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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 123 117 146
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +29
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 7 23 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.28% 0.81% 0.033%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 1.82% 0.073%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 0
Median daily rate £475 £450 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.53 -
% change year-on-year
-18.69% -
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
1208 1263 1370
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.15% 44.55% 44.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 675 676 787
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £219 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 109 142
Median hourly rate £16.50 £21.53 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.34% -10.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.08 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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 29 September 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 -11 6 £475 -20.83%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Blue Coat
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco
1 16 (88.89%) CheckPoint
2 15 (83.33%) F5
3 13 (72.22%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 12 (66.67%) DNS
5 11 (61.11%) MPLS
6 10 (55.56%) BIG-IP
7 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (33.33%) Banking
8 5 (27.78%) Firewall
9 4 (22.22%) Juniper
9 4 (22.22%) CCNP
9 4 (22.22%) LAN
9 4 (22.22%) Retail
9 4 (22.22%) Finance
10 3 (16.67%) WAN
10 3 (16.67%) CCNA
10 3 (16.67%) CCIE
10 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
11 2 (11.11%) Brocade
11 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (11.11%) ATM
11 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
11 2 (11.11%) Network Security
11 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
11 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
12 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 1 (5.56%) SIEM

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 13 (72.22%) Cisco ASA
1 13 (72.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (66.67%) DNS
2 12 (66.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (61.11%) MPLS
4 10 (55.56%) BIG-IP
5 5 (27.78%) Firewall
6 4 (22.22%) LAN
7 3 (16.67%) WAN
8 2 (11.11%) ATM
8 2 (11.11%) Network Security
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (5.56%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (5.56%) DMZ
9 1 (5.56%) FCoE
9 1 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (5.56%) IPv6
9 1 (5.56%) VLAN
9 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 6 (33.33%) Banking
2 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) French Language
3 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Consultant
2 3 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.56%) IP Network Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (5.56%) Information Security
2 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
2 1 (5.56%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
2 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (5.56%) SIEM
2 1 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNP
3 3 (16.67%) CCIE
3 3 (16.67%) CCNA
4 2 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 2 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) CheckPoint
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 15 (83.33%) F5
3 4 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (11.11%) Brocade
5 1 (5.56%) Aruba
5 1 (5.56%) Barracuda Networks
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) FireEye
5 1 (5.56%) Forcepoint
5 1 (5.56%) HP
5 1 (5.56%) LogRhythm
5 1 (5.56%) Meraki
5 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto
5 1 (5.56%) Remedy
5 1 (5.56%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.56%) VMware