The table below looks at the statistics for ProxySG skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 197 211 219
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 2 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.083% 0.038%
As % of the System Software category 0.34% 0.92% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate
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- £360 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.25
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
583 649 574
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.88% 8.95% 7.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 419 402 355
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £202 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 51 55
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £14.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £126.00 £34.30 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ProxySG Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

ProxySG Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG across the City of London region.

ProxySG Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
2 6 (85.71%) Finance
3 4 (57.14%) F5
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
3 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) Nokia
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (28.57%) Project Management
5 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
5 2 (28.57%) PKI
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Juniper
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
6 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (14.29%) Database Security
6 1 (14.29%) McAfee
6 1 (14.29%) DMZ
6 1 (14.29%) CISSP

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London 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 7 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) NetScaler
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (14.29%) Network Security
6 1 (14.29%) SMTP
6 1 (14.29%) DMZ
6 1 (14.29%) IPsec
6 1 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
1 2 (28.57%) Senior Security Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) IT Security Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Security Officer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (14.29%) Project Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Security Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
3 1 (14.29%) Database Security
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CISSP
1 1 (14.29%) CISA
1 1 (14.29%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Nokia
2 4 (57.14%) F5
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Sourcefire
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Websense
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