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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat Proxy SG
UK
Rank 553 602 562
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -40
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 38 16 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.031% 0.059%
As % of the System Software category 0.70% 0.31% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 9 19
Median daily rate £440 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £322 £363
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £430 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £363 £418
% change year-on-year
+21.37% -13.17%
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
5415 5161 5173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.11% 10.15% 10.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3366 3085 2838
Median daily rate £400 £380 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £178 £186
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 394 495 599
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.69 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £43.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -

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 19 January 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 29 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 19 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
England +52 26 £300 -26.15% 5
Manchester - 8 £300 - 1
North West - 8 £300 - 1
South East +26 6 £300 - 1
London +16 6 £563 +32.35% 3
Berkshire +17 5 £300 -
South Wales +14 4 £450 +114.28%
Wales +10 4 £450 +114.28%
City of London -6 4 £425 +1.49%
Bridgend - 4 £450 -
County Antrim - 4 £450 -
Belfast - 4 £450 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £450 -
Reading +9 3 - -
Yorkshire +8 2 £286 -23.66%
South West - 2 £510 -
East of England - 2 £488 -
Wiltshire - 2 £510 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £488 -
Bracknell - 2 £300 -
Swindon - 2 £510 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £488 -
South Yorkshire -8 1 £273 -27.33%
West Yorkshire - 1 £300 -
Rotherham - 1 £273 -
Leeds - 1 £300 -
Hampshire - 1 £213 -
Scotland - 1 £475 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £475 - 1

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 54 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 47 (87.04%) Cisco
3 45 (83.33%) Firewall
4 22 (40.74%) CheckPoint
5 21 (38.89%) VPN
5 21 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (37.04%) Citrix
7 18 (33.33%) Windows
8 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
9 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
9 14 (25.93%) Fortinet
9 14 (25.93%) Wireless
9 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
10 13 (24.07%) F5
10 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (22.22%) Palo Alto
11 12 (22.22%) VMware
11 12 (22.22%) Load Balancing
11 12 (22.22%) Network Security
11 12 (22.22%) WAN
12 11 (20.37%) LAN
12 11 (20.37%) Juniper
12 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
12 11 (20.37%) Network Management
12 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (18.52%) Riverbed
13 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (18.52%) Change Management
14 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008

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 (1.85%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (83.33%) Firewall
2 21 (38.89%) Cisco ASA
2 21 (38.89%) VPN
3 14 (25.93%) Wireless
4 13 (24.07%) Cisco Nexus
5 12 (22.22%) Network Security
5 12 (22.22%) WAN
6 11 (20.37%) LAN
7 8 (14.81%) NetScaler
8 7 (12.96%) DNS
9 6 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
9 6 (11.11%) DHCP
9 6 (11.11%) MPLS
9 6 (11.11%) SSL
9 6 (11.11%) TCP/IP
10 5 (9.26%) HTTP
10 5 (9.26%) Internet
10 5 (9.26%) VLAN
11 4 (7.41%) DWDM
11 4 (7.41%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (14.81%) Security Engineer
3 6 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (9.26%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 5 (9.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Analyst
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) Network Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.70%) Network Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Web Services
2 2 (3.70%) Middleware
3 1 (1.85%) .NET
3 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.37%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.11%) CMDB
3 4 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (7.41%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.70%) PKI
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Replication
5 1 (1.85%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (9.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 11 (20.37%) Network Management
3 10 (18.52%) Change Management
4 7 (12.96%) Process Improvement
4 7 (12.96%) Project Management
5 5 (9.26%) Information Security
6 4 (7.41%) Change Control
7 3 (5.56%) Open Source
7 3 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.56%) SIEM
8 2 (3.70%) Analytics
8 2 (3.70%) ITIL
8 2 (3.70%) Network Architecture
8 2 (3.70%) Network Design
8 2 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.70%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (1.85%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.85%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.85%) People Management
9 1 (1.85%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.96%) Python
2 4 (7.41%) Perl
3 3 (5.56%) PHP
3 3 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.78%) Security Cleared
2 14 (25.93%) SC Cleared
3 10 (18.52%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (11.11%) CCNP
4 6 (11.11%) JNCIE
5 5 (9.26%) CCNA
6 4 (7.41%) Degree
6 4 (7.41%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.56%) CCIE
8 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.85%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) GPG13
1 1 (1.85%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 10 (18.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.67%) XenApp
3 7 (12.96%) Active Directory
4 5 (9.26%) BitLocker
5 3 (5.56%) BIND 9
5 3 (5.56%) Firmware
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.85%) vSphere
6 1 (1.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (16.67%) FortiGate
2 7 (12.96%) Nagios
3 6 (11.11%) OPNET
4 3 (5.56%) Cacti
5 2 (3.70%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.85%) DameWare
6 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.85%) SCCM
6 1 (1.85%) SCOM
6 1 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (1.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 54 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 47 (87.04%) Cisco
3 22 (40.74%) CheckPoint
4 20 (37.04%) Citrix
5 14 (25.93%) Fortinet
6 13 (24.07%) F5
7 12 (22.22%) Palo Alto
7 12 (22.22%) VMware
8 11 (20.37%) Juniper
9 10 (18.52%) Riverbed
10 9 (16.67%) SolarWinds
11 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
12 7 (12.96%) Intel Security
13 6 (11.11%) NetApp
14 5 (9.26%) HP
14 5 (9.26%) Lumension
14 5 (9.26%) SevOne
15 4 (7.41%) FireEye
15 4 (7.41%) IronPort
15 4 (7.41%) Sourcefire
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