The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire 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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 68 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.13% 0.17% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.41% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £325 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £333
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +20.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.57%
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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 Cambridgeshire region.

Vendors Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
359 243 431
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 45.62% 40.64% 52.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 113 174
Average daily rate £350 £295 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.64% -21.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £126 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 67
Average hourly rate £12.00 £21.25 £12.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.52% +77.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.85 £11.10 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Blue Coat
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) SolarWinds