The table below looks at the statistics for ProxySG skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 428 398 410
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +12
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 3 23 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.014% 0.10% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 1.12% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 16 7
Median daily rate £485 £525 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.61% +23.52%
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £375 £333
% change year-on-year
+16.66% +12.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
ProxySG
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
2314 2060 1981
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 10.68% 9.30% 8.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1653 1392 1245
Median daily rate £440 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £585 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+10.76% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 62 140 155
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +8.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £34.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £16.50 £15.63
% change year-on-year
+15.15% +5.60%

ProxySG
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the London region citing ProxySG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 14 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
3 12 (85.71%) Network Security
4 10 (71.43%) Cisco
5 9 (64.29%) WAN
6 7 (50.00%) Juniper
6 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
6 7 (50.00%) LAN
6 7 (50.00%) F5
6 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
8 5 (35.71%) JNCIS
8 5 (35.71%) JNCIP
8 5 (35.71%) ITIL
9 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
9 4 (28.57%) CCNP
9 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (28.57%) Change Management
9 4 (28.57%) Wireless
9 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
9 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
10 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
10 3 (21.43%) Law
10 3 (21.43%) CCNA
10 3 (21.43%) CCDA
10 3 (21.43%) CCDP
10 3 (21.43%) VPN
10 3 (21.43%) Internet
10 3 (21.43%) Service Management
10 3 (21.43%) EIGRP

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 12 (85.71%) Network Security
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
4 7 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (50.00%) LAN
5 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 3 (21.43%) BGP
6 3 (21.43%) EIGRP
6 3 (21.43%) Internet
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) BIG-IP
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) SAN
7 2 (14.29%) SSL
7 2 (14.29%) VLAN
8 1 (7.14%) DMVPN
8 1 (7.14%) VPLS
General
1 3 (21.43%) Law
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (57.14%) Security Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Network Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Security Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Broadcast Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) BBC
2 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Change Management
3 3 (21.43%) Service Management
4 2 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
4 2 (14.29%) High Availability
4 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
4 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) JNCIP
1 5 (35.71%) JNCIS
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (21.43%) CCDA
3 3 (21.43%) CCDP
3 3 (21.43%) CCNA
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) F5
3 7 (50.00%) Juniper
4 6 (42.86%) Fortinet
5 4 (28.57%) Palo Alto
5 4 (28.57%) Riverbed
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Motorola
7 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 1 (7.14%) BT
7 1 (7.14%) Ericsson
7 1 (7.14%) Huawei
7 1 (7.14%) Nokia
7 1 (7.14%) Nokia Networks
7 1 (7.14%) Siemens
7 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 1 (7.14%) ZTE