Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 374 376 394
Rank change year-on-year +2 +18 -13
Contract jobs citing Squid 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.006% 0.018% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.040% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
South East median daily rate £250 £475 £200
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -47.37% +137.50% -45.58%
England median daily rate £450 £489 £425
% change year-on-year -7.93% +15.00% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East 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 the South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2474 2149 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.70% 12.91% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1470 1265 1216
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £144 £184 £161
90th Percentile £538 £538 £490
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 191 254
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.26 £10.29 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.96 £39.70
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Squid as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 24 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
Berkshire +9 1 £250 -44.13% 1
Thames Valley -7 1 £250 -44.13% 1
Squid
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for Squid.

1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service

Squid
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Internet
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Shell Script