Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 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 > South East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 356 373 380
Rank change year-on-year +17 +7 -13
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 19 6 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.11% 0.036% 0.087%
As % of the System Software category 0.77% 0.28% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 2 17
South East median daily rate £506 £213 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +138.24% -39.29% -7.89%
10th Percentile £436 £206 £285
90th Percentile £538 £219 £450
England median daily rate £475 £425 £450
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
South East median hourly rate - £55.00 -
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 South East with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 2474 2149 2221
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.70% 12.91% 11.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1470 1265 1216
South East median daily rate £394 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.07% +7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £144 £184 £161
90th Percentile £538 £538 £490
England median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +8.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 191 254
South East median hourly rate £16.71 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.37% -14.29% +12.90%
10th Percentile £10.26 £10.29 £11.25
90th Percentile £45.00 £46.96 £39.70
England median hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.13% - +6.67%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing ProxySG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Surrey - 11 £513 -
Thames Valley -5 5 £488 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £506 -
Kent - 3 £525 -
Hampshire +8 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £365 -
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England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
1 19 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 13 (68.42%) Palo Alto
4 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
4 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
5 8 (42.11%) F5
6 7 (36.84%) McAfee
7 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
7 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
7 6 (31.58%) Solaris
7 6 (31.58%) Proofpoint
7 6 (31.58%) Sendmail
8 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
8 5 (26.32%) Skype
8 5 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 5 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 5 (26.32%) VPN
8 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
8 5 (26.32%) Finance
9 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
9 4 (21.05%) Service Management
9 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (21.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (21.05%) Office 365
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
9 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS

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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 5 (26.32%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Private Cloud
2 1 (5.26%) OneDrive
2 1 (5.26%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) Firewall
2 5 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (26.32%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (26.32%) Skype
2 5 (26.32%) VPN
3 4 (21.05%) DNS
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security
4 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 2 (10.53%) BGP
5 2 (10.53%) BIG-IP
5 2 (10.53%) IPsec
5 2 (10.53%) PuTTY
5 2 (10.53%) TACACS
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
1 5 (26.32%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.26%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Firewall Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Deployment Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Office 365 Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.79%) Administrator
4 3 (15.79%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) SCCM Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Technical Support
6 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Administrator
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Solaris
2 2 (10.53%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
1 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (21.05%) Problem Management
1 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 2 (10.53%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Incident Management
3 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.26%) Network Design
3 1 (5.26%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) SC Cleared
1 9 (47.37%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) CCNP
2 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 6 (31.58%) Sendmail
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 14 (73.68%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Juniper
3 13 (68.42%) Palo Alto
4 8 (42.11%) F5
5 7 (36.84%) McAfee
6 6 (31.58%) CheckPoint
6 6 (31.58%) Proofpoint
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
7 2 (10.53%) IronPort
7 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.53%) Thales
8 1 (5.26%) Meraki
8 1 (5.26%) SAP