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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Blue Coat
Rank 6 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 15.38% - -
As % of the Vendors category 50.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£405 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £388 £330
% change year-on-year
- +17.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £32.25
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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
4 12 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Maidstone 30.77% 42.86% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate £405 £300 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.00% -5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £115 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £350 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £11.00 £125.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -91.20%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Maidstone

Blue Coat
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) BGP

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) BGP
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Network Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (50.00%) PRINCE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Juniper
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee