The table below looks at the statistics for ProxySG skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 21 November 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 531 542 515
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -27
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 49 16 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.094% 0.034% 0.066%
As % of the System Software category 0.97% 0.33% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 10 13
Average daily rate
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£410 £383 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.18% +17.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £266 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £528 £379
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £413 £325
% change year-on-year
-5.45% +26.92%
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 England region.

System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5039 4878 4251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.66% 10.26% 9.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2783 2593 2067
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 631 628 632
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.90 £31.56 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.92 £16.00 £16.16
% change year-on-year
+5.75% -0.99%

ProxySG
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ProxySG Jobs Demand Trend in England

ProxySG
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

ProxySG Daily Rate Trend in England

ProxySG
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ProxySG across the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

ProxySG Daily Rate Histogram in England

ProxySG
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

ProxySG Hourly Rate Trend in England

ProxySG
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 ProxySG within the England region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
London +21 27 £425 +27.81% 3
East Midlands - 10 £335 - 1
South East -9 9 £395 +9.72%
South West - 2 £388 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 98 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 93 (94.90%) Firewall
3 82 (83.67%) Cisco
4 72 (73.47%) CheckPoint
5 55 (56.12%) F5
6 49 (50.00%) Juniper
7 40 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (36.73%) CCNP
9 32 (32.65%) VPN
9 32 (32.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 32 (32.65%) Network Security
10 29 (29.59%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (28.57%) SSL
12 26 (26.53%) ITIL
12 26 (26.53%) Sourcefire
13 25 (25.51%) TCP/IP
14 24 (24.49%) WAN
14 24 (24.49%) Load Balancing
14 24 (24.49%) Finance
15 23 (23.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 22 (22.45%) BGP
17 21 (21.43%) LAN
17 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
18 19 (19.39%) Wireless
18 19 (19.39%) Cisco IOS
19 18 (18.37%) VMware
19 18 (18.37%) Banking
20 17 (17.35%) CCIE
20 17 (17.35%) OSPF
20 17 (17.35%) Nortel

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.02%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 93 (94.90%) Firewall
2 32 (32.65%) VPN
2 32 (32.65%) Network Security
2 32 (32.65%) Cisco Nexus
3 29 (29.59%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (28.57%) SSL
5 25 (25.51%) TCP/IP
6 24 (24.49%) WAN
7 23 (23.47%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 22 (22.45%) BGP
9 21 (21.43%) LAN
10 19 (19.39%) Wireless
10 19 (19.39%) Cisco IOS
11 17 (17.35%) OSPF
12 16 (16.33%) Cisco PIX
13 15 (15.31%) NAS
13 15 (15.31%) Nortel Contivity
13 15 (15.31%) SAN
14 13 (13.27%) Internet
15 12 (12.24%) VLAN
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 18 (18.37%) Banking
3 12 (12.24%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.10%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.06%) Back Office
5 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 3 (3.06%) Billing
6 2 (2.04%) German Language
6 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (55.10%) Network Engineer
2 39 (39.80%) Security Engineer
3 24 (24.49%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (20.41%) Senior Security Engineer
5 14 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) Designer
8 5 (5.10%) Security Designer
8 5 (5.10%) Network Team Leader
8 5 (5.10%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.10%) Consultant
8 5 (5.10%) Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Network Designer
9 4 (4.08%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.08%) Implementation Manager
9 4 (4.08%) IP Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Technical Implementation Manager
10 3 (3.06%) Network Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.27%) PKI
3 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.02%) Wiki
3 1 (1.02%) iPhone
3 1 (1.02%) iPad
3 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Linux
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) MVS
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.02%) Solaris
3 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.53%) ITIL
2 24 (24.49%) Load Balancing
3 16 (16.33%) Change Control
4 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
4 9 (9.18%) Project Planning
4 9 (9.18%) Project Management
5 5 (5.10%) Network Design
5 5 (5.10%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.10%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (5.10%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (4.08%) ITIL V3
6 4 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.06%) ITSM
7 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.06%) CRM
7 3 (3.06%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (2.04%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (2.04%) Security Architecture
8 2 (2.04%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.02%) VB
2 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (40.82%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (36.73%) CCNP
3 17 (17.35%) CCIE
4 15 (15.31%) CCNA
5 11 (11.22%) CCSE
6 10 (10.20%) Degree
7 9 (9.18%) Security Cleared
8 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.10%) CCSA
10 4 (4.08%) CISSP
11 1 (1.02%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.02%) CCSP
11 1 (1.02%) CCIP
11 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.02%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.31%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (8.16%) Snort
3 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.02%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 82 (83.67%) Cisco
3 72 (73.47%) CheckPoint
4 55 (56.12%) F5
5 49 (50.00%) Juniper
6 26 (26.53%) Sourcefire
7 18 (18.37%) VMware
8 17 (17.35%) Nortel
9 16 (16.33%) HP
10 14 (14.29%) McAfee
11 12 (12.24%) Nokia
12 9 (9.18%) Citrix
12 9 (9.18%) IronPort
13 8 (8.16%) Microsoft
14 5 (5.10%) BMC
15 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
15 4 (4.08%) Remedy
15 4 (4.08%) BT
16 3 (3.06%) 3Com
16 3 (3.06%) Websense
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