The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in 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 26 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat Proxy SG
UK / England
Rank 555 600 572
Rank change year-on-year +45 -28  
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 19 13 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.046% 0.027% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.41% 0.24% 0.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 4 16
Median daily rate £416 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.05% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £369 £369
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £467 £638
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 England with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 4625 5315 5068
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 11.21% 10.83% 10.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 2955 3277 2807
Median daily rate £412 £395 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.30% +5.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 425 595
Median hourly rate £16.75 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.51% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.34 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £31.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.86 £16.50 £15.50
% change year-on-year -3.87% +6.45%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ProxySG in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ProxySG in England over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ProxySG in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ProxySG in England

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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 ProxySG within the England region over the 3 months to 26 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
South East +28 8 £300 -
London +29 6 £450 +5.88% 1
East of England - 2 £488 -
South West - 1 £300 -
West Midlands - 1 £500 -
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UK

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 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 England region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 48 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 43 (89.58%) Cisco
3 40 (83.33%) Firewall
4 22 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 20 (41.67%) Citrix
6 19 (39.58%) VPN
7 16 (33.33%) Windows
8 15 (31.25%) WAN
8 15 (31.25%) F5
9 14 (29.17%) Network Security
10 13 (27.08%) Windows Server
11 12 (25.00%) Palo Alto
11 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
11 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
12 11 (22.92%) Load Balancing
12 11 (22.92%) LAN
12 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
13 10 (20.83%) Juniper
13 10 (20.83%) Wireless
13 10 (20.83%) Change Management
13 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (20.83%) VMware
14 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (18.75%) XenApp
14 9 (18.75%) SolarWinds
14 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012

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Top Related 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 2 (4.17%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (2.08%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (83.33%) Firewall
2 22 (45.83%) Cisco ASA
3 19 (39.58%) VPN
4 15 (31.25%) WAN
5 14 (29.17%) Network Security
6 12 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 11 (22.92%) LAN
8 10 (20.83%) Wireless
9 7 (14.58%) NetScaler
10 6 (12.50%) BGP
10 6 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (12.50%) Internet
10 6 (12.50%) IPsec
11 5 (10.42%) DNS
11 5 (10.42%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (10.42%) HTTP
11 5 (10.42%) TCP/IP
11 5 (10.42%) VLAN
12 3 (6.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (2.08%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 19 (39.58%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Security Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Network Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Network Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Blue Coat Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Juniper Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Network Specialist
7 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) .NET
2 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) CMDB
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.17%) PKI
3 2 (4.17%) Streaming Media
4 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (27.08%) Windows Server
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.92%) Load Balancing
2 10 (20.83%) Change Management
3 8 (16.67%) Network Management
3 8 (16.67%) Project Management
3 8 (16.67%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.58%) Process Improvement
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.17%) Change Control
7 2 (4.17%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
7 2 (4.17%) Migration
7 2 (4.17%) Network Design
7 2 (4.17%) Open Source
7 2 (4.17%) Service Management
8 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.08%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) PHP
2 2 (4.17%) Python
3 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (22.92%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (16.67%) CCNP
4 6 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (8.33%) CCNA
6 3 (6.25%) CCIE
7 2 (4.17%) DV Cleared
7 2 (4.17%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.08%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GPG13
1 1 (2.08%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (18.75%) XenApp
3 6 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.33%) BitLocker
5 2 (4.17%) BIND 9
6 1 (2.08%) Firmware
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.08%) vSphere
6 1 (2.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) OPNET
2 3 (6.25%) FortiGate
3 2 (4.17%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (4.17%) Cacti
3 2 (4.17%) Nagios
3 2 (4.17%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.08%) DameWare
4 1 (2.08%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.08%) SCCM
4 1 (2.08%) SCOM
4 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 43 (89.58%) Cisco
3 20 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 20 (41.67%) Citrix
4 15 (31.25%) F5
5 12 (25.00%) Palo Alto
6 10 (20.83%) Juniper
6 10 (20.83%) VMware
7 9 (18.75%) SolarWinds
8 6 (12.50%) Arista
8 6 (12.50%) NetApp
8 6 (12.50%) Riverbed
9 5 (10.42%) HP
9 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
10 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
10 4 (8.33%) Lumension
11 3 (6.25%) Intel Security
12 2 (4.17%) CA
12 2 (4.17%) Nokia
12 2 (4.17%) Reuters