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 June 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 397 408 390
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 32 10 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.14% 0.043% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 1.49% 0.50% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 6 8
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£550 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.41% +30.76%
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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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
2147 2004 1742
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.17% 8.62% 7.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1448 1255 1016
Average daily rate £370 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £165 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 117 135 145
Average hourly rate £18.36 £15.63 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.47% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £13.71
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.50 £34.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -11.42%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +1 11 £525 +35.48% 1
Docklands, London - 2 £550 -
ProxySG
England

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 48 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 43 (89.58%) Firewall
3 40 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 40 (83.33%) Cisco
4 30 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (54.17%) Wireless
6 24 (50.00%) Nokia
6 24 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 24 (50.00%) Data Centre
7 21 (43.75%) LAN
7 21 (43.75%) WAN
8 18 (37.50%) CA
8 18 (37.50%) BIG-IP
9 17 (35.42%) Symantec
9 17 (35.42%) VoIP
9 17 (35.42%) Avaya
9 17 (35.42%) SAN
9 17 (35.42%) Nortel
10 16 (33.33%) Windows
10 16 (33.33%) Linux
11 15 (31.25%) VPN
12 14 (29.17%) Network Architecture
13 13 (27.08%) NetScaler
13 13 (27.08%) Oracle Linux
13 13 (27.08%) BladeLogic
13 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (27.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 13 (27.08%) Citrix
13 13 (27.08%) Solaris
13 13 (27.08%) Oracle

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 2 (4.17%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 43 (89.58%) Firewall
2 26 (54.17%) Wireless
3 24 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 21 (43.75%) LAN
4 21 (43.75%) WAN
5 18 (37.50%) BIG-IP
6 17 (35.42%) SAN
6 17 (35.42%) VoIP
7 15 (31.25%) VPN
8 13 (27.08%) NetScaler
9 10 (20.83%) SSL
10 9 (18.75%) DNS
11 8 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
12 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
12 6 (12.50%) Internet
13 5 (10.42%) IPsec
13 5 (10.42%) Ethernet
13 5 (10.42%) HTTP
13 5 (10.42%) NAS
13 5 (10.42%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.42%) MySQL
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 13 (27.08%) Finance
2 6 (12.50%) Banking
3 4 (8.33%) Retail
4 3 (6.25%) Spanish Language
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (37.50%) Architect
2 15 (31.25%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (27.08%) Network Architect
4 10 (20.83%) Network Engineer
4 10 (20.83%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (12.50%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Network Consultant
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Team Leader
7 3 (6.25%) Firewall Specialist
8 2 (4.17%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.17%) Infrastructure Team Leader
8 2 (4.17%) Administrator
9 1 (2.08%) Senior Network Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.08%) Analyst
9 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (6.25%) Replication
4 3 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
1 16 (33.33%) Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Oracle Linux
2 13 (27.08%) Solaris
2 13 (27.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (29.17%) Network Architecture
2 13 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (25.00%) Load Balancing
4 9 (18.75%) Network Design
5 6 (12.50%) TOGAF
6 5 (10.42%) Open Source
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.25%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (4.17%) Data Centre Operations
9 2 (4.17%) Security Architecture
9 2 (4.17%) Asset Management
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL
9 2 (4.17%) Migration
9 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
10 1 (2.08%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.42%) PHP
1 5 (10.42%) Python
2 3 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (16.67%) CCNP
3 6 (12.50%) CCSE
4 3 (6.25%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) CCIE
6 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.08%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.42%) XenServer
2 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
2 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (27.08%) BladeLogic
1 13 (27.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 13 (27.08%) Control-M
2 5 (10.42%) Nagios
2 5 (10.42%) Cacti
2 5 (10.42%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 40 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 40 (83.33%) Cisco
3 24 (50.00%) Nokia
4 18 (37.50%) CA
5 17 (35.42%) Avaya
5 17 (35.42%) Nortel
5 17 (35.42%) Symantec
6 13 (27.08%) Citrix
6 13 (27.08%) Oracle
7 9 (18.75%) F5
8 6 (12.50%) Juniper
9 5 (10.42%) Remedy
9 5 (10.42%) Sourcefire
9 5 (10.42%) Lancope
10 4 (8.33%) Riverbed
10 4 (8.33%) SolarWinds
11 3 (6.25%) VMware
11 3 (6.25%) CommVault
12 2 (4.17%) BMC
London
PCR
Rate: £400 - £440 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Rate: £200 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago