Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 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
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 210 227 196
Rank change year-on-year +17 -31 +14
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 1 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.018% 0.048% 0.019%
As % of the System Software category 0.095% 0.30% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 1
South West median daily rate £450 £465 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% +43.08% -36.27%
10th Percentile £438 £458 £313
90th Percentile £463 £473 £338
England median daily rate £500 £450 £383
% change year-on-year +11.11% +17.65% +27.50%
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 1,048 1,007 708
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 19.07% 15.99% 13.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 696 590 406
South West median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +21.21%
10th Percentile £150 £205 £159
90th Percentile £600 £588 £589
England median daily rate £450 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 60 58
South West median hourly rate £21.50 £26.57 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.09% +13.07% +54.10%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.14 £11.17
90th Percentile £44.93 £49.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.03% +3.13%

ProxySG
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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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 17 February 2020. 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
Bristol - 1 £450 -
ProxySG
England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, 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 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Shadow IT

ProxySG
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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Shadow IT
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Email Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat