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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 27 June 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
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 47 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 7 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.46% 0.23% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 2.99% 0.60% 1.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 2
Median daily rate £330 £240 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+37.50% -26.15%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
234 166 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.95% 37.90% 48.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 115 101
Median daily rate £375 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £245 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 19
Median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +14.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.27 £13.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £42.50 £35.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
Cheltenham +8 7 £330 +37.50%
Blue Coat
South West

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) ProxySG
2 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (28.57%) Information Security
3 2 (28.57%) Wireless
3 2 (28.57%) IPsec
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 2 (28.57%) BGP
3 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
3 2 (28.57%) TACACS
3 2 (28.57%) CCIE
3 2 (28.57%) PKI
3 2 (28.57%) VLAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
3 2 (28.57%) HSRP
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
3 2 (28.57%) Mentoring

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) DHCP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (28.57%) BGP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco ISE
2 2 (28.57%) EIGRP
2 2 (28.57%) HSRP
2 2 (28.57%) IPsec
2 2 (28.57%) LAN
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
2 2 (28.57%) TACACS
2 2 (28.57%) VLAN
2 2 (28.57%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) Wireless
2 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
General
1 5 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
1 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) CCNP
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCIE
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) F5
1 7 (100.00%) Juniper
1 7 (100.00%) TippingPoint