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 2 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 504 453 450
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -3
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 105 159 146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.21% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.48% 0.70% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 91 86
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £296 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £24.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
21778 22822 21833
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 44.42% 44.89% 44.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 13592 13657 12517
Median daily rate £405 £398 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.88% +2.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 737 1035 975
Median hourly rate £19.00 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.18 £10.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.33 £41.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+13.51% +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 2 July 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 2 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
South East +11 41 £410 -8.88% 5
London -57 30 £473 -0.52% 3
East of England +27 10 £494 +31.73%
South West +7 10 £328 +36.45%
West Midlands -27 8 £390 +25.22%
Yorkshire +3 5 £450 +28.57% 1
North West -7 2 £425 +47.82%
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Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 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 England region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 183 (81.33%) Cisco
2 145 (64.44%) Firewall
3 133 (59.11%) CheckPoint
4 104 (46.22%) F5
5 81 (36.00%) Juniper
6 70 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
7 69 (30.67%) WAN
8 67 (29.78%) Finance
8 67 (29.78%) Network Security
9 66 (29.33%) VPN
10 55 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
11 54 (24.00%) DNS
11 54 (24.00%) LAN
12 53 (23.56%) TCP/IP
13 49 (21.78%) Windows
14 44 (19.56%) SSL
14 44 (19.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 42 (18.67%) Data Centre
15 42 (18.67%) Internet
16 41 (18.22%) CCNP
16 41 (18.22%) Wireless
16 41 (18.22%) ProxySG
17 38 (16.89%) BIG-IP
18 37 (16.44%) Active Directory
18 37 (16.44%) Microsoft
18 37 (16.44%) ITIL
19 35 (15.56%) Palo Alto
19 35 (15.56%) Security Cleared
20 33 (14.67%) SC Cleared
21 30 (13.33%) 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 8 (3.56%) MS Exchange
1 8 (3.56%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 5 (2.22%) JBoss
3 5 (2.22%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.22%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.89%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.44%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.56%) ProjectWise
3 2 (0.89%) MS Office
3 2 (0.89%) MS Project
3 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (1.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 145 (64.44%) Firewall
2 70 (31.11%) Cisco ASA
3 69 (30.67%) WAN
4 67 (29.78%) Network Security
5 66 (29.33%) VPN
6 54 (24.00%) DNS
6 54 (24.00%) LAN
7 53 (23.56%) TCP/IP
8 44 (19.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 44 (19.56%) SSL
9 42 (18.67%) Internet
10 41 (18.22%) Wireless
11 38 (16.89%) BIG-IP
12 30 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 28 (12.44%) DHCP
14 27 (12.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 24 (10.67%) BGP
16 23 (10.22%) MPLS
17 20 (8.89%) IPsec
18 19 (8.44%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.11%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (2.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (2.22%) Oracle Exadata
General
1 67 (29.78%) Finance
2 14 (6.22%) Banking
3 13 (5.78%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.44%) Retail
5 5 (2.22%) Billing
6 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.89%) Back Office
7 2 (0.89%) Law
7 2 (0.89%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Automotive
8 1 (0.44%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
8 1 (0.44%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 70 (31.11%) Network Engineer
2 44 (19.56%) Architect
3 38 (16.89%) Analyst
4 37 (16.44%) Security Engineer
5 31 (13.78%) Security Analyst
6 23 (10.22%) Network Analyst
7 22 (9.78%) Network Security Engineer
8 20 (8.89%) Security Architect
9 19 (8.44%) Network Security Analyst
10 17 (7.56%) Consultant
10 17 (7.56%) Senior Network Engineer
11 15 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
12 10 (4.44%) Cisco Analyst
12 10 (4.44%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 10 (4.44%) IP Engineer
12 10 (4.44%) IP Security Engineer
12 10 (4.44%) Network Specialist
12 10 (4.44%) Project Manager
13 9 (4.00%) Security Consultant
14 8 (3.56%) Cisco Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.78%) Middleware
2 8 (3.56%) 802.1X
3 5 (2.22%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (0.89%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (18.67%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 16 (7.11%) RSA SecurID
3 9 (4.00%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.00%) PKI
4 5 (2.22%) Security Operations Centre
5 4 (1.78%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.33%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.33%) Replication
7 2 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.89%) BBC
7 2 (0.89%) Blackberry
7 2 (0.89%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.44%) CLARiiON
8 1 (0.44%) DataPower
8 1 (0.44%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.44%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 49 (21.78%) Windows
2 24 (10.67%) Linux
3 20 (8.89%) Unix
4 18 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (6.67%) Solaris
6 8 (3.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.67%) Windows Server
7 6 (2.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (1.78%) AIX
9 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.44%) VMS
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.44%) ITIL
2 25 (11.11%) Information Security
3 22 (9.78%) Change Management
3 22 (9.78%) Project Management
4 19 (8.44%) Service Management
5 18 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 17 (7.56%) Network Design
7 15 (6.67%) DDoS Mitigation
7 15 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 14 (6.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (6.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 14 (6.22%) Two-Factor Authentication
9 13 (5.78%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (5.78%) ITSM
9 13 (5.78%) Network Management
9 13 (5.78%) SIEM
10 11 (4.89%) High Availability
10 11 (4.89%) Network Architecture
10 11 (4.89%) Risk Management
10 11 (4.89%) Security Operations
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.56%) PowerShell
2 7 (3.11%) Perl
3 6 (2.67%) Tcl
3 6 (2.67%) VB
4 5 (2.22%) C
5 3 (1.33%) SQL
6 1 (0.44%) Java
6 1 (0.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.44%) PHP
6 1 (0.44%) Python
6 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 55 (24.44%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (18.22%) CCNP
3 35 (15.56%) Security Cleared
4 33 (14.67%) SC Cleared
5 21 (9.33%) CISSP
6 18 (8.00%) CCSE
7 14 (6.22%) CCSA
8 12 (5.33%) CCNA
9 10 (4.44%) Degree
10 9 (4.00%) CCIE
11 4 (1.78%) CCSP
11 4 (1.78%) CISA
11 4 (1.78%) CRISC
11 4 (1.78%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.78%) JNCIP
11 4 (1.78%) JNCIS
12 3 (1.33%) CCDP
13 2 (0.89%) CCDA
13 2 (0.89%) Check Point Certification
13 2 (0.89%) GCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.00%) PCI DSS
2 7 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.89%) COBIT
3 2 (0.89%) COSO
3 2 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.89%) SAS 70
System Software
1 41 (18.22%) ProxySG
2 37 (16.44%) Active Directory
3 14 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (5.78%) VMware ESX
5 8 (3.56%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.78%) BitLocker
7 3 (1.33%) Snort
8 2 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.44%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.44%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (6.22%) MIMEsweeper
2 13 (5.78%) FortiGate
3 7 (3.11%) Nexpose
3 7 (3.11%) QRadar
3 7 (3.11%) SCCM
4 6 (2.67%) Netcool
4 6 (2.67%) OPNET
4 6 (2.67%) Tivoli
5 5 (2.22%) Control-M
5 5 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (2.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (2.22%) Oracle Identity Management
6 4 (1.78%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.78%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
7 3 (1.33%) Proventia
8 2 (0.89%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.89%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.89%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 183 (81.33%) Cisco
2 133 (59.11%) CheckPoint
3 104 (46.22%) F5
4 81 (36.00%) Juniper
5 37 (16.44%) Microsoft
6 35 (15.56%) Palo Alto
7 28 (12.44%) Symantec
8 25 (11.11%) Intel Security
9 23 (10.22%) Oracle
10 19 (8.44%) Citrix
10 19 (8.44%) Forcepoint
10 19 (8.44%) SolarWinds
11 18 (8.00%) TippingPoint
11 18 (8.00%) VMware
12 17 (7.56%) Riverbed
13 15 (6.67%) HP
13 15 (6.67%) Sourcefire
14 13 (5.78%) FireEye
14 13 (5.78%) IBM
14 13 (5.78%) Splunk
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