The table below looks at the statistics for ProxySG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 126 - 110
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.038% - 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 0.36% - 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Average daily rate
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- - £295
UK excluding London average daily rate £420 £425 £315
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +34.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ProxySG
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

System Software Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
275 289 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 10.49% 10.98% 7.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 127 83
Average daily rate £350 £314 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.46% -10.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 41 39
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -18.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £13.50 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £27.20 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

ProxySG
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ProxySG Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

ProxySG
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ProxySG across the Berkshire region.

ProxySG Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

ProxySG
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 January 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading - 1 - -
ProxySG
South East

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ProxySG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ProxySG.

1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (75.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (50.00%) FortiGate
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) RIP
5 3 (37.50%) CCNP
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (37.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 3 (37.50%) FWSM
5 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
5 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
6 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (25.00%) German Language
6 2 (25.00%) Retail
6 2 (25.00%) Billing
6 2 (25.00%) 4G
6 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
6 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (25.00%) Back Office

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing ProxySG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ProxySG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) RIP
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (37.50%) FWSM
4 3 (37.50%) BIG-IP
4 3 (37.50%) Wireshark
5 2 (25.00%) 4G
5 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
5 2 (25.00%) TACACS
5 2 (25.00%) VRRP
5 2 (25.00%) 3G
5 2 (25.00%) SNMP
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (25.00%) German Language
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
1 2 (25.00%) Billing
1 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 2 (25.00%) Back Office
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) IP Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Team Leader
5 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
5 1 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) SIEM
3 1 (12.50%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNP
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) CCIP
3 1 (12.50%) CCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCSE
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (75.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) Nokia
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) SevOne