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 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat Proxy SG
South East / Berkshire
Rank 96 116 135
Rank change year-on-year +20 +19  
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 4 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.22% 0.25% 0.035%
As % of the System Software category 2.17% 2.12% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £300 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £210 £500
% change year-on-year +114.28% -58.00%  
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 184 283 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 10.05% 11.57% 11.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 175 173
Median daily rate £373 £353 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.67% -2.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £500 £497
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 25
Median hourly rate £27.50 £32.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.38% +96.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.96 £13.25 £13.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

ProxySG
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

ProxySG
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

ProxySG
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Bracknell +4 4 £300 -
ProxySG
South East

ProxySG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
2 4 (57.14%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
2 4 (57.14%) CCNA
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 3 (42.86%) Change Management
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Arista
3 3 (42.86%) OPNET
3 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 3 (42.86%) CMDB
3 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
3 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds

ProxySG
Top Related 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 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco Wireless
3 3 (42.86%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 3 (42.86%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) HTTP
4 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
General
1 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Network Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Blue Coat Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) CMDB
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
2 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) CCNA
1 4 (57.14%) CCNP
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) OPNET
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (42.86%) Arista
2 3 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 3 (42.86%) Citrix
2 3 (42.86%) Palo Alto
2 3 (42.86%) Riverbed
2 3 (42.86%) SolarWinds