Period
to 6 December 2019

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 6 December 2019 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
6 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 534 613 626
Rank change year-on-year +79 +13 -22
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 11 23 22
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.032% 0.049% 0.046%
As % of the System Software category 0.22% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 18 13
London median daily rate £458 £490 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.63% +15.29% -9.57%
10th Percentile £370 £405 £275
90th Percentile £521 £538 £583
England median daily rate £458 £458 £450
% change year-on-year - +1.67% +0.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London 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 5,065 7,259 5,920
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 14.58% 15.51% 12.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,677 5,330 4,270
London median daily rate £500 £525 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £185 £200 £185
90th Percentile £663 £656 £638
England median daily rate £450 £463 £425
% change year-on-year -2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 123 145 143
London median hourly rate £19.00 £19.25 £20.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.30% -7.94% +24.84%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.10
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.25 £56.50
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +3.13% -3.03% +3.13%

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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 6 December 2019.

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 6 December 2019. 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 +49 5 £458 -12.86%
South London - 1 £499 -
ProxySG
England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2019, 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) Blue Coat
1 10 (90.91%) F5
2 9 (81.82%) Cisco IOS
3 8 (72.73%) Network Security
3 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 8 (72.73%) BGP
3 8 (72.73%) NX-OS
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (63.64%) Juniper
4 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 7 (63.64%) Change Management
5 6 (54.55%) Firewall
5 6 (54.55%) Wireless
5 6 (54.55%) Finance
5 6 (54.55%) Banking
5 6 (54.55%) NetScout
5 6 (54.55%) Network Management
5 6 (54.55%) Junos
5 6 (54.55%) Unix
5 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 6 (54.55%) LAN
5 6 (54.55%) WAN
5 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (54.55%) Multicast
5 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
5 6 (54.55%) SevOne
6 5 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (45.45%) H.323

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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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 1 (9.09%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) AWS
1 3 (27.27%) Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Cisco IOS
2 8 (72.73%) BGP
2 8 (72.73%) Network Security
2 8 (72.73%) NX-OS
2 8 (72.73%) OSPF
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Junos
4 6 (54.55%) LAN
4 6 (54.55%) Multicast
4 6 (54.55%) WAN
4 6 (54.55%) Wireless
4 6 (54.55%) Wireshark
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco IPT
5 5 (45.45%) H.323
5 5 (45.45%) MGCP
6 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 2 (18.18%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) VPLS
General
1 6 (54.55%) Banking
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Network Deployment Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Professional Services Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Security Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Designer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Unix
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Change Management
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Network Management
2 6 (54.55%) Network Monitoring
3 5 (45.45%) Service Delivery
4 4 (36.36%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) Migration
6 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
6 2 (18.18%) Network Architecture
6 2 (18.18%) Service Management
7 1 (9.09%) Change Control
7 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
7 1 (9.09%) Network Design
7 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) Perl
1 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (27.27%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) CASB
1 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Blue Coat
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
1 10 (90.91%) F5
2 7 (63.64%) Juniper
3 6 (54.55%) NetScout
3 6 (54.55%) SevOne
4 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
5 4 (36.36%) Bloomberg
5 4 (36.36%) Reuters
6 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
6 2 (18.18%) Meraki
6 2 (18.18%) Sun
6 2 (18.18%) Symantec
7 1 (9.09%) Dell
7 1 (9.09%) EMC
7 1 (9.09%) McAfee
7 1 (9.09%) NetApp
7 1 (9.09%) Thales
7 1 (9.09%) VMware