Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 624 481 575
Rank change year-on-year -143 +94 +24
Contract jobs citing Squid 10 134 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.021% 0.30% 0.075%
As % of the System Software category 0.17% 2.44% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 44 18
London median daily rate £500 £498 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.45% +17.12% +7.94%
10th Percentile £395 £353 £318
90th Percentile £575 £605 £488
England median daily rate £450 £490 £425
% change year-on-year -8.16% +15.29% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £16.41 - -

Squid is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5786 5494 4481
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.29% 12.23% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4152 3791 3026
London median daily rate £485 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £193 £175
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 143 211
London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.20 £12.05 £10.75
90th Percentile £51.20 £50.00 £34.00
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Squid as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London -56 7 £415 -14.87% 1
Squid
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) Docker
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (90.00%) Ansible
2 9 (90.00%) logstash
2 9 (90.00%) Kubernetes
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
2 9 (90.00%) Puppet
2 9 (90.00%) CentOS
2 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Maven
3 8 (80.00%) JIRA
3 8 (80.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) VMware
3 8 (80.00%) Apache
3 8 (80.00%) Ant
3 8 (80.00%) JUnit
3 8 (80.00%) DNS
3 8 (80.00%) Service Management
3 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (80.00%) Confluence
3 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
3 8 (80.00%) ZABBIX

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 8 (80.00%) Apache
1 8 (80.00%) Confluence
1 8 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (70.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon ELB
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon S3
2 7 (70.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 1 (10.00%) GitHub
3 1 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (10.00%) Loggly
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) DNS
1 8 (80.00%) OpenLDAP
1 8 (80.00%) OpenVPN
1 8 (80.00%) SSH
2 7 (70.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Jenkins
1 9 (90.00%) Maven
2 8 (80.00%) Ant
2 8 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 8 (80.00%) JIRA
2 8 (80.00%) JUnit
2 8 (80.00%) Liquibase
2 8 (80.00%) SonarQube
2 8 (80.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 7 (70.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (10.00%) Arsenale Dataplane
4 1 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (10.00%) Hudson
4 1 (10.00%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps
2 2 (20.00%) AWS DevOps Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Junior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (80.00%) MCollective
2 7 (70.00%) REST
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (10.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (10.00%) RESTful
3 1 (10.00%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) CentOS
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 10 (100.00%) DevOps
2 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (90.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (80.00%) Configuration Management
3 8 (80.00%) Load Balancing
3 8 (80.00%) Scrum
3 8 (80.00%) Service Management
3 8 (80.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (70.00%) Coaching
5 2 (20.00%) Presales
6 1 (10.00%) Business Development
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (10.00%) High Availability
6 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Software Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (70.00%) Groovy
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (70.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 1 (10.00%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) GCP
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Docker
2 8 (80.00%) Postfix
2 8 (80.00%) vCloud
3 7 (70.00%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (10.00%) Ceph
4 1 (10.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (90.00%) Ansible
1 9 (90.00%) Kubernetes
1 9 (90.00%) logstash
1 9 (90.00%) Puppet
2 8 (80.00%) Docker Swarm
2 8 (80.00%) Kibana
2 8 (80.00%) Rancher
2 8 (80.00%) Terraform
2 8 (80.00%) ZABBIX
3 7 (70.00%) Rsyslog
3 7 (70.00%) Sysdig
4 1 (10.00%) HAProxy
4 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Sonatype
1 8 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) SaltStack
2 1 (10.00%) Splunk