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 16 January 2017 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Proofpoint
UK
Rank 590 621 596
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -25
Contract jobs citing Proofpoint 2 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.008% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.010% 0.019% 0.013%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Median daily rate £325 £500 £270
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.00% +85.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £500 £270
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +85.18%
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
20361 21578 23065
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.51% 43.26% 45.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 12457 12656 13574
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 761 864 1026
Median hourly rate £19.11 £22.50 £17.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.08% +30.43%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.46 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +34.32%

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
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 3 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 16 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff - 2 £325 - 1
South Wales - 2 £325 - 1
Wales - 2 £325 - 1

Proofpoint
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (41.67%) SMTP
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Sendmail
3 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
3 4 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) SSL
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) IMAP
4 3 (25.00%) MindAlign
4 3 (25.00%) Network Security
4 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (25.00%) PKI
4 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (25.00%) VMware
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (25.00%) S/MIME
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Apache
4 3 (25.00%) Python
4 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) Perl

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 6 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (25.00%) Apache
2 3 (25.00%) MindAlign
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) SMTP
2 4 (33.33%) IMAP
2 4 (33.33%) OpenLDAP
2 4 (33.33%) SSL
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) S/MIME
3 3 (25.00%) Skype
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 2 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (8.33%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) DSL
5 1 (8.33%) Extranet
5 1 (8.33%) Firewall
5 1 (8.33%) ISDN
5 1 (8.33%) LAN
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
5 1 (8.33%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 3 (25.00%) PKI
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (8.33%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
2 4 (33.33%) Solaris
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) SUSE
5 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
4 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (8.33%) Email Filtering
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) People Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Asset Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Java
1 3 (25.00%) Perl
1 3 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Sendmail
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (25.00%) VMware
2 2 (16.67%) Cisco
2 2 (16.67%) Intel Security
3 1 (8.33%) Avaya
3 1 (8.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (8.33%) Genesys
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) LANDesk
3 1 (8.33%) Remedy
3 1 (8.33%) Verint
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £340 per day + maybe flexible
Posted: 5 days ago