The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 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
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 41 37 61
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 15 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 2.54% 2.62% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 6.02% 4.73% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 2
Median daily rate £456 £488 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +39.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £488 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £494 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £395
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £21.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+161.90% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Hertfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
249 317 375
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 42.20% 55.42% 57.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 157 205
Median daily rate £425 £425 £425
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 19
Median hourly rate £13.50 £21.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +68.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.31 £6.86 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.29 £30.60 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.20 £23.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
-20.89% +33.33%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Blue Coat across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017.

Blue Coat Daily Rate Histogram in Hertfordshire

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Hertfordshire

Blue Coat
Contract Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 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
Welwyn Garden City -5 7 £475 -4.04%
Stevenage -5 4 £300 -
Blue Coat
East of England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 24 (96.00%) CheckPoint
2 23 (92.00%) F5
3 20 (80.00%) Cisco
4 17 (68.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 16 (64.00%) DNS
6 13 (52.00%) MPLS
6 13 (52.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (48.00%) Firewall
7 12 (48.00%) BIG-IP
8 10 (40.00%) Banking
9 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
9 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
9 6 (24.00%) Juniper
10 5 (20.00%) Remedy
10 5 (20.00%) CCIE
10 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (16.00%) Wiki
12 3 (12.00%) Retail
12 3 (12.00%) ProxySG
12 3 (12.00%) Finance
12 3 (12.00%) ATM
13 2 (8.00%) Network Security
13 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
13 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
13 2 (8.00%) LAN
14 1 (4.00%) WAN
14 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
14 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 16 (64.00%) DNS
3 13 (52.00%) Cisco ASA
3 13 (52.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 13 (52.00%) MPLS
4 12 (48.00%) BIG-IP
4 12 (48.00%) Firewall
5 3 (12.00%) ATM
6 2 (8.00%) LAN
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.00%) WAN
7 1 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 10 (40.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (36.00%) Network Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Blue Coat Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Check Point Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Cisco Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) NOC Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support
5 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Security Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (16.00%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (4.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (24.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.00%) CCIE
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) CheckPoint
2 23 (92.00%) F5
3 20 (80.00%) Cisco
4 6 (24.00%) Juniper
5 5 (20.00%) Remedy
6 1 (4.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (4.00%) Forcepoint