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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank - - -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire - - -
As % of the Vendors category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £388 £339
% change year-on-year
-6.45% +14.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
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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 Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
209 129 204
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Lancashire 51.99% 45.10% 51.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 50 107
Average daily rate £310 £305 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.63% -23.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £237 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £410 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 13
Average hourly rate £22.00 £20.50 £26.70
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% -23.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £14.00 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £22.04 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.91
% change year-on-year
-10.25% -2.05%