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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 84 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +10
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 19 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.18% 0.93% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 2.95% 2.03% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £440 £265
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.93% +66.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £312 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £520 £269
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -
Blue Coat
England

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
644 689 691
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 40.02% 45.93% 42.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 314 340
Average daily rate £375 £375 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £231 £120
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 71 46
Average hourly rate £15.06 £16.60 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.27% -20.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £18.98 £19.30
% change year-on-year
-1.22% -1.64%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 8 £350 -
Nottinghamshire -13 6 £400 -11.11%
Northamptonshire -2 2 £375 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (62.50%) Cisco
1 15 (62.50%) Network Security
2 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
2 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 10 (41.67%) Windows
5 9 (37.50%) ITIL
5 9 (37.50%) CCNP
5 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (37.50%) SIEM
5 9 (37.50%) F5
6 8 (33.33%) ArcSight
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (33.33%) IronPort
6 8 (33.33%) Nessus
6 8 (33.33%) Sourcefire
6 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 8 (33.33%) Nmap
6 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
7 7 (29.17%) Juniper
8 6 (25.00%) LAN
8 6 (25.00%) WAN
9 5 (20.83%) VPN
9 5 (20.83%) CCNA
9 5 (20.83%) Time Management
9 5 (20.83%) Network Management
9 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
10 4 (16.67%) CCSE

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands 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 15 (62.50%) Network Security
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (25.00%) LAN
4 6 (25.00%) WAN
5 5 (20.83%) VPN
6 4 (16.67%) TACACS
7 2 (8.33%) DNS
7 2 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (4.17%) SNA
General
1 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Analyst
2 9 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Security Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Implementation Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Operations Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Firewall Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ITIL
1 9 (37.50%) SIEM
2 8 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (20.83%) Network Management
3 5 (20.83%) Time Management
4 4 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 3 (12.50%) Performance Management
5 3 (12.50%) Information Assurance
5 3 (12.50%) Application Performance Management
6 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
6 2 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (4.17%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Security Cleared
2 12 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (37.50%) CCNP
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (20.83%) CCNA
5 4 (16.67%) CCSA
5 4 (16.67%) CCSE
6 3 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) Nessus
1 8 (33.33%) Nmap
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) CheckPoint
3 9 (37.50%) F5
4 8 (33.33%) Sourcefire
4 8 (33.33%) IronPort
4 8 (33.33%) ArcSight
5 7 (29.17%) Juniper
6 4 (16.67%) Nokia
6 4 (16.67%) Citrix
7 3 (12.50%) HP
8 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
8 1 (4.17%) McAfee
8 1 (4.17%) Clearswift
8 1 (4.17%) Tripwire
8 1 (4.17%) Splunk
8 1 (4.17%) AirMagnet
8 1 (4.17%) Riverbed
8 1 (4.17%) Tufin
8 1 (4.17%) Rapid7
8 1 (4.17%) Cyber-Ark