The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the 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 410 434 445
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +11
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 191 154 127
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.36% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.66% 0.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 92 58
Average daily rate
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£450 £408 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.42% +5.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £519 £515
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
23220 23265 22457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 43.82% 45.48% 46.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14070 13335 12749
Average daily rate £400 £388 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 995 1045 1040
Average hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £42.00
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 England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in England

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Blue Coat across the England region.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in England

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in England

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in England

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the England region.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in England

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in 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 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
London +2 67 £475 +13.09% 10
South East +1 42 £425 -5.55% 6
South West +7 33 £475 +3.82% 4
East Midlands -8 19 £388 -11.93%
East of England - 15 £600 -
West Midlands -1 5 £320 +6.66%
Midlands - 4 £320 -
Yorkshire -30 3 £500 +53.84%
North East - 2 £282 -
North West -36 1 £400 -4.76%
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Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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.

1 286 (83.38%) Cisco
2 250 (72.89%) Firewall
3 226 (65.89%) CheckPoint
4 182 (53.06%) Juniper
5 162 (47.23%) Cisco Certification
6 157 (45.77%) WAN
7 147 (42.86%) F5
8 141 (41.11%) Network Security
9 130 (37.90%) LAN
10 118 (34.40%) Cisco ASA
11 116 (33.82%) CCNP
12 109 (31.78%) VPN
13 104 (30.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 86 (25.07%) SSL
15 84 (24.49%) Data Centre
16 79 (23.03%) ProxySG
17 73 (21.28%) McAfee
18 70 (20.41%) Finance
19 68 (19.83%) BGP
20 64 (18.66%) Nokia
20 64 (18.66%) Load Balancing
21 63 (18.37%) Wireless
22 57 (16.62%) IPsec
23 56 (16.33%) OSPF
23 56 (16.33%) Kalman Filter
24 53 (15.45%) DNS
25 51 (14.87%) CCNA
25 51 (14.87%) ITIL
26 49 (14.29%) Linux
26 49 (14.29%) VoIP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the 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 4 (1.17%) SharePoint
1 4 (1.17%) Lync
2 2 (0.58%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 9 (2.62%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (1.46%) RMDS
2 2 (0.58%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 250 (72.89%) Firewall
2 157 (45.77%) WAN
3 141 (41.11%) Network Security
4 130 (37.90%) LAN
5 118 (34.40%) Cisco ASA
6 109 (31.78%) VPN
7 104 (30.32%) Cisco Nexus
8 86 (25.07%) SSL
9 68 (19.83%) BGP
10 63 (18.37%) Wireless
11 57 (16.62%) IPsec
12 56 (16.33%) OSPF
13 53 (15.45%) DNS
14 49 (14.29%) VoIP
15 48 (13.99%) BIG-IP
16 47 (13.70%) Cisco IOS
17 44 (12.83%) MPLS
18 42 (12.24%) TCP/IP
18 42 (12.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 42 (12.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.46%) MySQL
1 5 (1.46%) Oracle Exadata
2 3 (0.87%) Hadoop
2 3 (0.87%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.29%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.29%) EDMS
3 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Fiddler
General
1 70 (20.41%) Finance
2 36 (10.50%) Telecoms
3 15 (4.37%) Banking
4 7 (2.04%) Retail
5 6 (1.75%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.46%) Publishing
6 5 (1.46%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.58%) Marketing
7 2 (0.58%) Billing
7 2 (0.58%) Law
7 2 (0.58%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.58%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.29%) Back Office
8 1 (0.29%) German Language
Job Titles
1 133 (38.78%) Network Engineer
2 55 (16.03%) Analyst
3 46 (13.41%) Security Engineer
4 36 (10.50%) Architect
5 31 (9.04%) Consultant
6 26 (7.58%) Network Security Engineer
6 26 (7.58%) Senior Network Engineer
7 24 (7.00%) Security Analyst
8 23 (6.71%) Senior Analyst
9 22 (6.41%) Network Architect
10 20 (5.83%) Service Analyst
10 20 (5.83%) Service Desk Analyst
11 17 (4.96%) Infrastructure Architect
12 16 (4.66%) Network Analyst
13 13 (3.79%) Security Consultant
13 13 (3.79%) Network Support
14 12 (3.50%) Security Specialist
14 12 (3.50%) Senior Security Engineer
15 11 (3.21%) Firewall Engineer
15 11 (3.21%) Network Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.12%) 802.1X
2 17 (4.96%) CSS
3 12 (3.50%) Middleware
4 5 (1.46%) Rendezvous
5 2 (0.58%) Web Services
5 2 (0.58%) WAP
6 1 (0.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 84 (24.49%) Data Centre
2 16 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (2.92%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (2.62%) Clustering
5 9 (2.62%) SecurID
6 6 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.46%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.17%) CMDB
8 4 (1.17%) PKI
8 4 (1.17%) Replication
9 3 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.87%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.58%) DTV
11 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.29%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (14.29%) Linux
2 45 (13.12%) Windows
3 33 (9.62%) UNIX
4 27 (7.87%) Solaris
5 14 (4.08%) Oracle Linux
6 9 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.66%) Load Balancing
2 56 (16.33%) Kalman Filter
3 51 (14.87%) ITIL
4 37 (10.79%) Network Design
5 30 (8.75%) Time Management
6 26 (7.58%) Network Management
7 22 (6.41%) WAN Optimisation
8 21 (6.12%) Change Management
9 20 (5.83%) Network Architecture
10 19 (5.54%) SIEM
10 19 (5.54%) Service Management
11 15 (4.37%) Information Security
12 14 (4.08%) Project Management
12 14 (4.08%) Performance Management
13 13 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (3.79%) Change Control
13 13 (3.79%) Mentoring
14 12 (3.50%) Strategic Planning
15 11 (3.21%) Stakeholder Management
15 11 (3.21%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.50%) Python
2 10 (2.92%) Perl
3 9 (2.62%) C
4 7 (2.04%) PHP
5 6 (1.75%) C++
5 6 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.17%) PowerShell
6 4 (1.17%) SQL
6 4 (1.17%) Lisp
7 3 (0.87%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 162 (47.23%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (33.82%) CCNP
3 51 (14.87%) CCNA
4 44 (12.83%) Security Cleared
5 38 (11.08%) CCSE
6 36 (10.50%) CISSP
7 33 (9.62%) SC Cleared
8 32 (9.33%) CCSA
9 23 (6.71%) CCIE
10 18 (5.25%) CCDP
11 17 (4.96%) CCSP
12 14 (4.08%) Degree
13 6 (1.75%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (1.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.46%) DV Cleared
14 5 (1.46%) JNCIP
14 5 (1.46%) JNCIE
15 4 (1.17%) JNCIS
16 3 (0.87%) PMP
16 3 (0.87%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.87%) SLA
2 18 (5.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 12 (3.50%) HIPAA
4 4 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 79 (23.03%) ProxySG
2 16 (4.66%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.21%) Snort
4 9 (2.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (1.75%) Sendmail
6 5 (1.46%) Hyper-V
6 5 (1.46%) XenServer
6 5 (1.46%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.87%) ISA Server
8 2 (0.58%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.58%) Xen
8 2 (0.58%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.58%) XenApp
9 1 (0.29%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (4.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 14 (4.08%) CiscoWorks
1 14 (4.08%) Control-M
1 14 (4.08%) BladeLogic
2 8 (2.33%) Nessus
2 8 (2.33%) Nmap
2 8 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.04%) OPNET
4 6 (1.75%) NetCrunch
4 6 (1.75%) Nagios
4 6 (1.75%) MIMEsweeper
4 6 (1.75%) MAILsweeper
5 5 (1.46%) Cacti
5 5 (1.46%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (1.17%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.87%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.29%) SCCM
9 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 286 (83.38%) Cisco
2 226 (65.89%) CheckPoint
3 182 (53.06%) Juniper
4 147 (42.86%) F5
5 73 (21.28%) McAfee
6 64 (18.66%) Nokia
7 48 (13.99%) Citrix
8 43 (12.54%) IronPort
9 38 (11.08%) Fortinet
9 38 (11.08%) SolarWinds
10 36 (10.50%) Sourcefire
11 33 (9.62%) Nortel
12 32 (9.33%) TippingPoint
13 30 (8.75%) Tufin
13 30 (8.75%) Avaya
13 30 (8.75%) Websense
14 24 (7.00%) Symantec
14 24 (7.00%) CA
14 24 (7.00%) HP
15 19 (5.54%) ArcSight
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