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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 559 556 487
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -69
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 24 19 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.039% 0.068%
As % of the System Software category 0.49% 0.42% 0.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 12 17
Average daily rate
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£450 £348 £348
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.49% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £301 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £635 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £345 £320
% change year-on-year
+44.92% +7.81%
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
4925 4565 4088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.75% 9.26% 9.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 2733 2326 1994
Average daily rate £375 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £170 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £315 £313
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 598 547 633
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.93 £11.00 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.43 £35.00 £33.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.25 £16.00 £15.75
% change year-on-year
-4.68% +1.58%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 +20 16 £450 +5.88%
South East -30 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 £430 -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 54 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 50 (92.59%) Firewall
3 48 (88.89%) Cisco
4 46 (85.19%) CheckPoint
5 29 (53.70%) F5
6 26 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (42.59%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (38.89%) Juniper
8 21 (38.89%) SSL
8 21 (38.89%) VPN
9 19 (35.19%) CCNP
9 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
10 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 17 (31.48%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (27.78%) Wireless
13 15 (27.78%) BGP
14 14 (25.93%) OSPF
14 14 (25.93%) WAN
14 14 (25.93%) CCSE
15 13 (24.07%) Network Security
15 13 (24.07%) LAN
15 13 (24.07%) HP
16 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
16 12 (22.22%) Sourcefire
16 12 (22.22%) Banking
17 11 (20.37%) Finance
17 11 (20.37%) DNS
17 11 (20.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 10 (18.52%) Kalman Filter

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 50 (92.59%) Firewall
2 23 (42.59%) Cisco ASA
3 21 (38.89%) SSL
3 21 (38.89%) VPN
4 18 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 17 (31.48%) Cisco Nexus
6 15 (27.78%) Wireless
6 15 (27.78%) BGP
7 14 (25.93%) OSPF
7 14 (25.93%) WAN
8 13 (24.07%) Network Security
8 13 (24.07%) LAN
9 11 (20.37%) DNS
9 11 (20.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 10 (18.52%) NetScaler
10 10 (18.52%) Internet
11 9 (16.67%) IPsec
11 9 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
11 9 (16.67%) Wireshark
12 8 (14.81%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) EDMS
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
General
1 19 (35.19%) Telecoms
2 12 (22.22%) Banking
3 11 (20.37%) Finance
4 5 (9.26%) Spanish Language
5 2 (3.70%) Retail
6 1 (1.85%) Billing
6 1 (1.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 26 (48.15%) Network Engineer
2 17 (31.48%) Security Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Senior Security Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Network Security Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Consultant
5 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Firewall Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Data Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (3.70%) Network Support
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.56%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.26%) PKI
3 2 (3.70%) e-Health
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.96%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
2 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
1 10 (18.52%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL V3
2 7 (12.96%) ITIL
2 7 (12.96%) Incident Management
2 7 (12.96%) Network Design
3 6 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 5 (9.26%) Project Planning
5 4 (7.41%) Network Management
6 3 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
7 2 (3.70%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.70%) Time Management
7 2 (3.70%) Performance Management
7 2 (3.70%) Migration
7 2 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.70%) Asset Management
7 2 (3.70%) Project Management
7 2 (3.70%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.41%) Python
2 3 (5.56%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.70%) SQL
4 1 (1.85%) C
4 1 (1.85%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (35.19%) CCNP
3 14 (25.93%) CCSE
4 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
4 5 (9.26%) CCNA
4 5 (9.26%) CCSA
5 4 (7.41%) CISSP
5 4 (7.41%) CCIE
5 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.85%) CCSP
6 1 (1.85%) CCIP
6 1 (1.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Snort
3 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.85%) vSphere
3 1 (1.85%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (5.56%) FortiGate
1 3 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (1.85%) Cacti
2 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 48 (88.89%) Cisco
3 46 (85.19%) CheckPoint
4 29 (53.70%) F5
5 21 (38.89%) Juniper
6 13 (24.07%) HP
7 12 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 12 (22.22%) Sourcefire
8 9 (16.67%) Remedy
9 7 (12.96%) BMC
10 6 (11.11%) Red Hat
11 5 (9.26%) SolarWinds
11 5 (9.26%) Nokia
12 4 (7.41%) Citrix
12 4 (7.41%) Sophos
12 4 (7.41%) Symantec
12 4 (7.41%) Oracle
12 4 (7.41%) Riverbed
13 3 (5.56%) Splunk
13 3 (5.56%) Lumension
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