The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 May 2015 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.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 115 105 112
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +7
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.099% 0.61% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 1.23% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 8 1
Average daily rate
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- £340 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £340
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £24.00 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hampshire region.

Vendors Category
Hampshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
910 979 979
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 45.16% 49.97% 54.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 548 494 557
Average daily rate £375 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £215 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 66 55 108
Average hourly rate £15.00 £24.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.50% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.16 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
4 3 (42.86%) CCNP
4 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) Websense
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 3 (42.86%) F5
5 2 (28.57%) CCSA
5 2 (28.57%) Information Security
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) CCSE
5 2 (28.57%) Squid
5 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (28.57%) GPG13
5 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) LAN
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) UNIX
5 2 (28.57%) Solaris
5 2 (28.57%) NetScreen
5 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (28.57%) McAfee
5 2 (28.57%) MPLS

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) BGP
3 3 (42.86%) WAN
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
4 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) NetScreen
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
5 1 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 1 (14.29%) LDAP
5 1 (14.29%) DNS
5 1 (14.29%) SMTP
5 1 (14.29%) Telepresence
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (14.29%) Junos
5 1 (14.29%) IPsec
General
1 1 (14.29%) German Language
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) UNIX
1 2 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Information Security
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
2 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (14.29%) Incident Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) CCNP
1 3 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCSA
2 2 (28.57%) CCSE
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
3 1 (14.29%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) PCI DSS
1 2 (28.57%) GPG13
1 2 (28.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Squid
2 1 (14.29%) Sendmail
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (14.29%) MIMEsweeper
1 1 (14.29%) MAILsweeper
1 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Websense
3 3 (42.86%) F5
4 2 (28.57%) McAfee
4 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
5 1 (14.29%) NetApp
5 1 (14.29%) Splunk
5 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds
5 1 (14.29%) VMware