The table below looks at the statistics for ProxySG skills in IT contracts advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank - - 107
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.046%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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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 Scotland region.

System Software Category
Scotland
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
217 233 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Scotland 7.79% 9.43% 10.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 82 109
Average daily rate £350 £301 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +0.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £125 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 12 14
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.21% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.65 £30.30 £38.73
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £15.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.45% -11.42%

ProxySG
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ProxySG Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ProxySG across the Scotland region.

ProxySG Daily Rate Trend in Scotland

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Top 10 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) F5

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Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Security Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) F5