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 June 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.

Blue Coat Proxy SG
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 409 419 391
Rank change year-on-year +10 -28  
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 3 9 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.015% 0.042% 0.13%
As % of the System Software category 0.14% 0.37% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 24
Median daily rate £525 £471 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.40% -14.31%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £494 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +23.43% +6.66%  
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 2150 2440 2268
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 10.52% 11.26% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1513 1746 1514
Median daily rate £450 £445 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +18.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 63 123
Median hourly rate £21.40 £17.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.88% -10.52%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.30 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £22.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.58% +22.85%  

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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 Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ProxySG in London

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) DNS
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
4 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 3 (33.33%) Banking
5 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) DHCP
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) LAN
6 2 (22.22%) SSL
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
6 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 2 (22.22%) IPsec
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3

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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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) Network Security
3 4 (44.44%) DNS
3 4 (44.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 4 (44.44%) Internet
4 3 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 3 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) BGP
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) IPsec
5 2 (22.22%) LAN
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) H.323
6 1 (11.11%) MGCP
6 1 (11.11%) Multicast
6 1 (11.11%) NX-OS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
2 1 (11.11%) Swedish Language
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Security Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 2 (22.22%) Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Network Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (22.22%) Security Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Architect
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat Consultant
5 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat Specialist
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security Architect
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITIL V3
2 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 1 (11.11%) Change Control
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
3 1 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) CCNP
1 2 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCIE
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) F5
3 5 (55.56%) CheckPoint
4 4 (44.44%) Citrix
4 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 2 (22.22%) FireEye
5 2 (22.22%) Sourcefire
6 1 (11.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 1 (11.11%) McAfee
6 1 (11.11%) NetScout
6 1 (11.11%) Palo Alto
6 1 (11.11%) Reuters
6 1 (11.11%) SevOne
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