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 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat Proxy SG
England / London
Rank 394 421 396
Rank change year-on-year +27 -25  
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 6 7 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.031% 0.032% 0.062%
As % of the System Software category 0.28% 0.32% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 10
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £369 £361
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £467 £525
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 London with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2137 2178 1947
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.98% 9.88% 9.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1486 1495 1282
Median daily rate £450 £440 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -4.10% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 93 132
Median hourly rate £25.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.85 £11.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.68 £30.00 £28.00
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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ProxySG in London

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ProxySG in London over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ProxySG in London

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ProxySG in London

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Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the London region over the 3 months to 24 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
Croydon - 2 £431 -
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England

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 16 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 15 (93.75%) Firewall
3 14 (87.50%) Cisco
4 10 (62.50%) VPN
5 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
6 8 (50.00%) Citrix
6 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (43.75%) Network Security
7 7 (43.75%) F5
7 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 7 (43.75%) Wireless
8 6 (37.50%) Change Management
8 6 (37.50%) LAN
8 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
9 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
9 5 (31.25%) Network Management
9 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
9 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
9 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (31.25%) Juniper
9 5 (31.25%) Finance
9 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
9 5 (31.25%) Project Management
10 4 (25.00%) BGP
10 4 (25.00%) IPsec
10 4 (25.00%) CCNP
10 4 (25.00%) Internet
10 4 (25.00%) HTTP
10 4 (25.00%) Windows

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Top Related 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) Firewall
2 10 (62.50%) VPN
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (43.75%) Network Security
4 7 (43.75%) WAN
4 7 (43.75%) Wireless
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
6 4 (25.00%) BGP
6 4 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (25.00%) HTTP
6 4 (25.00%) Internet
6 4 (25.00%) IPsec
7 3 (18.75%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (18.75%) DNS
7 3 (18.75%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 3 (18.75%) NetScaler
7 3 (18.75%) SSL
8 2 (12.50%) HTTPS
8 2 (12.50%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Legal
4 1 (6.25%) Swedish Language
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Security Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Core Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Design Authority
5 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (18.75%) CMDB
3 2 (12.50%) Streaming Media
4 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Load Balancing
2 5 (31.25%) Network Management
2 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 5 (31.25%) Service Delivery
3 4 (25.00%) Process Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) ITIL
4 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
5 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) Open Source
5 2 (12.50%) Service Management
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analysis
6 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
6 1 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PHP
1 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) BIND 9
2 1 (6.25%) BitLocker
2 1 (6.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) OPNET
2 2 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (12.50%) Cacti
2 2 (12.50%) Nagios
2 2 (12.50%) Stealthwatch
3 1 (6.25%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 14 (87.50%) Cisco
3 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
4 8 (50.00%) Citrix
5 7 (43.75%) F5
6 5 (31.25%) Juniper
6 5 (31.25%) Palo Alto
6 5 (31.25%) SolarWinds
7 3 (18.75%) Arista
7 3 (18.75%) Riverbed
8 2 (12.50%) Bloomberg
8 2 (12.50%) CA
8 2 (12.50%) FireEye
8 2 (12.50%) Fortinet
8 2 (12.50%) Lancope
8 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
8 2 (12.50%) NetScout
8 2 (12.50%) Reuters
8 2 (12.50%) SevOne
8 2 (12.50%) Sourcefire