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 30 June 2015 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Proofpoint
Rank - 583 565
Contract jobs citing Proofpoint 0 16 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.030% 0.004%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.066% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 1
Average daily rate
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- £425 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £425 -
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
25057 24239 23208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 44.66% 45.01% 47.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 14690 13637 12340
Average daily rate £388 £380 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% -1.93%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1103 1023 1239
Average hourly rate £18.75 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (14.29%) Websense
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (14.29%) Retail
4 1 (14.29%) IBM
4 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) Imperva
4 1 (14.29%) SaaS
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Lumension
4 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
4 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm

Proofpoint
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2003
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (14.29%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
1 1 (14.29%) Network Security
1 1 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 1 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Messaging Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Network Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ERP
1 1 (14.29%) Server Hardening
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) IBM
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix
1 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
1 1 (14.29%) McAfee
1 1 (14.29%) Sophos
1 1 (14.29%) Websense
1 1 (14.29%) Fortinet
1 1 (14.29%) Imperva
1 1 (14.29%) F5
1 1 (14.29%) Lumension
1 1 (14.29%) MobileIron
1 1 (14.29%) LogRhythm