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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 148 185 -
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 2 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.064% 0.14% -
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 1.52% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 0
Average daily rate £419 £410 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.13% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £440 £400
% change year-on-year
-17.61% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
ProxySG
London

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
272 460 523
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 8.64% 8.98% 8.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 314 340
Average daily rate £408 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £546
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £308
% change year-on-year
- +13.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 32 30
Average hourly rate £12.50 £18.00 £18.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.55% -3.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £23.34 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.50
% change year-on-year
- +3.22%

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

ProxySG
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
3 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (33.33%) Junos

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Junos
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
2 1 (33.33%) JNCIS
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Fortinet
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
3 1 (33.33%) SolarWinds