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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 549 525 498
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -27
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 30 28 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.058% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 0.61% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 17 16
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£525 £350 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -19.39%
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
4944 4584 4070
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.05% 9.55% 9.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 2819 2468 1987
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 595 592 598
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.10 £33.95 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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

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 22 May 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 +6 23 £525 +23.52% 2
South East -22 3 - -
East of England - 3 £375 -
North West - 1 £288 -
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 48 (94.12%) Firewall
3 45 (88.24%) Cisco
3 45 (88.24%) CheckPoint
4 27 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (43.14%) Wireless
6 21 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (39.22%) Cisco ASA
8 19 (37.25%) F5
9 18 (35.29%) SSL
10 17 (33.33%) LAN
10 17 (33.33%) WAN
11 16 (31.37%) VPN
12 15 (29.41%) Nokia
13 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
13 14 (27.45%) NetScaler
14 13 (25.49%) Juniper
14 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
15 12 (23.53%) Symantec
16 11 (21.57%) Finance
16 11 (21.57%) CA
16 11 (21.57%) Network Security
16 11 (21.57%) BIG-IP
16 11 (21.57%) CCNP
16 11 (21.57%) DNS
16 11 (21.57%) Windows
17 10 (19.61%) Oracle
17 10 (19.61%) HP
17 10 (19.61%) Internet
18 9 (17.65%) Citrix

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 48 (94.12%) Firewall
2 22 (43.14%) Wireless
3 21 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (39.22%) Cisco ASA
5 18 (35.29%) SSL
6 17 (33.33%) LAN
6 17 (33.33%) WAN
7 16 (31.37%) VPN
8 14 (27.45%) NetScaler
9 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
10 11 (21.57%) Network Security
10 11 (21.57%) BIG-IP
10 11 (21.57%) DNS
11 10 (19.61%) Internet
12 9 (17.65%) BGP
13 8 (15.69%) SAN
13 8 (15.69%) VoIP
14 7 (13.73%) DHCP
14 7 (13.73%) IPsec
15 6 (11.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) EDMS
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
2 11 (21.57%) Finance
3 7 (13.73%) Banking
4 5 (9.80%) Retail
5 4 (7.84%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.92%) Billing
7 1 (1.96%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (23.53%) Security Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (15.69%) Architect
4 7 (13.73%) Consultant
5 6 (11.76%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (11.76%) Network Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Firewall Specialist
7 3 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.88%) Network Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) IP Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Network Support
8 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 2 (3.92%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) Middleware
2 3 (5.88%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (7.84%) PKI
4 3 (5.88%) Open Source
5 2 (3.92%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (11.76%) UNIX
2 6 (11.76%) Solaris
2 6 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 8 (15.69%) Network Design
3 7 (13.73%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (11.76%) Network Architecture
4 6 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) Network Management
6 4 (7.84%) Project Planning
6 4 (7.84%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL
7 3 (5.88%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (5.88%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (5.88%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (3.92%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (3.92%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (3.92%) Resilience Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.76%) Python
2 3 (5.88%) PHP
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 27 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.57%) CCNP
3 9 (17.65%) CCSE
4 6 (11.76%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) CCSA
5 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
5 2 (3.92%) CCIE
5 2 (3.92%) CISSP
6 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 3 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (11.76%) BladeLogic
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (11.76%) Control-M
2 5 (9.80%) CA Spectrum
3 3 (5.88%) Nagios
3 3 (5.88%) Cacti
4 2 (3.92%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 45 (88.24%) Cisco
2 45 (88.24%) CheckPoint
3 19 (37.25%) F5
4 15 (29.41%) Nokia
5 13 (25.49%) Juniper
6 12 (23.53%) Symantec
7 11 (21.57%) CA
8 10 (19.61%) Oracle
8 10 (19.61%) HP
9 9 (17.65%) Citrix
10 8 (15.69%) Nortel
10 8 (15.69%) Avaya
11 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
12 6 (11.76%) Sourcefire
12 6 (11.76%) Remedy
13 4 (7.84%) Sophos
14 3 (5.88%) Red Hat
14 3 (5.88%) BMC
14 3 (5.88%) Splunk
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