The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 118 114 111
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 10 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.039% 0.40% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.075% 0.86% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1327 1159 1159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 51.71% 46.32% 47.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 674 512 429
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 32 48
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £23.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -19.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £34.00 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £19.48
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -10.16%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blue Coat across the Berkshire region.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Berkshire region.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat.

1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Billing
4 2 (33.33%) ProxySG
4 2 (33.33%) CCSE
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) 3G
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) TACACS
4 2 (33.33%) VRRP
4 2 (33.33%) CRM
4 2 (33.33%) Broadband
4 2 (33.33%) SMTP
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) RIP
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) HTTPS

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (33.33%) BIG-IP
4 2 (33.33%) Wireshark
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (33.33%) 4G
4 2 (33.33%) FWSM
4 2 (33.33%) Radio Access Network
4 2 (33.33%) Broadband
4 2 (33.33%) SMTP
4 2 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (33.33%) RIP
4 2 (33.33%) SNMP
4 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (33.33%) DNS
4 2 (33.33%) HTTPS
4 2 (33.33%) 3G
General
1 3 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) Billing
3 1 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) IP Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) CRM
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (33.33%) Deep Packet Inspection
1 2 (33.33%) DDoS Mitigation
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) CCSE
2 2 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (16.67%) CCA
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (33.33%) F5
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) Nokia
Berkshire
Spencer Rose
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