The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
England / East Midlands
Rank 97 97 80
Rank change year-on-year
0 -17
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.20% 0.25% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 0.43% 0.61% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Median daily rate £400 £400 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +28.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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

Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
697 651 647
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 47.29% 41.44% 42.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 437 345 311
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £188 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £378 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.63% +0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 43
Median hourly rate £14.75 £15.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% -10.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.05 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £39.85 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands 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 East Midlands

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 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
Nottinghamshire +5 2 £400 -
Lincolnshire - 1 - -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
2 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) Python
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) TACACS
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
3 2 (50.00%) vCloud
3 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (50.00%) NGN
3 2 (50.00%) CCSE

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 2 (50.00%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
3 2 (50.00%) NGN
3 2 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (50.00%) TACACS
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) VXLAN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
4 1 (25.00%) IPsec
4 1 (25.00%) Junos
4 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (25.00%) Telepresence
4 1 (25.00%) WAAS
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Security Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Service Design
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Network Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCSA
2 2 (50.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) vCloud
1 2 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 1 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) F5
1 4 (100.00%) Palo Alto
2 3 (75.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) Computacenter
3 2 (50.00%) Nokia
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Avaya
4 1 (25.00%) Forcepoint
4 1 (25.00%) Intel Security
4 1 (25.00%) Radware
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec