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 Hampshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 31 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 Hampshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 107 100 102
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 9 6 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.44% 0.34% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% 0.64% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 3
Average daily rate
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£333 £300 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.83% -36.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £240 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £358 £360 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £343
% change year-on-year
- +9.48%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1078 936 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 52.89% 53.46% 54.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 571 496 477
Average daily rate £350 £375 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £250 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 102 112
Average hourly rate £25.00 £24.50 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.04% -3.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.43 £12.10 £12.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
Blue Coat
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Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke - - - -
Farnborough - - - -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (81.25%) LAN
3 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
5 8 (50.00%) SAN
5 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
5 8 (50.00%) Firewall
6 7 (43.75%) VMware
6 7 (43.75%) Juniper
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
6 7 (43.75%) HP
6 7 (43.75%) Linux
6 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (37.50%) Information Security
7 6 (37.50%) ITIL
7 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
7 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 6 (37.50%) McAfee
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (31.25%) IPsec
8 5 (31.25%) VPN
8 5 (31.25%) SSL
8 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
8 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
8 5 (31.25%) Oracle
8 5 (31.25%) Java

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Hampshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (31.25%) SharePoint
2 4 (25.00%) Apache
2 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (25.00%) GlassFish
3 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (81.25%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco ASA
3 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 8 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (37.50%) WAN
5 5 (31.25%) VPN
5 5 (31.25%) SSL
5 5 (31.25%) IPsec
6 4 (25.00%) LDAP
6 4 (25.00%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) Internet
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (6.25%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (6.25%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Network Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Network Support
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Support
3 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Installations Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) SAML
2 2 (12.50%) JSF
3 1 (6.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Linux
1 7 (43.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows XP
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
1 6 (37.50%) Information Security
2 5 (31.25%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Identity Management
4 3 (18.75%) Risk Management
4 3 (18.75%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
5 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 2 (12.50%) PRINCE
5 2 (12.50%) Fault Management
6 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Network Design
6 1 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (6.25%) Protective Monitoring
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (12.50%) C
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (56.25%) SC Cleared
3 6 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (31.25%) CCSE
5 4 (25.00%) CCSA
5 4 (25.00%) CCSP
6 2 (12.50%) CCNA
7 1 (6.25%) HP AIS
7 1 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) JSP 440
2 1 (6.25%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.25%) GPG13
2 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (31.25%) Active Directory
3 4 (25.00%) Shibboleth
4 2 (12.50%) ProxySG
5 1 (6.25%) Snort
5 1 (6.25%) Squid
5 1 (6.25%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
1 5 (31.25%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (12.50%) NetBackup
2 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (6.25%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) Juniper
3 7 (43.75%) Red Hat
4 6 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 6 (37.50%) McAfee
5 5 (31.25%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Adobe
6 2 (12.50%) Websense
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (6.25%) Sourcefire
7 1 (6.25%) IronPort
7 1 (6.25%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.25%) 3PAR
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya
7 1 (6.25%) Nokia