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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 380 386 385
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -1
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 23 9 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.10% 0.040% 0.050%
As % of the System Software category 1.14% 0.48% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 7 7
Average daily rate
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£525 £425 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £340 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £435 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -19.39%
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 London region.

System Software Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
2009 1862 1698
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 8.23% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1357 1184 1009
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £180 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £498 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 143 145 150
Average hourly rate £18.24 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.22% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £46.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.86 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -0.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +12 8 £525 +23.52% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
ProxySG
England

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 36 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 35 (97.22%) Firewall
3 33 (91.67%) CheckPoint
4 31 (86.11%) Cisco
5 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
6 18 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 16 (44.44%) Wireless
8 15 (41.67%) Nokia
9 14 (38.89%) SSL
10 13 (36.11%) NetScaler
11 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (33.33%) VPN
12 11 (30.56%) WAN
12 11 (30.56%) LAN
13 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
13 10 (27.78%) Juniper
13 10 (27.78%) F5
14 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
14 9 (25.00%) BIG-IP
14 9 (25.00%) CA
14 9 (25.00%) DNS
15 8 (22.22%) CCNP
15 8 (22.22%) SAN
15 8 (22.22%) Avaya
15 8 (22.22%) Nortel
15 8 (22.22%) VoIP
15 8 (22.22%) Symantec
15 8 (22.22%) Internet
15 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
16 7 (19.44%) BGP

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 35 (97.22%) Firewall
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 16 (44.44%) Wireless
4 14 (38.89%) SSL
5 13 (36.11%) NetScaler
6 12 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 12 (33.33%) VPN
7 11 (30.56%) WAN
7 11 (30.56%) LAN
8 10 (27.78%) TCP/IP
9 9 (25.00%) BIG-IP
9 9 (25.00%) DNS
10 8 (22.22%) SAN
10 8 (22.22%) VoIP
10 8 (22.22%) Internet
11 7 (19.44%) BGP
11 7 (19.44%) IPsec
11 7 (19.44%) DHCP
12 6 (16.67%) Network Security
13 4 (11.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) MySQL
General
1 7 (19.44%) Telecoms
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (8.33%) Retail
3 3 (8.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Security Engineer
2 8 (22.22%) Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Network Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (11.11%) Consultant
4 4 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Network Consultant
5 3 (8.33%) Firewall Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (8.33%) PKI
2 3 (8.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
1 6 (16.67%) Solaris
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 6 (16.67%) Network Design
2 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL
4 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 3 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
4 3 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Security Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 1 (2.78%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) Python
1 3 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 21 (58.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (22.22%) CCNP
3 6 (16.67%) CCSE
4 3 (8.33%) CCNA
5 2 (5.56%) CCIE
6 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 6 (16.67%) Control-M
1 6 (16.67%) BladeLogic
2 3 (8.33%) Nagios
2 3 (8.33%) CA Spectrum
2 3 (8.33%) Cacti
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 33 (91.67%) CheckPoint
3 31 (86.11%) Cisco
4 15 (41.67%) Nokia
5 10 (27.78%) Juniper
5 10 (27.78%) F5
6 9 (25.00%) CA
7 8 (22.22%) Avaya
7 8 (22.22%) Nortel
7 8 (22.22%) Symantec
8 7 (19.44%) Citrix
9 6 (16.67%) HP
9 6 (16.67%) Oracle
9 6 (16.67%) Remedy
10 5 (13.89%) Sourcefire
11 3 (8.33%) Microsoft
11 3 (8.33%) BMC
11 3 (8.33%) Red Hat
11 3 (8.33%) Lancope
11 3 (8.33%) Riverbed
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