Period
to 16 October 2018

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 16 October 2018 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 792 793 818
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 -29
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 69 63 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.073% 0.069% 0.039%
As % of the System Software category 0.48% 0.56% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 40 21
England median daily rate £450 £484 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.98% +20.94% -11.11%
10th Percentile £405 £325 £206
90th Percentile £538 £540 £488
UK median daily rate £450 £488 £425
% change year-on-year -7.69% +14.71% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
England median hourly rate - - -
UK median hourly rate - - -

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 14,238 11,290 12,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 15.11% 12.38% 12.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,334 7,310 7,662
England median daily rate £450 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +13.10%
10th Percentile £185 £163 £180
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 811 628 807
England median hourly rate £16.00 £16.81 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.79% +6.70% -1.56%
10th Percentile £10.50 £10.40 £10.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £47.50 £38.10
UK median hourly rate £16.00 £16.73 £16.00
% change year-on-year -4.33% +4.53% -

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Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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 -4 27 £520 +8.90% 2
North of England -18 22 £425 +21.43% 1
North West -1 13 £458 +30.71% 1
Yorkshire -17 9 £423 +18.18%
South East -19 8 £450 -14.29% 1
East of England - 6 £375 -
Midlands -12 4 £450 +12.50% 1
West Midlands - 4 £450 -
ProxySG
UK

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 69 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 41 (59.42%) CheckPoint
2 41 (59.42%) Firewall
3 34 (49.28%) Cisco
3 34 (49.28%) F5
4 28 (40.58%) Network Security
5 27 (39.13%) Juniper
6 25 (36.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 22 (31.88%) Internet
7 22 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (28.99%) Finance
9 19 (27.54%) Cisco Nexus
10 18 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 17 (24.64%) LAN
12 16 (23.19%) Symantec
12 16 (23.19%) Cisco ASA
13 15 (21.74%) Banking
13 15 (21.74%) CCNP
14 13 (18.84%) Wireless
15 12 (17.39%) Change Management
15 12 (17.39%) OSPF
15 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
16 11 (15.94%) McAfee
16 11 (15.94%) BGP
16 11 (15.94%) ITIL
16 11 (15.94%) Trustwave
16 11 (15.94%) M86 Security
17 10 (14.49%) WAN
17 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
18 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared

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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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (8.70%) CMS
2 2 (2.90%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) GitHub
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (59.42%) Firewall
2 28 (40.58%) Network Security
3 25 (36.23%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 22 (31.88%) Internet
5 19 (27.54%) Cisco Nexus
6 18 (26.09%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 17 (24.64%) LAN
8 16 (23.19%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (18.84%) Wireless
10 12 (17.39%) OSPF
11 11 (15.94%) BGP
12 10 (14.49%) WAN
13 9 (13.04%) Cisco ISE
13 9 (13.04%) MPLS
13 9 (13.04%) SSL
14 8 (11.59%) ISDN
14 8 (11.59%) NX-OS
14 8 (11.59%) VPN
14 8 (11.59%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (10.14%) Cisco IOS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (28.99%) Finance
2 15 (21.74%) Banking
3 3 (4.35%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 17 (24.64%) Security Engineer
3 11 (15.94%) Network Security Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (11.59%) Technical Writer
5 7 (10.14%) Firewall Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.70%) Consultant
6 6 (8.70%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.35%) Blue Coat Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Security Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Analyst
9 2 (2.90%) Support Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.70%) XMPP
2 5 (7.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Self-Motivation
2 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.80%) PKI
4 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.90%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.45%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.80%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Unix
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Change Management
1 12 (17.39%) Load Balancing
2 11 (15.94%) ITIL
3 7 (10.14%) Process Improvement
3 7 (10.14%) Service Management
4 5 (7.25%) Incident Management
4 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
4 5 (7.25%) Security Management
5 4 (5.80%) Network Management
5 4 (5.80%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (5.80%) Project Management
5 4 (5.80%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (4.35%) Change Control
6 3 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (4.35%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.35%) ITSM
6 3 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (4.35%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.80%) Python
2 2 (2.90%) Perl
2 2 (2.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (31.88%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (21.74%) CCNP
3 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
4 9 (13.04%) CISSP
4 9 (13.04%) SC Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) CCIE
6 5 (7.25%) CompTIA Security+
6 5 (7.25%) GSEC
6 5 (7.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.90%) CCDP
7 2 (2.90%) CCNA
7 2 (2.90%) CCSA
7 2 (2.90%) CCSE
7 2 (2.90%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.45%) Degree
8 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.90%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
1 2 (2.90%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (8.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (4.35%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.90%) Ansible
3 2 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 69 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 41 (59.42%) CheckPoint
3 34 (49.28%) Cisco
3 34 (49.28%) F5
4 27 (39.13%) Juniper
5 16 (23.19%) Symantec
6 11 (15.94%) M86 Security
6 11 (15.94%) McAfee
6 11 (15.94%) Trustwave
7 9 (13.04%) Palo Alto
8 8 (11.59%) Fortinet
8 8 (11.59%) Meraki
8 8 (11.59%) SolarWinds
9 5 (7.25%) Zscaler
10 4 (5.80%) Bloomberg
10 4 (5.80%) Reuters
11 2 (2.90%) Citrix
11 2 (2.90%) NetScout
11 2 (2.90%) Radianz
11 2 (2.90%) SevOne