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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 388 400 378
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 15 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.067% 0.025% 0.056%
As % of the System Software category 0.78% 0.31% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 4 7
Average daily rate
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£450 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £425 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £443 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £455 £345 £310
% change year-on-year
+31.88% +11.29%
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
1929 1933 1726
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.63% 8.01% 7.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 1290 1174 1055
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £190 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £543 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £318 £314
% change year-on-year
+7.08% +1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 127 148 155
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £27.50 £33.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +6.45%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
City of London +24 8 £438 +2.94%
ProxySG
England

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 33 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 32 (96.97%) Firewall
3 30 (90.91%) CheckPoint
4 29 (87.88%) Cisco
5 18 (54.55%) SSL
6 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (45.45%) Juniper
7 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
7 15 (45.45%) F5
8 14 (42.42%) VPN
9 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
10 12 (36.36%) CCNP
10 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
10 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (33.33%) NetScaler
11 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (30.30%) DNS
13 9 (27.27%) HP
13 9 (27.27%) Internet
13 9 (27.27%) BGP
13 9 (27.27%) IPsec
13 9 (27.27%) Network Security
14 8 (24.24%) CCSE
14 8 (24.24%) Sourcefire
14 8 (24.24%) OSPF
14 8 (24.24%) Remedy
14 8 (24.24%) Wireless
14 8 (24.24%) WAN
14 8 (24.24%) DHCP
15 7 (21.21%) Kerberos

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 32 (96.97%) Firewall
2 18 (54.55%) SSL
3 15 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (42.42%) VPN
5 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
6 12 (36.36%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (33.33%) NetScaler
8 10 (30.30%) DNS
9 9 (27.27%) Internet
9 9 (27.27%) BGP
9 9 (27.27%) Network Security
9 9 (27.27%) IPsec
10 8 (24.24%) OSPF
10 8 (24.24%) Wireless
10 8 (24.24%) WAN
10 8 (24.24%) DHCP
11 7 (21.21%) Kerberos
11 7 (21.21%) NetScreen
11 7 (21.21%) Wireshark
11 7 (21.21%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 12 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 7 (21.21%) Banking
3 6 (18.18%) Finance
4 3 (9.09%) Spanish Language
5 1 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Security Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (15.15%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 4 (12.12%) Senior Security Engineer
5 4 (12.12%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (9.09%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) Network Consultant
6 3 (9.09%) Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (6.06%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (3.03%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Network Design
1 7 (21.21%) Kalman Filter
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL V3
2 6 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 6 (18.18%) ITIL
3 5 (15.15%) Incident Management
3 5 (15.15%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.06%) Time Management
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architecture
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) Python
2 1 (3.03%) PHP
Qualifications
1 17 (51.52%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNP
3 8 (24.24%) CCSE
4 3 (9.09%) CCNA
5 2 (6.06%) CISSP
5 2 (6.06%) CCSA
5 2 (6.06%) CCIE
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.03%) Snort
2 1 (3.03%) XenServer
2 1 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Nagios
1 1 (3.03%) Cacti
1 1 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 33 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 30 (90.91%) CheckPoint
3 29 (87.88%) Cisco
4 15 (45.45%) Juniper
4 15 (45.45%) F5
5 9 (27.27%) HP
6 8 (24.24%) Remedy
6 8 (24.24%) Sourcefire
7 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 6 (18.18%) Nokia
9 5 (15.15%) Red Hat
9 5 (15.15%) Riverbed
9 5 (15.15%) BMC
10 4 (12.12%) Citrix
11 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
12 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
12 2 (6.06%) Mitel
13 1 (3.03%) VMware
13 1 (3.03%) CA
13 1 (3.03%) NetApp
North London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: market rates
Posted: 5 days ago