The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 28 March 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
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 578 625 616
Rank change year-on-year +47 -9  
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 30 14 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.026% 0.048%
As % of the System Software category 0.60% 0.24% 0.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 5 17
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £370
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £461 £635
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £210 £500
% change year-on-year +114.28% -58.00%  
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 with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
UK
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 5018 5842 5553
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 11.13% 10.90% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 3194 3561 3055
Median daily rate £400 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £200 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £535 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £351 £365 £350
% change year-on-year -3.97% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 350 452 637
Median hourly rate £16.88 £16.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.46% -3.03%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £45.00 £34.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £15.93 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.45% +4.10%  

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Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ProxySG in the UK

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Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing ProxySG over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for ProxySG in the UK

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Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for ProxySG in the UK

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Top 24 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 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 +37 19 £416 -2.05% 2
South Wales +25 8 £450 +114.28%
Wales +22 8 £450 +114.28%
South East +16 8 £300 -
Bridgend - 7 £450 -
London +23 6 £450 +5.88% 1
Berkshire +25 4 £300 -
Bracknell +4 4 £300 -
Edinburgh - 3 £475 -
Scotland - 3 £475 -
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £488 -
Croydon - 2 £431 -
Hampshire - 2 £213 -
East of England - 2 £488 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £488 -
Wiltshire - 1 £300 - 1
Warwick - 1 £500 -
Swindon - 1 £300 - 1
Kent - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £500 -
South West - 1 £300 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £500 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 66 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 57 (86.36%) Cisco
2 57 (86.36%) Firewall
3 26 (39.39%) CheckPoint
4 25 (37.88%) F5
5 23 (34.85%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (34.85%) VPN
6 21 (31.82%) Windows
6 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
7 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
7 20 (30.30%) Citrix
8 17 (25.76%) WAN
9 16 (24.24%) Network Security
10 15 (22.73%) Fortinet
11 14 (21.21%) Juniper
11 14 (21.21%) Wireless
12 13 (19.70%) LAN
12 13 (19.70%) Data Centre
12 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
13 12 (18.18%) Palo Alto
13 12 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (18.18%) Network Management
13 12 (18.18%) Intel Security
14 11 (16.67%) Load Balancing
14 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
15 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 10 (15.15%) Riverbed
15 10 (15.15%) Finance

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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 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.52%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (86.36%) Firewall
2 23 (34.85%) Cisco ASA
2 23 (34.85%) VPN
3 17 (25.76%) WAN
4 16 (24.24%) Network Security
5 14 (21.21%) Wireless
6 13 (19.70%) LAN
7 12 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 9 (13.64%) DNS
9 7 (10.61%) NetScaler
9 7 (10.61%) SSL
9 7 (10.61%) VLAN
10 6 (9.09%) BGP
10 6 (9.09%) Cisco Wireless
10 6 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (9.09%) Internet
10 6 (9.09%) IPsec
10 6 (9.09%) MPLS
11 5 (7.58%) DHCP
11 5 (7.58%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (15.15%) Finance
2 6 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (7.58%) Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (3.03%) Military
5 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Legal
5 1 (1.52%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Network Engineer
2 12 (18.18%) Security Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 8 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Firewall Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Network Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Network Consultant
7 4 (6.06%) Network Specialist
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Project Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.12%) Web Services
2 2 (3.03%) Middleware
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (19.70%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.09%) CMDB
3 4 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (6.06%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.03%) PKI
4 2 (3.03%) Streaming Media
5 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Windows
2 13 (19.70%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (12.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.03%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Network Management
2 11 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 10 (15.15%) Change Management
4 9 (13.64%) Change Control
5 8 (12.12%) Process Improvement
5 8 (12.12%) Project Management
5 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
6 5 (7.58%) Information Security
7 4 (6.06%) ITIL
7 4 (6.06%) WAN Optimisation
8 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.55%) SIEM
9 2 (3.03%) Analytics
9 2 (3.03%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.03%) Migration
9 2 (3.03%) Network Design
9 2 (3.03%) Open Source
9 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.09%) Python
2 4 (6.06%) Perl
3 3 (4.55%) SQL
4 2 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 11 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (12.12%) CCNP
5 6 (9.09%) Degree
5 6 (9.09%) JNCIE
6 4 (6.06%) CCNA
6 4 (6.06%) JNCIP
7 3 (4.55%) CCIE
7 3 (4.55%) DV Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.52%) GPG13
1 1 (1.52%) HMG Infosec
System Software
1 10 (15.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (13.64%) XenApp
3 6 (9.09%) Active Directory
4 4 (6.06%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.03%) BIND 9
6 1 (1.52%) Firmware
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.52%) vSphere
6 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) FortiGate
2 6 (9.09%) Nagios
2 6 (9.09%) OPNET
3 2 (3.03%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (3.03%) Cacti
3 2 (3.03%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.52%) DameWare
4 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.52%) SCCM
4 1 (1.52%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.52%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 57 (86.36%) Cisco
3 26 (39.39%) CheckPoint
4 25 (37.88%) F5
5 20 (30.30%) Citrix
6 15 (22.73%) Fortinet
7 14 (21.21%) Juniper
8 12 (18.18%) Intel Security
8 12 (18.18%) Palo Alto
9 10 (15.15%) Riverbed
9 10 (15.15%) VMware
10 9 (13.64%) SolarWinds
11 6 (9.09%) Arista
11 6 (9.09%) FireEye
11 6 (9.09%) NetApp
11 6 (9.09%) SevOne
11 6 (9.09%) Sourcefire
12 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
13 4 (6.06%) HP
13 4 (6.06%) Radware
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Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago