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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 84 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 9 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.59% 0.56% 0.50%
As % of the Vendors category 1.40% 1.53% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 6
Average daily rate
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£388 £346 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.91% +31.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £293 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £400 £268
UK excluding London average daily rate £381 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.64 - -
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
645 524 643
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 42.10% 36.64% 46.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 338 240 304
Average daily rate £375 £343 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.48% +5.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £184 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 64 51
Average hourly rate £16.83 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.17% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.97 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £30.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £17.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+8.82% -12.82%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 0 4 £375 -6.25% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 2 £475 - 1
Northamptonshire +1 1 £300 -
Leicestershire - 1 £400 -
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England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
2 9 (56.25%) Network Security
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (43.75%) CCNP
4 7 (43.75%) Windows
4 7 (43.75%) F5
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) LAN
5 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 6 (37.50%) SIEM
6 5 (31.25%) ArcSight
6 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
6 5 (31.25%) VPN
6 5 (31.25%) CCNA
6 5 (31.25%) Nessus
6 5 (31.25%) Sourcefire
6 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 5 (31.25%) Nmap
6 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
6 5 (31.25%) IronPort
6 5 (31.25%) Network Management
7 3 (18.75%) Time Management
7 3 (18.75%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (18.75%) WAP
7 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 9 (56.25%) Network Security
2 8 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) LAN
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 5 (31.25%) VPN
4 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (18.75%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) TACACS
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) SNA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Security Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Firewall Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Security Operations Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) SIEM
2 5 (31.25%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (31.25%) Network Management
3 3 (18.75%) Time Management
4 2 (12.50%) Performance Management
4 2 (12.50%) Information Assurance
4 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (12.50%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (6.25%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Change Management
5 1 (6.25%) E-Commerce
5 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNP
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
3 5 (31.25%) CCNA
4 2 (12.50%) CCSA
4 2 (12.50%) CCSE
4 2 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Nessus
1 5 (31.25%) Nmap
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) F5
4 5 (31.25%) ArcSight
4 5 (31.25%) Sourcefire
4 5 (31.25%) IronPort
5 2 (12.50%) HP
5 2 (12.50%) Citrix
5 2 (12.50%) Juniper
5 2 (12.50%) Nokia
6 1 (6.25%) AirMagnet
6 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
6 1 (6.25%) Tufin
6 1 (6.25%) Rapid7
6 1 (6.25%) Cyber-Ark
6 1 (6.25%) Splunk
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) Tripwire
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