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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Blue Coat
Rank 95 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.060% 0.076% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£575 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £401 £400 £338
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +18.51%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £117.50 -
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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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
703 598 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 42.00% 45.72% 40.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 270 168
Average daily rate £350 £328 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £141
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 35
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -14.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.01 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.40
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.89%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Blue Coat across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Motorola
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Websense
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) IronPort
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester 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 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WLAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) IPv6
1 1 (50.00%) OSPF
1 1 (50.00%) BGP
1 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless Security
1 1 (50.00%) FCoE
1 1 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 1 (50.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Security Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Security Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Identity Management
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CISSP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCSE
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIS
1 1 (50.00%) HP ASE
1 1 (50.00%) HP MASE
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Juniper
1 1 (50.00%) Motorola
1 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) Websense
1 1 (50.00%) VMware
1 1 (50.00%) Brocade
1 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (50.00%) IronPort
1 1 (50.00%) AirMagnet
1 1 (50.00%) Aruba
1 1 (50.00%) F5
1 1 (50.00%) Trustwave
1 1 (50.00%) Meraki
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester
Orgtel
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 20 days ago