The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the England region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 533 520 511
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 31 28 59
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.060% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.65% 0.61% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 18 30
Average daily rate
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£345 £413 £368
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.36% +12.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £273 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £413 £360
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.25
System Software Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
4777 4627 4447
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.67% 9.96% 8.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2653 2367 2159
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 588 597 618
Average hourly rate £15.50 £19.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.75 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-12.67% +4.41%
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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 24 July 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

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 24 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
South West - 10 £450 -
South East -10 8 £340 -15.00% 1
London -1 5 £350 -2.77%
Yorkshire +3 1 - -
North West - - - -
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 53 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 48 (90.57%) Firewall
3 35 (66.04%) CheckPoint
4 33 (62.26%) Cisco
5 25 (47.17%) F5
6 23 (43.40%) Juniper
6 23 (43.40%) Network Security
7 15 (28.30%) SSL
8 14 (26.42%) Nokia
8 14 (26.42%) IronPort
8 14 (26.42%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (24.53%) McAfee
9 13 (24.53%) VPN
10 12 (22.64%) Citrix
10 12 (22.64%) WAN
10 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing
10 12 (22.64%) Finance
10 12 (22.64%) NetScaler
11 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (18.87%) LAN
12 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
12 10 (18.87%) Sourcefire
13 9 (16.98%) CCNP
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco PIX
14 8 (15.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 8 (15.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
14 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
15 7 (13.21%) Cisco IOS

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1 (1.89%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (1.89%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 48 (90.57%) Firewall
2 23 (43.40%) Network Security
3 15 (28.30%) SSL
4 14 (26.42%) Cisco ASA
5 13 (24.53%) VPN
6 12 (22.64%) WAN
6 12 (22.64%) NetScaler
7 10 (18.87%) LAN
7 10 (18.87%) TCP/IP
8 9 (16.98%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (16.98%) Cisco PIX
9 8 (15.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 8 (15.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 7 (13.21%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (11.32%) VLAN
11 6 (11.32%) BGP
12 5 (9.43%) BIG-IP
13 4 (7.55%) SMTP
13 4 (7.55%) DNS
13 4 (7.55%) NetScreen
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 6 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.66%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.89%) Retail
4 1 (1.89%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (33.96%) Network Engineer
2 17 (32.08%) Security Engineer
3 14 (26.42%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Security Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 6 (11.32%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Design Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Implementation Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Technical Implementation Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Designer
7 3 (5.66%) Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.66%) Security Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Security Specialist
8 2 (3.77%) Network Support
8 2 (3.77%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Web 2.0
1 2 (3.77%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.64%) Load Balancing
2 5 (9.43%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Migration
3 4 (7.55%) Change Control
4 3 (5.66%) Security Architecture
4 3 (5.66%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (3.77%) Validation
5 2 (3.77%) Network Design
5 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.77%) Fault Management
5 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (1.89%) Database Security
6 1 (1.89%) Capacity Management
6 1 (1.89%) Information Assurance
6 1 (1.89%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.89%) SIEM
6 1 (1.89%) Service Management
6 1 (1.89%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) C
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.98%) CCNP
3 8 (15.09%) Security Cleared
3 8 (15.09%) SC Cleared
4 5 (9.43%) CCSE
5 4 (7.55%) CCSA
6 3 (5.66%) CISSP
6 3 (5.66%) CCSP
7 1 (1.89%) CISA
7 1 (1.89%) CISM
7 1 (1.89%) CCNA
7 1 (1.89%) Degree
7 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.89%) TickIT
3 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Snort
2 1 (1.89%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (1.89%) Sendmail
2 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) FortiGate
1 1 (1.89%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 53 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 35 (66.04%) CheckPoint
3 33 (62.26%) Cisco
4 25 (47.17%) F5
5 23 (43.40%) Juniper
6 14 (26.42%) Nokia
6 14 (26.42%) IronPort
7 13 (24.53%) McAfee
8 12 (22.64%) Citrix
9 10 (18.87%) Sourcefire
10 4 (7.55%) BT
11 3 (5.66%) Websense
11 3 (5.66%) Avaya
12 2 (3.77%) VMware
12 2 (3.77%) SonicWALL
12 2 (3.77%) Crossbeam
12 2 (3.77%) Fortinet
12 2 (3.77%) Nortel
12 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
13 1 (1.89%) Infoblox