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 14 February 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.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 118 119 125
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 7 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.29% 0.16% 0.083%
As % of the Vendors category 0.65% 0.32% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 2
Average daily rate £488 £650 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% +82.45%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £381
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £117.50
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
1071 1247 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 45.04% 49.74% 44.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 603 679 548
Average daily rate £400 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £201 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 124 99
Average hourly rate £22.00 £15.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.66% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.74 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.00 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+23.56% +5.45%

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
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 14 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 - 7 £488 -
Blue Coat
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 32 (91.43%) Cisco
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco ASA
2 28 (80.00%) Firewall
3 24 (68.57%) Cisco IOS
4 22 (62.86%) Cisco PIX
4 22 (62.86%) Juniper
5 19 (54.29%) CheckPoint
5 19 (54.29%) Kalman Filter
6 18 (51.43%) DNS
7 17 (48.57%) LAN
7 17 (48.57%) Forcepoint
7 17 (48.57%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (48.57%) Barracuda Networks
8 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
9 15 (42.86%) SLA
9 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
10 13 (37.14%) MPLS
11 11 (31.43%) Remedy
11 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
12 10 (28.57%) F5
12 10 (28.57%) CCNA
12 10 (28.57%) DHCP
13 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
13 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
14 8 (22.86%) IronPort
14 8 (22.86%) Asset Management
14 8 (22.86%) FTP
15 7 (20.00%) BGP
15 7 (20.00%) CCNP

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco ASA
2 28 (80.00%) Firewall
3 24 (68.57%) Cisco IOS
4 22 (62.86%) Cisco PIX
5 18 (51.43%) DNS
6 17 (48.57%) LAN
6 17 (48.57%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (37.14%) MPLS
8 10 (28.57%) DHCP
9 9 (25.71%) BIG-IP
9 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 9 (25.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 8 (22.86%) FTP
11 7 (20.00%) BGP
11 7 (20.00%) NetScreen
11 7 (20.00%) Network Security
11 7 (20.00%) OSPF
12 5 (14.29%) EIGRP
12 5 (14.29%) RSVP
12 5 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 5 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 4 (11.43%) Finance
3 3 (8.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (25.71%) Network Specialist
3 7 (20.00%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Design Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Design Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Juniper Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Network Design Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Information Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Information Security Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) NOC Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Security Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Network Security Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Network Support
7 2 (5.71%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.57%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.71%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.71%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (22.86%) Asset Management
3 6 (17.14%) Load Balancing
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
4 5 (14.29%) Network Design
5 3 (8.57%) Email Filtering
5 3 (8.57%) Information Security
5 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
5 3 (8.57%) Security Patching
5 3 (8.57%) Web Filtering
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.86%) Line Management
7 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.86%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.71%) C
1 2 (5.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 11 (31.43%) SC Cleared
4 10 (28.57%) CCNA
5 7 (20.00%) CCNP
6 6 (17.14%) CCSE
7 5 (14.29%) CCIE
7 5 (14.29%) CCSA
7 5 (14.29%) Degree
7 5 (14.29%) JNCIA
7 5 (14.29%) JNCIE
7 5 (14.29%) JNCIP
7 5 (14.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (91.43%) Cisco
2 22 (62.86%) Juniper
3 19 (54.29%) CheckPoint
4 17 (48.57%) Barracuda Networks
4 17 (48.57%) Forcepoint
5 11 (31.43%) Remedy
6 10 (28.57%) F5
7 8 (22.86%) IronPort
8 7 (20.00%) Citrix
9 6 (17.14%) HP
10 5 (14.29%) Fortinet
10 5 (14.29%) Tufin
11 2 (5.71%) Brocade
11 2 (5.71%) Imperva
11 2 (5.71%) Infoblox
11 2 (5.71%) VMware