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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 400 430 396
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -34
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 20 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.082% 0.016% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.88% 0.19% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 3
Average daily rate
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£425 £365 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% +35.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £265 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £453 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £270 £343
% change year-on-year
+48.14% -21.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.50
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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
2271 2135 1991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.27% 8.49% 7.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1446 1319 1146
Average daily rate £388 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £207
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 151 168
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £14.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £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 19 September 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

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 30 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 29 (96.67%) CheckPoint
2 29 (96.67%) Firewall
3 20 (66.67%) SSL
4 19 (63.33%) Finance
5 16 (53.33%) Cisco
6 15 (50.00%) F5
7 13 (43.33%) Juniper
7 13 (43.33%) VPN
8 11 (36.67%) Sourcefire
8 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
8 11 (36.67%) Nokia
8 11 (36.67%) Citrix
8 11 (36.67%) NetScaler
8 11 (36.67%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (36.67%) Network Security
8 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
9 10 (33.33%) PKI
9 10 (33.33%) WAN
10 8 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (26.67%) Banking
10 8 (26.67%) Internet
10 8 (26.67%) Reverse Proxy
11 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
11 7 (23.33%) LAN
11 7 (23.33%) Project Management
12 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 5 (16.67%) HSRP

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Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.33%) Apache
1 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (3.33%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) Firewall
2 20 (66.67%) SSL
3 13 (43.33%) VPN
4 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
4 11 (36.67%) NetScaler
4 11 (36.67%) Cisco IOS
4 11 (36.67%) Network Security
5 10 (33.33%) WAN
6 8 (26.67%) Internet
6 8 (26.67%) Reverse Proxy
7 7 (23.33%) LAN
8 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (16.67%) HSRP
9 4 (13.33%) BGP
10 3 (10.00%) VRRP
10 3 (10.00%) MPLS
10 3 (10.00%) OSPF
10 3 (10.00%) DMZ
10 3 (10.00%) VLAN
10 3 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 19 (63.33%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 3 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Security Engineer
2 13 (43.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 11 (36.67%) Network Engineer
4 9 (30.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Trainer
7 3 (10.00%) Consultant
8 2 (6.67%) Security Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Network Designer
9 1 (3.33%) Junior
9 1 (3.33%) Network Consultant
9 1 (3.33%) Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Network Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Security Architect
9 1 (3.33%) Designer
9 1 (3.33%) Applications Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
9 1 (3.33%) Junior Designer
9 1 (3.33%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (33.33%) PKI
3 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.33%) iPhone
3 1 (3.33%) iPad
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) MVS
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (3.33%) Android
2 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Load Balancing
2 7 (23.33%) Project Planning
2 7 (23.33%) Project Management
3 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) Service Management
4 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.33%) Database Security
4 1 (3.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.33%) Release Management
4 1 (3.33%) Security Testing
4 1 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) CCNP
3 3 (10.00%) CCSE
4 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 1 (3.33%) CISA
5 1 (3.33%) CISM
5 1 (3.33%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (3.33%) CISSP
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.33%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) Snort
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (3.33%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (3.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.33%) XenMobile
1 1 (3.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 29 (96.67%) CheckPoint
3 16 (53.33%) Cisco
4 15 (50.00%) F5
5 13 (43.33%) Juniper
6 11 (36.67%) Sourcefire
6 11 (36.67%) Nokia
6 11 (36.67%) Citrix
7 3 (10.00%) Websense
8 2 (6.67%) McAfee
8 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
9 1 (3.33%) BT
9 1 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
9 1 (3.33%) Avaya
9 1 (3.33%) IronPort
9 1 (3.33%) Meraki
9 1 (3.33%) Infoblox
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