The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 252 280
Rank change year-on-year +12 +28  
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 14 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.18% 0.11% 0.011%
As % of the System Software category 1.46% 0.85% 0.079%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 0
Median daily rate £525 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 960 1178 1266
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 12.40% 13.14% 13.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 698 633
Median daily rate £400 £390 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +6.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £228 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 107 154
Median hourly rate £18.00 £23.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.73% +15.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.09 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year -25.16% +22.85%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ProxySG in the South East

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ProxySG in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ProxySG in the South East

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for ProxySG in the South East

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Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the South East region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey - 7 £525 -
Kent - 6 £525 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £506 - 1
Hampshire +11 1 £175 -6.66%
ProxySG
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 South East region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 20 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) VPN
3 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 10 (50.00%) Skype
4 9 (45.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 9 (45.00%) Palo Alto
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (45.00%) F5
4 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 9 (45.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (35.00%) DNS
6 6 (30.00%) LAN
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) IPsec
7 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
7 5 (25.00%) BGP
8 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (20.00%) CCNP
8 4 (20.00%) CCNA
8 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
8 4 (20.00%) SCCM
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) Office 365

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (45.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 4 (20.00%) Office 365
3 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 10 (50.00%) Skype
2 10 (50.00%) VPN
3 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 9 (45.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 9 (45.00%) WAN
4 7 (35.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) DNS
5 6 (30.00%) LAN
6 5 (25.00%) BGP
6 5 (25.00%) IPsec
7 4 (20.00%) Network Security
8 1 (5.00%) DHCP
8 1 (5.00%) HTTP
8 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
8 1 (5.00%) SAN
8 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Network Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) CLARiiON
1 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
1 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.00%) AIX
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 1 (5.00%) Disk Encryption
3 1 (5.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) CCNA
1 4 (20.00%) CCNP
1 4 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) BitLocker
3 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (50.00%) Juniper
4 9 (45.00%) F5
4 9 (45.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (15.00%) Lumension
5 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.00%) EMC
6 1 (5.00%) Hitachi
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) McAfee
6 1 (5.00%) Meraki
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
6 1 (5.00%) Veritas
6 1 (5.00%) VMware
High Wycombe
People Source Consulting
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 21 days ago