The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 86 100 83
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.088% 0.063% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.18% 0.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £300 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate £438 £400 £388
% change year-on-year
+9.37% +3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £55.00 £21.00 -
% change year-on-year
+161.90% -
Blue Coat
West Yorkshire

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

Vendors Category
Leeds
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
494 552 434
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 43.45% 34.50% 37.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 323 266
Median daily rate £410 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £260 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £533 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £380 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.97% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 23 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.00 £14.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +0.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.16 £12.14 £12.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £28.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +5.88%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Leeds

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) F5
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) HP UCMDB
2 2 (50.00%) DataPower
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) TippingPoint
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) DMZ
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) Motorola
2 2 (50.00%) OPNET
2 2 (50.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Qualys
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
3 1 (25.00%) Migration
3 1 (25.00%) VMware

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) DMZ
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 2 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) OSPF
2 2 (50.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) DMVPN
3 1 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 1 (25.00%) TACACS
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Contracts Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Security Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Security Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (25.00%) Migration
2 1 (25.00%) Validation
2 1 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (25.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCDP
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) BitLocker
1 1 (25.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP UCMDB
1 2 (50.00%) OPNET
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) F5
2 2 (50.00%) BMC
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Motorola
2 2 (50.00%) Splunk
2 2 (50.00%) TippingPoint
3 1 (25.00%) ArcSight
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) Nokia
3 1 (25.00%) Qualys
3 1 (25.00%) VMware