Data Migration
15 4 (2.61%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 111 (72.55%) Shell Script
2 88 (57.52%) Ruby
3 15 (9.80%) Perl
3 15 (9.80%) Python
4 14 (9.15%) PHP
5 12 (7.84%) Java
6 11 (7.19%) Bash Shell
6 11 (7.19%) C
7 8 (5.23%) C++
8 7 (4.58%) Korn
9 4 (2.61%) Go
10 2 (1.31%) SQL
11 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 105 (68.63%) SC Cleared
1 105 (68.63%) Security Cleared
2 48 (31.37%) CTC Cleared
3 21 (13.73%) BPSS Clearance
4 7 (4.58%) DV Cleared
5 5 (3.27%) Degree
6 3 (1.96%) CLAS
7 2 (1.31%) BC Cleared
7 2 (1.31%) CCNA
7 2 (1.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.65%) CCNP
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.65%) RHCE
8 1 (0.65%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 123 (80.39%) Docker
2 118 (77.12%) vCloud
3 116 (75.82%) Postfix
4 16 (10.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (7.19%) KVM
6 9 (5.88%) NFS
7 7 (4.58%) Dovecot
7 7 (4.58%) iptables
7 7 (4.58%) Sendmail
8 4 (2.61%) Corosync
8 4 (2.61%) Xen
9 3 (1.96%) Ceph
10 2 (1.31%) Active Directory
10 2 (1.31%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 1 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.65%) vSphere
11 1 (0.65%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 131 (85.62%) Puppet
2 123 (80.39%) Ansible
3 120 (78.43%) logstash
3 120 (78.43%) Terraform
4 115 (75.16%) Kibana
4 115 (75.16%) Kubernetes
4 115 (75.16%) Rancher
4 115 (75.16%) ZABBIX
5 25 (16.34%) HAProxy
6 23 (15.03%) Consul
6 23 (15.03%) Packer
7 12 (7.84%) Nagios
8 10 (6.54%) Graphite
9 7 (4.58%) Cacti
10 5 (3.27%) Grafana
10 5 (3.27%) Graylog
10 5 (3.27%) Icinga
10 5 (3.27%) OpenNebula
10 5 (3.27%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (3.27%) StatsD
Vendors
1 132 (86.27%) VMware
2 125 (81.70%) Oracle
3 115 (75.16%) Sonatype
4 80 (52.29%) Atlassian
5 23 (15.03%) AppDynamics
6 22 (14.38%) Red Hat
7 13 (8.50%) Vyatta
8 6 (3.92%) Cisco
9 5 (3.27%) Endeca
9 5 (3.27%) F5
9 5 (3.27%) New Relic
9 5 (3.27%) Palo Alto
10 3 (1.96%) EMC
10 3 (1.96%) Microsoft
11 2 (1.31%) CA
11 2 (1.31%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.31%) Citrix
11 2 (1.31%) Juniper
12 1 (0.65%) Intel Security
12 1 (0.65%) Symantec
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