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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 644 624 581
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -43
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 13 37 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.20% 0.64% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 24 33
Median daily rate £319 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.31% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £313 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £475 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £213 £350 £413
% change year-on-year
-39.28% -15.15%
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 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
6429 5766 5798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.01% 10.08% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4064 3276 3221
Median daily rate £411 £370 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.08% +8.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 422 618 704
Median hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.04
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.46 £40.55 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -5.88%

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 27 September 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 14 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 27 September 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 +1 10 £448 +11.87% 3
London -15 6 £470 -1.05% 1
Wales - 2 £213 -
Newport - 2 £213 -
South Wales - 2 £213 -
South East +3 1 £213 -39.28%
Croydon -13 1 £470 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £213 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 46 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 40 (86.96%) Cisco
3 38 (82.61%) Firewall
4 25 (54.35%) CheckPoint
4 25 (54.35%) F5
5 22 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
6 21 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
7 20 (43.48%) CCNP
8 19 (41.30%) VPN
9 16 (34.78%) Juniper
9 16 (34.78%) BGP
10 15 (32.61%) DHCP
11 14 (30.43%) FortiGate
11 14 (30.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 13 (28.26%) BIG-IP
12 13 (28.26%) DNS
12 13 (28.26%) Wireless
13 12 (26.09%) CCSA
13 12 (26.09%) Network Security
13 12 (26.09%) CCSE
13 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
13 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
13 12 (26.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 12 (26.09%) DDoS Mitigation
14 10 (21.74%) WAN
14 10 (21.74%) Internet
15 9 (19.57%) Citrix
15 9 (19.57%) OSPF
15 9 (19.57%) Cisco PIX
15 9 (19.57%) Deep Packet Inspection

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 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 38 (82.61%) Firewall
2 22 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (41.30%) VPN
4 16 (34.78%) BGP
5 15 (32.61%) DHCP
6 14 (30.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 13 (28.26%) BIG-IP
7 13 (28.26%) DNS
7 13 (28.26%) Wireless
8 12 (26.09%) Network Security
9 10 (21.74%) Internet
9 10 (21.74%) WAN
10 9 (19.57%) Cisco PIX
10 9 (19.57%) FWSM
10 9 (19.57%) OSPF
10 9 (19.57%) Wireshark
11 8 (17.39%) IPsec
11 8 (17.39%) SSL
11 8 (17.39%) TCP/IP
12 7 (15.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) MySQL
General
1 8 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.87%) Billing
2 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Network Engineer
2 19 (41.30%) Security Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) IP Engineer
3 9 (19.57%) IP Security Engineer
4 7 (15.22%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Firewall Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Security Architect
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Technical Leader
9 1 (2.17%) Analyst
9 1 (2.17%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (15.22%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.52%) PKI
4 3 (6.52%) RSA SecurID
5 1 (2.17%) BBC
5 1 (2.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
1 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
1 6 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (26.09%) DDoS Mitigation
2 9 (19.57%) Deep Packet Inspection
2 9 (19.57%) High Availability
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) ITIL V3
5 6 (13.04%) Change Management
5 6 (13.04%) Information Security
5 6 (13.04%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (13.04%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (10.87%) CRM
7 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.35%) Performance Management
7 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.17%) Change Control
8 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (2.17%) Incident Management
8 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.17%) Open Source
8 1 (2.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.17%) PHP
1 1 (2.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 21 (45.65%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (43.48%) CCNP
3 12 (26.09%) CCSA
3 12 (26.09%) CCSE
3 12 (26.09%) SC Cleared
3 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 7 (15.22%) CISSP
5 4 (8.70%) CCIE
5 4 (8.70%) CCNA
6 1 (2.17%) CISM
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.70%) BitLocker
2 2 (4.35%) Firmware
3 1 (2.17%) BIND 9
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.17%) Cacti
2 1 (2.17%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (2.17%) Nagios
Vendors
1 46 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 40 (86.96%) Cisco
3 25 (54.35%) CheckPoint
3 25 (54.35%) F5
4 16 (34.78%) Juniper
5 9 (19.57%) Citrix
5 9 (19.57%) Fortinet
6 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
6 8 (17.39%) TippingPoint
7 5 (10.87%) Palo Alto
8 4 (8.70%) FireEye
8 4 (8.70%) Lumension
8 4 (8.70%) Sourcefire
9 3 (6.52%) Aruba
9 3 (6.52%) Intel Security
9 3 (6.52%) IronPort
9 3 (6.52%) Motorola
10 2 (4.35%) VMware
11 1 (2.17%) HP