Period
to 29 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies with a requirement for Reverse Proxy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Reverse Proxy over the 6 months to 29 October 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.

Reverse Proxy
UK
6 months to
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 458 746 820
Rank change year-on-year +288 +74 -4
Contract jobs citing Reverse Proxy 72 80 71
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.094% 0.069%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.69% 0.71% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 34 48
Median daily rate £500 £525 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -2.56%
10th Percentile £375 £433 £405
90th Percentile £544 £584 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £510 £525 £475
% change year-on-year -2.86% +10.53% +39.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 1
Median hourly rate £35.00 £80.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +233.33% +55.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £80.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +233.33% +55.79%

Reverse Proxy is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,260 11,336 13,622
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.02% 13.32% 13.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,446 6,835 8,200
Median daily rate £438 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £210 £200 £200
90th Percentile £621 £600 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 629 664
Median hourly rate £35.00 £28.42 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.15% +49.58% -
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.48 £12.23
90th Percentile £55.60 £53.75 £48.12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £23.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year +48.94% +23.68% -1.30%

Reverse Proxy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Reverse Proxy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Reverse Proxy in the UK

Reverse Proxy
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Reverse Proxy.

Daily rate trend for Reverse Proxy in the UK

Reverse Proxy
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Reverse Proxy over the 6 months to 29 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Reverse Proxy in the UK

Reverse Proxy
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Reverse Proxy.

Hourly rate trend for Reverse Proxy in the UK

Reverse Proxy
Top 10 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Reverse Proxy within the UK over the 6 months to 29 October 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
England +258 64 £510 -2.86% 3
UK excluding London +234 46 £510 -2.86%
South East +146 22 £510 -2.86%
London +229 21 £450 -16.67% 3
Work from Home -95 16 £450 -
Yorkshire - 14 £526 -
North of England - 14 £526 -
South West - 6 - -
Scotland - 3 £513 -
East of England - 1 £475 -

For the 6 months to 29 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing Reverse Proxy 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 with a requirement for Reverse Proxy.

1 58 (80.56%) Firewall
2 46 (63.89%) JIRA
3 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
4 40 (55.56%) PowerShell
4 40 (55.56%) Windows
4 40 (55.56%) Jenkins
5 39 (54.17%) GitHub
6 38 (52.78%) Git (software)
6 38 (52.78%) VMware
7 37 (51.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 36 (50.00%) Terraform
9 35 (48.61%) Windows Server
9 35 (48.61%) Infrastructure as Code
9 35 (48.61%) Splunk
9 35 (48.61%) Linux
10 34 (47.22%) DevOps
10 34 (47.22%) Kubernetes
11 31 (43.06%) Ansible
11 31 (43.06%) Docker
11 31 (43.06%) Puppet
11 31 (43.06%) CentOS
11 31 (43.06%) SC Cleared
11 31 (43.06%) Security Cleared
12 30 (41.67%) Configuration Management
12 30 (41.67%) vSphere
12 30 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
13 29 (40.28%) GitLab
13 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2016
13 29 (40.28%) Windows 10

Reverse Proxy
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 18 (25.00%) Confluence
2 9 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (12.50%) Mule
3 6 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (6.94%) GeoServer
4 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.78%) Apache
6 1 (1.39%) nginx
6 1 (1.39%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 39 (54.17%) GitHub
2 21 (29.17%) AWS
3 18 (25.00%) GCP
3 18 (25.00%) Slack
4 15 (20.83%) Azure
5 9 (12.50%) npm
6 8 (11.11%) PaaS
7 4 (5.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (4.17%) IaaS
9 1 (1.39%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 58 (80.56%) Firewall
2 29 (40.28%) VLAN
3 28 (38.89%) DNS
4 19 (26.39%) SSL
5 18 (25.00%) SNMP
5 18 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (4.17%) DMZ
6 3 (4.17%) Internet
6 3 (4.17%) SAN
6 3 (4.17%) WAN
7 2 (2.78%) LAN
7 2 (2.78%) NAS
8 1 (1.39%) HTTP
8 1 (1.39%) Network Security
8 1 (1.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) GIS
2 5 (6.94%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (6.94%) QGIS
3 4 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
3 4 (5.56%) Cosmos DB
3 4 (5.56%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (63.89%) JIRA
2 40 (55.56%) Jenkins
3 38 (52.78%) Git (software)
4 29 (40.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 29 (40.28%) GitLab
5 9 (12.50%) JUnit
5 9 (12.50%) Maven
5 9 (12.50%) Mockito
5 9 (12.50%) Selenium
5 9 (12.50%) Sonatype Nexus
6 4 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 21 (29.17%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Banking
3 3 (4.17%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
4 1 (1.39%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 22 (30.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Architect
2 8 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 7 (9.72%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Consultant
4 5 (6.94%) Analyst
4 5 (6.94%) Azure DevOps
4 5 (6.94%) Azure DevOps Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (6.94%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Programme Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Integration Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Linux/Unix DevOps
5 4 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Windows DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (37.50%) REST
2 18 (25.00%) Elastic Stack
2 18 (25.00%) gRPC
2 18 (25.00%) RESTful
2 18 (25.00%) Swagger
3 14 (19.44%) JSON
4 10 (13.89%) Spring
5 9 (12.50%) Enzyme
5 9 (12.50%) Express
5 9 (12.50%) Jest
5 9 (12.50%) Node.js
5 9 (12.50%) Redux
5 9 (12.50%) Spring Boot
5 9 (12.50%) WireMock
6 8 (11.11%) Web Services
7 5 (6.94%) .NET
7 5 (6.94%) PostGIS
8 3 (4.17%) OAuth
9 2 (2.78%) COM
9 2 (2.78%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.06%) Mobile App
2 5 (6.94%) User Experience
3 4 (5.56%) Cloud Native
3 4 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.17%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.17%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.39%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.39%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.39%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 40 (55.56%) Windows
2 35 (48.61%) Linux
2 35 (48.61%) Windows Server
3 31 (43.06%) CentOS
4 29 (40.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 29 (40.28%) Windows 10
4 29 (40.28%) Windows Server 2016
5 5 (6.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.17%) Unix
7 2 (2.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.39%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (1.39%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (55.56%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (48.61%) Infrastructure as Code
4 34 (47.22%) DevOps
5 30 (41.67%) Configuration Management
6 29 (40.28%) Continuous Deployment
7 28 (38.89%) Continuous Delivery
8 22 (30.56%) Microservices
9 18 (25.00%) Kanban
9 18 (25.00%) Scrum
10 17 (23.61%) Systems Engineering
11 14 (19.44%) Load Balancing
11 14 (19.44%) Non-Functional Testing
11 14 (19.44%) Performance Testing
11 14 (19.44%) Security Testing
11 14 (19.44%) Software Engineering
11 14 (19.44%) Unit Testing
12 12 (16.67%) Pair Programming
13 11 (15.28%) Migration
14 10 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (55.56%) PowerShell
2 24 (33.33%) Python
3 21 (29.17%) Bash Shell
4 20 (27.78%) Go
5 18 (25.00%) C#
6 14 (19.44%) Java
7 11 (15.28%) SQL
8 9 (12.50%) ES6
9 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
9 5 (6.94%) VBScript
10 1 (1.39%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.39%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (43.06%) SC Cleared
1 31 (43.06%) Security Cleared
2 5 (6.94%) CISA
2 5 (6.94%) CISSP
3 4 (5.56%) Degree
4 3 (4.17%) CSSLP
5 2 (2.78%) MCSE
5 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.39%) CCIE
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (51.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (43.06%) Docker
3 30 (41.67%) vSphere
4 11 (15.28%) Active Directory
5 8 (11.11%) Hyper-V
6 5 (6.94%) GeoWebCache
6 5 (6.94%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (6.94%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 36 (50.00%) Terraform
2 34 (47.22%) Kubernetes
3 31 (43.06%) Ansible
3 31 (43.06%) Puppet
4 30 (41.67%) Opscode Chef
5 29 (40.28%) Packer
6 18 (25.00%) Grafana
6 18 (25.00%) Prometheus
6 18 (25.00%) ZABBIX
7 8 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.39%) HAProxy
8 1 (1.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 38 (52.78%) VMware
2 35 (48.61%) Splunk
3 29 (40.28%) Atlassian
4 23 (31.94%) F5
5 18 (25.00%) Dell
5 18 (25.00%) EMC
6 17 (23.61%) AppDynamics
7 13 (18.06%) Microsoft
8 9 (12.50%) Blue Coat
9 6 (8.33%) CheckPoint
9 6 (8.33%) Oracle
10 5 (6.94%) ESRI
10 5 (6.94%) HP
10 5 (6.94%) Veeam
11 3 (4.17%) ForgeRock
11 3 (4.17%) Ping Identity
12 2 (2.78%) Google
12 2 (2.78%) Red Hat
13 1 (1.39%) Cisco
13 1 (1.39%) Forcepoint