The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the City of London region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 194 211 215
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 1 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.017% 0.11% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 0.19% 1.31% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 4
Average daily rate
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£325 £274 £273
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.61% +0.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £413 £358
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.25
System Software Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
534 610 584
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.17% 8.58% 7.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 375 340
Average daily rate £325 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £302 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-7.18% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 53 58
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 £13.97 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £46.00 £29.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.88 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-9.24% +2.94%
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ProxySG
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

ProxySG
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

ProxySG
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 July 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 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (20.00%) CISSP
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) DMZ
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Websense
4 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (20.00%) Service Management

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 5 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) VPN
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
4 1 (20.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) DMZ
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Security Officer
1 1 (20.00%) Security Officer
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (20.00%) Database Security
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CISSP
1 1 (20.00%) CISA
1 1 (20.00%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Nokia
3 2 (40.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) McAfee
4 1 (20.00%) Websense