The first table below looks at the demand 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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 76 76 69
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 9 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.69% 0.20% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 1.62% 0.46% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 1
Average daily rate
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£450 £320 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -7.24%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Vendors Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
555 432 449
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 42.76% 42.65% 46.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 281 199 184
Average daily rate £350 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £435 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 35
Average hourly rate £15.50 £13.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £30.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) F5
3 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (66.67%) Network Management
4 9 (60.00%) Information Assurance
4 9 (60.00%) Performance Management
5 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (40.00%) SLA
7 5 (33.33%) VPN
7 5 (33.33%) Firewall
7 5 (33.33%) ProxySG
7 5 (33.33%) CCNP
7 5 (33.33%) CCNA
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (20.00%) VoIP
8 3 (20.00%) IronPort
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (13.33%) HSRP
9 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (13.33%) Sourcefire
9 2 (13.33%) Snort
9 2 (13.33%) VLAN
9 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (13.33%) Banking
9 2 (13.33%) WAN
9 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (13.33%) LAN
9 2 (13.33%) HP
9 2 (13.33%) Juniper

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 (33.33%) VPN
1 5 (33.33%) Firewall
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (13.33%) VLAN
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (13.33%) HSRP
3 2 (13.33%) OSPF
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) VRRP
General
1 2 (13.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Network Management
2 9 (60.00%) Performance Management
2 9 (60.00%) Information Assurance
3 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 7 (46.67%) DV Cleared
3 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (33.33%) CCNP
4 5 (33.33%) CCNA
4 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) ProxySG
2 2 (13.33%) Snort
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) F5
3 3 (20.00%) IronPort
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
4 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (13.33%) Sourcefire