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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 112 122 113
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 3 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 0.15% 0.19% 0.58%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.40% 1.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 8
Median daily rate £188 £310 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-39.51% -8.82%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £369
% change year-on-year
+9.20% +1.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
1093 997 1049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hampshire 55.48% 47.14% 50.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 672 625 551
Median daily rate £385 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.64% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 70 57
Median hourly rate £35.50 £15.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+136.66% -40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.17 £11.56
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £40.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.22 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+15.24% +7.19%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Hampshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hampshire region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Hampshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Basingstoke - 2 - -
Blue Coat
South East

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hampshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 10 (83.33%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
3 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
4 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
5 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
5 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (50.00%) Aruba
5 6 (50.00%) Splunk
5 6 (50.00%) Network Management
5 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
5 6 (50.00%) Netcool
5 6 (50.00%) Perl
5 6 (50.00%) VB
5 6 (50.00%) Tcl
5 6 (50.00%) IBM
6 5 (41.67%) C
7 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
8 3 (25.00%) SSL
8 3 (25.00%) Network Security
8 3 (25.00%) ITIL

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Hampshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (16.67%) MS Project
2 2 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (25.00%) Firewall
2 3 (25.00%) Network Security
2 3 (25.00%) SSL
2 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (16.67%) HTTP
3 2 (16.67%) SSH
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) IPsec
4 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (8.33%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
4 1 (8.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Security Architect
2 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
2 1 (8.33%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (16.67%) PKI
3 1 (8.33%) CLARiiON
3 1 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (8.33%) Replication
3 1 (8.33%) Symmetrix
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (16.67%) AIX
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) Solaris
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Network Management
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (16.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (16.67%) Document Management
3 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 2 (16.67%) Network Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 2 (16.67%) PRINCE
3 2 (16.67%) Security Operations
3 2 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
4 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Transformation
4 1 (8.33%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (8.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
4 1 (8.33%) Storage Virtualisation
4 1 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) PowerShell
2 6 (50.00%) Perl
2 6 (50.00%) Tcl
2 6 (50.00%) VB
3 5 (41.67%) C
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (58.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) CISSP
2 2 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) GCIA
2 2 (16.67%) GCIH
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) CCNP
3 1 (8.33%) CCSA
3 1 (8.33%) CCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCSE
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) COBIT
1 2 (16.67%) COSO
1 2 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 2 (16.67%) SAS 70
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (8.33%) ISA Server
2 1 (8.33%) ProxySG
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (50.00%) Netcool
1 6 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (8.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) Aruba
3 6 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (50.00%) Riverbed
3 6 (50.00%) SolarWinds
3 6 (50.00%) Splunk
4 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (16.67%) F5
5 2 (16.67%) Qualys
6 1 (8.33%) EMC
6 1 (8.33%) Forcepoint
6 1 (8.33%) HP
6 1 (8.33%) IronPort
6 1 (8.33%) Juniper
6 1 (8.33%) Lumension
6 1 (8.33%) NetApp
6 1 (8.33%) Nokia
6 1 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (8.33%) VMware