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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 548 525 521
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -4
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 38 30 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.075% 0.063% 0.076%
As % of the System Software category 0.74% 0.64% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 19 21
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£525 £350 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -15.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £413
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -10.30%
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
5154 4712 4426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 10.17% 9.84% 9.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2982 2593 2204
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £170 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 539 577 599
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% -16.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.25 £29.80 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -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

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 3 July 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 3 July 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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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
London +14 33 £550 +41.93% 1
East of England - 3 £375 -
South East -20 1 - -
North West - 1 £288 -
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 61 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 54 (88.52%) Firewall
3 52 (85.25%) Cisco
4 49 (80.33%) CheckPoint
5 35 (57.38%) Cisco Certification
6 30 (49.18%) Wireless
7 28 (45.90%) Cisco Nexus
7 28 (45.90%) Data Centre
8 25 (40.98%) WAN
9 24 (39.34%) LAN
9 24 (39.34%) Nokia
10 21 (34.43%) Symantec
10 21 (34.43%) Windows
10 21 (34.43%) BIG-IP
11 19 (31.15%) VPN
11 19 (31.15%) CA
12 18 (29.51%) SAN
12 18 (29.51%) Finance
13 17 (27.87%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (27.87%) Avaya
13 17 (27.87%) Nortel
13 17 (27.87%) Oracle
13 17 (27.87%) VoIP
13 17 (27.87%) F5
14 16 (26.23%) Linux
15 15 (24.59%) Citrix
16 14 (22.95%) SSL
16 14 (22.95%) Network Architecture
16 14 (22.95%) NetScaler
17 13 (21.31%) Oracle Linux

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Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (6.56%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 54 (88.52%) Firewall
2 30 (49.18%) Wireless
3 28 (45.90%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (40.98%) WAN
5 24 (39.34%) LAN
6 21 (34.43%) BIG-IP
7 19 (31.15%) VPN
8 18 (29.51%) SAN
9 17 (27.87%) VoIP
9 17 (27.87%) Cisco ASA
10 14 (22.95%) SSL
10 14 (22.95%) NetScaler
11 12 (19.67%) DNS
12 10 (16.39%) Internet
13 9 (14.75%) TCP/IP
14 8 (13.11%) BGP
14 8 (13.11%) Network Security
15 7 (11.48%) HTTP
16 5 (8.20%) DHCP
16 5 (8.20%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MySQL
1 5 (8.20%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) EDMS
General
1 18 (29.51%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
4 5 (8.20%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.56%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.28%) Billing
7 1 (1.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (29.51%) Architect
2 15 (24.59%) Infrastructure Architect
3 14 (22.95%) Network Engineer
4 13 (21.31%) Network Architect
5 10 (16.39%) Security Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Network Infrastructure Architect
6 7 (11.48%) Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Security Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (4.92%) Firewall Specialist
8 3 (4.92%) Network Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Team Leader
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Administrator
9 2 (3.28%) Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Data Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Firewall Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Infrastructure Team Leader
9 2 (3.28%) IP Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.39%) Middleware
2 3 (4.92%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.90%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 7 (11.48%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.56%) PKI
5 3 (4.92%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows
2 16 (26.23%) Linux
3 13 (21.31%) Oracle Linux
3 13 (21.31%) Solaris
3 13 (21.31%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) Network Architecture
2 13 (21.31%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (19.67%) Load Balancing
3 12 (19.67%) Network Design
4 6 (9.84%) TOGAF
5 5 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.20%) Open Source
6 4 (6.56%) Project Planning
7 3 (4.92%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (4.92%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (4.92%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) DDoS Mitigation
8 2 (3.28%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.28%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (3.28%) Deep Packet Inspection
8 2 (3.28%) Network Management
8 2 (3.28%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.28%) Performance Management
8 2 (3.28%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.28%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.11%) Python
2 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
3 5 (8.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 35 (57.38%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (16.39%) CCNP
3 8 (13.11%) CCSE
4 6 (9.84%) CCNA
5 3 (4.92%) CCSA
6 2 (3.28%) CISSP
6 2 (3.28%) CCIE
7 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.20%) Active Directory
1 5 (8.20%) XenServer
2 3 (4.92%) XenDesktop
2 3 (4.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 13 (21.31%) Control-M
1 13 (21.31%) BladeLogic
2 6 (9.84%) CA Spectrum
3 5 (8.20%) Cacti
3 5 (8.20%) Nagios
4 2 (3.28%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.64%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 61 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 52 (85.25%) Cisco
3 49 (80.33%) CheckPoint
4 24 (39.34%) Nokia
5 21 (34.43%) Symantec
6 19 (31.15%) CA
7 17 (27.87%) Avaya
7 17 (27.87%) Nortel
7 17 (27.87%) F5
7 17 (27.87%) Oracle
8 15 (24.59%) Citrix
9 10 (16.39%) Juniper
10 7 (11.48%) Sourcefire
11 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
11 5 (8.20%) Lancope
12 4 (6.56%) Riverbed
12 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds
12 4 (6.56%) HP
12 4 (6.56%) Remedy
12 4 (6.56%) Sophos
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