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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 553 540 495
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -45
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 36 19 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.040% 0.086%
As % of the System Software category 0.72% 0.39% 0.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 11 26
Average daily rate
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£410 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.52% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £337 £269 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
-12.35% +37.09%
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
5000 4864 4223
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 10.30% 9.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 2786 2559 1989
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 626 599 738
Average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £31.56 £35.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

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

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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

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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 19 December 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

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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 19 December 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
London +30 22 £415 +38.33%
East Midlands +6 5 £324 -
South East -16 5 £370 +2.77%
South West - 1 £375 -
Yorkshire - - - -
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 98 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 93 (94.90%) Firewall
3 83 (84.69%) Cisco
4 75 (76.53%) CheckPoint
5 52 (53.06%) F5
6 46 (46.94%) Juniper
7 42 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
8 37 (37.76%) CCNP
9 34 (34.69%) Network Security
10 33 (33.67%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (32.65%) SSL
12 31 (31.63%) Cisco ASA
13 30 (30.61%) VPN
14 27 (27.55%) ITIL
15 26 (26.53%) TCP/IP
16 24 (24.49%) WAN
17 23 (23.47%) BGP
17 23 (23.47%) Load Balancing
18 22 (22.45%) Wireless
18 22 (22.45%) Finance
18 22 (22.45%) HP
19 21 (21.43%) LAN
19 21 (21.43%) Sourcefire
19 21 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 19 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
20 19 (19.39%) Telecoms
21 18 (18.37%) VMware
21 18 (18.37%) OSPF
22 17 (17.35%) Internet
22 17 (17.35%) Nortel

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (4.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.02%) Lync
2 1 (1.02%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.10%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 93 (94.90%) Firewall
2 34 (34.69%) Network Security
3 33 (33.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 32 (32.65%) SSL
5 31 (31.63%) Cisco ASA
6 30 (30.61%) VPN
7 26 (26.53%) TCP/IP
8 24 (24.49%) WAN
9 23 (23.47%) BGP
10 22 (22.45%) Wireless
11 21 (21.43%) LAN
11 21 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 18 (18.37%) OSPF
13 17 (17.35%) Internet
14 16 (16.33%) Cisco IOS
15 15 (15.31%) Cisco PIX
15 15 (15.31%) NAS
15 15 (15.31%) NetScaler
15 15 (15.31%) SAN
15 15 (15.31%) Nortel Contivity
General
1 22 (22.45%) Finance
2 19 (19.39%) Telecoms
3 16 (16.33%) Banking
4 5 (5.10%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.06%) Back Office
5 3 (3.06%) Retail
5 3 (3.06%) Billing
6 2 (2.04%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.04%) German Language
Job Titles
1 57 (58.16%) Network Engineer
2 38 (38.78%) Security Engineer
3 23 (23.47%) Network Security Engineer
4 17 (17.35%) Senior Security Engineer
5 12 (12.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 5 (5.10%) Network Team Leader
7 5 (5.10%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.10%) Architect
7 5 (5.10%) Consultant
8 4 (4.08%) Designer
8 4 (4.08%) IP Engineer
8 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.06%) Network Operations Team Leader
9 3 (3.06%) Technical Implementation Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Operations Team Leader
9 3 (3.06%) Trainer
9 3 (3.06%) Technical Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Implementation Manager
9 3 (3.06%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.39%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.27%) PKI
3 1 (1.02%) iPhone
3 1 (1.02%) Wiki
3 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.02%) iPad
3 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.02%) e-Health
3 1 (1.02%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.08%) Linux
1 4 (4.08%) Windows
2 2 (2.04%) MVS
3 1 (1.02%) Android
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Phone
3 1 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Solaris
3 1 (1.02%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (27.55%) ITIL
2 23 (23.47%) Load Balancing
3 16 (16.33%) Change Control
4 10 (10.20%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
5 9 (9.18%) Project Planning
5 9 (9.18%) Network Design
5 9 (9.18%) Project Management
6 8 (8.16%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (6.12%) Incident Management
8 5 (5.10%) ITIL V3
9 4 (4.08%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (4.08%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.06%) Performance Management
10 3 (3.06%) Deep Packet Inspection
10 3 (3.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (3.06%) ITSM
10 3 (3.06%) CRM
11 2 (2.04%) Network Management
11 2 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.02%) C
2 1 (1.02%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (37.76%) CCNP
3 17 (17.35%) CCIE
4 16 (16.33%) CCNA
5 12 (12.24%) CCSE
6 10 (10.20%) Degree
6 10 (10.20%) Security Cleared
7 8 (8.16%) SC Cleared
8 5 (5.10%) CCSA
9 4 (4.08%) CISSP
10 1 (1.02%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.02%) CCSP
10 1 (1.02%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.02%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.02%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.31%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (5.10%) Snort
3 3 (3.06%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.02%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.02%) XenMobile
3 1 (1.02%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 83 (84.69%) Cisco
3 75 (76.53%) CheckPoint
4 52 (53.06%) F5
5 46 (46.94%) Juniper
6 22 (22.45%) HP
7 21 (21.43%) Sourcefire
8 18 (18.37%) VMware
9 17 (17.35%) Nortel
10 11 (11.22%) Nokia
10 11 (11.22%) McAfee
11 9 (9.18%) Citrix
11 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
12 6 (6.12%) BMC
12 6 (6.12%) IronPort
13 5 (5.10%) Red Hat
13 5 (5.10%) Remedy
14 4 (4.08%) BT
15 3 (3.06%) Crossbeam
15 3 (3.06%) 3Com