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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 517 444 445
Rank change year-on-year
-73 +1
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 120 170 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.74% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 91 89
Median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 -
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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
22449 22964 22346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.04% 45.26% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 14040 13341 12911
Median daily rate £413 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 704 1017 1010
Median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.27% +3.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the 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 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 6 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
South East -5 57 £410 +0.61% 5
London -42 30 £485 +14.11% 6
East of England +11 13 £494 -1.20% 2
Yorkshire -8 8 £375 -6.36% 1
West Midlands -23 8 £425 +31.78%
East Midlands +4 2 £350 -12.50%
South West -1 1 £330 -8.33%
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Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 England region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 196 (85.96%) Cisco
2 157 (68.86%) CheckPoint
3 131 (57.46%) Firewall
4 114 (50.00%) F5
5 77 (33.77%) Cisco ASA
6 76 (33.33%) Juniper
7 72 (31.58%) Network Security
8 65 (28.51%) WAN
9 60 (26.32%) LAN
10 53 (23.25%) Finance
11 51 (22.37%) DNS
12 43 (18.86%) Cisco Certification
13 42 (18.42%) VPN
13 42 (18.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 41 (17.98%) Data Centre
15 37 (16.23%) ProxySG
16 36 (15.79%) Security Cleared
17 35 (15.35%) Palo Alto
18 34 (14.91%) SC Cleared
19 33 (14.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
19 33 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
19 33 (14.47%) Windows
20 32 (14.04%) TCP/IP
21 31 (13.60%) Microsoft
21 31 (13.60%) BIG-IP
22 30 (13.16%) CCNP
22 30 (13.16%) SSL
23 28 (12.28%) Wireless
24 26 (11.40%) Internet
25 25 (10.96%) Forcepoint

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (5.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 11 (4.82%) Skype for Business
3 7 (3.07%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.19%) JBoss
4 5 (2.19%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.19%) WebLogic
5 2 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (0.88%) IIS
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (6.58%) MS Excel
2 11 (4.82%) ProjectWise
3 2 (0.88%) MS Office
4 1 (0.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.19%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 131 (57.46%) Firewall
2 77 (33.77%) Cisco ASA
3 72 (31.58%) Network Security
4 65 (28.51%) WAN
5 60 (26.32%) LAN
6 51 (22.37%) DNS
7 42 (18.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 42 (18.42%) VPN
8 33 (14.47%) Cisco Nexus
8 33 (14.47%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 32 (14.04%) TCP/IP
10 31 (13.60%) BIG-IP
11 30 (13.16%) SSL
12 28 (12.28%) Wireless
13 26 (11.40%) Internet
14 22 (9.65%) BGP
15 21 (9.21%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (8.77%) OSPF
17 19 (8.33%) DHCP
17 19 (8.33%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.19%) Oracle Exadata
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 53 (23.25%) Finance
2 21 (9.21%) Banking
3 10 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.51%) Retail
5 5 (2.19%) Billing
5 5 (2.19%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.32%) Law
8 2 (0.88%) Back Office
9 1 (0.44%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.44%) French Language
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 42 (18.42%) Security Engineer
3 37 (16.23%) Architect
4 31 (13.60%) Analyst
5 27 (11.84%) Network Security Engineer
6 25 (10.96%) Network Analyst
7 22 (9.65%) Security Analyst
8 17 (7.46%) Network Security Analyst
8 17 (7.46%) Network Specialist
9 16 (7.02%) Security Architect
10 15 (6.58%) Consultant
11 14 (6.14%) Cisco Engineer
11 14 (6.14%) Senior Network Engineer
12 13 (5.70%) Infrastructure Architect
12 13 (5.70%) Project Manager
13 11 (4.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 9 (3.95%) Blue Coat Specialist
14 9 (3.95%) Designer
15 8 (3.51%) Blue Coat Engineer
15 8 (3.51%) IP Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.82%) Middleware
2 5 (2.19%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (1.32%) CSS
4 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.44%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.98%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 9 (3.95%) RSA SecurID
4 7 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 3 (1.32%) Replication
7 2 (0.88%) BBC
7 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.44%) Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) DataPower
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.44%) iDTV
8 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.44%) Symmetrix
8 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.47%) Windows
2 19 (8.33%) Linux
3 13 (5.70%) Unix
3 13 (5.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.95%) Solaris
5 6 (2.63%) Windows Server
5 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.44%) VMS
7 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (10.53%) ITIL
2 20 (8.77%) Change Management
2 20 (8.77%) Project Management
3 19 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 18 (7.89%) Network Design
5 17 (7.46%) Kalman Filter
6 16 (7.02%) Migration
7 14 (6.14%) Load Balancing
7 14 (6.14%) Network Management
7 14 (6.14%) Service Management
7 14 (6.14%) SIEM
8 13 (5.70%) Cybersecurity
9 12 (5.26%) Configuration Management
10 11 (4.82%) B2B
10 11 (4.82%) DDoS Mitigation
10 11 (4.82%) Network Architecture
10 11 (4.82%) Risk Management
11 10 (4.39%) Data Migration
11 10 (4.39%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (3.51%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.51%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.07%) Perl
3 6 (2.63%) C
3 6 (2.63%) Tcl
3 6 (2.63%) VB
4 2 (0.88%) SQL
5 1 (0.44%) Python
5 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 43 (18.86%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (15.79%) Security Cleared
3 34 (14.91%) SC Cleared
4 30 (13.16%) CCNP
5 22 (9.65%) CCSE
6 15 (6.58%) CCSA
6 15 (6.58%) CISSP
7 13 (5.70%) CCNA
8 5 (2.19%) CCIE
8 5 (2.19%) Check Point Certification
8 5 (2.19%) JNCIP
8 5 (2.19%) JNCIS
9 4 (1.75%) CCDP
9 4 (1.75%) DV Cleared
10 3 (1.32%) CCDA
10 3 (1.32%) CCSP
10 3 (1.32%) Degree
11 2 (0.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.88%) JNCIA
12 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (16.23%) ProxySG
2 22 (9.65%) Active Directory
3 11 (4.82%) VMware ESX
3 11 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.07%) Snort
5 1 (0.44%) BitLocker
5 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (6.58%) MIMEsweeper
2 11 (4.82%) QRadar
3 9 (3.95%) FortiGate
4 7 (3.07%) OPNET
4 7 (3.07%) Proventia
5 6 (2.63%) Netcool
5 6 (2.63%) Tivoli
6 5 (2.19%) Control-M
6 5 (2.19%) Norton AntiVirus
6 5 (2.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 5 (2.19%) Oracle Identity Management
6 5 (2.19%) SCCM
7 4 (1.75%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
9 1 (0.44%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.44%) HP UCMDB
9 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 196 (85.96%) Cisco
2 157 (68.86%) CheckPoint
3 114 (50.00%) F5
4 76 (33.33%) Juniper
5 35 (15.35%) Palo Alto
6 31 (13.60%) Microsoft
7 25 (10.96%) Forcepoint
8 24 (10.53%) Oracle
9 21 (9.21%) SolarWinds
10 19 (8.33%) Riverbed
10 19 (8.33%) Symantec
11 17 (7.46%) Citrix
12 15 (6.58%) HP
13 14 (6.14%) Fortinet
13 14 (6.14%) IBM
13 14 (6.14%) IronPort
14 13 (5.70%) Intel Security
14 13 (5.70%) VMware
15 12 (5.26%) Splunk
16 10 (4.39%) Nokia
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