The table below looks at the statistics for ProxySG skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 136 - 126
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 12 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 0.36% - 0.33%
As % of the System Software category 3.38% - 3.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 8
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£400 - £358
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 - £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 - £360
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 South West region.

System Software Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
355 191 269
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 10.67% 8.54% 8.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 105 133
Average daily rate £325 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £223 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £315 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 28 29
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.50 £11.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £27.25 £25.00
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 the South West

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

ProxySG Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ProxySG
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

ProxySG Daily Rate Trend in the South West

ProxySG
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ProxySG across the South West region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

ProxySG Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 19 September 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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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 17 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 17 (100.00%) F5
2 16 (94.12%) Juniper
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
3 15 (88.24%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) Network Security
4 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 8 (47.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (47.06%) McAfee
6 6 (35.29%) BGP
6 6 (35.29%) MPLS
6 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
6 6 (35.29%) VPN
6 6 (35.29%) SSL
6 6 (35.29%) LAN
6 6 (35.29%) WAN
6 6 (35.29%) CCNP
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (35.29%) IronPort
6 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
6 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
6 6 (35.29%) VLAN
6 6 (35.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
7 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
7 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
7 5 (29.41%) ITIL
7 5 (29.41%) Telecoms

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 9 (52.94%) Network Security
2 9 (52.94%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 8 (47.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (35.29%) BGP
4 6 (35.29%) MPLS
4 6 (35.29%) EIGRP
4 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 6 (35.29%) SSL
4 6 (35.29%) LAN
4 6 (35.29%) WAN
4 6 (35.29%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (35.29%) BIG-IP
4 6 (35.29%) VLAN
5 4 (23.53%) NetScreen
6 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (11.76%) Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) DSL
6 2 (11.76%) ATM
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Team Leader
1 5 (29.41%) Team Leader
1 5 (29.41%) Designer
2 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Security Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Design Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Operations Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Architect
3 3 (17.65%) Network Designer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Network Operations Team Leader
4 2 (11.76%) Network Supervisor
4 2 (11.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Designer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior Architect
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (29.41%) Mentoring
2 5 (29.41%) Problem Management
2 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Change Control
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Security Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Risk Assessment
3 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) CCNP
1 6 (35.29%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (5.88%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 17 (100.00%) F5
2 16 (94.12%) Juniper
3 15 (88.24%) Cisco
4 8 (47.06%) McAfee
5 6 (35.29%) IronPort
6 4 (23.53%) Sourcefire
7 2 (11.76%) NetQoS
8 1 (5.88%) BMC
8 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
8 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) Remedy
8 1 (5.88%) BT