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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 72 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 7 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.76% 0.16% 0.68%
As % of the Vendors category 1.57% 0.36% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 5
Median daily rate £425 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £393
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £425 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+7.86% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 -
Blue Coat
South East

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
447 557 536
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 48.32% 44.88% 40.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 262 264
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 41
Median hourly rate £9.00 £12.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -22.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £10.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.15 £36.25 £20.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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
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 30 July 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
Milton Keynes +18 7 £425 -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 17 (94.44%) Firewall
3 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
3 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
4 12 (66.67%) VPN
4 12 (66.67%) SSL
4 12 (66.67%) Internet
4 12 (66.67%) F5
5 8 (44.44%) NetScaler
5 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (44.44%) Skype for Business
5 8 (44.44%) ProjectWise
5 8 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 8 (44.44%) Virtual Servers
5 8 (44.44%) B2B
5 8 (44.44%) DNS
5 8 (44.44%) Citrix
5 8 (44.44%) Oracle
5 8 (44.44%) FTP
5 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
5 8 (44.44%) Project Management
5 8 (44.44%) Migration
5 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
5 8 (44.44%) IronPort
5 8 (44.44%) Data Migration
6 6 (33.33%) VMware
7 5 (27.78%) Finance
7 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX

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 8 (44.44%) Skype for Business
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) ProjectWise
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 17 (94.44%) Firewall
2 12 (66.67%) Internet
2 12 (66.67%) SSL
2 12 (66.67%) VPN
3 8 (44.44%) Cisco Nexus
3 8 (44.44%) DNS
3 8 (44.44%) FTP
3 8 (44.44%) NetScaler
3 8 (44.44%) Reverse Proxy
4 5 (27.78%) SAN
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Project Manager
2 6 (33.33%) Architect
2 6 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (22.22%) Security Specialist
5 3 (16.67%) Information Security Specialist
5 3 (16.67%) Information Specialist
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Middleware Project Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (11.11%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Cisco Architect
7 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
7 1 (5.56%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) 802.1X
1 4 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.56%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (27.78%) Windows
2 4 (22.22%) Unix
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) B2B
1 8 (44.44%) Configuration Management
1 8 (44.44%) Cybersecurity
1 8 (44.44%) Data Migration
1 8 (44.44%) Migration
1 8 (44.44%) Project Management
1 8 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 4 (22.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 4 (22.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (22.22%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (16.67%) Network Design
3 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
3 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.56%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) CheckPoint
2 13 (72.22%) Microsoft
3 12 (66.67%) F5
4 8 (44.44%) Citrix
4 8 (44.44%) IronPort
4 8 (44.44%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) HP
6 5 (27.78%) NetApp
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
7 4 (22.22%) ArcSight
7 4 (22.22%) GFI Software
7 4 (22.22%) Intel Security
7 4 (22.22%) Juniper
7 4 (22.22%) LogRhythm
7 4 (22.22%) Rapid7
7 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire
7 4 (22.22%) Symantec
7 4 (22.22%) TippingPoint