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 24 October 2014 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 397 415 412
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -3
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 29 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.12% 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the System Software category 1.33% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 1
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£438 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -36.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
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
2177 2200 1912
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.83% 8.68% 7.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1355 1136
Average daily rate £390 £368 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.12% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £520 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 139 153
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.10 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.10 £30.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -2.36%

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 24 October 2014.

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 24 October 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
City of London +19 7 - -
Uxbridge - - - -
ProxySG
England

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 34 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 33 (97.06%) CheckPoint
2 33 (97.06%) Firewall
3 24 (70.59%) Cisco
4 21 (61.76%) F5
5 20 (58.82%) SSL
6 19 (55.88%) Juniper
7 18 (52.94%) VPN
8 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 17 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (50.00%) Sourcefire
9 16 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
10 15 (44.12%) Finance
11 13 (38.24%) Banking
12 12 (35.29%) PKI
12 12 (35.29%) WAN
13 11 (32.35%) Internet
13 11 (32.35%) Network Security
14 10 (29.41%) Reverse Proxy
14 10 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 10 (29.41%) LAN
15 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
15 9 (26.47%) Project Management
15 9 (26.47%) Project Planning
15 9 (26.47%) NetScaler
15 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (23.53%) HSRP
16 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
16 8 (23.53%) BGP
16 8 (23.53%) Nokia

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (2.94%) IIS
1 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.94%) Lync
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 33 (97.06%) Firewall
2 20 (58.82%) SSL
3 18 (52.94%) VPN
4 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 16 (47.06%) Cisco IOS
6 12 (35.29%) WAN
7 11 (32.35%) Internet
7 11 (32.35%) Network Security
8 10 (29.41%) LAN
8 10 (29.41%) Reverse Proxy
9 9 (26.47%) NetScaler
9 9 (26.47%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (23.53%) HSRP
10 8 (23.53%) BGP
11 7 (20.59%) OSPF
12 6 (17.65%) VLAN
12 6 (17.65%) VRRP
13 5 (14.71%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 13 (38.24%) Banking
3 5 (14.71%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (64.71%) Security Engineer
2 16 (47.06%) Senior Security Engineer
3 15 (44.12%) Network Engineer
4 12 (35.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (20.59%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Trainer
8 2 (5.88%) Consultant
8 2 (5.88%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Network Designer
9 1 (2.94%) Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Junior
9 1 (2.94%) Network Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Network Security Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Firewall Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) IT Security Officer
9 1 (2.94%) Security Designer
9 1 (2.94%) Security Officer
9 1 (2.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (35.29%) PKI
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) iPhone
3 1 (2.94%) iPad
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) MVS
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Project Planning
1 9 (26.47%) Project Management
2 8 (23.53%) Load Balancing
3 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.88%) ITIL
5 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.94%) Service Management
5 1 (2.94%) Network Design
5 1 (2.94%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Security Testing
5 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.94%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (2.94%) Database Security
5 1 (2.94%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
1 1 (2.94%) VB
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.59%) CCNP
3 6 (17.65%) CCSE
4 2 (5.88%) CCNA
4 2 (5.88%) CISSP
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (2.94%) CISA
5 1 (2.94%) CISM
5 1 (2.94%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (17.65%) Snort
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.94%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.94%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 33 (97.06%) CheckPoint
3 24 (70.59%) Cisco
4 21 (61.76%) F5
5 19 (55.88%) Juniper
6 17 (50.00%) Sourcefire
7 8 (23.53%) Citrix
7 8 (23.53%) Nokia
8 3 (8.82%) Websense
9 2 (5.88%) McAfee
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
10 1 (2.94%) HP
10 1 (2.94%) BMC
10 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.94%) Remedy
10 1 (2.94%) BT
10 1 (2.94%) Meraki