The table below looks at the statistics for Squid skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 - - 116
Contract jobs citing Squid 0 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.29%
As % of the System Software category - - 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £434
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 - - -
Squid
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 West Midlands region.

System Software Category
West Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
213 251 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the West Midlands 7.79% 9.75% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 101 78
Median daily rate £325 £300 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £165 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £348 £348
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 42 76
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.70 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.11% -15.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.42 £10.02
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.47 £18.50 £29.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.93
% change year-on-year
- -5.46%

Squid
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Squid Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Squid
Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Squid Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Squid.

1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Confluence
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) OpenLDAP
1 1 (100.00%) OpenVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (100.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ant
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA Agile
1 1 (100.00%) JUnit
1 1 (100.00%) Liquibase
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) SonarQube
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype Nexus
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ELK Stack
1 1 (100.00%) MCollective
1 1 (100.00%) Software Packaging
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Docker
1 1 (100.00%) Postfix
1 1 (100.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Ansible
1 1 (100.00%) Consul
1 1 (100.00%) Kibana
1 1 (100.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (100.00%) logstash
1 1 (100.00%) Packer
1 1 (100.00%) Puppet
1 1 (100.00%) Rancher
1 1 (100.00%) Terraform
1 1 (100.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) AppDynamics
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sonatype
1 1 (100.00%) VMware