The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 29 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 / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 73 65
Rank change year-on-year +15 -8  
Contract jobs citing ProxySG 8 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.14% 0.15% 0.14%
As % of the System Software category 8.00% 1.27% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 1
Median daily rate £450 £210 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +114.28% -48.78%  
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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for system software skills.

Contract System Software Skills
Wales
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 100 79 54
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.22% 11.97% 7.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 40 26
Median daily rate £250 £224 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.73% -31.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £125 £122
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £369 £350
% change year-on-year -5.08% +5.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 12 14
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -1.88%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £15.85
% change year-on-year -3.03% +4.10%  

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Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

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Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wales

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

Contractor daily rate trend for ProxySG in Wales

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Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing ProxySG within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
South Wales +22 8 £450 +114.28%
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UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for ProxySG.

1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) Intel Security
3 7 (77.78%) Fortinet
3 7 (77.78%) Change Control
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared

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Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Project Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Blue Coat Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 8 (88.89%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (88.89%) F5
2 8 (88.89%) Intel Security
3 7 (77.78%) Fortinet
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint