The table below looks at the statistics 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 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
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +16.27%
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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 Cambridge region.

Vendors Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
205 171 160
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 45.45% 46.72% 38.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 76 67
Average daily rate £350 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £188 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £515 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 14 23
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £11.20 £13.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.60 £38.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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