The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 8 February 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.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank - 38 -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent - 0.36% -
As % of the Vendors category - 0.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £388
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +3.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.00 - £117.50
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 Kent region.

Vendors Category
Kent
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
124 149 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 41.20% 53.99% 35.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 95 35
Average daily rate £338 £400 £295
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +35.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £477 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 9
Average hourly rate £11.46 £11.50 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.34% -25.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £36.91 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £22.50 £17.40 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Kent region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Kent

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Kent