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 February 2017 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 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat Proxy SG
UK
Rank 557 612 599
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -13
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 44 24 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.097% 0.047% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.85% 0.45% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 12 20
Median daily rate £450 £406 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -5.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £346 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £628
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £363 £440
% change year-on-year
+24.13% -17.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 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
5176 5295 5277
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 11.38% 10.34% 10.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 3257 3165 2924
Median daily rate £400 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £190 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £355
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 383 471 581
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.53 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.95 £44.00 £32.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-3.45% +3.12%

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 February 2017.

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 30 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 February 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
England +15 26 £416 +0.90%
South Wales +26 9 £450 +114.28%
Wales +17 9 £450 +114.28%
Bridgend - 8 £450 -
South East +20 7 £300 -
London +15 7 £450 +5.88%
Berkshire +12 5 £300 -
Bracknell +4 4 £300 -
Belfast - 4 £450 -
County Antrim - 4 £450 -
Manchester - 4 £300 -
North West - 4 £300 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £450 -
East of England - 3 £488 -
Scotland - 3 £475 -
Edinburgh - 3 £475 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £488 -
Welwyn Garden City - 3 £488 -
Swindon - 2 £510 -
Hampshire - 2 £213 -
Wiltshire - 2 £510 -
Croydon - 2 £431 -
South West - 2 £510 -
Yorkshire +15 1 £273 -27.33%
Reading +14 1 - -
South Yorkshire -1 1 £273 -27.33%
City of London -1 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -
Warwick - 1 £500 -

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 70 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 61 (87.14%) Cisco
3 58 (82.86%) Firewall
4 27 (38.57%) Cisco ASA
5 26 (37.14%) CheckPoint
6 24 (34.29%) Windows
7 23 (32.86%) VPN
7 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
7 23 (32.86%) F5
8 22 (31.43%) SC Cleared
9 21 (30.00%) Citrix
10 18 (25.71%) Fortinet
11 17 (24.29%) Wireless
11 17 (24.29%) WAN
11 17 (24.29%) Network Security
12 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
13 14 (20.00%) Juniper
14 13 (18.57%) LAN
14 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
15 12 (17.14%) Network Management
15 12 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (17.14%) Intel Security
15 12 (17.14%) VMware
16 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
16 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (15.71%) Palo Alto
17 10 (14.29%) FortiGate
17 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
17 10 (14.29%) Riverbed

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (82.86%) Firewall
2 27 (38.57%) Cisco ASA
3 23 (32.86%) VPN
4 17 (24.29%) Network Security
4 17 (24.29%) WAN
4 17 (24.29%) Wireless
5 13 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (18.57%) LAN
6 8 (11.43%) NetScaler
7 7 (10.00%) DNS
7 7 (10.00%) MPLS
7 7 (10.00%) SSL
7 7 (10.00%) VLAN
8 6 (8.57%) Cisco Wireless
8 6 (8.57%) DHCP
8 6 (8.57%) Internet
8 6 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (5.71%) IPsec
9 4 (5.71%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) MySQL
2 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.71%) Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (2.86%) Military
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.71%) Security Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 7 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (10.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Consultant
5 6 (8.57%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) Firewall Engineer
6 5 (7.14%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.71%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.71%) Network Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Architect
8 3 (4.29%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.29%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) Web Services
2 2 (2.86%) Middleware
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.57%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) CMDB
3 4 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (5.71%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) PKI
5 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Replication
5 1 (1.43%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 16 (22.86%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) Network Management
2 11 (15.71%) Load Balancing
3 9 (12.86%) Change Control
3 9 (12.86%) Change Management
4 8 (11.43%) Process Improvement
4 8 (11.43%) Project Management
5 7 (10.00%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.14%) Information Security
7 4 (5.71%) ITIL
7 4 (5.71%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.29%) SIEM
9 2 (2.86%) Incident Management
9 2 (2.86%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.86%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.86%) Network Design
9 2 (2.86%) Open Source
9 2 (2.86%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) Python
2 4 (5.71%) Perl
3 3 (4.29%) SQL
4 2 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Security Cleared
2 22 (31.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (12.86%) CCNP
5 6 (8.57%) CCNA
5 6 (8.57%) Degree
5 6 (8.57%) JNCIE
6 4 (5.71%) JNCIP
7 3 (4.29%) CCIE
7 3 (4.29%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) GPG13
1 1 (1.43%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 10 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (12.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.86%) XenApp
3 7 (10.00%) BitLocker
4 2 (2.86%) BIND 9
4 2 (2.86%) Firmware
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.43%) vSphere
5 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) FortiGate
2 6 (8.57%) Nagios
2 6 (8.57%) OPNET
3 2 (2.86%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (2.86%) Cacti
3 2 (2.86%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.43%) DameWare
4 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.43%) SCCM
4 1 (1.43%) SCOM
4 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 70 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 61 (87.14%) Cisco
3 26 (37.14%) CheckPoint
4 23 (32.86%) F5
5 21 (30.00%) Citrix
6 18 (25.71%) Fortinet
7 14 (20.00%) Juniper
8 12 (17.14%) Intel Security
8 12 (17.14%) VMware
9 11 (15.71%) Palo Alto
10 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
10 10 (14.29%) Riverbed
11 9 (12.86%) SolarWinds
12 7 (10.00%) Lumension
13 6 (8.57%) Arista
13 6 (8.57%) FireEye
13 6 (8.57%) NetApp
13 6 (8.57%) SevOne
13 6 (8.57%) Sourcefire
14 5 (7.14%) HP