The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Gloucestershire region.

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.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 45 - 45
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.45% - 1.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.94% - 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 6
Average daily rate
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£325 - £358
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £348
% change year-on-year
- +7.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Vendors Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
213 118 195
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 48.30% 47.01% 42.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 53 126
Average daily rate £375 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 9
Average hourly rate £24.00 £13.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -32.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
Blue Coat
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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

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
2 2 (66.67%) VLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Ethereal
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Open Source
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) SONET
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) DSL
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Frame Relay

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) ATM
1 2 (66.67%) ISDN
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) SONET
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) BGP
1 2 (66.67%) DSL
1 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Frame Relay
1 2 (66.67%) BIG-IP
1 2 (66.67%) VLAN
1 2 (66.67%) Ethereal
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Supervisor
2 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Websense
3 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
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