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 5 August 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 196 201 214
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +13
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 9 1 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.017% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 1.64% 0.18% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 5
Average daily rate
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£525 £325 £274
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+61.53% +18.61%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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
550 562 637
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.44% 9.60% 8.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 399 402 393
Average daily rate £413 £345 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.56% -8.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £185 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £314 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.56% -3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 37 53
Average hourly rate £21.63 £17.98 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.27% -7.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.98 £12.25 £13.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.30 £25.75 £33.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £16.00 £17.75
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -9.85%

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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 5 August 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Firewall
1 16 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
3 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
3 11 (68.75%) Nokia
3 11 (68.75%) Wireless
4 10 (62.50%) LAN
4 10 (62.50%) WAN
5 8 (50.00%) BIG-IP
6 7 (43.75%) VoIP
6 7 (43.75%) SAN
6 7 (43.75%) Avaya
6 7 (43.75%) Nortel
6 7 (43.75%) Symantec
6 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
7 6 (37.50%) Network Architecture
8 5 (31.25%) Network Design
8 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 5 (31.25%) SSL
9 4 (25.00%) CCNP
9 4 (25.00%) Finance
9 4 (25.00%) F5
9 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (18.75%) WAN Optimisation
10 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
10 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (18.75%) Network Security
10 3 (18.75%) BladeLogic

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Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (68.75%) Wireless
3 10 (62.50%) LAN
3 10 (62.50%) WAN
4 8 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 7 (43.75%) VoIP
5 7 (43.75%) SAN
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) SSL
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (18.75%) Network Security
9 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
10 1 (6.25%) InfiniBand
10 1 (6.25%) NX-OS
10 1 (6.25%) Wireless Security
10 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (6.25%) NAS
10 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Architect
2 6 (37.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (31.25%) Security Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Network Architect
4 4 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (18.75%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
5 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
6 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
7 1 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) Solaris
1 3 (18.75%) Linux
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Network Architecture
2 5 (31.25%) Network Design
3 3 (18.75%) WAN Optimisation
3 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
3 3 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (6.25%) Security Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 11 (68.75%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) CCSE
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 3 (18.75%) Control-M
1 3 (18.75%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 15 (93.75%) CheckPoint
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco
3 11 (68.75%) Nokia
4 7 (43.75%) Symantec
4 7 (43.75%) Nortel
4 7 (43.75%) Avaya
5 4 (25.00%) F5
6 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
6 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 3 (18.75%) CA
7 2 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (12.50%) Citrix
7 2 (12.50%) Mitel
7 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire
8 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
8 1 (6.25%) HP