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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 405 402 424
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 19 14 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.058% 0.028%
As % of the System Software category 0.89% 0.64% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 4 4
Average daily rate
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£475 £413 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.15% -1.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £348 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £453 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £413 £413
% change year-on-year
-15.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
2145 2202 2150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 9.06% 9.09% 8.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1428 1398 1305
Average daily rate £398 £380 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.60% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 149 156
Average hourly rate £17.80 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.70% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.95 £11.00 £13.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £45.00 £28.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

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 3 September 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 3 September 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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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 3 £475 - 1
Croydon -19 2 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
ProxySG
England

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 50 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 45 (90.00%) Firewall
3 42 (84.00%) CheckPoint
3 42 (84.00%) Cisco
4 30 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (50.00%) WAN
5 25 (50.00%) Wireless
6 23 (46.00%) Nokia
6 23 (46.00%) LAN
7 22 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 22 (44.00%) Data Centre
8 20 (40.00%) BIG-IP
8 20 (40.00%) VPN
9 19 (38.00%) SAN
10 18 (36.00%) CA
11 17 (34.00%) Finance
11 17 (34.00%) Symantec
11 17 (34.00%) Avaya
11 17 (34.00%) Nortel
11 17 (34.00%) VoIP
12 16 (32.00%) Windows
12 16 (32.00%) Linux
12 16 (32.00%) Citrix
13 15 (30.00%) Load Balancing
14 14 (28.00%) NetScaler
14 14 (28.00%) Network Architecture
15 13 (26.00%) Oracle Linux
15 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (26.00%) BladeLogic
15 13 (26.00%) Control-M

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 45 (90.00%) Firewall
2 25 (50.00%) Wireless
2 25 (50.00%) WAN
3 23 (46.00%) LAN
4 22 (44.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (40.00%) BIG-IP
5 20 (40.00%) VPN
6 19 (38.00%) SAN
7 17 (34.00%) VoIP
8 14 (28.00%) NetScaler
9 13 (26.00%) SSL
10 12 (24.00%) DNS
11 11 (22.00%) Network Security
12 10 (20.00%) Internet
13 7 (14.00%) BGP
13 7 (14.00%) DHCP
14 6 (12.00%) Ethernet
14 6 (12.00%) IPsec
14 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
15 5 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) MySQL
1 5 (10.00%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 17 (34.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 3 (6.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Network Engineer
1 18 (36.00%) Architect
2 15 (30.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 13 (26.00%) Network Architect
4 10 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 10 (20.00%) Network Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Administrator
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Consultant
8 1 (2.00%) Network Analyst
8 1 (2.00%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (2.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (44.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (14.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (6.00%) Replication
3 3 (6.00%) PKI
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
1 16 (32.00%) Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Oracle Linux
2 13 (26.00%) Solaris
2 13 (26.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 14 (28.00%) Network Architecture
3 13 (26.00%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (18.00%) Network Design
5 6 (12.00%) TOGAF
6 5 (10.00%) Open Source
7 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (6.00%) ITIL
8 3 (6.00%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.00%) WAN Optimisation
9 2 (4.00%) DDoS Mitigation
10 1 (2.00%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.00%) Project Management
10 1 (2.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) PHP
1 5 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (6.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (26.00%) CCNP
3 4 (8.00%) CCSE
4 2 (4.00%) CCIE
4 2 (4.00%) CCNA
4 2 (4.00%) CCDA
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
1 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) XenServer
2 3 (6.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 13 (26.00%) Control-M
1 13 (26.00%) BladeLogic
2 5 (10.00%) Cacti
2 5 (10.00%) CA Spectrum
2 5 (10.00%) Nagios
3 1 (2.00%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (2.00%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 50 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 42 (84.00%) CheckPoint
2 42 (84.00%) Cisco
3 23 (46.00%) Nokia
4 18 (36.00%) CA
5 17 (34.00%) Avaya
5 17 (34.00%) Nortel
5 17 (34.00%) Symantec
6 16 (32.00%) Citrix
7 13 (26.00%) Oracle
8 11 (22.00%) F5
9 6 (12.00%) Juniper
10 5 (10.00%) Sourcefire
10 5 (10.00%) Lancope
11 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
12 3 (6.00%) VMware
12 3 (6.00%) CommVault
13 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
13 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
13 2 (4.00%) FireEye