Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 612 598 596
Rank change year-on-year -14 -2 -18
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 23 21 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.049% 0.046% 0.071%
As % of the System Software category 0.40% 0.38% 0.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 11 20
London median daily rate £438 £470 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.91% -1.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £281 £413 £296
90th Percentile £580 £538 £550
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
London median hourly rate - £55.00 -
England median hourly rate - £55.00 -

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 5807 5521 4478
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 12.33% 12.22% 9.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 4164 3806 3027
London median daily rate £488 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £185 £193 £175
90th Percentile £638 £613 £600
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 145 210
London median hourly rate £21.25 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.10 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.30 £50.00 £34.30
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Central London 0 6 £438 +2.94%
South London -33 5 £400 -14.89%
ProxySG
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 23 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 18 (78.26%) Firewall
3 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
4 13 (56.52%) Cisco
5 12 (52.17%) Citrix
5 12 (52.17%) F5
6 11 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (47.83%) WAN
7 10 (43.48%) Network Security
8 9 (39.13%) Finance
8 9 (39.13%) BIG-IP
9 8 (34.78%) DNS
9 8 (34.78%) Internet
10 7 (30.43%) LAN
10 7 (30.43%) VLAN
10 7 (30.43%) High Availability
10 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
11 6 (26.09%) VPN
11 6 (26.09%) DHCP
11 6 (26.09%) BGP
12 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
12 5 (21.74%) SSL
12 5 (21.74%) Juniper
12 5 (21.74%) SAN
12 5 (21.74%) Motorola
12 5 (21.74%) Wireless
12 5 (21.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 5 (21.74%) DDoS Mitigation
12 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds

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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 18 (78.26%) Firewall
2 11 (47.83%) Cisco ASA
2 11 (47.83%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 11 (47.83%) WAN
3 10 (43.48%) Network Security
4 9 (39.13%) BIG-IP
5 8 (34.78%) DNS
5 8 (34.78%) Internet
6 7 (30.43%) LAN
6 7 (30.43%) VLAN
7 6 (26.09%) BGP
7 6 (26.09%) DHCP
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
8 5 (21.74%) EIGRP
8 5 (21.74%) SAN
8 5 (21.74%) SSL
8 5 (21.74%) Wireless
9 4 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (8.70%) IP Telephony
General
1 9 (39.13%) Finance
2 4 (17.39%) Banking
3 3 (13.04%) Legal
4 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Security Specialist
2 3 (13.04%) SOC Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Blue Coat Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Security Manager
3 2 (8.70%) IT Security Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (8.70%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Network Specialist
3 2 (8.70%) Security Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Security Project Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) High Availability
2 5 (21.74%) DDoS Mitigation
3 4 (17.39%) Analytics
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL
3 4 (17.39%) ITIL V3
4 3 (13.04%) Collaborative Working
4 3 (13.04%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
4 3 (13.04%) Information Management
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) Network Management
4 3 (13.04%) Penetration Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Process Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) Project Management
4 3 (13.04%) Security Operations
4 3 (13.04%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) SIEM
4 3 (13.04%) Threat Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Vulnerability Scanning
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) CCNP
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.35%) CCSA
Vendors
1 23 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 15 (65.22%) CheckPoint
3 13 (56.52%) Cisco
4 12 (52.17%) Citrix
4 12 (52.17%) F5
5 5 (21.74%) Juniper
5 5 (21.74%) Motorola
5 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
5 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
6 4 (17.39%) Arista
7 3 (13.04%) AlgoSec
7 3 (13.04%) ArcSight
7 3 (13.04%) Darktrace
7 3 (13.04%) HP
7 3 (13.04%) Qualys
8 2 (8.70%) CyberArk
8 2 (8.70%) FireEye
9 1 (4.35%) Forcepoint