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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
England / East of England
Rank 102 123 122
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -1
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 18 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.86% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.93% 0.46% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 2 3
Median daily rate £438 £488 £650
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% -25.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £401
% change year-on-year
- -0.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 - -

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
932 1087 1270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 44.59% 45.92% 49.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 527 618 691
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £199 £235 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £392 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 92 125
Median hourly rate £23.00 £23.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +39.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £57.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.30 £21.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-19.53% +22.85%

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
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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +7 17 £450 -7.69%
Essex - 1 £425 -
Blue Coat
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 28 (96.55%) F5
3 22 (75.86%) Cisco
4 21 (72.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 18 (62.07%) DNS
6 17 (58.62%) Firewall
7 15 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (48.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 13 (44.83%) BIG-IP
9 13 (44.83%) MPLS
10 10 (34.48%) Banking
11 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
11 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
11 9 (31.03%) Juniper
12 8 (27.59%) Remedy
12 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (20.69%) Wiki
14 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (13.79%) CCIE
15 4 (13.79%) Network Security
16 3 (10.34%) FortiGate
16 3 (10.34%) Retail
16 3 (10.34%) ProxySG
16 3 (10.34%) Finance
16 3 (10.34%) ATM
17 2 (6.90%) LAN
17 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
18 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
18 1 (3.45%) Line Management
18 1 (3.45%) Mentoring

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 21 (72.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 18 (62.07%) DNS
3 17 (58.62%) Firewall
4 15 (51.72%) Cisco ASA
5 14 (48.28%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 13 (44.83%) BIG-IP
6 13 (44.83%) MPLS
7 4 (13.79%) Network Security
8 3 (10.34%) ATM
9 2 (6.90%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (6.90%) LAN
10 1 (3.45%) BGP
10 1 (3.45%) Cisco PIX
10 1 (3.45%) DHCP
10 1 (3.45%) DMVPN
10 1 (3.45%) NetScreen
10 1 (3.45%) OSPF
10 1 (3.45%) WAN
10 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
General
1 10 (34.48%) Banking
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Network Engineer
2 11 (37.93%) Network Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Check Point Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Specialist
3 4 (13.79%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Blue Coat Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support
5 2 (6.90%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (20.69%) Wiki
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
1 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (3.45%) Line Management
1 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
1 1 (3.45%) Network Architecture
1 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) SC Cleared
1 9 (31.03%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.24%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) CCIE
4 1 (3.45%) CCNP
4 1 (3.45%) CCSE
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) ProxySG
2 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 29 (100.00%) CheckPoint
2 28 (96.55%) F5
3 22 (75.86%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Juniper
5 8 (27.59%) Remedy
6 1 (3.45%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (3.45%) Citrix
6 1 (3.45%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.45%) Imperva
6 1 (3.45%) Infoblox
6 1 (3.45%) VMware