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 3 months to 23 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 / North West
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 148
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.027%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £288
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 the North West with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
North West
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 317 392 454
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.77% 10.25% 12.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 197 199 233
Median daily rate £379 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.68% +28.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £209 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 43 63
Median hourly rate £15.50 £13.50 £14.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.81% -4.74%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.36 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.21 £16.00 £21.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

ProxySG
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

ProxySG
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