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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 122 140 145
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 6 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.24% 0.16% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.34% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 2
Median daily rate £473 £488 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +25.80%
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+7.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £21.53 -
UK excluding London median 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
1253 1484 1360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 49.16% 47.64% 44.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 684 862 731
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £175 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 106 136 150
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £23.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -22.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £9.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.90 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

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 29 July 2016.

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 29 July 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 +15 5 £473 -3.07%
Bedfordshire - 1 - -
Blue Coat
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (94.44%) Cisco
1 17 (94.44%) CheckPoint
2 16 (88.89%) F5
3 15 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 14 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 13 (72.22%) BIG-IP
5 13 (72.22%) DNS
5 13 (72.22%) MPLS
6 8 (44.44%) Finance
7 6 (33.33%) Firewall
7 6 (33.33%) Banking
8 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (27.78%) CCNP
8 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
9 4 (22.22%) CCNA
9 4 (22.22%) ATM
10 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
10 3 (16.67%) LAN
10 3 (16.67%) Juniper
11 2 (11.11%) WAN
11 2 (11.11%) CCIE
11 2 (11.11%) Network Security
11 2 (11.11%) Retail
11 2 (11.11%) Brocade
11 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
12 1 (5.56%) VLAN
12 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
12 1 (5.56%) FireEye
12 1 (5.56%) Palo Alto

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 15 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 14 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 14 (77.78%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 13 (72.22%) BIG-IP
3 13 (72.22%) DNS
3 13 (72.22%) MPLS
4 6 (33.33%) Firewall
5 4 (22.22%) ATM
6 3 (16.67%) LAN
7 2 (11.11%) Network Security
7 2 (11.11%) WAN
8 1 (5.56%) BGP
8 1 (5.56%) DMZ
8 1 (5.56%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.56%) IPv6
8 1 (5.56%) OSPF
8 1 (5.56%) SNA
8 1 (5.56%) VPN
8 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (5.56%) Wireless
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 6 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) French Language
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Consultant
1 5 (27.78%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Network Consultant
3 3 (16.67%) Network Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) IP Network Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Security Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (11.11%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (5.56%) Information Security
3 1 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
3 1 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (5.56%) Operations Management
3 1 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.56%) SIEM
3 1 (5.56%) Trend Analysis
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) CCNP
1 5 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (22.22%) CCNA
3 2 (11.11%) CCIE
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) QRadar
Vendors
1 17 (94.44%) CheckPoint
1 17 (94.44%) Cisco
2 16 (88.89%) F5
3 3 (16.67%) 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%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.56%) VMware