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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 537 523 474
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -49
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 26 16 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.036% 0.096%
As % of the System Software category 0.57% 0.37% 1.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 10 27
Average daily rate
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£419 £413 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.51% +18.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £329 £291
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £438 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £320
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +32.81%
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
4547 4354 3900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.85% 9.78% 9.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 2514 2310 1819
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 530 523 715
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -15.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £32.55 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +15 18 £415 +22.05%
East Midlands +10 2 £313 -
South East -23 2 £390 +10.63%
Yorkshire - - - -
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 92 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 88 (95.65%) Firewall
3 81 (88.04%) Cisco
4 77 (83.70%) CheckPoint
5 49 (53.26%) F5
6 44 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
7 37 (40.22%) CCNP
8 36 (39.13%) Juniper
9 34 (36.96%) SSL
10 33 (35.87%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
12 31 (33.70%) VPN
13 29 (31.52%) ITIL
13 29 (31.52%) Network Security
14 26 (28.26%) Wireless
15 25 (27.17%) WAN
15 25 (27.17%) TCP/IP
16 24 (26.09%) HP
17 23 (25.00%) Finance
17 23 (25.00%) Load Balancing
18 22 (23.91%) BGP
18 22 (23.91%) LAN
19 20 (21.74%) Telecoms
19 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (20.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
21 18 (19.57%) CCNA
22 17 (18.48%) OSPF
22 17 (18.48%) Internet
22 17 (18.48%) CCIE
22 17 (18.48%) Sourcefire

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.09%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.61%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 88 (95.65%) Firewall
2 34 (36.96%) SSL
3 33 (35.87%) Cisco Nexus
4 32 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (33.70%) VPN
6 29 (31.52%) Network Security
7 26 (28.26%) Wireless
8 25 (27.17%) WAN
8 25 (27.17%) TCP/IP
9 22 (23.91%) BGP
9 22 (23.91%) LAN
10 19 (20.65%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 17 (18.48%) OSPF
11 17 (18.48%) Internet
12 15 (16.30%) Nortel Contivity
12 15 (16.30%) SAN
12 15 (16.30%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (16.30%) NAS
12 15 (16.30%) NetScaler
13 14 (15.22%) DNS
General
1 23 (25.00%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 16 (17.39%) Banking
4 5 (5.43%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.26%) Billing
5 3 (3.26%) Retail
5 3 (3.26%) Back Office
6 2 (2.17%) German Language
6 2 (2.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 54 (58.70%) Network Engineer
2 34 (36.96%) Security Engineer
3 19 (20.65%) Network Security Engineer
4 16 (17.39%) Senior Security Engineer
5 12 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Consultant
7 6 (6.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Network Team Leader
8 5 (5.43%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.35%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) IP Engineer
9 4 (4.35%) Network Consultant
10 3 (3.26%) Architect
10 3 (3.26%) Trainer
10 3 (3.26%) Support Engineer
10 3 (3.26%) Operations Team Leader
10 3 (3.26%) Designer
10 3 (3.26%) Security Designer
10 3 (3.26%) Network Operations Team Leader
11 2 (2.17%) Junior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.35%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (14.13%) PKI
3 2 (2.17%) e-Health
4 1 (1.09%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.09%) iPad
4 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.09%) iPhone
4 1 (1.09%) Wiki
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Windows
2 2 (2.17%) Linux
2 2 (2.17%) MVS
3 1 (1.09%) Solaris
3 1 (1.09%) UNIX
3 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (31.52%) ITIL
2 23 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 14 (15.22%) Change Control
4 12 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
5 11 (11.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 9 (9.78%) Project Planning
6 9 (9.78%) Mentoring
6 9 (9.78%) Incident Management
6 9 (9.78%) Project Management
7 7 (7.61%) ITIL V3
7 7 (7.61%) Network Design
8 4 (4.35%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (4.35%) Network Management
9 3 (3.26%) CRM
9 3 (3.26%) ITSM
9 3 (3.26%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.26%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.26%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.26%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.09%) C
2 1 (1.09%) VB
2 1 (1.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (40.22%) CCNP
3 18 (19.57%) CCNA
4 17 (18.48%) CCIE
5 14 (15.22%) CCSE
6 10 (10.87%) Security Cleared
6 10 (10.87%) Degree
7 8 (8.70%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.43%) CCSA
9 4 (4.35%) CISSP
10 1 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.09%) CCIP
10 1 (1.09%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 15 (16.30%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (4.35%) Snort
3 3 (3.26%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.09%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.17%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.09%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 92 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 81 (88.04%) Cisco
3 77 (83.70%) CheckPoint
4 49 (53.26%) F5
5 36 (39.13%) Juniper
6 24 (26.09%) HP
7 17 (18.48%) Sourcefire
8 16 (17.39%) VMware
9 15 (16.30%) Nortel
10 11 (11.96%) Microsoft
10 11 (11.96%) Nokia
11 9 (9.78%) Citrix
11 9 (9.78%) Remedy
12 8 (8.70%) BMC
13 7 (7.61%) Red Hat
14 4 (4.35%) SolarWinds
15 3 (3.26%) Websense
15 3 (3.26%) 3Com
15 3 (3.26%) Crossbeam
16 2 (2.17%) Meraki