The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 24 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
England / East of England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 140
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 0 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England - - 0.098%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £375
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 East of England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 343 362 450
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 14.91% 14.29% 14.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 198 239
Median daily rate £338 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +16.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £155 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 75 80
Median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -28.26%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.84 £13.70 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.00 £42.10
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 the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ProxySG in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 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 East of England region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) FortiGate

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Specialist
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5