The table below looks at the statistics for ProxySG skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 609 635 587
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -48
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 29 14 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.026% 0.074%
As % of the System Software category 0.45% 0.26% 0.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 22
Median daily rate £300 £418 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.14% +1.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £270 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £325 £375
% change year-on-year
-34.61% -13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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

System Software Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
6505 5470 5756
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.78% 10.00% 10.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 4053 3171 3155
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 469 622 724
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £16.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.46 £41.05 £33.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%

ProxySG
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing ProxySG as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the System Software category.

ProxySG Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ProxySG
Daily Rate Trend

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

ProxySG Daily Rate Trend in the UK

ProxySG
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing ProxySG within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

ProxySG Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

ProxySG
Hourly Rate Trend

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

ProxySG Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

ProxySG
Top 21 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the UK over the 3 months to 6 December 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 +19 26 £363 -13.17% 3
London 0 11 £475 +8.57% 1
South East +17 5 £213 -15.00%
City of London +8 5 £319 -25.00%
North West +6 5 - -
Manchester - 5 - -
Berkshire - 3 - -
Reading - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 3 - -
North East - 3 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 - -
Hampshire +18 2 £213 -29.16%
Newport - 2 £213 -
South Wales - 2 £213 -
Wales - 2 £213 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £300 -14.28% 2
South West +8 1 £510 -
Swindon -1 1 £510 -
Wiltshire -9 1 £510 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Leeds - 1 £300 -

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG 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 ProxySG.

1 47 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 39 (82.98%) Cisco
3 38 (80.85%) Firewall
4 25 (53.19%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (48.94%) CheckPoint
5 23 (48.94%) VPN
5 23 (48.94%) Citrix
6 15 (31.91%) WAN
6 15 (31.91%) Wireless
6 15 (31.91%) Network Security
6 15 (31.91%) F5
7 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
7 14 (29.79%) Palo Alto
8 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
9 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
9 12 (25.53%) Internet
10 11 (23.40%) LAN
10 11 (23.40%) Windows
10 11 (23.40%) Juniper
10 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
11 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (21.28%) Change Management
11 10 (21.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
12 9 (19.15%) SSL
12 9 (19.15%) DNS
12 9 (19.15%) ITIL
12 9 (19.15%) DHCP
13 8 (17.02%) VMware

ProxySG
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:

Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (80.85%) Firewall
2 25 (53.19%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (48.94%) VPN
4 15 (31.91%) Network Security
4 15 (31.91%) WAN
4 15 (31.91%) Wireless
5 13 (27.66%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (25.53%) Internet
7 11 (23.40%) LAN
8 10 (21.28%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 9 (19.15%) DHCP
9 9 (19.15%) DNS
9 9 (19.15%) SSL
10 8 (17.02%) BGP
10 8 (17.02%) BIG-IP
10 8 (17.02%) IPsec
10 8 (17.02%) VLAN
11 7 (14.89%) NetScaler
11 7 (14.89%) TCP/IP
12 6 (12.77%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (57.45%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) Security Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (10.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Firewall Engineer
8 1 (2.13%) Network Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Security Analyst
8 1 (2.13%) Security Consultant
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.64%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.77%) CMDB
3 4 (8.51%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.13%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 10 (21.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.64%) Windows 7
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Load Balancing
2 10 (21.28%) Change Management
3 9 (19.15%) ITIL
4 8 (17.02%) Process Improvement
5 7 (14.89%) ITIL V3
5 7 (14.89%) Network Management
5 7 (14.89%) Project Management
6 4 (8.51%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (8.51%) High Availability
6 4 (8.51%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.38%) Open Source
8 2 (4.26%) Incident Management
8 2 (4.26%) Network Architecture
8 2 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (2.13%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 1 (2.13%) Migration
9 1 (2.13%) Network Design
9 1 (2.13%) Quality Management
9 1 (2.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.38%) PHP
1 3 (6.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.53%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.28%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (14.89%) CCNP
4 3 (6.38%) CCNA
5 2 (4.26%) CCIE
5 2 (4.26%) CISSP
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) CCSA
6 1 (2.13%) CCSE
6 1 (2.13%) CISM
6 1 (2.13%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 1 (2.13%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) GPG13
1 1 (2.13%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
1 6 (12.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.64%) BitLocker
2 5 (10.64%) XenApp
3 3 (6.38%) BIND 9
3 3 (6.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) OPNET
2 3 (6.38%) Cacti
2 3 (6.38%) FortiGate
2 3 (6.38%) Nagios
3 2 (4.26%) CA Spectrum
4 1 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 47 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 39 (82.98%) Cisco
3 23 (48.94%) CheckPoint
3 23 (48.94%) Citrix
4 15 (31.91%) F5
5 14 (29.79%) Palo Alto
6 11 (23.40%) Juniper
7 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
7 8 (17.02%) VMware
8 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
9 6 (12.77%) Fortinet
9 6 (12.77%) Riverbed
10 5 (10.64%) Lumension
10 5 (10.64%) NetApp
11 4 (8.51%) FireEye
11 4 (8.51%) HP
11 4 (8.51%) Sourcefire
12 3 (6.38%) Motorola
13 2 (4.26%) CA
13 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
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