The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank - - 37
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.12% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £32.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year
- -31.57%
Blue Coat
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
183 59 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 40.22% 34.30% 44.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 25 81
Average daily rate £310 £310 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £227 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 6 12
Average hourly rate £31.20 £15.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.29% -31.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.00 £19.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £15.50 £28.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -10.52%

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Contract Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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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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
Blackburn - - - -
Blue Coat
North West