Period
to 5 December 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London 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 5 December 2020 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 > London
6 months to
5 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 372 528 613
Rank change year-on-year +156 +85 +18
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 3 13 23
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 0.018% 0.037% 0.049%
As % of the System Software category 0.13% 0.26% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 19
Median daily rate £450 £450 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +12.94%
10th Percentile £425 £318 £406
90th Percentile £475 £520 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
England 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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2,261 5,092 7,241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 13.83% 14.59% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,528 3,697 5,315
Median daily rate £505 £500 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.00% -4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £305 £186 £200
90th Percentile £700 £665 £659
England median daily rate £475 £450 £463
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.70% +8.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 124 146
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.21% -1.30% -8.14%
10th Percentile £12.70 £12.44 £12.75
90th Percentile £44.95 £50.00 £47.23
Median hourly rate £20.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +21.21% +3.13% -3.03%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for ProxySG in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Daily rate trend for ProxySG in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Hourly rate trend for ProxySG in London

For the 6 months to 5 December 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec
2 1 (33.33%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Broadcom
2 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Arista

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Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) OSPF
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Blue Coat Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
1 1 (33.33%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Blue Coat
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Arista
2 1 (33.33%) Broadcom
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Riverbed
2 1 (33.33%) Symantec