Period
to 14 December 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 6 months to 14 December 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 201 -
Rank change year-on-year +21 - +176
Contract jobs citing Proofpoint 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.082% 0.085% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.18% -
Number of daily rates quoted 6 1 0
West Midlands median daily rate £365 £250 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +46.00% - -
England median daily rate £374 £410 £525
% change year-on-year -8.78% -21.90% +49.79%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -
England 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 contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 2166 2724 2244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.37% 46.05% 44.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1314 1486 1108
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £208 £225 £220
90th Percentile £575 £550 £552
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 87 130
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.20 £14.50 £15.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.74% -4.92% -2.46%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.46 £10.61
90th Percentile £48.75 £26.00 £33.28
England median hourly rate £17.50 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +5.33%

Proofpoint
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Proofpoint as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Proofpoint in the West Midlands

Proofpoint
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Proofpoint in the West Midlands

Proofpoint
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Proofpoint within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Birmingham -5 2 £365 +46.00%
Staffordshire - 2 £365 -
Proofpoint
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Proofpoint.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) F5
3 2 (50.00%) Splunk
3 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Unix
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Retail
3 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) Kaspersky
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Symantec
3 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) FMCG
4 1 (25.00%) Logistics

Proofpoint
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
2 2 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support
1 2 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 2 (50.00%) Wintel Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 1 (25.00%) Logistics
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
2 2 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 2 (50.00%) Kaspersky
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Symantec