Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 22 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 > North West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 195 215 243
Rank change year-on-year +20 +28 -44
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 11 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.19% 0.044% 0.012%
As % of the System Software category 1.78% 0.43% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 1
North West median daily rate £350 - £410
England median daily rate £463 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +8.82% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
North West median hourly rate - - -
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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
North West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 619 690 857
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West 10.84% 10.06% 10.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 389 389 454
North West median daily rate £375 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.29% +13.33%
10th Percentile £125 £143 £163
90th Percentile £550 £514 £513
England median daily rate £425 £410 £375
% change year-on-year +3.66% +9.33% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 77 107
North West median hourly rate £15.69 £14.34 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.41% -1.10% -3.33%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.50 £10.25
90th Percentile £39.30 £21.60 £25.90
England median hourly rate £16.50 £15.88 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.94% -0.78% +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing ProxySG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for ProxySG in the North West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the North West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ProxySG in the North West

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Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the North West region over the 6 months to 22 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
Manchester +21 7 £350 -
Cheshire - 4 - -
ProxySG
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 North West region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 11 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 7 (63.64%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Network Design
3 6 (54.55%) Juniper
3 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
3 6 (54.55%) MPLS
3 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
3 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) VLAN
3 6 (54.55%) Network Security
3 6 (54.55%) Junos
3 6 (54.55%) SIEM
3 6 (54.55%) Palo Alto
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
4 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Symantec
5 4 (36.36%) SSL
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
7 2 (18.18%) MCP
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) MCSA

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (63.64%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) DHCP
2 6 (54.55%) DNS
2 6 (54.55%) Junos
2 6 (54.55%) MPLS
2 6 (54.55%) Network Security
2 6 (54.55%) TCP/IP
2 6 (54.55%) VLAN
3 4 (36.36%) SSL
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
General
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Network Security Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Security Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Network Design
1 6 (54.55%) SIEM
2 5 (45.45%) Cybersecurity
2 5 (45.45%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (45.45%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 4 (36.36%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
4 2 (18.18%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) CCNA
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) CISSP
1 2 (18.18%) MCP
1 2 (18.18%) MCSA
1 2 (18.18%) MCSE
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 6 (54.55%) CheckPoint
2 6 (54.55%) Juniper
2 6 (54.55%) Palo Alto
3 4 (36.36%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) VMware