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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 36 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 0.38% - -
As % of the Vendors category 0.83% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £412 £425 £375
% change year-on-year
-3.05% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 -
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
120 114 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Kent 45.63% 39.45% 48.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 78 85
Median daily rate £325 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £221 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 3
Median hourly rate £38.38 - £12.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.92 - £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 - £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.52 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+7.99% +5.82%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Blue Coat
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 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 Kent region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 1 (100.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Security Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Intel Security
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ServiceNow