The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading 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 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat Proxy SG
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 78 -
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 0 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading - 0.30% -
As % of the System Software category - 1.71% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £210 £500
% change year-on-year +114.28% -58.00%  
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 Reading with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 52 175 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 8.01% 17.34% 15.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 107 80
Median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £187 £250 £139
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 14
Median hourly rate £52.50 £55.55 £16.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +236.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.91 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £55.65 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.82 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -4.13% +4.10%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ProxySG in Reading

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Top 25 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Reading region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) OPNET
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Arista

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Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) CMDB
1 3 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Management
1 3 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Arista
1 3 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds