Period
to 25 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Proofpoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Proofpoint over the 6 months to 25 November 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Proofpoint, Inc.

Proofpoint
UK > England
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 843 837 860
Rank change year-on-year -6 +23 -21
Contract jobs citing Proofpoint 15 28 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.029% 0.008%
As % of the Vendors category 0.037% 0.064% 0.018%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 7
England median daily rate £392 £410 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.51% -21.90% +37.61%
10th Percentile £358 £306 £483
90th Percentile £475 £488 £550
UK median daily rate £392 £410 £525
% change year-on-year -4.51% -21.90% +37.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

Proofpoint is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 40269 43942 45222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 42.77% 45.18% 43.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 25273 27142 27158
England median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £243 £245 £225
90th Percentile £625 £588 £575
UK median daily rate £433 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +2.98% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1334 1556 1927
England median hourly rate £17.43 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.53% -2.86% +6.06%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £44.75 £43.75
UK median hourly rate £17.46 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +5.79% -5.71% +6.06%

Proofpoint
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Proofpoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Proofpoint in England

Proofpoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Proofpoint in England

Proofpoint
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Proofpoint in England over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Proofpoint in England

Proofpoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Proofpoint in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Proofpoint in England

Proofpoint
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Proofpoint within the England region over the 6 months to 25 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East 0 7 £417 +33.28% 1
West Midlands +27 4 £365 +46.00%
Midlands +26 4 £365 +46.00% 1
North West - 3 £450 -
North of England - 3 £450 -
London -30 1 £285 -34.48%
Proofpoint
UK

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Proofpoint 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 England region with a requirement for Proofpoint.

1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 9 (60.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Juniper
3 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (40.00%) McAfee
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
3 6 (40.00%) ProxySG
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) Sendmail
3 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Unix
5 4 (26.67%) Service Management
5 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
5 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
5 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (26.67%) Office 365
5 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (20.00%) Skype
6 3 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
6 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 3 (20.00%) Symantec

Proofpoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (26.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (20.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (6.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.67%) HipChat
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) DHCP
2 3 (20.00%) Skype
2 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.67%) DNS
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (26.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Systems Administrator
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Support
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (13.33%) Network Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Network Security Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Security Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Security Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Systems Administrator
4 2 (13.33%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Solaris
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) Unix
4 3 (20.00%) Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (6.67%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (26.67%) Problem Management
1 4 (26.67%) Service Management
2 2 (13.33%) Supplier Management
2 2 (13.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) DevOps
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (6.67%) Logistics
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (6.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (40.00%) ProxySG
1 6 (40.00%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
2 1 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (40.00%) Juniper
2 6 (40.00%) McAfee
2 6 (40.00%) Palo Alto
2 6 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) F5
4 3 (20.00%) Symantec
5 2 (13.33%) Citrix
5 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
5 2 (13.33%) Kaspersky
5 2 (13.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (13.33%) Splunk
6 1 (6.67%) MobileIron