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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Rank 639 614 605
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 22 49 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.086% 0.060%
As % of the System Software category 0.33% 0.82% 0.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 36 21
Median daily rate £413 £525 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £314 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £330 £330 £345
% change year-on-year
- -4.34%
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
6572 5996 5612
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 12.21% 10.50% 10.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 4126 3411 3046
Median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £310
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 418 593 666
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.00 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
+11.76% +7.08%

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 30 July 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 18 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 30 July 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 -12 20 £390 -25.71% 3
London -27 10 £471 -14.31% 1
South West +7 8 £330 -26.66% 1
Cheltenham +12 7 £330 +5.60%
Gloucestershire +5 7 £330 +5.60%
Croydon -11 6 £470 -
South East +10 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
Southwark - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 - -
Swindon -2 1 £325 -33.33% 1
Wiltshire -11 1 £325 -33.33% 1
South Wales - 1 £425 -
Wales - 1 £425 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £575 -
County Antrim - 1 £575 -
Cardiff - 1 £425 -
Belfast - 1 £575 -

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 39 (90.70%) Firewall
3 34 (79.07%) Cisco
4 30 (69.77%) F5
5 26 (60.47%) CheckPoint
6 21 (48.84%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (44.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 18 (41.86%) BGP
8 18 (41.86%) CCNP
8 18 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (39.53%) VPN
10 16 (37.21%) Juniper
10 16 (37.21%) Network Security
10 16 (37.21%) BIG-IP
11 15 (34.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 15 (34.88%) DDoS Mitigation
11 15 (34.88%) DHCP
12 14 (32.56%) DNS
13 13 (30.23%) Wireless
13 13 (30.23%) CCSA
13 13 (30.23%) FortiGate
13 13 (30.23%) CCSE
14 12 (27.91%) High Availability
15 11 (25.58%) Cisco PIX
15 11 (25.58%) ITIL
16 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
16 10 (23.26%) Internet
16 10 (23.26%) OSPF
16 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
16 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared

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 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (90.70%) Firewall
2 21 (48.84%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (44.19%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 18 (41.86%) BGP
5 17 (39.53%) VPN
6 16 (37.21%) BIG-IP
6 16 (37.21%) Network Security
7 15 (34.88%) DHCP
8 14 (32.56%) DNS
9 13 (30.23%) Wireless
10 11 (25.58%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (23.26%) FWSM
11 10 (23.26%) Internet
11 10 (23.26%) OSPF
11 10 (23.26%) TCP/IP
11 10 (23.26%) Wireshark
12 9 (20.93%) SSL
12 9 (20.93%) WAN
13 8 (18.60%) EIGRP
13 8 (18.60%) VLAN
General
1 9 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 7 (16.28%) Finance
3 5 (11.63%) Billing
3 5 (11.63%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Legal
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Network Engineer
2 22 (51.16%) Security Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) IP Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) IP Security Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (16.28%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Information Security Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Firewall Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Security Architect
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.33%) Infrastructure Project Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Lead Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
8 1 (2.33%) Technical Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 10 (23.26%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.30%) Algorithms
4 3 (6.98%) PKI
4 3 (6.98%) RSA SecurID
5 2 (4.65%) BBC
5 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (9.30%) Windows
1 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
2 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) DDoS Mitigation
2 12 (27.91%) High Availability
3 11 (25.58%) ITIL
4 10 (23.26%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 9 (20.93%) ITIL V3
6 7 (16.28%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (16.28%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 6 (13.95%) Change Management
7 6 (13.95%) Information Security
8 5 (11.63%) CRM
9 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
9 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.65%) Performance Management
9 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.65%) Service Management
10 1 (2.33%) Change Control
10 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 18 (41.86%) CCNP
1 18 (41.86%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (30.23%) CCSA
2 13 (30.23%) CCSE
3 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
3 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
4 8 (18.60%) CISSP
5 3 (6.98%) CCIE
5 3 (6.98%) JNCIP
5 3 (6.98%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.33%) CCNA
6 1 (2.33%) CISM
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
1 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (30.23%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.33%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 43 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 34 (79.07%) Cisco
3 30 (69.77%) F5
4 26 (60.47%) CheckPoint
5 16 (37.21%) Juniper
6 9 (20.93%) Citrix
7 8 (18.60%) Fortinet
7 8 (18.60%) TippingPoint
8 5 (11.63%) Motorola
9 4 (9.30%) FireEye
9 4 (9.30%) Intel Security
9 4 (9.30%) Palo Alto
9 4 (9.30%) Sourcefire
10 3 (6.98%) Aruba
10 3 (6.98%) IronPort
10 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
11 2 (4.65%) Forcepoint
12 1 (2.33%) Clearswift
12 1 (2.33%) Nokia
12 1 (2.33%) Siemens
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