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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank - 95 84
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 5 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands - 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.73% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Median daily rate - £400 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
598 688 556
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.42% 43.00% 37.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 374 264
Median daily rate £400 £375 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £180 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £557 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 35 69
Median hourly rate £12.00 £16.83 £14.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.67% +18.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.08 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.35 £47.50 £44.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.50 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +8.82%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) VXLAN
2 1 (50.00%) SNA
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) CCSA
2 1 (50.00%) CCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (50.00%) NGN
2 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) F5

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) NGN
2 1 (50.00%) SNA
2 1 (50.00%) Software-Defined Networking
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) VXLAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Fault Management
1 1 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCSA
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed