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 28 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 551 525 509
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 47 21 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.089% 0.044% 0.073%
As % of the System Software category 0.92% 0.43% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 13 17
Average daily rate
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£405 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £246 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £505 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £425 £325
% change year-on-year
-8.23% +30.76%
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
5116 4892 4243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.70% 10.33% 9.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2811 2595 2038
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £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 656 616 665
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.05 £31.56 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.84 £15.63 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+7.77% -5.30%

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 28 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 28 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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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 +27 28 £425 +41.66% 1
South East -21 8 £390 +8.33%
East Midlands - 8 £380 - 1
South West - 2 £388 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 100 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 95 (95.00%) Firewall
3 84 (84.00%) Cisco
4 74 (74.00%) CheckPoint
5 55 (55.00%) F5
6 51 (51.00%) Juniper
7 40 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
8 36 (36.00%) CCNP
9 34 (34.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 33 (33.00%) Network Security
11 32 (32.00%) VPN
12 31 (31.00%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (30.00%) SSL
14 27 (27.00%) TCP/IP
15 26 (26.00%) ITIL
15 26 (26.00%) Sourcefire
16 24 (24.00%) Finance
16 24 (24.00%) Load Balancing
16 24 (24.00%) WAN
16 24 (24.00%) BGP
17 23 (23.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 21 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (21.00%) LAN
19 19 (19.00%) Wireless
19 19 (19.00%) OSPF
19 19 (19.00%) Cisco IOS
20 18 (18.00%) HP
20 18 (18.00%) VMware
20 18 (18.00%) Banking
21 17 (17.00%) Nortel

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (1.00%) Lync
2 1 (1.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 95 (95.00%) Firewall
2 34 (34.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 33 (33.00%) Network Security
4 32 (32.00%) VPN
5 31 (31.00%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (30.00%) SSL
7 27 (27.00%) TCP/IP
8 24 (24.00%) WAN
8 24 (24.00%) BGP
9 23 (23.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 21 (21.00%) LAN
11 19 (19.00%) Wireless
11 19 (19.00%) OSPF
11 19 (19.00%) Cisco IOS
12 16 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
13 15 (15.00%) NAS
13 15 (15.00%) SAN
13 15 (15.00%) Internet
13 15 (15.00%) Nortel Contivity
14 14 (14.00%) NetScaler
General
1 24 (24.00%) Finance
2 18 (18.00%) Banking
3 14 (14.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.00%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.00%) Back Office
5 3 (3.00%) Retail
5 3 (3.00%) Billing
6 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.00%) German Language
Job Titles
1 56 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 40 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 25 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (20.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 14 (14.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 6 (6.00%) Designer
8 5 (5.00%) Team Leader
8 5 (5.00%) Architect
8 5 (5.00%) Consultant
8 5 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
8 5 (5.00%) Security Designer
9 4 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Technical Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Implementation Manager
9 4 (4.00%) Network Designer
9 4 (4.00%) Technical Implementation Manager
9 4 (4.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.00%) PKI
3 1 (1.00%) iPhone
3 1 (1.00%) Wiki
3 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.00%) iPad
3 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.00%) Linux
1 4 (4.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) MVS
3 1 (1.00%) Android
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.00%) Solaris
3 1 (1.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (26.00%) ITIL
2 24 (24.00%) Load Balancing
3 16 (16.00%) Change Control
4 9 (9.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (9.00%) Project Management
4 9 (9.00%) Project Planning
5 7 (7.00%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (7.00%) Network Design
6 5 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 3 (3.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.00%) ITSM
8 3 (3.00%) CRM
9 2 (2.00%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (2.00%) Security Architecture
9 2 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.00%) C
2 1 (1.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (36.00%) CCNP
3 17 (17.00%) CCIE
4 15 (15.00%) CCNA
5 11 (11.00%) CCSE
6 10 (10.00%) Degree
7 9 (9.00%) Security Cleared
8 8 (8.00%) SC Cleared
9 5 (5.00%) CCSA
10 4 (4.00%) CISSP
11 1 (1.00%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.00%) CCSP
11 1 (1.00%) Check Point Certification
11 1 (1.00%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.00%) QA
2 1 (1.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
2 8 (8.00%) Snort
3 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.00%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.00%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 100 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 84 (84.00%) Cisco
3 74 (74.00%) CheckPoint
4 55 (55.00%) F5
5 51 (51.00%) Juniper
6 26 (26.00%) Sourcefire
7 18 (18.00%) HP
7 18 (18.00%) VMware
8 17 (17.00%) Nortel
9 14 (14.00%) McAfee
10 12 (12.00%) Nokia
11 9 (9.00%) IronPort
11 9 (9.00%) Citrix
12 8 (8.00%) Microsoft
13 5 (5.00%) BMC
14 4 (4.00%) Red Hat
14 4 (4.00%) Remedy
14 4 (4.00%) BT
15 3 (3.00%) Crossbeam
15 3 (3.00%) 3Com
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