The table below looks at the statistics for ProxySG skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 28 May 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.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 564 564 516
Rank change year-on-year
0 -48
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 33 29 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.054% 0.061%
As % of the System Software category 0.61% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 17 17
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£513 £350 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.42% -7.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £305 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £333 £413
% change year-on-year
+12.78% -19.39%
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 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
5405 5227 4461
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 9.82% 9.65% 9.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 3047 2818 2143
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £163 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £330
% change year-on-year
+3.17% -4.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 628 641 609
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.32 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.80 £31.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.54% -3.12%

ProxySG
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 28 May 2015.

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 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. 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
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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 -12 33 £513 +46.42% 2
London +34 25 £525 +23.52% 1
City of London +14 8 £525 +23.52% 1
East of England - 4 £375 -
South East -25 3 - -
Watford - 3 £375 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £375 -
Berkshire +7 2 - -
Milton Keynes +1 1 - -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £500 -
Norwich - 1 £500 -
Manchester - 1 £288 -
Docklands, London - 1 £550 -
North West - 1 £288 -

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ProxySG 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 ProxySG.

1 55 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 52 (94.55%) Firewall
3 49 (89.09%) Cisco
4 48 (87.27%) CheckPoint
5 29 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (41.82%) Wireless
7 22 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 21 (38.18%) F5
9 20 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
10 19 (34.55%) VPN
11 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
12 17 (30.91%) LAN
12 17 (30.91%) WAN
13 16 (29.09%) SSL
14 15 (27.27%) Nokia
15 14 (25.45%) NetScaler
16 13 (23.64%) Juniper
16 13 (23.64%) CA
17 12 (21.82%) Symantec
17 12 (21.82%) Windows
17 12 (21.82%) Load Balancing
17 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
18 11 (20.00%) Finance
18 11 (20.00%) Network Security
18 11 (20.00%) BIG-IP
18 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
18 11 (20.00%) CCNP
18 11 (20.00%) DNS
18 11 (20.00%) Citrix
19 10 (18.18%) Internet

ProxySG
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing ProxySG 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 ProxySG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.27%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Office 365
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 52 (94.55%) Firewall
2 23 (41.82%) Wireless
3 22 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (36.36%) Cisco ASA
5 19 (34.55%) VPN
6 17 (30.91%) LAN
6 17 (30.91%) WAN
7 16 (29.09%) SSL
8 14 (25.45%) NetScaler
9 11 (20.00%) Network Security
9 11 (20.00%) BIG-IP
9 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 11 (20.00%) DNS
10 10 (18.18%) Internet
11 9 (16.36%) BGP
12 8 (14.55%) SAN
12 8 (14.55%) VoIP
13 7 (12.73%) HTTP
13 7 (12.73%) IPsec
14 6 (10.91%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) MySQL
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.45%) EDMS
General
1 12 (21.82%) Telecoms
2 11 (20.00%) Finance
3 8 (14.55%) Banking
4 6 (10.91%) Retail
5 4 (7.27%) Spanish Language
6 2 (3.64%) Billing
7 1 (1.82%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (32.73%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (14.55%) Consultant
3 8 (14.55%) Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Network Infrastructure Architect
4 6 (10.91%) Network Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Network Consultant
6 3 (5.45%) Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) IP Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (3.64%) Security Consultant
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) Middleware
2 3 (5.45%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 18 (32.73%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (7.27%) PKI
5 2 (3.64%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.82%) Windows
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Linux
2 6 (10.91%) Solaris
2 6 (10.91%) Linux
2 6 (10.91%) UNIX
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Load Balancing
2 7 (12.73%) Network Design
3 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (10.91%) Network Architecture
3 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.09%) Open Source
4 5 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (7.27%) Network Management
5 4 (7.27%) Project Planning
5 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Management
6 3 (5.45%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (5.45%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (5.45%) Security Architecture
6 3 (5.45%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (5.45%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.45%) Data Centre Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) Python
2 5 (9.09%) PHP
3 3 (5.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 29 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.00%) CCNP
3 9 (16.36%) CCSE
4 7 (12.73%) CCNA
5 3 (5.45%) CCIE
6 2 (3.64%) CCSA
6 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.64%) CISSP
7 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.09%) XenServer
2 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (12.73%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (10.91%) BladeLogic
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 6 (10.91%) Control-M
3 5 (9.09%) Nagios
3 5 (9.09%) Cacti
4 2 (3.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 49 (89.09%) Cisco
3 48 (87.27%) CheckPoint
4 21 (38.18%) F5
5 15 (27.27%) Nokia
6 13 (23.64%) Juniper
6 13 (23.64%) CA
7 12 (21.82%) Symantec
8 11 (20.00%) Citrix
9 10 (18.18%) Oracle
10 9 (16.36%) HP
11 8 (14.55%) Sourcefire
11 8 (14.55%) Nortel
11 8 (14.55%) Avaya
11 8 (14.55%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.91%) Remedy
13 5 (9.09%) Lancope
14 4 (7.27%) Sophos
15 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
15 3 (5.45%) BMC
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