The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 28 May 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
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 103 86 82
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.11% 0.33% 0.079%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.75% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £425 £431 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.44% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £24.00 -
Blue Coat
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
802 666 546
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 43.21% 43.76% 43.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 330 266
Median daily rate £378 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £211 £176 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £525 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 36 37
Median hourly rate £13.50 £16.83 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.76% -5.21%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £25.50 £38.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing Blue Coat as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Axway
1 2 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Java

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) NAS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Digital Media
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 2 (100.00%) TOGAF
1 2 (100.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Axway
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) VMware