The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 66 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +9
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 11 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.19% 0.10% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 2.66% 0.24% 0.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 1 1
Median daily rate £375 £550 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.81% +29.41%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £401
% change year-on-year
-3.03% +2.99%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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

Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
414 417 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 44.71% 41.74% 46.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 213 276
Median daily rate £388 £386 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.32% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £498
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 17
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.92% +12.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.12 £10.59 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.85 £60.00 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +20.00%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

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 Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Milton Keynes +4 9 £400 -27.27%
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) F5
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
4 9 (69.23%) Juniper
5 7 (53.85%) Citrix
5 7 (53.85%) CCNP
5 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (46.15%) CCSA
6 6 (46.15%) CCSE
6 6 (46.15%) Nokia
6 6 (46.15%) TACACS
6 6 (46.15%) LAN
6 6 (46.15%) WAN
6 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
7 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
7 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
8 4 (30.77%) Windows
8 4 (30.77%) SSL
8 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
8 4 (30.77%) VPN
8 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
8 4 (30.77%) Wireless
9 3 (23.08%) Symantec
9 3 (23.08%) Finance
9 3 (23.08%) VMware
9 3 (23.08%) Information Security
9 3 (23.08%) Unix
9 3 (23.08%) Microsoft

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (46.15%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) TACACS
3 6 (46.15%) WAN
4 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) VPN
4 4 (30.77%) Wireless
5 3 (23.08%) Internet
5 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) BIG-IP
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (7.69%) DHCP
7 1 (7.69%) DNS
7 1 (7.69%) Ethernet
7 1 (7.69%) HTTP
7 1 (7.69%) IPsec
7 1 (7.69%) X.509
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security Specialist
1 3 (23.08%) Information Specialist
1 3 (23.08%) Network Analyst
1 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
1 3 (23.08%) Security Specialist
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Consultant
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Check Point Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Project Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Deployment Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) WAN Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) PKI
2 1 (7.69%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.69%) Windows NT
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Information Security
1 3 (23.08%) Malware Detection/Protection
1 3 (23.08%) Multi-Factor Authentication
1 3 (23.08%) Two-Factor Authentication
1 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 3 (23.08%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Management
2 2 (15.38%) Change Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Network Design
2 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (15.38%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) DNA
3 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.69%) Fault Management
3 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.69%) Service Design
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) CCNP
1 7 (53.85%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCSA
2 6 (46.15%) CCSE
3 5 (38.46%) SC Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) CCA
4 1 (7.69%) CCAA
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) ISA Server
3 1 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (7.69%) XenApp
3 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Nexpose
2 1 (7.69%) AppDNA
2 1 (7.69%) FortiGate
2 1 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (7.69%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) F5
3 10 (76.92%) CheckPoint
4 9 (69.23%) Juniper
5 7 (53.85%) Citrix
6 6 (46.15%) Nokia
7 4 (30.77%) Intel Security
8 3 (23.08%) ArcSight
8 3 (23.08%) FireEye
8 3 (23.08%) GFI Software
8 3 (23.08%) LogRhythm
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) Rapid7
8 3 (23.08%) Sourcefire
8 3 (23.08%) Symantec
8 3 (23.08%) TippingPoint
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
9 2 (15.38%) HP
9 2 (15.38%) NetApp
9 2 (15.38%) Red Hat