Period
to 9 May 2021

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 6 months to 9 May 2021 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
UK > England
6 months to
9 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 587 604 800
Rank change year-on-year +17 +196 +9
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 25 14 43
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 0.056% 0.030% 0.051%
As % of the System Software category 0.39% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 7 24
10th Percentile £373 £360 £368
25th Percentile £413 £361 £412
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £450 £431
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.35% +1.47%
75th Percentile £464 £531 £470
90th Percentile £478 £623 £500
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £438
% change year-on-year - -2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Median hourly rate £62.00 - £66.81
UK median hourly rate £62.00 - £66.81

ProxySG is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 6,476 7,264 13,114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 14.56% 15.60% 15.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,511 4,927 8,953
10th Percentile £220 £176 £190
25th Percentile £375 £325 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £470 £475
Median % change year-on-year +3.72% -1.05% +5.56%
75th Percentile £575 £575 £575
90th Percentile £660 £638 £638
UK median daily rate £488 £450 £475
% change year-on-year +8.33% -5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 367 546
10th Percentile £11.27 £11.22 £10.92
25th Percentile £13.25 £13.07 £13.00
Median hourly rate £19.50 £16.95 £16.50
Median % change year-on-year +15.04% +2.73% +4.04%
75th Percentile £43.75 £20.88 £24.44
90th Percentile £60.00 £43.30 £47.69
UK median hourly rate £20.50 £17.30 £16.50
% change year-on-year +18.51% +4.83% +4.04%

ProxySG
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing ProxySG as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for ProxySG in England

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing ProxySG in England.

Daily rate trend for ProxySG in England

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Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing ProxySG in England over the 6 months to 9 May 2021.

Daily rate histogram for ProxySG in England

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing ProxySG in England.

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 6 months to 9 May 2021. 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
London -25 8 £425 +3.03% 1
South West +45 5 £425 -5.56% 1
North of England +42 4 £425 -
East of England - 3 £450 -
Yorkshire - 3 £425 -
South East +50 2 - -
North West +21 1 - -
Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - -
ProxySG
UK

For the 6 months to 9 May 2021, IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 25 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco
3 16 (64.00%) Firewall
4 15 (60.00%) WAN
5 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
5 14 (56.00%) Broadcom
6 13 (52.00%) F5
7 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (40.00%) Symantec
8 10 (40.00%) VPN
9 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
9 9 (36.00%) LAN
10 7 (28.00%) Network Security
10 7 (28.00%) Migration
11 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
11 6 (24.00%) ITIL
11 6 (24.00%) Windows
11 6 (24.00%) CCNP
11 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
11 6 (24.00%) McAfee
11 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (24.00%) FireEye
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
11 6 (24.00%) Zscaler
11 6 (24.00%) SD-WAN
12 5 (20.00%) SaaS
12 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
13 4 (16.00%) Finance
13 4 (16.00%) Wireless
13 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development

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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:

Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.00%) SaaS
2 4 (16.00%) Azure
2 4 (16.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (64.00%) Firewall
2 15 (60.00%) WAN
3 12 (48.00%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (40.00%) VPN
5 9 (36.00%) LAN
5 9 (36.00%) TCP/IP
6 7 (28.00%) Network Security
7 6 (24.00%) SD-WAN
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco ISE
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (16.00%) DNS
8 4 (16.00%) Internet
8 4 (16.00%) SAN
8 4 (16.00%) VoIP
8 4 (16.00%) Wireless
9 3 (12.00%) BIG-IP
9 3 (12.00%) TACACS
10 2 (8.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 2 (8.00%) Sourcefire
General
1 5 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (16.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Social Skills
3 3 (12.00%) Banking
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Network Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Security Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Web Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Check Point Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (4.00%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
1 6 (24.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Migration
2 6 (24.00%) ITIL
3 4 (16.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Change Control
3 4 (16.00%) Content Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) Content Management
3 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (16.00%) Waterfall
3 4 (16.00%) Web Filtering
4 3 (12.00%) Change Management
4 3 (12.00%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (12.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (12.00%) Network Management
5 2 (8.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
6 1 (4.00%) IT Strategy
6 1 (4.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
1 4 (16.00%) Perl
1 4 (16.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) CCNP
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 2 (8.00%) CCIE
3 2 (8.00%) CCIE Security
3 2 (8.00%) CCSA
3 2 (8.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) Snort
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (16.00%) Suricata
1 4 (16.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
2 3 (12.00%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (12.00%) HAProxy
3 2 (8.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco
3 14 (56.00%) Broadcom
3 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
4 13 (52.00%) F5
5 10 (40.00%) Symantec
6 6 (24.00%) FireEye
6 6 (24.00%) Fortinet
6 6 (24.00%) McAfee
6 6 (24.00%) Zscaler
7 4 (16.00%) Dell
7 4 (16.00%) Palo Alto
7 4 (16.00%) Trend Micro
8 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
9 2 (8.00%) IronPort
9 2 (8.00%) Juniper
9 2 (8.00%) Microsoft
9 2 (8.00%) Qualys