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 6 March 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 548 529 466
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -63
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 17 10 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.022% 0.094%
As % of the System Software category 0.38% 0.24% 0.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 6 25
Average daily rate
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£445 £348 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £343 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £638 £368 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £440 £350 £310
% change year-on-year
+25.71% +12.90%
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
4505 4172 3910
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.74% 9.29% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2521 2092 1903
Average daily rate £385 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £313 £315
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -0.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 501 483 643
Average hourly rate £15.50 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.00 £16.25 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -1.51%

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 6 March 2015.

ProxySG Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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 6 March 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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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 +4 9 £450 +32.35%
Yorkshire - - - - 2
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 60 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 57 (95.00%) Firewall
3 54 (90.00%) Cisco
4 53 (88.33%) CheckPoint
5 33 (55.00%) F5
6 28 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (38.33%) Juniper
9 22 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (35.00%) CCNP
10 21 (35.00%) VPN
10 21 (35.00%) SSL
11 20 (33.33%) TCP/IP
12 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
12 19 (31.67%) Network Security
13 18 (30.00%) Wireless
14 17 (28.33%) HP
14 17 (28.33%) BGP
14 17 (28.33%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (26.67%) OSPF
16 15 (25.00%) WAN
17 14 (23.33%) LAN
17 14 (23.33%) Finance
17 14 (23.33%) Banking
17 14 (23.33%) Sourcefire
18 13 (21.67%) CCSE
18 13 (21.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
19 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
19 12 (20.00%) Internet
20 11 (18.33%) DNS

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 3 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 57 (95.00%) Firewall
2 24 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (36.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (35.00%) VPN
4 21 (35.00%) SSL
5 20 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 19 (31.67%) Network Security
7 18 (30.00%) Wireless
8 17 (28.33%) BGP
9 16 (26.67%) OSPF
10 15 (25.00%) WAN
11 14 (23.33%) LAN
12 13 (21.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 12 (20.00%) Internet
14 11 (18.33%) DNS
15 10 (16.67%) Wireshark
15 10 (16.67%) NetScaler
15 10 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (16.67%) FWSM
16 9 (15.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) EDMS
General
1 19 (31.67%) Telecoms
2 14 (23.33%) Finance
2 14 (23.33%) Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Spanish Language
4 2 (3.33%) Back Office
4 2 (3.33%) Retail
4 2 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 23 (38.33%) Security Engineer
3 13 (21.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 9 (15.00%) Senior Security Engineer
5 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) IP Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Network Support
8 2 (3.33%) Network Team Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Firewall Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Data Consultant
9 1 (1.67%) Information Security Engineer
9 1 (1.67%) Network Architect
9 1 (1.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) Regular Expression
2 1 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.33%) PKI
3 2 (3.33%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Solaris
2 1 (1.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (18.33%) ITIL
1 11 (18.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 10 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 10 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 8 (13.33%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.67%) Network Design
4 7 (11.67%) ITIL V3
5 5 (8.33%) Project Management
5 5 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 4 (6.67%) Network Management
6 4 (6.67%) Change Control
6 4 (6.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.00%) Deep Packet Inspection
7 3 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.00%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.00%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.33%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.33%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
1 2 (3.33%) Python
1 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (35.00%) CCNP
3 13 (21.67%) CCSE
4 8 (13.33%) CCIE
5 7 (11.67%) CCNA
6 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.33%) CCSA
8 4 (6.67%) CISSP
8 4 (6.67%) SC Cleared
9 2 (3.33%) Degree
10 1 (1.67%) CCSP
10 1 (1.67%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (3.33%) QA
3 1 (1.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.67%) Snort
3 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.67%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 60 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 54 (90.00%) Cisco
3 53 (88.33%) CheckPoint
4 33 (55.00%) F5
5 23 (38.33%) Juniper
6 17 (28.33%) HP
7 14 (23.33%) Sourcefire
8 12 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 10 (16.67%) Remedy
10 8 (13.33%) BMC
11 7 (11.67%) Red Hat
12 6 (10.00%) VMware
13 5 (8.33%) Nokia
13 5 (8.33%) Nortel
13 5 (8.33%) SolarWinds
14 4 (6.67%) Citrix
15 3 (5.00%) Oracle
15 3 (5.00%) Symantec
15 3 (5.00%) Sophos
15 3 (5.00%) Riverbed