The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 23 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
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 190
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 0 0 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.19%
As % of the System Software category - - 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 9
Median daily rate - - £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +23.43% +6.66%  
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 the City of London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 345 373 568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 10.45% 11.02% 9.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 286 307 419
Median daily rate £450 £463 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.70% +19.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £244 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £625 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 34
Median hourly rate £21.25 £19.00 £22.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.84% -16.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £138.25 £22.00 £28.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ProxySG in the City of London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ProxySG in the City of London