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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 557 560 501
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -59
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 26 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.044% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.53% 0.47% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 12 13
Average daily rate
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£450 £368 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.44% +18.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £359 £301 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £348 £350
% change year-on-year
+30.93% -0.71%
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
4949 4726 4073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.80% 9.53% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2765 2463 1989
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 597 568 608
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.68 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £35.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 27 April 2015.

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

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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 27 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -2 16 £450 +5.88%
East of England - 6 £563 -
South East -27 3 - -
North West - 1 £288 -
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 47 (92.16%) Firewall
3 46 (90.20%) Cisco
4 44 (86.27%) CheckPoint
5 26 (50.98%) F5
6 25 (49.02%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (49.02%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (41.18%) SSL
8 19 (37.25%) VPN
9 18 (35.29%) Telecoms
10 17 (33.33%) Juniper
11 16 (31.37%) CCNP
11 16 (31.37%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (29.41%) Wireless
13 14 (27.45%) TCP/IP
13 14 (27.45%) Network Security
14 13 (25.49%) CCSE
14 13 (25.49%) WAN
15 12 (23.53%) HP
15 12 (23.53%) DNS
15 12 (23.53%) LAN
15 12 (23.53%) BGP
15 12 (23.53%) NetScaler
16 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
16 11 (21.57%) Internet
16 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
17 10 (19.61%) OSPF
17 10 (19.61%) Finance
17 10 (19.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 9 (17.65%) Kalman Filter

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (7.84%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (9.80%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 47 (92.16%) Firewall
2 25 (49.02%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (41.18%) SSL
4 19 (37.25%) VPN
5 16 (31.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (29.41%) Wireless
7 14 (27.45%) Network Security
7 14 (27.45%) TCP/IP
8 13 (25.49%) WAN
9 12 (23.53%) LAN
9 12 (23.53%) DNS
9 12 (23.53%) BGP
9 12 (23.53%) NetScaler
10 11 (21.57%) Internet
11 10 (19.61%) OSPF
11 10 (19.61%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 9 (17.65%) Wireshark
12 9 (17.65%) IPsec
13 8 (15.69%) FWSM
13 8 (15.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) EDMS
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
General
1 18 (35.29%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.61%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Banking
4 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 4 (7.84%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.92%) Billing
6 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Network Engineer
2 13 (25.49%) Security Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Consultant
4 5 (9.80%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) IP Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Network Support
6 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Network Support Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) PKI
3 2 (3.92%) Open Source
3 2 (3.92%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.73%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (15.69%) Root Cause Analysis
2 8 (15.69%) Network Design
3 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
4 6 (11.76%) Incident Management
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL
4 6 (11.76%) ITIL V3
5 4 (7.84%) Network Management
5 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
6 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (5.88%) Deep Packet Inspection
6 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.92%) Resilience Testing
7 2 (3.92%) Time Management
7 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
7 2 (3.92%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.92%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) Python
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.92%) PHP
3 2 (3.92%) SQL
4 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (31.37%) CCNP
3 13 (25.49%) CCSE
4 6 (11.76%) CCSA
4 6 (11.76%) CCNA
5 5 (9.80%) CISSP
6 3 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) CCIE
8 1 (1.96%) CCSP
8 1 (1.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.92%) XenServer
3 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (5.88%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.92%) Nagios
3 2 (3.92%) Cacti
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 46 (90.20%) Cisco
3 44 (86.27%) CheckPoint
4 26 (50.98%) F5
5 17 (33.33%) Juniper
6 12 (23.53%) HP
7 11 (21.57%) Microsoft
8 8 (15.69%) Remedy
8 8 (15.69%) Sourcefire
9 7 (13.73%) Nokia
9 7 (13.73%) Citrix
10 5 (9.80%) BMC
10 5 (9.80%) Red Hat
10 5 (9.80%) Riverbed
11 4 (7.84%) SolarWinds
11 4 (7.84%) Symantec
11 4 (7.84%) Sophos
11 4 (7.84%) Oracle
11 4 (7.84%) CA
12 3 (5.88%) Splunk