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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 112 88 85
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 14 17 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.69% 0.99% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 1.32% 2.05% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 4
Average daily rate
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£370 £345 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.24% +1.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £282 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £432 £401
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £388 £333
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +16.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £55.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £117.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- +147.36%
Blue Coat
South East

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
1061 829 646
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 52.11% 48.39% 48.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 421 305
Average daily rate £370 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.04% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 33 93
Average hourly rate £16.72 £31.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.92% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.25 £11.04
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -13.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 January 2015. 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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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
Farnborough -5 7 £388 -10.71%
Portsmouth - 2 £375 -
Basingstoke 0 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £338 -
Southampton - - - -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 17 (89.47%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) Juniper
3 11 (57.89%) UNIX
4 10 (52.63%) LAN
4 10 (52.63%) McAfee
4 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
4 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
5 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (47.37%) WAN
5 9 (47.37%) Solaris
6 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
7 7 (36.84%) CCNP
8 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
9 5 (26.32%) F5
10 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
10 4 (21.05%) Wireless
10 4 (21.05%) Websense
10 4 (21.05%) CCNA
10 4 (21.05%) VoIP
11 3 (15.79%) SAN
11 3 (15.79%) CCIE
11 3 (15.79%) VPN
11 3 (15.79%) SSL
11 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
12 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
12 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
12 2 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Firewall
2 10 (52.63%) LAN
3 9 (47.37%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (47.37%) WAN
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (21.05%) Wireless
4 4 (21.05%) VoIP
5 3 (15.79%) SAN
5 3 (15.79%) VPN
5 3 (15.79%) SSL
6 2 (10.53%) Network Security
6 2 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (10.53%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (10.53%) IPsec
6 2 (10.53%) MPLS
6 2 (10.53%) OSPF
6 2 (10.53%) BGP
6 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
7 1 (5.26%) LDAP
7 1 (5.26%) SMTP
General
1 6 (31.58%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Security Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Network Support
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Storage Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) NHS
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) UNIX
2 9 (47.37%) Solaris
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.53%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (10.53%) WAN Optimisation
2 2 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (10.53%) Service Delivery
2 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Information Security
3 1 (5.26%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) PowerShell
1 2 (10.53%) VBScript
2 1 (5.26%) C
2 1 (5.26%) C++
2 1 (5.26%) Perl
2 1 (5.26%) PHP
2 1 (5.26%) Python
2 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (52.63%) Security Cleared
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (36.84%) CCNP
4 4 (21.05%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) CCIE
6 2 (10.53%) CCSE
6 2 (10.53%) CCSA
7 1 (5.26%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.26%) GPG13
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) ProxySG
1 2 (10.53%) ISA Server
1 2 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Squid
2 1 (5.26%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) SCOM
1 2 (10.53%) NetBackup
1 2 (10.53%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (5.26%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (5.26%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Cisco
2 11 (57.89%) Juniper
3 10 (52.63%) McAfee
4 8 (42.11%) CheckPoint
5 5 (26.32%) F5
6 4 (21.05%) Websense
7 2 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 2 (10.53%) SolarWinds
7 2 (10.53%) 3PAR
7 2 (10.53%) IronPort
7 2 (10.53%) Nokia
7 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
7 2 (10.53%) Avaya
7 2 (10.53%) HP
8 1 (5.26%) NetApp
8 1 (5.26%) VMware
8 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
8 1 (5.26%) Mitel