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 27 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 110 103 85
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -18
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.067% 0.20% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.46% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £375 £381
% change year-on-year
+9.33% -1.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
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
536 657 470
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 35.78% 43.00% 40.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 439 313
Median daily rate £400 £350 £332
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £443 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 12
Median hourly rate £18.75 £18.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.10 £9.74 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £33.75 £18.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.83 £18.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+12.59% +8.82%

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 24 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Motorola
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM

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 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) DMZ
1 1 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) DataPower
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCDP
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP UCMDB
1 1 (100.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) BMC
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Motorola
1 1 (100.00%) Splunk
1 1 (100.00%) TippingPoint