The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Proofpoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Proofpoint over the 3 months to 2 September 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within Proofpoint, Inc.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Proofpoint
Rank 567 562 573
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Contract jobs citing Proofpoint 11 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.047% 0.004% 0.012%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 0
Average daily rate
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£419 £613 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.63% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 - -
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 Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23490 22821 24519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.97% 46.72% 46.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 13500 12999 12854
Average daily rate £388 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1046 1044 1231
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.50 £19.91
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.56% -2.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £42.50 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £19.00 £19.48 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.46% +2.52%

Proofpoint
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Proofpoint across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Proofpoint Jobs Demand Trend in England

Proofpoint
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Proofpoint across the England region.

Proofpoint Daily Rate Trend in England

Proofpoint
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Proofpoint across the England region.

Proofpoint Hourly Rate Trend in England

Proofpoint
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Proofpoint within the England region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East - 8 £419 - 1
London +17 2 £400 -34.65%
Proofpoint
UK

Proofpoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Proofpoint 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 Proofpoint.

1 17 (77.27%) MS Exchange
2 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (68.18%) Windows
4 14 (63.64%) Blackberry
5 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (18.18%) SMTP
6 4 (18.18%) Cisco
6 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
6 4 (18.18%) Juniper
7 3 (13.64%) Project Management
7 3 (13.64%) Clearswift
7 3 (13.64%) SSL
7 3 (13.64%) ITIL
7 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (9.09%) Network Management
8 2 (9.09%) Sendmail
8 2 (9.09%) SCOM
8 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (9.09%) Wireless
8 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
8 2 (9.09%) DSL
8 2 (9.09%) Service Management
8 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
8 2 (9.09%) CCNP
8 2 (9.09%) Firewall
8 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat

Proofpoint
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing Proofpoint 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 Proofpoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 17 (77.27%) MS Exchange
2 16 (72.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (59.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (9.09%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (4.55%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SMTP
2 3 (13.64%) SSL
3 2 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 2 (9.09%) VPN
3 2 (9.09%) LDAP
3 2 (9.09%) ISDN
3 2 (9.09%) LAN
3 2 (9.09%) WAN
3 2 (9.09%) Extranet
3 2 (9.09%) DSL
3 2 (9.09%) Firewall
3 2 (9.09%) Wireless
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (4.55%) IP Telephony
4 1 (4.55%) IMAP
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security
4 1 (4.55%) S/MIME
4 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
General
1 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Consultant
2 6 (27.27%) Exchange Specialist
3 4 (18.18%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Performance Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Blackberry
2 3 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 2 (9.09%) SecurID
4 1 (4.55%) PKI
4 1 (4.55%) Statistics
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Applied Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Open Source
4 1 (4.55%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 15 (68.18%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
3 1 (4.55%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) SUSE
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) CentOS
3 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Project Management
1 3 (13.64%) ITIL
1 3 (13.64%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (9.09%) Service Management
2 2 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Management
3 1 (4.55%) Workflow
3 1 (4.55%) Migration
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.55%) Pattern Recognition
3 1 (4.55%) Time Series Analysis
3 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.55%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Perl
1 1 (4.55%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) CCNP
1 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.55%) CCIE
2 1 (4.55%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) Sendmail
3 1 (4.55%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) NetBackup
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
2 1 (4.55%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco
1 4 (18.18%) Juniper
2 3 (13.64%) Clearswift
3 2 (9.09%) Business Objects
3 2 (9.09%) Blue Coat
3 2 (9.09%) CheckPoint
3 2 (9.09%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) Remedy
4 1 (4.55%) TOWER Software
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Austin Fraser
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