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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 69 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.59% - 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 1.14% - 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£488 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £21.53 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 - -
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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
439 310 321
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 51.71% 46.06% 52.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 159 166
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £188 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 33 19
Average hourly rate £20.94 £21.50 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.62% -17.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £10.50 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -10.25%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Blue Coat within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Stevenage - 3 - - 1
Watford - 1 £375 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £600 -
Blue Coat
East of England

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (70.00%) Juniper
4 6 (60.00%) CCNA
4 6 (60.00%) F5
4 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
5 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
7 3 (30.00%) Remedy
7 3 (30.00%) DNS
7 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 3 (30.00%) LAN
7 3 (30.00%) DHCP
7 3 (30.00%) FTP
7 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (30.00%) Websense
7 3 (30.00%) ProxySG
7 3 (30.00%) Network Design
7 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
7 3 (30.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
7 3 (30.00%) Network Security
8 2 (20.00%) Banking
8 2 (20.00%) Xen
8 2 (20.00%) Linux

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Hertfordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (30.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco PIX
3 3 (30.00%) Network Security
3 3 (30.00%) LAN
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) FTP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) OSPF
4 1 (10.00%) BGP
4 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (10.00%) VPN
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) FCoE
4 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (10.00%) NetScaler
General
1 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Network Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Security Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Network Support
4 1 (10.00%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Network Design
1 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) CCNP
3 1 (10.00%) JNCIS
3 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (10.00%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) ProxySG
2 2 (20.00%) Xen
3 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Juniper
3 6 (60.00%) F5
4 4 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) Remedy
5 3 (30.00%) Websense
5 3 (30.00%) Infoblox
5 3 (30.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
6 1 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) VMware
6 1 (10.00%) Sourcefire
6 1 (10.00%) Brocade
6 1 (10.00%) Fortinet
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