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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 148 109 129
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +20
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 12 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.032% 0.51% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.072% 1.11% 0.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 5 4
Average daily rate
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- £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £32.25
% change year-on-year
- +16.27%
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
1390 1081 1452
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.10% 46.08% 47.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 809 480 645
Average daily rate £350 £353 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.77% +4.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £486 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 145 122 136
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -3.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +2.70%

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 18 September 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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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
Hertfordshire -27 1 - - 1
Suffolk - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Blue Coat
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
2 4 (80.00%) Network Security
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) CCSE
3 3 (60.00%) OSPF
3 3 (60.00%) BGP
3 3 (60.00%) NetScreen
3 3 (60.00%) CCNP
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (60.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 3 (60.00%) DMVPN
3 3 (60.00%) Imperva

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) BIG-IP
1 4 (80.00%) Network Security
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (60.00%) DMVPN
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 3 (60.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 3 (60.00%) OSPF
2 3 (60.00%) BGP
2 3 (60.00%) NetScreen
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
4 1 (20.00%) IPsec
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Security Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Network Specialist
1 3 (60.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Thin Client
1 3 (60.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
2 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Infoblox
1 5 (100.00%) F5
2 4 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Imperva
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
4 1 (20.00%) Juniper
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds