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 22 January 2017 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Blue Coat
Rank 84 92 81
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.092% 0.069% 0.092%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Median daily rate £300 - £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £440 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.56%
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% -

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
454 487 419
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 41.96% 33.73% 38.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 300 309 288
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £295 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £451
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £15.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.35% +24.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.01 £11.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.86 £45.50 £15.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-17.77% +32.35%

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 22 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) DataPower
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) HP UCMDB
2 1 (50.00%) GPG13
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) Motorola
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) OPNET

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 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
2 1 (50.00%) DMVPN
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) TACACS
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Management
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) GPG13
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (50.00%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (50.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) ArcSight
2 1 (50.00%) BMC
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) Motorola
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Splunk
2 1 (50.00%) TippingPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VMware