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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 393 414 366
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -48
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 20 5 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.089% 0.021% 0.081%
As % of the System Software category 1.03% 0.23% 0.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 3 14
Average daily rate
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£415 £300 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+38.33% -20.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £240 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £400 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £425 £310
% change year-on-year
-12.35% +37.09%
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
1942 2159 1728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 8.60% 9.07% 8.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 1270 1358 997
Average daily rate £375 £380 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% +5.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 118 214
Average hourly rate £15.00 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £24.00 £41.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.80 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+4.43% -9.71%

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 29 December 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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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 £410 -3.52%
Uxbridge - - - -
ProxySG
England

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 42 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 41 (97.62%) Firewall
3 39 (92.86%) CheckPoint
4 35 (83.33%) Cisco
5 25 (59.52%) Juniper
5 25 (59.52%) SSL
5 25 (59.52%) F5
6 22 (52.38%) TCP/IP
7 18 (42.86%) VPN
7 18 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (40.48%) Sourcefire
8 17 (40.48%) Network Security
8 17 (40.48%) Internet
9 15 (35.71%) Finance
10 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 14 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
10 14 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (30.95%) NetScaler
11 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 12 (28.57%) PKI
12 12 (28.57%) CCNP
12 12 (28.57%) WAN
12 12 (28.57%) Banking
12 12 (28.57%) BGP
13 11 (26.19%) OSPF
13 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
14 10 (23.81%) LAN
14 10 (23.81%) Reverse Proxy
15 9 (21.43%) Project Planning
15 9 (21.43%) Wireshark

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 3 (7.14%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.38%) Lync
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.52%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 41 (97.62%) Firewall
2 25 (59.52%) SSL
3 22 (52.38%) TCP/IP
4 18 (42.86%) VPN
5 17 (40.48%) Internet
5 17 (40.48%) Network Security
6 14 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
7 13 (30.95%) NetScaler
7 13 (30.95%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (28.57%) BGP
8 12 (28.57%) WAN
9 11 (26.19%) OSPF
10 10 (23.81%) LAN
10 10 (23.81%) Reverse Proxy
11 9 (21.43%) Wireshark
11 9 (21.43%) IPsec
12 8 (19.05%) NetScreen
12 8 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (19.05%) DHCP
General
1 15 (35.71%) Finance
2 12 (28.57%) Banking
3 11 (26.19%) Telecoms
4 5 (11.90%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Network Engineer
1 25 (59.52%) Security Engineer
2 15 (35.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 14 (33.33%) Senior Security Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 3 (7.14%) Trainer
7 1 (2.38%) Junior
7 1 (2.38%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Security Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.38%) Network Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (2.38%) Security Designer
7 1 (2.38%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.38%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (28.57%) PKI
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) iPhone
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) MVS
2 1 (2.38%) Android
2 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (21.43%) Project Management
1 9 (21.43%) Project Planning
2 8 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (16.67%) Network Design
4 6 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL
5 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.52%) Incident Management
6 4 (9.52%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (4.76%) Time Management
8 1 (2.38%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) VB
2 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (28.57%) CCNP
3 9 (21.43%) CCSE
4 3 (7.14%) CISSP
4 3 (7.14%) CCSA
5 2 (4.76%) Degree
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) Snort
2 3 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (2.38%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 39 (92.86%) CheckPoint
3 35 (83.33%) Cisco
4 25 (59.52%) Juniper
4 25 (59.52%) F5
5 17 (40.48%) Sourcefire
6 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 7 (16.67%) HP
7 6 (14.29%) Citrix
8 5 (11.90%) Nokia
9 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (9.52%) BMC
9 4 (9.52%) Remedy
10 2 (4.76%) Websense
10 2 (4.76%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.38%) Meraki
11 1 (2.38%) BT
11 1 (2.38%) VMware
11 1 (2.38%) McAfee
11 1 (2.38%) NetApp