The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for ProxySG skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited ProxySG over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Blue Coat Proxy SG
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 111 116
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 0 9 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire - 0.38% 0.040%
As % of the System Software category - 3.16% 0.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £488 £403 £375
% change year-on-year +21.11% +7.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

ProxySG is in the system software skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 175 285 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 9.58% 11.96% 11.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 133 150
Median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £144 £206 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 26 35
Median hourly rate £16.00 £12.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.00% -41.99%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £14.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £21.76 £24.12
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing ProxySG as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for ProxySG in Berkshire

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing ProxySG in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for ProxySG in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 across the Berkshire region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) HTTPS

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) VPN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) HTTPS
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
General
1 4 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Blue Coat Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco