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 of England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 118 140 142
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +2
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 10 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.40% 0.14% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.28% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £495 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -3.22%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -1.63%
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 of England region.

Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1186 1447 1383
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 47.06% 49.17% 47.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 826 711
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £175 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 132 138
Median hourly rate £18.25 £16.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.60% -13.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Hertfordshire +22 9 £495 +31.86%
Suffolk - 1 £500 -
Blue Coat
England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 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 of England region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 17 (100.00%) F5
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
3 15 (88.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 15 (88.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 14 (82.35%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (82.35%) BIG-IP
4 14 (82.35%) MPLS
4 14 (82.35%) DNS
5 9 (52.94%) Finance
6 7 (41.18%) Banking
7 5 (29.41%) ATM
8 4 (23.53%) Firewall
8 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
9 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (17.65%) CCNP
9 3 (17.65%) CCNA
10 2 (11.76%) CCIE
10 2 (11.76%) Juniper
10 2 (11.76%) Retail
10 2 (11.76%) Network Security
10 2 (11.76%) Brocade
10 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
11 1 (5.88%) FireEye
11 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
11 1 (5.88%) QRadar
11 1 (5.88%) Meraki
11 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm
11 1 (5.88%) Operations Management

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 15 (88.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 15 (88.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 14 (82.35%) BIG-IP
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (82.35%) DNS
2 14 (82.35%) MPLS
3 5 (29.41%) ATM
4 4 (23.53%) Firewall
5 2 (11.76%) Network Security
6 1 (5.88%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (5.88%) FCoE
6 1 (5.88%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (5.88%) IPv6
6 1 (5.88%) LAN
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) VPN
6 1 (5.88%) WAN
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) WLAN
General
1 9 (52.94%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) French Language
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (29.41%) Consultant
3 4 (23.53%) Network Specialist
4 3 (17.65%) Network Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IP Network Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Network Security Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Security Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.88%) Information Security
3 1 (5.88%) Operations Management
3 1 (5.88%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) CCNA
1 3 (17.65%) CCNP
1 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) F5
2 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) Brocade
3 2 (11.76%) Juniper
4 1 (5.88%) Aruba
4 1 (5.88%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) FireEye
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) LogRhythm
4 1 (5.88%) Meraki
4 1 (5.88%) Palo Alto
4 1 (5.88%) VMware