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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Squid Cache
Rank 586 607 600
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Contract jobs citing Squid 58 37 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.065% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 0.87% 0.61% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 17 23
Median daily rate £475 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £317 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £525 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £413 £383
% change year-on-year
+1.81% +7.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £40.00 -

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
6637 6040 5442
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.26% 10.61% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4143 3417 2934
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £195 £168
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £313
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 438 612 658
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.73 £17.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
+21.94% +9.67%

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 23 July 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 17 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 23 July 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 -4 57 £475 +11.76% 5
London +23 48 £498 +4.73% 3
Croydon -12 8 - -
Yorkshire +5 6 £420 -1.17%
Leeds - 6 £420 -
West Yorkshire - 6 £420 -
City of London +40 2 £675 +42.10%
North West -16 2 - -
Surbiton - 2 £550 -
Liverpool - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 - -
South East -3 1 £475 +47.85% 2
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -
Kent - 1 £475 -
Harrow - 1 - -
Canary Wharf - 1 - -

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 66 (83.54%) Linux
2 62 (78.48%) VMware
3 60 (75.95%) Apache
4 59 (74.68%) Jenkins
5 57 (72.15%) DNS
6 56 (70.89%) Git (software)
7 54 (68.35%) Puppet
8 50 (63.29%) Ansible
8 50 (63.29%) DevOps
9 48 (60.76%) JIRA
10 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
11 46 (58.23%) Amazon AWS
12 45 (56.96%) Confluence
12 45 (56.96%) CentOS
13 44 (55.70%) Docker
14 42 (53.16%) Terraform
14 42 (53.16%) PostgreSQL
14 42 (53.16%) Oracle
15 41 (51.90%) ZABBIX
16 40 (50.63%) OpenVPN
16 40 (50.63%) Elasticsearch
16 40 (50.63%) Configuration Management
16 40 (50.63%) logstash
17 39 (49.37%) Continuous Delivery
17 39 (49.37%) Postfix
18 38 (48.10%) MCollective
18 38 (48.10%) vCloud
18 38 (48.10%) SSH
18 38 (48.10%) Kubernetes
18 38 (48.10%) ELK Stack

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 60 (75.95%) Apache
2 45 (56.96%) Confluence
3 40 (50.63%) Elasticsearch
4 15 (18.99%) OpenStack
4 15 (18.99%) Tomcat
5 9 (11.39%) GlassFish
6 7 (8.86%) SAS
7 6 (7.59%) nginx
8 5 (6.33%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (3.80%) Zimbra
10 2 (2.53%) Apache Spark
10 2 (2.53%) IIS
10 2 (2.53%) JBoss
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle HTTP Server
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (2.53%) WebLogic
10 2 (2.53%) WebSphere
10 2 (2.53%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 37 (46.84%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 46 (58.23%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.80%) PaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon Kinesis
3 2 (2.53%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (2.53%) AWS CloudTrail
3 2 (2.53%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (2.53%) GitHub
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.53%) Route 53
3 2 (2.53%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (72.15%) DNS
2 40 (50.63%) OpenVPN
3 38 (48.10%) SSH
4 37 (46.84%) OpenLDAP
5 16 (20.25%) Firewall
6 12 (15.19%) HTTP
7 11 (13.92%) LDAP
8 9 (11.39%) DHCP
8 9 (11.39%) SMTP
9 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 5 (6.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 5 (6.33%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (6.33%) IMAP
9 5 (6.33%) iSCSI
9 5 (6.33%) VPN
10 4 (5.06%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (5.06%) MRTG
10 4 (5.06%) SAN
11 3 (3.80%) Ethernet
11 3 (3.80%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (53.16%) PostgreSQL
2 35 (44.30%) Hadoop
3 12 (15.19%) MySQL
4 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
5 5 (6.33%) Redis
6 2 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.53%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.53%) Big Data
6 2 (2.53%) DataStax
6 2 (2.53%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (2.53%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.53%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.27%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 59 (74.68%) Jenkins
2 56 (70.89%) Git (software)
3 48 (60.76%) JIRA
4 37 (46.84%) JIRA Agile
4 37 (46.84%) Maven
4 37 (46.84%) Sonatype Nexus
5 36 (45.57%) Ant
5 36 (45.57%) JUnit
5 36 (45.57%) SonarQube
6 34 (43.04%) Liquibase
7 29 (36.71%) Bitbucket
8 7 (8.86%) Subversion
9 5 (6.33%) GitLab
9 5 (6.33%) Gitweb
10 3 (3.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (3.80%) git-flow
11 2 (2.53%) Eclipse
11 2 (2.53%) Hudson
11 2 (2.53%) Mercurial
11 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (7.59%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.53%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (36.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Lead DevOps
2 15 (18.99%) Linux Engineer
3 11 (13.92%) Senior DevOps
3 11 (13.92%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Consultant
5 6 (7.59%) Administrator
6 5 (6.33%) DevOps Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Junior
7 4 (5.06%) Junior DevOps
7 4 (5.06%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (5.06%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Network Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.80%) Team Leader
8 3 (3.80%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.53%) Senior Applications Engineer
9 2 (2.53%) Web Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (48.10%) ELK Stack
1 38 (48.10%) MCollective
2 31 (39.24%) Software Packaging
3 10 (12.66%) LAMP
4 7 (8.86%) LAPP Stack
5 6 (7.59%) Web Services
6 5 (6.33%) Node.js
6 5 (6.33%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (3.80%) Middleware
7 3 (3.80%) REST
8 2 (2.53%) SOAP
9 1 (1.27%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.33%) PKI
3 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.80%) Fintech
4 3 (3.80%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.80%) User Experience
4 3 (3.80%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.53%) Clustering
5 2 (2.53%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.27%) HP Superdome
6 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 66 (83.54%) Linux
2 45 (56.96%) CentOS
3 13 (16.46%) Windows
4 12 (15.19%) Debian
5 10 (12.66%) Ubuntu
6 9 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (10.13%) Unix
8 4 (5.06%) Mac OS
8 4 (5.06%) Solaris
8 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (2.53%) SUSE
11 1 (1.27%) CoreOS
11 1 (1.27%) HPUX
11 1 (1.27%) SmartOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (63.29%) DevOps
2 47 (59.49%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (50.63%) Configuration Management
4 39 (49.37%) Continuous Delivery
5 37 (46.84%) Continuous Integration
5 37 (46.84%) Service Management
6 36 (45.57%) Scrum
7 31 (39.24%) Identity Management
8 30 (37.97%) Case Management
9 27 (34.18%) Coaching
10 23 (29.11%) Workflow
11 20 (25.32%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (16.46%) Open Source
13 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
14 8 (10.13%) ITIL
15 5 (6.33%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (6.33%) E-Commerce
15 5 (6.33%) Kanban
15 5 (6.33%) Security Patching
16 4 (5.06%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) Shell Script
2 34 (43.04%) Ruby
3 17 (21.52%) Python
4 16 (20.25%) Perl
5 12 (15.19%) PHP
6 9 (11.39%) Bash Shell
6 9 (11.39%) Java
7 5 (6.33%) C
7 5 (6.33%) C++
7 5 (6.33%) Korn
8 2 (2.53%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.53%) Objective-C
8 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.53%) Scala
8 2 (2.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (39.24%) SC Cleared
1 31 (39.24%) Security Cleared
2 18 (22.78%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (5.06%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (2.53%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) RHCE
4 2 (2.53%) RHCSA
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.27%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) QA
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
2 2 (2.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (2.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (55.70%) Docker
2 39 (49.37%) Postfix
3 38 (48.10%) vCloud
4 21 (26.58%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (15.19%) NFS
6 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
7 8 (10.13%) KVM
8 6 (7.59%) iptables
9 5 (6.33%) Dovecot
9 5 (6.33%) Sendmail
9 5 (6.33%) SpamAssassin
10 4 (5.06%) Snort
10 4 (5.06%) UAG
11 2 (2.53%) FreeRADIUS
11 2 (2.53%) Gluster
11 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
11 2 (2.53%) VMware ESX
11 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (2.53%) Xen
12 1 (1.27%) Btrfs
Systems Management
1 54 (68.35%) Puppet
2 50 (63.29%) Ansible
3 42 (53.16%) Terraform
4 41 (51.90%) ZABBIX
5 40 (50.63%) logstash
6 38 (48.10%) Kubernetes
7 37 (46.84%) Kibana
7 37 (46.84%) Rancher
8 17 (21.52%) Nagios
9 13 (16.46%) HAProxy
10 12 (15.19%) Cacti
11 9 (11.39%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (6.33%) Grafana
12 5 (6.33%) Graphite
12 5 (6.33%) Graylog
12 5 (6.33%) Icinga
12 5 (6.33%) OpenNebula
12 5 (6.33%) StatsD
13 4 (5.06%) CFEngine
13 4 (5.06%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 62 (78.48%) VMware
2 42 (53.16%) Oracle
3 37 (46.84%) Sonatype
4 31 (39.24%) Atlassian
5 22 (27.85%) Red Hat
6 10 (12.66%) Cisco
7 6 (7.59%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.33%) F5
8 5 (6.33%) New Relic
8 5 (6.33%) Palo Alto
9 4 (5.06%) Avaya
9 4 (5.06%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.80%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.80%) Splunk
10 3 (3.80%) Sun
11 2 (2.53%) AppDynamics
11 2 (2.53%) EMC
11 2 (2.53%) Hortonworks
11 2 (2.53%) Qualys
11 2 (2.53%) WorldPay
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