The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Blue Coat products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Blue Coat over the 3 months to 29 August 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Blue Coat
Rank 58 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -4
Contract jobs citing Blue Coat 6 5 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.90% 0.52% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.91% 1.10% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 0
Median daily rate £450 £450 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £409 £438 £375
% change year-on-year
-6.51% +16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £21.53 -
Blue Coat
Buckinghamshire

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

Vendors Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
314 455 382
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 47.01% 47.40% 45.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 180 218 207
Median daily rate £425 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 18
Median hourly rate £11.00 £10.04 £11.15
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.61% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.50 £9.00 £8.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £22.50 £14.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.72 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+6.86% +6.94%

Blue Coat
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Blue Coat Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Blue Coat
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Blue Coat Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Blue Coat
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Blue Coat Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

Blue Coat
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Blue Coat.

1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) SSL
2 13 (72.22%) Internet
2 13 (72.22%) VPN
2 13 (72.22%) F5
3 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) DNS
4 7 (38.89%) B2B
4 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
4 7 (38.89%) FTP
4 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
4 7 (38.89%) Project Management
4 7 (38.89%) Finance
4 7 (38.89%) Migration
4 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (38.89%) Reverse Proxy
4 7 (38.89%) IronPort
4 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
4 7 (38.89%) Skype for Business
4 7 (38.89%) NetScaler
4 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (38.89%) ProjectWise
4 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
4 7 (38.89%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 6 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication

Blue Coat
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 7 (38.89%) Skype for Business
2 5 (27.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (38.89%) ProjectWise
2 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Firewall
2 13 (72.22%) Internet
2 13 (72.22%) SSL
2 13 (72.22%) VPN
3 7 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
3 7 (38.89%) DNS
3 7 (38.89%) FTP
3 7 (38.89%) NetScaler
3 7 (38.89%) Reverse Proxy
4 6 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 6 (33.33%) Wireless
5 5 (27.78%) SAN
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.56%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 5 (27.78%) Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Security Specialist
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Architect
2 5 (27.78%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (22.22%) Information Security Specialist
3 4 (22.22%) Information Specialist
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Middleware Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Information Security Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Network Infrastructure Project Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SAN Technical Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Manager
5 1 (5.56%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) 802.1X
2 4 (22.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (33.33%) Unix
1 6 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) B2B
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
1 7 (38.89%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (38.89%) Data Migration
1 7 (38.89%) Migration
1 7 (38.89%) Project Management
1 7 (38.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (33.33%) Information Security
2 6 (33.33%) Malware Detection/Protection
2 6 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
2 6 (33.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
2 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 6 (33.33%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 4 (22.22%) Capacity Management
4 3 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
5 2 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (38.89%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
3 3 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) Nexpose
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Cisco
2 13 (72.22%) F5
3 12 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (38.89%) Citrix
4 7 (38.89%) IronPort
4 7 (38.89%) Oracle
5 6 (33.33%) ArcSight
5 6 (33.33%) FireEye
5 6 (33.33%) GFI Software
5 6 (33.33%) Intel Security
5 6 (33.33%) Juniper
5 6 (33.33%) LogRhythm
5 6 (33.33%) Rapid7
5 6 (33.33%) Sourcefire
5 6 (33.33%) Symantec
5 6 (33.33%) TippingPoint
6 5 (27.78%) NetApp
6 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
6 5 (27.78%) VMware