The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 29 April 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
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank - - 46
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire - - 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate - - £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 - £180.00
Blue Coat
South West

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

Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
201 160 194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 42.77% 33.54% 51.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 91 105
Average daily rate £358 £408 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.26% +16.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 20
Average hourly rate £20.00 £31.25 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.00% +127.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.95 £12.01 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.06 £43.75 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire