The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Proofpoint products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Proofpoint over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Proofpoint, Inc.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Proofpoint
Rank 636 - 619
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Proofpoint 25 0 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% - 0.035%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% - 0.077%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 0 4
Median daily rate £425 - £419
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 - £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £344 - £419
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
24291 25039 24680
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.12% 43.87% 45.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 14900 14758 13631
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 811 1074 1081
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.97% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.17 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £43.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Proofpoint
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Proofpoint as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Proofpoint Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Proofpoint
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Proofpoint within the UK.

Proofpoint Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Proofpoint
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Proofpoint within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Proofpoint Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Proofpoint
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Proofpoint within the UK.

Proofpoint Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Proofpoint
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Proofpoint within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England - 25 £425 - 2
London - 14 £438 -
South East - 4 £313 -
West Midlands - 4 £444 -
Birmingham - 4 £444 -
City of London - 3 £450 -
Basingstoke - 3 £313 -
Hampshire - 3 £313 -
East of England - 2 £375 - 1
Essex - 2 £375 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 £300 -
Reading - 1 £300 -
East Midlands - 1 - -

Proofpoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Proofpoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Proofpoint.

1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 21 (58.33%) Blackberry
3 20 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 20 (55.56%) Office 365
4 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
5 15 (41.67%) Windows
5 15 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 14 (38.89%) SAN
6 14 (38.89%) EMC
7 13 (36.11%) HP
7 13 (36.11%) NetApp
7 13 (36.11%) Symantec
7 13 (36.11%) CLARiiON
7 13 (36.11%) IronPort
7 13 (36.11%) Postini
7 13 (36.11%) Android
7 13 (36.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 13 (36.11%) NAS
7 13 (36.11%) Mimecast
8 12 (33.33%) MobileIron
9 11 (30.56%) RightFax
9 11 (30.56%) Apple iOS
9 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
9 11 (30.56%) Faxination
9 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Clustering
9 11 (30.56%) Windows Mobile
9 11 (30.56%) Clustering
9 11 (30.56%) DNS
10 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
10 10 (27.78%) Virtual Team

Proofpoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 15 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (11.11%) Skype for Business
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (30.56%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 20 (55.56%) Office 365
2 13 (36.11%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (38.89%) SAN
2 13 (36.11%) NAS
3 11 (30.56%) DNS
4 7 (19.44%) Firewall
5 5 (13.89%) SMTP
5 5 (13.89%) SSL
6 4 (11.11%) IMAP
6 4 (11.11%) LAN
6 4 (11.11%) OpenLDAP
7 3 (8.33%) DHCP
8 2 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (5.56%) Internet
8 2 (5.56%) S/MIME
8 2 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.56%) VPN
9 1 (2.78%) DSL
9 1 (2.78%) Extranet
9 1 (2.78%) ISDN
9 1 (2.78%) WAN
9 1 (2.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) QlikView
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (27.78%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
3 4 (11.11%) Finance
3 4 (11.11%) Law
4 2 (5.56%) Banking
4 2 (5.56%) Legal
5 1 (2.78%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (13.89%) Analyst
1 5 (13.89%) Consultant
1 5 (13.89%) Messaging Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Firewall Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) IT Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) IT Risk Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) IT Security Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Risk Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Risk Management Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Security Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Security Management Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Security Technical Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (11.11%) Technical Security Consultant
3 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.56%) Messaging Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Messaging Support
3 2 (5.56%) Messaging Support Analyst
3 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (58.33%) Blackberry
2 13 (36.11%) CLARiiON
3 11 (30.56%) Clustering
4 10 (27.78%) Virtual Team
5 5 (13.89%) BYOD
6 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
6 4 (11.11%) PKI
7 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (5.56%) iPad
7 2 (5.56%) iPhone
7 2 (5.56%) Smartphone
8 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
8 1 (2.78%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (2.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Android
3 11 (30.56%) Apple iOS
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Mobile
3 11 (30.56%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (5.56%) Linux
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) ITIL
2 6 (16.67%) Service Management
3 5 (13.89%) Logistics
3 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
3 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2
3 5 (13.89%) Risk Assessment
3 5 (13.89%) Risk Management
4 4 (11.11%) Open Source
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Internal Audit
5 3 (8.33%) People Management
5 3 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.56%) Migration
6 2 (5.56%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.78%) Asset Management
7 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.78%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.78%) Information Security
7 1 (2.78%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCP
2 2 (5.56%) MCSA
2 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 1 (2.78%) CCNP
3 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.33%) Sendmail
3 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (36.11%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 11 (30.56%) Microsoft Clustering
3 8 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (5.56%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (38.89%) EMC
3 13 (36.11%) HP
3 13 (36.11%) IronPort
3 13 (36.11%) NetApp
3 13 (36.11%) Postini
3 13 (36.11%) Symantec
4 12 (33.33%) MobileIron
5 11 (30.56%) RightFax
6 5 (13.89%) LogRhythm
7 3 (8.33%) Cisco
7 3 (8.33%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.56%) Apple
8 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.56%) Clearswift
8 2 (5.56%) Juniper
8 2 (5.56%) Nokia
9 1 (2.78%) Avaya
9 1 (2.78%) JD Edwards
9 1 (2.78%) Remedy