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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Proofpoint
Rank 637 - 629
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Proofpoint 16 0 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% - 0.017%
As % of the Vendors category 0.067% - 0.038%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 0 4
Median daily rate £435 - £382
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 - £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 - £381
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
23952 25081 26332
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 43.24% 45.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 14633 14810 14890
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 866 1080 1192
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.99 £18.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.05% -4.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £41.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 12 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 29 September 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 - 16 £435 - 1
London - 9 £448 -
Birmingham - 4 £250 -
West Midlands - 4 £250 -
City of London - 3 £450 -
South East - 2 £375 -
Epsom - 1 £375 -
Essex - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £375 -
Basingstoke - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Proofpoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (62.86%) Office 365
2 21 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
3 19 (54.29%) Blackberry
4 17 (48.57%) Windows
5 13 (37.14%) HP
5 13 (37.14%) EMC
5 13 (37.14%) SAN
5 13 (37.14%) NetApp
5 13 (37.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 13 (37.14%) NAS
5 13 (37.14%) IronPort
5 13 (37.14%) Postini
5 13 (37.14%) Android
5 13 (37.14%) CLARiiON
5 13 (37.14%) Mimecast
6 12 (34.29%) MobileIron
6 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
7 11 (31.43%) RightFax
7 11 (31.43%) Clustering
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Mobile
7 11 (31.43%) Symantec
7 11 (31.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
7 11 (31.43%) Faxination
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Clustering
8 10 (28.57%) Virtual Team
8 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
8 10 (28.57%) ITIL

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 21 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (37.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (8.57%) Apache
5 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.57%) MindAlign
5 3 (8.57%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 22 (62.86%) Office 365
2 13 (37.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (37.14%) NAS
1 13 (37.14%) SAN
2 9 (25.71%) DNS
2 9 (25.71%) SMTP
3 8 (22.86%) IMAP
3 8 (22.86%) OpenLDAP
4 7 (20.00%) SSL
5 5 (14.29%) S/MIME
6 4 (11.43%) Firewall
6 4 (11.43%) Internet
6 4 (11.43%) LAN
6 4 (11.43%) Skype
6 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications
7 3 (8.57%) Network Security
7 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.86%) DSL
8 1 (2.86%) Extranet
8 1 (2.86%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Law
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Advertising
3 1 (2.86%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (8.57%) Analyst
2 3 (8.57%) Consultant
2 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (5.71%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Firewall Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) IT Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) IT Risk Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) IT Security Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Risk Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Risk Management Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Security Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Security Management Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Security Technical Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Security Consultant
4 1 (2.86%) Exchange Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 19 (54.29%) Blackberry
2 13 (37.14%) CLARiiON
3 11 (31.43%) Clustering
4 10 (28.57%) Virtual Team
5 6 (17.14%) PKI
6 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (14.29%) BYOD
7 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
8 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
8 2 (5.71%) iPad
8 2 (5.71%) iPhone
8 2 (5.71%) Smartphone
9 1 (2.86%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 13 (37.14%) Android
3 12 (34.29%) Apple iOS
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Mobile
4 11 (31.43%) Windows Server
5 7 (20.00%) Unix
6 6 (17.14%) Linux
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (8.57%) Solaris
9 2 (5.71%) CentOS
9 2 (5.71%) SUSE
9 2 (5.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Open Source
3 6 (17.14%) Service Management
4 5 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 5 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 4 (11.43%) People Management
5 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Internal Audit
7 2 (5.71%) Logistics
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (5.71%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.86%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.86%) Information Security
8 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.86%) Software Asset Management
8 1 (2.86%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) Perl
2 3 (8.57%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (5.71%) Degree
3 1 (2.86%) CCNP
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) Sendmail
3 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Clustering
1 11 (31.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 8 (22.86%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (37.14%) EMC
2 13 (37.14%) HP
2 13 (37.14%) IronPort
2 13 (37.14%) NetApp
2 13 (37.14%) Postini
3 12 (34.29%) MobileIron
4 11 (31.43%) RightFax
4 11 (31.43%) Symantec
5 3 (8.57%) ServiceNow
5 3 (8.57%) VMware
6 2 (5.71%) Apple
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco
6 2 (5.71%) Clearswift
6 2 (5.71%) LogRhythm
6 2 (5.71%) Nokia
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.86%) Genesys
7 1 (2.86%) Juniper