The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Proofpoint products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Proofpoint over the 3 months to 27 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.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Proofpoint, Inc.

Proofpoint
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 601 632 -
Rank change year-on-year +31 -  
Contract jobs citing Proofpoint 9 22 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.041% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.044% 0.091% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 0
Median daily rate £463 £410 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.80% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £463 £325 -
% change year-on-year +42.30% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Proofpoint is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in contract job vacancies.

Contract Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 20658 24248 24553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 43.84% 44.91% 44.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 12524 14933 14366
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £572 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.66% +3.44%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 715 832 1088
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.45 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.06% +7.60%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.50 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.92 £18.50
% change year-on-year -16.32% +13.05%  

Proofpoint
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Proofpoint as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Proofpoint in the UK

Proofpoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Proofpoint in the UK

Proofpoint
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Proofpoint in the UK

Proofpoint
Top 7 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Proofpoint within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +9 9 £463 +12.80% 4
Manchester - 8 £475 - 1
North West - 8 £475 - 1
West Midlands +14 1 £375 -15.49%
Birmingham +6 1 £375 -15.49%
Staffordshire - 1 £375 -
Tamworth - 1 £375 -

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Proofpoint also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Proofpoint.

1 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Skype for Business
2 8 (42.11%) Unified Communications
2 8 (42.11%) Skype
3 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (36.84%) Office 365
3 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
3 7 (36.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (36.84%) Symantec
4 6 (31.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 5 (26.32%) DevOps
5 5 (26.32%) McAfee
5 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
5 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
6 4 (21.05%) Internet
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (21.05%) Change Management
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
6 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
7 3 (15.79%) GDPR
7 3 (15.79%) Law
7 3 (15.79%) Information Security
8 2 (10.53%) VMware
8 2 (10.53%) Retail
8 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
8 2 (10.53%) Logistics
8 2 (10.53%) SCCM
8 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS

Proofpoint
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 9 (47.37%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Skype for Business
3 7 (36.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 7 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (36.84%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) Skype
1 8 (42.11%) Unified Communications
2 4 (21.05%) Internet
3 2 (10.53%) DHCP
3 2 (10.53%) DNS
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
3 2 (10.53%) NetScaler
3 2 (10.53%) VPN
4 1 (5.26%) LAN
General
1 3 (15.79%) Law
2 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Messaging Engineer
1 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Data Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) IT Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Blackberry
2 4 (21.05%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (10.53%) FMCG
4 1 (5.26%) CESG
4 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.53%) Windows
1 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) DevOps
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
2 4 (21.05%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (21.05%) Security Operations
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
4 2 (10.53%) Asset Management
4 2 (10.53%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.53%) Identity Access Management
4 2 (10.53%) Logistics
4 2 (10.53%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Service Design
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.26%) Data Security
5 1 (5.26%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) GDPR
2 2 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (5.26%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (10.53%) AirWatch
2 2 (10.53%) Nexpose
2 2 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Symantec
2 5 (26.32%) Blue Coat
2 5 (26.32%) McAfee
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Cisco
4 2 (10.53%) F5
4 2 (10.53%) LogRhythm
4 2 (10.53%) Palo Alto
4 2 (10.53%) VMware
5 1 (5.26%) FireEye
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