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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 125 - 115
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 15 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.50% - 0.59%
As % of the Vendors category 1.11% - 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 7
Average daily rate
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£600 - £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £388 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -
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
1356 1362 1104
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.84% 44.03% 46.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 753 778 481
Average daily rate £385 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £189 £206
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 125 143 120
Average hourly rate £21.00 £25.00 £21.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.00% +14.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.10 £39.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.75 £19.00 £19.49
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.51%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the East of England region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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 - 15 £600 -
Blue Coat
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 19 (86.36%) Cisco ASA
3 18 (81.82%) Firewall
4 16 (72.73%) Juniper
5 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (50.00%) CCNA
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (45.45%) Barracuda Networks
7 10 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (45.45%) Remedy
7 10 (45.45%) LAN
7 10 (45.45%) Websense
7 10 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (40.91%) SLA
8 9 (40.91%) DHCP
8 9 (40.91%) FTP
8 9 (40.91%) DNS
9 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
9 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
10 7 (31.82%) F5
10 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
12 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
12 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
12 5 (22.73%) Citrix
13 4 (18.18%) ProxySG
13 4 (18.18%) Network Design
13 4 (18.18%) Network Security
13 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (81.82%) Firewall
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
3 11 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
4 10 (45.45%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (45.45%) LAN
5 9 (40.91%) DHCP
5 9 (40.91%) FTP
5 9 (40.91%) DNS
6 7 (31.82%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (18.18%) Network Security
8 3 (13.64%) OSPF
8 3 (13.64%) BGP
8 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
8 3 (13.64%) Internet
8 3 (13.64%) VPN
8 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
8 3 (13.64%) Cisco ISE
9 2 (9.09%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 2 (9.09%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) EDMS
General
1 2 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Network Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Network Support
2 3 (13.64%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Security Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Security Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (22.73%) Asset Management
3 4 (18.18%) Network Design
4 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Security
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) Python
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) SC Cleared
5 3 (13.64%) JNCIS
5 3 (13.64%) CCNP
6 2 (9.09%) ISEB
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (9.09%) HP ASE
7 1 (4.55%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.55%) JNCIE
7 1 (4.55%) Degree
7 1 (4.55%) CCSA
7 1 (4.55%) CCSE
7 1 (4.55%) JNCIA
7 1 (4.55%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) ProxySG
2 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.09%) Xen
3 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Cisco
2 16 (72.73%) Juniper
3 10 (45.45%) Remedy
3 10 (45.45%) Websense
3 10 (45.45%) Barracuda Networks
4 8 (36.36%) CheckPoint
5 7 (31.82%) F5
6 5 (22.73%) Citrix
7 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
7 3 (13.64%) HP
7 3 (13.64%) Infoblox
7 3 (13.64%) Brocade
7 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
8 2 (9.09%) VMware
8 2 (9.09%) Sourcefire
8 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
9 1 (4.55%) Tufin
9 1 (4.55%) IronPort
9 1 (4.55%) Oracle
9 1 (4.55%) Symantec