The first table below looks at the demand for ProxySG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 231 224 224
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 7 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.076% 0.071% 0.15%
As % of the System Software category 0.69% 0.54% 1.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 6
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£340 £400 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +19.40%
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £413 £360
% change year-on-year
-16.36% +14.58%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Average hourly rate - - £32.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.25
System Software Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1013 1115 820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 11.04% 13.17% 8.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 556 345
Average daily rate £325 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £175 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £448 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 122 153 143
Average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £18.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.42% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £11.55 £11.28
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £32.35 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £15.50 £17.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +2.94%
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ProxySG
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ProxySG Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ProxySG
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

ProxySG Daily Rate Trend in the South East

ProxySG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ProxySG across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

ProxySG Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

ProxySG
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG across the South East region.

ProxySG Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

ProxySG
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
Berkshire 0 2 - - 1
Surrey - 1 £488 -
Kent - - - -
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England

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 19 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 18 (94.74%) Firewall
3 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
4 14 (73.68%) Cisco
5 7 (36.84%) Nokia
5 7 (36.84%) Network Security
5 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (31.58%) F5
6 6 (31.58%) Juniper
7 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) SSL
7 5 (26.32%) LAN
7 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
7 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (21.05%) IronPort
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (21.05%) Finance
8 4 (21.05%) CCSA
8 4 (21.05%) CCSE
8 4 (21.05%) WAN
8 4 (21.05%) SLA
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (15.79%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) CCSP
9 3 (15.79%) SMTP
9 3 (15.79%) DHCP
9 3 (15.79%) SNMP

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 18 (94.74%) Firewall
2 7 (36.84%) Network Security
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (26.32%) NetScaler
3 5 (26.32%) LAN
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) VPN
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
4 4 (21.05%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (15.79%) BIG-IP
5 3 (15.79%) FWSM
5 3 (15.79%) SMTP
5 3 (15.79%) DHCP
5 3 (15.79%) SNMP
5 3 (15.79%) DNS
5 3 (15.79%) VoIP
6 2 (10.53%) Intranet
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Banking
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (5.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Security Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Network Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Network Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Network Support
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) IP Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Firewall Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) IT Security Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Specialist
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
2 2 (10.53%) Fault Management
2 2 (10.53%) Validation
2 2 (10.53%) Migration
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) Information Assurance
3 1 (5.26%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (21.05%) CCSA
1 4 (21.05%) CCSE
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) CCSP
2 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) CCNP
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) Snort
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 15 (78.95%) CheckPoint
3 14 (73.68%) Cisco
4 7 (36.84%) Nokia
5 6 (31.58%) Juniper
5 6 (31.58%) F5
6 5 (26.32%) Citrix
7 4 (21.05%) IronPort
8 3 (15.79%) Sourcefire
9 2 (10.53%) Crossbeam
10 1 (5.26%) McAfee
10 1 (5.26%) Websense