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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat Proxy SG
London / City of London
Rank 147 157 181
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +24
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 1 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.062% 0.16%
As % of the System Software category 0.35% 0.68% 1.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 8
Median daily rate - £419 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.13%
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £440
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -17.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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
288 296 469
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 9.87% 9.23% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 224 333
Median daily rate £450 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 13 27
Median hourly rate £22.34 £12.00 £18.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.12% -35.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.40 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £19.90 £22.93
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.00

ProxySG
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing ProxySG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) WAN
3 3 (60.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
3 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (60.00%) CMDB
3 3 (60.00%) OPNET
3 3 (60.00%) Network Management
3 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
3 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (60.00%) Change Management
3 3 (60.00%) Arista
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) HTTP

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) HTTP
3 1 (20.00%) HTTPS
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) CMDB
1 3 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Change Management
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Network Management
1 3 (60.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Arista
3 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 3 (60.00%) Riverbed
3 3 (60.00%) SolarWinds
4 1 (20.00%) Lumension
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft