The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Squid Cache
England / South East
Rank 238 256 258
Rank change year-on-year +18 +2  
Contract jobs citing Squid 2 9 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.026% 0.098% 0.020%
As % of the System Software category 0.21% 0.70% 0.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 0
Median daily rate £335 £345 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.89% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 -
% change year-on-year +14.28% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 931 1287 1245
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.04% 13.96% 12.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 798 634
Median daily rate £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.44% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 99 126
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.25% +30.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £51.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Squid
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Squid in the South East

Squid
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Squid in the South East

Squid
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Berkshire +21 2 £335 -2.89% 3
Squid
England

Squid
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 South East region with a requirement for Squid.

1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) MariaDB
2 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (50.00%) Marketing
2 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) NFS
2 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (50.00%) LAMP
2 2 (50.00%) Samba
3 1 (25.00%) Debian
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Squid
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) OpenStack
1 1 (25.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) DHCP
1 1 (25.00%) DNS
1 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
1 1 (25.00%) IMAP
1 1 (25.00%) iSCSI
1 1 (25.00%) LDAP
1 1 (25.00%) MRTG
1 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (25.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MariaDB
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Electronics
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (50.00%) Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux DevOps Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Consultant
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) CentOS
2 1 (25.00%) Debian
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (25.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
1 2 (50.00%) Digital Marketing
1 2 (50.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Korn
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
1 2 (50.00%) NFS
1 2 (50.00%) Samba
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Ceph
2 1 (25.00%) Dovecot
2 1 (25.00%) iptables
2 1 (25.00%) KVM
2 1 (25.00%) Sendmail
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Ansible
1 3 (75.00%) Nagios
2 1 (25.00%) Cacti
2 1 (25.00%) HAProxy
2 1 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle ZFS
2 1 (25.00%) Puppet
2 1 (25.00%) RANCID
2 1 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
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