Period
to 25 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 25 April 2018 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 181 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +162
Contract jobs citing Squid 6 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.12% - -
As % of the System Software category 1.20% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median daily rate - - -
England median daily rate £300 £475 £350
% change year-on-year -36.84% +35.71% -16.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £47.50 -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 498 397 472
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 10.36% 8.71% 8.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 240 215
West Midlands median daily rate £395 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.86% +1.45% +6.15%
10th Percentile £154 £115 £150
90th Percentile £575 £501 £506
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 48 63
West Midlands median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £8.39 £10.43 £10.02
90th Percentile £36.50 £21.48 £26.25
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year - +3.23% -1.59%

Squid
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Squid as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Squid in the West Midlands

Squid
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Squid in the West Midlands

Squid
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Squid within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 April 2018. 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
Birmingham - 6 - -
Squid
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Squid also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Squid.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
1 6 (100.00%) REST
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
2 4 (66.67%) Kibana
2 4 (66.67%) Rsyslog
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Liquibase
2 4 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (66.67%) SonarQube
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (66.67%) Terraform

Squid
Co-occurring 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 6 (100.00%) Apache
1 6 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (66.67%) Confluence
2 4 (66.67%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (33.33%) GlassFish
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon ELB
2 4 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 4 (66.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) HTTP
2 4 (66.67%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (66.67%) OpenVPN
2 4 (66.67%) SSH
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
3 2 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
1 4 (66.67%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (33.33%) Couchbase
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 2 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 6 (100.00%) JIRA
1 6 (100.00%) Maven
2 4 (66.67%) Ant
2 4 (66.67%) Bitbucket
2 4 (66.67%) JUnit
2 4 (66.67%) Liquibase
2 4 (66.67%) SonarQube
2 4 (66.67%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 2 (33.33%) MSBuild
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Deployment Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) REST
2 4 (66.67%) Elastic Stack
2 4 (66.67%) MCollective
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
3 2 (33.33%) CGI
3 2 (33.33%) JSON
3 2 (33.33%) LAMP
3 2 (33.33%) LDAP
3 2 (33.33%) Memcached
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (33.33%) Clustering
2 2 (33.33%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (33.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) CentOS
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Debian
2 2 (33.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 6 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 6 (100.00%) DevOps
1 6 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Coaching
2 4 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (33.33%) Cloud Operations
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Issue Tracking
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (33.33%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 4 (66.67%) Groovy
3 2 (33.33%) Perl
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (33.33%) Python
3 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Docker
1 4 (66.67%) Postfix
1 4 (66.67%) vCloud
1 4 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (33.33%) NFS
2 2 (33.33%) Samba
2 2 (33.33%) Varnish
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) Puppet
2 4 (66.67%) Ansible
2 4 (66.67%) Docker Swarm
2 4 (66.67%) Kibana
2 4 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 4 (66.67%) logstash
2 4 (66.67%) Rancher
2 4 (66.67%) Rsyslog
2 4 (66.67%) Sysdig
2 4 (66.67%) Terraform
2 4 (66.67%) ZABBIX
3 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
3 2 (33.33%) Nagios
3 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (33.33%) WMI
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Sonatype
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Splunk
3 2 (33.33%) WSO2