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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 529 551 516
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -35
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 54 14 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.11% 0.029% 0.10%
As % of the System Software category 1.08% 0.30% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 9 27
Average daily rate
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£400 £413 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £261 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £413 £355
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +16.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.25
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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
4980 4720 4525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.73% 9.81% 8.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2806 2469 2231
Average daily rate £325 £340 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.41% +0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £176 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 604 562 560
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £16.73
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.59%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.50 £32.50 £33.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +9.37%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 West - 14 £450 -
London +23 13 £425 +1.79% 2
South East -8 12 £375 +15.38% 3
West Midlands - 2 £320 -
North West - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 82 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 77 (93.90%) Firewall
3 59 (71.95%) Cisco
4 55 (67.07%) CheckPoint
5 40 (48.78%) F5
6 37 (45.12%) Juniper
7 32 (39.02%) Network Security
8 27 (32.93%) SSL
9 26 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (30.49%) VPN
11 23 (28.05%) Load Balancing
12 22 (26.83%) WAN
13 21 (25.61%) CCNP
13 21 (25.61%) ITIL
13 21 (25.61%) Finance
13 21 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
14 19 (23.17%) Cisco Nexus
14 19 (23.17%) LAN
14 19 (23.17%) Nokia
15 15 (18.29%) Citrix
15 15 (18.29%) McAfee
15 15 (18.29%) NetScaler
15 15 (18.29%) IronPort
16 14 (17.07%) Cisco PIX
16 14 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 14 (17.07%) Sourcefire
17 12 (14.63%) Wireless
17 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
17 12 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
18 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (2.44%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (1.22%) Lync
2 1 (1.22%) Apache
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 77 (93.90%) Firewall
2 32 (39.02%) Network Security
3 27 (32.93%) SSL
4 25 (30.49%) VPN
5 22 (26.83%) WAN
6 21 (25.61%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (23.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 19 (23.17%) LAN
8 15 (18.29%) NetScaler
9 14 (17.07%) Cisco PIX
9 14 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 12 (14.63%) Wireless
10 12 (14.63%) TCP/IP
10 12 (14.63%) Cisco IOS
11 11 (13.41%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 11 (13.41%) BGP
12 10 (12.20%) MPLS
12 10 (12.20%) VLAN
13 8 (9.76%) SAN
13 8 (9.76%) Nortel Contivity
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (25.61%) Finance
2 8 (9.76%) Banking
3 6 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.44%) German Language
5 1 (1.22%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.22%) Back Office
5 1 (1.22%) Billing
5 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (41.46%) Network Engineer
2 25 (30.49%) Security Engineer
3 19 (23.17%) Network Security Engineer
4 12 (14.63%) Senior Security Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Consultant
5 9 (10.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Architect
7 7 (8.54%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Designer
9 5 (6.10%) Security Designer
9 5 (6.10%) Network Team Leader
9 5 (6.10%) Security Architect
9 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.88%) Design Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Technical Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Implementation Manager
10 4 (4.88%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Network Designer
10 4 (4.88%) Technical Implementation Manager
11 3 (3.66%) Network Operations Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.66%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.76%) PKI
2 2 (2.44%) Web 2.0
2 2 (2.44%) Open Source
3 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) iPhone
3 1 (1.22%) iPad
3 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.22%) Wiki
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.10%) Linux
2 4 (4.88%) Windows
3 2 (2.44%) MVS
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Phone
4 1 (1.22%) Android
4 1 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) Load Balancing
2 21 (25.61%) ITIL
3 11 (13.41%) Change Control
4 6 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
4 6 (7.32%) Problem Management
5 5 (6.10%) Migration
6 4 (4.88%) Project Management
6 4 (4.88%) Risk Assessment
6 4 (4.88%) Project Planning
6 4 (4.88%) Security Architecture
7 3 (3.66%) ITSM
7 3 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (2.44%) Network Design
8 2 (2.44%) Validation
8 2 (2.44%) Change Management
8 2 (2.44%) Fault Management
8 2 (2.44%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.22%) Capacity Management
9 1 (1.22%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.22%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.44%) SQL
2 1 (1.22%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.22%) VB
2 1 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 26 (31.71%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (25.61%) CCNP
3 11 (13.41%) SC Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) Security Cleared
3 11 (13.41%) CCNA
4 9 (10.98%) CCIE
5 7 (8.54%) Degree
6 5 (6.10%) CCSE
7 3 (3.66%) CCSA
7 3 (3.66%) CCSP
7 3 (3.66%) CISSP
8 1 (1.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.22%) CISA
8 1 (1.22%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (4.88%) SLA
3 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.22%) TickIT
4 1 (1.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.88%) Snort
3 2 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.22%) Sendmail
4 1 (1.22%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.22%) Squid
Systems Management
1 2 (2.44%) Cisco IPCC
1 2 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.22%) XenMobile
2 1 (1.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 82 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 59 (71.95%) Cisco
3 55 (67.07%) CheckPoint
4 40 (48.78%) F5
5 37 (45.12%) Juniper
6 19 (23.17%) Nokia
7 15 (18.29%) Citrix
7 15 (18.29%) McAfee
7 15 (18.29%) IronPort
8 14 (17.07%) Sourcefire
9 10 (12.20%) Nortel
9 10 (12.20%) VMware
10 7 (8.54%) HP
11 6 (7.32%) BT
12 5 (6.10%) Crossbeam
13 4 (4.88%) Websense
13 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
14 3 (3.66%) 3Com
14 3 (3.66%) Avaya
15 2 (2.44%) Fortinet
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