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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 514 448 471
Rank change year-on-year
-66 +23
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 119 189 137
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.24% 0.36% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.81% 0.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 119 83
Median daily rate £425 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £21.53 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 -
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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
22888 23468 22944
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 45.24% 44.29% 45.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 14194 14177 13061
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 765 1017 1016
Median hourly rate £19.44 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.05% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.78 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
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 24 August 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 24 August 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
London -17 57 £475 - 11
South East +6 27 £415 -2.35% 1
West Midlands -26 12 £443 +38.28% 1
Yorkshire +6 8 £425 -10.52% 1
South West -15 7 £300 -36.84% 1
East of England +6 4 £413 -21.42%
East Midlands -15 4 £423 +20.71%
North West +17 1 £425 +6.25% 1
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Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 174 (82.86%) Cisco
2 144 (68.57%) Firewall
3 112 (53.33%) CheckPoint
4 102 (48.57%) F5
5 83 (39.52%) Cisco ASA
6 79 (37.62%) VPN
7 77 (36.67%) Juniper
8 76 (36.19%) Finance
9 66 (31.43%) DNS
10 60 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 57 (27.14%) Wireless
12 56 (26.67%) TCP/IP
13 55 (26.19%) Network Security
14 54 (25.71%) WAN
15 48 (22.86%) CCNP
16 47 (22.38%) LAN
16 47 (22.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 46 (21.90%) SSL
18 43 (20.48%) Internet
18 43 (20.48%) Palo Alto
19 42 (20.00%) ITIL
19 42 (20.00%) BIG-IP
20 40 (19.05%) Data Centre
21 38 (18.10%) DHCP
22 37 (17.62%) Microsoft
22 37 (17.62%) ProxySG
23 36 (17.14%) Windows
24 35 (16.67%) TippingPoint
25 30 (14.29%) FireEye
25 30 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 10 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.81%) Skype for Business
3 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (1.90%) Cloud Foundry
4 4 (1.90%) Confluence
4 4 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (1.90%) FileNet
5 2 (0.95%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.48%) IIS
6 1 (0.48%) JBoss
6 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.81%) ProjectWise
3 2 (0.95%) MS Office
3 2 (0.95%) MS Project
3 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.90%) GitHub
2 4 (1.90%) Office 365
3 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 144 (68.57%) Firewall
2 83 (39.52%) Cisco ASA
3 79 (37.62%) VPN
4 66 (31.43%) DNS
5 57 (27.14%) Wireless
6 56 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 55 (26.19%) Network Security
8 54 (25.71%) WAN
9 47 (22.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 47 (22.38%) LAN
10 46 (21.90%) SSL
11 43 (20.48%) Internet
12 42 (20.00%) BIG-IP
13 38 (18.10%) DHCP
14 30 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
14 30 (14.29%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 23 (10.95%) Wireshark
16 22 (10.48%) BGP
16 22 (10.48%) MPLS
17 21 (10.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.90%) MongoDB
1 4 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.43%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.48%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.90%) JMeter
2 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.48%) JIRA
General
1 76 (36.19%) Finance
2 18 (8.57%) Telecoms
3 10 (4.76%) Retail
4 9 (4.29%) Banking
5 5 (2.38%) Billing
6 3 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.95%) Back Office
7 2 (0.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.48%) Advertising
8 1 (0.48%) Automotive
8 1 (0.48%) Electronics
8 1 (0.48%) French Language
8 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 67 (31.90%) Network Engineer
2 32 (15.24%) Architect
2 32 (15.24%) Security Engineer
3 26 (12.38%) Analyst
4 20 (9.52%) Security Analyst
4 20 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (8.57%) Consultant
6 17 (8.10%) Network Security Engineer
7 15 (7.14%) Network Analyst
8 12 (5.71%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.24%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (5.24%) Network Architect
9 11 (5.24%) Network Security Analyst
10 10 (4.76%) IP Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) IP Security Engineer
10 10 (4.76%) Network Consultant
10 10 (4.76%) Security Specialist
11 9 (4.29%) Cisco Engineer
11 9 (4.29%) Security Architect
12 8 (3.81%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.19%) 802.1X
2 9 (4.29%) Middleware
3 4 (1.90%) JSON
3 4 (1.90%) Spring
3 4 (1.90%) Web Services
4 3 (1.43%) J2EE
4 3 (1.43%) REST
4 3 (1.43%) RESTful
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (0.48%) Spring Boot
5 1 (0.48%) XML
5 1 (0.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 40 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 23 (10.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 11 (5.24%) RSA SecurID
4 9 (4.29%) PKI
5 8 (3.81%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.90%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.90%) Blackberry
6 4 (1.90%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.43%) DataPower
7 3 (1.43%) Replication
8 2 (0.95%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.95%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.48%) BBC
9 1 (0.48%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.48%) Clustering
9 1 (0.48%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.48%) Symmetrix
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 36 (17.14%) Windows
2 18 (8.57%) Unix
3 13 (6.19%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (4.76%) Solaris
5 8 (3.81%) Linux
6 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.86%) Windows Server
8 4 (1.90%) AIX
9 3 (1.43%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (20.00%) ITIL
2 26 (12.38%) Information Security
2 26 (12.38%) Project Management
3 23 (10.95%) Change Management
3 23 (10.95%) Service Management
4 21 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 18 (8.57%) Migration
5 18 (8.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 18 (8.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 16 (7.62%) DDoS Mitigation
6 16 (7.62%) Network Architecture
7 15 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 14 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 13 (6.19%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (6.19%) Malware Detection/Protection
9 13 (6.19%) Network Design
10 12 (5.71%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (5.71%) High Availability
10 12 (5.71%) Vulnerability Scanning
11 10 (4.76%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.86%) Perl
2 5 (2.38%) C
2 5 (2.38%) Java
2 5 (2.38%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.90%) PHP
3 4 (1.90%) Python
4 3 (1.43%) SQL
4 3 (1.43%) Tcl
4 3 (1.43%) VB
5 2 (0.95%) C++
5 2 (0.95%) Shell Script
6 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.48%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 60 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (22.86%) CCNP
3 22 (10.48%) Security Cleared
4 19 (9.05%) SC Cleared
5 18 (8.57%) CISSP
6 17 (8.10%) CCSE
7 14 (6.67%) CCIE
8 13 (6.19%) CCSA
9 11 (5.24%) CCNA
10 10 (4.76%) Degree
11 6 (2.86%) JNCIP
11 6 (2.86%) JNCIS
12 4 (1.90%) CISA
12 4 (1.90%) CRISC
13 2 (0.95%) CCDP
13 2 (0.95%) CCSP
13 2 (0.95%) DV Cleared
13 2 (0.95%) GCIA
13 2 (0.95%) GCIH
13 2 (0.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.52%) PCI DSS
2 16 (7.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (2.86%) SLA
4 2 (0.95%) COBIT
4 2 (0.95%) COSO
4 2 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.95%) SAS 70
System Software
1 37 (17.62%) ProxySG
2 28 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (5.24%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.81%) Virtual Servers
6 6 (2.86%) BitLocker
7 4 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.95%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.48%) BIND 9
9 1 (0.48%) Firmware
9 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.48%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 15 (7.14%) FortiGate
2 11 (5.24%) Nexpose
3 6 (2.86%) OPNET
4 4 (1.90%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.90%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.90%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.90%) SCCM
5 3 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (1.43%) HP UCMDB
5 3 (1.43%) MIMEsweeper
5 3 (1.43%) Netcool
5 3 (1.43%) QRadar
5 3 (1.43%) Tivoli
6 2 (0.95%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.95%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.95%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.48%) Control-M
7 1 (0.48%) Nagios
7 1 (0.48%) OpenView
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 174 (82.86%) Cisco
2 112 (53.33%) CheckPoint
3 102 (48.57%) F5
4 77 (36.67%) Juniper
5 43 (20.48%) Palo Alto
6 37 (17.62%) Microsoft
7 35 (16.67%) TippingPoint
8 30 (14.29%) FireEye
9 27 (12.86%) Intel Security
9 27 (12.86%) SolarWinds
10 24 (11.43%) Aruba
10 24 (11.43%) Citrix
11 22 (10.48%) Riverbed
12 19 (9.05%) Symantec
12 19 (9.05%) VMware
13 17 (8.10%) HP
14 16 (7.62%) Sourcefire
15 13 (6.19%) Alcatel-Lucent
16 12 (5.71%) Oracle
16 12 (5.71%) Tufin
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