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 30 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 57 48 77
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +29
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 6 20 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.79% 2.68% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 1.43% 5.35% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 0
Median daily rate £475 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.83% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £425 £400
% change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 0
Median hourly rate £17.50 £21.53 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.69% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £21.53 -
% change year-on-year
-18.69% -
Blue Coat
East of England

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
421 374 429
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 55.69% 50.20% 50.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 182 251
Median daily rate £375 £425 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £224 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 28
Median hourly rate £15.00 £21.53 £16.20
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.31% +32.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £9.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.75 £34.75 £24.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £18.00 £18.00

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
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 30 September 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
Stevenage -2 1 - -
Welwyn Garden City -3 1 £475 -20.83%
Blue Coat
East of England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

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

1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 14 (87.50%) F5
3 13 (81.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 12 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 12 (75.00%) DNS
5 11 (68.75%) MPLS
6 10 (62.50%) BIG-IP
7 6 (37.50%) Banking
8 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (25.00%) Retail
10 3 (18.75%) Juniper
10 3 (18.75%) Firewall
10 3 (18.75%) Finance
10 3 (18.75%) LAN
10 3 (18.75%) CCIE
10 3 (18.75%) CCNP
10 3 (18.75%) CCNA
11 2 (12.50%) ATM
11 2 (12.50%) WAN
11 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
11 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
11 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
11 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
11 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
12 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
12 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
12 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
12 1 (6.25%) Aruba

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 13 (81.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 12 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
2 12 (75.00%) DNS
2 12 (75.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (68.75%) MPLS
4 10 (62.50%) BIG-IP
5 3 (18.75%) Firewall
5 3 (18.75%) LAN
6 2 (12.50%) ATM
6 2 (12.50%) WAN
7 1 (6.25%) BGP
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
7 1 (6.25%) IPv6
7 1 (6.25%) Network Security
7 1 (6.25%) OSPF
7 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (6.25%) Wireless
7 1 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 4 (25.00%) Retail
3 3 (18.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Network Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) IP Network Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support
4 1 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Security Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Security Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.25%) Wiki
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
2 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (18.75%) CCIE
2 3 (18.75%) CCNA
2 3 (18.75%) CCNP
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) ProxySG
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 14 (87.50%) CheckPoint
2 14 (87.50%) F5
3 3 (18.75%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) Aruba
4 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.25%) Brocade
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) Remedy
4 1 (6.25%) VMware