The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 372 403 404
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +1
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 35 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.15% 0.021% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 1.60% 0.24% 0.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 3 7
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£550 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+57.14% -2.77%
UK excluding London average daily rate £323 £345 £413
% change year-on-year
-6.37% -16.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in contract jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2183 2085 1933
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.26% 8.84% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1304 1155
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £170 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 116 143 160
Average hourly rate £17.99 £17.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.82% -12.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £34.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -13.88%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ProxySG across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

ProxySG Daily Rate Histogram 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 28 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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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
City of London -1 10 £525 +55.55%
Croydon - 2 - -
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
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England

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 51 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 46 (90.20%) Firewall
3 43 (84.31%) CheckPoint
3 43 (84.31%) Cisco
4 31 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (56.86%) Wireless
6 26 (50.98%) WAN
7 24 (47.06%) LAN
7 24 (47.06%) Nokia
8 23 (45.10%) Data Centre
9 22 (43.14%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (39.22%) BIG-IP
11 19 (37.25%) SAN
11 19 (37.25%) VPN
12 18 (35.29%) CA
13 17 (33.33%) Symantec
13 17 (33.33%) Avaya
13 17 (33.33%) Nortel
13 17 (33.33%) VoIP
14 16 (31.37%) Windows
14 16 (31.37%) Linux
14 16 (31.37%) Finance
15 15 (29.41%) Citrix
16 14 (27.45%) SSL
16 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
16 14 (27.45%) Network Architecture
17 13 (25.49%) Oracle Linux
17 13 (25.49%) NetScaler
17 13 (25.49%) BladeLogic
17 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 46 (90.20%) Firewall
2 29 (56.86%) Wireless
3 26 (50.98%) WAN
4 24 (47.06%) LAN
5 22 (43.14%) Cisco Nexus
6 20 (39.22%) BIG-IP
7 19 (37.25%) VPN
7 19 (37.25%) SAN
8 17 (33.33%) VoIP
9 14 (27.45%) SSL
10 13 (25.49%) DNS
10 13 (25.49%) NetScaler
11 11 (21.57%) Network Security
12 9 (17.65%) Internet
13 7 (13.73%) BGP
14 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
14 6 (11.76%) DHCP
14 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
15 5 (9.80%) NAS
15 5 (9.80%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.80%) MySQL
1 5 (9.80%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Banking
3 4 (7.84%) Retail
4 3 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Architect
2 15 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (25.49%) Network Architect
4 10 (19.61%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 8 (15.69%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Consultant
7 2 (3.92%) Analyst
7 2 (3.92%) Administrator
7 2 (3.92%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (3.92%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (1.96%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (45.10%) Data Centre
2 7 (13.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.88%) Replication
4 3 (5.88%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (31.37%) Windows
1 16 (31.37%) Linux
2 13 (25.49%) Oracle Linux
2 13 (25.49%) Solaris
2 13 (25.49%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) Load Balancing
1 14 (27.45%) Network Architecture
2 13 (25.49%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (17.65%) Network Design
4 6 (11.76%) TOGAF
5 5 (9.80%) Open Source
6 4 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (7.84%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (5.88%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.88%) ITIL
8 2 (3.92%) Security Architecture
8 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Analysis
8 2 (3.92%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (1.96%) Project Management
9 1 (1.96%) Migration
9 1 (1.96%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.80%) PHP
1 5 (9.80%) Python
2 3 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (60.78%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.57%) CCNP
3 4 (7.84%) CCIE
3 4 (7.84%) CCSE
4 3 (5.88%) CCNA
5 2 (3.92%) CCDA
6 1 (1.96%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.96%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (9.80%) XenServer
2 3 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (25.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 13 (25.49%) Control-M
1 13 (25.49%) BladeLogic
2 5 (9.80%) Cacti
2 5 (9.80%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (9.80%) Nagios
3 1 (1.96%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.96%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 43 (84.31%) CheckPoint
2 43 (84.31%) Cisco
3 24 (47.06%) Nokia
4 18 (35.29%) CA
5 17 (33.33%) Avaya
5 17 (33.33%) Nortel
5 17 (33.33%) Symantec
6 15 (29.41%) Citrix
7 13 (25.49%) Oracle
8 11 (21.57%) F5
9 8 (15.69%) Juniper
10 7 (13.73%) Sourcefire
11 5 (9.80%) Lancope
11 5 (9.80%) Riverbed
12 3 (5.88%) SolarWinds
12 3 (5.88%) Fortinet
12 3 (5.88%) VMware
12 3 (5.88%) CommVault
13 2 (3.92%) Microsoft