Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South 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 18 July 2019 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 West
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 208 - 202
Rank change year-on-year - +202 +2
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 8 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.13% - 0.11%
As % of the System Software category 0.68% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 6
South West median daily rate £463 - £325
10th Percentile £378 - £306
90th Percentile £515 - £384
England median daily rate £431 £450 £488
% change year-on-year -4.17% -7.69% +14.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South West median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £66.81 - -

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 West with a requirement for system software skills.

All System Software Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,168 787 660
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 18.66% 14.81% 12.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 726 435 407
South West median daily rate £450 £393 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.65% +10.56% -1.39%
10th Percentile £184 £163 £162
90th Percentile £600 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 87 41
South West median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £15.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% +20.44% +0.16%
10th Percentile £12.75 £11.17 £10.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +4.92%

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Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for ProxySG in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ProxySG in the South West

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ProxySG in the South West over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ProxySG in the South West

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Contract Job Locations in the South 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 South West region over the 6 months to 18 July 2019. 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
Dorset - 5 £463 -
Wiltshire - 2 £525 - 1
Bristol - 1 £485 - 1
ProxySG
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2019, IT contractor jobs citing ProxySG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the South West region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Juniper
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) McAfee
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
4 3 (37.50%) Network Management
5 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (25.00%) NAS
5 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (25.00%) Problem Management

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Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (25.00%) IIS
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (37.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (25.00%) BIG-IP
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) NAS
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) Network Security
5 1 (12.50%) VXLAN
5 1 (12.50%) WAN
5 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Security Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (25.00%) Data Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (25.00%) Service Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (25.00%) Virtual Team Management
4 1 (12.50%) DNA
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Network Segmentation
4 1 (12.50%) Strategic Roadmap
4 1 (12.50%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) SCCM
1 2 (25.00%) SCOM
2 1 (12.50%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) F5
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) McAfee
3 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
3 2 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp
3 2 (25.00%) Palo Alto
3 2 (25.00%) Symantec
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki