The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Squid skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Squid over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Squid Cache
England / London
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 412 403 431
Rank change year-on-year -9 +28  
Contract jobs citing Squid 12 15 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.058% 0.070% 0.047%
As % of the System Software category 0.55% 0.62% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £401 £475 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.68% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £438 £406
% change year-on-year -2.85% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.50 - £40.00

Squid is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2191 2411 2255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.55% 11.28% 9.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1542 1725 1508
Median daily rate £450 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +18.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 120
Median hourly rate £21.40 £17.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.88% -15.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.18 £21.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.60% +24.28%  

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Squid as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for Squid in London

Squid
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Squid in London

Squid
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Squid in London over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Squid in London

Squid
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Squid in London

Squid
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the London region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 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
Croydon - 8 - -
Squid
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 London region with a requirement for Squid.

1 17 (94.44%) Linux
1 17 (94.44%) CentOS
1 17 (94.44%) Puppet
2 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 15 (83.33%) Docker
2 15 (83.33%) logstash
2 15 (83.33%) DevOps
3 14 (77.78%) Kibana
3 14 (77.78%) Ansible
3 14 (77.78%) Kubernetes
3 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
3 14 (77.78%) ZABBIX
3 14 (77.78%) OpenLDAP
3 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (77.78%) Apache
3 14 (77.78%) DNS
3 14 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
3 14 (77.78%) VMware
3 14 (77.78%) Elastic Stack
3 14 (77.78%) Terraform
3 14 (77.78%) Sonatype Nexus
4 13 (72.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 13 (72.22%) Sysdig
4 13 (72.22%) SSH
4 13 (72.22%) Configuration Management
4 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
4 13 (72.22%) Amazon S3
4 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
4 13 (72.22%) Amazon ELB
4 13 (72.22%) Amazon RDS

Squid
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 14 (77.78%) Apache
2 13 (72.22%) Elasticsearch
3 11 (61.11%) Confluence
4 10 (55.56%) Tomcat
5 3 (16.67%) Apache Spark
5 3 (16.67%) nginx
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 14 (77.78%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon EC2
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon ELB
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon S3
2 13 (72.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 3 (16.67%) AWS CloudTrail
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (5.56%) Loggly
4 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) DNS
1 14 (77.78%) OpenLDAP
2 13 (72.22%) OpenVPN
2 13 (72.22%) SSH
3 10 (55.56%) HTTP
4 2 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (11.11%) PuTTY
4 2 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (5.56%) DHCP
5 1 (5.56%) Extranet
5 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (77.78%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (72.22%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 4 (22.22%) MySQL
4 1 (5.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (83.33%) Jenkins
2 14 (77.78%) Git (software)
2 14 (77.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 12 (66.67%) Maven
4 11 (61.11%) Ant
4 11 (61.11%) JIRA
4 11 (61.11%) JUnit
4 11 (61.11%) Liquibase
4 11 (61.11%) SonarQube
5 10 (55.56%) Bitbucket
6 3 (16.67%) Artifactory
7 1 (5.56%) Arsenale Dataplane
7 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.56%) Hudson
7 1 (5.56%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (5.56%) Selenium
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (77.78%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) AWS DevOps
2 9 (50.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
3 1 (5.56%) Junior
3 1 (5.56%) Junior DevOps
3 1 (5.56%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) Elastic Stack
2 11 (61.11%) MCollective
3 10 (55.56%) REST
4 3 (16.67%) LAMP
4 3 (16.67%) LAPP Stack
4 3 (16.67%) LEMP Stack
4 3 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
5 1 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (5.56%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) CentOS
1 17 (94.44%) Linux
2 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (16.67%) CoreOS
4 2 (11.11%) Unix
5 1 (5.56%) Windows
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) DevOps
2 13 (72.22%) Configuration Management
3 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
3 12 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (66.67%) Load Balancing
4 11 (61.11%) Scrum
4 11 (61.11%) Service Management
4 11 (61.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (55.56%) Coaching
6 2 (11.11%) Open Source
6 2 (11.11%) Protective Monitoring
6 2 (11.11%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 1 (5.56%) Case Management
7 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (5.56%) Migration
7 1 (5.56%) Presales
7 1 (5.56%) SDLC
7 1 (5.56%) Security Operations
7 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
2 10 (55.56%) Groovy
2 10 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (22.22%) Ruby
4 3 (16.67%) Go
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
5 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (61.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (27.78%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (5.56%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 15 (83.33%) Docker
2 11 (61.11%) Postfix
2 11 (61.11%) vCloud
3 10 (55.56%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (16.67%) HDFS
5 2 (11.11%) Snort
5 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
6 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (5.56%) Samba
Systems Management
1 17 (94.44%) Puppet
2 15 (83.33%) logstash
3 14 (77.78%) Ansible
3 14 (77.78%) Kibana
3 14 (77.78%) Kubernetes
3 14 (77.78%) Terraform
3 14 (77.78%) ZABBIX
4 13 (72.22%) Sysdig
5 11 (61.11%) Docker Swarm
5 11 (61.11%) Rancher
6 10 (55.56%) Rsyslog
7 3 (16.67%) Consul
7 3 (16.67%) Hadoop YARN
7 3 (16.67%) Nagios
7 3 (16.67%) Packer
7 3 (16.67%) Prometheus
7 3 (16.67%) rkt
8 2 (11.11%) HAProxy
8 2 (11.11%) Nessus
8 2 (11.11%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) VMware
2 11 (61.11%) Sonatype
3 6 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) Oracle
5 3 (16.67%) ForgeRock
6 1 (5.56%) Citrix
6 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.56%) Splunk
6 1 (5.56%) Veeam