The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 92 82 78
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 3 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.19% 0.39% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.88% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 3
Average daily rate - £263 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £25.25
Vendors Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
664 570 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 41.17% 44.15% 43.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 235 291
Average daily rate £313 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.79% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £105 £230 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 54 50
Average hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £20.03
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.14% -12.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.21 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £28.55 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -5.50%
Blue Coat
England

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
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 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire - - - -
Nottinghamshire - - - -
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England

Blue Coat
Top 19 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (33.33%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
4 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) IronPort
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Leader
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Security Technical Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Design Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Juniper
3 1 (16.67%) IronPort