The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not 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 Blue Coat Systems, Inc.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.28% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 -
Blue Coat
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
194 170 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 54.19% 44.04% 41.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 110 142
Median daily rate £388 £330 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.42% -8.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £130 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 14 6
Median hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +160.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £10.00 £12.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.26 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bedford - 1 - -
Blue Coat
East of England

Blue Coat
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) SNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) SNA
1 1 (100.00%) VLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Riverbed