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 Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 17 April 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 Cambridge 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £25.25
Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
168 193 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 46.15% 50.39% 38.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 65 88
Average daily rate £388 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.16% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £419 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 29 27
Average hourly rate £42.50 £20.00 £34.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+112.50% -41.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £12.50 £11.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £42.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Blue Coat
Cambridgeshire

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Blue Coat
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint