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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 92 82 63
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -19
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 0.070% 0.26% 1.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.69% 2.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 9
Average daily rate - £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £401 £381
% change year-on-year
-0.12% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £117.50
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
484 433 414
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Leeds 33.99% 38.05% 42.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 300 247
Average daily rate £400 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £460 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 7
Average hourly rate £15.50 £12.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.00% -3.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.65 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £15.50 £17.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+22.85% +6.06%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat.

1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (50.00%) IronPort
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Leeds region citing Blue Coat also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Blue Coat. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) Intranet
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (50.00%) Process Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
1 1 (50.00%) XenApp
1 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) IronPort
1 1 (50.00%) M86 Security
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) RightFax
1 1 (50.00%) VMware