The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 5.88% - -
As % of the Vendors category 33.33% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£400 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £388 £338
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +14.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £33.00
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Maidstone region.

Vendors Category
Maidstone
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3 11 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 17.65% 42.31% 45.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Average daily rate £400 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 6
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £11.45
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -3.93%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.30 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-6.73% +1.57%

Blue Coat
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Maidstone 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) OSPF
1 1 (100.00%) BGP
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (100.00%) PRINCE
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) F5
Maidstone, Kent
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago