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 of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 22 July 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 of England 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 140 109 131
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +22
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.068% 0.50% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 1.08% 0.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 3
Average daily rate
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£388 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £375 £345
% change year-on-year
-3.33% +8.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Vendors Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1347 1115 1402
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 46.04% 46.69% 46.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 720 497 649
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 152 124 135
Average hourly rate £23.00 £22.84 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.70% -16.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.00 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
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England

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Essex -7 2 £388 -6.06%
Hertfordshire - - - -
Suffolk - - - - 2
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Blue Coat
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 6 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) CCNP
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Thin Client
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) NetScreen
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) CCSE
2 5 (83.33%) BIG-IP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
2 5 (83.33%) Fat Client
2 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (83.33%) Imperva
2 5 (83.33%) DMVPN
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 6 (100.00%) Network Security
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) DMVPN
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 5 (83.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 5 (83.33%) DHCP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) OSPF
2 5 (83.33%) BGP
2 5 (83.33%) NetScreen
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) BIG-IP
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Security Specialist
1 5 (83.33%) Network Specialist
1 5 (83.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Thin Client
1 5 (83.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) CCNP
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (83.33%) CCSE
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 6 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 6 (100.00%) F5
2 5 (83.33%) Imperva
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Citrix