The first table below looks at the demand for ProxySG skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 18 April 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 London 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 406 377 358
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -19
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 6 12 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.025% 0.056% 0.23%
As % of the System Software category 0.31% 0.71% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 48
Average daily rate £425 £300 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £310 £231
% change year-on-year
+11.29% +34.05%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1922 1696 2063
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 7.94% 7.85% 7.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1040 1212
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 151 166
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.95 £32.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -6.06%
ProxySG
England

ProxySG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ProxySG Jobs Demand Trend in London

ProxySG
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ProxySG across the London region.

ProxySG Daily Rate Trend in London

ProxySG
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG across the London region.

ProxySG Hourly Rate Trend in London

ProxySG
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the London region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 3 £425 +107.31%
Brentford - - - -
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England

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 10 (90.91%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) SSL
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Network Security
4 6 (54.55%) NetScaler
5 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco
5 5 (45.45%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) VPN
6 4 (36.36%) Juniper
6 4 (36.36%) Nokia
6 4 (36.36%) F5
7 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (18.18%) Avaya
8 2 (18.18%) CCNA
8 2 (18.18%) HP
8 2 (18.18%) DNS
8 2 (18.18%) ITIL
8 2 (18.18%) Wireless
8 2 (18.18%) LAN
8 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
8 2 (18.18%) IronPort
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (9.09%) Release Management

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London 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 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) SSL
3 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) NetScaler
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) WAN
6 2 (18.18%) DNS
6 2 (18.18%) Wireless
6 2 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (9.09%) OpenLDAP
7 1 (9.09%) WAAS
7 1 (9.09%) LDAP
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) Extranet
7 1 (9.09%) MPLS
7 1 (9.09%) OSPF
7 1 (9.09%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Local Government
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Operations Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (9.09%) Security Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Security Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 1 (9.09%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Network Management
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Security
3 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (18.18%) CCNA
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Squid
1 1 (9.09%) Sendmail
1 1 (9.09%) FreeRADIUS
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 11 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Nokia
3 4 (36.36%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Avaya
5 2 (18.18%) HP
5 2 (18.18%) IronPort
6 1 (9.09%) NetScout
6 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
6 1 (9.09%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (9.09%) Nortel