The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Maidenhead region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 2.40% - -
As % of the Vendors category 6.12% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £338 £360
% change year-on-year
+18.51% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £117.50 - £25.25
Vendors Category
Maidenhead
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
49 40 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidenhead 39.20% 52.63% 40.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 27 6
Average daily rate £344 £280 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.76% -28.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £191 £130 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £350 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 6
Average hourly rate £24.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £18.50 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £35.00 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
Blue Coat
Berkshire

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Maidenhead region.

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Maidenhead

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 11 (84.62%) SAN
2 11 (84.62%) DNS
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
4 9 (69.23%) HP
4 9 (69.23%) HTTP
4 9 (69.23%) SMTP
4 9 (69.23%) Windows
4 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (69.23%) Symantec
4 9 (69.23%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
4 9 (69.23%) Brocade
4 9 (69.23%) WSUS
4 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (69.23%) SCCM
4 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
4 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (61.54%) MPLS
5 8 (61.54%) LDAP
5 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
5 8 (61.54%) Microsoft

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidenhead 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 9 (69.23%) MS Exchange
1 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 7 (53.85%) MS Office
3 4 (30.77%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) WAN
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) DNS
2 11 (84.62%) SAN
3 10 (76.92%) VPN
4 9 (69.23%) HTTP
4 9 (69.23%) SMTP
5 8 (61.54%) LDAP
5 8 (61.54%) MPLS
6 6 (46.15%) Internet
6 6 (46.15%) Fibre Channel
7 5 (38.46%) OSPF
7 5 (38.46%) BGP
8 3 (23.08%) RIP
8 3 (23.08%) DHCP
9 2 (15.38%) Ethernet
9 2 (15.38%) SNMP
9 2 (15.38%) H.323
9 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (53.85%) Japanese Language
2 4 (30.77%) French Language
2 4 (30.77%) German Language
2 4 (30.77%) Italian Language
3 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Team Leader
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Team Leader
1 4 (30.77%) Operations Team Leader
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Operations Team Leader
2 3 (23.08%) Desktop Team Leader
3 2 (15.38%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Data Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Network Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Project Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Service Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Data Centre Operations Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Data Centre Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (69.23%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) CentOS
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Problem Management
2 5 (38.46%) Project Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 3 (23.08%) Security Management
5 2 (15.38%) Migration
5 2 (15.38%) Network Management
5 2 (15.38%) Change Control
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) B2B
5 2 (15.38%) Service Management
5 2 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) Operations Management
6 1 (7.69%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCNA
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) CCSA
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) vSphere
4 3 (23.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (69.23%) NetBackup
1 9 (69.23%) WSUS
1 9 (69.23%) SCCM
2 6 (46.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (23.08%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
3 9 (69.23%) Symantec
3 9 (69.23%) HP
3 9 (69.23%) VMware
3 9 (69.23%) Brocade
4 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) McAfee
6 4 (30.77%) F5
7 3 (23.08%) Barracuda Networks
7 3 (23.08%) Nokia
8 2 (15.38%) EMC
8 2 (15.38%) Riverbed
8 2 (15.38%) SolarWinds
8 2 (15.38%) Infoblox
9 1 (7.69%) MobileIron
9 1 (7.69%) Red Hat