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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Proofpoint over the 3 months to 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Proofpoint
Rank 622 602 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Contract jobs citing Proofpoint 4 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.006% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.018% 0.013% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Average daily rate £500 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £300 -
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average 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
22070 23365 22368
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 42.80% 45.66% 45.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 13153 13548 12236
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 839 982 965
Average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £17.48
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.85% +0.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

Proofpoint
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Proofpoint within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Proofpoint within the UK over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
England -8 4 £500 +66.66% 1
North West - 2 £500 -
Manchester - 2 £500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £438 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £438 - 1
Leeds - 1 £438 - 1
London - 1 - -

Proofpoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Proofpoint 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 Proofpoint.

1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Symantec
2 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
2 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (44.44%) MobileIron
3 4 (44.44%) RightFax
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Mimecast
3 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 4 (44.44%) Android
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Mobile
3 4 (44.44%) IronPort
3 4 (44.44%) Postini
3 4 (44.44%) NAS
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
3 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (44.44%) CLARiiON
3 4 (44.44%) Clustering
3 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 4 (44.44%) Faxination
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint

Proofpoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing Proofpoint 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 Proofpoint. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) DNS
1 5 (55.56%) SAN
2 4 (44.44%) NAS
3 2 (22.22%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) DHCP
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) QlikView
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (44.44%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Team Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Active Directory Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Support
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Security Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
1 4 (44.44%) CLARiiON
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Data Extraction
2 1 (11.11%) PKI
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Android
2 4 (44.44%) Apple iOS
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 1 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) XenApp
2 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 6 (66.67%) Symantec
2 5 (55.56%) EMC
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) IronPort
3 4 (44.44%) MobileIron
3 4 (44.44%) NetApp
3 4 (44.44%) Postini
3 4 (44.44%) RightFax
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
4 3 (33.33%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
5 2 (22.22%) Imperva
5 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Citrix
6 1 (11.11%) JD Edwards
6 1 (11.11%) Mercator