The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 160 179 188
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 6 9 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.17% 0.19% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.41% 0.45% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Median daily rate £475 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £481
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.53 -
% change year-on-year
-18.69% -
Blue Coat
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Vendors Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1450 1994 2677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 42.22% 42.53% 46.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1098 1498 1886
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 40 59
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.87% -17.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £13.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.47 £22.50 £32.82
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.89 £18.00
% change year-on-year
+0.64% -0.63%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of contract jobs across the City of London region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the City of London region.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 City of London region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
2 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) F5
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 7 (58.33%) DHCP
5 7 (58.33%) DNS
5 7 (58.33%) Wireless
5 7 (58.33%) BIG-IP
5 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (50.00%) FireEye
6 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
6 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
6 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
6 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (50.00%) Tufin
6 6 (50.00%) WAAS
6 6 (50.00%) Aruba
6 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 5 (41.67%) ITIL
7 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (41.67%) Radianz
7 5 (41.67%) Project Management
7 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 1 (8.33%) JBoss
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) BIG-IP
2 7 (58.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (58.33%) DHCP
2 7 (58.33%) DNS
2 7 (58.33%) Wireless
3 6 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 6 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (50.00%) WAAS
3 6 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 2 (16.67%) BGP
4 2 (16.67%) OSPF
4 2 (16.67%) WAN
5 1 (8.33%) EIGRP
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) SAN
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 10 (83.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Network Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Solaris
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ITIL
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Change Management
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (8.33%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (41.67%) PCI DSS
2 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (8.33%) Control-M
1 1 (8.33%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (8.33%) OpenView
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) F5
2 10 (83.33%) Juniper
3 8 (66.67%) CheckPoint
4 6 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 6 (50.00%) Aruba
4 6 (50.00%) FireEye
4 6 (50.00%) Palo Alto
4 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 6 (50.00%) TippingPoint
4 6 (50.00%) Tufin
5 5 (41.67%) LogLogic
5 5 (41.67%) Radianz
6 1 (8.33%) BEA
6 1 (8.33%) CA
6 1 (8.33%) NetScout
6 1 (8.33%) Nokia
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) VMware