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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 61 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 3 14 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.44% 1.73% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 3.60% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 0
Median daily rate £413 £600 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-5.82% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £21.53 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 -
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
372 389 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 54.15% 47.97% 48.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 202 190 219
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £239 £250 £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 12 36 29
Median hourly rate £11.00 £21.53 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.89% +7.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.38 £9.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.60 £37.50 £29.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) F5
3 11 (78.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 11 (78.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (71.43%) BIG-IP
4 10 (71.43%) MPLS
4 10 (71.43%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) CCNP
6 4 (28.57%) CCNA
7 3 (21.43%) Firewall
7 3 (21.43%) CCIE
7 3 (21.43%) ATM
7 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
8 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (14.29%) Retail
8 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
8 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) Juniper
9 1 (7.14%) HP
9 1 (7.14%) Citrix
9 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (7.14%) Wireless
9 1 (7.14%) VMware
9 1 (7.14%) WLAN

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 11 (78.57%) Cisco ASA
1 11 (78.57%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 11 (78.57%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 10 (71.43%) BIG-IP
2 10 (71.43%) DNS
2 10 (71.43%) MPLS
3 3 (21.43%) ATM
3 3 (21.43%) Firewall
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (7.14%) FCoE
5 1 (7.14%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (7.14%) IPv6
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) WAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) WLAN
General
1 5 (35.71%) Banking
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Network Consultant
2 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Architect
4 1 (7.14%) IP Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Security Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (14.29%) Load Balancing
1 2 (14.29%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCNA
2 4 (28.57%) CCNP
3 3 (21.43%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) ProxySG
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 12 (85.71%) CheckPoint
2 12 (85.71%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Aruba
4 1 (7.14%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (7.14%) Brocade
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Forcepoint
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Meraki
4 1 (7.14%) VMware