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 September 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 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 555 534 558
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +24
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 45 54 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.11% 0.029%
As % of the System Software category 0.84% 1.07% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 9
Average daily rate
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£450 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £288 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £400 £413
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -3.03%
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
5337 5025 4772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 9.91% 9.82% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 3089 2827 2499
Average daily rate £365 £325 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.30% -4.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 549 607 573
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.01% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £31.50 £33.79
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

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

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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 1 September 2015.

ProxySG Daily Rate Histogram in England

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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 1 September 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 +10 25 £525 +23.52% 1
South East -22 14 £350 -6.66% 1
South West -13 6 £450 -
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 78 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 71 (91.03%) Firewall
3 70 (89.74%) Cisco
4 63 (80.77%) CheckPoint
5 49 (62.82%) Cisco Certification
6 40 (51.28%) Cisco Nexus
7 39 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 39 (50.00%) WAN
8 38 (48.72%) Nokia
9 35 (44.87%) F5
10 34 (43.59%) VPN
11 30 (38.46%) Juniper
11 30 (38.46%) Network Security
12 29 (37.18%) CCNP
13 28 (35.90%) SSL
13 28 (35.90%) Load Balancing
14 26 (33.33%) Wireless
15 25 (32.05%) LAN
16 22 (28.21%) BIG-IP
17 20 (25.64%) Finance
18 19 (24.36%) CCSE
18 19 (24.36%) SAN
19 18 (23.08%) Symantec
19 18 (23.08%) McAfee
19 18 (23.08%) CA
19 18 (23.08%) Windows
19 18 (23.08%) CCNA
19 18 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
19 18 (23.08%) NX-OS
20 17 (21.79%) VoIP

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 71 (91.03%) Firewall
2 40 (51.28%) Cisco Nexus
3 39 (50.00%) WAN
4 34 (43.59%) VPN
5 30 (38.46%) Network Security
6 28 (35.90%) SSL
7 26 (33.33%) Wireless
8 25 (32.05%) LAN
9 22 (28.21%) BIG-IP
10 19 (24.36%) SAN
11 18 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (23.08%) NX-OS
12 17 (21.79%) VoIP
13 16 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (19.23%) NetScaler
15 14 (17.95%) DNS
16 13 (16.67%) Internet
17 10 (12.82%) BGP
18 9 (11.54%) TCP/IP
18 9 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.41%) MySQL
1 5 (6.41%) Oracle Exadata
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) EDMS
General
1 20 (25.64%) Finance
2 16 (20.51%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.69%) Retail
4 4 (5.13%) Spanish Language
5 3 (3.85%) Banking
6 2 (2.56%) Billing
6 2 (2.56%) Publishing
7 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.28%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (37.18%) Network Engineer
2 19 (24.36%) Architect
3 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Architect
4 14 (17.95%) Security Engineer
4 14 (17.95%) Network Architect
5 10 (12.82%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (10.26%) Consultant
7 6 (7.69%) Data Centre Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (5.13%) Senior Security Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Firewall Specialist
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
10 2 (2.56%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.56%) Administrator
10 2 (2.56%) Network Analyst
10 2 (2.56%) Network Team Leader
10 2 (2.56%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.82%) Middleware
2 1 (1.28%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 39 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.13%) PKI
3 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Windows
2 16 (20.51%) Linux
3 13 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
3 13 (16.67%) Solaris
3 13 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.90%) Load Balancing
2 16 (20.51%) ITIL
3 14 (17.95%) Network Architecture
4 13 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 13 (16.67%) Network Design
5 11 (14.10%) Strategic Planning
5 11 (14.10%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (7.69%) TOGAF
7 5 (6.41%) Open Source
8 4 (5.13%) DDoS Mitigation
8 4 (5.13%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.85%) WAN Optimisation
9 3 (3.85%) Change Management
10 2 (2.56%) CRM
10 2 (2.56%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.56%) Performance Management
10 2 (2.56%) Deep Packet Inspection
11 1 (1.28%) Mobile Device Management
11 1 (1.28%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.69%) Python
2 5 (6.41%) PHP
3 4 (5.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (62.82%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (37.18%) CCNP
3 19 (24.36%) CCSE
4 18 (23.08%) CCNA
5 16 (20.51%) CCSA
6 15 (19.23%) CISSP
7 13 (16.67%) CCSP
8 12 (15.38%) CCDP
9 2 (2.56%) CCIE
9 2 (2.56%) CCDA
10 1 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.28%) Degree
10 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (14.10%) HIPAA
3 2 (2.56%) SLA
3 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) XenServer
2 3 (3.85%) XenDesktop
2 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 13 (16.67%) Control-M
1 13 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 5 (6.41%) Cacti
2 5 (6.41%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (6.41%) Nagios
3 2 (2.56%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.28%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.28%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 78 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 70 (89.74%) Cisco
3 63 (80.77%) CheckPoint
4 38 (48.72%) Nokia
5 35 (44.87%) F5
6 30 (38.46%) Juniper
7 18 (23.08%) CA
7 18 (23.08%) Symantec
7 18 (23.08%) McAfee
8 17 (21.79%) Nortel
8 17 (21.79%) Citrix
8 17 (21.79%) Avaya
9 16 (20.51%) Fortinet
10 14 (17.95%) Oracle
11 13 (16.67%) TippingPoint
11 13 (16.67%) Tufin
12 6 (7.69%) Sourcefire
13 5 (6.41%) Lancope
14 4 (5.13%) Riverbed
15 3 (3.85%) VMware